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Princeton University professor Kim Lane Scheppele gave a presentation on autocracies during a Thomas S. Foley event Tuesday.

Princeton professor speaks on rise of autocracies

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen reporter March 17, 2021

A Princeton University professor spoke on the rise of autocracies and what drives the collapse of democracy worldwide during a Thomas S. Foley Institute event on YouTube Tuesday afternoon. Populism...

City councilmembers approved a panel series design for the Spring Street mural.

Council shifts mural project to panel design

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2021

Pullman city councilmembers took the first step in reorganizing the downtown mural project Tuesday night, starting with approval to host a community town hall meeting. The council approved a series...

The panel will discuss why the gender gap disproportionately affects people of color and how the gender gap impacts one’s ability to enter a male-dominated workspace.

Expert panel to address gender gap

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor March 8, 2021

WSU community members have the opportunity to learn about the gender gap and hear from an expert panel during a virtual event at 4 p.m. March 9 streamed live via Zoom. There are significant gender inequalities...

Bateman competition team reflects on their campaign 

Bateman competition team reflects on their campaign 

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter March 8, 2021

As the 2021 Bateman Case Study Competition comes to a close, a team of WSU students reflects on their campaign that raised awareness about incivility in public discourse and promoted individuals to “be...

The pandemic has enabled the Foley Institute to have a greater number of speakers since they no longer have to travel to the WSU campus, said Allie Figlin, student intern for the Foley Institute. 

Foley Institute maintains number of events amid pandemic  

KIARA DOYAL, Evergreen reporter February 26, 2021

Although the pandemic has not affected the number of events the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service puts on, the way public educational events are hosted has changed.  Through...

Speaker Bruce Ackerman said he would not be surprised if Trump is voted to be disqualified from holding another office after the U.S. Capitol riots.

Yale faculty member discusses Trump, Capitol riots

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter February 26, 2021

A constitutional law professor from Yale outlined the legal aspects of possibly banning former President Donald Trump from running for office again during a Foley Institute event Thursday. Bruce Ackerman...

“Election officials in my last 30 years of working here have really focused on having compensating security measures in place so that when somebody criticizes something, we can show them that these processes are secure,” said Secretary of State Kim Wyman.

State official addresses election security during Foley event

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen reporter February 24, 2021

Secretary of State Kim Wyman discussed election interference and how increased cyber security can increase reliability of election processes during a Foley Institute event Tuesday.  Wyman is the...

The team created four keys for fostering civility: listen, acknowledge, empathize and respect. The keys serve as resources people can remember when engaging in public discourse.

Students compete in national public relations competition

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter February 22, 2021

In hopes of fostering civility during public discourse among WSU students and Washington elected officials, four WSU students created and are running a public relations campaign as part of the 2021 Bateman...

Susan Neiman, director of the Einstein Forum, will discuss various cultural shifts, memorialization efforts and educational changes that brought attention to The Holocaust and encouraged nation-wide discussion.

Event to cover how Germany has dealt with The Holocaust

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor February 22, 2021

Community members can attend the virtual lecture "Working Through the Past: German Efforts to Face their Nazi History,” at 4 p.m. Feb. 23.  Speaker Susan Neiman, director of the Einstein Forum,...

Voter suppression continues to be an issue around the country, says Keneshia Grant, associate professor of political science at Howard University.

Black migration ‘creates new possibilities in American politics,’ speaker says

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2021

One professor addressed how critical the Black vote is to presidential candidates’ success and the effect migration patterns have on American politics during a virtual event Tuesday afternoon. WSU’s...

Handy wins County Commissioner 2 seat

Handy wins County Commissioner 2 seat

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

Tom Handy won the position for Whitman County Commissioner 2 with 50.64 percent of the votes. Incumbent candidate Dean Kinzer received 48.85 percent of the votes, according to the Whitman County general...

Councilmember Eileen Macoll said she wants to emphasize economic growth and helping small businesses.

Councilmembers raise property taxes by 1 percent

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2020

Pullman City councilmembers unanimously passed an ordinance that will raise property taxes by 1 percent and bring in around $67,000 more for the city than last year’s property taxes, during Tuesday night’s...

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