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Category: Events & Exhibits

 Dec. 1:  ‘Just Mercy’ author to give common reading lecture

b.Stevenson-iconPULLMAN, Wash. — Executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption,” Bryan Stevenson will deliver the ninth annual Common Reading Invited Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, at Beasley Coliseum on the Washington State University campus. The public event will be followed by a book signing.Continue reading

Cougar football hosts Colorado in season’s final home stand

turfPULLMAN, Wash. – It’s Senior Day this Saturday at Washington State University, where the recently nationally ranked and now bowl-bound Cougars will take on the University of Colorado Buffaloes in the final home football game of the season beginning at 7:45 p.m. in Martin Stadium.Continue reading

Nov. 18: Exhibit opens about 12-year-old sheriff killer

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

NiccollsPULLMAN, Wash. – How would Herbert Niccolls, the 12-year-old who shot and killed Asotin County’s sheriff in 1931, have fared in today’s criminal justice system? A new exhibit at Washington State University Libraries will prompt this and other questions related to the treatment of juvenile offenders past and present.Continue reading

Dec. 4: Second City brings holiday comedy revue to WSU

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

Second-City-point-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Take a break from untangling lights to see “The Second City’s Holidazed & Confused Revue,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in Jones Theatre at Washington State University. It will feature original songs, new sketches and classics made famous by Second City legends like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell.Continue reading

Dec. 3-12: ‘Don Quixote’ offers silly fun for all ages

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

Don-Quixote-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Saddle up for stirring adventure and hilarious mishaps when Washington State University Performing Arts Black Box Classics presents “The Wonderful Adventures of Don Quixote,” adapted from Cervantes’s famous novel by Conrad Seiler.Continue reading

Nov. 30: Ecologist touts power of nature in prison reform

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Nadkarni-webPULLMAN, Wash. – An internationally renowned forest ecologist and leader in prison reform will talk about blending science, nature and social justice in a free, public address at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.Continue reading