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Holidays politicized, researcher finds

Holidays politicized, researcher finds

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Local elections, News, Politics, Research, WSU Pullman campus

Republican voters were more likely to cut gatherings with Democratic family members short than the other way around, and the more saturated an area was with political advertising, the shorter family gatherings were, a WSU economics doctoral candidate found. Ryne Rohla co-authored a paper with M. Keith Chen of University of California, Los Angelos, matching the l...

Current immigration issues tied to previous policies

Current immigration issues tied to previous policies

DEENA MIGLIAZZO, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

American business owners have always liked the idea of cheap, affordable labor, according to an immigration expert who spoke in Bryan Hall on Tuesday. WSU hosted Daniel Tichenor, a senior faculty fellow at Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics at the University of Oregon, to discuss the continuing...

WSU alumnus announces run for state House

WSU alumnus announces run for state House

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, WSU Pullman campus

Matthew Sutherland, a 24-year-old WSU graduate, dropped out of a Congressional race, instead announcing his candidacy for a seat in the state’s House of Representatives at a Whitman County Democrats-hosted event Sunday night. Sutherland’s announcement left Lisa Brown, a former WSU Spokane Chancellor, the onl...

University to budget without state

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Administration, News, Politics

WSU will likely have to handle its budget woes without assistance from the state government. Sen. Mark Schoesler, who was the state’s senate majority leader until Tuesday’s elections, said he had not seen any indication from lawmakers or university officials that the state government would intervene...

Students to promote clean DREAM Act on campus

Students to promote clean DREAM Act on campus

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2017


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

Like many young undocumented immigrants, Brenda Rodriguez, a senior women’s studies and Spanish double major, is working to improve her own future. Fortunately, she said, she renewed her Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals work permit before President Donald Trump rescinded the program, which...

Election 2017: Propositions leading, other results too close to call

Election 2017: Propositions leading, other results too close to call

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

City of Pullman Proposition No. 1, for a new City Hall, ended Election Day with a nearly 400-vote lead for approval. The initial vote count saw more than 1,100 votes approve the bond. The rejected side received just under 750 votes. There are still at least a thousand votes left to be counted, meanin...

Second batch of JFK files released

Second batch of JFK files released

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Politics, WSU Tri-Cities

Hundreds more documents related to former U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination were released by the National Archives and Records Administration on Friday, after the initial release of over 2,800 documents on Oct. 26. Following the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection...

Experts explain fake news at Foley Talk

Experts explain fake news at Foley Talk

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Foley invites speakers to educate about Trump’s administration and their relationship with the news. Fake news conspiracies, such as #pizzagate and the traditional media’s role in sorting through viral online information, were the topics of discussion by media experts at a Foley Talk on Tuesday. Porismita...

Candidates increase fundraising

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, Pullman Community

Candidates competing for Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress have collectively raised over $1.5 million, and could bring in millions more if the race draws national attention, as some predict. Incumbent Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers has, by far, raised the most money. According to the Federal...

Pullman residents to vote on ‘Parks and Paths’ Bond

Pullman residents to vote on ‘Parks and Paths’ Bond

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Pullman voters will decide on a replacement bond to improve city parks and pathways when they fill out their ballots. The League of Women Voter’s Pullman chapter held an open house Monday night at Encounter Ministries, which is the location of the other City of Pullman bond, Proposition No. 1. In an unusual move, the nonpartisan group endorsed the bond for ...

Nobel Prize winner speaks about Human Rights at UI symposium

Nobel Prize winner speaks about Human Rights at UI symposium

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Politics

Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi, spoke yesterday at the University of Idaho Pitman Center on tolerance, against the war in the Middle East and women’s rights through an international perspective. She is an Iranian human rights activist and attorney who speaks out against hate and oppression. She rose...

Planned Parenthood faces federal funding risks

Planned Parenthood faces federal funding risks

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Current legislative matters could affect the local Planned Parenthood clinic, which serves many patients who fall under the federal poverty level. Striving to educate the community, local organization Palouse ProActive invited speaker Paul Dillon, director of public affairs for Planned Parenthood...

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