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Rise in crime on Pullman’s College Hill

Reports of crime on Pullman’s College Hill have increased by 18.5 percent during the past four years, according to figures presented by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins during a Tuesday …

Samoan talent at WSU ushered in by Thompson

Jack Thompson made Samoans a hot commodity in Pullman. Tali Ena stood out as a Cougar tailback. Samoa Samoa, a transfer quarterback from Long Beach City College, and Dave Pritchard, …

WSU student critically injured in fall from balcony

A Washington State University student was hospitalized with serious head injuries after falling from a second-floor balcony during a party Friday night, marking the third time someone has fallen from …

WSU police seize counterfeit Cougar gear on game day

Washington State University police seized counterfeit Cougar wear outside the football game against UCLA on Saturday.

Shawn Vestal: Why isn’t cutting athletics spending at WSU part of the budget-balancing plan?

WSU has lots of plans to bring in more revenue to help dig the athletics department out of its $50.7 million hole, but no plans to cut spending.

WSU volleyball: Plenty of feel-good to go around for 10th-ranked Cougars

Two mesmerizing weeks, years in the making.

Animal watchdog group files 4th complaint against WSU

Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation Now filed another complaint this past week against Washington State University for what the animal rights group characterizes as a systematic failure at the university that …

Panel on race and policing at WSU: ‘There is a cost to change’

Two academics, a former jailer from Spokane and a current police captain from Tacoma led a spirited talk in Pullman on Tuesday about the perceptions of how the public wants …

Front & Center: Kay Meier brings her science acumen the next generation of WSU-trained pharmacists

Some people know Kay Meier for her award-winning tomato salsa and portrait photography, others for her champion Great Pyrenees dogs. They may have met her at Spokane County’s Interstate Fair, …

WSU students balk at paying higher fees to balance athletic department budget

Kirk Schulz, the new president of Washington State University, has introduced a plan to balance the budget of the school’s insolvent athletics department. But a piece of that plan has …

Christilaw: Leach’s recipe for success: Be exception at the routine

Leach is nothing if not entertaining, so anytime he headlines a luncheon you make sure you get the through the buffet line and chow down quickly because nothing is as …

WSU volleyball tries to carry winning ways into conference

Three titles in four volleyball tournaments, and a fourth just slipped through Washington State’s fingertips. Receiving votes in the national poll for three consecutive weeks. A 10-2 record, matching rival …

Women’s soccer: WSU beats Boise State while Gonzaga, Idaho, Whitworth lose

Alysha Overland’s fourth goal of the season in the 70th minute snapped a tie and sent Washington State to a 2-1 victory Sunday over Boise State in Pullman.

Pullman police probe whether women were drugged at WSU fraternity house

Authorities investigating a report of sexual assault at a Washington State University fraternity house are also trying to determine if women were drugged there.

WSU sweeps tennis titles in Cougar Classic

The Washington State women’s tennis team won the singles flights and doubles flight on Sunday at the Cougar Classic in Pullman.

Decision on WSU alcohol sales delayed again

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board met Tuesday in Olympia to discuss Washington State University’s proposal to expand alcohol sales inside Martin Stadium to every area except the student …

Spokane teens volunteer at Greek refugee camps

After graduating in 2015, Spokane natives Cameron Conner and Grant Gallaher packed their tent and embarked on a volunteer mission that would take them to refugee camps near the Greek-Macedonian …

Police investigating sex assault report at WSU fraternity

Authorities are investigating after an 18-year-old woman reported that she was sexually assaulted at a Washington State University fraternity house.

Women’s soccer preview: Cougars expect success against anyone

In the moments after a tough loss last weekend, Washington State soccer coach Todd Shulenberger noticed something in his players’ reactions. Something that could define the Cougar program all season.

North Idaho man injured in fall from WSU sorority roof

A 22-year-old North Idaho man injured himself falling off the roof of a WSU sorority house shortly before midnight Wednesday.

Area volleyball teams trying to improve poll position

Coaches generally don’t put much stock in preseason polls, which is probably for the better given the gloomy projections for the area’s four Division I volleyball teams.

UW regents sued over secretive presidential selection method

Washington’s top research universities have faced criticism in recent months for picking their presidents in secret, preventing the public from commenting on specific candidates.

Tuition cuts at state universities has been a surprising success

A year ago, Washington became the first state to substantially lower tuition since the recession. To the surprise of many, it hasn’t wreaked havoc on universities.

WSU nuclear reactor program draws students, researchers – and tourists

Everyone knows that Washington State University is home to the Cougars, but did you know that the Pullman campus also houses a nuclear reactor?

WR Kyrin Priester no longer with WSU football team

Wide receiver Kyrin Priester is no longer with the Washington State football team, sources confirmed to the Spokesman-Review.

Canola field near Lind has a mysterious lark problem

Horned larks are eating canola shoots in Eastern Washington and nobody knows why.

Front & Center: WSU researcher Greg Belenky has spent a lifetime researching the importance of sleep

Greg Belenky, is the founder of WSU’s sleep research center in Spokane, where he studies sleep, and how lack of it can cause people to make poor decisions.

WSU walks for justice for all

Silence surrounded the group as they marched with signs held high from Washington State University into downtown Pullman.

Odessa High School student wins prestigious science prize for erosion studies

MARLIN, Washington – Stacia Lesser grew up in the house where her father was born on a family farm in this tiny town about 20 minutes outside Odessa. Surrounded by …

New Spokane clinic called ‘the future of community health’

A group of health care providers has completed a major step toward fixing the region’s doctor shortage with the construction of a $16.2 million health clinic on the Spokane campus …