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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

The biggest barrier with implementing more gender neutral bathrooms at WSU is cost.

All-gender signs lead to greater acceptance toward transgender, nonbinary people

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2023

Seeing an all-gender sign for a restroom or locker room can increase adolescents’ acceptance of transgender and non-binary people, according to research  Traci Gillig (they/she), assistant professor...

Faculty Senate meetings are streamed to the public

WSU Faculty Senate hosts guest speakers; addresses athletics department debt

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2023

In the first faculty senate meeting of 2023, questions and concerns arose from Luke Premo, College of Arts and Sciences Senate member and WSU anthropology professor, about budget and academic funding...

Angie Howard and her husband Chris Stover created a short film together at the Animation Dynamics studio.

WSU instructor pursues animation, marketing for DreamWorks

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor October 5, 2022

By day, Angie Howard lives in a world of “Puss in Boots” and “Trolls.” By night, she is giving back to her alma mater as a WSU Global Campus instructor.  After dipping her toes into the animation...

Yoon Wha-Roh started to learn the piano as a child while her mother worked. Now she will be touring Europe next spring playing the piano.

School of Music professor wins London music competition

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor September 5, 2022

Since she was 3 years old, Yoon-Wha Roh only knew life as a pianist and worked hard to become successful. Now, she will be touring Europe next year after she won the Grand Prize at the London International...

After launching a three-year financial recovery plan in 2016, WSU President Kirk Schulz turned a $30 million deficit into a $28 million surplus for the universitys budget.

WSU staff to receive salary increase next year

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor April 19, 2022

WSU employees will receive a 2.5-3.25% salary increase effective next fiscal year. Beginning on July 1, classified staff will get a pay increase of 3.25%. Faculty, graduate assistants and administrative...

An initiative introduced in February aimed to reduce the number of standing meetings on Fridays and encouraged department leaders to limit virtual meetings to 45 minutes.

Survey released to gauge success of university work-life balance initiative

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor April 12, 2022

WSU Human Resource Services released a survey Tuesday to evaluate this year's new work-life balance initiatives. WSU announced in February the beginning of a program that would suggest limiting or avoiding...

A $1.5 million gift will be used to focus on the Carson College of Businesss top priorities, such as student engagement and diversity.

Anonymous donor gifts $1.5 million to WSU Accounting Department

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor April 11, 2022

The WSU Accounting Department received a $1.5 million anonymous gift last week, which will be used to address student engagement, diversity and curriculum improvements. The donation will be instrumental...

A student walks past Heald Hall on April 4.

Facilities Services plans for Heald Hall demolition

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor April 4, 2022

WSU Facilities Services received the go-ahead to start planning Heald Hall’s demolition and the building that will replace it.   Heald Hall, known as the biological sciences building, houses...

Award-winning journalist Ann Curry will receive the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication Lifetime Achievement Award at this years Murrow Symposium.

Murrow Symposium returns to Pullman

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 3, 2022

The Murrow Symposium is returning to the Pullman campus for the first time in three years and will offer students the chance to connect and learn from communication industry professionals. “We came...

Students studying in the Spark, Feb. 22.

WSU changes grade terminology: ‘freshmen’ to ‘first-year student’

ELENA ADAIR March 31, 2022

Next fall, students coming to WSU for the first time will be referred to as “first-year students” and not “freshmen.” Bill Davis, interim vice provost for academic engagement and student achievement,...

Eric Shelden will assume the responsibilities of Faculty Senate chair during the 2023-24 school year.

WSU faculty senators choose chair-elect

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor March 25, 2022

Faculty Senators voted for Eric Shelden, School of Molecular Biology associate professor, as their chair-elect during their meeting Thursday.  Of the 86 faculty senators, 63 cast votes and one...

“A lot of how we attract and keep students is how we help them afford their education,” said Saichi Oba, vice provost for enrollment management.

Faculty Senators reflect on declining enrollment rates

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor March 5, 2022

WSU Faculty Senators discussed declining enrollment and upcoming payment plans during their meeting Thursday.  Enrollment  Undergraduate enrollment at public four-year institutions around the country...

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