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Comm. expanding to the graduate sector

Nicole Seven, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2013

Strategic communication professionals and students looking to boost their resumes can soon do so from the comfort of their own home with the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication online master's program, administrators said.The online master’s degree program for strategic communication will begin in Janua...

Stranded students share jokes

From Staff Reports

October 23, 2013

The CUB tower elevator remains out of order until further notice after an incident Monday morning that left multiple occupants stranded.One WSU police officer and elevator operators were notified at about 11 a.m. by the Whitcom E-911 dispatch operator of an immovable elevator cart containing 16 peop...

Into the wild

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2013

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and Outdoor Recreation Center (OC) at WSU are hosting a weekend backpacking trip with a spin: to preserve the Jerry Johnson Hot Springs.Matt Wagner, coordinator at the Outdoor Programs and Climbing Wall, hopes students and community members will seize the oppo...

An innovative treatment to prostate cancer

Cliff Berkman, professor of chemistry, presents his findings on targeting and treating cancer in the Honors Hall lounge, Monday, Oct. 21.

By James Clark Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2013

In the second lecture of the WSU Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series, WSU Professor of Chemistry Cliff Berkman said he developed a new approach to detecting and treating prostate cancer.With this new strategy, they are able to specifically target cancer cells and destroy them from the inside...

‘Girl Rising’ empowers women

By Devin Trubey Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2013

At WSU, many students receive an education because no one ever told them they couldn’t have one.However, for some people, especially women, education is not as easily accessed. For this reason the International Center thought it important to show “Girl Rising” Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the CUB AuditoriumGlo...

‘Finding Bigfoot’ evidence analyst never stops looking

Cliff Barackman of the show

Maxwell Reister The Daily Evergreen

October 18, 2013

Bigfoot is like a forest ninja, a Sasquatch field researcher said Thursday evening in a presentation in the WSU CUB Auditorium.Cliff Barackman, an evidence analyst on Animal Planet’s “Finding Bigfoot” TV series, spoke to an audience of more than 100 students and local residents at the Student Ent...

Advancing equality

 Robert J. Sampson discusses neighborhood inequality in his hometown of Chicaco during a lecture in the CUB Junior Ballroom, Thursday, Oct. 17.

Madison Callan The Daily Evergreen

October 18, 2013

One of the nation's top scholars in sociology, Robert J. Sampson, received the WSU William Julius Wilson Award for the Advancement of Social Justice on Thursday night in the CUB Junior Ballroom.Sampson, a Henry Ford II professor of the social sciences at Harvard University, was granted with the award...

Even in retirement, Campbell gives back to students

Devin Trubey, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2013

Pharmacy professor Keith Campbell has retired, but his legacy will live on in the form of scholarships.At Campbell’s retirement party on Oct. 5 attendees raised funds for two new scholarships in Campbell’s name for students studying in the pharmaceutical department.“It was Keith’s idea. He also ha...

One Step at a Time

From Staff Reports

October 17, 2013

Conner Webb, left, runs in the 5k.

Students urged to ‘Bring freedom where there’s fear’

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2013

Listening to her joke about her height and her tree allergy, no one would guess Judy Shepard suffered the loss of a child.Shepard spoke  about her son’s death and the inequality the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community faces in America on Wednesday night in the CUB Junior Ballroom....

Ranked writing center edits for success

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2013

The WSU Writing Program was named as one of the top in the nation alongside 18 other Ivy League and top ranking universities."To win a distinction like this means WSU's reputation is well-known across the country," said Lisa Johnson, co-director of the writing program.U.S. News and World Report name...

Opportunities for service open up across the world

Nicole Seven | The Daily Evergreen

October 15, 2013

Instead of celebrating spring break on the beach, some students decide to spend their week giving back to the community.The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is partnering with a few different organizations to bring groups of students to Guatemala, India, Death Valley, Calif., and different locations a...

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