Stories tagged: College
Mon., April 29, 2013
Colleges’ tuition plans in limbo
SEATTLE – Students heading off to college in Washington next fall will have to wait awhile to find out how much tuition they’ll be paying. Since the Legislature went home …
Fri., April 5, 2013
Golf: Annika Award set for top NCAA D-I women’s player
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – The Annika Award will be presented to the top NCAA D-I women’s player, starting next year. “I’m thrilled to be able to have my name on …
Thu., April 4, 2013
Education Notebook: LC drill team places at state
The Lewis and Clark High School Drill Team competed at the Washington State Drill Team Competition, March 22 and 23 in Yakima, taking second place in the military division and …
Fri., March 15, 2013
New CCS program helping students pursue top education
Russell Vannoy had no grand plan for college. He figured he’d attend Spokane Falls Community College first, then transfer to an in-state college to finish his degree. American Honors, a …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2012, 8:18 p.m.
Pangos, Olynyk lead Zags past Oklahoma St. 69-68
STILLWATER, Okla. – It was a thrilling finish worth reliving, and the Gonzaga Bulldogs were doing just that in the locker room.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2012
Free workshops on college financial aid will be offered
Spokane Public Schools high school seniors can start planning for how to pay for college at upcoming financial aid workshops. The first of the free seminars will be next Thursday …
Sat., Oct. 13, 2012, 9:19 p.m.
No. 3 Linfield rolls past Whitworth
Mickey Inns passed for 261 yards and five touchdowns and backup Josh Yoder added a pair of TD passes as the third-ranked Linfield Wildcats (5-0, 2-0) romped to a 54-14 …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2012, 8:28 p.m.
Willamette comes alive in second half to upend Pirates
It’s a combination that can turn a football game around in a hurry. The offense goes three-and-out, the defense wears down against a balanced attack and can’t get off the …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2012, 8:42 p.m.
Idaho gets 1st win, beats New Mexico State 26-18
Friday, Trey Farquhar got a surprise foot rub from an Olympic gold medalist. And Saturday, after Idaho’s 26-18 Western Athletic Conference football win over New Mexico State, he earned something …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2012, 9:07 p.m.
Cougars fall to No. 14 Beavers 19-6
Jordan Poyer had three interceptions, Sean Mannion passed for 270 yards and No. 14 Oregon State survived a shaky start with a 19-6 win over Washington State Saturday.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012
Reloaded Whitworth men off to strong start
Consider the Whitworth men’s soccer team reloaded. Despite graduating nine seniors, including seven who earned All-Northwest Conference honors, the 24th-ranked Pirates – after a 1-0 win over seventh-ranked Wheaton on …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2012
Cougs look to attack
If the Washington State women’s soccer program wants to move forward, Keidane McAlpine says, so will the players. The first-year coach inherits a team that has reached the NCAA tournament …
Sun., July 8, 2012
Education investment: College students face tough choices
Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate. But with the cost of …
Sat., May 26, 2012, 10:17 p.m.
College roundup: GU whips BYU 17-1 in baseball finale
Marco Gonzales’ three-run double sparked a 10-run third inning and the Gonzaga baseball team whipped Brigham Young 17-1 on Saturday in a regular-season finale in Provo, Utah.
Sat., May 5, 2012, 10 p.m.
Cougars’ bullpen comes up short in loss to Cal
As a planned fireworks display sounded in the background, Donnie Marbut spent a good 15 minutes speaking with his Washington State baseball team in left field at Bailey-Brayton Field on …
Tue., April 24, 2012
Many degree holders languish in job market
WASHINGTON – The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A weak labor market already has left half of young college graduates …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2012
College-bound would be wise to study changes in financial aid
NEW YORK – The mad dash to cobble together college funding will soon be under way. In the weeks ahead, colleges will begin mailing out their much-anticipated acceptance letters and …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2012, 7:39 a.m.
Idaho ranks last in providing financial aid
BOISE — A new state report shows that Idaho ranks last among its neighbors for providing state and local financial aid to college students.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 14, 2011, 1:28 p.m.
Colleges pay to fend off porn sites
Universities around Washington are buying up websites under the new .xxx web extension created for pornographic material. But they aren’t trying to bolster their budgets by getting into the porn …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2011, 10:32 a.m.
Report: Sandusky speaks out about Penn State molestation case
Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky said Joe Paterno never spoke to him about any suspected misconduct with minors, the New York Times reported today. Sandusky has been charged …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2011
UW steps it up
SEATTLE – Steve Sarkisian is in a groove. So are the Washington Huskies. The UW football coach hopes neither misses a beat when his newly 22nd-ranked Huskies visit No. 7 …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2011
Oregon’s James injured amidst dismantling of Cal
EUGENE, Ore. – LaMichael James ran for 239 yards and a touchdown before he was carted off the field after injuring his right arm, dampening No. 9 Oregon’s 43-15 victory …
Sun., Aug. 14, 2011
Give your dorm breathing room
When Wendy Koch’s son Bob headed off to Ithaca College freshman year, the car was loaded with great stuff – too much of it. That the nice Pottery Barn rug …
Sat., July 30, 2011
NIC program helps students gain GED while in college
Blaine Hahn, of Hayden, officially began dreaming again this week. He enrolled at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene in hopes of becoming a mechanical engineer. After dropping out of …
Sat., July 16, 2011
Higher ed, lower affordability
Nineteen months ago, Washington’s higher education officials did what higher education officials do. They looked at a problem and wrote a report.
Fri., May 6, 2011
Slated for demolition, SFCC’s Building 4 is giving its all for art
It’s the wildest doomed building you’ve ever seen. Blue, painted tree branches sprout from the hallway walls, which are a riot of color and forms. A forest of whittled limbs …
Sun., April 10, 2011
EWU profs show college ‘firsts’ can change destiny of family
Martin Meraz-Garcia would drive his mother to the Tri-Cities fields at 4:30 in the morning and together they picked cherries and his nose would bleed, stinging with pesticides, and he …
Thu., Jan. 27, 2011
State cuts shifting NIC funding burden to taxpayers, students
BOISE – Falling state funding for higher education could lead to higher property taxes in North Idaho, state lawmakers were warned Wednesday as they heard North Idaho College’s budget request …
Mon., Jan. 10, 2011
EWU financial aid director has free advice: We’re here to help
College students and their families are filling out their financial aid applications this month in hopes of receiving grants and low-interest student loans – a once-daunting process. Shannon Flynn, the …
Fri., Dec. 24, 2010
Vestal: Quiet woman had big heart, loved giving
Barbara Bethards loved Christmas. She’d gather gifts with personal touches. Items that reflected her friends’ pets, hobbies, passions. Charm bracelets. Pet photos. Cross-stitching. Bags filled with emblems of thoughtfulness.