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‘It’s not about hating the cops’: Cougs rally for Ferguson

BY HANNAH RAY LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Posters bearing the phrases “I am unarmed” and “Stop killing our black young men” dotted the Glenn Terrell Mall this weekend as more than 100 students, faculty and community members stood together to raise awareness about the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.WSU senior Drew...

WSU seniors revive chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI | Assistant news editor

September 5, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Phi Sigma Kappa’s legacy at WSU ended in 2005 due to low membership and financial difficulties. That is expected to change this year as Nate Griggs and other leadership-minded students work to revive the fraternity chapter.“I moved here a year ago and started studying at the school,” said Griggs, a ...

WSU recognized as veteran-friendly

BY STEFFEN STROUP | Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s recently established Student Veterans Center received recognition from the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Wednesday for the resources it offers to those who serve.WDVA partners with universities to help support student veterans, increase awareness of programs and provide servic...

ASWSU appoints 2 freshman delegates

ASWSU appoints 2 freshman delegates

From staff reports

September 4, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Senate elected two freshman delegates Tuesday to represent the class of 2018.Colleen McMahon and Robert Kobza were chosen from seven candidates.McMahon, a freshman business major, was involved in student government all four years of high school, and served as student body president during her se...

The Red Zone: Early-semester sexual violence

The Red Zone: Early-semester sexual violence

BY SARAH STEGER | Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

For incoming students, the first six weeks on campus are the most dangerous. It's during this time — which colleges across the country call “the Red Zone” — that sexual assault is at its most prevalent.The Red Zone typically refers to the period from the start of classes until Thanksgiving break.“We...

New RSO funding policies in the works

BY JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

This week ASWSU began work on the new rules under which some student groups will receive the lifeblood of their organization: funding.Service & Activities (S&A) fees are allocated by a committee of university administrators, student leaders and advisers for registered student organizations (RSOs). During...

Skip the lines: WSU launches app for faster food, funds

From staff reports

September 3, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A new app could help students avoid long food lines between classes and order on-campus dining options for delivery.The app, called GET, features two sections: GET Food and GET Funds. Students and faculty can order food for pick-up at locations across campus, or manage their RDA and Cougar Cash accou...

Sigma Tau Gamma starts WSU chapter

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI | Assistant news editor

September 3, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A fraternity with roots in World War I is the latest to expand with a WSU chapter.Sigma Tau Gamma, founded in 1920, is working with the university to establish a provisional chapter by the end of the month. The fraternity is recruiting members according to its stated values, which stemmed from the wart...

History prof talks trash

From staff reports

September 2, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

In keeping with the theme of the Common Reading book, a WSU history professor will explain how trash serves as a window into the past.Ken Faunce will deliver the first of this year's Common Reading lectures Tuesday in room 203 of the CUE.The presentation, titled “One Person’s Trash is Another’s T...

Fair teaches ‘going global’ on Terrell Mall

From staff reports

September 2, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Students looking to get out of the country can learn about their options Wednesday at WSU's Global Learning Fair.The fair, which is hosted each year by the Office of International Programs, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Terrell Mall.Students will have the opportunity to learn from facu...

Color run supports Alzheimer’s research

From staff reports

September 2, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s chapter of the Sigma Kappa sorority will host a 3-kilometer color run Saturday to support Alzheimer’s research.The Ultra Violet Color Me Run will start at 11 a.m. in the parking lot on Valley Road across from the Student Recreation Center.Registration costs $15 per person or $70 for a group o...

On-campus banquet to support mudslide victims

On-campus banquet to support mudslide victims

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI | Assistant news editor

August 29, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A banquet on the WSU campus will provide additional support for those impacted by the mudslide that took lives and land this year in Snohomish County.The March 22 landslide in Oso, just off Highway 530, killed 43 people and destroyed many homes. Since then, a group of interns from WSU has worked to ...

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