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$500,000 to WSU Wine Science Center

From staff reports

November 18, 2014

Washington State University Tri-Cities received a five-hundred thousand dollar donation from the Albert Victor Ravenholt Foundation.The donation from the foundation, which is named after the Sagemoor Vineyards co-founder, will be used for various purposes. “$400,000 will be used towards building the $2...

Appeals denied: Phi Kappa Tau loses recognition

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI and NATHAN HOWARD | Evergreen Greek reporter, Evergreen editor in chief

November 18, 2014

WSU has revoked the Alpha Kappa chapter of Phi Kappa Tau’s recognition following hazing and conduct violation allegations that surfaced after bid day this year.Six violations of WSU’s Standards of Conduct for Students were brought against the fraternity after an investigation and appeals process...

Understanding poverty

Carl Mayer sits on the Mall as part of Experience Poverty during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 14, 2011.

From staff reports

November 17, 2014

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) will help put on a series of events run by student organizations and the Greek community for the 11th annual Poverty Awareness Week, today through Friday.The various community service projects will benefit local organizations, including Trinity Moscow Food Pantr...

Stopping violence: ‘It’s On Cougs’

BY SOPHIA STEELE | Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2014

This weekend, the focus was on preventing sexual violence at an individual level.On Saturday in the CUB Junior Ballroom, ASWSU organized a student led dialogue to prevent sexual violence as part of the “It’s On Cougs” campaign.“I am always excited to see students take the lead, this is student-led a...

WSU, UI recognized for water conservation

COLE CAMPITIELLO | Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2014

Professors from WSU and the University of Idaho have been honored with a national award for their work in water-conservation.Pete Jacoby, a professor in WSU's department of crop and soil sciences, and Howard Neibling, an associate professor at UI, were members of the W-2128 research program presented wi...

The pricetag of mental health

BY AMBERLYNNE UMAYAM | Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2014

Coming to college can be a perfect storm for a student. The environment and added pressures can bring to light a mental health problem or even make a pre-existing one worse, said Cassandra Nichols, licensed psychologist and director of Counseling and Testing Services.However, the cost associated with get...

The invisible scars of domestic violence

BY SARAH CARDENAS | Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2014

It’s common for survivors of domestic violence to be susceptible to the adverse effects that traumatic experiences can have on their mental health, and suffer the throes of illnesses such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety.Cassandra Nichols, director of Counseling and Testing S...

Pullman Transit to add routes, increase efficiency to cope with more riders

ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2014

Bus driver Mike Elliot, who sports multiple tattoos and a beard, has driven buses for almost 20 years.As a Pullman Transit driver, Elliot transports a few hundred students on and off campus through the Express 2.Recently, riding the bus in Pullman has become a time-sensitive issue as ridership increases.T...

Greeks awarded in annual celebration

FROM STAFF REPORTS

November 14, 2014

The Interfraternity (IFC), Panhellenic, and United Greek Association (UGA) Councils partnered to present 65 awards to Greek fraternity and sorority chapters and members Wednesday evening in the CUB Senior Ballroom.The Arete Awards banquet recognized 25 individuals and honored 30 independent chapters. The event, c...

Man breaks into car, trapped and arrested

FROM STAFF REPORTS

November 14, 2014

After drinking at a downtown bar, one Pullman resident accidentally locked himself in a stranger’s car, and spent two hours trying to get out.Allen Andersen, 29, left My Office Bar and Grill early Tuesday morning after having several drinks. A short distance from his residence, he climbed into into a...

CCE, Greeks partner service projects for Poverty Awareness Week

FROM STAFF REPORTS

November 14, 2014

Poverty Awareness Week, the WSU Center for Civic Engagement’s (CCE) campaign to combat insufficient living conditions, begins this Sunday, Nov. 16.In an effort to support local and national organizations with the same mission, the Greek community will host four separate service events Sunday.The Interfr...

CEO of SEL given highest alum award

FROM STAFF REPORTS

November 14, 2014

After founding Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, even when everyone told him a business in Pullman would never be successful, the WSU Board of Regents gave Edmund O. Schweitzer the highest honor the university can bestow on an alumnus.Schweitzer, an electrical engineer who attained his baccalaureat...

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