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MSS multicultural mentor program celebrates 30 years helping students

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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...

BSU reflects on diverse events, inclusion

BSU reflects on diverse events, inclusion

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

The Black Student Union kept busy this February due to events celebrating Black History Month for the student body. Other organizations collaborated with the club for some of these events. The Student Entertainment Board and BSU combined their efforts to organize the Hip-Hop Arts Festival on Friday. “Collabs...

Jazz Wires produce electrifying sound

Jazz Wires produce electrifying sound

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Mint

In a small room in Kimbrough Music Building, brass, woodwind, string and percussion instruments warm up as The Jazz Wires begin to rehearse. The Ray Noble standard “Cherokee” blares as fingers fly through the air playing pure jazz. They’re preparing for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and other...

SEB to host Hip-Hop Arts Festival

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Events, Involvement, Life, Mint

WSU's Student Entertainment Board will honor Black History Month today by hosting a Hip-Hop Arts Festival. The festival will showcase the talent of both WSU students and visiting performers. Ali Ruther, director of SEB’s Up All Night Committee, is one of the people in charge of organizing the event....

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