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Life at Sea: Trekking with camels

Life at Sea: Trekking with camels

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

April 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

My feet sank into the soft fine sand of the Sahara Desert in Morocco as we stepped off our bus. I heard the low grumble of a massive caravan of camels and saw over a hundred of them sitting in the sand, illuminated by nothing more than the few flashlights the guides use to find their way around. Heavy...

5K celebrates, coaches elementary school girls

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life

The Beta Sigma chapter of Gamma Phi Beta at WSU has paired up with the sorority’s Xi chapter at the University of Idaho to put on one of its biggest philanthropies of the year. “Gamma Phi Beta sponsors Girls on the Run nationally,” Emily Carson, Gamma Phi Beta’s Beta Sigma 2018 philanthropy...

Raptor club wants to protect birds of prey

Raptor club wants to protect birds of prey

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

The WSU Raptor Club is one of the only clubs on campus that allows students and community members to interact directly with wildlife without any prior experience. Mia Patterson, social media specialist for the College of Veterinary Medicine, is the public relations officer for the Raptor Club. She...

Students rock bouldering competition

Students rock bouldering competition

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

Raquel Peterson and NoahLani Litwinsella, both of the Whitman Climbing Team, have been climbing since their early teens. This could explain why they placed first in Pullman Pulldown, an annual bouldering competition hosted by University Recreation. The competition was held this past Saturday at the...

Life at Sea: Poachers will use social media

Life at Sea: Poachers will use social media

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

April 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

I sat in the back of the safari truck, the shutter of my camera endlessly clicking as we stopped to watch the male southern white rhinoceroses in their environment. This was when our guide asked that we not post pictures of the rhinos, mention the name or the location of the game reserve we saw them...

Life at Sea: Pollution impacts fishing village

Life at Sea: Pollution impacts fishing village

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

March 26, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life

I’d become so familiar with waking up to the smooth rocking of a boat that when we pulled up to Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, in a small passenger boat, I almost forgot I was no longer on the huge MS Deutschland in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. I looked out my window and saw the iconic rock formations...

APAW offers place for Asian women

APAW offers place for Asian women

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

The students of the Association of Pacific and Asian Women, also known as APAW, want to prioritize educating the campus about their culture and working to make their school a better, more diverse place. A small group on campus, APAW is a branch of the Coalition for Women Students that is a “very...

MSS multicultural mentor program celebrates 30 years helping students

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life

The Multicultural Student Mentor Program began with only six mentors and 204 mentees. Today, the program is honoring 30 years of growth and success, with 60 mentors, 1,266 mentees this year alone and over 17,000 freshmen mentees reached overall. In 1988, officials at WSU Multicultural Student Services...

Black women represented, given a voice

Black women represented, given a voice

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

March provides a month for women to receive acknowledgment, and WSU’s Black Women’s Caucus hopes to achieve a wider reach across campus as they raise awareness for black women’s role in history. Whitney Nelson, the president of the Black Women’s Caucus, said this organization has helped her...

Life at Sea: Docked at island of birds, tortoises

Life at Sea: Docked at island of birds, tortoises

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

March 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Off the coast of Madagascar, there are multiple islands, which are home to millions of animals and humans. One of these, Mauritius, is a small island packed with life, with a total landmass of 784 square miles and a population of 1.3 million people. These islands are home to some of the rarest species...

NAWA focuses on native women’s struggles

NAWA focuses on native women’s struggles

MARCUS STEPHEN COX, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

The Native American Women’s Association at WSU, a branch of the Coalition for Women Students, was created to bring representation to the indigenous students of WSU with an emphasis on issues concerning women. Throughout the year NAWA hosts events to raise awareness, strengthen bonds of friendship and...

Washington Squirrel University: Week 3

Washington Squirrel University: Week 3

NICK SANDIFER, Evergreen cartoonist

March 9, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Washington Squirrel University

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