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WSU was Wisconsin’s former foe at NCAA championship
April 6, 2015

1941-basketballPULLMAN, Wash. – The last time University of Wisconsin men’s basketball made it to the NCAA championship game was in 1941 – when it beat favored Washington State College (now University), coached by Jack Friel, 39-34.

Through March: ‘Ephemera’ exhibit details trash to treasure
December 11, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Greek-museum-ticket-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The passengers aboard the S.S. Spokane cruising through Alaskan waters in 1903 probably didn’t give their lunch menu much thought beyond what they would have to eat. Granted, its totem-pole shape was interesting – a clever play by cruise company marketers to remind them of where they were sailing and maybe to buy a miniature souvenir while on shore.

Reception Dec. 12: ‘Renaissance librarian’ Eileen Brady retires
December 11, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Brady-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Not every librarian can say she met Peter Graves on the set of the “Mission: Impossible” TV show during the late 1960s in Hollywood or that she helped bring an infamous book thief to justice. But Washington State University’s Eileen Brady has done both – and much more.

Guest column: Continuing tradition of excellent MLK speakers
December 3, 2014

By Marc Robinson, WSU Culture & Heritage Houses director

MarcRobinson-80PULLMAN, Wash. – In January, Washington State University will celebrate its 28th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Community Celebration. The excitement for this event has been building, especially because of the guest speaker, Angela Y. Davis, an internationally known scholar and activist.

Sept. 25: Outdoor celebration marks 25 years of WSU Spokane
September 17, 2014

wsu-spokane-entry-250SPOKANE, Wash. – A community celebration marking the 25th anniversary of creation of the Washington State University Spokane campus will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, on the campus lawn, 600 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Student-led tours of campus will be conducted at 4 p.m.

WSU North Puget Sound welcomes 55 new students for fall
August 28, 2014

EVERETT, Wash. – Washington State University North Puget Sound at Everett officially kicked off the 2014 fall semester this week, welcoming approximately 55 new WSU students who will begin four-year degree programs in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Integrated Communication, or Hospitality Business Management.

Terrell turns 20: Exhibit recalls library’s creation
August 27, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – More than two decades ago, a small parking lot and 140,000 cubic yards of dirt and trees inhabited the spot where Washington State University’s Terrell Library and iconic dome stand. Terrell celebrates its 20th anniversary and kicks off a new academic year this week with a retrospective exhibit about the library at the heart of campus.

History and memories as Bookie celebrates 100 years
July 2, 2014

By Larry Clark, Washington State Magazine

bookie-80PULLMAN, Wash. – For 100 years the Washington State University student-owned bookstore, affectionately known as “the Bookie,” has served as a social hub, a source of funds for the student body and, of course, the place to get textbooks and supplies.