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Ask Dr. Universe: What is fire?

PULLMAN, Wash. – There’s nothing like taking a little catnap by the fireplace, feeling the heat, watching the flames and listening to crackling sounds. But until you asked, I wasn’t entirely sure what this mesmerizing thing was or how it works.

Plumbing employee held in Grove apartment fire

PULLMAN, Wash. – Pullman police have arrested a suspect believed to have intentionally set fire to the Grove apartments. On Monday, July 22, at about 4:05 p.m., detectives arrested Bryan Lee Kitchen, a 31-year-old Pullman resident, in connection with the July 14 fire. Kitchen had accompanied detectives to the Pullman Police Department for an interview and subsequently […]

WSU housing coordinates with The Grove apartment owner

PULLMAN, Wash. – Housing officials at Washington State University, in concert with Campus Crest Communities, owner of The Grove apartments in Pullman, have secured housing for students impacted by an off-campus fire that destroyed some of the apartments on July 15. “Everyone with leases at The Grove has been contacted,” said Terry Boston, assistant vice […]

WSU housing coordinating with apartment owner after fire

Boston PULLMAN, Wash. – Housing officials at Washington State University are in contact with Campus Crest Communities, the owner of The Grove at Pullman, on how to assist students impacted by an off-campus fire early Sunday morning.  Terry Boston, assistant vice president for administrative services, said WSU is waiting for further analysis from Campus Crest […]

Demand for ‘teacher quality’ could doom schools

Margolis VANCOUVER – The federal government’s Race to the Top program for improving American education won’t work because it’s based on a faulty assumption, according to a WSU expert in teacher development.   “There is no one national version of a quality teacher,” said Associate Professor Jason Margolis. “Successful teaching depends on where teachers are, […]

Fire damages Chief Joseph apartments; no one injured

PULLMAN – The Pullman Fire Department and the WSU Police Department responded to an early-morning fire Saturday at Chief Joseph Village, university-owned apartments located on northeast Terre View Drive.   Investigation by the Pullman Fire Department has determined the fire was accidental.   No one was injured in the fire. In Building D, which houses […]