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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

Life at Sea: Asian elephants take a bath

Life at Sea: Asian elephants take a bath

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase

I never thought one day I would run my hands along the rough, wrinkly skin of an elephant. While in Myanmar we visited the Green Hill Valley Elephant Sanctuary just outside of Kalaw. The owners of Green Hill Valley strongly believe in an ethical environment when it comes to their elephants. The sanctuary...

Coalition for Women Students celebrates women’s month

Coalition for Women Students celebrates women’s month

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

In 1912, students created an organization meant to represent a unified vision for women at WSU. Originally called the Association for Women Students, the name changed in 1993 in order to represent the different student groups involved. Since then, the Coalition for Women Students has developed into...

Washington Squirrel University: Week 2

Washington Squirrel University: Week 2

NICK SANDIFER, Evergreen cartoonist

March 2, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Washington Squirrel University

Life at Sea: Seven teams compete for first place

Life at Sea: Seven teams compete for first place

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Each student aboard the MV World Odyssey, another name for the MS Deutschland, is assigned to a sea based on their cabin numbers. Each voyage the ship hosts the Sea Olympics, a full day of competitive events that range from tug of war to a rap battle. The seas that make up our ship’s population are...

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