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WSU accomodates the mental health needs of particular students with dogs, cats and other stress-relieving pets

WSU works to accommodate for many types of service animals, and even provides dogs to pet for stress relief each semester during finals week.

CASIE MOE | Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2015

When scrolling through social media, cat and dog videos or memes are sure to make people pause. A cuddly kitten or a cute puppy can make most days better.This is because animals have been proven to make people both happy and healthy, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services Cassandra Nichols said...

ASWSU executive staff unsure when website will have updated information

ADALINE HENRY | Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2015

The presence of Associated Students of Washington State University (ASWSU) is wide and active on campus, but it is not nearly as active on the Internet.While consistently campaigning with regular and frequent updates on social media, the ASWSU official website has not been updated in more than a year and...

Access Center provides accommodations for WSU students

REBECCA WHITE | Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2015

Nearly 900 students a year are served by Washington State University’s Access Center, located in the Washington Building on the south side of campus.The majority of these students have psychological disabilities, which is one of many mental health issues the university works to counter, said Meredyth Goodwin...

Police stay safe and honest with body cameras

From staff reports

November 9, 2015

From staff reportsBody cameras are currently being brought into the world of law enforcement to protect both the integrity of the accused and the officer, including here in Pullman.Pullman’s city council recently approved a contract between TASER International and the Pullman Police Department to r...

Dear WSU campaign brings students answers

Dear WSU campaign brings students answers

By Adaline Henry | The Daily Evergreen

November 9, 2015

The Associated Students of Washington State University (ASWSU) is hosting its third annual #DearWSU Campaign, and students are hoping for tangible results.#DearWSU gives students an opportunity to give feedback on campus-related issues to the student body leaders. To participate in the campaign, all studen...

Writing workshops teach broad spectrum of students to edit

REBECCA WHITE | Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2015

Students from a variety of majors will be participating in a for-credit editing and publishing workshop run by visiting writers this week.“It’s to give them a taste of what it means to put a magazine together,” said Peter Chilson, a Washington State University English professor.The students wil...

Assisting low-income students

A new WSU program will help 425 students with low-incomes receive financial assistance in various ways from the university within the next five years.

Nick Nguyen | Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2015

A new WSU program will help 85 low-income students per semester save money for college has released a tentative title and details about the program's execution. Applications will open soon.Invest in Success, the current name of the program, is the result of a collaborative effort between Washington Stat...

WSU transitions into next phase of construction across various campuses

From staff reports

November 6, 2015

A new round of major capital projects on campus is underway as almost all prior construction projects have reached completion in 2015.Washington State University’s Capital Facilities service, which oversees projects from sidewalk paving to stadium overhauls, has released figures for upcoming facility p...

Transgender Navy SEAL presents to WSU students

From staff reports

November 6, 2015

As Kristin Beck walked on stage in the CUB Auditorium, one with a keen eye could make out the immediate dichotomy she carries with her.“On my right hand this is my skull ring that represents my days in the SEALS,” she said. “On the left is the engagement ring my mother gave to me that used to ...

Contending with crop threats

Ismet Gervalla, center, and Matthew Smith, far right, harvest cranberries, an October ritual at Starvation Alley Farms in Long Beach, Wash., the state's first certified organic cranberry grower. (Ellen M. Banner/Seattle Times/MCT)

HANNAH WELZBACKER | Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2015

When organic deterrents such as garlic oil, sound waves and electricity fail, cranberry researchers turn to pesticides to control burrowing shrimp.Kim Patten, director of the Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Station in Long Beach, Washington, started this position 25 years ago after leaving his tenured ...

Students hack engineering challenge

From staff reports

November 5, 2015

What better way to spend a Saturday than sitting behind a glowing computer screen?The Washington State University student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is hosting its first annual “Hardware Hackathon” for 24 hours at Dana Hall on Nov. 14.Diligent Inc. is s...

ASWSU Senate gives input on future student center

From staff reports

November 5, 2015

The ASWSU Senate was given a chance to ask questions and comment on the future student center during its weekly meeting Wednesday.Sean Greene, the director of the Compton Union Building, shared design documents and the current floor plan for the project, previously called “The New Old Bookie.” The...

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