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WSU Athletics to hold public forum on stadium renovation

PULLMAN – An open forum on Phase III of the Martin Stadium Renovation will be held Thursday, Oct. 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Fireside Grille. The forum will feature WSU Director of Athletics Jim Sterk and members of the WSU Athletic Foundation staff.   On Sept. 22, the public launch of […]

Construction onStadium continues

The  Martin Stadium renovation is still underway. To view photos of the renovation’s progress, visit http://wsucougars.cstv.com/view.gal?id=20785&template=player_gallery. Phase One of the project included the beautification of the stadium’s east and south ends, which included the new restroom facilities, updated concession stands and larger walkways. Phase Two focused on expanding the northern concourse area. Phases Three and […]

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 […]

Mount Vernon project nears completion

Construction continues, but faculty and staff are moving in at the WSU Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center. Project manager Virgil Hanson says 95 percent of phase one of the $8 million revitalization of the NWREC is complete. The project will provide modern, efficient workspace for the agricultural and horticultural research and extension […]

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 […]

Wilbur-Ellis supports Mt. Vernon remodel, expansion

MOUNT VERNON — As with politics, all agriculture is ultimately local.Recognizing that fact, international agriculture supply giant the Wilbur-Ellis Company has contributed $20,000 to the renovation and modernization of Washington State University’s 58-year old Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, according to Mark Jackson, Wilbur-Ellis branch manager in Mount Vernon, Wash.“Northwestern Washington, and particularly the […]

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 […]