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Researchers present work at annual showcase

Researchers present work at annual showcase

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under GPSA, News, Research

Faculty, staff and graduate and professional students from all specialties presented their research Thursday morning at the 2019 Academic Showcase and GPSA Research Exposition. The Academic Showcase had a poster session that included over 260 boards with both creative and research work. The GPSA...

O eMe Te to host Brown Style dance

O eMe Te to host Brown Style dance

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

La Hermandad De O eMe Te is hosting its annual Brown Style dance at 10 p.m. Saturday at Ensminger Pavilion. “Brown Style is a dance for the public, and it is completely free,” Michael Jaramillo, Brown Style committee chair and La Hermandad vice president, said. “It is not only for WSU stude...

ASWSU hears finance report, passes resolution

ASWSU hears finance report, passes resolution

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Senate approved a resolution to support gender-neutral housing in McCroskey Hall and future expansion, if necessary, to accommodate individuals. The finance chair gave a report on its current budget situation.   Finance committee budget   ASWSU Senator and Finance Chai...

Researchers find link between herbicides, Parkinson’s

Researchers find link between herbicides, Parkinson’s

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research

A WSU epidemiologist aided a research study that found a link between the use of some herbicides and higher death rates from Parkinson’s disease among those living in agricultural areas. Ofer Amram, an assistant professor at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, said the research team looked at...

Proposed bill could make studded tires illegal

Proposed bill could make studded tires illegal

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Safety

Washington state highways received over $20 million in repairs due to damage from tires House Bill 1309 would phase out and ultimately ban studded tires in Washington by 2025. John Shaheen, WSU Transportation Services director, said studded tires have metal studs embedded in the tires that can diminish...

Research says cannabis use has decreased among youth

Research says cannabis use has decreased among youth

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, WSU Spokane

WSU researchers found cannabis use among adolescents who work fewer than 10 hours per week decreased since its legalization. This group was led by Janessa Graves, WSU College of Nursing assistant professor and senior Research Scientist Julia Dilley, who was a co-author of the article published in...

Regents approve $500,000 for athletics

Regents approve $500,000 for athletics

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under News, Photo of the Week, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Board of Regents unanimously approved the athletics department's request for up to $500,000 to pay transition costs to hire Kyle Smith as the new WSU men’s basketball head coach. WSU President Kirk Schulz said any change in coaching often comes with transition costs. The approved funding...

Chickens could be permitted in city limits

Chickens could be permitted in city limits

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

The Pullman Planning Commission unanimously voted to pursue a zoning change that would allow chickens to be kept as pets within city limits at their regular meeting Wednesday. Current city code defines chickens as small domestic animals and requires they be approved by the city and only kept on pro...

WSU recognized for its student-voter participation

WSU recognized for its student-voter participation

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under News

Voter participation, registration, education and voter turnout all helped create WSU's voter-friendly campus title. Ben Calabretta, associate director at the Center for Civic Engagement, said the recognition is system-wide, meaning it includes all WSU campuses. He said many student organizations...

Athletics looks to increase budget for fiscal year by $500,000

Athletics looks to increase budget for fiscal year by $500,000

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Sports, Top-feature

The WSU Board of Regents will hold a special meeting to consider a request from the athletics department to increase their budget by $500,000 for the remainder of the fiscal year in order to hire a men's basketball coaching staff, according to a news release. The regents will discuss the request at...

Schulz delivers State of the University

Schulz delivers State of the University

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU President Kirk Schulz gave his annual state of the university speech Tuesday, in which he spoke about the university’s progress on the “Drive to 25” goal, as well as WSU’s engagement and contributions with the entire state of Washington. The university’s administration has been trying to ...

WSU Health Professions Student Center to kick-off three day event

WSU Health Professions Student Center to kick-off three day event

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Health Professions Student Center (HPSC) is hosting a Health Professions Expo at 4:10 p.m. today at the Center for Undergraduate Education, Room 219. HPSC Director Donald Allison said the expo is a three-day event and will feature key speakers and educational activities. He said the even...

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