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Student veteran urges Senate to act on campus center

Student veteran urges Senate to act on campus center

Zack Briggs, Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 5, 2013

WSU Pullman is the last university in the state to have a veteran’s center, and the need to address this issue appeared for the second time on Wednesday’s ASWSU Senate meeting’s agenda.President of the Student Veterans Affairs Committee Tobias Slaton presented a testimony before the senate, calling...

Student board recruits to advise Floyd

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2013

WSU President Elson S. Floyd leads the university, but not without the direct input of WSU students through The Presidential Student Advisory Board (PSAB).ASWSU President Taylor Hennessey said PSAB is a student-led committee that acts as a sounding board for key issues of concern regarding both students a...

NSF grant brings international Smart Home project to WSU

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2013

The WSU "Smart Home" research project received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that will make the project the largest of its kind in the world.WSU researchers have been working on the Center for Advanced Studies in Adaptive Systems (CASAS) Smart Home Project to develop homes of the future. ...

Eradicating rabies in Tanzania

Nicole Seven, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2013

Guy Palmer has always had an interest in using science to improve animal health. Now as the director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, he lives his passion by researching how to eradicate rabies in Tanzania through the WSU Rabies Vaccination Program.Palmer has worked at WSU for 25 ye...

One mistake changed her career

One mistake changed her career

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2013

The researcher who made BPA a household word is none other than a professor at WSU's School of Molecular Biosciences.Patricia Hunt is an Edward Meyer distinguished professor, and in 2007, Scientific American named her as one of the top 50 researchers in the country. She is best known for discovering ...

Zzusis improves functionality

Zack Briggs, ASWSU reporter

September 3, 2013

In the third week of classes, WSU’s student information system Zzusis has yet to experience massive technical failures.Matt Skinner, a leading figure of Enterprise Systems Group, said this year the team behind ensuring the performance of Zzusis is working toward transparency in communication with th...

Business school hosts fair

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2013

The college of business ushers in a new year of networking and job preparation with their annual Student Welcome and Involvement Fair Wednesday.Faculty and staff at the Carson Center for Student Success at the college will host the event in an effort to connect students.Shila Ruiz, office and program manager...

Bumbershoot band takes the stage

Bumbershoot band takes the stage

Lance Lijewski, Evergreen reporter

September 2, 2013

When asked to compare their music to a prominent act students would recognize, members of Seattle-based band, Ivan and Alyosha, agreed: Snoop Lion. Definitely Snoop Lion.Perhaps a stretch, but it’s what the group, who will be in the CUB Auditorium at 7 p.m. tonight, would jokingly like the students...

Police investigate bomb threat

Chad Sokol, Adanna Escobar, Michelle Fredrickson

August 30, 2013

The bomb threat at Jefferson Elementary yesterday has been cleared, said Pullman School District Superintendent Paul Sturm.The school secretary discovered the bomb threat on the voicemail system at around 8 a.m.The recording was left by what sounded like a young adult male and indicated the school mi...

More than Organic

Madison Callan Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2013

Students gain understanding of where their food comes from through service opportunities offered in a partnership between the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and WSU’s own Organic Farm.The new partnership gives students the chance to not only gain community service hours through the CCE, but to also ...

Class resumes at Jefferson Elementary after threat

Adanna Escobar

August 29, 2013

The bomb threat at Jefferson Elementary School earlier this morning has been cleared, said Pullman School District Superintendent Paul Sturm.The bomb threat was discovered by a school secretary on the voicemail system. The recording left by what sounded like a young-adult male indicated the school might no...

Driven by energy, fueled by philanthropy

Driven by energy, fueled by philanthropy

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2013

Eating lunch at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) annual general meeting, graduate student Sayonsom Chanda never imagined he would end up winning third place in the Power and Energy Society’s student poster contest.Out of 193 participants, Chanda was the only student fro...

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