Stories tagged: WSU
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
WSU lands Seth Meyers for Dad’s Weekend gig
Host of “Late Night With Seth Meyers” is likely to talk current events during his Dad’s Weekend visit to Pullman.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Swastikas, bomb threat etched into WSU dorm walls trigger evacuation
Dozens of students were evacuated from Stimson Hall at Washington State University Monday night after students reported vandals had scratched several swastikas and a vague bomb threat onto dorm walls.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As long as the M’s starters seek revenge, the road trip should be just fine
A GRIP ON SPORTS • For the second time on this crucial road trip, the Mariners put a pitcher on the bump who was throwing against his most-recent “former team.” …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 7:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The last time an eclipse like this happened, the Sonics won an NBA title. Maybe this will be the M’s year?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have to acknowledge it. No way to avoid it, except maybe stay indoors. There is a near-total eclipse of the sun this morning. How …
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Take some time on this pre-NFL Sunday to experience other sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • My sister watches just one show on Sunday morning and, not surprisingly, that’s its name. Me? I like to spin the dial, to use an …
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
WSU students rally against racism
Several hundred people marched across the Washington State University campus on Saturday evening to denounce racism and call for tougher actions by the WSU administration to curb discriminatory rhetoric.
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Fant’s injury is a cloud without a silver lining
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Winning, losing, it’s all the same when an NFL team is playing a preseason game. In fact, both can happen simultaneously – and did for …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
WSU’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine welcomes inaugural class
More than a dozen Washington State University deans, faculty and guests helped welcome the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine’s inaugural class at a ceremony Friday, where the 60 doctors-to-be …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As the days without school dwindle, the days before the first prep football game also shrink
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You know whose shoes you don’t want to walking in right now? Someone in, say, the fourth grade. This is a tough time of year …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners came this close to heading East under a dark cloud
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Disaster averted. For now. Read on.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
WSU students plan march following Charlottesville violence
Washington State University students are planning to march on campus Saturday in response to the weekend mayhem in Charlottesville, Virginia. They also are demanding changes in university policy to curb …
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Before the week is half over, you may need to catch up on a few items
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Hold on to your Mariners’ cap. We’ve got a lot to pass along and not a lot of time to do it. So we’re going …
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Our oasis has turned into a mirage, though maybe it always was
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s check the sports pages, shall we? What is there to talk about? An anthem protest. OK. Worries about the Winter Olympics in South Korea, …
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 7:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If the weather gods have anything to say about it, the Seahawks will be in Minneapolis in February
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Have you bought your airline tickets to Minneapolis yet? You may want to beat the rush. Read on.
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Edgar’s number is now on the wall, but will he ever be in the Hall?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A little cold front is making its way through the Inland Northwest today, bringing with it some change. But before it gets here, let’s do …
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Is it a good habit or a bad one to watch the M’s right now?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Habits are hard to break. It’s why we are here this morning, despite not much sleep. And it’s probably why you pulled your hair out …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Will someone please find the snake that bit the Mariners?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Writing about the Mariners isn’t something we really want to do today. But how can you avoid it? In the bottom of the eighth inning …
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Our early warning system is working overtime this time of year
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The front page of the S-R this morning took me back to the 1980s, when the Cold War was all the rage. It also got …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Mariners aren’t running away with anything, but they don’t have to
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What do we make of the Mariners, tied for the final playoff spot in the American League? We have some thoughts on the matter. Read …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Don Baylor could really hit – and be hit – but was also a hit with those younger than him
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are some days we feel a bit like Forrest Gump. Today is one of those days. Read on.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Out & about: Washington State surveys public attitudes on plethora of public land access permits
Washington state agencies are looking into simplifying the quagmire of cards, stickers or vehicle mirror-hanger documents required for recreating on local, state and federal lands and perhaps even private timber …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Clark’s temper turns up the heat on the Seahawks
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No surprise, because it is mid-August, but it’s going to be hot around here for the next week or so. In fact, the next five …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Before we cede the landscape to college football, we should discuss another Hernandez injury
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It won’t be too long now. Soon, Sunday mornings will mean story after college football story, from the Cougars to the Eagles, from the Vandals …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
At WSU, students from 54 universities report research
From rats self-administering vaporized methamphetamine to forest management to optimizing robotic arms for medical purposes, the subjects of undergraduate research projects were all over the map Friday at Washington State …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The hazy, crazy days of August better not get too much hazier, or they will affect football
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So how many songs can you name with the word “smoke” in the title? Might as well begin to think of them. They are appropriate …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 7:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: At least we found where Pete Carroll draws the line with Frank Clark
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When Pete Carroll scans the horizon, he may be able to see the imaginary line he’s established when it comes to discipline issues. Carroll may …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Is a double-digit win total in the Cougars’ immediate future?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It has been nearly a decade-and-a-half since the Washington State Cougars have won 10 games in a football season. Is this the year they get …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Schulz: WSU needs to save money, will tighten financial belt
Washington State University will introduce a new hiring process that will include a careful examination by executive personnel of all hiring requests and justification of the need to fill positions, …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Ara Parseghian’s passing brings back memories of his Notre Dame tenure
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You ever see “Rudy?” Of course you have. Remember the guy who was Notre Dame’s head coach when Rudy walked on the South Bend campus? …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: August is always hot – in inumerable ways
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are about 437 subjects we could focus upon today, ranging from the Seahawks to the Mariners, from Pac-12 football to the Big Sky, from …