The Daily Evergreen

New regent brings scientific expertise to board

MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Lura J. Powell, a doctor of science with years of experience in U.S. institutions for research and technology, to the WSU Board of Regents.Powell was appointed on March 10 to fill the position recently vacated by Francois Forgette, a lawyer who served on the ...

Breaking world records for rock-paper-scissors

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 24, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A student project announced Sunday night will gather WSU and Pullman residents to beat the world record for the largest rock-paper-scissors tournament ever played.In addition to attempting to break the record, another goal of the tournament is to raise money for development in technology to help people ...

Building homes with foam

Building homes with foam

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A group of WSU students will help house the homeless with an unusual structural material: foam.Engineering and marketing students make up the company called Mobile Foam, an idea that sprang from a concern about homelessness rates and a requirement to fulfill their senior project, said Chris Routen, a Mob...

ASWSU senate reaching funding limit

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU senate has to tighten down on its budget as it approaches the end of the fiscal year.Amita Jain, the senate finance director, said in a senate meeting Wednesday evening that ASWSU was working with about $6,000 for the remainder of the fiscal year.The ASWSU senate turned down a funding request o...

Of a similar mind; animal rights

BY MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Human brains may have more in common with other those of mammals than people realize, a panel of experts said.The Thomas S. Foley Institute hosted a panel Thursday to discuss the ethics of animal experimentation for research as part of the institute’s Science, Ethics and Public Policy series.Sylvie...

WSU Press remembers Exxon Valdez tragedy

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A new book published by WSU Press puts the tragedy of the Exxon Valdez oil spill 25 years ago into a personal perspective.“Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster" by Angela Day, doctoral candidate in political science at the University of Washington, recounts the incident of th...

Columnist on Colbert

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A Daily Evergreen columnist received national recognition on The Colbert Report Tuesday night for her controversial column about anal sex."Considering the taboo, exploring the road less traveled" was published Feb. 13. Abby Student, junior strategic communication major and Evergreen sex and relations...

TRiO hosts open house to increase engagement

BY KEVIN HERRIMAN | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Attendants of the annual TRiO open house filled Lighty 260X Wednesday to celebrate organization’s contributions to disadvantaged students and keep the future of the program bright.TRiO, a federal organization that assists low-income and first-generation college students, consists of eight separate pr...

Powell/Farmer 2014

Powell/Farmer 2014

BY MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER AND CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporters

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The house of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity rumbled from the cheers of avid supporters as Jared Powell and LaKecia Farmer were announced as the next ASWSU president and vice president Wednesday night.Powell and Farmer thanked everyone who contributed to their victory.“It really was a joint effort with all you guys,” ...

Expert panel breaks down recession causes

Expert panel breaks down recession causes

BY JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A group of WSU students and community members listened Tuesday evening as experts discussed the merits and failures of financial reforms put into place following the 2008 economic crisis.The WSU Foley Institute teamed up with the College of Business to set up a panel of financial experts and delve into th...

Vote. Rock it.

Vote. Rock it.

BY CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The Associated Students of Washington State University concluded the first day of its presidential elections with a jazz-fueled rock show yesterday evening in the CUB Auditorium.At center stage was THE BGP, a Seattle-based trio best known for its performances in the sixth season of America's Got Talent...

Going global

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Students interested in going global will have the opportunity this week to have their questions answered about education abroad.The Global Learning Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the CUE Atrium. WSU advisers and about 20 program providers will be present to address common m...

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