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Ferdinand’s runs out of cheese sooner than expected

DEENA MIGLIAZZO, Evergreen reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Local, News, WSU Pullman campus

Ferdinand’s famous Cougar Gold, Sweet Basil and Natural Cheddar have once again sold out during the holiday season. It is normal for the Cougar Gold Cheese to sell out near December, WSU Creamery Manager John Haugen said, because the cheese is produced and sold on a year-to-year schedule. “We p...

Cougar Safe Rides to run limited schedule next semester

JENNIFER FORSMANN, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


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

The Women’s Resource Center recently held its first trials of a new service to replace Women’s Transit, and will continue the program next semester. After Women’s Transit ceased operations last spring, Women’s Resource Center Director Amy Sharp made it a priority to bring the program back...

Petition to re-instate Performing Arts circulates

Petition to re-instate Performing Arts circulates

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Supporters of Performing Arts circulated a petition on social media to preserve the program. “It is impossible to provide a well-rounded education without a theatre program,” the creator of the petition wrote in a letter to WSU President Kirk Schulz. The petition follows October’s announcement...

Research is for students, too

Research is for students, too

JORDAN KERCHEVAL, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

When Sarah Borgnes realized WSU did not have a pre-physician assistant club, she took matters into her own hands to build the resource she wished she had. Then, she was a freshman. Now a research assistant and senior studying biochemistry with a minor in molecular biology, she has been the president...

Seniors look beyond commencement

Seniors look beyond commencement

YASMEEN WAFAI, BAILEY CAMPBELL, and DEENA MIGLIAZZO

December 8, 2017


Filed under Commencement, News, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Vancouver

Bellevue native prepares for future in finance ASWSU senator, Pi Beta Phi sorority member and orientation counselor are just a few of the titles senior Courtney Crouch has held in her time at WSU. “It’s been absolutely amazing,” Crouch said. “I kind of never want to leave here.” A Be...

Young Democrats protest Congressional tax bill

Young Democrats protest Congressional tax bill

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017


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

A handful of Young Democrats of WSU staged a small demonstration on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall today to protest Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers' "yes" vote on a controversial House tax plan that may impact students. The protesters said the bill would have negative repercussions for many WSU students...

Allsup’s College Republicans reelection disqualified

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU College Republicans members’ vote to reelect James Allsup as its chapter president was voided just a day later due to WSU Registered Student Organization rules. After the vote was concluded at the chapter’s last meeting of the semester on Friday, Allsup made the announcement on Twitter...

Student’s viral tweet brings in more than $80,000

Student’s viral tweet brings in more than $80,000

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Little did WSU sophomore Danni Messina know that her Thanksgiving tweet would go viral, when she said she would help donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. On Nov. 25, Messina posted, “this time of year is about giving — this year, I am giving back to St. Jude & the families who are supp...

First-generation student credits involvement in success

First-generation student credits involvement in success

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

Watching his dad fix up his old MGB roadster as a child inspired senior Alex Svensson to pursue automotive engineering as a career. There was only one problem, his parents didn’t go to college, so he had to figure things out on his own as a first-generation student. In the nation, 89 percent of...

Gaining hands-on experience at the Knott Dairy Center

Gaining hands-on experience at the Knott Dairy Center

JORDAN KERCHEVAL, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

No matter how difficult it might be, Brianna Parmentier’s dream is to become a herdsman at a dairy farm. A herdsman is essentially a manager of a dairy farm, she said. In that career, she would be responsible for checking whether cows are ready to breed, making sure they are fed and keeping employees...

WSU School of Music Director talks life, career

WSU School of Music Director talks life, career

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

Growing up, Greg Yasinitsky had a piano in the front room of his home. His mother thought it was important to have music in the house, he said. Yasinitsky took piano lessons as a child, but felt drawn to another instrument. “I heard saxophone on a record and I thought, ‘That’s it, that’s...

International Student Council elects new leaders

International Student Council elects new leaders

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

The International Student Council elected six new cabinet members that will lead the organization for the rest of the school year. Each applicant made a speech about how they would be the best candidates for their position Wednesday night in the CUB. ISC presidential candidate Ximeng Li ran unopposed...