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Bidding on baskets

From staff reports

April 10, 2015

Alpha Ro Chi will host the White Rose Silent Auction this Sunday at noon.The fraternity of architecture and allied arts, hosts this annual Mom’s Weekend auction as a fundraiser for future events and charity efforts benefiting the WSU community. Mom’s Weekend happens to coincide with the chapter’s f...

The fairest employee of them all

EMILY STORM | Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2015

Ashley Vu received an out-of-state scholarship to attend Washington State University and in return, fully immersed herself in giving back to the University.Vu is a junior mechanical engineering and pre-medicine major. In recognition of Vu’s involvement and achievement, she received the Student Employee o...

Packing numbers as weapons, fighting online hackers

ROWAN LOPEZ FORKEY | Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2015

Imagine a knapsack. Now, imagine that same knapsack, but filled with numbers.This metaphor is at the heart of the Knapsack Problem, an old dynamic program recently revamped by Nathan Hamlin, WSU Math Learning Center instructor and director, and retired professor William Webb. While this code was a relati...

Local innovation for global problems

From staff reports

April 10, 2015

Five finalist teams will compete to solve the problem of plastic waste in Manaus, Brazil at the Fifth annual Global Case Competition on Friday.The competition is sponsored by WSU’s International Programs (IP) and will be held in Todd Hall 216 at 3:30 p.m. An award ceremony and catered reception will...

Cleaning up the streams

BY SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2015

Those interested in beautifying Pullman’s waterways this weekend are invited to the 11th Annual Pullman Stream Clean-Up.Saturday at 10 a.m., volunteers from throughout the community will meet at Spring Street Park to search for trash in the reeds of the various streams in town.Bags in hand, partic...

WSU alumna promotes equality in engineering education

WSU alumna promotes equality in engineering education

From staff reports

April 9, 2015

In 1978, Amy Freeman was a freshman at Washington State University studying as a construction management major in classrooms dominated by white male students. Thirty-seven years later, she would revolutionize the culture of women in education.Freeman was awarded the 2015 Council of College Multicultur...

ASWSU appoints all-campus senator

From staff reports

April 9, 2015

 With two unanimous votes, the ASWSU Senate amended one of the bylaws and appointed a new All-Campus Senator at its weekly Wednesday meeting.Bill 44-16, which amends bylaw 205, states that final copies of resolutions must be forwarded to all mentioned parties and individuals by the Senate Pro Tempore...

‘It’s not worth it’

‘It’s not worth it’

BY HANNAH RAY LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2015

The Pullman Police Department is in the midst of a two-week campaign to dial in on texting drivers.The “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” campaign, which runs through April 15, includes high visibility enforcement efforts in which officers “try to flood a small (geographical) area,” Pullman Police Cmdr. C...

Infant found dead in Steptoe Village apartment complex

From staff reports

April 8, 2015

A 4-month-old child died on Saturday at the Steptoe Village apartment complex.The police reported the death appeared to be unintentional, and the infant died from affiliation of a foreign object.One parent is a student at Washington State University, and the parents’ relationship to the death is unc...

Light of the studio: Remembering a wife, mother and friend

ALI SMITH

April 8, 2015

“She’s just a person with who it did not matter what was thrown at her. She grabbed on to it with enthusiasm, energy and spirit,” said Phil Gruen, interim director of the School of Design and Construction, about Dina Williamson.Williamson, 28, was a mother, wife and student at Washington State ...

Down voting Yik Yak

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2015

According to student-led groups and organizations such as Wake Up WSU, ASWSU and the Panhellenic Council, anonymous social media platforms are toxic to the well-being of every student on Washington State University’s campus.Allegations from Wake Up WSU suggested Yik Yak is a major cause of recent tensions...

Bill for sexual assault prevention proposed by Senate

ALI SMITH |The Daily Evergreen

April 7, 2015

One in five female students will report they have been sexually assaulted while in college, and the state Legislature wants to change that.State Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles proposed Washington State Senate Bill 5518, which aims to decrease the number of sexual assault cases occurring on college campus...

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