The Daily Evergreen

AFA sends student leaders to Kansas conference

Leilani Leach Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2013

Three students will be the first Cougs sent to the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference this fall.AFA selects up to three new University Growth Initiative colleges each year and sends students and administrators to a four-day conference in Kansas City, Mont. Participants learn about the a...

Greek members may face freshmen housing regulations

Ashley Gonzalez, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2013

Freshmen interested in living in a Greek chapter house may have to rethink their living situation if WSU’s Presidential Task Force on Alcohol and Drugs' recommendation becomes policy.Alcohol Task Force Chair Bruce Wright presented the recommendation to not allow freshmen to live in fraternity house...

A Coug, a journalist, a legacy

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2013

In the words of Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson, Kathi Goertzen had everything—talent, heart, beauty and intelligence.When the gifted alumna of WSU died last year, alumni and officials at WSU decided to honor her name on campus.The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication held a dedication ceremony Satu...

Women in media share their drive with young students

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2013

As more women join the workforce worldwide, the dynamic of industries, stereotypes and managerial positions are changing.“When you know who you are and what you want, people aren’t just going to give you that on a silver platter,” former vice president of CBS Sports Kay Wight said. “Do what ...

Cougs vs. Vandals: Homecoming 2013

Nicole Seven, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2013

Before the Cougar football team takes on the Idaho Vandals in Martin Stadium Saturday, students will get the chance to compete in a series of homecoming events during the week of Sept. 16.Student Entertainment Board (SEB) Special Events programmer Logan Webbenhurst has worked hard to make sure this year...

Student Affairs office reorganizes

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2013

The WSU Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment is restructuring its hierarchy in order to improve functionality.Kathryn Barnard, executive director of university communications, said the changes are designed to make work flow within the organization more efficiently.“Because different functions of th...

Tasting spuds for research

Michelle Fredrickson, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2013

In the course of his research, WSU graduate student Rhett Spear has tasted between 20-30 different kinds of potatoes.Spear’s research focuses on developing alternative options for the most common potato varieties. He was recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the National Potato Council for hi...

With stadium construction students face new gameday routes

James Clark, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2013

WSU football fans must walk around construction to get into Martin Stadium this season as phase two of the Cougar Football Project continues.Cougar Football Project Manager Larry Harris said the student entrance will not open this season, but should be ready by summer 2014.In the meantime students will be d...

Hospitality professor shines with international title

Arianna kemis, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2013

For Dennis Reynolds, hospitality acts as a teaching tool he can use throughout life.Reynolds’ election as president of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (I-CHRIE) has given him a way to share his knowledge.“I really wanted to give back,” he said. “It wa...

Online psychology degree ranks third in nation

Devin Trubey

September 12, 2013

With its recent ranking as third in the nation, WSU's online psychology department works toward partnering with the university's Global Campus as they make headway in the online academic field, according to“What sets Washington State University Online Campus apart as a whole is bridging the gap between the ...

Veterans ‘not feeling the love’

Veterans ‘not feeling the love’

Zack Briggs, Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 12, 2013

Easing the transition from military life to the college environment for student veterans highlighted yesterday’s ASWSU Senate agenda.Numerous veterans attested to the difficulties they have encountered while acclimating to the WSU campus and suggested changes to make Alive! orientation sessions mo...

Online MBA program adds certificates

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2013

WSU's Online MBA Program recently added three new certificates to enhance their already top-rated program.Cheryl Oliver, the assistant dean of online and graduate programs for WSU's College of Business, said this addition to the program is beneficial to the online learner."Students can get a concentrati...

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