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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Students from WSU, including members of ASWSU and GPSA, visit the Washington State Capitol.

WSU representatives reflect on 2022 legislative session

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 1, 2022

WSU students, faculty and administrators focused on anti-hazing, access to broadband internet, faculty pay and more during the 2022 legislative session, which started Jan. 10 and ended March 10. WSU...

James Mattis (right), former U.S. Secretary of Defense, answers questions from Cornell Clayton (left), director of Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, at Democracy at home and abroad, March 24, Bryan Hall Auditorium.

Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis concerned about future of democracy

LIAM CONNORS, Evergreen reporter March 26, 2022

The Thomas S. Foley Institute hosted former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Thursday, who said the U.S. needs to continue supporting Ukraine to ensure that democracy stays strong both domestically...

ASWSU President-Elect Jacob Martinez hugs ASWSU vice president-elect Kiana Parsi as ASWSU President Brian Patrick and ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan enter the room to deliver the news of their win. Martinez and Parsi found out about their victory at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Compton Union Building room 208.

Martinez, Parsi win ASWSU presidential race

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2022

The faces of WSU's student government are shifting after Jacob Martinez and Kiana Parsi won the ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential election Wednesday night. “Thank you so much. Me and Kiana...

Surrounded by campaign members and friends, Kjelt Visser receives a call from ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan at 8 p.m. Wednesday in a collaboration room in The Spark: Academic Innovation Hub. Visser and his running mate, Sydney Finch, right, lost the ASWSU election by about 200 votes.

Finch, Visser lose ASWSU election

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2022

Sydney Finch and Kjelt Visser lost the ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential election by about 200 votes, as of Wednesday night. Visser received a phone call at 8 p.m. while waiting for election...

Jacob Martinez speaks during the ASWSU multicultural debate on March 21 in the CUB Senior Ballroom.

Martinez, Parsi discuss campaign at ASWSU multicultural debate

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2022

ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential candidates Jacob Martinez and Kiana Parsi discussed their experiences feeling underrepresented and their goals to increase representation for multicultural groups...

Sydney Finch speaks during the ASWSU multicultural debate on March 21, in the CUB Senior Ballroom.

Finch, Visser plan to establish relationships with multicultural student groups

LIAM CONNORS, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2022

ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential candidates Sydney Finch and Kjelt Visser addressed controversies and plans for improving multicultural engagement in the ASWSU multicultural debate Monday evening. Experience...

ASWSU President Brian Patrick and ASWSU Vice President Alexander Pan reflect on their time in office on March 3 in the Compton Union Building.

Patrick, Pan reflect on time in office

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2022

A meeting at a football game would eventually lead to a friendship and political partnership between ASWSU President Brian Patrick and Vice President Alexander Pan. “I’ve started to look back on...

Aspen Heights Development is planning to build a roundabout at the intersection of North Grand Avenue and Albion Road to alleviate traffic congestion from a new student housing complex.

Developers, city officials plan to build Pullman roundabout this summer

LIAM CONNORS, Evergreen reporter February 15, 2022

Aspen Heights Development is expected to construct one of Pullman’s first roundabouts at the north end of Grand Avenue. The company will be building student housing on the intersection of North Grand...

Public art cannot be removed due to public complaint, according to Pullman City Council policy.

Thomas Jefferson painting movement up to library director discretion

GENEVA BREMS, Evergreen reporter February 14, 2022

After calls for its removal, the Thomas Jefferson portrait is still on display at Pullman's Neill Public Library. The Library Board of Trustees concluded that Library Director Joanna Bailey will ultimately...

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 sports editor 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...

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