Daily Evergreen Reports Cannabis Debate and Police Ride-Alongs | News
Daily Evergreen Editor-in-Chief Kari Bray and staff reporter Kaitlin Gillespie compile the week’s best stories published in the Washington State University student-run newspaper. For more, see their website at dailyevergreen.com or follow them on Twitter at @Dailyevergreen.
- Pullman buses overflow at peak hours (Rochelle Adams) - On the J Route last week, people piled on the bus until every seat was filled. Then more continued boarding, filling the aisle, standing body to body. “Move back, please,” driver Ken Williams said at every stop. “Please move back.” - (Read more at The Daily Evergreen)
- Lobbestael contributes off the field (Alex Field) - It is difficult to measure just how much Marshall Lobbestael has meant to the Cougar football program during his time in Pullman. The redshirt senior has won games and lost games for the Cougars, but his legacy may be highlighted by what he has done off the gridiron for WSU. - (Read more at The Daily Evergreen)
- Ridealongs: Police respond to heartache and police catch leaking Husky (Stephanie Schendel) - Tears, snot, blood and urine were four bodily fluids Pullman police officers Heidi Lambley and Chris Engle had to deal with Friday night. Not to mention alums behaving badly. - (Read more and even more at the Daily Evergreen)
- Budget cuts affect nationally recognized WSU journals (Kaitlin Gillespie) - Two journals maintained and supported by state funds will no longer receive support in the wake of budget cuts. An editor from both publications, “ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance” and “Poe Studies: History, Theory, Interpretation,” Jana Argersinger, said the College of Liberal Arts and the English Department have agreed to provide gradually decreasing funds for the next three years until they are able to transition to self-funded entities. - (Read more at The Daily Evergreen)
- Cannabis fails to spark debate (Duke Sullivan) - A Pullman City Council discussion on the regulation of medical cannabis collective gardens failed to generate public comment at a meeting Tuesday night. The public hearing was held as a part of the moratorium adopted in a resolution prohibiting medical cannabis collective gardens in all Pullman zoning districts. The moratorium was adopted to give officials time to study and consider new regulations as authorized by state law. - (Read more at The Daily Evergreen)