Moving beyond the Attic

Results and recommendations are in from two month-long reviews of the Sept. 8 Attic incident involving the Pullman City Police Department’s handling of a fight among a small group of WSU students at the Top of China restaurant/Attic nightclub. And this week, leaders from WSU and the City of Pullman have committed to work with […]

DOJ representative to present assessment

On Oct. 29 a Department of Justice Community Relations Service mediator will discuss her recommendations following assessment of the Sept. 8 Attic nightclub incident in downtown Pullman. Rosa Melendez, Region 10 director of the CRS, will present the recommendations on what to do to move forward in better community relations at 4 p.m. in Todd […]

Independent investigator begins Attic review

Independent investigator Robert Keppel will be on the Washington State University campus Friday, Sept. 27, through Tuesday, Oct. 1, interviewing students, faculty and staff who were involved with the Sept. 8 Top of China incident in downtown Pullman. Students will have the opportunity to meet with Keppel between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. each day […]

Additional Attic investigation requested by Pullman police

The regional director for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service arrived in Pullman Tuesday morning to review and assess the handling of a fight at the Attic nightclub and the adjoining Top of China restaurant on Sept. 8 by the Pullman Police Department. The occurrence, which involved the use of pepper spray, is […]

Diversity celebration falls in wake of Attic incident

In the midst of memorials and controversy, faculty, staff, students and the local community are being encouraged to renew their commitment to diversity at the university’s 2nd Annual Diversity Celebration, 4 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. The event falls in the wake of a weeklong commemoration of the Sept. […]