Rock Doc column: Seize the day and visit a park

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – This is the time of year to get outdoors and observe Mother Nature in all her glory. With a simple field guide to trees or birds and a Sunday afternoon trip to a local park, you can play amateur scientist […]

Solar Plaza park provides refuge

PULLMAN – Pets, not farm animals, are the main focus of today’s veterinary medicine. That means veterinarians must prepare to help clients with pet loss and grief. “Pets have shorter lifespans, so veterinarians face death five to 10 times more often than human doctors,” said Kathy Ruby, director of health, wellness and leadership studies at […]

Party in the Park Sept. 23

PULLMAN, Wash.-Washington State University will host the “Party in the Park” from 12 to 5 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 23 in Reaney Park as part of the fourth annual International Education Week. This event is an effort to reach beyond WSU and involve the community in International Education Week. “Party in the Park,” sponsored by […]

Sixth ‘charrette’ eyes Spokane’s Great Gorge Park

For 130 design students at WSU Spokane, the second day of school last week meant being teamed to produce concepts for a project that has been calling to the Spokane community since 1908. That’s the year Fredrick Law Olmsted, a principal designer of New York City’s Central Park, proposed The Great Gorge Park. For the […]