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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Interested individuals can receive a flu shot at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center this Friday.

Flu shots available to students, faculty members

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2021

To help combat flu season, Cougar Health Services is offering Flu Shot Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through the month of October.  Aside from the flu shot, wearing masks and social distancing...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said in a virtual town hall Tuesday afternoon that WSU requested $10 million from the state legislature to fund salary increases for faculty and staff.

Faculty COVID-19 testing limited by resources, administrators say

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 22, 2021

WSU officials announced that a national supply chain issue caused limited access to faculty COVID-19 testing. WSU could ramp up testing overnight if not for this shortage, said WSU President Kirk Schulz....

Jeremy Watson, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication academic adviser, said after he retired from the Navy, he felt like something was missing in his life — the ability to mentor people.

‘Your coach, your mentor, your cheerleader’

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 16, 2021

The role of a college adviser often involves being the bearer of bad news. But to some, nothing beats the sight of a student reaching the finish line.  Thousands of students, staff and faculty...

Before being hired as WSU’s Pullman Chancellor, Elizabeth Chilton said she had never been to Eastern Washington.

WSU Provost prepares to take on chancellor position

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief August 19, 2021

Come June 2022, Provost Elizabeth Chilton will wear another hat — Pullman Chancellor, a role introduced to help better support the community’s students, faculty members and staff.  Having a Pullman...

Balasingam Muhunthan’s family created the B. Muhunthan Memorial Scholarship to help students continue to grow and succeed, carrying on his legacy and love of learning at WSU.

Remembering Balasingam Muhunthan

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2021

Balasingam Muhunthan, WSU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering chair and professor, passed away at the age of 59 on June 17. Muhunthan was born and raised in Sri Lanka, said Vishaka Muhunthan,...

Stop Animal Explotation Now routinely obtains reports from the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare concerning the use and treatment of research animals at every registered research facility in the U.S.

Watchdog organization alleges WSU research staff fabricated data, overdosed animals, violated protocols

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter July 14, 2021

An Ohio-based watchdog organization, Stop Animal Exploitation Now, called on WSU President Kirk Schulz to launch a full investigation into the university's animal research programs in a letter sent to...

Emma Claire Spring, pictured here, pitched an idea to renovate a hotel in Chantilly, Virginia. As a part of the renovation process, she pitched that the hotel’s name be changed from Holiday Inn to Delta Hotels.

WSU alumna wins competition after pitching idea for hotel

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter July 2, 2021

A WSU graduate won $50,000 in project funding from the She Has a Deal hotel investment pitch competition last month.  Emma Claire Spring, WSU School of Hospitality Business Management graduate, said...

Brandon Evans Hutzenbiler, former WSU Bear Center manager, watches one of the grizzly bears Sunday morning in the WSU Bear Center yard.

WSU Bear Center manager heads to New Mexico

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor June 30, 2021

Brandon Evans Hutzenbiler spent five years at the WSU Bear Center wearing waterproof work boots and scrub pants while dealing with grizzly-sized messes. “I would like to know how much poop I’ve...

Lyons term as interim chair will end in summer 2022 when Rich Koenig is set to return as department chair.

Drew Lyon appointed as interim Crop and Soil Sciences chair

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 25, 2021

WSU Professor Drew Lyon describes himself as a weed scientist and “servant leader.” It was through a community college botany class where Lyon discovered his interest in plants. Lyon said he was...

Danielle Ivory, New York Times reporter, said the project tracked COVID-19 data on spreadsheets, maps and charts, including case numbers, mortality rates, vaccine eligibility and more.

WSU professor, Pullmanite recognized for contributions to Pulitzer Prize winning project

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor June 23, 2021

A COVID-19 case tracking project from The New York Times involving contributions from a WSU professor and Pullman native was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service earlier this month. Danielle...

The professional sales certificate program consists of five classes but usually takes around 2 years to complete.

WSU Pullman to offer professional sales certificate program

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 16, 2021

The WSU Professional Sales Program will expand to Pullman this fall from the Vancouver campus. During the program, students learn sales skills and management, said Ron Pimentel, Professional Sales Program...

One of the new faculty members is Arifa Raza. She will join the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at WSU Pullman in the fall.

WSU cluster-hire program addresses faculty racial, gender inequalities

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 2, 2021

An initiative by WSU Provost Elizabeth Chilton prompted WSU to begin a cluster-hire program, bringing five new faculty members to the Pullman campus. Senior Vice Provost Laura Hill said the cluster-hire...

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