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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU Global Chancellor Dave Cillay said a dual-credit program could raise awareness of the WSU Global Campus.

WSU considers offering dual credit classes to high schoolers

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2022

WSU could soon be offering college classes to high school students in rural areas of Washington. WSU Global Chancellor Dave Cillay and President Kirk Schulz spoke to the Board of Regents Thursday about...

Sam Martinez died Nov. 12, 2019, after participating in a Big-Little reveal night with members of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Parents of Sam Martinez testify about anti-hazing bills to state legislature

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2022

Jolayne Houtz and Hector Martinez lost their son, WSU freshman Sam Martinez, to hazing on Nov. 12, 2019. Now, they are advocating for legislation in hope that no parent loses a child in the same way.  On...

Pulllman residents hold signs calling for voting rights legislation during a rally Monday afternoon at Reaney Park.

Pullman residents march for voting rights

SHEILA JOHNSON January 18, 2022

Despite the cold weather, a crowd gathered Monday in front of the gazebo in Reaney Park for the Martin Luther King Jr. Voting Rights March. The march emphasized the importance of passing the John Lewis...

WSU increased tuition by the maximum amount allowed by law in the last three of five academic years.

Board of Regents to vote on 2.5% tuition increase

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor January 18, 2022

The Board of Regents will vote this week on a proposed 2.5% tuition increase for the 2022-23 academic year.  If approved, this will be the sixth year in a row WSU has increased tuition. Three of...

Pullman City Councilman Nathan Weller said he spoke with the CEO of Ziply to discuss how the company can make amends with the community.

Ziply Fiber to start communicating with Pullman community after multiple complaints

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 11, 2022

Ziply Fiber will begin installing fiber-optic lines along the intersection of Terre View Drive and Merman Drive today, with an expected completion date of Feb. 4. The company has been installing fiber-optic...

With the state of COVID-19 and the winter weather, admin is putting students and faculty at risk.

OPINION: WSU administration puts money over safety of students, staff

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor January 6, 2022

“Amazing job at taking a longer time to introduce the panel of people [than] addressing traveling back to Pullman from the West Side!” “They don’t give a crap about our safety/health and...

“The nation’s poorest communities paid billions of dollars each year for criminal justice fines, fees, forfeitures, jail and prison costs and much more,” said Joe Soss, Cowles chair for the study of public service at the University of Minnesota. 

Foley Institute discusses criminal justice systems targeting certain communities

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2021

The Thomas S. Foley Institute hosted a distinguished lecture on Wednesday about how the criminal justice system targets poor people within the country.  In 2015, Ferguson, Missouri, reportedly...

Spokane NAACP President Kiantha Duncan shared her experiences living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during a Foley Institute talk Tuesday afternoon.

Spokane NAACP president addresses poverty in communities of color

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 11, 2021

Spokane NAACP President Kiantha Duncan spoke about the politics of poverty in communities of color Tuesday afternoon at the latest Thomas S. Foley Institute event. The Time’s Up and Black Lives Matter...

Former head coach Nick Rolovich filed an appeal for his termination.

Nick Rolovich appeals termination, calls it ‘unconstitutional’

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2021

Nick Rolovich’s attorney submitted a 34-page formal appeal Tuesday outlining why the former head football coach’s termination was unjust. “This is your opportunity to take a step back, reexamine...

Francis Benjamin holds 70 percent of the votes for the Pullman City Council Ward 1 seat.

Benjamin holds early lead over incumbent Sorensen

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2021

Al Sorensen incumbent Pullman Ward 1 council member, has tentatively lost reelection in Tuesday’s general election. Francis Benjamin is set to win the council position against Sorensen, with...

Election day is Nov. 2, and ballots must be postmarked by that day or put in a ballot box by 8 p.m.

Sorensen, Benjamin vie for Ward 1 council seat

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer October 31, 2021

Two candidates are running for the Pullman City Council Ward 1 seat in the general election on Nov. 2. Alan “Al” Sorensen, incumbent Ward 1 council member, is running for reelection. He has lived...

The Pullman crime rate went down in 2020, but this was likely due to the pandemic and is not necessarily sustainable.

City Council to submit FEMA grant pre-application for flood mitigation

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter August 25, 2021

Pullman City Council voted Tuesday night to submit a pre-application for a Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant, which would aid in improving Missouri Flat Creek and removing...

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