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Leaders focus on academics, university fees

Leaders focus on academics, university fees

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem announced a 100-day plan last week, outlining 10 goals for their administration to accomplish as they begin their time in office. Goal number three calls for the creation of a fiscal health plan in regards to student fees. This,...

Wolf researcher resigns in settlement with WSU

Wolf researcher resigns in settlement with WSU

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Pullman Community, Research, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Robert Wielgus, the wolf researcher in the center of a conflict with the university over his work, has reached a settlement with WSU resulting in his resignation on Monday. Wielgus will receive $300,000 as a part of the settlement, according to a news release from the Public Employees for Environmental...

Fall victim identified as WSU graduate

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

Officials have identified the body of a fallen hiker at Palouse Falls as a recent WSU graduate. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 26-year-old Noble Stoneman, according to The Spokesman-Review. Stoneman graduated during the May 5 commencement ceremony. Stoneman fell into...

ASWSU leaders begin new term

ASWSU leaders begin new term

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President Savannah Rogers and ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem began their terms Saturday evening, taking the helm as the leaders of WSU’s student body. Rogers and Parchem started their year in the highest offices of undergraduate student government after former President Jordan Frost and...

WSU audit finds mismanagement in athletics complimentary ticket sales

WSU audit finds mismanagement in athletics complimentary ticket sales

DYLAN GREENE and REBECCA WHITE

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

An internal audit of WSU Athletics’ 2016 football ticket sales revealed inflation to home football game attendance and potential violations of state law. The purpose of the audit was to investigate complimentary tickets given out for a home game against University of Arizona on Nov. 5, 2016. Audi...

Seattle man stabbed at Willow Place Apartments over weekend

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2018


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

An unknown suspect allegedly stabbed a 19-year-old Seattle man, who is not a WSU student, in the chest during a confrontation Friday night at the Willow Place Apartments. Pullman Police received two calls just before 8 p.m. Friday night, Pullman PD Cmdr. Chris Tennant said. One call came from some...

Engineering students showcase capstone tech

Engineering students showcase capstone tech

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reportere

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

WSU engineering students showcased their capstone projects that ranged from miniature airplanes to medical devices in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center on Friday. Tyrell Turner, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, said he and his team members have been working on creating a mechanical tree....

Regents to address $67 million athletics deficit

Regents to address $67 million athletics deficit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2018


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

WSU estimated the cumulative deficit facing athletics will be $67 million at the end of the 2018 fiscal year, according to WSU Board of Regents documents. The information was made public due to a new state law that requires regents of the state’s colleges and universities to approve their annual athletic...

Former College Republican president sparks on-campus protest

Former College Republican president sparks on-campus protest

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen assistant news editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

James Allsup, former WSU College Republican president, sparked protests on campus when he appeared at a College Republican tabling event. Allsup stepped down as president of the WSU chapter of College Republicans and from his state position last year after he participated in the “Unite the Right”...

TEDx speaker discusses power of forgiveness

SANG JUNG, EVERGREEN REPORTER

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Erin Jones, independent education and systems consultant and former candidate for Washington superintendent of public instruction, discussed the connection between leadership and forgiveness in an on-campus TEDx Talk on Friday. “Each of you is a leader in your own way,” Jones said, “and right...

S&A committee works to reduce requests

S&A committee works to reduce requests

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The Services & Activities Fee Committee is working to lessen WSU athletics’ reliance on S&A fees by cutting its allotment by 12.5 percent. Athletics joined a number of other university groups in receiving a cut to its request from the committee earlier this month. Kleffner said the committee...

Organizations experience S&A funding decrease as staff costs rise

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Most groups received a cut to their services and activities fees request for the 2018-19 academic year after the S&A Committee decided on a 2.5-percent blanket cut in an effort to reduce student fees. Health & Wellness Services is among the groups that received this cut, amounting to $8,000...

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