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Dean of med school: Tomkowiak embraces community approach

From staff reports

October 13, 2015

John Tomkowiak, inaugural dean of the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, began his duties last week with a statewide tour of self-study meetings that were had between health care provider partners in Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Everett.Interim President Dan Bernardo stated in a press releas...

University regent supports the rebuilding of PP

From staff reports

October 13, 2015

A Washington State University regent plans to raise funds to rebuild Pullman's damaged Planned Parenthood center, according to the Seattle PI.Don Barbieri, retired CEO of West Coast Hotels and member of WSU's Board of Regents, has called upon surrounding universities – the University of Washington, Uni...

A community at odds

: Individuals counter anti-Planned Parenthood protesters with messages of support at the same location individuals protested against the organization, Saturday, Oct. 10.

Shane Michard | Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2015

The protest against Planned Parenthood (PP), which took place on Saturday, Oct. 10, attracted a counter-rally and continued a local conversation about the funding of women’s reproductive health services.With the help of local churches and family groups, Samuel Paul, a recent graduate of New St. Andrew...

WSU considers a Federal Way extension campus

From staff reports

October 12, 2015

For many years, the town of Federal Way, Washington, has been conducting several talks with multiple universities regarding a four year school within the south King County area. After much back-and-forth discussion with administrators including Elson S. Floyd and Daniel J. Bernardo, Federal Way M...

Planned Parenthood protesters, supporters demonstrate in Pullman

A line of Planned Parenthood supporters as seen from the west side of state Route 270.

SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen assistant news editor

October 12, 2015

Two Planned Parenthood-related rallies commenced at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the intersection of Bishop Boulevard and State Route 270 in Pullman. One group picketed in opposition, and the other in support of the reproductive healthcare provider.Hundreds took to the streets of Pullman to display their stance on th...

Week without violence preview of events

From staff reports

October 12, 2015

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and students are taking action this week.Today marks the start of the Week Without Violence. Students’ efforts will give survivors a voice and a time to heal as a Coug family.Men for Social Change (MSC), a social organization that encourages men to striv...

Stephenson Down Under implements new hours

From staff reports

October 12, 2015

Stephenson Down Under Recreation Center recently increased their hours during the week and on the weekends to accommodate students’ needs, according to a press release.Down Under’s weekly hours are 6-9 a.m. and 12-11:30 pm, and weekend hours will be from 3-11:30pm. These new hours will be implemen...

In It To End It

In It To End It

REBECCA WHITE | Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2015

Sarah Tiffany, president and founder of the WSU branch of anti-human trafficking club In It To End It, has a long history of anti-human trafficking activism. After a journey to South Africa when she was 14, Tiffany was intent on fighting human trafficking.“It was my trip to Africa that got me thinkin...

Soaking in new wine practices

Retzlaff Winery vineyard manager and assistant winemaker Jose Hernandez trims the leaves off of grape vines to prevent mildew and make it easier to spray sulphur at Retzlaff Winery in Livermore, Calif., July 11, 2013.

HANNAH WELZBACKER | Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2015

WSU researchers are breaking traditions when it comes to irrigation during grape ripening.Marcus Keller, a professor of viticulture, has been working with grape physiology and the impact of water around the globe.Keller’s research impacts the wine industry by generating practical knowledge on how to d...

Community mourns WSU student who died on Sunday

Fraternity brothers and other friends of Kyler Robinson lit candles to pay their respects.

From staff reports

October 8, 2015

Dozens of students and friends gathered for a candlelit vigil where they honored the memory of Kyler Robinson.Robinson, a WSU student and Phi Delta Theta member, died Sunday morning. The vigil took place in front of the fraternity’s house on Colorado Street."We are greatly sorrowed by the loss of our b...

ASWSU President announces resignation

From staff reports

October 8, 2015

ASWSU President Adam Crouch announced that he would be resigning from his position effective this Friday during the weekly ASWSU Senate meeting.Crouch said that he would be leaving for personal reasons, and did not take any questions from the senate. He and some members of the executive staff walked ou...

Financial motives revealed behind hotels’ ‘greenwashing’

Hotels urge customers to save energy on electricity and water services. But their motives are the wrong type of green, according to a WSU study.

Rebecca White | Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2015

Most consumers are familiar with the ‘save the planet’ theme that the hotel industry has publicly embraced, but few are familiar with the cost-saving ulterior motives many hotels employ in their involvement with the green movement.WSU researchers conducted a study on consumers’ behavior after ...

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