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Helping on the hardwood

Helping on the hardwood

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

Isaac Nelson, a Ti-Cities, Washington native, was in a laundromat in Las Vegas doing exactly what one would expect: laundry. Nelson, a fifth-year senior agricultural technology and production management major, was not doing his own laundry. He was doing the laundry for 11 college-aged women. Nelson...

Director retires after 18 years of work with students

Director retires after 18 years of work with students

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

Associate athletic director Jerry Pastore will retire on Friday after serving at WSU for 18 years. Senior associate athletic director Sunday Henry said Pastore’s retirement will leave a void in the athletic department. “It’s such a bittersweet retirement because no matter how ready you are...

Cougs talk stadium accessibility

Cougs talk stadium accessibility

GRACE ARNIS, Evergreen deputy sports editor

October 17, 2019

Evan Henniger was born a Coug. As a eighth-generation student of the school, there was really no other college for him to attend. Except Henniger was unsure if he would be able to attend WSU at all, let alone attend football games. Henniger is a student in the ROAR (Responsibility Opportunities Advocacy...

WSU graduate, colleague named visionary of the year

WSU graduate, colleague named visionary of the year

SHANEL HAYNES, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

WSU alumna Brenda Rodriguez was named visionary of the year by Columbia Legal Services. Rodriguez, along with colleague Monserrat Padilla of the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network (WAISN), will be honored on Oct. 16 at the Imagine Justice fundraiser held by Columbia Legal Services. The legal...

Interim provost hopes to move WSU toward excellence

Interim provost hopes to move WSU toward excellence

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

WSU’s newly appointed interim provost Bryan Slinker plans to focus on increasing the access of university programs for students while finding a way to best achieve the land-grant mission. Slinker said he was asked by President Schulz to take the job until they find a permanent replacement for the...

Student to attend young scholars summit

Student to attend young scholars summit

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2019

WSU student Nam Nguyen was one of the five percent chosen by Forbes for its young scholars summit. The Forbes Under 30 selects 1,000 scholars to attend a four-day summit with over 10,000 attendees, including investors, entrepreneurs and speakers like Serena Williams and Kevin Durant. Nguyen said...

Moscow paramedic recognized nationally

Moscow paramedic recognized nationally

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2019

Debby Carscallen, division chief of emergency medical services (EMS), will be awarded Paramedic of the Year after working with Moscow Volunteer Fire Department since 2002. Carscallen said she will receive the award on Oct. 15 at the EMS World Expo in New Orleans. She said she received small awards...

You Know Her: Six Pullman women tell their abortion stories

You Know Her: Six Pullman women tell their abortion stories

MAGGIE QUINLAN and RACHEL SUN

May 22, 2019

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen asked sources which identifying details we could publish. As a result, Isa’s last name is not included, and some names have been changed to protect sources’ employment, relationships and safety. An asterisk identifies a source’s name has been changed. Isa, now 19, ...

Gashora Girls

Gashora Girls

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen Reporter

May 15, 2019

Eight years ago, a 15-year-old Linda Umwali first stepped foot in the Gashora Girls Academy in Kigali, Rwanda. Today, Umwali is one of four women attending WSU who hails from that same school. Since arriving at the university, the students from Rwanda have built a community of their own. In a little...

Professor devotes career to on-campus causes

Professor devotes career to on-campus causes

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019

A WSU regents professor in the School of Economic Sciences, Ron Mittelhammer, received the V. Lane Rawlins President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service for his dedication to bettering the university. “I am thrilled to win this award," Mittelhammer said. "I never expected it, but it happened, and I am...

Exhibit emphasizes light with spheres

Exhibit emphasizes light with spheres

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2019

An exhibition featuring three spherical structures is being constructed in part by Taiji Miyasaka, WSU professor in the school of design and construction. The designers of the exhibit plan for their creation to enter the Seattle MadArt studio Feb. 26.  The exhibition is called Circum-ambience for it...

Schweitzer chair plans to increase student experience

Schweitzer chair plans to increase student experience

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019

Noel Schulz, a professor in WSU’s school of electrical engineering and computer science, has been named as the first Schweitzer Chair. Schulz said the primary responsibilities of her position, the Edmund O. Schweitzer III Chair in Power Apparatus and Systems, is to work with students and connect...

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