No. 13 Utah rallies to defeat WSU men

PULLMAN, Wash. — Delon Wright scored 18 points and Jordan Loveridge added 16 as No. 13 Utah came back to beat Washington State 67-59 on Thursday night. Brandon Taylor added 11 points for Utah (23-6, 13-4 Pacific 12), which closed the game with a 26-11 run to remain second in the Pacific-12. DaVonte Lacy scored […]

Lia Galdeira scores 34 points to lead WSU past Oregon, 66-64

There is something about KeyArena that seems to bring out the best in Lia Galdeira. The Washington State junior guard scored a career-high 34 points to rescue the seventh-seeded Cougars in a 66-64 victory over 10th-seeded Oregon in the opening game of the Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball tournament Thursday. “Lia put on the Superwoman cape […]

$40 for soda? It’s normal in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The economic chaos engulfing Zimbabwe has turned even a mundane task such as renting a car into an unachievable dream for the average law-abiding citizen. A car-rental company on Saturday quoted a day rate of 690,000 Zimbabwe dollars to hire a basic model, plus a deposit of 25 million Zimbabwe dollars. This […]

Guest: The rise of sexism and misogyny in a Facebook era

A FACEBOOK page titled “Slut” has 581,845 likes. The term is used casually in teenage conversations both as a cutting insult and a term of endearment. Slut-shaming is nothing new; since the days of Nathaniel Hawthorne and “The Scarlet Letter,” girls have been branded with titles because of their sexuality. And while womens rights have […]