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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Director Sebastian Sanders reviews his summer activities to the ASWSU senate, Aug. 30, in Pullman, Wash.

Director of Community Affairs talks summer activities with ASWSU senate

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter August 31, 2023

ASWSU heard a presentation from Sebastian Sanders, Director of Community Affairs, who provided a recap of his work over the summer to the senators. As the Director of Community Affairs, Sanders’s...

The Pullman City Council met on March 14 to discuss a new city logo, pictured above.

Pullman City introduces new logo, city issue solutions

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter March 24, 2023

The Pullman City Council met on March 14 to discuss tourism, a new transportation group, water easements and a new logo for the city.  In a follow up interview, City Administrator Mike Urban said that...

Councilmembers implied they would support the new Pullman Transit fare policy in their meeting at 7 p.m. on Aug. 23.

Pullman Transit proposes new policy for young residents

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor August 24, 2022

Pullman Transit announced it would like to institute an official fare policy that would allow riders under the age of 18 to use public transportation for free in order to qualify for a state grant of nearly...

ASWSU President Brian Patrick (left) and Alexander Pan (right) attend a Pullman City Council Meeting, April 12.

Pullman City Council holds joint meeting with ASWSU

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2022

The Pullman City Council had its first joint meeting with ASWSU since before COVID-19 during a Tuesday night meeting to discuss the interests of both groups. Joint ASWSU and City Council meetings started...

City council members discuss fiber construction complaints during a meeting at Pullman City Hall, March 2.

Pullman city council hears financial and Ziply Fiber updates

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2022

Tom Murn, Ziply Fiber engineering manager, updated the Pullman City Council at their Tuesday night meeting about their response to complaints made regarding the Ziply Fiber project that started in...

City Council reviews public librarys annual report, hears aquifer update

City Council reviews public library’s annual report, hears aquifer update

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter February 16, 2022

Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, presented the 2020 annual report at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.  The presentation was delayed two years as a result of the pandemic and its...

Public art cannot be removed due to public complaint, according to Pullman City Council policy.

Thomas Jefferson painting movement up to library director discretion

GENEVA BREMS, Evergreen reporter February 14, 2022

After calls for its removal, the Thomas Jefferson portrait is still on display at Pullman's Neill Public Library. The Library Board of Trustees concluded that Library Director Joanna Bailey will ultimately...

Pullman City Administrator Mike Urban speaks about city expenses during a Tuesday night City Council meeting.

City council hears financial, staffing update

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2021

Pullman City Council heard a staffing and financial update presentation from City Administrator Mike Urban during a Tuesday night meeting. City budget The presentation covered the tax revenue budgets...

Francis Benjamin previously served on the City Council for over a decade. He made the decision to return to the council earlier this year in May. 

Newly elected City Council members look ahead to term

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor November 19, 2021

Recently elected Pullman City Council members are gearing up to assume office at the beginning of next year.  Francis Benjamin, WSU information systems coordinator and psychology shop supervisor,...

The Pullman Fire station responded to 2,308 calls during 2020, said Fire Chief Mike Heston during a City Council meeting Tuesday.

Pullman City Council hears plans to expand airport

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2021

Pullman City Council heard several presentations at their meeting Tuesday night, including updates from the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport and Pullman Fire Department. Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport Tim...

Francis Benjamin holds 70 percent of the votes for the Pullman City Council Ward 1 seat.

Benjamin holds early lead over incumbent Sorensen

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor November 4, 2021

Al Sorensen incumbent Pullman Ward 1 council member, has tentatively lost reelection in Tuesday’s general election. Francis Benjamin is set to win the council position against Sorensen, with...

One of the most important rights we have is voting. Are Cougs exercising it?

Students should vote in local elections

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 4, 2021

One of the best things about this country is our right to vote. We get to choose our leaders, our representatives and the policies of our local areas. It is an important gift in our society. However,...

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