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ASWSU begins #DearWSU campaign

CORINNA THORNTON | Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2015

In a continuing effort to connect with students and university officials, ASWSU’s twitter campaign #DearWSU is being re-instituted on Nov. 2.The goal of the campaign is to create a way for the students to voice their opinions and ideas, ASWSU President Kyle Geiger said.“We want to get feedback f...

Feeding a planet

Feeding a planet

By Nick Nguyen | Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2015

Liquid water was only recently confirmed to be flowing on Mars, in the same month the science fiction film The Martian debuted.In a more surprising and local coincidence, Washington State University and the University of Idaho’s case study collaboration on growing crops on Mars was published the same...

Leading tree fruit research

From staff reports

October 29, 2015

Washington State University appointed researcher Karen Lewis to lead WSU's tree fruit extension team.Lewis, an extension regional specialist of tree fruit at WSU's Moses Lake extension, was appointed to lead the team after Des Layne was appointed director of the agricultural and food systems and integra...

Wildfire research receives $240,000 grant

Rebecca White | Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2015

Faculty from the University of Idaho and Boise State University are collaborating on a three-year statewide grant research program to assist local communities with wildfire hazard planning.“It’s really an outreach program. It’s for helping communities be better prepared for fire,” said Jaap Vo...

Asking to rename Nevada St.

From staff reports

October 28, 2015

The Pullman City Council unanimously approved a resolution in favor of a contract with Taser International, Inc. for supplies for the police department during a joint meeting between the Pullman City Council and the ASWSU Senate.Resolution 70-15 authorizes “the execution of a master services agreem...

Declaring strength in hard times

Kylee Meter | Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2015

In the wake of Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd’s death, WSU faculty, staff and students are continuing to make advancements at the university.“Even Huskies come up to me often and say how impressed they are with how the university has handled this tragedy,” Interim Presiden...

Changing the treatment of latino/a youth

Maria Chavez outlines her experience in political science during her lecture in Bryan Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

From staff reports

October 28, 2015

Many undocumented people grow up in the United States believing they are American, only to find out later in life they are not counted simply because they do not have a Social Security number.Maria Chavez, associate professor of political science at Pacific Lutheran University, explained the importanc...

Making a statement

Kayla Bonar | Evergreen Greek reporter

October 28, 2015

Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and Delta Gamma sorority partnered Tuesday afternoon for their second annual event designed to raise awareness within the community about domestic violence and sexual abuse.The event, titled “ATO and DG Fight Against Domestic Violence,” was originally organized by seni...

College GameDay

Neon Tommy | Flickr Commons

October 27, 2015

Fans stand outside of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, holding signs and waving flags, during ESPN’s College GameDay broadcast before the USC Trojans game against the Oregon Ducks, Oct. 30, 2010. The Washington State flag, affectionately known as Ol’Crimson, has appeared in 171 consecutive College...

Assisting zoo animals with healthier food plans

Mark Edwards gives the John E. Halver Lecture on comparative nutrition on Monday, Oct. 26.

From staff reports

October 27, 2015

Humans aren’t the only species that needs to eat healthy, tortoises, horses, giant pandas and red pandas need to be concerned about it, too.Mark Edwards from the California Polytechnic State University explained the importance of dietary management in certain species through his experiences and un...

International graduate students encounter struggles going in and out of nation

International graduate students encounter struggles going in and out of nation

Darold Lee Bivens | Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2015

Higher education can become more complicated to achieve when traveling abroad, especially for international graduate students.Washington State University Graduate and Professional Student Association’s (GPSA) President Melanie Thornton and GPSA Director of Legislative Affairs Kathryn Harris went t...

Cows catch E. Coli

Austin DeLong | Evergreen contributor

October 27, 2015

Twenty years ago, there was evidence that only humans carried a strain of antibiotic-resistant E. coli. Today, an increasing number of dairy cows also carry a similar strain.Margaret Davis, a veterinarian and molecular epidemiologist at Washington State University, explored the emergence of new antib...

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