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NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Melissa Block, National Public Radio (NPR) co-host of "All Things Considered," is the recipient for the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award. “Tonight, we honor a journalist who personifies Murrow’s ethical courage and commitment to seeking and telling the truth,” WSU President Kirk...

Proposal could fund college of medicine

Proposal could fund college of medicine

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Politics, Research, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Tri-Cities

The Washington State Legislature has released plans in the 2019-2021 budget proposals for the expansion of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL). WSU requested $14.4 million to pay for medical school operations for third- and fourth-year s...

Lawsuit against WSU dropped

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

A federal district chief judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against WSU for its handling of two racial incidents between students on Feb. 21, 2015 and March 29, 2015. Plaintiff Dominique Stewart, who is black, alleged she was racially and sexually harassed verbally by white males on both occasions. The incident on Fe...

Charges filed against Atom Heart Music employee

Charges filed against Atom Heart Music employee

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Charges of assault in the fourth degree with sexual motivation have been filed against an Atom Heart Music employee. The possible victim reported the employee, Victor Hudak, touched her inappropriately several times, according to a Pullman Police Department (PPD) press release. She also reported ...

Women’s attractiveness can alter perceptions at work

Women’s attractiveness can alter perceptions at work

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Research

A WSU researcher found that a woman’s attractiveness changes how trustworthy they are seen in the workplace. “We found that attractiveness is a liability for women, but not men when it comes to how truthful they are perceived as being,” said Leah Sheppard, assistant professor of management in ...

WSU veterinarians help aid Jingle the corgi

WSU veterinarians help aid Jingle the corgi

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Research

Veterinarians at WSU took a chance on Jingle, a 5-month-old male Corgi puppy suffering from multiple liver shunts. “We were the service that saw Jingle originally for his illness,” said Dr. Jillian Haines, a veterinarian and assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences....

Councilmembers continue talk on future of district court

Councilmembers continue talk on future of district court

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Councilmembers and Whitman County officials continued to discuss future plans for district court operations at the City Council meeting Tuesday night. The district court currently operates in the present city hall building. However, continuing operations there poses serious, long-term financial challenges,...

Groups present budget proposals to committee

Groups present budget proposals to committee

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The Services and Activities Fee Committee held one of two hearings in which student groups and service organizations presented their budget proposals for the next year. Student representatives from the Access Center requested $19,500 to help fund their disability awareness campaigns and events s...

Library wants to develop new website

Library wants to develop new website

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Libraries plan to revise its website in hopes of making the user experience more accessible and easier to use. Ben Rearick, web services and usability librarian, said he is the project manager, and they are hoping to launch the new website sometime over the summer. Rearick said he is in cha...

Committee discusses student fund requests

Committee discusses student fund requests

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Service and Activity Fees Committee met Monday to discuss its approach to organizations that have requested funding, which total to about $10.5 million. The committee viewed a spreadsheet with base requests from S&A groups for 2019-2020. According to the spreadsheet, the $10.5 million total...

Professor talks classic kids’ books

Professor talks classic kids’ books

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

An English professor from Kansas State University will hold a presentation titled “Illustrating Little House on the Prairie” at 5:30 p.m. today in Neill Public Library. This is Anne Phillips' first time in Pullman, she said. WSU's English Department Chair Donna Potts worked with Phillips at Kansas...

Clubs honors culture, heritage with month full of events

Clubs honors culture, heritage with month full of events

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Hui Hau'oli 'O Hawai'i Club kicked off WSU's celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a dance performance in the CUB on Monday. The month will be filled with a variety of events ranging from educational workshops to cultural performances, which were coordinated by the Asian Pacific...

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