Stories tagged: Washington State University
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Why isn’t cutting athletics spending at WSU part of the budget-balancing plan?
WSU has lots of plans to bring in more revenue to help dig the athletics department out of its $50.7 million hole, but no plans to cut spending.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Animal watchdog group files 4th complaint against WSU
Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation Now filed another complaint this past week against Washington State University for what the animal rights group characterizes as a systematic failure at the university that …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
WSU scientists say man-made reservoirs may be a contributor to global warming
Reservoirs behind dams release significant amounts of greenhouse gases, and their output should be counted in future emissions reporting, says a new study from Washington State University.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 8:08 a.m.
WSU professor explores use of missionaries and religious leaders as spies in World War II
If the name John Birch sounds familiar, it’s probably because of the John Birch Society, a far-right group founded more than a decade after his death in 1945. Less has …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 7 p.m.
WSU researchers taming the wild huckleberry
Washington State University researchers are setting their sights on domesticating the wild huckleberry, a goal that has eluded plant scientists for decades. “We want a huckleberry plant that produces like …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Editorial: WSU fumbles response to crime issue
WSU’s brand has been damaged, and President Shulz should at least say that something is seriously wrong when so many athletes are running afoul of the law. If the university …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: WSU’s Schulz, Leach, Moos punt responsibility
WSU president Kirk Schulz’s football first mantra fails the leadership test needed to deal with the problem of player arrests.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
WSU President Kirk Schulz says school may reconsider handling of athlete arrests after football season ends
Washington State University President Kirk Schulz said Monday he’s confident in his athletics department’s handling of the arrests of four football players.
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 4 a.m.
Questions and accusations swirl in WSU football program as felony arrests mount
With four felony arrests of Washington State University football players in the past month, the athletic department has suddenly found itself answering more questions about the hits players are delivering …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 4 a.m.
Is dealing with athletes’ criminal activity really ‘a team matter?’
When a Washington State football player is accused of a crime, the response from coaches and staff is almost always the same: “It’s a team matter.” But is it?
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 8:49 a.m.
Delta Upsilon fraternity suspends WSU chapter over sexual assault and drugging allegations
The national headquarters of Delta Upsilon fraternity has suspended its Washington State University chapter amid allegations of drugging and sexual assault.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016
Editorial: Don’t wall off public protests
The Seattle Seahawks were lauded for Sunday’s pregame demonstration of standing and interlocking arms. But this show of unity was a continuation of the conversation, not a rebuke.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
Gonzaga ranked fourth best western university; WSU questions ranking by U.S. News & World Report
An annual report ranking colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report included three Spokane-area institutions, although college administrators were quick to point out the survey’s limitations.
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016, 8:25 p.m.
Pullman police probe whether women were drugged at WSU fraternity house
Authorities investigating a report of sexual assault at a Washington State University fraternity house are also trying to determine if women were drugged there.
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016
UW adopts hands-on teaching for medical school students
At the University of Washington’s School of Medicine, new doctors-in-training get out of the lecture hall and start learning through patient-care activities beginning in their first days of classes — …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
Decision on WSU alcohol sales delayed again
The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board met Tuesday in Olympia to discuss Washington State University’s proposal to expand alcohol sales inside Martin Stadium to every area except the student …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 10:12 p.m.
Shalom Luani update: Pullman police to recommend assault charges
Pullman police say they will recommend an assault charge against Washington State football player Shalom Luani, even as coach Mike Leach disputes media accounts of Luani’s arrest.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
Police investigating sex assault report at WSU fraternity
Authorities are investigating after an 18-year-old woman reported that she was sexually assaulted at a Washington State University fraternity house.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
WSU student reports rape at Delta Upsilon fraternity
A female Washington State University student reported being raped at the Delta Upsilon fraternity this weekend and another reported being becoming ill after drinking alcohol, according to the Pullman Police …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 7:34 p.m.
Idaho tailgaters imbibe ‘apple juice’ under new alcohol restrictions
MOSCOW, Idaho – Thursday’s gathering at the University of Idaho had all the trappings of a pre-game tailgating party. Barbecue smoke wafted through the air. The marching band rallied Vandal …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
West Nile virus strikes 10 horses in Inland Northwest
Veterinarians this month confirmed 10 cases of West Nile fever in horses in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016
Open meetings law toothless
No official has ever been found in violation of the 45-year-old Open Public Meetings Act, because it is practically impossible to enforce.
Sun., July 24, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
Witnesses say WSU football players assaulted 2 students
A group of Washington State University football players is being blamed for a brutal assault that left one student unconscious and another with a fractured jaw.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
WSU will conduct reviews of its animal laboratories
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Washington State University will conduct reviews of its laboratories following three complaints by an animal rights group and an internal investigation by the school into its …
Tue., July 19, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
WSU researchers get $1.7 million for sleep-deprivation training
Researchers from Washington State University’s Sleep and Performance Research Center received a $1.7 million grant to develop training that helps prevent sleep-deprived people from making serious errors.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
WSU walks for justice for all
Silence surrounded the group as they marched with signs held high from Washington State University into downtown Pullman.
Sat., July 9, 2016, 7:12 p.m.
Locally: Vandals soccer coach Laura Jackson honored as one of top young coaches
Idaho Vandals women’s soccer coach
Mon., July 4, 2016
Achievements: WSU anounces its spring 2016 president’s honor roll
Washington State University recently named Inland Northwest residents to the president’s honor roll for the spring 2016 semester.
Mon., June 20, 2016
New Spokane clinic called ‘the future of community health’
A group of health care providers has completed a major step toward fixing the region’s doctor shortage with the construction of a $16.2 million health clinic on the Spokane campus …
Thu., June 16, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: Imagine if the tables were turned on school and athletics funding
Imagine the Legislature was in charge of funding Washington State University athletics, and Bill Moos was in charge of paying the bills for state schools.