Stories tagged: Washington State University
Thu., Aug. 9, 2012
Cougars’ Mayes bulks up on offseason liquid diet
PULLMAN – So you take some peanut butter, Logan Mayes said, and some Ensure, some protein powder, some yogurt, some Carnation instant breakfast and a little bit of milk. And …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2012
Jensen-Byrd buyer backs out of deal
Public outcry and a web of permitting issues have led a Texas company to withdraw its offer to buy and demolish the historic Jensen-Byrd and replace it with student housing. …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2012
Washington State star WR shows modesty
PULLMAN – If there is a topic Marquess Wilson likes discussing less than his own play – much of which has been outstanding through the first two seasons of his …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2012
Book Notes: Beagle, Grant visit Auntie’s for signings
We have a couple late additions to the list of local author events and news of appearances by well-known authors to tell you about. So grab your coffee, sit back …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2012
Leach begins WSU preseason camp searching for depth
PULLMAN – Mike Leach makes it clear that he’s nowhere near satisfied with the depth of his Washington State football team. Developing that depth – or “manufacturing experience,” as the …
Sun., July 29, 2012
Leach will keep Cougars busy on and off the field
Roughly 30 minutes after Mike Leach departed the stage at Pac-12 media day last week in Los Angeles, he was answering another question, this one about his celebrity and how …
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 …
Thu., June 28, 2012
WSU brings plant science innovation to festival on National Mall
WASHINGTON – An elementary school student in a white lab coat pulled the clumpy white string from a test tube with a Q-tip and delivered her assessment: “It’s like snot,” …
Sun., June 24, 2012
Fans of all stripes audition for WSU marketing campaign
Washington State University alumnus John Gates’ granddaughter, still a toddler, already has Cougar pride. “Whenever they play the fight songs at the games, she has to wave the flags,” Gates …
Tue., June 19, 2012, 11:06 a.m.
WSU combats rise in drug, sex abuse
PULLMAN — Washington State University will do more this fall to ensure that incoming freshmen are better prepared to make healthy choices when it comes to drugs, alcohol and sex.
Sun., June 17, 2012
Book Notes: ‘Ice Age Floods’ authors set to party
Bruce Bjornstad and Eugene Kiver will celebrate the release of their geological guidebook “On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches,” with a series of parties this …
Thu., June 14, 2012
After rash of fires, WSU adding cameras
Washington State University police have increased surveillance in light of the recent rash of suspicious fires on the Pullman campus. Prior to the four fires that occurred between May 22 …
Thu., June 14, 2012
Highly touted QB commits to Washington State
Brophy Prep (Phoenix) standout quarterback Tyler Bruggman told several media outlets on Wednesday he has orally committed to Washington State. “You’re not going to find a harder worker, you’re not …
Tue., June 12, 2012, 5:03 a.m.
Nonprofit delays demolition
A Texas company cannot move forward with plans to demolish the 103-year-old Jensen-Byrd building in downtown Spokane until after a public hearing next month. Austin-based Campus Advantage Inc. is buying …
Sun., June 10, 2012
Chickpeas and lentils may get farm bill boost
Jim Thompson, of Farmington, Wash., has raised peas and lentils for more than 20 years and has seen an increase in worldwide demand for both in the last decade. “Thanks …
Sat., June 9, 2012, 3:56 p.m.
Amid Farm Bill cuts, chickpeas and lentils may get a boost
WASHINGTON - Jim Thompson of Farmington has raised peas and lentils for more than 20 years and has seen an increase in worldwide demand for both in the last decade. …
Tue., June 5, 2012, 1:28 p.m.
WSU to pay $650K to settle discrimination lawsuit
SPOKANE — Washington State University has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by two former employees of Chinese descent.
Tue., June 5, 2012
Researcher: Exposure to toxins can alter DNA
PULLMAN – Women with ovarian disease may have inherited it from great grandmothers who were exposed to toxic chemicals decades ago, according to a study by Washington State University researchers. …
Sun., June 3, 2012
WSU team seeks better batteries
PULLMAN – To anyone frustrated by the maddeningly short time their cellphone battery holds a charge, help is on the way. Washington State University materials engineering professor Grant Norton is …
Fri., June 1, 2012, 2:38 p.m.
WSU: Cost of suspicious fires to top $800,000
Estimates show that the three recent suspicious fires at Washington State University caused more than $800,000 in damage.
Tue., May 29, 2012, 6:24 a.m.
WSU police investigate third suspicious fire
Washington State University police are investigating the third suspicious fire to hit the Pullman campus in the past week.
Thu., May 24, 2012
WSU’s summer tuition may be cut next year
Washington State University President Elson Floyd said summer tuition may be reduced by 16 percent next year. “What we’re trying to do is figure out more ways to get more …
Wed., May 23, 2012
Former WSU star’s disappearance was 25-year mystery
It’s probably the biggest sports-legend mystery ever to come out of Washington State University. Whatever happened to Dale “The Whale” Ford?
Wed., May 23, 2012
Dale Ford’s WSU legacy still shines
At Washington State University, Dale Ford played varsity football, basketball and baseball – an accomplishment that’s almost unheard of today at large universities. Before college, Ford was a standout athlete …
Mon., May 21, 2012
Cougars drop series to Beavers, won’t play postseason
PULLMAN – Any remaining doubt was erased once the final out of Sunday’s game was recorded: The Washington State baseball team isn’t going to make the postseason. That disappointing truth …
Sun., May 20, 2012
After helping out former staff, Wulff finds way to S.F.
Uncertainty surrounded Paul Wulff in the days following his firing as Washington State’s head football coach in late November. He was shocked, not only unsure of where he was headed …
Thu., May 17, 2012
Cougs’ opener picked up by ESPN
PULLMAN – The hiring of coach Mike Leach continues to pay dividends for the Washington State football program. The Cougars’ season-opening game at Brigham Young was already teeming with storylines. …
Tue., May 15, 2012, 9:42 a.m.
Mesh fence studied to protect Walla Walla bees
Washington State University will be testing a mesh barrier in Walla Walla County this June in hopes of reducing the number of valuable bees being killed by highway traffic.
Mon., May 7, 2012
Getting There: CdA’s Government Way widening starts today
A half-mile section of Government Way from Dalton to Hanley avenues in Coeur d’Alene will be under construction for the next four months in a long-awaited widening project. More than …
Sat., May 5, 2012
WSU tuition hike to mirror last year’s spike: 16 percent
SEATTLE – People celebrated last month when the Washington Legislature said it wouldn’t have to make college any more expensive, but many forgot that lawmakers had already put plans in …