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Local crime slows down over break

Kayla Bonar | Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2015

The Pullman Police Department (PPD) responded to less criminal activity over Washington State University’s Thanksgiving break than what often occurs over a typical weekend in Pullman.PPD personnel responded to more than 100 calls between Friday, Nov. 20, and Saturday, Nov. 28.While a small number of in...

Forest ecologist awarded by WSU for advancements in social justice

Corinna Thornton | Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2015

After years of working with prison inmates in correction systems and investigating illegal harvesting of moss in the state of Washington, Nalini Nadkarni had been awarded the 2015 William Julius Wilson Award for the Advancement of Social Justice.Nadkarni is a Professor of Ecology & Environmental Biol...

High cost for higher ed

On National Call Congress Day, Nov. 18, WSU students reached out to the U.S. government to voice concerns for issues students face pursuing post-undergraduate education.

Darold Lee Bivens | Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2015

While the majority of college students struggle with the ever-looming shadow of loans and debt, the load weighs heaviest upon the shoulders of the graduate student.WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) provided all graduate and professional students the opportunity to call and v...

Panhellenic Council finalizes roster

From staff reports

November 30, 2015

After facing obstacles during its election week in early November, Panhellenic will announce its entire 2016 council this afternoon, said current Council President, Taylor Christenson.Currently, Jesse Coy is set to take the role of vice president of standards and accountability, Alexa Bickel will fill the ro...

Celebrity leader talks about campus-wide inclusive strategies

Zachary Anders | Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2015

Inclusiveness and community building held the spotlight Nov. 20, as Pullman leaders gathered before the University’s week long break to consider strategies that will create a more inclusive Washington State University in the spring semester.Led by CEO of ICB Productions Deryl G. Hunt and his Ellis...

Traffic collisions cause two WSU students’ deaths over Thanksgiving break

From staff reports

November 30, 2015

Two WSU students died and another sustained serious injuries in two traffic collisions that occurred the weekend before Thanksgiving.On Nov. 20, Christine Hunter, 18, died on the scene of a collision, and her passenger Sidney Ritter, 18, was transferred to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane...

Powering through: the rare occurrence of cancelled classes

Pullman Transit bus drives through WSU campus on Jan. 18, 2012, the last time classes were cancelled due to inclement weather.

Nick Nguyen | Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2015

 Wind, snow or shine, students and faculty have to trek across campus to their classrooms; class delays and cancellations are rarities at Washington State University.But just days before Pullman emptied for Thanksgiving break, wind defied that trend.Campus delayed all nonessential activities for ha...

One WSU student dead in collision on State Route 26

From staff reports

November 23, 2015

WSU student Morgan Cope, 20, died in a traffic collision Sunday afternoon on State Route 26, 16 miles west of Colfax, according to a press release from the Washington State Patrol.A man driving a pickup truck heading east on State Route 26 crossed the center line and hit Cope's sedan.It is unknown at thi...

One WSU student dead, one injured in crash

From staff reports

November 21, 2015

One WSU student is dead and another is seriously injured after a crash Friday evening on Highway 195 north of Rosalia.Christine Hunter, 18, died on the scene and her passenger, Sidney Ritter, 18, was transferred to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane for serious injuries, according to a press ...

Raising poverty awareness in Pullman

KAYLA BONAR | Evergreen reporter

November 19, 2015

With a poverty rate of about 33 percent, Whitman is the poorest county in Washington state, and student and community leaders planned a week’s worth of events in Pullman to raise poverty awareness.Since 2003, Washington State University has participated in Poverty Awareness Week (PAW), an offshoot ...

ASWSU passes sexual assault resolution

From staff reports

November 19, 2015

The ASWSU Senate unanimously passed a resolution showing support for the prevention of sexual assault on WSU’s campus during their weekly meeting, Wednesday.With Resolution 45-03, the student leaders say that they will strive to educate themselves and their constituents on “issues regarding sexual...

Grant allows for research of marine microbes

REBECCA WHITE | Evergreen reporter

November 19, 2015

Washington State University is a part of an $8 million grant effort to better understand microbial organisms in a marine environment.“At present, scientists are limited to rudimentary studies,” said George Bonheyo, a research professor in the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and B...

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