Stories tagged: Washington State University
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Ryan Leaf, former NFL, WSU quarterback once imprisoned, delivers a message of hope in Yakima
Ryan Leaf, who rose to become the No. 2 NFL draft pick in 1998 before his career went sour and his drug use led to prison, descended on Yakima Thursday …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Another bomb threat at Washington State University
Stimson Hall on the Washington State University campus in Pullman was evacuated Thursday afternoon after a “specific” threat was received, according to WSU officials.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 1 p.m.
Common Reading program brings “Ready Player One” author to WSU
Ernest Cline will speak at the Common Reading Invited Lecture at Beasley Coliseum on Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Making sense of the numbers: College rankings in perspective
Research suggests rankings have a significant impact on where students apply to college, regardless of whether they fully understand what each ranking system measures. But the rankings don’t tell the …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Swastikas, bomb threat etched into WSU dorm walls trigger evacuation
Dozens of students were evacuated from Stimson Hall at Washington State University Monday night after students reported vandals had scratched several swastikas and a vague bomb threat onto dorm walls.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
WSU students plan march following Charlottesville violence
Washington State University students are planning to march on campus Saturday in response to the weekend mayhem in Charlottesville, Virginia. They also are demanding changes in university policy to curb …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
100 years after legislators barred WSU from starting medical school, WSU’s first class of medical students start work in Spokane
Medical students who start the first class of Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine benefit from the political wars and warriors who made it happen.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Former WSU College Republican president James Allsup radicalized campus politics, students say
Before James Allsup was a burgeoning alt-right celebrity traveling the country and speaking at rallies, he led a takeover of his college’s young Republican organization.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
WSU College of Nursing honored as center of excellence
Washington State University’s College of Nursing was recognized Monday as a Center for Excellence in nursing education, one of 15 programs selected from around the country.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Washington State golfer Derek Bayley takes second at state amateur
Washington State University senior Derek Bayley closed with a 2-under 69 Thursday at Tumble Creek in Cle Elum to finish second in the Washington State Men’s Amateur.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 5 a.m.
Area North Korea experts agree: Rhetoric is not policy
Despite the recent escalation in tensions between North Korea and the United States, Pacific Northwest experts on the Asian nation agree both parties are likely to confine themselves to lobbing …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Washington State’s Derek Bayley in second place at Washington State Men’s Amateur
Washington State University senior Derek Bayley dropped into second place at the Washington State Men’s Amateur after a second-round 71 Wednesday at Tumble Creek in Cle Elum.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
WSU’s Derek Bayley shares first place at Washington Men’s Amateur
Washington State University senior Derek Bayley shot a 5-under 67 Tuesday for a share of the first-round lead in the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Washington State University investigates unsubstantiated bomb threat
A bomb threat was phoned into Washington State University in Pullman late Thursday afternoon, but police do not believe it was credible.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Schulz: WSU needs to save money, will tighten financial belt
Washington State University will introduce a new hiring process that will include a careful examination by executive personnel of all hiring requests and justification of the need to fill positions, …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
University of Idaho professor killed by lightning strike in Swiss Alps
Faculty and staff at the University of Idaho began mourning one of their own Monday when it was announced Samantha Ramsay, an assistant professor of nutrition at the Margaret Ritchie …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
Potheads don’t stress easily, say WSU researchers
Washington State University researchers have found evidence supporting an already popular theory: that regular cannabis users stay more relaxed in stressful situations.
Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
More travelers using Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Federal officials say passenger boardings increased about 21.5 percent at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport between 2015 and 2016.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
Residents request state oversight of Whitman County auditor’s office
The latest of a series of mistakes by the Whitman County auditor’s office may just be the straw that broke the camel’s back, judging by a letter signed by at …
Sun., July 23, 2017, 7 a.m.
Despite serious opioid crisis, research on medical marijuana remains stifled by federal rules
It’s about a mile along Division Street from Dr. Matt Layton’s office on the Washington State University medical campus in Spokane to the nearest recreational marijuana store.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
WSU student leaders want policy to keep sexual predators out of athletics
Student leaders at Washington State University are demanding a policy that would bar the school’s athletics department from recruiting any athlete who has been convicted of a sex crime.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Washington State University raising tuition by 2.2 percent
The Washington State University Board of Regents has voted to raise undergraduate tuition 2.2 percent for the coming school year.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
WSU educator accused of fraud is not part of plea deal, lawyer says
A plea bargain may be in the works for co-defendants of the Washington State University assistant professor arrested last year for allegedly defrauding the federal government of more than $8 …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
Then & Now: Two-time Olympic qualifier Ian Waltz loving post-competition life
The metal platter came out of Ian Waltz’ hand and soared. And soared and soared some more.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
Pullman residents say they want less sprawl, more green spaces
A majority of respondents to the Pullman Planning Commission’s series of Comprehensive Plan workshops in April preferred focusing on Pullman’s city center development – with minimal development of the Pullman-Moscow …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Watchdog recommends security measures after names, Social Security numbers stolen from WSU
A consumer watchdog group has recommended security measures for anyone who may be affected by the recent theft of sensitive data from a Washington State University research center.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Big win for supporters of new Moscow ice rink
In August, the Moscow City Council expressed its support for a new Palouse Ice Rink and its willingness to donate $1 million from the city’s Hamilton Fund to help pay …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Sneezing: Experts warn pollen levels especially high this year
It’s that time of year again: temperatures are rising, flowers are blooming and pollen allergy sufferers are miserable. And they should stock up on tissues and medication now, because experts …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Names, Social Security numbers and health information compromised in burglary at WSU storage unit
Sensitive data on roughly 1 million people – including names, Social Security numbers and personal health information – were compromised in a burglary in Olympia earlier this year. Washington State …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
WSU ends talks with firm developing plans for historic Jensen-Byrd building
Washington State University has stopped negotiations with the company given the green light to redevelop the historic Jensen-Byrd building near the downtown Spokane Riverpoint campus and will instead start over …