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January 23, 2014 at 10:58 AM

WSU fraternity suspended

PULLMAN (AP) — A Washington State University fraternity has been suspended. Delta Sigma Phi’s chapter in Pullman was suspended this week by the national organization. Delta Sigma Phi had more than 80 members in Pullman. The national organization cited numerous policy violations, including disregard of the chapter facility, member misconduct, low academic performance and failure to meet…

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October 1, 2013 at 3:02 PM

Arts patron donates $5 million toward new WSU art museum

The president of a Portland commercial real estate company has donated $5 million toward an effort by Washington State University to build a new museum of art on the school’s Pullman campus. The donation comes from Jordan Schnitzer, president of Harsch Investment Properties and a collector of contemporary fine art prints. Including Schnitzer’s gift, WSU has…

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September 11, 2013 at 9:12 AM

WSU student hurt in fall

PULLMAN (AP) — A Washington State University student is in stable condition at a Pullman hospital after falling down a flight of stairs inside the Delta Chi fraternity. Pullman police say 21-year-old Anthony Pentecost is the second intoxicated student to fall at one of the university’s fraternities since mid-August. On Aug. 14, a 19-year-old woman fell through…

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August 30, 2013 at 7:12 AM

WSU researcher plans tentacled robots to pick apples

PROSSER (AP) — A Washington State University researcher has received a grant allowing him to develop an apple-picking robot. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the U.S. Department of Agriculture gave $548,000 earlier this month to Manoj Karkee, assistant professor with WSU’s Center for Precision and Automated Agricultural Systems. Karkee envisions a prototype within three to five years…

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August 13, 2013 at 6:58 AM

Tuesday Memo: Latest on bus driver shooting … WSU drinking … Missing climber on Mount Hood

Bus shootings: If you haven’t read the follow-up story on the shooting of the Metro bus driver and subsequent killing of the shooter by police, please do. Imagine being on either of the buses involved in those shootings. By the way, there’s a lot of love for our bus drivers: See…

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May 14, 2013 at 9:02 AM

Prosecutor to get WSU faculty member beating case

PULLMAN (AP) — Pullman police are ready to close the investigation into the assault of Washington State University instructor David Warner. Police Chief Gary Jenkins says he is preparing to turn the case over to the Whitman County prosecuting attorney’s office. The prosecutor will decide if any charges are filed. The 41-year-old Warner was seriously injured while…

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May 6, 2013 at 10:21 AM

WSU graduate wears wedding gown under robe

PULLMAN (AP) — With friends and family already gathered for her graduation from Washington State University, Cassie Dotts thought it would be a good time for another ceremony — her wedding. She married University of Idaho fisheries science graduate Ben Ho in a ceremony on Friday in Moscow, Idaho. Then she received her doctorate in…

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April 11, 2013 at 2:03 PM

WSU faculty member upgraded to serious condition

SPOKANE (AP) — The Washington State University professor who has been hospitalized since a March 30 assault has been upgraded from critical to serious condition. David Warner is recovering at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. Pullman police say the 41-year-old Warner received severe head injuries after he tried to break up a fight outside of…

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April 4, 2013 at 12:26 PM

Beaten WSU faculty member in critical condition

UPDATE: 2:40 p.m. | PULLMAN (AP) — David Warner, the Washington State University faculty member who was beaten near campus early Saturday, remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, according to medical center spokeswoman Pattie Servine. Investigators are checking leads and still asking possible witnesses to come forward,…

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