WSU Apple Cup Crisp ice cream wins nationwide contest

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Apple Cup Crisp ice cream from Washington State University has been named the grand champion out of 12 university-made ice cream flavors in the 2014 Progressive Dairyman magazine’s Flavor Faceoff

New street signs point to Cougar Gold, ice cream

      PULLMAN – The route to deliciousness just got a lot clearer on the WSU campus. The former “South Fairway Road” is now officially “Ferdinand’s Lane” and leads directly from Stadium Way to Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe and the WSU Creamery. “Visitors to our campus sometimes had a hard time finding our store,” […]

Creation of Cougar Gold

PULLMAN — The year was 1940 and N. S. Golding was in the Washington State College creamery surrounded by a group of dairy science students. Crowding near, the young men strained to follow as Golding described the intricacies of cheese-making…   “Golding was English and had a habit of talking with a pencil in his […]

Cougar football gives back

WSU Cougar Football players Alex Brink (left) and Jed Collins read “The Story of Ferdinand” to local school children Thursday morning as a part of the Read for the Record campaign sponsored by Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe.  The national campaign was started by Jumpstart, a nonprofit organization that raises money to support early education programs for underserved children. […]