The Daily Evergreen

Daring to dream for financial aid

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Beginning Tuesday, undocumented students can apply for Washington state financial aid because of a component of The Real Hope Act.Because the bill was signed into action after the usual period to apply for financial aid passed, this year there will be a one-time window for undocumented students to ap...

Tuition frozen for second year running

BY JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The supplemental budget passed by the state of Washington Legislature ensures WSU tuition rates will remain frozen for the school year beginning in the fall of 2014.The Washington Legislature passes a two-year budget on odd-numbered years and a supplemental budget on even-numbered years. WSU representative...

State senator returns to his roots

State senator returns to his roots

BY MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Washington state Sen. Michael Baumgartner came to WSU Wednesday to speak with ASWSU about his activities in Olympia and share some words of advice with his alma mater.Baumgartner discussed his negotiations in keeping college tuition from rising across the state.“The big thing this year was getting a b...

The real cons of transparency

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

One professor doesn’t think government transparency would be as beneficial as is commonly perceived.The transparency level that should be maintained was debated Tuesday at the Foley Institute's Coffee and Politics lecture.Mark Stephan, associate professor at WSU Vancouver in the political science dep...

New regent brings scientific expertise to board

MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Lura J. Powell, a doctor of science with years of experience in U.S. institutions for research and technology, to the WSU Board of Regents.Powell was appointed on March 10 to fill the position recently vacated by Francois Forgette, a lawyer who served on the ...

Breaking world records for rock-paper-scissors

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 24, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A student project announced Sunday night will gather WSU and Pullman residents to beat the world record for the largest rock-paper-scissors tournament ever played.In addition to attempting to break the record, another goal of the tournament is to raise money for development in technology to help people ...

Building homes with foam

Building homes with foam

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A group of WSU students will help house the homeless with an unusual structural material: foam.Engineering and marketing students make up the company called Mobile Foam, an idea that sprang from a concern about homelessness rates and a requirement to fulfill their senior project, said Chris Routen, a Mob...

ASWSU senate reaching funding limit

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU senate has to tighten down on its budget as it approaches the end of the fiscal year.Amita Jain, the senate finance director, said in a senate meeting Wednesday evening that ASWSU was working with about $6,000 for the remainder of the fiscal year.The ASWSU senate turned down a funding request o...

Of a similar mind; animal rights

BY MARCO RODRIGUEZ | Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Human brains may have more in common with other those of mammals than people realize, a panel of experts said.The Thomas S. Foley Institute hosted a panel Thursday to discuss the ethics of animal experimentation for research as part of the institute’s Science, Ethics and Public Policy series.Sylvie...

WSU Press remembers Exxon Valdez tragedy

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A new book published by WSU Press puts the tragedy of the Exxon Valdez oil spill 25 years ago into a personal perspective.“Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster" by Angela Day, doctoral candidate in political science at the University of Washington, recounts the incident of th...

Columnist on Colbert

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A Daily Evergreen columnist received national recognition on The Colbert Report Tuesday night for her controversial column about anal sex."Considering the taboo, exploring the road less traveled" was published Feb. 13. Abby Student, junior strategic communication major and Evergreen sex and relations...

TRiO hosts open house to increase engagement

BY KEVIN HERRIMAN | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Attendants of the annual TRiO open house filled Lighty 260X Wednesday to celebrate organization’s contributions to disadvantaged students and keep the future of the program bright.TRiO, a federal organization that assists low-income and first-generation college students, consists of eight separate pr...

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