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Students celebrate Diwali at Northside Cafe

Students celebrate Diwali at Northside Cafe

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Indian Students' Association (ISA) and Dining Services hosted students Wednesday evening to celebrate Diwali, a traditional Hindu festival of light, with food, live performances and prayer at Northside Cafe. Diwali is celebrated by members of the Hindu, Sikh and Jain faiths. Participants around...

AVP finalist shares goals for WSU, students

AVP finalist shares goals for WSU, students

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The third finalist for the future WSU associate vice president for campus life/dean of students position visited campus Monday to speak about her motivations for applying, her motto for helping WSU grow and future plans for campus. Jill Creighton, who is currently assistant dean of students for conduct...

Nez Perce used tobacco before many historians thought

Nez Perce used tobacco before many historians thought

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers have recently discovered that Native American tribes in the Northwest grew and smoked tobacco long before scientists and historians previously thought. David Gang, a professor in the Institute of Biological Chemistry, and Shannon Tushingham, an assistant professor and director of the...

GPSA recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

GPSA recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under GPSA, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

GPSA passed a resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day and discussed recreation fees at its meeting Monday night. After WSU and the City of Pullman wrote resolutions to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, GPSA decided to do the same, Senator Jeremiah Sataraka said. “Based off of that,...

Office of the Secretary of State provides voter ‘tip sheet’ for election

Office of the Secretary of State provides voter ‘tip sheet’ for election

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

With Election Day coming up Tuesday, the Washington Secretary of State office has provided a voter tip sheet for voters in the state. If a Voter’s Pamphlet or ballot has not come in the mail yet, voters can contact the Whitman County elections office to receive another, according to the press release. Voters’...

Mother of former WSU student speaks out

Mother of former WSU student speaks out

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As WSU has worked to improve its student mental health services and made promises to be available for those in crisis, one former student’s mother took to social media last month to detail what she perceived as a failure in assisting her freshman son, who attempted suicide after reaching out to mental...

Former football player sues Pullman PD

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A former WSU football player has sued the Pullman Police Department, the City of Pullman and two individual officers for the use of excessive force and false reporting stemming from a February 2017 incident at Bob’s Corner Market. Treshon Broughton claims his Fourth and 14th Amendment rights, as...

University recreation holds events for ‘Movember’

University recreation holds events for ‘Movember’

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s University Recreation is running a month-long program filled with activities and events to promote Movember. Movember is a charity that was started in 2003 with the goal of growing mustaches to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues. It started its focus on prostate cancer and...

Week of events to honor veterans, support families

Week of events to honor veterans, support families

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

the ASWSU Student Veteran Committee has organized several events leading up to Veterans Day.

When dad doesn’t come to town

When dad doesn’t come to town

ANGELICA RELENTE and MADYSEN MCLAIN

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Some might say distance makes the heart grow fonder. For some out-of-state WSU students, Dad’s Weekend might just give them a reason to give their dads a call. Melanie Murray, a sophomore pre-veterinary animal science major, said her dad could not attend because of the cost of traveling to and from San ...

Bernardo talks Drive to 25 at Faculty Senate on Thursday

Bernardo talks Drive to 25 at Faculty Senate on Thursday

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

Dan Bernardo, WSU provost and executive vice president, addressed Drive to 25 on Thursday during the Faculty Senate meeting. “If you’re thinking about Drive to 25, our greatest challenge is the size of the university and the number of faculty,” Bernardo said. Twenty-eight percent of WSU faculty...

Schulz discusses mental health, Trump Wall

Schulz discusses mental health, Trump Wall

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Senate discussed mental health, free speech and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory with President Kirk Schulz at Wednesday night’s meeting. The Senate also discussed provisional ballots and confirmed two new directors. Catching up with the president The meeting started ...

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