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 […]

Food vendors chosen for CUB

PULLMAN–Facutly, staff and students will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of vendors when the CUB reopens after renovations are completed in Fall 2008. The selection process for determining the selected eateries required vendors to provide a written proposal outlining the planned menu, approximate prices, hours of operations, and commitment to WSU and […]

No CUB grub? no problem

The CUB is closed for two years’ renovation, but the WSU community has a range of alternatives for food services, said Liz Khosravi, Dining Services associate director. They include:• Hillside Café and Market at Wilmer-Davis residence hall.• Northside Marketplace at Regents-Stearns residence hall.• Stephenson dining, in the Stephenson residence complex.• Espresso bars in Lighty, Bustad […]

Alternate food services during CUB closure

(Photo: Dining Services’ (l-r) Di Wharton, snack bar lead, and Karen Peterson, student worker, show menu items offered in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education’s Cyber Café. Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services.) With the Compton Union Building closed for two years for renovation, members of the WSU Pullman community have a range of alternatives […]

CUB interior demolished in preparation for remodeling

(Photo above: Food service area in CUB Lair torn down.)Early demolition work has begun on the CUB, in preparation for future remodeling. Work currently includes tearing out sheet metal, venting, shelving, carpets, asbestos, etc.The CUB officially closed May 8. Demolition work is being conducted by Hoffman Construction. (Photo above: Hoffman crews clear out demolished materials.)The two-year project will […]

April 20 ceremony celebrates start of work

A “celebration event” at noon Thursday, April 20, will launch the start of a two-year renovation transforming the Compton Union Building at WSU Pullman. Set for the CUB’s Clevenger Lounge and open to the public, the event will include comments from students, staff and administration.In March 2005, more than 52 percent of student voters approved […]

WSU Catering announces reduction in services

WSU Catering has announced a reduction of services for the next year due to the CUB renovation.“Loss of our catering kitchen for one year necessitates the streamlining of our menus and reduction of our services to allow us to maintain the high quality standards our customers have come to expect,” said Gina Murray, marketing coordinator […]

Regents approve purchase of research orchard

TRI-CITIES – The Board of Regents of Washington State University has approved the purchase of Sunrise Orchards near Palisades, Wash., for use as a research, extension and teaching site.The cost of the property is $1.1 million. The regents took action during their regularly scheduled meeting Friday, March 3, on the WSU Tri-Cities campus.Because of encroaching […]