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Cheese in a can
October 5, 2017

In the late 1930s, the WSC Creamery wanted to find a new way to store cheese. Wax cracked easily and plastic hadn’t been invented.

A good apple (cider)
October 4, 2017

Did you know the cider apple research program was started at WSU Mount Vernon NWREC in 1979?

The fabric of the university
October 3, 2017

After 38 years with WSU, artist Tim Doebler’s creations have become interwoven throughout the university. Commemorative and recognition placards in building lobbies. A stone monument on Terrell Mall. Finely crafted tokens of appreciation awarded to University leaders and supporters. And, of course, the ornate university mace, a fixture at every convocation and commencement.

Cougars ever more
October 3, 2017

The official WSU mascot can trace its origins to an October 25, 1919 football upset over the heavily favored California Bears.

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WSU in the spotlight
October 1, 2017

Friday night’s 30-27 upset win over fifth-ranked USC thrust WSU into a national limelight that continued to shine throughout the weekend as the Cougars climbed to No. 11 on the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. A sampling of reactions, from ESPN to the Washington Post, suggests others are discovering what Cougar Nation already knew has been building on the Palouse.