Stories tagged: Washington State University
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 11:59 P.M.
100 years ago in Pullman: Washington State College president accuses University of Washington of encroachment
From our archive, 100 years ago A turf war between the University of Washington and Washington State College (now Washington State University) broke out into the open.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 10:21 A.M.
WSU fraternities, sororities release ‘culture-changing’ plan
Sexual violence, drug abuse, alcohol abuse and mental health problems, although all different issues, are closely related, according to a recently released statement from the Washington State University Panhellenic and …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 6:40 P.M.
WSU professor killed in Highway 95 crash
A Washington State University professor died in a crash on Highway 95 about four miles south of Cambridge, Idaho, on Wednesday.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 6:16 P.M.
WSU researcher honored for creating a gene test to save dogs
For years, veterinarians struggled to understand why a common heartworm medicine causes some dogs to fall into a coma and die. But they knew it primarily affects herding dogs, such …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 1:38 P.M.
WSU announces second, broader, review of student discipline
Following widespread criticism and a court of appeals ruling, Washington State University announced Friday a broad review of its student conduct process.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 1:24 P.M.
Controversial far-right speaker at WSU prompts need for funds for extra security
Washington State University College Republicans are scrambling to raise $1,000 for security costs associated with a visit of Milo Yiannopoulos, a far-right speaker and editor of Breitbart News, with little …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 12:44 P.M.
Relationship between sleep and pain part of WSU study
Washington State University will take part in a study on the relationship between sleep and chronic pain, part of a nationwide effort to stem the abuse of opioid pain relievers.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 6:37 P.M.
Undocumented students appeal to Washington State University leaders to make school a safe place
Undocumented students stood in the middle of campus Thursday, told their stories and appealed to Washington State University’s leaders to make the school a safe place for them.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 9:51 A.M.
WSU to host dairy manure management workshop
Washington State University will host a free educational workshop for dairy farmers, consultants and others dealing with managing dairy manure.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 5:30 P.M.
Northwest colleges urge Trump to keep immigration program for students
Hundreds of college presidents, including more than a dozen in Washington and Idaho, are publicly urging President-elect Donald Trump not to eliminate a federal program that protects nearly 750,000 undocumented …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 3:17 P.M.
WSU president says school had $17M deficit last year
Washington State University operated at a $17 million deficit last year, and President Kirk Schulz said departments that overspent must develop plans to repay the money so the university can …
SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2016, 6:30 A.M.
WSU cadet Kyle Nardon not letting go of Air Force dream despite diagnosis
Kyle Nardon nearly landed an elite position as a drone pilot for the U.S. Air Force – a step away from his dream job of flying traditional planes. But an …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 8:19 P.M.
Winning halftime field goal at Apple Cup nets $1,000 for Second Harvest
There was one extra player on the field at this year’s Apple Cup between Washington and Washington State who wasn’t listed on either teams’ rosters.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 8:02 A.M.
Beer sales not happening at Apple Cup game
Buying a beer inside Martin Stadium during a Cougar football game remains a no-go for the majority of fans as the final home game of the season, the annual Apple …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 5 A.M.
Black Friday or Apple Cup? You can do both
There are deals to be had in stores during Black Friday sales, but there’s just one tiny problem this year. The Apple Cup.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 8:09 P.M.
Ranked Washington rivals may divide families more than politics
Joyce Schroeder threw on her robe and hurried outside in below freezing temperatures to grab the morning newspaper. It was Nov. 20, 1976, the day the Washington State Cougars would …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 4:31 P.M.
New WSU medical school attracts hundreds of applicants
The newly accredited Washington State University School of Medicine has spots for 60 people in its inaugural class in August, but 600 applications from interested students have already arrived.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 4:45 P.M.
Sexual assault persists on local college campuses even as schools take steps to fight it
Schools in the Inland Northwest say they’re doing everything they can to prevent sexual misconduct, promote healthy relationships, help victims recover and properly discipline the accused. But victims advocates say …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 10:23 A.M.
WSU car tagging incident termed a felony hate crime
The Pullman Police Department is calling upon the public to help find the person or people behind the anti-gay slurs tagged on a vehicle belonging to a gay Washington State …
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 5:11 P.M.
Profs didn’t cancel classes to protest election, WSU says
No WSU classes canceled because of the election results, university officials say.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 11:42 A.M.
Sen. Michael Baumgartner says some WSU professors canceled classes to protest Trump win
Sen. Mike Baumgartner is demanding information about reports that some WSU classes were canceled to protest Donald Trump’s election.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 10:51 P.M.
Decision on pursuing charges in Washington State lineman Robert Barber case still a ways out
The decision whether to pursue a felony assault charge against Washington State lineman Robert Barber may not come before the end of the year even as attorneys will make arguments …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 5:25 P.M.
WSU students stage dueling election demonstrations
Students at WSU staged dueling demonstrations on Wednesday, with some rejoicing and some protesting Donald Trump’s election.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016
College fundraising has become pivotal
Budgetary pressure has put the squeeze on colleges and universities. This is a nationwide trend that has forced university presidents to be as adept at fundraising as they are at …
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 5:46 P.M.
Court filing says WSU football player Robert Barber hit unconscious student as he lay on the floor, threatened cop in 2015
While many students, parents and one lawmaker spoke Thursday in support of Robert Barber’s return to class at Washington State University, attorneys representing the school wrote in court records filed …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 2:22 P.M.
Forum at WSU brings threats by state Sen. Michael Baumgartner amid impassioned defense of football player Robert Barber
The Washington State board of regents conducted an open forum Friday at the Compton Union Building on the Pullman campus, drawing passionate pleas from several people on behalf of suspended …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 4:37 P.M.
Reinstate suspended Cougs, reform conduct process
This is about WSU being in the business of graduating students, not running a parallel criminal justice system.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 4:24 P.M.
Future City competition lets middle school students design cities
A Washington State University researcher wants middle school students to design the cities of the future.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 12:55 P.M.
WSU Running Start enrollment nearly triples in Tri-Cities
The number of Running Start students at WSU Tri-Cities nearly tripled this year.
MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016, 12:12 P.M.
Michael Baumgartner, Jack Thompson call on WSU officials to reinstate player Robert Barber and review student-conduct process
A state senator and one of the most decorated quarterbacks in Washington State University history are urging WSU’s president and regents to intervene in the case of