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International graduate students encounter struggles going in and out of nation

International graduate students encounter struggles going in and out of nation

Darold Lee Bivens | Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2015

Higher education can become more complicated to achieve when traveling abroad, especially for international graduate students.Washington State University Graduate and Professional Student Association’s (GPSA) President Melanie Thornton and GPSA Director of Legislative Affairs Kathryn Harris went t...

Setting the record straight

Jennifer O'Neil lectures on factual inaccuracies present in recorded histories of Pacific Northwestern Native American tribes.

From staff reports

October 26, 2015

Many aspects of Native American history were written without context or knowledge of tribes’ cultures.Jennifer O' Neil gave a presentation on her work to correct historical inaccuracies regarding Pacific Northwestern tribes and with Oregon's Paiute Native American tribes, Friday.O’ Neil, a histo...

Student-led event encourages potential Cougs

KYLEE METER | Evergreen reporter

October 26, 2015

Ninety Asian and Pacific Islander high school students from across the state visited Washington State University to attend a three-day, student-run conference encouraging them to pursue higher education.The annual Shaping High School Asian Pacific Islander for the Next Generation (SHAPING) Conference, ...

Interfraternity leadership retreat helps unify Greeks

From staff reports

October 26, 2015

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) has established goals to create a unified Greek community with their leadership workshops.IFC held a WSUnity New Member Experience retreat Sunday afternoon in the CUB Senior Ballroom. Hundreds of new members crowded around tables in small groups led by 29 different tab...

IFC elects new councilmembers, concludes election week

KAYLA BONAR | Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2015

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) held its final slate night and elected its new councilmembers on Thursday.Nathan Harris of Lambda Chi Alpha was elected the new IFC president. Harris was the only 2015 councilmember to run for reelection.Other new councilmembers include Kim Magno, Kappa Sigma, the executive vic...

The haunting in Palouse; community members team up to make Palouse spooky

Left: Fortuneteller Heather Walker interprets tarot cards for attendees of the 2012 Haunted Palouse in downtown Palouse. Top Right: Smiles the Clown crafts balloon creations for children. Bottom Right: A zombie mother waits with her undead daughter for a haunted hay ride through Palouse.

HANNAH STREET | Evergreen managing editor

October 23, 2015

A time-honored tradition in Pullman and its surrounding communities, one cannot call their Washington State University tenure complete without visiting Haunted Palouse.“You can’t miss it,” Haunted Palouse volunteer Paula Echanove said. “You’ve got to do it once.”Volunteers exclusively make up t...

Defining men’s roles in women’s social justice issues

REBECCA WHITE | Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2015

Documentary film maker and anti-sexism activist Byron Hurt discussed how men can be allies of women in challenging the issues of sexism, patriarchy and the way men look at masculinity in a discussion Thursday evening in Todd Hall.In his career, Hurt has spoken to members of the military, sports teams and ...

Fighting back against cyber attacks

By Nick Nguyen | Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2015

With its recent commitment to participation in a five-year Department of Energy initiative, Washington State University is staying proactive in the fight against cyber-attacks.Titled the Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium (CREDC), WSU will work toward improving the resilience and security of netwo...

Inside WSU’s active shooter training

WSU police officer Dawn Daniels leads an active shooter training session in the Office of Student Media, Wednesday, Oct. 21.

DAROLD LEE BIVENS | The Daily Evergreen

October 22, 2015

Showcased by mainstream media outlets, the U.S. has been the victim of several mass shootings, specifically on college campuses and at public schools.WSU police officer Dawn Daniels held an active shooter training session in the Office of Student Media Wednesday evening.Daniels started the session wi...

Presidential search forum yields high expectations

JONATHAN CARRIGAN | Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2015

The WSU presidential search advisory committee gave students and other community members a chance to ask questions and give their feedback about the search for Washington State University’s next president during a community forum Wednesday evening.The forum was led by Mike Worthy, chair of the commit...

IFC hopefuls make speeches to panel

From staff reports

October 22, 2015

At 7 p.m. on Oct. 20 In Todd Hall, Room 230 fraternity members running for 2016 council were given five minutes to discuss their credentials for the positions they were slated for by the current Interfraternity Council (IFC) on Sunday.  On Sunday, Oct. 18, the slating committee convened for the fi...

Talking shop with science journalists

A panel of leading journalists gave a talk titled “Pulling Back the Curtain” on Wednesday, Oct. 21 in Honors Hall.

HANNAH WELZBACKER | Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2015

The WSU Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach (CERO) hosted four leading journalists Wednesday evening to discuss the field of science communication.The event, titled “Pulling back the Curtain,” followed Tuesday’s presentation by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Ken Weiss.CERO ...

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