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Rock Doc column: Wake up and smell the genes

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Like millions of Americans, my day starts by plugging in the coffeepot. In my case, it’s an old fashioned percolator. It clears its throat and brews my coffee while I rub sleep out of my eyes and brush my teeth.

Families host international students

Wanted: Good-hearted local residents willing to share friendly conversation and a home-cooked meal (or even a store-bought pizza) with international students who want a fuller picture of American life. This fall about 80 international students have signed up for WSU’s Friends and Family program. But, Ben Colston, international student adviser, said he only has about […]

‘Alumni Cup’ competition provides scholarship funds

Before the winner of the 2006 Apple Cup is declared on the field, Tully’s Coffee Corporation, the Pacific Northwest’s largest fully handcrafted coffee roaster, will partner with the Washington State University and University of Washington alumni associations to fuel its own ‘Alumni Cup’ competition by selling Crimson Roast and Husky Blend organic and fair trade […]

New Starbucks line displayed at CUB

Starbucks will offer free samples of a new coffee line 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the CUB lobby. The company will have a display and representatives on hand to talk about the Estima line of fair-trade coffee. Samples will be offered while they last. WSU Dining Services has switched to the Estima line of […]

WSU Dining Services switches to Fair Trade Coffee

Washington State University Dining Services has announced that all dining facilities, espresso bars and markets will now serve Fair Trade Coffee.“As consumers, each time we consciously use our purchasing power, we live the statement ‘think globally, act locally,’” said Gina Murray, marketing coordinator for dining services.Fair Trade Coffee practices significantly raise the standard of living […]