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Thankful for our weather – here’s why
November 22, 2016

By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News

weathercatch-photo-logoSPOKANE, Wash. – Bad weather is hitting parts of the country as millions of people are driving or flying during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Bird & brew – WSU researcher taps into craft beer craze
November 17, 2016


By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PROSSER, Wash. – This Thanksgiving, craft beer’s popularity will be evident in many American households when suds – and wine – appear alongside the turkey and mashed potatoes.

WSU community enriches holiday for children, families
November 24, 2014

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications

Syms-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Bright yellow walls and a cartoon painting of Shrek are all that remain of the old Pullman Video Quest. Instead of movie rentals, the former store shelves are lined with canned vegetables and boxed dinners. Off to the side, a 20-foot table sags under the weight of Thanksgiving fare recently donated by WSU student groups.

WSU’s grizzly bears lose weight on Thanksgiving?
November 24, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Lynne-NelsonPULLMAN, Wash. – If you think Thanksgiving dinner can pack on the pounds, consider the grizzly bears at Washington State University that eat the equivalent of three such feasts daily during the weeks leading to hibernation. After nearly doubling their weight, they take a winter-long nap – only to wake up trim and perfectly healthy in early spring.

President: Video a reminder of giving and gratitude
November 20, 2014

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – As families and friends gather next week to give thanks, it is important that we at Washington State University also pause to reflect. We have much for which to be thankful.

Serve a great turkey, not salmonella, for the holiday
November 17, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

salmonella-250PULLMAN, WASH. – This month’s Thanksgiving turkey might contain more than bread stuffing. It could also harbor salmonella, a bacterial pathogen that causes foodborne illness in 1.2 million Americans each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Nov. 19: Join top WSU chef for Thanksgiving webinar
November 12, 2014


PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Executive Chef Jamie Callison is inviting the public to join him online as he prepares a Thanksgiving meal at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19.