Stories tagged: Washington State University
Thu., 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 …
Sun., 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 …
Fri., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Fri., 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.
Thu., 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 …
Thu., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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 …
Mon., 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.
Fri., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Fri., 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: Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Wed., 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.
Wed., 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.
Mon., 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
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:27 p.m.
WSU hires independent law firm to review conduct boards in wake of Robert Barber controversy
Washington State’s administration affirmed its support for the university’s student conduct process on Friday, while at the same time hiring independent counsel to formally review conduct board processes, specifically with …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
WSU Tri-Cities holds inauguration for new college
A small car sat in the lobby of the WSU Tri-Cities’ wine science center building. The vehicle represents what makes the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences special, said …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
Pullman police: Not enough evidence to prove women were drugged at WSU fraternity
Pullman Police say they were unable to find sufficient evidence three women were drugged at the Delta Upsilon fraternity in early September.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
Student found dead at WSU fraternity house
A 21-year-old Washington State University student was found dead early Monday at a fraternity house on Pullman’s College Hill.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
Rise in crime on Pullman’s College Hill
Reports of crime on Pullman’s College Hill have increased by 18.5 percent during the past four years, according to figures presented by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins during a Tuesday …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 12:24 p.m.
WSU medical school one step closer to educating students with preliminary accreditation
Washington State University’s new medical school has won preliminary accreditation it needs to start recruiting students. The announcement was made today at WSU’s Spokane campus and keeps the school on …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 3:46 p.m.
WSU student critically injured in fall from balcony
A Washington State University student was hospitalized with serious head injuries after falling from a second-floor balcony during a party Friday night, marking the third time someone has fallen from …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
WSU still at odds with Pullman airport over expansion that threatens research facilities
Officials from Washington State University and the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport are still toiling away in negotiations over a major runway expansion, a project that could jeopardize millions of dollars in …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
NIC hosts conference Thursday on civility in democracy
Civility in public dialogue is the subject of a conference Thursday at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene.
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.