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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...

Moscow shooter given date in court next week

From Staff Reports

November 15, 2013


Filed under Crime

The Moscow man who allegedly shot and killed an acquaintance Sunday is scheduled to appear Nov. 22 in the Latah County Second District Court.Police charged Nathaniel H. Nisbet, 28, with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting Charles McMichael, 42, in a trailer in Bel Air Mobile Park in Moscow....

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...

Keepers of the campus; Facilities Operations

Keepers of the campus; Facilities Operations

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Fall strikes and thousands of leaves flutter across the WSU Pullman campus.Then, winter brings sub-freezing temperatures that crack concrete and form a hazardous layer of ice over walkways as students trudge their way to class.The group responsible for managing these issues is WSU Facilities Operations ...

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 ...

WSU research on the way to D.C. in Capitol Christmas tree

WSU research on the way to D.C. in Capitol Christmas tree

Danielle Chiriguayo | Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under News

With the holiday season approaching, the Capitol’s reception of its annual Christmas tree is right around the corner, and this year the Christmas tree is coming from Colville.“It’s quite an honor to be chosen,” said Gary Chastagner said, a professor of plant pathology at WSU, Puyallup.Chastag...

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...

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 ...

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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