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New WSU work develops first ‘spitefulness scale’
April 23, 2014

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

David MarcusPULLMAN, Wash. – Some of the world’s nastiest behavior grows out of spite, the dark art of hurting an opponent even when it comes at a price to yourself.

Crowds prompt Ferdinand’s to open this Saturday
April 22, 2014

Ferdinand's-80PULLMAN, Wash. — There’s good news for anyone craving Ferdinand’s ice cream this weekend. The Washington State University creamery’s ice cream shop will be open 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

April 23: Book night promotes reading with giveaway
April 22, 2014

book night logoBy Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Get a free book at the Washington State University Libraries on Wednesday, April 23, and be part of an international event to promote reading.

Aug. 2: Golf tournament funds student scholarships
April 22, 2014

golf-pickup-200PULLMAN, Wash. – The Palouse Ridge Golf Club will host the sixth annual Jess Ford of Pullman Hardhat Classic Golf Tournament Saturday, Aug. 2, to benefit Washington State University’s Facilities Services Scholarship Fund. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

Today: ‘Being Wrong’ about Shakespeare, the humanities
April 22, 2014

Delahoyde-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The question of who really wrote Shakespeare’s masterpieces and how that affects our understanding of creativity will be discussed in a free, public, common reading presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in Todd 130.

Rock Doc: FDA considers changes to nutrition labels
April 22, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PetersPULLMAN, Wash. – While I have been dinking around for months trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds.

International team sequences rainbow trout genome
April 22, 2014

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

thorgaard-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Using fish bred at Washington State University, an international team of researchers has mapped the genetic profile of the rainbow trout, a versatile salmonid whose relatively recent genetic history opens a window into how vertebrates evolve.

National Poetry Month activities at WSU Libraries
April 21, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Poetry-open-mic-100PULLMAN, Wash. – One of Lorena O’English’s favorite poems from her “misspent youth” is a cautionary tale about two maiden sisters, one of whom falls under the spell of goblin merchants selling fruit too good to be true. Only the strength of her sister’s love saves her.

Dog noses deployed at Oso, oceans, airports
April 21, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News 

dog-80PULLMAN, Wash. – With all the heavy machinery and detection instruments being used to comb through debris at the Oso, Wash., landslide zone, there’s a small wet object getting heavy usage that deserves a closer look.