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‘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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Weather causes problems for transit

Weather causes problems for transit

ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen Reporter

January 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

It’s Monday morning and you’re waiting in line at the bus stop, bundled in a parka and dreading your 8 a.m. class. You watch as a bus passes, its sign flashing “bus full.”Then another passes. And another.Pullman Transit Manager Wayne Thompson has heard this complaint repeatedly since WSU’s...

Sending a Message

Sending a Message

DANIELLE CHIRIGUAYO | Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, News

Wearing pink “pussyhats” and with pink cheeks, more than 2,600 community members marched through the streets of Moscow in support of civil rights on Saturday afternoon.It was called the Women’s March on the Palouse, an event that happened concurrently with the Women’s March on D.C. and numerou...

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