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Plant hostel to test planet hostility

Plant hostel to test planet hostility

WILL DEMARCO | Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

Two WSU researchers will be using a “plant hotel,” a machine that analyzes seedlings, to understand better how climate change affects plant growth.WSU plant physiology assistant professor Henning Kunz and plant pathology assistant professor Kiwamu Tanaka will conduct the experiment, which is expe...

Chief Joseph project suffers site issues

Chief Joseph project suffers site issues

KAIA JOHNSON | Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

After setbacks due to unforeseen site conditions, construction of the Chief Joseph apartment complex buildings B and C will soon come to an end. The new buildings are set to reopen for use on July 20.The soil on the property had to be excavated, as well as on-site utilities left unmarked in the desi...

‘Transformative arts experience’

ROSEMARIE BLUME | Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

After years of restriction to just one gallery, where curators have trouble attaining a diverse array of art, WSU’s $15 million Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art building will open in spring 2018.“I think we feel that we’ve come to the point where we have grown out of the space of our current build...

‘An area of inclusion’

‘An area of inclusion’

HALEY DONWERTH | Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center is set to open on the first day of fall semester, after more than two years and $16 million of design and construction.The Cultural Center was a vision of late WSU President Elson S. Floyd’s, said Maria de Jesus Dixon, manager of operations. It bears his name to show ...

Profiles of the 2017 ASWSU presidential tickets

HALEY DONWERTH and CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporters

February 27, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

Zachary Anders and Kai Amos{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="e28000fc-fcba-11e6-ad94-cf28451f5174"}}Zachary Anders and Kai Amos declared student fees, university accountability and participatory leadership to be the main concerns of their campaign.Anders said he thinks the amount of mandatory fees WSU stud...

Students help Senegal children

Students help Senegal children

ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen contributor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="8ba3f516-f9ab-11e6-8459-37d7fa3ecfd5"}}Five civil engineering students at WSU are designing a kindergarten for underprivileged children in Saint-Louis, Senegal, as part of their senior project.Andrew Stephenson, the group’s leader, began researching the project in A...

‘No human being is illegal’

‘No human being is illegal’

HALEY DONWERTH and ROSEMARIE BLUME | Evergreen reporters

February 23, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="e065f018-f9a1-11e6-b9c8-73504b11f15f"}}An ASWSU resolution in support of undocumented students passed at the Senate meeting Wednesday, with 17 WSU community members voicing their opinions during public testimony.“We are here today to take the stance that we are going...

Schulz addresses state of WSU

Schulz addresses state of WSU

CAITLIN GROVER | Evergreen reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

At his State of the University address Wednesday, President Kirk Schulz kicked off the “Drive to 25” campaign to make WSU a top-25 research institution by 2030.The action plan will be finalized in December, Schulz said, adding that he wants people at the finalization meeting to contribute their opinion...

Trump’s complexity could cause ‘fiascos’

Trump’s complexity could cause ‘fiascos’

DANNY LOCHRIDGE | Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Politics

In a Foley Institute “Coffee and Politics” lecture a WSU political scientist discussed how he conducted a psychological profile on President Donald Trump and how the president’s psyche could affect some of his policy decisions.Thomas Preston, a WSU political science professor, showed previous p...

Fee would take place of ambulance costs for students

Fee would take place of ambulance costs for students

DANNY LOCHRIDGE | Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features, News

Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston has proposed a prepaid ambulance ride fee for WSU undergraduate students, though it will not appear on the ASWSU ballot this spring.The fee would be $25 per semester, and it has not been determined if graduate students will have to pay the fee, but Heston will meet with...

Charity helps elderly

Charity helps elderly

HANNAH WELZBACKER | Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

Whitman County Friends of Hospice has supported hospice and end-of-life care for more than 22 years.“Our mission is to ease suffering at the end of life through a variety of ways,” Executive Director Annie Pillers said. “This includes augmenting hospice services through patient needs. For exam...

WSU tuba player to compete nationally

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen assistant news editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

Matthew Tatz has been perfecting his playing skills since he first picked up a tuba in 6th grade, about 12 years ago. The 23-year-old tuba performance graduate student is travelling to Baltimore, Maryland, in March to compete in the Music Teachers National Association competition, after winning...

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