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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 ...

Grad students get voice on campus tobacco ban

From staff reports

August 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Graduate students will soon have the opportunity to voice their opinions about WSU Pullman becoming a tobacco-free campus following ASWSU’s first meeting of the fall semester.Following a referendum that went to vote during the ASWSU elections in March, WSU assembled a task force of about 10 administ...

The band marches on: New director seeks change, tradition

BY ALYSHA DAVIS | Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A self-proclaimed “sports-a-holic,” Troy Bennefield said he’s lucky to share his passion for music on the field and on the court.Bennefield, the new director of the Cougar Marching Band, has taken the place of Don Hower, who retired after nearly 25 years at WSU.“Everything we do, we do to be gr...

Prof talks ‘epic fails,’ college success

BY ANDREW BRADDOCK | Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

An author and professor from the University of Mississippi spoke Tuesday in the CUB about his “owner’s manual” for students who want to avoid “epic-fail” blunders in their time at college.Kenneth Sufka lead WSU faculty and staff through evidence-based strategies from his book, “The A Gam...

Supercomputing ages ‘like fine wine’

BY LANCE LIJEWSKI | Assistant news editor

August 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Major League Baseball, potential cures for cancer and internet search engines all have something in common. They are influenced by big data and its application in analytics.WSU alumnus Peter Ungaro, who graduated in 1990, spoke about this influence and more during a lecture titled “Fusion of Supercomputing...

M.E.Ch.A. connects students to Latino culture

M.E.Ch.A. connects students to Latino culture

BY ALYSHA DAVIS | Evergreen reporter

August 26, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

One WSU club promotes awareness about Chicano/a and Latino/a culture through social work and community involvement.Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A), a national student-run organization has branches at college campuses across the U.S. Chapters from across the Pacific Northwest meet...

Greek advising center brings on new staff

From staff reports

August 26, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

For 20 years the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life (CFSL) operated with only two full-time advising staff members. That changed this semester as the center hired two new assistant directors.“A lack of staff made a really big difference in how we could have a positive impact with the community,...

Clubs build conexiones at CUB tabling event

Clubs build conexiones at CUB tabling event

BY JONATHAN CARRIGAN | Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

New multicultural students were given a chance to become familiar with the different organizations and services available to them Sunday at CONEXION, an event hosted by the Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS).The event brought together numerous student organizations – some affiliated wi...

A time-honored tradition of welcoming Cougs

BY ALYSHA DAVIS | Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU kicked off the 2014-15 school year by officially welcoming a class of new students with the this year’s Convocation.Convocation, which took place Friday in Beasley Coliseum, is a long-standing tradition in which faculty, students and families come together to mark the start of a new academic year.W...

WSU introduces ‘all you care to enjoy’ dining option

From staff reports

August 22, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

PULLMAN – Starting on Monday, Northside Cafe will offer an “all you care to enjoy” eating option that includes a variety of entrees, desserts, beverages and salad bar items – all under one price.The service, called “The Den,” will be housed in the former location of the Cougar Athletic T...

On-campus tutors help students through classes

On-campus tutors help students through classes

MICHELLE CHAN | Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

When it comes to academics and study habits, many incoming students find the transition from high school to college difficult.Although students might struggle at first, many groups on campus offer services geared toward helping students reach their potential through tutoring services, writing assistan...

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