Opinions: Sam Reed and Sam Hunt in the 1966 Daily EvergreenWinter 2010
Opinion articles written by students Sam Reed and Sam Hunt for the November 4, 1966 issue of WSU's student newspaper the Daily Evergreen represent their opinions of that year's national and state elections from the perspective of the WSU Young Republicans and the WSU Young Democrats. Sam Reed '63, '68 is now Washington's Secretary of State, and Sam Hunt '67 is a state representative for Olympia and surrounding areas. Read more about them in "Civility in Politics a...
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Video: WSU arboretum and wildlife conservation center groundbreaking ceremonyWinter 2010
April 23, 2010. Courtesy WSU College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences"It is impossible to imagine a world-class university without an arboretum. It reconnects you to the earth and is an important place for a university community to find peace and balance in a high-stress environment. Im particularly proud that this arboretum will be part of the legacy that my administration will leave for Washington State University, its faculty, student...
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Video: Chickpea research at WSUWinter 2010
George Vandemark, the current USDA legume breeder and a faculty member at Washington State University, describes research into chickpeas. Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, are an important crop around the Palouse and Pullman, the main campus of WSU. The chickpea provides nitrogen for the soil as well as a high-protein crop. Most chickpeas are used for hummus or salads. Read about chickpeas and get someMoreCategories: Agriculture, Food
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Mike Utley's Memories of WSU: A Perfect ChoiceWinter 2010
Jim Walden first saw Mike Utley not on a football field but on a basketball court.Walden, the WSU Head Football Coach, was putting together his 1985 recruiting class, and his assistant coach Gary Gagnon asked him to take a look at a recruit who was playing for the Kennedy High School basketball team in Seattle.“He was doing everything 100 miles an hour, full-bore, running up and down the court,” Walden recalls. “I distinctly remember thinking he is not going to lead the league in scoring, ...
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Gallery: Washington’s First Women
The Washington Secretary of State’s office and the Washington State Heritage Center presented an exhibit on Washington state’s first women in state government.View the posters from the “Moving Forward, Looking Back” exhibit in the state capitol building....
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Chickpea recipesWinter 2010
Recipes from Paradise Creek Brewery in Pullman, created by Chef Mike Hayton '91 [Directions to Paradise Creek Brewery]Sun Dried Tomato Hummus2 cups Hinrichs Trading Company Garbanzo Beans
1/8 cup Olive Oil
1/8 cup Wate...
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Renewable Energy from WindFall 2010
Nine Canyon Wind Project near Kennewick Photos by Zach Mazur...
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Video: Clips from Back to the GardenFall 2010Categories: Alumni, Visual arts
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About the cover:Fall 2010
Stone City West by Robin Moline
The cover illustration for Washington State Magazine’s Fall 2010 issue—Cultivated Landscapes—pays homage to Grant Wood’s famous Stone City, Iowa painting of 1930. It was Wood’s first major landscape and is now on permanent display at Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum. Wood is most closely associated with the American movement of Regionalism and advanced figurative painting of rural American themes in an aggressive rejection of European abstraction.Stone City, Iowa was painted the s...
Video: Grilling Walla Walla Sweet OnionsFall 2010
RecipeIngredientsWalla Walla Sweet onionsOlive oilA grill Peel and slice the onions very thick, about an inch. Heat the grill. Put the Walla Walla Sweets on the grill when it's ready. Brush with olive oil as necessary. When the onions are softened slightly and warm, remove them from the grill and enjoy. Don't overcook the Walla Walla Sweets. They only need a little grilling to make them even sweeter. Video Tim Steury grills up some Walla Walla Sweets, while describing why these onions...
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