Stories tagged: Washington State University
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Grief-stricken Cle Elum man suing WSU over botched euthanasia of beloved malamute
A lawsuit against Washington State University involving the euthanization of a sick dog could set a new legal precedent on the emotional value of pets.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Opioids contributed to deaths of three WSU students
Overdoses involving opioid drugs killed three Washington State University students in the closing months of 2016. All three were men in their 20s.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Three WSU students charged in connection to Snake River Fire
Three Washington State University students were charged Monday with gross misdemeanors for allegedly starting an illegal campfire that sparked the Snake River Fire that burned roughly 11,000 acres of land …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
WSU-Spokane would lose “branch” from its campus description under proposal before Washington Senate
WSU and UW could trim the term branch from their campuses away from Pullman and Seattle.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
ISP wants liquor licensees to be open, make sales
The Idaho State Police Alcohol Beverage Control division is trying to crack down on individuals who use their liquor license sparingly or not at all, according to a bill introduced …
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Trio accused of assault, pointing rifle at pedestrians near WSU Greek Row
Pullman police arrested three men early Friday after reports that they assaulted four men and pointed a rifle at pedestrians in the Greek Row area.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 8 a.m.
Spokane’s urban explorers look for the humanity in abandoned places, but there are risks
Urban explorers have been plumbing the depths of Spokane’s hidden places.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
WSU conduct board not racially biased, report says
An independent review of Washington State University’s Student Conduct Board found no evidence of racial bias, according to a report completed Feb. 16 and released Wednesday by Lyons O’Dowd, a …
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Law firm finds problems with WSU’s student conduct process, but no racial bias
Washington State University’s student conduct process may be unfair to fraternity members and football players, but “there remains no evidence of racial or ethnic bias” in the conduct board’s disciplinary …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Man admits to Animal Liberation Front attacks at Michigan State, WSU decades later
A man who denied firebombing an animal researcher’s laboratory at Michigan State University in 1992 even as he pleaded guilty now admits he carried out the attack and participated in …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Washington State medical school receives accreditation
The new Washington State University College of Medicine reached another milestone this week when it was accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 7 a.m.
A mother’s nightmare: Facing the harsh reality of an opioid addiction
It had been just less than three weeks since Leslee Hoover’s son had died from an opioid overdose on Jan. 27.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Fliers at WSU targeting ‘illegal aliens’ appear to be from white supremacist group
Fliers urging people to report “illegal aliens” to immigration authorities were found on the Washington State University campus Tuesday and appear to be the work of a white supremacist group.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Despite study, farmers skeptical on human-caused climate change
A six-year, three-state, $20 million research project to study the potential effects of climate change on agriculture appears to have done little to persuade farmers that human-caused climate change is …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:34 a.m.
WSU Vancouver’s spring enrollment rises to high of 3,271
Spring enrollment at Washington State University Vancouver hit another high, with 3,271 students on the Salmon Creek campus this semester. That is a 3.2 percent increase over the 2016 spring …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
WSU Tri-Cities spring enrollment higher than last year
More students are spending the spring semester at WSU Tri-Cities than last year. The university reported that the Richland campus enrollment grew from 1,510 students last spring semester to 1,825 …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
UW wants to increase number of medical students in Spokane
Washington State University will welcome its first class of 60 medical students to the Spokane campus in August. The University of Washington wants to top that.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
100 years ago in Olympia: ‘Treaty’ between Washington State College and UW signed, preserving WSU’s future
They were calling it “the treaty of Olympia” – with Washington State College as the clear victor.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Idaho, Washington foreign students urged to stay in US
University presidents in Idaho and Washington State are urging foreign students to avoid trips home or international travel following President Donald Trump’s recent executive order.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 5:28 a.m.
Under Trump’s travel ban, immigrant students must choose between family and education
Mahdieh Babaiasl met Hamed Mahdioun five years ago while the two were studying mechanical engineering at the University of Tabriz in Iran. Within a year and a half they were …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
WSU issues statement supporting foreign students
Washington State University has issued a statement in support of international students and staff in light of the recent executive order banning entry into the U.S. by citizens of seven …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
Speaker at WSU discusses race and activism
The Foley Speaker’s Room at Washington State University was crowded to excess Thursday, as students, faculty and community members gathered to hear community organizer and activist Charlene Carruthers discuss the …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
WSU honors biochemist with alumnus award
Washington State University graduate and University of California pharmaceutical biochemist James Wells left the comparatively balmy air of San Francisco this week in favor of a chilly Palouse winter. But …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Academics fear Trump administration will chop science, arts, humanities funding
For music professor Greg Yasinitsky, one proposal by President Donald Trump’s administration has struck a sour chord.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
Beyond zoning: Residents discuss Pullman of the future
A handful of community members woke bright and early Tuesday morning and headed to the Pioneer Center in Pullman to discuss their 20-year visions for the city. It was the …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech at WSU canceled due to weather
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos’ scheduled speech at Washington State University-Pullman tonight has been canceled, the WSU College Republicans announced on their Facebook page. The club said the cancellation is due …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Wal-Mart opens training center for new managers in Airway Heights
Walmart has opened a facility in Airway Heights to train entry-level managers from around the region.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Bighorn sheep in Montana get health checkup
State wildlife biologists have captured 32 members of a herd of bighorn sheep that live both in Montana and Canada and given them health checkups.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
Far-right speaker Yiannopoulos decries canceled event
Far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos has held a rally at the University of California, Davis.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
WSU Global Campus nationally ranked
Washington State University’s Global Campus is one of the top 15 undergraduate online programs in the nation, according to a recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report.