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Executive director steps down, reflects on career

Executive director steps down, reflects on career

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Cougar Health Services’ (CHS) executive director will step down from her position due to family obligations. Renee Coleman-Mitchell, CHS executive director, said she will leave WSU on March 15. She said she began her career at CHS in September of 2016. Coleman-Mitchell said her job consisted...

PERIOD holds ‘packing party’ to help locals

PERIOD holds ‘packing party’ to help locals

SANDY VO, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU's PERIOD chapter, a group dedicated to providing menstrual products to people who cannot afford them, will host its first PERIOD packing party to start a conversation about periods today at 6 p.m. in CUB, Room 204. Aydan Garland-Miner, founder and president of WSU PERIOD, said she is putting on...

Commissioners vote to delay cannabis farms

Commissioners vote to delay cannabis farms

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Whitman County commissioners voted unanimously to impose a six-month moratorium on new cannabis businesses in unincorporated Whitman County on Monday during a public meeting. The vote came after several local residents expressed concern over health issues that could arise from having a cannabis farm...

Complete guide for the 2019 GPSA Senate election

Complete guide for the 2019 GPSA Senate election

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under GPSA, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The listed graduate students at WSU will fight for a seat on the GPSA Senate. Graduate and professional students can now vote online through 5 p.m. Friday. Susan Williams, GPSA director of Internal Affairs, provided all the information, including personal statements. Some statements have been edi...

GPSA presidential ticket presents plans

GPSA presidential ticket presents plans

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under GPSA, News, Top-feature

The only presidential and vice presidential GPSA ticket presented their plans for the future in a meeting Monday night. GPSA senator and presidential election polls opened Monday at 7 p.m. They will close on Friday at 5 p.m. Graduate and professional students can vote at https://studentvote.wsu.e...

Presidential, vice presidential tickets debate on student issues

Presidential, vice presidential tickets debate on student issues

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

This year's ASWSU presidential and vice presidential candidates debated issues facing WSU students, like mental health, sexual assault and transparency and accountability within ASWSU. Presidential candidate Mariela Frias-Gomez and her running mate Camille Naputo put an emphasis on making ASWSU a ...

WSU plans test for alert system

WSU plans test for alert system

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under News, Safety, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU will hold an all-campus lockdown to test the alert system at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday on the Pullman campus. Emergency Management Coordinator Sarah Blatner said when the doors lock, WSU students, faculty and staff will receive their first message via email, text message, phone call or on their social...

Judicial Board redacts injunction on multicultural debate

Judicial Board redacts injunction on multicultural debate

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

The ASWSU Judicial Board filed an injunction, or a legal order, to halt a multicultural debate for presidential candidates hours before it was scheduled to occur. Patrick Granger, WSU student, said he filed a motion on Saturday to suspend a debate hosted by Run WSU in association with four multicultural...

City of Pullman to design new website

City of Pullman to design new website

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The City of Pullman is in the process of getting a new website. The website has a budget of $55,000, which also includes other services, wrote Morgan Sherwood, City of Pullman information systems technician, in an email. Adam Lincoln, City of Pullman administrator, said the money will come from taxpayer...

A guide to the 2019 ASWSU senate election

A guide to the 2019 ASWSU senate election

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

Students across campus are competing for a seat at the ASWSU senate. Six seats are up for grabs for Senate At-Large, four for undeclared, three for arts and sciences, two for business, one for College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences,  one for education, one for engineering and architecture,...

Veterinary students can use Stage III to learn how to operate on animals

Veterinary students can use Stage III to learn how to operate on animals

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine now has a tool that will aid veterinary students in learning how to operate on animals. The tool marks the first of its kind. “Stage III is a hybrid simulation technology,” said Karen Hunt, WSU Office of Research public relations coordinator. “It was d...

Students design boarding school to be built in Malawi

Students design boarding school to be built in Malawi

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Architecture students at WSU will compete against other students and professionals for the chance to design a boarding school in Malawi, Africa. Seven pairs of students from WSU will each design their own layout for the school, and these designs will be submitted in late March before judges in Malawi...

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