Skip to main content Skip to navigation


Fall 2011

The Docks


Bill Sharpsteen ’80
University of California Press, 2011

In my sailing days on Puget Sound, I got used to watching for the fast-moving container ships that could overtake my little boat in a matter of minutes. One day, I found their schedules on the Internet and saw the outline of a huge, economically powerful engine tying together goods from around the world.

In The Docks, Bill Sharpsteen ’80 shows us this world by peering … » More …

Winter 2001

Boosters of the Desert plan March luncheon

History professor and former department chair David Stratton will be the featured speaker at the 15th annual WSU Cougar Boosters of the Desert luncheon March 2 at the Desert Island Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. His title will be “Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer.” Festivities will begin at 11 a.m. The golf classic will be played at the Rancho Mirage Country Club March 3.

Last March, more than 140 attended the luncheon in Rancho Mirage. Astronaut John Fabian (’62 Mech. Engr.) and President V. Lane Rawlins were speakers. Seventy participated in the golf tournament.

The boosters planning committee for the 2002 … » More …