The Daily Evergreen

Researching the resistance

Michelle Fredrickson, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

In some parts of the world, acts as simple as composting can effectively lessen the spread of antibiotic-resistant pathogens, one WSU researcher said.Douglass Call, a professor and researcher in the Paul G. Allen School of Global Animal Health, specializes in the study of antibiotic resistance, part...

Changing public policy can sustain research

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Through the study of anthropologic culture, environmental archaeologists strive to turn scientific research into implemented American public policy.The Foley Institute’s Coffee and Politics series introduced Christian Wells, an associate professor from the University of South Florida, on Friday. Wells p...

MASC preserves campus history

MASC preserves campus history

Devin Trubey Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

While history may be in the past, the Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections department (MASC) works to keep it a part of our future.MASC became the university’s record keeper starting in 1959 in the Terrell Library with one archivist, Mary Avery.Department Head Trevor Bond came up with the ...

Serving the Pullman community for 20 years

By Ashley Gonzalez Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The Center for Civic Engagement celebrated its 20th anniversary Thursday and commemorated the positive changes it has created in the community.“It was a struggle at first because there were so few resources,” said Anne Remaley, the first director of the Community Service Learning Center. “We h...

ASWSUG tailgates for a cause

By Madison Callan Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and online campus government ASWSU Global (ASWUG) are teaming up to host a school supplies drive and tailgate party Saturday at the WSU football game in Seattle.The drive is collecting school supplies for children of Mary's Place, a women's shelter in Seattle."We wor...

Freshman class by the numbers

Freshman class by the numbers

Arianna Kemis and Nicole Seven, Evergreen reporters

September 26, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The fall 2013 freshman class made WSU history twice this year by being the most ethnically diverse and second largest class to date.Ethnic minorities comprise 34 percent of the 3,763 freshmen who enrolled at the Pullman and Spokane campuses this fall. Compared to 31 percent last year, this year’s j...

Sustainability research center opens doors to India

Michelle Fredrickson Evegreen reporter

September 26, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

A new sustainability research center partly based at WSU will open up relations between the United States and India.The research center, a collaborative project for professors at WSU, University of California, Berkley, Syracuse University and three participating institutions in India, recently received tw...

Cougs fight overseas sweatshops

Cougs fight overseas sweatshops

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Last semester United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) severed WSU’s ties with Adidas due to the company’s unethical treatment of workers.The group delivered a letter to President Elson S. Floyd in the spring, which prompted him to support the decision to cut relations with the company. This fall ...

Matchmakers save the lives of cancer patients

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Thousands of terminally ill cancer patients get a second chance at life with a program building a registry of life-saving donors.The Be The Match Foundation, an installment of the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), works to build a registry of potential bone marrow and umbilical cord blood donors for t...

Lecturer promotes public works

Lecturer promotes public works

Adanna Escobar Evergreen news editor

September 24, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The United States is considered the most individualistic country on Earth and public projects are suffering as a result, said psychology professor Craig Parks.Parks was the inaugural speaker in the first of the Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series hosted by the college and the Honors Student...

Groups across campus focus on ending hazing

Ashley Gonzalez Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Tobias Slaton still has scars on his skin from three cigarette burns he received due to hazing while on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps.Slaton, now a WSU Green Dot and Veterans Association member, said he didn't say anything about the incidents because he didn't want to shed a bad light on h...

Women’s Transit provides a safe alternative

Teresa Lane, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Women's Transit embodies WSU's culture of 'Cougs helping Cougs' by offering safe walking and riding services for students, said transit volunteer Jennifer Campbell.The volunteers for the service work to reduce the risk of sexual assault at WSU and in Pullman by helping women and men travel home safely.Cam...

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