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Response mixed to WSU’s new alcohol rule

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU fraternities must choose between alcohol and housing freshmen.According to a message from WSU President Elson S. Floyd, beginning in fall 2014 fraternities that house freshmen must be alcohol-free.This is one of many decisions made by the university to watch out for students’ safety, Dean of S...

“Best bang for our buck”: Residence Life aims to offer more for less

“Best bang for our buck”: Residence Life aims to offer more for less

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The cost of living in a WSU residence hall rises each year, but there are avenues in place to keep prices in check, Director of Residence Life Edwin Hamada said.The Housing Advisory Board determines where the budget is used, Hamada said. The board justifies the budget requests for renovations or new ...

Tipping the scales against a bovine disease

By Jacob Rummel | Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU professor is working to slow down a disease that kills more than 1 million cattle every year and reduces the quality of beef sold.Genetics Professor Holly Neibergs has been leading research for three years to find ways to save cattle from bovine respiratory disease, also known as shipping fever....

Advocating for increased equality

From staff reports

February 6, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

PULLMAN—ASWSU passed a new bill Wednesday aiming to improve diversity and outreach to multicultural committees and other student organizations.The senate appointed Rebecca Ly as the new director of diversity yesterday along with passing the bill.Among improving outreach efforts the bill, B43-12, will ex...

President Floyd: Greek chapters housing freshmen must be dry

From staff reports

February 6, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Alcohol will be off-limits next semester in all WSU fraternity and sorority chapters housing freshmen, according to an announcement issued yesterday by WSU President Elson S. Floyd.“Beginning in Fall 2014 any Greek chapter that wishes to house freshmen must be alcohol-free, that is, they must prohibit alco...

New learning management system to evict Angel from WSU

From staff reports

February 6, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU faculty senate committee is in the late stages for selecting a new learning management system (LMS) to replace Angel.Due to a lack of maintenance and updates, Angel is slated to be retired as WSU’s LMS by fall semester 2014. The program was installed in 2009.“Angel is a discontinued product,...

Peas in disguise may increase nutrition

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen contributor

February 5, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The princess who felt a pea through 20 mattresses would have a hard time even tasting the peas used in Shyam S. Sablani’s food engineering research project.That’s because Sablani’s peas have been reduced to a fine powder of microscopic pea proteins that could help people get more nutrition in their ...

The root of the problem

Michelle Fredrickson

February 5, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A professor, a graduate student and a team of farmers and researchers are doing some digging to learn about root rot.“It’s all about survival,” said Amit Dhingra, an associate professor in the Department of Horticulture.Dhingra serves as an adviser to graduate student Eliane Thaines Bodah, whose ...

WSU takes over the Capitol

WSU takes over the Capitol

From staff reports

February 5, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

In just a few weeks, Cougs will travel to Olympia to take over the Capitol.Applications to attend Coug Day at the Capitol are due at 5 p.m. tomorrow. ASWSU is looking for involved students with any knowledge on state and local politics as well as those with diverse cultural and geographic backgrounds.Th...

Honors alumni advise students on career prospects

Michelle Fredrickson | Evergreen news editor

February 4, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Justin O’Brien was hired on the spot when his employer read on his resume “Washington State University.”O'Brien works for Boeing in International Strategic Partnerships – and his best friend there is a Husky.“This international business stuff – this is where it’s at,” O’Brien said....

White Rose a thorn in the Nazis’ side

HANNAH RAY LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A new exhibit in the Terrell Library highlights one student group’s resistance against Nazi Germany.“Die Weisse Rose: The White Rose” is a traveling exhibit that will make WSU its home until March 7. The exhibit is hosted by the White Rose Foundation in Munich.David Clay Large, a professor emer...

2014 Career Expo: Making job connections

From staff reports

February 3, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A career: it’s the be-all and end-all of college.An event hosted by the Center for Advising and Career Development (CACD), the 2014 Career Expo, exists to give students the opportunity to make professional connections.The Career Expo this spring will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 4 in Beasley Coliseum ...

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