Black ice hangs out most often in places where there’s less warmth from the sun, including heavily shaded roads, underpasses, tunnels and the bottom of hills.
A long plume of warm, moist airflow from the tropics to the Western United States put record-warm temperatures and intermittent rain on the Thanksgiving Day menu in eastern Washington.
There are a lot of different grasshoppers living on our planet. In fact, scientists have discovered more than 11,000 species.
For more than 30 years, Washington has proven to be one of the most giving states in the nation. Each year state employees pledge more than $5 million to local, national and global charities placing Washington third in the nation among state employee giving programs.
The name is “Bitter Rivalry.” The ingredients, however, in Elysian Brewing Company’s newest pale ale, brewed to commemorate the 110th Apple Cup, come together in harmony from across Washington state.
Lightning and thunderclaps accompanied tumbling snowflakes last Thursday night over the Palouse in what meteorologists call a thundersnow. The Nov. 16 event moved through areas including Moscow and Pullman within a 10-minute time period. Though brief, it presented an enthralling, seldom-seen show.
Canned goods and non-perishable items can be dropped off at the Provost’s Office at French Administration, room 436, through Friday, Dec. 8.
One day Stephanie Hampton, the data-crunching limnologist at WSU widely recognized for her work on Lake Washington, was perusing books on eBay when she came across the seminal work on Lake Baikal by Mikhail Kozhov, the patriarch of a family of Russian scientists she’d met while collaborating on research in Siberia. When it arrived, she discovered it was inscribed to famous American limnologist John Brooks and Kozhov’s family members later verified the signature and handwriting as authentic.
For Valerie Cheathon, it all adds up. She plans to earn a master’s degree in applied math so she can make movies. Sitting in the Compton Union Building on the Pullman campus of Washington State University one morning, she clearly sees the world as a weave of numbers—and stories.
It’s too soon to know if we’ll have a repeat season, but the recent blitzing of winter-like storms is consistent with the presence of a La Nina that’s developing in the tropical Pacific Ocean.
Working with the WSU Center for Civic Engagement, students in the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles created the bags this fall as a dual class project. Teams of students, mostly freshmen and sophomores, learned to track down quality used textiles and assemble a real product, at the same time gaining lessons in community service.
The event will start at 11:50 a.m. at the top of the Terrell Mall, outside of the CUB. A flag procession and bagpipers will lead participants down the mall to the Veterans Memorial where a short program will be conducted.
Join the Physics and Astronomy Club on Saturday, Nov. 4, for this popular, pre-game, gravity bound extravaganza.
Researchers at WSU are are trying to better understand how sport, especially in mass media, influence national identification and are looking for volunteers to participate in focus groups.
Baseball players are among the most superstitious of professional athletes, with myriad rituals and routines to keep a winning streak alive or to pull a struggling team out of a slump. In 171 years of the sport’s existence, the list of do’s and don’ts covers everything from what to eat before a game to not washing your socks after the game is over.
Stories about ghosts and the unexplained are common across the Pullman campus, but few are as spine-tingling as the mysterious encounters in Bryan Hall.
Russell Michaelsen didn’t graduate from the WSU College of Nursing until he was nearly 50, after working as a medical lab tech, logger, commercial fisherman, hunting guide, and builder. As a nurse, he added inventor to that list of vocations. His company, based in the Health Education & Research Building on the WSU Spokane campus, specializes in development of products designed to prevent infections.