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Associate vice president engages in coalition-building

Associate vice president engages in coalition-building

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Jaime Nolan, associate vice president for community, equity and inclusive excellence, led a Building Coalitions Across Divides workshop to facilitate discussions about mutuality and sharing commonalities between people of opposing beliefs and contrasting opinions. Nolan said she worked on coalition-building ...

U.S. Senator talks women in leadership, current politics

U.S. Senator talks women in leadership, current politics

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., spoke about leadership and the current political environment at an event Tuesday hosted by the Thomas S. Foley Institute. Murray said she became involved in politics when she attended WSU as a freshman. A policy that required women to wear dresses in the dining hall...

Faculty, staff to engage in cultural competency training

Faculty, staff to engage in cultural competency training

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A system-wide cultural competency training for faculty and staff will begin this fall semester. Jaime Nolan, associate vice president for community, equity and inclusive excellence, said the system-wide training will include five groups specifically focused on five demands from students. Nola...

College Republicans hold demonstration, groups congregate in support of undocumented students

College Republicans hold demonstration, groups congregate in support of undocumented students

CAMERON SHEPPARD and DAISY ZAVALA

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Many WSU students expected the planned “Trump wall” replica on the Todd Steps as a demonstration about immigration policy, but instead, the WSU College Republicans were there to advocate for free-speech and gun rights with the support of constitutionalist groups from Washington. Students showed...

Training addresses how to be an ally to undocumented students

Training addresses how to be an ally to undocumented students

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A representative from the Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS) held an Undocu-Ally Training session discussing what it meant to be undocumented, how to be an ally and what resources are available for undocumented students. Marcela Pattinson, assistant director of MSS community relations...

Rollys looks for help after flood

Rollys looks for help after flood

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase

Adrian Gayles stared through the broken window. Mud and debris covered the floor and chairs and tables were turned upside down. He couldn’t believe what he saw. “It’s just heartbreaking,” he said. The 37-year-old is the co-owner of Rollys ice cream shop on Grand Avenue along with his wife...

Flood sparks GoFundMe for damages

Flood sparks GoFundMe for damages

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


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

A Snap Fitness employee set up a GoFundMe page in response to damage caused by flooding on April 9. Snap Fitness Manager Kyle Jorgensen said the flood destroyed all the fitness equipment and shut down their business. He set up the GoFundMe page on April 12 and they have already received about $1,500. He...

Research shows road chemical damages street health

Research shows road chemical damages street health

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


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

A WSU researcher found that a chemical used on the roads during snowy weather has dangerous, and hidden, effects on the health of roadways and bridges. Xianming Shi, WSU civil and environmental engineering associate professor, found that samples of concrete exposed to magnesium chloride with repeate...

Professor devotes career to on-campus causes

Professor devotes career to on-campus causes

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Faculty, Features, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU regents professor in the School of Economic Sciences, Ron Mittelhammer, received the V. Lane Rawlins President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service for his dedication to bettering the university. “I am thrilled to win this award," Mittelhammer said. "I never expected it, but it happened, and I am...

WSU releases documentary on government, Shoshone Bannock treaty

WSU releases documentary on government, Shoshone Bannock treaty

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU documentary, filmed over the course of eight years, showed research on an unratified treaty between the U.S. and the mixed-band of Shoshone Bannock and sheep-eater people. Alicia Woodard, a part-time history graduate student, said the documentary brings to light how the federal government t...

New training session strives to prevent opioid addiction

New training session strives to prevent opioid addiction

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Showcase, WSU Spokane

A new two-hour seminar at WSU Spokane focuses on communication about opioids in the healthcare field. The seminar emphasizes how to recognize someone who has an opioid addiction and how to look online to find out if people have received multiple opioid prescriptions, said Marian Wilson, WSU Colleg...

Local school district receives funding to test, fix lead issues

Local school district receives funding to test, fix lead issues

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019


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

A water tap in Sunnyside Elementary was found to have lead levels of 60 parts per billion (ppb), which is greater than the Environmental Protection Agency's recommended maximum of 15 ppb. Joseph Thornton, director of operations for the Pullman School District (PSD), said they volunteered to have their fixtures tested for lead by the Washi...

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