Stories tagged: washington state university
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 8:22 p.m.
The Whitman County prosecutor announced Thursday he will not retry a former Pullman police sergeant accused of sexual misconduct, saying the alleged victim is “not willing to go through the …
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Looking at data from 1999 to 2016 reported to the FBI, a team of researchers that includes criminologists at Washington State University found no clear changes to crime rates in …
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 10 p.m.
There are hundreds of genres of music, so while you might like one kind, a friend might like something completely different. Or maybe you became friends because of your similar …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
The university said it closed the 2019 fiscal year, which ended June 30, with a balance of about $7.8 million, marking the first time it has broken even or had …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
This semester’s headcount of 31,607 students tops last fall’s enrollment of 31,478, the university said in a news release Wednesday, noting that systemwide enrollment has increased each year since 2013.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 6:07 p.m.
An engineering teacher at Washington State University has been hospitalized after a one-vehicle crash near Pullman early Sunday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
COLFAX – The alleged victim in a sexual misconduct case involving a former Pullman Police Department officer testified Wednesday and occasionally fought back tears as she recounted what she could …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 7:06 p.m.
A judge on Friday dismissed the misdemeanor domestic violence charges against former NFL and Washington State quarterback Mark Rypien, his attorney said
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 6 p.m.
All it took was a red pill. A plunge down the rabbit hole. A slowing of time while a man dodges bullets. We were hooked. And still are.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
Washington State University equestrian team coach Laura Moore walked away with a $4,000 and a championship belt buckle at the mechanical bull riding “world championship” held at Spangle’s Harvester Restaurant …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
The variety of soft-white wheat, which has been under development for a decade, was called “Ryan” in honor of the late Ryan A. Davis, a WSU alum and former manager …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
Proceeds from the Oct. 5 dinner at the Riverside Place event center will go toward bringing speakers to Spokane on “tough or controversial issues,” according to the institute’s director, Cornell …
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 6 a.m.
Washington State University received a $100,000 grant last week to help study elk hoof disease.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 4 a.m.
Had China’s announcement this week to stop purchasing U.S. agricultural products been the first volley of a trade war, local trade officials would have taken it like a punch to …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 6:28 p.m.
A Pullman couple has purchased Cougar Country Drive-In and aims to reopen the iconic restaurant in August.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 10:35 a.m.
Finding role models in medicine: Program at WSU Spokane inspires high schoolers to explore health sciences
Medicine is not a field for the squeamish. Just ask Danna Rosales, a high school senior from Kennewick who had an up-close experience with a human cadaver last week at …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:56 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: At federal trial, prosecutors say former Washington State coach ‘Lone Star’ Dietz was posing as Indian
The government rested its case in the William H. “Lone Star” Dietz trial, and in closing arguments called Dietz a fake, an impostor and a “slacker.”
Fri., June 21, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
It wasn’t until the invention of new materials, like plastic, that we started creating more litter. In fact, along with the rise of these new materials came the word “litterbug.”
Fri., June 21, 2019
H.M. Wicks, firebrand radical orator, was convicted of criminal syndicalism for a speech he gave in a vacant lot on Madelia Street.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 6:38 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Washington State football coach who led Cougars to Rose Bowl win accused of evading draft
William “Lone Star” Dietz, former Washington State College football coach turned famous movie actor, was in Spokane to stand trial on a shocking charge: being a wartime “slacker.”
Mon., June 17, 2019, 6 a.m.
About nine months ago, Jared Mehring signed away his 2019 summer, committing to a cross-country bike ride from Seattle to Washington, D.C.
Sat., June 15, 2019
Washington State University and the University of Idaho dropped their intercampus commuter shuttle agreement with Wheatland Express in 2011, but talks of re-establishing the service between the two largest Palouse …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 11:58 a.m.
Washington State University’s board of regents approved 2.4% tuition increases for most students on Friday. The hikes mean undergraduates from Washington will pay $9,953 in tuition for the 2019-20 academic …
Sat., June 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Washington State University has been chosen to receive a $7.5 million federal grant for research and education programs dedicated to improving the nation’s roads and bridges.
Fri., June 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
Each year, the athletics department’s accumulated deficit – the amount it “owes” to other departments at the school – grows. Today, for example, the school’s Board of Regents is expected …
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
A Washington State University researcher and a Spokane budtender have at least one thing in common: They want more cannabis research.
Wed., May 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Universities should look at their out-of-classroom spending growth before they start slashing budgets
As Eastern Washington University wades into the thicket of budget cutting by 3.5% here and 3.5% there, there’s another percentage that’s worth consideration. One hundred and fifty-five percent.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
The partnership is intended to provide data that will help develop drug treatment plans for those seeking to manage pain and other disorders. The Puyallup Tribe of Indians recently opened …
Sat., May 11, 2019
Owners of dairy cows in cities were learning of a recently-passed state law that created significant obstacles for them to continue selling milk.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
Mitzi Montoya, an administrator at Oregon State University, will start her new job at Washington State University on Aug. 1.