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Fraternity member died early Tuesday morning

Fraternity member died early Tuesday morning

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

The Pullman Police Department have launched an investigation into the death of an Alpha Tau Omega fraternity member. Police Chief Gary Jenkins identified the member as 19-year old freshman Samuel Martinez, according to the latest press release. According to the Pullman PD press release, officers...

Gamers prepare for tournament

Gamers prepare for tournament

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

Esports Rocket League A team to represent WSU in New York for gaming event

Helping on the hardwood

Helping on the hardwood

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

Isaac Nelson, a Ti-Cities, Washington native, was in a laundromat in Las Vegas doing exactly what one would expect: laundry. Nelson, a fifth-year senior agricultural technology and production management major, was not doing his own laundry. He was doing the laundry for 11 college-aged women. Nelson...

GIESORC holds inclusive fashion show

GIESORC holds inclusive fashion show

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

*This article was updated to correct that GPSA and Gamma Iota Omicron Fraternity, Inc. helped with the Fashion & Drag Show: United We Are Stronger. The article was also updated to include that Gamma Iota Omicron Fraternity, Inc. contributed to the funding of the show. GIESORC will host Fashion ...

Mental Health First Aid available for students, staff

Mental Health First Aid available for students, staff

SHANEL HAYNES, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

WSU Cougar Health Services offers a mental health training program that is free for students. Mental Health First Aid is a training program like first aid and CPR training said Nikita Alimohammad, WSU Health Promotion Specialist and primary facilitator for the Mental Health First Aid training. She...

Improvements coming to myWSU login system

Improvements coming to myWSU login system

SOLEN AREF, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

The WSU Information Technology Services will implement a new multi-factor authentication system starting Dec. 19. to login to myWSU. Jacqueline Southwick, ITS communication manager, said the new system will be used to increase the safety of students, faculty and staff using myWSU services and reduce...

Students celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Students celebrate Native American Heritage Month

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

*This article was updated to include all the groups that collaborated to hold the event. A documentary called "The Blackfeet Flood," about a 1964 flood in the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana, will be shown at 5:30 p.m. in Goertzen 21, which is one of the events held in honor of...

Professor addresses biology of political division

Professor addresses biology of political division

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

With such strong divisions existing between conservative and liberal ideologies, what makes people from these two political tribes so different? A Foley speaker suggests Trump conservatives can be differentiated by an underlying desire for security and protection from outsiders. John Hibbing, professor...

Panel of leaders share stories

Panel of leaders share stories

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

Five WSU women faculty members shared personal stories about their career experiences during the Association for Faculty Women’s Pathways to Leadership: Women Leaders and their Stories event Tuesday night at Avery Hall. Anne Cox, AFW president and associate professor of kinesiology, said the event...

Director retires after 18 years of work with students

Director retires after 18 years of work with students

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

Associate athletic director Jerry Pastore will retire on Friday after serving at WSU for 18 years. Senior associate athletic director Sunday Henry said Pastore’s retirement will leave a void in the athletic department. “It’s such a bittersweet retirement because no matter how ready you are...

WSU sees higher student voter turnout

WSU sees higher student voter turnout

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

WSU saw over a 20 percent increase in student voting last year compared to 2014 according to a study from the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education. In 2014, 18.7 percent of students voted compared to 41.5 percent in 2018, according to the study. This is an increase of over 6,000 students at...

University increases campus recycling efforts

University increases campus recycling efforts

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

WSU waste management invested about $4,000 in new recycling signs around campus to specify what items can be recycled or not in an effort to decrease contamination. Rick Finch, manager of WSU waste management, said the goal is to keep the recycling program sustainable. The recycling markets around...

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