Stories tagged: colleges
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
Most big public colleges don’t track suicides, AP finds
Most of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
‘Elitists, crybabies and junky degrees’: Education advocates see growing disdain for universities
There is an increasingly vocal campaign to transform higher education in America. Though U.S. universities are envied around the world, some conservatives want to reduce the flow of government cash …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Pledge deaths at U.S. colleges fuel reviews of Greek life
The deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges, which have long struggled with how to crack down …
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Colleges can get free doses of naloxone for students overdosing on heroin and other opioids
Colleges will be able to get several free doses of a drug that can reverse opioid overdoses, a sign of the widening impact of the deadly epidemic and increased efforts …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 6:12 p.m.
Locally: Justin Spurlock, Alex Hollenbeck win Junior Bowlers Tour doubles
Justin Spurlock and Alex Hollenbeck got hot at the right time and rode it to the championship of the Junior Bowlers Tour doubles tournament last Sunday at Lilac Lanes.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
Past opinions provide perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Suez Canal, Nov. 16, 1956
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 10:59 p.m.
College roundup: Kelsey Plum powers Washington past EWU in women’s basketball
Kelsey Plum scored 32 points to go with five rebounds and five assists as Washington routed Eastern Washington 100-52 Friday in nonconference play in Seattle to open the women’s basketball …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
Devonta Freeman leads Falcons past Saints in MNF
Devonta Freeman practically wore out the Superdome turf with one long gain after another, Tevin Coleman wouldn’t be denied near the goal line and the host New Orleans Saints hardly …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Tanner Kovacevich hits 60-foot eagle putt as CCS wins men’s golf title
Tanner Kovacevich made a 60-foot eagle putt on the first playoff hole to give Community Colleges of Spokane its third straight Northwest Athletic Conference men’s golf championship on Monday in …
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 7:07 p.m.
Area athletes dot college conference all-academic teams
Twenty-four area athletes were among the more than 600 grade-point averages of 3.2 or higher named to Big Sky Conference All-Academic teams for fall quarter 2015.
Sun., Sept. 13, 2015
Area roundup: Strong third period lifts Spokane Chiefs past Red Deer
The Spokane Chiefs overcame a 3-0 deficit with five consecutive third-period goals and beat the Red Deer Rebels 5-3 in Western Hockey League preseason action Saturday at the Tri-City Americans …
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015
Second-ranked Florida ends Eastern Washington 4-game streak in volleyball
Ziva Recek had a match-high 15 kills Thursday to lead No. 2 Florida to a 3-1 win over Eastern Washington at the Outriggers Resorts Volleyball Challenge in Honolulu. The Gators …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2015
College roundup: WSU volleyball wins Idaho Classic
Washington State secured the Idaho Classic volleyball title with straight-set wins over Seattle and Idaho Saturday in Moscow, Idaho. The Cougars opened with a 25-12, 25-15, 25-23 win over Seattle. …
Fri., May 22, 2015
Area roundup: Whitworth’s Courtney Fairhart places seventh in discus
Courtney Fairhart entered the Whitworth track and field program as a javelin thrower. She’ll leave it as an All-American performer in the women’s discus. Fairhart finished seventh with a school-record …
Tue., May 19, 2015
Former Idaho women’s coach Divilbiss let go amid allegations at Illinois
While Illinois has hired a law firm to investigate allegations of mistreatment by football coach Tim Beckman, the women’s basketball program is facing similar accusations by former players. As first …
Tue., May 12, 2015
Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis announces retirement
Retiring Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis has announced that he will step down on June 30. De Carolis released an open letter Monday announcing his decision. “There is …
Fri., May 8, 2015
Area roundup: Lake City knocks out Coeur d’Alene in baseball
Two days after their would-be, state-clinching victory was stripped because of a pitching-rule violation, the Coeur d’Alene baseball team experienced another heartbreaker Thursday with a 10-5 5A Region I loss …
Thu., May 7, 2015
Area roundup: Gonzaga women will host Naismith games
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team, which finished 26-8 and ranked No. 19, has agreed to be a host school in the 2015 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge, the …
Thu., April 30, 2015
Area roundup: Idaho men capture Big Sky Conference men’s golf tournament
The Idaho Vandals men ruled at the Big Sky Conference golf tournament at Greenhorn Creek Resort in Angels Camp, California, on Wednesday. The Vandals claimed the team title by a …
Fri., April 24, 2015
Area roundup: WSU’s Donika Bashota loses in round of 16 at Pac-12s
California’s Klara Fabikova defeated Washington State’s Donika Bashota 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday in the round of 16 at the Pac-12 Women’s Tennis Singles Championship at Ojai, California. Bashota advanced to …
Fri., March 20, 2015
Area roundup: Gonzaga’s rally falls just short in bottom of ninth
Gonzaga left the potential tying run on second base after a four-run ninth inning Thursday, dropping a 6-5 West Coast Conference baseball game to BYU at Patterson Complex. Tyler Frost’s …
Sun., Jan. 18, 2015
Cougars take multievent titles at Nampa meet
Washington State’s Dino Dodig and Kristine Felix won individual titles Saturday at the Ed Jacoby Invitational and Multis indoor track and field meet in Nampa, Idaho. Dodig claimed the men’s …
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014
Whitworth men notch fourth consecutive victory
Kenny Love scored a season-high 20 points, including a pair of 3-pointers during a 12-2 first-half run, as the Whitworth Pirates extended their winning streak to four with a 67-52 …
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
Redmon guides EWU rally
Sophomore Jade Redmon recorded her third career double-double Wednesday and the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team used a 28-10 second-half run to defeat Portland 72-65 at Reese Court in Cheney. …
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014
Columnist Norman Chad says Florida State, North Carolina are embarrassments to higher learning
We already know that the new College Football Playoff to crown a national champion is rigged. (I said as much last month – I believe my exact words were, “The …
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014
Eastern’s Kelsey Julian named to All-Big Sky second team
Eastern Washington University senior volleyball player Kelsey Julian received second-team All-Big Sky honors, the conference announced Wednesday. The Kennewick native earned her first all-conference honor after finishing the season with …
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014
Fall signing period: WSU men’s coach Ernie Kent signs versatile quartet
The fashion these days is for college recruits to make the act of choosing a school as showy as possible. Television cameras are called to watch players select a hat …
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014
Vandals women’s golfers win Aggie Invitational
The Idaho women’s golf team, led by co-medalist Kaitlyn Oster, won the New Mexico State Aggie Invitational on Wednesday. The Vandals finished at 14-under-par 850 for the three-round tournament, 10 …
Sun., June 15, 2014
Washington community colleges, universities face more budget cuts
KENNEWICK – Community college and university officials have been told to plan for more budget cuts to balance the state’s 2015-17 budget. The Office of Financial Management is expecting the …
Sun., May 18, 2014
Area roundup: Idaho men, women claim WAC track titles
The Idaho men’s and women’s track teams are leaving the Western Athletic Conference on top. The Vandals won seven events Saturday in Orem, Utah, and both the men and women …