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Senate welcomes new executive officers, approves stipends

Senate welcomes new executive officers, approves stipends

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019


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

The 49th ASWSU Senate was sworn into office Wednesday night and approved stipends for next year’s executive positions. Next year’s ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas said the semester stipends have been placed close to minimum wage to match their hours. The stipends are distributed biweekly.  ...

Associate vice president engages in coalition-building

Associate vice president engages in coalition-building

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Jaime Nolan, associate vice president for community, equity and inclusive excellence, led a Building Coalitions Across Divides workshop to facilitate discussions about mutuality and sharing commonalities between people of opposing beliefs and contrasting opinions. Nolan said she worked on coalition-building ...

U.S. Senator talks women in leadership, current politics

U.S. Senator talks women in leadership, current politics

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., spoke about leadership and the current political environment at an event Tuesday hosted by the Thomas S. Foley Institute. Murray said she became involved in politics when she attended WSU as a freshman. A policy that required women to wear dresses in the dining hall...

Faculty, staff to engage in cultural competency training

Faculty, staff to engage in cultural competency training

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A system-wide cultural competency training for faculty and staff will begin this fall semester. Jaime Nolan, associate vice president for community, equity and inclusive excellence, said the system-wide training will include five groups specifically focused on five demands from students. Nola...

College Republicans hold demonstration, groups congregate in support of undocumented students

College Republicans hold demonstration, groups congregate in support of undocumented students

CAMERON SHEPPARD and DAISY ZAVALA

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Many WSU students expected the planned “Trump wall” replica on the Todd Steps as a demonstration about immigration policy, but instead, the WSU College Republicans were there to advocate for free-speech and gun rights with the support of constitutionalist groups from Washington. Students showed...

Training addresses how to be an ally to undocumented students

Training addresses how to be an ally to undocumented students

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A representative from the Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS) held an Undocu-Ally Training session discussing what it meant to be undocumented, how to be an ally and what resources are available for undocumented students. Marcela Pattinson, assistant director of MSS community relations...

Research shows road chemical damages street health

Research shows road chemical damages street health

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, Safety, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU researcher found that a chemical used on the roads during snowy weather has dangerous, and hidden, effects on the health of roadways and bridges. Xianming Shi, WSU civil and environmental engineering associate professor, found that samples of concrete exposed to magnesium chloride with repeate...

Professor devotes career to on-campus causes

Professor devotes career to on-campus causes

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Faculty, Features, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU regents professor in the School of Economic Sciences, Ron Mittelhammer, received the V. Lane Rawlins President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service for his dedication to bettering the university. “I am thrilled to win this award," Mittelhammer said. "I never expected it, but it happened, and I am...

WSU releases documentary on government, Shoshone Bannock treaty

WSU releases documentary on government, Shoshone Bannock treaty

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019


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

A WSU documentary, filmed over the course of eight years, showed research on an unratified treaty between the U.S. and the mixed-band of Shoshone Bannock and sheep-eater people. Alicia Woodard, a part-time history graduate student, said the documentary brings to light how the federal government t...

Team aims to find bee disease solution

Team aims to find bee disease solution

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU research team will study refrigeration storage in hopes that there will be fewer losses from parasites during almond pollination. The grants from the Almond Board of California and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission totaled $200,000 for three 20-foot by 8-foot cargo containers, which w...

Event will honor missing, murdered indigenous women

Event will honor missing, murdered indigenous women

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


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

The Native American Women’s Association (NAWA) at WSU will host an annual event to raise awareness on the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW) at 5:30 p.m today. The event, titled Stolen Not Forgotten, will include a candlelight vigil, collaboration with other groups and a showing of ...

ASWSU discusses graduation regalia costs, opens conversation about cultural appropriation

ASWSU discusses graduation regalia costs, opens conversation about cultural appropriation

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


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

The ASWSU Senate passed its last pieces of legislation for this spring semester, which included resolutions that address the cost of graduation regalia and support for increased cultural awareness in the Greek community. Senator Rachel Kenitzer authored a resolution that called for reduced regalia...

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