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Greek community works to combat heavy drinking reputation

Catherine Kruse, Evergreen reporter Christine Rushton, Evergreen Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2013


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A recent history of Greek house sanctions at WSU reveals evidence of an underage drinking problem, but houses that follow set policies show a community focused on supporting their student members.Lyndsie Wright, Panhellenic president for the 13 residential sorority houses, said the Office of Student...

Residence Life takes realistic approach for student transition

Corri Uddenberg Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2013


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Although it is unrealistic to say that no drinking happens on WSU’s campus, alcohol is not as prevalent in residence halls as WSU’s reputation suggests, said Edwin Hamada, director of Residence Life.“In some respects, it’s not even a majority of folks that are drinking,” Hamada said. “I don...

Iellectual property faces a threat from China

James Clark Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Chinese cyber-attacks steal billions of dollars in intellectual property from American businesses every year, said Nelson G. Dong, partner of Dorsey and Whitney LLP and chair of the National Security Law practice.The Thomas S. Foley Institute hosted Dong’s lecture on Chinese cyber security attacks yesterday i...

Business students compete in Boston

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

A group of WSU College of Business students flew to Boston, Mass., today to put their enterprise skills to the test at Northeastern University’s Internal Business Case Competition.The Consortium of Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) competition invites teams of four undergraduate student...

GMO labeling presents a cultural discussion

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Experts debated the implications of labeling genetically modified food products Monday night in Bryan Hall.Co-sponsored by the Foley Institute and the School of Politics, the panel of experts in the fields of agriculture, molecular plant sciences, and the interest of Washington farmers discussed the e...

Dining services offers healthy options

Dining services offers healthy options

Teresa Lane, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2013


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Students hoping to healthily satisfy their sweet tooth this week can look to their dining halls.‘Clean Your Plate,’ a program created by WSU Wellbeing with Dining Services, will offer new recipes involving local and seasonal fruit from Oct. 28-30. Students can try apple and pear dishes and take the ...

Students with CCE pick up rakes for children in need

Nicole Seven | Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2013


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Children facing poverty in Whitman county received a helping hand from WSU students Saturday as they cleared ground for a garden outside of the Community Action Center (CAC) in Pullman.At the CAC, which is a support system for more than 5,000 impoverished Whitman County residents, full-time volun...

Seeking equal pay, WSU employees petition Floyd

Seeking equal pay, WSU employees petition Floyd

Zack Briggs Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

They clean classrooms, prepare students’ meals and fix administrators’ computers, but WSU’s Classified Staff has not received salary increases from the university since 2008.Roger Eberhardt, one of more than 2,000 Classified Staff at WSU and member of the Washington Federation of State Employe...

Sweatshop victims honored at vigil

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Candles lined the steps of Todd Hall Thursday night, honoring those who suffered in the collapse of a sweatshop in Bangladesh six months ago.More than 50 WSU students, staff and community members gathered together to listen to testimonials of survivors and information about how corporate companies ar...

Beyond language barriers

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen Multicultural reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

A plan to bring a bilingual news team to central Washington is under way.Northwest Public Radio at The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication is partnering with Spanish-language community radio station KDNA in Granger to establish a bilingual news team for the region.Kerry Swanson, station manager...

Marijuana, Molly and Mixing

Lauren Sigfusson Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2013


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Drug use at WSU is on par with national levels, said Patricia Maarhuis, WSU Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Assessment, and Prevention Services (ADCAPS) coordinator.“Substance use inherently comes with a level of risk and harm,” she said. “Just because our numbers at WSU are on par with national numbers d...

WSU cyclists work toward creating a more bicycle friendly campus

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Bicyclists at WSU face a challenges that often deter those within the Pullman bicyclist community from riding."The two top issues of why people don't ride bikes are weather and hills. Weather we can't do much about, but the hills we can," said Andrew Stephenson, junior civil engineering major and pr...

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