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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

As internet crime and demand for cybersecurity increases, WSU faculty believe a new degree will greatly benefit students.

WSU faculty discuss necessity of cybersecurity degree for fall 2023

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter June 23, 2022

WSU will offer a new cybersecurity degree across its Pullman, Vancouver and Tri-Cities campuses as early as next year. Although it is too early to tell, the university predicts student involvement in...

Palouse Care Network cuts the ribbon on its new location in Pullman at an open house event on June 18.

Palouse Care Network now offers free, low-cost health care in Pullman

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor June 20, 2022

Editor's note: a follow-up article has been published containing more details about Palouse Care Network.  Palouse Care Network opened a second location in Pullman on Monday, creating opportunities...

A successful gut-on-a-chip model will determine whether or not researchers can use microcin to control an infection.

Researchers develop gut-on-a-chip technology to study E. coli, future treatments

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter June 20, 2022

WSU researchers are developing gut-on-a-chip technology to determine why Escherichia coli can be lethal in dogs and humans. Escherichia coli, or E. coli, is a group of bacteria that live in the intestinal...

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden recognized Juneteenth as a national holiday.

WSU honors Juneteenth across campuses

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter June 17, 2022

To honor the first state and federal recognition of Juneteenth National Independence Day as a national holiday, WSU will shut down on Monday.  Juneteenth marks the anniversary of news of the Civil...

After launching a three-year financial recovery plan in 2016, WSU President Kirk Schulz turned a $30 million deficit into a $28 million surplus for the universitys budget.

President Schulz receives $125,000 pay raise for ‘unprecedented’ financial leadership

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor June 16, 2022

Editor’s note: some names have been left out to protect their identity. As of July 1, WSU President Kirk Schulz will receive a 20% increase in his annual base salary – his first pay raise since...

Only about 40% of people in Asian American Pacific Islander communities are able to find a compatible bone marrow match.

Medical students hope to increase donor compatibility for Asian, Pacific Islander communities

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter June 13, 2022

WSU’s Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association partnered with international bone marrow registry Be the Match, hoping to increase the number of Asian American and Pacific Islander people registered...

The pedestrian bridge between Troy Hall and Wegner Hall over Stadium Way remains closed to the public, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022.

WSU set to demolish Troy/Wegner Bridge starting Monday

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor June 9, 2022

The well-known, used and loved Troy/Wegner pedestrian bridge crossing Northeast Stadium Way is set to be demolished starting June 13.  From 2019-2020, the bridge started showing signs of degradation...

Researchers could spend  almost 20 years waiting to release their new cherries, considering seedlings take several years to grow flowers and fruit.

WSU researchers aim to achieve ‘ideal’ cherries with new genetic material

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter June 6, 2022

Within the next ten years, WSU researchers hope to create superior and resilient cherry varieties with genetic material from Sun World International, a private plant breeding company. The goal of this...

Pullman Police officers clear a room during an active shooter drill Oct. 6, 2013, at the Pullman Summit Therapy & Health Services building.

Local police officers, firefighters attend active shooter response training this week

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor May 30, 2022

Local law enforcement, firefighters and Emergency Medical Services staff will practice saving lives in high-risk scenarios at an active shooter response training from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday...

Student navigators will be trained experts in the community, helping establish relationships and teach students about local organizations.

New grant helps WSU students gain access to food, housing

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter May 27, 2022

The Washington Student Achievement Council grant will fund initiatives meant to help students deal with food security and housing issues. “The purpose of the grant is to try to address the fundamental...

Academic student employees march toward WSU Pullmans French Administration Building to present their petition to the administration at a rally, May 4.

1,600 student employees create ‘meaningful change’ after filing petition to unionize

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor May 23, 2022

On May 4, more than 100 academic student employees marched to the French Administration Building with their petition, hoping to unionize and take ownership of their work.  Raising posters that said,...

WSU will increase tuition rates by 2.4%, the maximum amount allowed by law, to stabilize the universitys budget amid rising inflation and declining enrollment.

Board of Regents justifies 2.4% tuition increase

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor May 12, 2022

The Board of Regents voted unanimously on May 6 to increase tuition by 2.4% for the 2022-23 academic year for undergraduate and graduate students.  Increasing tuition rates by the maximum amount allowed...

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