Stories tagged: WSU
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
Study abroad students undeterred by international acts of terrorism
As more college students – including those at Spokane-area schools – seek international education, universities are taking steps to keep them safe.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It was a Saturday to remember – or forget – depending on which side of the Apple Cup you reside
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is Sunday morning. Your fantasy team needs a win to get into the playoffs. You want to get to the games. So we will …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
Grip on Sports: This is an Apple Cup the Cougars need to win
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today is Apple Cup Saturday, part of a great four-day weekend of sports action around the Northwest. It is also prove-it day for the Cougars. …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The PK80 is a great idea but shouldn’t a tournament honoring Phil Knight have earlier start times?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s way too early to be up on Black Friday. Unless, of course, you are in line at a big box store trying to buy …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When it comes to Thanksgiving, sports has been intertwined for almost forever
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Like a lot of what’s good with America, we can thank Abraham Lincoln for Thanksgiving. And, by extrapolation, the day off, turkey, NFL football and …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When the stakes are this high in the Apple Cup, WSU hasn’t always answered the bell
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Apple Cup week. The game for college football supremacy in the Evergreen State. And, for the second consecutive year, for the Pac-12 North title …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
WSU employees call for administrative salary cuts
A group of Washington State University employees has a solution to balance WSU’s budget: cut administrators’ salaries by up to 30 percent.
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Pete Carroll’s decision making comes up short most of the night in Seahawks’ loss to Atlanta
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Max Smart had it right oh so many years ago. Blair Walsh missed it by that much. But unlike the Washington defeat, in which Walsh …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Composting human bodies is an aim of WSU researchers
WSU is seeking approval to begin a pilot study on composting human bodies at a campus facility.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From shocking games to a shocking denial for Eastern, the past 24 hours have been amazing
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday was not your typical Saturday. But instead of going to 11, it stopped at 10.5 or so. And we have a few thoughts. Read …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A couple of key football games and another basketball contest fill up our Saturday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The nice part about Saturdays this time of year is there is always something going on. Even with our local Pac-12 school taking a well-earned …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Other than another Friday Apple Cup, next year’s Pac-12 football schedule seems a bit better
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This year’s football schedule isn’t even over. But we know what our favorite Pac-12 school’s schedule is for 2018. Is it any better? Read on.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Dipoto continues to gather ingredients for what he hopes will be a winning recipe
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday the subject was cupcakes. Today it is another baked good. And it has to do with the Mariners. Read on.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Just look at the last name; of course we have gripes but none are with last night’s results
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We are working on very little sleep today – in a roundabout way it is Gonzaga’s fault – which raises our quotient of smarminess. You’ve …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s been so long since the Pac-12 has been on top in football, it’s hard to remember when
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Want to schedule your Apple Cup watch party? Good luck with that. The start time won’t be announced for a few more days. If, however, …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 7:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A Sunday without the Seahawks is like a year without an NFC West title
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What an odd November Sunday it was. No Seahawks. And there won’t be any Seahawks next Sunday either. It’s hard to settle into a routine …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Hour after hour each Saturday, college football holds our attention
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Saturday night was slowing down. It was late after a long day of basketball, football and running around. The television was still on though, and …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another busy Saturday awaits as the seasons overlap
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every Saturday is busy. That’s a given. But Saturdays this time of year are busier than, say, in mid-June. So let’s get right to it. …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
After more than half a century, GI Bill still helping vets transition to life beyond war
It’s been 73 years since Congress passed the first GI Bill – landmark legislation that transformed the way the nation treats its military veterans. In observance of Veterans Day, local …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Are the profits from Thursday night games worth the cost to the NFL?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We asked one question yesterday when we tweeted out the link to our column: Who will survive? Little did we know the answer was no …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s the Seahawks turn to make the short turnaround on Thursday Night Football
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You want to insult an NFL fan these days? Compare them to Thursday Night Football. That’s as deep a cutting remark as you can come …
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even before college football leaves the stage, basketball news begins to snow us under
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The seasons are changing, slowly, inexorably. The falling leaves that dot college football fields around the nation are still in control, but basketball is beginning …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Expansion of the college football playoffs should be our No. 1 target
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mike Leach has his pet peeves about college football. Don’t we all? Read on.
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From bottom to top to middle, the NFL’s parity can lead to games like the Seahawks had yesterday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Take a look at the NFL standings this morning. Nine weeks into the season the four NFC division leaders are the Rams, Eagles, Vikings and …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
It’s party time in Pullman
WSU supports the tradition of partying, opening the lots on Thursday evening and not closing them until Sunday, giving fans lots of time to prepare for games, socialize afterward and …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
WSU agriculture research raises question from faculty
The head of Washington State University’s agriculture college is defending the school’s research direction after a group of faculty members accused industry officials of wielding too much influence over research …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No matter the hour, college football finds a way to be a bit cheeky
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The idea is, in the spring, to lose an hour of sleep that can only be made up in November. Which is a decent plan. …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Let’s have some appreciation for snow – and Luke Falk
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is no reason to dawdle. You are busy. We are busy. Let’s get right to your Saturday morning reading. Read on.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
Prof, alum alarmed at WSU performing arts cuts
Washington State University faculty offered extended applause to a scathing statement by a colleague regarding the university’s decision to cut the Performing Arts program Thursday afternoon at a regular meeting …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Only Stanford stands between WSU’s seniors and another milestone
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Friday. There is snow reportedly falling in some parts of Spokane County. Excitement abounds. So we do our part with a few notes, ranging …