Compton Union Building

The CUB announces permanent photo exhibit

PULLMAN- The Compton Union Building (CUB) announces the installment of the Compton Union Historical Photo Exhibit from WSU.   Displayed in the central stairwell and in lower level meeting rooms the exhibit features over 100 photos showcasing the many eras of WSU’s history including early development of the university, John F. Kennedy’s visit to WSU, […]

CUB installs last few finishing touches

With students back in class and the school year officially in session, workers are busy applying the last few finishing touches  to the newly renovated Compton Union Building on the WSU Pullman campus.   In line with the CUB vision and mission, crimson banners are being displayed from lampposts signifying the CUB core values of sustainability, community, […]

Ribbon cutting set for renovated Compton Union Building

PULLMAN – The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renovated Compton Union Building on the Pullman campus of WSU will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 5. The building, located on the Glenn Terrell Mall at the heart of campus, has been closed since May 2006 to allow for a total renovation. The $86 million project is […]

People flock to CUB reopening

With the countdown clock at zero, Barry Johnston, assisant vice president for business and finance, and Kathleen Hatch, executive director of student union and university recreation, noted that WSU’s Compton Union Building opened right on schedule .     Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services   The newly renovated Compton Union Building opened its doors to the WSU community […]

Sneak preview of CUB remodeling

  Main floor entrance to new CUB Bookie. Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services   PULLMAN — WSU Today recently previewed the nearly completed CUB renovations. Ryan Lahne, associate director of operations for the Compton Union Building, gave a light-hearted and descriptive tour of the updates and changes.   Though many of the tenants have not yet […]

100 days-plus until CUB reopens

      A construction worker finishes the trim in the theater.   Construction on the CUB exterior is nearing an end, while renovation to the inside is well under way and vendors are moving in.   With a little more than 100 days left until reopening, the CUB seems to be changing formation every […]

Construction focus shifts to interior

New stone and windows near the  the main entrance of the CUB. The sounds of clanging hammers and whining saws are slowly being replaced by the ‘swishing’ of brushes and dabbing of caulk as renovation projects at the Compton Union Building gradually shift from exterior construction to interior design. While no areas of the CUB are 100 […]