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Council discusses new library logo, warming shelter

Council discusses new library logo, warming shelter

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Pullman City Council discussed several possible changes to the city including a new library logo, transit communications and a warming shelter Tuesday. Neill Public Library Service Director, Joanna Bailey, introduced a new possible logo for the library in front of the council. She said the influence...

Latinx Heritage Month kicks off next week

Latinx Heritage Month kicks off next week

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


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

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, several sponsors on campus including University Recreation and the School of Languages, Cultures and Race will host a series of events over the next few weeks. The events will be held in different locations throughout the CUB and Chinook from Sept. 19 to Oct....

Donations sought for apartment fire victims

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Pullman’s Community Action Center has asked the public for donations to help the residents affected by last Tuesday’s fire at a Maple Street apartment complex. The fire displaced eight people and the estimated $400,000 in damage will take approximately six months to repair, according to a CAC...

University staff lobby for wage increase

University staff lobby for wage increase

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


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

A small portion of WSU Classified Staff on campus met Monday in French Administration to lobby President Kirk Schulz for a wage increase. Schulz, however, was out of the office when the group came. Classified staff members are mostly employed in Dining Services and Facilities Services, working...

Graduate students talk parking proposals

Graduate students talk parking proposals

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

At a GPSA meeting Monday night John Shaheen, director of WSU Transportation Services Services, spoke to the Senate on the strategic goals and decision-making process around transit and parking on the university campus. “A common question we often get is, why do I have to pay for parking, why doesn’t...

Local fraternity finishes $2.8 million renovation

Local fraternity finishes $2.8 million renovation

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


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

After a $2.8 million renovation, the WSU chapter of Alpha Tau Omega held a ceremony Saturday to celebrate. The renovation was made possible by the $2.3 million the chapter raised through alumni donations and the $500,000 donation from the national fraternity. That $500,000 in donations came after...

Residents of burned building look for new homes

Residents of burned building look for new homes

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


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

Residents of the Maple Street apartment that burned down last week are trying to pick up the pieces as they move from hotel to hotel, still looking for a permanent place to live. The residents are devastated in the loss of their possessions but also in the loss of the home and family they built as friendly...

WSU program for students with disabilities seeks applicants

WSU program for students with disabilities seeks applicants

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

An information meeting will be held this month

Study abroad on a budget while enhancing learning experience

Study abroad on a budget while enhancing learning experience

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Global Campus, News, Pullman Community

For many students, studying abroad may seem unattainable because of concerns over cost. But through WSU Study Abroad, not all programs cost the same, Global Learning Director Christine Oakley said. Out of the roughly 500 programs offered through Study Abroad, prices can range from a few thousand dollars...

WSU employees ask administration for higher wages

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Classified Staff will be delivering postcards to President Kirk Schulz’s office asking for raises at 2:30 p.m. Monday. Classified Staff includes employees such as carpenters, roofers, electricians and painters, as well Dining Services. "I have a gentlemen that’s been working 20 years...

Local health centers prepare for flu season

Local health centers prepare for flu season

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

As flu season fast approaches, the Whitman County Health Department and Cougar Health Services are gearing up with flu vaccines. Mortality attributed to pneumonia and influenza remained above epidemic threshold for 16 consecutive weeks last year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

Area leads state for STD rates, expert says

Area leads state for STD rates, expert says

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


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

The number of STD cases in Whitman County are increasing at an alarming rate. “Right now Whitman County has the highest STD rate in Washington state because of the college campus,” said Deanna Claybaugh, a nurse for the Whitman County public health office. In this past year there were 471 chlamydia...

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