The Daily Evergreen

Students tweeting for change

By Zack Briggs | Evergreen reporter

December 3, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Twitter account erupted with more than 400 #DearWSU tweets during the past six weeks.The hashtag serves as a way for student government to act on the concerns and suggestions voiced by the Cougar community. Student feedback turned into results, including extended library hours for dead week ...

WSU researchers investigate contagious cancer in Tasmanian devils

WSU researchers investigate contagious cancer in Tasmanian devils

By Leilani Leach | Evergreen reporter

December 3, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

A contagious cancer is threatening the entire Tasmanian devil species.WSU received a $2.25 million National Science Foundation grant at the beginning of the school year to study the disease, which is rapidly killing off the population.The marsupials, found only in Australia, have seen a decline of about...

Connecting online and face-to-face

Connecting online and face-to-face

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

December 2, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

With dedication for students both online and on campus, WSU professor Darrel Muehling works to create an engaging classroom setting.Muehling is the chair of the marketing and international business department as well as a professor at the WSU Pullman campus and WSU Global campus.As a professor for the Gl...

Campus resources provide stress relief for students during finals

From Staff Reports

December 2, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

With tests to take, papers to write and presentations looming, the end of the semester isn't all bad – for students who know where to find the perks.Several on-campus organizations will offer helpful distractions from the blur of books and Scantrons that make up Dead and Finals Week.Fuel a study sessionThe D...

WSU’s first Deaf veterinary student cares without hearing

By Devin Trubey | Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Although Kimi Ross may not be able to hear an animal in distress, she is still in school to learn how to take care of one.“No one has ever said to me, ‘You can’t hear that so you can’t be a vet,’” said Ross, WSU’s first Deaf veterinary student.Ross, 46, didn’t start out wanting to pursue ...

WSU students protest overseas sweatshops

Arianna Kemis | Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Nearly one year has passed since more than 100 people burned alive in the 2012 Dhaka Fire in a clothing factory in Tazreen, Bangladesh.In memoriam of the tragic event, members and supporters of the United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) chapter at WSU held a memorial and awareness service outside ...

ASWSU questions costs for University Catering

Zack Briggs, Evergreen ASWSU reporter

November 21, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

When student organizations need food for their events, they call University Catering.Sean Greene, the director of the Compton Union Building (CUB), spoke Wednesday before the ASWSU Senate to discuss concerns about the cost and availability of catering services.“The average student groups don’t know ...

Wrestlers share their warmth with the community

Wrestlers share their warmth with the community

Devin Trubey, Evergreen reporter

November 21, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The WSU wrestling team started its season focused on the competition, but now have their eyes set on the community.Christopher Gambino, head coach of the team, said the wrestlers started the season with the motto "get six," meaning to score as many points as possible. Now the team follows the motto "al...

Offering a mic for relief

Michelle Fredrickson | Evergreen reporter

November 21, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

For three days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, WSU graduate student Jeff Godoy didn’t know whether his family was alive or dead.“It was the three most agonizing days I’ve ever experienced in my life,” Godoy said. “I couldn’t do anything. I couldn’t call anyone.”After days o...

Cougs give back

Danielle Chiriguayo, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Underprivileged youth from the Palouse area can experience the Cougar spirit of giving as ASWSU hosts their second annual philanthropy event Cougs Give Back.Michael Kamradt, director of the ASWSU Student Life Committee, said Cougs Give Back is an opportunity for students to “positively impact unde...

Fighting hunger and homelessness

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) at WSU is helping fight against hunger this week as part of the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.Erin McIlraith, marketing and communications coordinator for the CCE, said the center is putting on several events to help educate the community on the ...

Life in the stacks

Life in the stacks

Leilani Leach, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Behind the papyrus fragments dating to 300 B.C. and the books from the late 1400s, there is a man whose dedication to the written word and the histories they reflect can be seen in his everyday life.Trevor Bond is the head of the WSU Library’s Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections (MASC) and...

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