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Glenn Terrell, WSU President 1967–1985: Recollections
Winter 2013

WSU’s seventh president led with both head and heart. A recollection.


Categories: WSU history, Memoirs
Tags: WSU presidents, Glenn Terrell, In memoriam


Nicole Braux Taflinger ’66, ’68—Season of Suffering
Spring 2011
Nicole Braux (now Taflinger) was 13 years old when Germany invaded France in 1940. Years later, having survived the occupation with her mother, married an American airman, and moved to Pullman, she has written a lovely and moving memoir.First w...
Categories: Memoirs, Alumni
Tags: World War II, France


The Love Letters
Spring 2009
In 1907, Othello had no high school, so Xerpha Mae McCulloch '30 traveled 50 miles to Ritzville to finish school. There she met, and fell in love with, Edward Gaines, a few years her senior. The recent gift to Washington State University of her steamer trunk reveals the life of a woman whose story is not only threaded through the University's, but also through the story of agriculture in Washington State.
Categories: Memoirs, WSU history, Agriculture
Tags: WSU staff, Xerpha Gaines, Botany


The memories of a queen
Fall 2006
Before there was Wisteria Lane, there was the French royal court at the Palais du Louvre in Paris. It was a place of forced marriages, lovers and infidelities, imprisonments and poisonings, sword fights and murders. And all that was just within th...
Categories: Memoirs, History
Tags: Royalty, France


A Titan's Tale
Summer 2002
Bill Nollan didn't like not understanding. So he drove his athletes and his students ever harder. As if their lives depended on it.
Categories: Memoirs, Athletics, Alumni
Tags: Football