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Make a splash with the Outdoor Recreation Center
August 24, 2009

PULLMAN – Join the staff at the Outdoor Recreation Center for an exhilarating white water rafting trip while learning new skills and enjoying the beautiful scenery.

 

Located in Idaho, the Salmon River is also known as the river of no return.  It extends 425 miles through central Idaho before draining and dropping more than 7,000 feet above the Sawtooth Valley.  The river moves through a variety of climates and land types, from alpine forests to sheer rock wall canyons.

Using the well established white water company Northwest Voyageurs, this trip includes a guided rafting experience on the gorgeous and majestic Salmon River.  … » More …

CCE offers spring break service opportunities
February 21, 2008

PULLMAN  – WSU’s Center for Civic Engagement is offering two community-service learning projects during the 2008 Spring Break.

These two trips will allow the WSU community to not only give back to others both in-state and out, but also allows participants to build new relationships with others in a positive environment.

“West Side Spring Break Clean Up” gives the WSU community a chance to travel to the West side of Washington March 8-12 to learn about, repair and restore the buildings and agricultural lands affected by December’s heavy rains that resulted in the Chehalis River flooding. Transportation, food and lodging are provided for … » More …

Dining Services’ hosts a Taste of Morocco
February 15, 2008

PULLMAN — During the week of Feb.  25 to Feb. 29, WSU Dining Services will feature “A Taste of Morocco” at each of their three primary dining facilities:  Hillside Café, Northside Café, and Stephenson Dining.

Throughout the week, the following menu items will be available:

Hillside Café (11:00 am – 1:30 pm, Monday – Friday)
Available at the Carvery:
Monday – Moroccan Chicken Breast Sandwich with a Spicy Chipotle Sauce, Steak Fries, and Fresh Fruit
Tuesday – Beef Tagine with Cauliflower and Vegetarian Rice Pilaf
Wednesday – Lamb and Cayenne Kefta Burger on a Toasted Sesame Bun and Tater … » More …

On the ropes: Adventure pushes, unites faculty and staff
October 29, 2004

Rope challenge courses have been called one of the safest and most valuable learning tools in the adventure programming field. Today, rope courses are more than just ropes, and the adventure of using them has expanded to a broad range of educational, business, organizational, recreational and therapeutic organizations. This year the WSU Pullman campus added its own outdoor ropes challenge course, located behind the Student Recreation Center. With the course came a new program manager – Francis Morgan-Gallo.Among the skills that a challenge program can teach are risk-taking, teamwork and other group dynamics. It can help groups identify problems, weaknesses and strengths and map courses … » More …