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Colleges to keep sex crime stats under new federal laws

From staff reports

June 18, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Colleges in the U.S. will be required to keep statistics on dating violence, domestic violence and stalking – in addition to currently maintained statistics on sexual assault  if the Obama administration finalizes proposed changes to the Clery Act.The announcement came June 19 from the Department of Ed...

Greek life to get new administrative support

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU is adding new positions at the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life: one director and two assistant directors.WSU President Elson S. Floyd saw a need to better serve the members of fraternities and sororities on campus, said Dean of Students Melynda Huskey, who is overseeing the hiring process...

WSU cuts clothing contract after push for sweatshop workers

WSU cuts clothing contract after push for sweatshop workers

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

After nine months of campaigning, the United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) at WSU have claimed a victory for their “End Deathtraps” campaign.The goal of the “End Deathtraps” campaign is to pressure college-logo apparel brands to sign the Bangladesh Safety Accord.“When we started this campaig...

Task force assembled for campus tobacco ban

HEATHER MORSE | Evergreen reporter

June 4, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

It remains undetermined whether WSU will ban tobacco use on the Pullman campus.Following a referendum that went to vote during the ASWSU elections in March, WSU assembled a task force of about 10 administrators responsible for implementing policies to support a tobacco-free campus.The ban is intended to en...

Magazines linked to unwanted sexual behavior, WSU study finds

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

June 4, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Men who read magazines like Maxim and Men's Health are more likely than others to engage in unwanted sexual behavior, according to a recent study by WSU researchers.Published in The Journal of Sex Research, the study involved a survey of 313 college students, primarily freshmen, who were asked about th...

New WSU administrator to oversee ethics, compliance

MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen news editor

May 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU has narrowed down its search for a new administrative position that will oversee university matters regarding ethics and legal compliance.The chief compliance and ethics officer will be charged with coordinating how the university complies with a wide range of regulations, including Title IX, the Americans ...

Angel on its way out

HEATHER MORSE | Evergreen reporter

May 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The learning management system begrudged by WSU students and administrators, Angel, has been slated for replacement by the start of the 2015 spring semester.“The committee felt that overwhelmingly the university would like to move to a system that is more modern,” said Christopher Coons, a member of the c...

Child rape suspect deemed fit for trial

From staff reports

May 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A former Pullman man accused of child rape has been deemed fit to stand trial after undergoing a mental evaluation.Richard Devaney is charged with first-degree and second-degree child rape for alleged sexual assaults that occurred in Pullman.Devaney appeared in Whitman County Superior court on May 23 after his mental...

WSU becomes ‘StormReady’

From staff reports

May 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU was designated this week as a “StormReady” university by officials of the National Weather Service.The StormReady label recognizes communities that use heightened infrastructure and systems to save lives and protect property during instances of severe weather.The university received its StormR...

WSU names own apple breed

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

May 22, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers have brought their own apple breed one step closer to the market by giving it a name: Cosmic Crisp.The apple, originally designated WA 38, was named Wednesday following an extensive name-choosing process led by Carolyn Ross, an associate professor in the WSU School of Food Science.“I think...

Colorado Street to be reduced to one lane

From staff reports

May 21, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Traffic will be restricted to one lane on Colorado Street Tuesday, May 27, during construction at North Plaza between Bohler Athletic Complex and Hollingbery Field House.The construction is related to the Football Operations Building that has been under constructionbetween Martin Stadium and the socc...

WSU anthropologist digs into ancient DNA

HEATHER MORSE | Evergreen reporter

May 21, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU molecular anthropologist Brian Kemp is digging deep into the DNA of a pre-historic Native American to find links between the genetics of the earliest humans and modern humans of America.Kemp, an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, has conducted projects that help with Native Americ...

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