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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...

CCE offers hands-on learning

RICK FLORES, Evergreen reporter
August 11, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE), active on the WSU Pullman campus for almost 25 years, gives students ways to get involved in the community and raises awareness of issues ranging from women’s rights and political discussions to poverty. Melanie Brown, director of the CCE, said the organization...

New online career database to replace WSU’s CougLink

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen reporter
June 28, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

WSU is shifting on July 1 from CougLink to a new job-finding system called Handshake, a program with more employers and job postings and a website similar to Facebook or Pinterest. Students switching to Handshake will have to create a new password, upload resumes and fill in their profile. Informat...

Research suggests acceptance of sexual stereotypes impacts consent

ALYSEN BOSTON, Evergreen news editor
June 21, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

A team of WSU researchers found that college-aged women who believe in traditional sexual stereotypes were less likely to seek sexual consent and refuse unwanted sexual activity. Associate professor Stacey Hust and her co-authors found that women who accept sexual stereotypes and endorse music vi...