The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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

Students walk across Glenn Terrell Mall, where different campus groups often table or hold demonstrations.

Students react to WSU’s free speech ranking

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer October 22, 2021

WSU ranked No. 74 in a recent free speech survey of 159 higher education institutions. RealClearEducation, an organization advocating for free speech on college campuses, surveyed roughly 37,000 students...

ASWSU senators vote on campus-related issues and decide how to move forward during a meeting in the Compton Union Building.

ASWSU works to fill open senate position

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

Two applicants applied for the open ASWSU Murrow College senator position after Sean Doster resigned several weeks ago.  Doster, senior strategic communications major, said he resigned because he is...

Pullman School Districts shortage is a product of the ongoing pandemic, said Joe Thornton, PSD director of operations.

School district, Pullman Transit experience bus driver shortage

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

Both Pullman Transit and the Pullman School District are experiencing a shortage of bus drivers, causing more work for other drivers and dispatchers. The school district's shortage is a product of the...

It is almost Halloweek, and if past years are any indication, Pullman and WSU police officers will have their hands full of crimes and costumes.

Police anticipate alcohol-related offenses during Halloween season

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

As Halloween approaches, the WSU and Pullman Police departments are preparing for a possible increase in crime rates. Many crimes occurring during Halloween are typically alcohol-related. Pullman PD...

Nick Rolovich was fired from his position as head football coach on Monday.

Former head coach Nick Rolovich sues WSU for wrongful termination

ALEX MCCOLLUM and EMMA LEDBETTER October 20, 2021

Nick Rolovich is suing WSU for wrongful termination after he was fired from his position as head football coach Monday for not complying with Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for state employees. Rolovich...

WSU to require proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 test for gatherings

WSU to require proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 test for gatherings

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2021

WSU announced Tuesday that all on-campus gatherings will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result 72 hours before the event.  These requirements will be enforced starting Nov....

Nick Rolovich was fired from his position as head football coach on Monday.

Students react to Rolovich ousting

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2021

WSU students are mostly supportive of the university’s decision to fire head football coach Nick Rolovich and four assistant coaches on Monday for refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Monday marked...

Mental health counselor Sabrina Votava gives a flash talk about suicide prevention and learning how to help someone in crisis.

WSU hosts fair promoting safety, health, security 

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2021

The Safety, Health, and Security Fair started its week-long in-person and online events, sharing advice and resources about building a safe and happy life. Each day has a different theme, including...

People who are interested can complete a survey about climate change and how they think it will impact the local community.

Citizens encouraged to complete climate change survey

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer October 18, 2021

Citizen’s Climate Lobby of the Palouse is spreading awareness about climate change by encouraging the community to participate in the Pullman Climate Change Survey, which is open to the public through...

Chemistry 105 TA Cassandra McElroen stands outside a lab room Thursday afternoon in Fulmer Hall.

‘It’s fun to learn, but it’s also just fun to be a part of something’

KAITLYNN LOHMANN, Evergreen reporter October 18, 2021

Senior zoology major Cassandra McElroen became a Chemistry 105 teaching assistant this semester because she enjoys helping people and wants to provide students with a better understanding of the material.  “I...

WSU students sit in the Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Center in the Compton Union Building.

Stop Asian Hate movement reconstructs media’s coverage of minority groups

PRESTON LAWRENCE, Evergreen reporter October 15, 2021

Media coverage has focused more on issues impacting the Asian American and Pacific Islander community following the shooting of six Asian women in March and other hate crimes toward this group. “There’s...

UREC lifeguard Madison Grey holds up a pumpkin Wednesday evening in the Student Recreation Center pool.

UREC supplies students with squashes

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter October 15, 2021

University Recreation hosted its fourth annual AquaPatch event at the Student Recreation Center pool Wednesday evening. AquaPatch is an opportunity for students to go for a swim and pick one of nearly...

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