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ASWSU talks budget, Giving Tuesday fundraising

ASWSU talks budget, Giving Tuesday fundraising

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

At the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday night, senators and guest speakers discussed monies raised for the Cougar Health Fund from Giving Tuesday, services and activities fees and Services and Activities Fees Committee funding cuts. The Senate also confirmed a student to the ASWSU Election Board. Giving Tuesday...

Center offers resources for wide range of disabilities

Center offers resources for wide range of disabilities

HSING-HAN CHEN, Evergreen guest contributor

November 29, 2018


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

Since the Rehabilitation Act was signed into law in 1973, WSU has followed its guidelines by providing resources and services to students and employees with disabilities. About 11 percent of students on college campuses have disabilities, said Meredyth Goodwin, director of the WSU Access Center. However,...

Creamery preps for spike in sales over holiday

Creamery preps for spike in sales over holiday

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 29, 2018


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

While the cold weather may have many students looking forward to a relaxing break at home, WSU Creamery employees are looking forward to a spike in sales as customers buy the famous Cougar Gold cheese for the holidays. “Typically, it kind of fluctuates from year to year, but somewhere in the 70...

STAGE to present four student-directed plays this weekend

STAGE to present four student-directed plays this weekend

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 29, 2018


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

STAGE Student Theatre will perform four one-act plays about chocolate cake and having confidence in yourself Friday. STAGE Adviser Devin Mendenhall said “Do Baristas Like Burritos” consists of two friends at a coffee shop with one trying to muster the courage to ask a barista out on a date. STAGE...

Hospital group donates $22,000 to state nonprofits

Hospital group donates $22,000 to state nonprofits

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The Women’s Leadership Guild of Pullman Regional Hospital has donated $22,000 to 11 nonprofit organizations in Washington as part of its Annual Giving for Excellence fund drive. Each of the 37 women in the Guild makes a financial contribution and those contributions are pooled together in two separate...

Access Center receives money for new van

Access Center receives money for new van

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 28, 2018


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

Cougar Accessible Transportation Services (CATS) gained additional funding from the WSU Services and Activities Fees Committee to purchase a replacement for one of its wheelchair accessible vans. Meredyth Goodwin, director of the WSU Access Center, said CATS requested $68,000 for a replacement because...

Tree sales fund club activities, equipment for students

Tree sales fund club activities, equipment for students

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 28, 2018


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

The Pullman High School Booster Club is holding a Christmas tree sale to raise funds for student activities. The annual tree sale was traditionally held near the Pullman fire station, but this year the club formed a new partnership with Pullman Building Supply, Booster Club Co-president Amy Tull said. Pullman...

New regent will serve Academic Affairs Committee

New regent will serve Academic Affairs Committee

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Administration, News

The newest recruit to the WSU Board of Regents, Lisa Keohokalole Schauer, was appointed to the Research and Academic Affairs Committee on Nov. 1. Schauer previously served in the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee at WSU Vancouver. She said the experience she gained in that position will be helpful...

High school STEM program receives funding

High school STEM program receives funding

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

November 28, 2018


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

Cougs Rise, an initiative of WSU’s Office of the Provost, has received an additional $120,000 in funding to help create a summer STEM program for graduating high school students. Funded by federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education, Cougs Rise serves first-generation or low-income students...

Winterfest kicks off celebration in Colfax

Winterfest kicks off celebration in Colfax

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The Whitman County Library is partnering with the Colfax Chamber of Commerce to bring Winterfest to Colfax with a Santa Claus meet-and-greet, Parade of Lights and Festival of Trees and Art created by locals. The annual event will start at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Colfax Library. Winterfest will...

Colfax Library will host 3D printing orientation class

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Local, News

The Whitman County Library in Colfax will host a 3D printing orientation class for the public at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The event will be held in the Colfax Library’s Technology Education Knowledge Center, according to a news release. The library purchased a 3D printer with funding from a grant from...

GPSA considers alternative options for UREC fees

GPSA considers alternative options for UREC fees

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 27, 2018


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

A proposal to let graduate students use the Chinook Student Center, budget cuts and grants were discussed at Monday night’s GPSA meeting. Student Recreation Center and Chinook access GPSA is considering a proposal to allow graduate students to pay $157 for access to their choice of the Student R...

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