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Boren Scholarship sends students overseas

From staff reports

May 4, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Studying abroad can be expensive. But thanks to the Boren Scholarship, a Washington State University student will be leaving the country without breaking the bank.“We’ve been very successful in having at least one student win every year,” said Sarah Ann Hones, director of distinguished scholars...

Giving back with a new scholarship

ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Mary Alice Hall-Vaughn, a Washington teacher known for her passion in the classroom, lost her battle with liver cancer last year.Starting in the fall of 2015, Washington State University’s College of Education will offer an endowed scholarship in her memory.Mary Alice’s son Joe Vaughn, a WSU senior, said his fathe...

WSU students take home three prestigious scholarships

Cody Cottier | Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Two WSU students, Justin Niedermeyer and Seth Schneider, recently received Barry M. Goldwater scholarships, and a third student, Angela Rocchi, received an honorable mention.Created by Congress in 1986 in honor of the U.S. Senator from Arizona, Goldwater scholarships are annual, merit-based awards gi...

New app will help with greek recruitment

New app will help with greek recruitment

FROM STAFF REPORTS

May 1, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Bigs, littles, brothers, sisters, bids, rituals and initiations - words frequently spoken in the subculture of Greek life. While they may have no meaning to some, these words mean everything to those who hold true to the traditional lifestyle honored by its members.As the semester comes to a close, WSU...

Roberto the Robot to greet incoming students

SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A small, arm-waving mechanical greeter will welcome incoming freshmen attending Alive! orientation this summer at Washington State University.Built over two years by a couple groups of students, Roberto the Robot uses a Microsoft Kinect sensor to mimic arm movements, track bodies with his LED eye, and ...

WSU develops STD test

BY SARAH SHANNON | Evergreen contributor

April 30, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Researchers at Washington State University developed a diagnostic test for the most common non-viral sexually transmitted disease in the United States and the world.John F. Alderete, the principle investigator and a professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences, is researching Trichomonas vaginal...

ASWSU selects next year’s staff

JONATHAN CARRIGAN | Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU 45th Senate made final preparations for the 2015-2016 academic year, voting on a new executive staff and senate pro-tempore.Last week, president-elect Adam Crouch and vice president-elect Kyle Geiger introduced 17 individuals chosen for next year’s executive staff to the Senate. The two later...

Progress for young palates

ALI SMITH | Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Imagine a culinary student who couldn’t taste their food.This is the same frustration faced by undergraduate viticulture students of Washington State University’s School of Wine Business Management.With the legal drinking age set at 21, all viticulture students under the legal limit were unable to ...

WSU and Title IX: A history

ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, WSU Pullman campus

In the midst of a pending Title IX investigation, Washington State University has worked to improve its handling of sexual assault cases in a way that is more fair and educational for its students.In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights notified WSU it was being inve...

Step-by-step: seeking medical care after a sexual assault

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 29, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, WSU Pullman campus

After a sexual assault, seeking immediate medical attention can be necessary.“There’s quite a few (health) concerns as far as being sexually assaulted,” said Jennifer Dalton, Nurse Manager for Health & Wellness Services.One medical concern relates to the physical aspect of sexual assault, such ...

University policy for sexual assault emphasizes an educational outcome

University policy for sexual  assault emphasizes an educational outcome

MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, WSU Pullman campus

As the prevalence of sexual assault culture continues to gain face among college campuses across America, institutions such as Washington State University are always on the move to keep up with effective policy and procedure.Under the federal statute of the Clery Act and Title IX of the Education Am...

Police procedure focuses on sexual assault victim safety

Police procedure focuses on sexual assault victim safety

MICHELLE FREDRICKSON | Evergreen editor-in-chief

April 29, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, WSU Pullman campus

Summer is just around the corner, and this summer might mean more potential for crime, including sexual violence."Most assaults are being committed by young people between the ages of 18-24," said Pullman Police Commander Chris Tennant. "You remove those people and all types of crime go down."Sexual ...

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