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Administration and students negotiate sit-in demands

Administration and students negotiate sit-in demands

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Two weeks after student activists staged a sit-in demonstration in the French Administration building, university President Kirk Schulz and other university leaders met with them to discuss their demands. Last week, the sit-in organizers had their first meeting with the administration where they lai...

Palouse rallies to support undocumented students

Palouse rallies to support undocumented students

MADISON WILLIAMS, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Pullman and Moscow community came together Sunday afternoon, to speak on the topic of immigration reform. Over 100 supporters came to share their ideas and thoughts on the Trump Administration’s activities concerning the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrival program. The primary speakers during...

Spokane Community College opens Pullman campus

Spokane Community College opens Pullman campus

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

Washington State University hosted the grand opening of the Spokane Falls Community College in Pullman on Thursday. The event began with refreshments served in every room and attendees mingling. Darren Pitcher, acting president of SFCC, said he hoped the Pullman branch would give students of all ages...

Extreme fire years cause poor air quality

Extreme fire years cause poor air quality

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Since 2015, Washington has experienced a series of extreme fire years, and as a result, most of the region has been covered with unhealthy wildfire smoke. Yunha Lee, an assistant research professor of atmospheric research at WSU, said the increase in temperatures throughout the nation are causing a majori...

Political clubs move forward

Political clubs move forward

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Since WSU College Republicans fell under the national spotlight for its former president’s participation in the 'Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville, current and former leadership plan to remain politically involved on campus. In an appearance on KZUU 90.7 FM radio show “Cougar Tales,”...

Students debate freedom of speech at rally

Students debate freedom of speech at rally

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

Tensions rose Wednesday on the steps of Todd Hall, as students debated the definition of free speech during a rally at WSU. Noah White, Young Americans for Liberty vice president, said the rally was created in response to the sit-in held last Friday in which students asked the university to define...

WSU students use art to show water pollution

WSU students use art to show water pollution

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

To raise awareness of pollution in local water sources, 14 landscape architecture students created an art piece over Dry Fork Creek, which runs underground below downtown Pullman. “Pullman is a water city, yet much of that water remains out of the consciousness of most residents,” Steve Austin...

Schulz supports undocumented students

Schulz supports undocumented students

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

President Kirk Schulz and nine other Washington university presidents issued a joint statement Tuesday supporting the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, or DACA, which protects people who entered the country illegally as children. President Donald Trump officially announced a plan earlier...

President Schulz outlines plans for window safety

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Email responds to online petition, safety concerns

Unhealthy air quality alert in affect until Thursday

Unhealthy air quality alert in affect until Thursday

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

WSU alerts issued a warning Tuesday night asking students to avoid the outdoors due to unhealthy smoke from wildfires. The warning notes that classes will still be in session and students should drive or use public transportation to get to class. Students should also limit their outdoor time to only...

Smoke alert in effect until Wednesday

Smoke alert in effect until Wednesday

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Local, News

The National Weather Service issued an air-quality warning for smoke from fires in Canada and Montana, which will be in effect for the next several days. The warning predicts the conditions will worsen over the next few days due to wind shifts, and areas close to fires are considered unhealthy. According...

New ESA president uses global experience in leadership

New ESA president uses global experience in leadership

MADISON WILLIAMS, Evergreen reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Local, News

New chairman of the Environmental Sustainability Alliance, Trevor Alkire has had a love for the environment since his early years living in Darmstadt, Germany. Alkire, who moved to the U.S. in 2001, remembers a significant amount of time in Germany. What inspired his environmental activism at WSU...

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