From Sports Illustrated On Campus's Top 10 PAC-10 Road Trips:
9. Washington StateWe should invite SI back after the all-night student party zone in the Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot gets going. I'm sure we'll move up the list then.
One former Washington State coach used to half-joking say that Pullman wasn't the end of the world, but you could see it from there. Pullman is a college town in every sense of the word as its population of about 25,000 people is all about Washington State. Despite the civil pride -- Cougars emblems are found everywhere from intersection signs to license plates -- the town offers little in the area of nightlife, and the annual snow storms and chilly temperatures make getting around an adventure. Most visitors, including visiting teams, must stay in neighboring Moscow, Idaho, closer to the University of Idaho.
The full WSU profile goes on to state:
You can get anywhere in Pullman by foot in less than 45 minutes, though it seems longer when it's snowing at 2 a.m. and it's your only option to get home. You can get anywhere on campus in less than 20 minutes.And to think some people believe we need a trolley to get more students into downtown.