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Examining safety after residence hall assault

Andrew Braddock | Evergreen reporters

October 17, 2014

An assault occurred Tuesday night at McEachern Hall, as a female student was struck from behind as she entered her residence.Originally labeled a sex offense in the WSU Police logs, Assistant Chief Steve Hansen could not confirm whether or not a sexual crime had occurred.When asked Thursday whether ...

Students and faculty take back the night

Hannah Ray Lambert | Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2014

“We have the power, we have the might,” the crowd of about 200 shouted, winding through College Hill. “The streets are ours. Take Back the Night.”After a week of events aimed at promoting awareness of domestic and sexual violence and abuse, protestors took to the streets of Pullman last night ...

WSU student artist recognized

Maia Gabriel | Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2014

Jonathan Matteson, a WSU junior fine arts major, is the winner of the 2014 Northwest Watercolor Foundation Gold Grant Scholarship and John Ringen Award which are open to any undergraduate art major in Idaho, Oregon or Washington.Before enrolling as a student at the university, Jonathan discovered his pa...

Domestic violence, more than just a women’s issue

BY STEFFEN STROUP | Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2014

With the increase of domestic violence and sexual assault cases in the spotlight recently, one WSU group is attempting to shift the focus to men and what they can do to prevent these issues.Coug MENtality is a WSU club whose mission is to give men a voice in combatting what is often considered women...

WSU students take a hands-on approach to stop breast cancer

BY CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2014

The women of Kappa Delta sorority learned how to "check their boobies" yesterday evening as a group of breast cancer awareness advocates gave its sixth presentation to WSU students.Check Your Boobies is a nonprofit outreach program that was founded about 10 years ago on Mercer Island, when Heike Mala...

Pullman receives new fire truck

BY KAYLA BONAR | Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2014

The bright green fire truck that has roamed Pullman’s streets for almost thirty years will be retired today.Since 2005, the Pullman Fire Department has been working to replace the engine, which was first purchased in 1985.The new fire truck was purchased primarily to improve the safety of firefighte...

Without a home

Without a home

BY CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2014

Mike Wagoner got a phone call yesterday afternoon that said he won't get an extension on his lease with the university; his popular coffee shop, Zoe Underground, will lose its basement home on Dec. 31.Wagoner continues to run his business in the Interfaith House, a historic building that WSU purchased in...

MJ’s Pot Shop, new products

BY JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2014

MJ’s Pot Shop is looking to expand its selection to include edible marijuana products after 10 days of being open.“Steady, consistent,” Owner and Manager Mary Jane Smith said, referring to the rate of business since they first opened. “People like the fact that they can come in and it’s le...

Seeing through the media

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2014

Donna Potts, a rape victim, well-established writer, and English professor gave a talk yesterday regarding sexual assault and rape in academia.Part of the Humanities Fellows program, Potts was the first in a three lecture series to take place this year.“I wanted this to be the start of a more public...

WSU builds bridges between multiple cultures

WSU builds bridges between multiple cultures

BY ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2014

Student organizations such as the Pacific Islander Club and the WSU Belly Dance Club, as well as individual students, performed for free last night at the 22nd annual Building Bridges event, as part of the Week Without Violence.The Association of Pacific and Asian Women (APAW), a division of the Coali...

Under the skin of a medical career

BY JONATHAN CARRIGAN | Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2014

Hoping to figure out how to begin the next step in their journeys, dozens of pre-med students filled the CUB Junior ballroom Monday evening for the sixth annual Health Careers Expo.The expo, which was hosted by Multicultural Student Services and Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED), the pre-health honor society at...

A talk for a change

A talk for a change

BY SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2014

Combining acting prowess with personal experience, motivational speaker and Broadway performer Wambui Bahati travels the country on a quest to shed light on all aspects of domestic violence.Part of WSU’s Week Without Violence, Bahati’s one-woman show, “I Am Domestic Violence,” showed an audien...

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