Stories tagged: WSU
Fri., May 5, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Bloomsday is a part of Spokane’s DNA
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every year we look out the back slider and see the massive Lilac plant in the southwest corner of the yard. And wait for it …
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
WSU President Kirk Schulz launches investigation into racist video
A racist video, much of which was filmed last year at a Trump rally at Washington State University, surfaced on social media this week, prompting outrage by students and another …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Megafires becoming more common
A wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, destroyed 2,400 homes, displaced 100,000 people and burned at least 1.5 million acres last year, according to Paul Hessburg, a research landscape ecologist with …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Privacy issues take center stage in Pullman drone discussion
How to ensure privacy remains a major consideration for the Pullman Police Department, as it refines its policies and procedures for the use of aerial drones.
Thu., May 4, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Mariners are running hot and cold – sometimes in the same game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weather gods are teasing us today. It’s going to be 80 in the Spokane area. You read that right. After not hitting 70 degrees …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Sooner or later, we will have something to warm our hearts
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Should we focus on another one that got away? Or the hot mess that is the Mariners’ roster? Maybe we should just ignore the M’s …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Professor accuses WSU of violations after he criticized cattle rancher, wolf pack removal
Washington State University professor and researcher Robert Wielgus filed a complaint against WSU on Thursday alleging the university has seriously damaged his academic career through the unwarranted use of suppression, …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even in the offseason, nothing competes with the NFL
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is there a more dominant professional sport than the NFL? Here were are, in early May, the NBA and NHL playoffs in full swing, baseball …
Mon., May 1, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Just a typical April weekend in sports but it was also the last one for almost a year
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, dealing with the draft. And spring football. And the M’s struggles. Take a day and nothing changes. Read on.
Sat., April 29, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: With Cooper Kupp headed to Los Angeles, another choice needs to be made
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Pro sports can test one’s loyalty a bit, can’t they? Say you are an Eastern Washington University football fan. Yesterday you were rooting for Cooper …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks did what they do on the draft’s first day, but today has to be different
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Raise your hand if you were surprised John Schneider traded the Seahawks first-round draft pick last night. Put it down, quickly. Don’t admit it. Nobody …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Pullman-Moscow Airport has gone to the birds
Work to re-configure the runway at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport has inadvertently created habitat for wildlife and a potential hazard for aircraft.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Locals to march for the planet
As the People’s Climate Movement gets underway Saturday in Washington, D.C., hundreds locally are expected to march across Moscow as part of the Lori Batina Memorial Climate March.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks’ future may just hang in the balance tonight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NFL holds its draft starting at 5 p.m. (PDT) tonight. Did you know there are odds about who will be the first pick, first …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Former WSU student sentenced to 12 years in federal prison on drug charges
A former Washington State University student was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Coeur d’Alene for possessing heroin and methamphetamine with the intent …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Yes, the Mariners lost 19-9, but that wasn’t the only reason it was a dark day in Detroit
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Will April 25, 2017 go down into Mariner annals as one of those dark days? You know, along with May 26, 1995, when Ken Griffey …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Never let your sports memories degrade over the years
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners had the day off. Spring football is either basically over or on a break. Basketball is down to the NBA playoffs. It’s too …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 6 a.m.
It’s a homeless shelter that folds like an accordion: These WSU students think it’s perfect for Spokane
A team of architecture students at Washington State University has designed and built a portable homeless shelter that can be folded like an accordion into a variety of shapes and …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another Gonzaga player leaves before his eligibility expires but that’s just the way of the college basketball world
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No one in college sports bats 1.000 in recruiting. Not even Alabama in football or the blue blood basketball powers like Kentucky or Duke. Read …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s the time of year when sports worlds coliide
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday. For more than a third of the year that means NFL football. But we are in the other two-thirds right now, which means …
Sat., April 22, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A rite of spring arrives today with the Cougars
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s going to be a typical spring day in Spokane, with one atypical event: Washington State will hold its spring football game this afternoon at …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you are keeping track, the M’s James Paxton is still undefeated
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a term in finance called “reverting to the mean.” No, it doesn’t have anything to do with cowardly people. But we did see …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As a Mariner star of the past exits, is another one stepping forward?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s keep this simple. The Mariners won yesterday afternoon. And Ichiro, in what may have been his last plate appearance in Safeco Field, hit a …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
WSU fraternities shut down in 2012, 2014 may be reinstated
A pair of fraternities shut down in 2012 and 2014 will return to Washington State University’s Greek Row this fall as associate members and may earn full membership by spring …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss decides to turn pro, making a decision that is never easy
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was just a year ago when Gonzaga fans were lamenting the loss of stars Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer. It sure didn’t bode well …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The M’s are on a roll as their former star finds an opponent he can’t run past
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Four consecutive wins. That’s a good thing, right? Especially when you are the only game in the state right now. Read on.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The week begins with a visit from an old friend, Ichiro
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s pretty nice outside. Not really. Rain is pounding the pavement like Buddy Rich on the snare in 1943. Way to skew young, right? Well, …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s Easter, which is a day for family – and a whole bunch of stories
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Easter. New bonnets, dresses, bow ties, baskets, church services. All that goes into celebrating. And don’t forget time with the family. Read on.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: NCAA always seems to be breaking the law of unintended consequences
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NCAA is a reactive organization. Bad things happen and the monolith calls in its troops, discusses remedies and then, after years of hemming and …
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
WSU sleep researchers discover why some people may toss and turn more than others
A research team led by a Washington State University biochemist could help scientists shed light on why we need to sleep, and why some people have an easier time resting …