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Bacteria can be used to make nitrogen

Bacteria can be used to make nitrogen

TJ YOCKACHONIS, Evergreen reporter

February 25, 2020

Some bacteria transform nitrogen in the air, which is useless to all life, into useful nutrients for plants and animals.  The importance of these “nitrogen-fixing” bacteria was the focus of the McCarter Seminar Series “Hierarchical regulation of nitrogen fixation in bacteria associated wi...

Alum inducted into hall of fame

Alum inducted into hall of fame

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

February 25, 2020

WSU School of Hospitality Business Management (SHBM) alum inducted alumnus Jan Hazelton into its Hall of Fame.  Hazelton is a Seattle native and attended WSU from 1978-1983 where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in hotel administration and a degree in business administration as well a...

Feedback wanted for 5-year plan

Feedback wanted for 5-year plan

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

February 25, 2020

The deadline to submit feedback on the first draft of the 2020-2025 WSU system strategic plan is approaching. Comments about the draft plan can be submitted through an online survey until the end of the day on Feb. 25.  Members of the WSU community and external stakeholders drafted the system-...

Hacking away at the competition

Hacking away at the competition

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 25, 2020

Coding Pals and Error 404: Team Not Found got first place in their respective tiers during the annual CrimsonCode Hackathon which took place Feb. 22 and 23.  The hackathon was hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery. This was the eighth year the hackathon was hosted at WSU.  Nikola...

GPSA allocates money for kids’ science day

GPSA allocates money for kids’ science day

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen GPSA reporter

February 25, 2020

A representative from the WSU Women*s Center spoke to GPSA senators about resources available for students. Senators also approved to fund $1,000 for the Kids Science and Engineering Day. Women*s Center  Iris Alatorre, WSU Women*s Center program coordinator, said the center provides free items for s...

Panelists speak about first-gen student support

Panelists speak about first-gen student support

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2020

Speakers explained how change happens gradually among first-generation, low-income and other underrepresented communities at a panel discussion on Friday. WSU’s Office of Access and Opportunity in the Division of Student Affairs hosted the discussion panel called Celebrate & Reflect: TRIO ...

Cultural historian talks about the power of photography

Cultural historian talks about the power of photography

AMAAN RAHMAN, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2020

Matthew Fox-Amato spoke about the power of photography and how it highlighted the struggles of enslaved people in the U.S. on Thursday at the Neill Public library. Fox-Amato is a cultural historian of the U.S. and a historian of visual and material culture. He recently published a book entitled “...

Group hosts webinar to identify first-gen student needs

Group hosts webinar to identify first-gen student needs

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2020

A program under WSU’s Division of Student Affairs hosted a webinar on ways to support first-generation students which includes defining first-generation, targeting the population and identifying their needs. La’Tonya Rease Miles, UCLA director of first year experience and strategic initiatives, ...

Hospital raises money for residency program

Hospital raises money for residency program

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2020

Pullman Regional Hospital’s Board of Commissioners approved a space in the hospital for the new physician residency program. Rueben Mayes, chief development officer of the PRH Foundation, said PRH has raised $3.8 million since Jan. 1, 2019. The hospital needs about $6.5 million to continue wit...

Program could lead to fewer canceled classes

Program could lead to fewer canceled classes

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2020

Professors may not have to cancel class so often this semester. The Academic Success and Career Center launched the Don’t Cancel Class Program in hopes of honing students’ academic habits, according to the ASCC website. ASCC Academic Coach Katie Reilly said the ASCC noticed an interest fr...

Power restored to South side of campus

Power restored to South side of campus

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 21, 2020

After going about 24 hours without electricity, power was restored at around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday for six WSU buildings on the South side of campus. Ryan Gehring, operations manager for electrical light safety at WSU Facilities Services, said a faulty high-voltage cable under Stadium Way cause...

Family of student asks for help

Family of student asks for help

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2020

Friends and family of an injured WSU Pullman student are asking for help funding his rehabilitation care. Kyle Osborne, 19, was hospitalized after being hit by a car on Nov. 25 in Southern California while visiting his family for Thanksgiving. He sustained several injuries including brain hemorrhag...

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