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Social Security numbers potentially stolen

From Staff Reports

November 15, 2013


Filed under Crime

WSU notified more than 300 students, employees and former employees that their personal information might have been compromised when someone stole two external hard drives from the Abelson Finance Office.The burglary was reported Oct. 11 to the WSU Police Department.“Two different sets of data were ...

Sex for the win; health benefits

Lauren Sigfusson | Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under News

Orgasms are good for the body, said Dr. Dennis Garcia, director of Health and Wellness Services, and sex provides many physical and psychological benefits.“Despite all the taboo surrounding sex, I think it’s important for people to have a healthy attitude and approach toward sex, because if it wa...

WSU offers resources for sexual assault victims

Michelle Fredrickson, Madison Callan | Evergreen reporters

November 15, 2013


Filed under Crime

The first time Nikki Finnestead heard a friend of hers had been raped, she responded by saying, “Why were you drinking so much? Why were you hanging out with that guy? I told you that was a bad idea.”Finnestead, the violence prevention coordinator with Health and Wellness Services at WSU, now looks back on ...

Sexual assault: an underreported crime

Michelle Fredrickson | Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under Crime

As much outreach as there is, sexual assault is still one of the most underreported crimes in college towns, said Dean of Students Melynda Huskey.“We’re not even getting reports to Standards and Accountability that reflect anything like the genuine of incidents of intimate partner violence, sexual assault...

Ensuring student’s sexual safety

Ensuring student’s sexual safety

Zack Briggs | Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under News

Cougs, condoms and confidentiality: WSU is a bed of opportunity when it comes to learning about sex.Whether people wish to arrange a one on one session with a psychologist or would rather prefer a group-based program, one university counselor explained how his goal is to ensure the sexual safety of stude...

Gonorrhea outbreak threatens student population

Gonorrhea outbreak threatens student population

Leilani Leach | Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under News

Throughout campus, students are carrying hand sanitizer and steering clear of people coughing and sneezing. But they may already carry an infection--and have no idea.The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) declared a gonorrhea outbreak in the state last month, with a 34 percent increase in rep...

Giving thanks to donors for a brigher future at WSU

Devin Trubey, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Signing "thank-you" letters, students will have the chance to give back to those who have donated millions to their college educations.Philanthropy at Washington State (PAWS) will host the bi-annual event Cougars Give Thanks from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15 on the first floor of the CUB to give ...

Community joins for a Thanksgiving dinner

Community joins for a Thanksgiving dinner

Danielle Chiriguayo, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

Drag queens enjoyed turkey and pumpkin pie alongside community members Wednesday night at the annual Family Thanksgiving and Drag Bingo in the Gladish Community and Culture Center.For the past ten years, the Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC), University of I...

Hidden treasures

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Birds, bears and a “pickle collection” are just a few of the items that make the Charles R. Conner Museum what it is, Curator Kelly Cassidy said.Located on the bottom floor of Abelson Hall, the museum's public exhibit contains more than 700 taxidermied animals, including four North American bighorn...

Senate updates on ResLife

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

A bill to change the names of two student organizations and an update on interactions with Residence Life led the conversation at Wednesday’s ASWSU Senate meeting.Several weeks have transpired since the Senate passed a resolution urging the Department of Residence Life to define an appeals proc...

Putting a tax on pollution

Michelle Fredrickson | Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

For the first time, the Foley Institute hosted a “stand-up economist” at its Coffee and Politics Series.“This is a first for the Foley Institute that we have a comedian speaking,” said Cornell Clayton, director of the Foley Institute.Yoram Bauman holds a doctorate degree in economics from the Univ...

‘Tis the season to prepare for winter driving

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2013


Filed under Pullman Community

Icy roads and snow covered hills can make driving in Pullman especially hazardous during the winter months. Preparing for winter weather conditions is the first step for preventing an accident, said auto repair service writer Sue Herdering.Maintain the car inside and outThe Occupational Safety and H...

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