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University and community offer resources

HANNAH STREET | Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2015


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

For an individual who has experienced a traumatic occurrence, the take-back of power starts with deciding where to turn for support. Some resources are confidential, and others are required to disclose information to superiors. All offer different types of support for victims.Confidential ResourcesMedi...

WSU: Education is the best defense against a sexual assault culture

WSU: Education is the best defense against a sexual assault culture

ALI SMITH | Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2015


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

When it comes to sexual assault, Washington State University and the Pullman community have many avenues for programming and prevention efforts.In recent years, the University has made changes to its disciplinary process, said Dean of Students Melynda Huskey. This includes better assistance programs for assa...

Making sweatshops sweat

CODY COTTIER | The Daily Evergreen

April 28, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) recently hosted a conversation via Google Hangouts with workers who sew Cougar apparel in the Dominican Republic town of Villa Altagracia.The factory that they work in, Alta Gracia, is among the few collegiate apparel factories to provide their workers wit...

Police roundup: Increased patrols, increased alcohol-related arrests

From staff reports

April 27, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Pullman Community

Several Pullman residents were arrested over the weekend, many of whom were minors.Between Friday and Saturday, 20 people were arrested for various offenses, most of which were alcohol related.The arrests happened during a time of heightened police presence in Pullman as a part of the Target Zero in...

Back to the roots of science, exploring nature in the Palouse

Back to the roots of science, exploring nature in the Palouse

CODY COTTIER | Evergreen reporter

April 27, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A young boy crouches in a field to sniff a dandelion. A small girl in a polka dot coat giggles as a frog hops up her arm.In an effort to get the public engaged in nature and science, the Biology Graduate Student Association (BGSA) hosted their Palouse Outdoor Science Day at Virgil Phillips Farm Park, five mile...

Continuing discussion on civil rights, gay marriage

Ali Smith | The Daily Evergreen

April 27, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Gay marriage may be legal in Washington, but the discussion is far from over.Alison Gash, assistant political science professor at the University of Oregon, spoke for the Foley Institute Thursday afternoon about Gay Marriage Equality and the implications of court rulings. Specifically, Gash presented...

Local churches wrap up Civic Engagement Week with service projects

From staff reports

April 27, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community

Palouse churches hoped to make the Pullman community a little stronger last weekend.Ten churches around the Palouse participated in an event called ServeFest. It is a celebration of service, and will highlight the importance of helping those in need.Derek Murphy, ServeFest director, said a variety of commun...

Target Zero

MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | The Daily Evergreen

April 24, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Zero traffic deaths or serious injuries on the road by the year 2030. The state of Washington set that ambitious goal about 15 years.The initiative is called “Target Zero” and since its inception, traffic deaths and serious injuries have gone down by the hundreds.“To some extent, when you deal with a service industr...

Lawn pong benefit for ailing WSU student

From staff reports

April 24, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The men of Beta Theta Pi are hosting a massive pong competition on the lawn of their chapter house in honor of sophomore member Brian Gurney tomorrow morning.Gurney suffered an injury while hiking last August and has been in a coma since the accident. His fraternity brothers immediately started a campaig...

Prestigious award goes to WSU professor

CODY COTTIER | Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Von P. Walden, a professor and researcher in the department of civil and environmental engineering at Washington State, was recently awarded the 2015 U.S. Fulbright Arctic Chair in Norway.One of the most prestigious grant programs in the world, the goal of the Fulbright Program is to enhance interna...

Leadership awards

SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

At the closest thing to the annual White House Correspondent’s dinner to be found in Pullman, students clad in shirt and tie gathered to applaud this year’s winners of the President’s Award for Leadership.After a short reception in the CUB Senior Ballroom, student and faculty leaders received awards for th...

Artificial Humanity

Artificial Humanity

SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Siri and Cortana may be joined in the future by much more intelligent companions.Interdisciplinary graduate student Antonia Bodley defended her dissertation, called “The Android and our Cyber Selves,” Tuesday afternoon in the Foley Speaker’s Room in Bryan Hall.Bodley discussed android theory, her...

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