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Senators vote for open discussions with police

Senators vote for open discussions with police

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


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

The ASWSU Senate showed support for open forum discussions between police departments, the Pullman community and students to address sexual misconduct and violence at Wednesday night's meeting in the CUB. The resolution was authored by ASWSU Senators Synthia Alcantar and Hannah Martian and called...

Jay Inslee talks clean energy at Foley Institute

Jay Inslee talks clean energy at Foley Institute

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Photo of the Week, Politics, WSU Pullman campus

The Foley Institute hosted Gov. Jay Inslee, who spoke about what he believes is a necessary and economically beneficial transition to clean energy. Inslee said he has visited communities in the last few months that have experienced consequences of climate change firsthand. He mentioned Paradise, C...

Memorial fund for late Lauren McCluskey raises about $92,000

Memorial fund for late Lauren McCluskey raises about $92,000

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Safety

A memorial fund honoring the late, former Pullman High School track star, has raised close to $92,000 for track and field athletes at the University of Utah. The memorial fund was established by the University of Utah to honor Lauren, said Chris Nelson, communications director at the University of...

NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Melissa Block, National Public Radio (NPR) co-host of "All Things Considered," is the recipient for the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award. “Tonight, we honor a journalist who personifies Murrow’s ethical courage and commitment to seeking and telling the truth,” WSU President Kirk...

Proposal could fund college of medicine

Proposal could fund college of medicine

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Politics, Research, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Tri-Cities

The Washington State Legislature has released plans in the 2019-2021 budget proposals for the expansion of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL). WSU requested $14.4 million to pay for medical school operations for third- and fourth-year s...

Lawsuit against WSU dropped

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

A federal district chief judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against WSU for its handling of two racial incidents between students on Feb. 21, 2015 and March 29, 2015. Plaintiff Dominique Stewart, who is black, alleged she was racially and sexually harassed verbally by white males on both occasions. The incident on Fe...

Charges filed against Atom Heart Music employee

Charges filed against Atom Heart Music employee

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News

Charges of assault in the fourth degree with sexual motivation have been filed against an Atom Heart Music employee. The possible victim reported the employee, Victor Hudak, touched her inappropriately several times, according to a Pullman Police Department (PPD) press release. She also reported ...

Women’s attractiveness can alter perceptions at work

Women’s attractiveness can alter perceptions at work

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Research

A WSU researcher found that a woman’s attractiveness changes how trustworthy they are seen in the workplace. “We found that attractiveness is a liability for women, but not men when it comes to how truthful they are perceived as being,” said Leah Sheppard, assistant professor of management in ...

WSU veterinarians help aid Jingle the corgi

WSU veterinarians help aid Jingle the corgi

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Research

Veterinarians at WSU took a chance on Jingle, a 5-month-old male Corgi puppy suffering from multiple liver shunts. “We were the service that saw Jingle originally for his illness,” said Dr. Jillian Haines, a veterinarian and assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences....

Councilmembers continue talk on future of district court

Councilmembers continue talk on future of district court

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Councilmembers and Whitman County officials continued to discuss future plans for district court operations at the City Council meeting Tuesday night. The district court currently operates in the present city hall building. However, continuing operations there poses serious, long-term financial challenges,...

Groups present budget proposals to committee

Groups present budget proposals to committee

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The Services and Activities Fee Committee held one of two hearings in which student groups and service organizations presented their budget proposals for the next year. Student representatives from the Access Center requested $19,500 to help fund their disability awareness campaigns and events s...

Library wants to develop new website

Library wants to develop new website

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Libraries plan to revise its website in hopes of making the user experience more accessible and easier to use. Ben Rearick, web services and usability librarian, said he is the project manager, and they are hoping to launch the new website sometime over the summer. Rearick said he is in cha...

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