The Daily Evergreen

Looking ahead with a plan

MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

An open forum was held Monday to answer questions and take feedback regarding the new strategic plan for WSU.The strategic plan outlines specific plans for the future for WSU and emphasizes improving the overall student experience, outreach and productivity.“We have a much more stable financial situati...

Cougs help Cougs to stop sexual assault

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 1, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Green Dot program launched Cougs Helping Cougs, a new campaign to combat the effects of sexual violence and help bystanders intervene.The main goal of the campaign is to educate students on how to be supportive of any friends that have been sexually assaulted.“This campaign is meant to spar...

Surviving a sweatshop

Surviving a sweatshop

MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

When the Rana Plaza factory collapsed in Bangladesh last year, more than 1,000 workers died.Yesterday, United Students Against Sweatshops brought a survivor of this deadly event and an advocate for workers’ rights to speak at WSU.Aleya Akter, general secretary of the Bangladesh Garment & Industria...

Inspiring hope and securing experience

Inspiring hope and securing experience

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) announced a plan to build a center to provide students with supplemental education to flourish in their college career and beyond.Faculty, staff and industries employees attended the news conference for the new building, called the Cen...

State Supreme Courts powerful, but often forgotten

State Supreme Courts powerful, but often forgotten

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The judiciary system is an often overlooked aspect of government, said Chief Justice Barbara Madsen of the Washington state Supreme Court.Madsen addressed students and faculty as part of the Foley Institute’s Coffee and Politics lecture series."The state's courts are the most important part in our three ...

Health and Wellness to expand after Regents meeting

BY MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Board of Regents met in Everett Friday to discuss future plans, including raising student health fees for summer and fall semesters.The WSU Board of Regents agreed to a $36 per semester and $2 per summer semester increase in undergraduate students’ health fees to pay back an initial loan fo...

Alumni honored for outstanding journalism

BY RENEE MCCANN | Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Four WSU alumni who excelled in their careers after graduation will be honored for their achievements at the annual Murrow Symposium.The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication will induct Bertha Lynn, Kerry Brock, Elizabeth Tuura, and John Ibsen into the Murrow Alumni Hall of Achievement during t...

Showcasing research

Showcasing research

CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU celebrated students, faculty and staff last week for their achievements in a wide range of academic disciplines, from genetically engineered medieval crops to the history of U.S. opinion on Taiwan.The event, called WSU Showcase, was a culmination of several efforts to recognize achievements withi...

Preventing bullying in college

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

New anti-harassment policies that include cyber-bullying will be standardized at colleges receiving federal aid.The Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act, a bill co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, was originally introduced after Tyler Clementi committed suicide as a result of cyber bu...

ASWSU looks back, sets goals

ASWSU looks back, sets goals

From staff reports

March 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

From houses on College Hill to the Washington State Capitol, ASWSU has addressed numerous and varied topics in the past year.ASWSU President Taylor Hennessey took the podium yesterday evening in the Goertzen Communication Addition to deliver his 2014 State of the Association address.Regarding the overall s...

Baseball coach involved in four-car wreck

Baseball coach involved in four-car wreck

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A four-car accident involving WSU Baseball Head Coach Don Marbut blocked turning traffic at Stadium Way and Main Street around 5 p.m. last night.Eyewitnesses reported seeing Marbut’s truck careening down Main Street at around 40 to 45 mph. The truck allegedly swerved into opposing traffic, drove ove...

WSU online programs place statewide

BY NOHELANI QUIGTAR | Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Global Campus was ranked as the third most popular in the state by the SR Education Group. “After getting pregnant at such a young age, it would have been difficult to commit to a campus lifestyle,” ASWSU Online President Brianna Lisenbee said. “Through the WSU Global Campus I feel a sens...

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