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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Go Smoggy!

Satire: WSU announces mascot change as smoke rolls in

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist September 14, 2022

President Kirk Schultz recently made waves at his speech outside Martin Stadium when he announced that WSU will be taking on a new mascot to replace Butch: Smoggy the Smoke Cloud.  “Smoggy really...

In Pullman, smoke is expected to clear Monday at noon.

Air quality worsens on the Palouse

SHANA HUANG, Evergreen reporter September 11, 2022

As wildfires spread across the Northwest, the air quality in Pullman reached a high of 197 AQI Sunday, according to the Air Quality Index from the Washington State Department of Ecology. Air quality...

Students walk to and from classes in hazy weather, Sep. 6.

Smoke is on the horizon

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor September 6, 2022

The Palouse can expect more smoky skies and low air quality in the coming days as the Inland Northwest reaches the height of wildfire season.  A blanket of smoke from wildfires in Oregon settled over...

The etiquette does and donts of cannabis consumption.

Weed-iquette: A polite idiot’s guide to cannabis

CAROLYN MCCAMPBELL, Evergreen columnist April 13, 2022

Editor's note: *All names of those associated with WSU have been changed for privacy* Do you remember when you were young and everyone said sharing is caring? Share your toys, your food, a hit off your...

Grapes from commercial and research vineyards are collected and analyzed so WSU researchers can see how wine grape quality is affected by how long they are exposed to smoke.

Researchers study ashy aromas, tastes in wine affected by wildfires

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter November 11, 2020

WSU researchers are studying how the duration of smoke exposure from September's wildfires affected the quality of wine grapes. Grapes exposed to smoke from wildfires can develop ashy aromas and tastes...

WSU suspends all campus operations due to air quality concerns

WSU suspends all campus operations due to air quality concerns

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter September 11, 2020

WSU suspended all operations today at noon due to worsening air quality caused by heavy smoke from regional fires. All in-person and online educational activities are canceled, according to the WSU...

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