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Students skip class to witness solar eclipse

Students skip class to witness solar eclipse

KATIE SHADLER and L. A. BRYAN
August 21, 2017
Filed under Campus, Features, News, Showcase

Scattered around the Jewett Observatory, dozens of students, faculty and Pullman families wearing $3 solar shades gathered to view a near-total eclipse. Inside the observatory, physics and astronomy graduate student Jerred Jesse showed a projection of the moon covering the sun and the little sun...

Sunday bus service comes to WSU

Sunday bus service comes to WSU

TYLER WATSON, Evergreen reporter
August 21, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, Local, News, Showcase

Pullman Transit has added two new bus routes this semester, meaning public transportation is now available at some capacity seven days a week. Brad Rader, operations manager of Pullman Transit, said there were a couple reasons for creating these routes now. “A lot of it is based off of public...

Anti-white supremacy marchers call out WSU president

Anti-white supremacy marchers call out WSU president

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter
August 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, Local, News, Showcase

Roughly 200 marchers made up of WSU students, faculty, staff and Pullman community members formed a line winding down the Stadium Way sidewalk Saturday, while Pullman police stood guard nearby. The scores of participants chanted, “No Nazi.  No KKK.  No Fascist U.S.A.,” in their demonstration...

Solar event to eclipse first day of class

Solar event to eclipse first day of class

JENNIFER FORSMANN, Evergreen copy editor
August 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, Local, News

WSU students can witness a total solar eclipse for the first time in almost a century, as the moon partially covers the sun at 10:30 a.m. Monday. The university is not cancelling classes during the eclipse, said Amanda Beardslee of University Communications. It is up to professors to incorporate it...

University maintains stance on free speech as students demand action

University maintains stance on free speech as students demand action

REBECCA WHITE and JESSICA ZHOU
August 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

Hundreds of WSU students, community members and faculty at WSU have called for expulsion or denouncement of James Allsup, former president of the WSU College Republicans, following his participation in a white supremacist rally at the University of Virginia on Saturday. Some WSU students have the go...

New student regent takes the reins

New student regent takes the reins

Forrest Holt, Evergreen reporter
August 18, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, News

Alyssa Norris’ on-campus presence has been growing ever since she first set foot in Pullman. Now, her influence stretches across the state, reaching all of WSU’s satellite campuses. As the new student regent, Norris will sit on the university’s highest governing board to speak on behalf of WSU’s...

Students to march against white supremacy

Students to march against white supremacy

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter
August 16, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, News, Showcase

After a week of political upheaval, a group of WSU students and community members gathered at Umpqua Bank on Tuesday evening to plan a march against white supremacy Saturday. Lashae Daniels, junior comparative ethnic studies major and organizer, said she decided to take action because she was tired...

Former College Republican comes forward as president resigns

Former College Republican comes forward as president resigns

REBECCA WHITE and JESSICA ZHOU
August 14, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

Following a social media storm of opposition from university leaders, community members and past club affiliates, WSU College Republicans president James Allsup resigned. New president Amir Rezamand issued a statement via phone condemning the events in Charlottesville and absolving the WSU College Republi...

College Republicans president resigns

College Republicans president resigns

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor
August 14, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

For updates on the situation as it unfolds, check back to The Daily Evergreen website. View our previous coverage here. James Allsup, former president of the WSU College Republicans, resigned from his position as leader of the club today. The new president of the club, Amir Rezamond, confirme...

College Republicans president attends Virginia rally, sparks backlash

College Republicans president attends Virginia rally, sparks backlash

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor
August 13, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

For updates on the situation as it unfolds, check back to The Daily Evergreen website. View the most recent story here. Many students at WSU have called for a response from the university after WSU College Republican President James Allsup attended a rally turned riot in Charlottesville, Virginia. ...

Emails: Facing threats to med school, WSU disavows wolf researcher

Emails: Facing threats to med school, WSU disavows wolf researcher

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter
August 11, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

University officials worked to suppress the findings of a prominent WSU wolf researcher amid fears that conservative state lawmakers would retaliate by cutting funding to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, according to a report by The Seattle Times. Dan Coyne, a lobbyist for WSU, wrote in an email that highly ranked senators...

Sorenson finds light in the dark

Sorenson finds light in the dark

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter
August 11, 2017
Filed under News

  Several moments stand out in the past two years of Riley Sorenson’s life. In December 2015, his father died following a heart attack. Six months later, his mother succumbed to cancer. The offensive lineman was soon diagnosed with testicular cancer himself, then beat it in time to play...