The Daily Evergreen

Twelve days until Zoe Underground, Interfaith House to be evicted from WSU’s campus

BY MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER AND MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporters

April 18, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Zoe Underground and the Interfaith House, both leasers of a historic building on the north end of campus, have received notices to evict the building by the end of April.The current owner, Synod of Alaska-Northwest, is a Presbyterian oversight council that manages religious institutions across the Pacific North...

New task forces for branch campuses

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 17, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU President Elson S. Floyd and Interim Provost Dan Bernardo recently approved the creation of two new task forces to evaluate and improve current academic and administrative systems at WSU branch campuses."We are a broad-reaching research and land-grant institution with multiple locations, so the goal is, how do we plan in...

ASWSU to cease substantive bills

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 17, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU announced that no substantive bills will likely be passed this semester in a meeting Wednesday.Now that the end of spring semester is only a few weeks away, the senate is expediting bylaw modifications for the incoming 44th senate.“It’s pretty normal for senates to ramp up bills and agendas ...

Shark soup discussions on the menu for animal welfare forum

Shark soup discussions on the menu for animal welfare forum

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The ethics of shark fin soup and the issue of animal welfare were called into question last night.More than a dozen WSU students attended a public forum organized by the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) yesterday to discuss issues associated with animal wellbeing, from local and global angles.  “G...

Taking selfies with strangers to learn more

From staff reports

April 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Four WSU students have begun a week-long campaign that challenges others to snap pictures of themselves with complete strangers.Through various social media, the creators of the Selfies with a Stranger campaign ask fellow students to leave their comfort zones and interact with people they might other...

Standing silent

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

They stood hand-in-hand, their mouths duct-taped shut while wearing shirts decorated with words such as “queer” or “faggot” on one side, “yes I am” on the other.On Friday, four WSU students protested outside the CUB in recognition of the Day of Silence, an annual nationwide demonstration aga...

New ways to pay for parking introduced

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Transportation Services will offer annual campus parking permit renewals again on April 15, according to a press release.Current eligible annual permit holders will receive an e-mail directing them to the Transportation Services website for renewal.For the 2014-2015 year, annual permit prices will...

Clean tech building named for PACCAR

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The College of Engineering and Architecture building that began construction earlier last month will be named in recognition of its major donor, PACCAR.PACCAR, a company that manufactures medium to heavy-duty trucks, donated an undisclosed amount to make the building possible.“It fits well with our i...

Students propose solutions for problems far from home

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Groups of WSU students came together and competed to solve a problem and save lives as far away as Bangladesh.Participants in the Global Case Competition presented to judges their solution to reduce arsenic intake in target communities in the Satkhira district in southwest Bangladesh to toxicologically ...

making halls feel like home for Mom

making halls feel like home for Mom

BY SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

As Mom’s Weekend approaches, residence halls around campus gear up for the festivities.From brunches to dances, many residence halls have traditional activities that aim to make the weekend fun and memorable for students and their moms.“We hope that residents and moms will walk away from the weekend fe...

Supporting dreams on the radio

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Two students work together to answer questions about higher education for the Latino and Hispanic communities through an independent radio program.A Spanish-speaking radio program, called “WSU Conectándote!” or “Get Connected with WSU!” is put on by WSU students and reaches Latino and Hispanic...

Work and play

BY NOHELANI QUIGTAR | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Every Friday in the International Center, Mark Bordsen rolls in with a suitcase full of board games and a crowd of students not too far behind.Mark Bordsen is the game facilitator for the English with Board Games Program and volunteers his time to bring a variety of different games for students to play...

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