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Preview: The Wazzu Scoop: The buzz from Pullman

The Wazzu Scoop: The buzz from Pullman

Thousands of people in Seattle attended Washington State University, and thousands of WSU students are from Seattle. This blog keeps those people -- and anyone else who cares -- up to date on what's going on amidst the wheat fields.

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Thick Smoke, Rosy Skies

Thu, 31 Aug 2006 16:45:00 +0000

Smoke descended on Pullman on Thursday (Aug. 31) from the Dayton wildfire, about halfway between Pullman and the Tri-Cities.

Seven ASWSU Positions Still Open

Tue, 29 Aug 2006 16:59:00 +0000

Seven positions are open in WSU's student government organization. A special election will have to be held to fill them.

Colfax Fire Pretty Much Out

Tue, 29 Aug 2006 16:58:00 +0000

What was a 4,000-acre wildfire Thursday, Aug. 24, is now a 4,000-acre mass of charred land.

Update on the President Search

Sat, 26 Aug 2006 08:04:00 +0000

This is just a quick update on the search for a replacement for WSU President V. Lane Rawlins, who plans to retire at the end of the 2006-07 academic year.

Food for the Fight

Sat, 26 Aug 2006 07:59:00 +0000

WSU Dining Services joined the effort to thwart a 4,000-acre wildfire 1.5 miles to the east of Colfax, about 15 miles west of Pullman, by supplying food to fire crews.

WSU Circumventing the Wash. Constitution?

Fri, 25 Aug 2006 10:52:00 +0000

In May, a Whitman County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of two students in two cases challenging the university's policy to let police patrol the halls of WSU dorms. Now, officials are trying to find away to get patrols back to knocking on students' doors.

Unusually Hazy Skies

Fri, 25 Aug 2006 10:34:00 +0000

Smoke from the Colfax-area fires blew east over Pullman on Thursday (Aug. 24). With the fire 60 percent contained and calmer winds, the smoke lessened by Friday.

Smoked Out

Fri, 25 Aug 2006 09:35:00 +0000

The hot story in the Palouse since Wednesday (Aug. 23) has been a 4,000-acre wildfire just miles to the east of Colfax, about 15 miles west of Pullman. Crews had the blaze 60 percent contained Thursday night, and police were on alert Friday to evacuate eastern Colfax if winds shift for the worst.

The Poop on the President

Wed, 23 Aug 2006 05:38:00 +0000

WSU President V. Lane Rawlins announced his imminent retirement at the end of this academic year (May). Due to miscommunication with sources, WSU's newspaper, The Daily Evergreen, has had some difficulty clearly reporting the search process for Rawlins' replacement.