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Raptors descend on Pullman for Mom’s Weekend

From staff reports

April 10, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s Raptor Club will hold its annual Mom’s Weekend Silent Auction in Butch’s Den (CUB L60) on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.The auction will feature jewelry, artwork, handbags, wine baskets, and gift certificates. All items are donated from local businesses and individuals.Nickol Finch,...

Abelson invites Cougs and moms to tour the jungle

From staff reports

April 10, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

April showers bring May flowers, and on Friday students and their mothers are invited to stroll around the Abelson Greenhouse. Open from 2 - 5 p.m., visitors can expect to experience an indoor jungle as they observe tropical, subtropical and aquatic plants.Charles Cody, a scientific assistant in WSU’s ...

Local innovation for global problems

From staff reports

April 10, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Five finalist teams will compete to solve the problem of plastic waste in Manaus, Brazil at the Fifth annual Global Case Competition on Friday.The competition is sponsored by WSU’s International Programs (IP) and will be held in Todd Hall 216 at 3:30 p.m. An award ceremony and catered reception will...

Gals get grilling

Gals get grilling

ALI SMITH | Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2015


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

Free food, music and fun for Cougar moms will draw hungry bellies and happy families to the front lawn of Streit/Perham this Saturday.Streit/Perham will be hosting a Mom’s Weekend barbecue Saturday from 12 - 2 p.m. The event is open to the public and is sponsored by the Washington State University ...

Bidding on baskets

From staff reports

April 10, 2015


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

Alpha Ro Chi will host the White Rose Silent Auction this Sunday at noon.The fraternity of architecture and allied arts, hosts this annual Mom’s Weekend auction as a fundraiser for future events and charity efforts benefiting the WSU community. Mom’s Weekend happens to coincide with the chapter’s f...

Honoring Dina Williamson

ALI SMITH | Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Two hundred students, family members and staff dressed in black gathered on Glenn Terrell Mall Thursday evening. They held candles and flowers in their hands while giving hugs and remembering their beloved Dina.Dina Williamson, 28, died in a car accident Saturday night. She was a graduate student at the School ...

‘It’s not worth it’

‘It’s not worth it’

BY HANNAH RAY LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2015


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

The Pullman Police Department is in the midst of a two-week campaign to dial in on texting drivers.The “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” campaign, which runs through April 15, includes high visibility enforcement efforts in which officers “try to flood a small (geographical) area,” Pullman Police Cmdr. C...

WSU alumna promotes equality in engineering education

WSU alumna promotes equality in engineering education

From staff reports

April 9, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

In 1978, Amy Freeman was a freshman at Washington State University studying as a construction management major in classrooms dominated by white male students. Thirty-seven years later, she would revolutionize the culture of women in education.Freeman was awarded the 2015 Council of College Multicultur...

Light of the studio: Remembering a wife, mother and friend

ALI SMITH

April 8, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

“She’s just a person with who it did not matter what was thrown at her. She grabbed on to it with enthusiasm, energy and spirit,” said Phil Gruen, interim director of the School of Design and Construction, about Dina Williamson.Williamson, 28, was a mother, wife and student at Washington State ...

Down voting Yik Yak

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

According to student-led groups and organizations such as Wake Up WSU, ASWSU and the Panhellenic Council, anonymous social media platforms are toxic to the well-being of every student on Washington State University’s campus.Allegations from Wake Up WSU suggested Yik Yak is a major cause of recent tensions...

Infant found dead in Steptoe Village apartment complex

From staff reports

April 8, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community

A 4-month-old child died on Saturday at the Steptoe Village apartment complex.The police reported the death appeared to be unintentional, and the infant died from affiliation of a foreign object.One parent is a student at Washington State University, and the parents’ relationship to the death is unc...

Bill for sexual assault prevention proposed by Senate

ALI SMITH |The Daily Evergreen

April 7, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

One in five female students will report they have been sexually assaulted while in college, and the state Legislature wants to change that.State Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles proposed Washington State Senate Bill 5518, which aims to decrease the number of sexual assault cases occurring on college campus...

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