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Whitworth students witness Trump inauguration protests, use of flash-bang grenades

The following is from Casey McClure, a Whitworth University student attending inauguration events as part of a class on the media: “Myself and three other students were walking back from the Inauguration when we ran into a massive protest. We stopped to take pictures and videos for a little while and then headed towards our hostel. We were one street away from the hostel when we heard a loud explosion; it was louder than a gun, but not as loud as a bomb. Next thing we know we see people one street up from us sprinting, so we knew that meant danger. The four of us ran into the closest restaurant and just waited. While inside we heard a second and third explosion, which ensued some panic.

OSU scientists sequence genome of beaver, school mascot

Scientists at Oregon State University have sequenced the beaver genome thanks to a 2015 crowdfunding effort. The Register-Guard reported that the funding drive raised $20,001 from 103 donors. OSU used the money to pay for research on the genetic code of its mascot animal, the North American beaver.

Trump pays $25 million to settle Trump University cases

President-elect Donald Trump has paid $25 million to settle three lawsuits against his now-defunct Trump University, signaling that a judge’s approval of a settlement agreement remains on track for March 30.

Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech at WSU canceled due to weather

Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos’ scheduled speech at Washington State University-Pullman tonight has been canceled, the WSU College Republicans announced on their Facebook page. The club said the cancellation is due to the continued closure of Interstate 90 and “unsafe conditions on all highways leading to Pullman.”

Octavia Spencer named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The award is handed out annually to people who have made lasting and impressive contributions to the world of entertainment.

Janet Napolitano in hospital over side effect of cancer care

University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system revealed Tuesday.

Iraqi forces in IS battle raise flag over Mosul University

Iraqi special forces raised the Iraqi flag above buildings within the Mosul University complex Friday as they battled Islamic State militants for control of the city, according to senior Iraqi officers and the U.S.-led coalition.

WSU Global Campus nationally ranked

Washington State University’s Global Campus is one of the top 15 undergraduate online programs in the nation, according to a recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report.