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Evergreen findings contradict WSU statement in regard to Gesser article

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU released the following statement in response to the Evergreen’s investigative piece regarding sexual misconduct allegations against Jason Gesser. The statement, attributed to President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Patrick Chun, is replicated in full below. “We take any allegation...

Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

IAN SMAY and DYLAN GREENE

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Football, Local, Mens, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Hundreds of pages of public records show a number of allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Jason Gesser, assistant director of athletics at the Cougar Athletic Fund, dating back as far as 2014. The allegations are outlined in interview notes and records from a complaint review carried...

Freshmen mentorship program introduced to student government

Freshmen mentorship program introduced to student government

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase

A new mentorship program for incoming freshmen was presented to ASWSU on Wednesday evening as a way for students to become engaged on campus. “I think first-year programs are important, they are what make stu­dents stay here at WSU,” ASWSU President Savannah Rogers said. “It creates a community...

New website allows students to get involved

New website allows students to get involved

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, GPSA, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A website created by GPSA, ASWSU and the Division of Student Affairs is now available to students on campus who want to try and get more involved. The goal for the website is to encourage students to approach student groups and start networking early on in their college career. “It empowers students...

Council discusses new library logo, warming shelter

Council discusses new library logo, warming shelter

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman City Council discussed several possible changes to the city including a new library logo, transit communications and a warming shelter Tuesday. Neill Public Library Service Director, Joanna Bailey, introduced a new possible logo for the library in front of the council. She said the influence...

Latinx Heritage Month kicks off next week

Latinx Heritage Month kicks off next week

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


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

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, several sponsors on campus including University Recreation and the School of Languages, Cultures and Race will host a series of events over the next few weeks. The events will be held in different locations throughout the CUB and Chinook from Sept. 19 to Oct....

Donations sought for apartment fire victims

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman’s Community Action Center has asked the public for donations to help the residents affected by last Tuesday’s fire at a Maple Street apartment complex. The fire displaced eight people and the estimated $400,000 in damage will take approximately six months to repair, according to a CAC...

University staff lobby for wage increase

University staff lobby for wage increase

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


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

A small portion of WSU Classified Staff on campus met Monday in French Administration to lobby President Kirk Schulz for a wage increase. Schulz, however, was out of the office when the group came. Classified staff members are mostly employed in Dining Services and Facilities Services, working...

Graduate students talk parking proposals

Graduate students talk parking proposals

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

At a GPSA meeting Monday night John Shaheen, director of WSU Transportation Services Services, spoke to the Senate on the strategic goals and decision-making process around transit and parking on the university campus. “A common question we often get is, why do I have to pay for parking, why doesn’t...

Local fraternity finishes $2.8 million renovation

Local fraternity finishes $2.8 million renovation

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


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

After a $2.8 million renovation, the WSU chapter of Alpha Tau Omega held a ceremony Saturday to celebrate. The renovation was made possible by the $2.3 million the chapter raised through alumni donations and the $500,000 donation from the national fraternity. That $500,000 in donations came after...

Residents of burned building look for new homes

Residents of burned building look for new homes

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


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

Residents of the Maple Street apartment that burned down last week are trying to pick up the pieces as they move from hotel to hotel, still looking for a permanent place to live. The residents are devastated in the loss of their possessions but also in the loss of the home and family they built as friendly...

WSU program for students with disabilities seeks applicants

WSU program for students with disabilities seeks applicants

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

An information meeting will be held this month

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