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Anime teaches culture, history

Anime teaches culture, history

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Arts, Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

For many casual viewers, the thought of anime may first bring to mind images of vibrant characters like the bubbly and carefree Sailor Moon or pull at nostalgic heartstrings with the thought of childhood favorites like Totoro or Chihiro from Studio Ghibli productions. But anime is more than just pure...

Website brings WSU’s history to life

Website brings WSU’s history to life

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

The Historic Preservation Committee has created an online platform dedicated to the history of WSU’s campus. The project is funded by the Manuscripts, Archives & Special Collections unit and the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation at WSU, Andrew Gillreath-Brown, creator of the website...

ASWSU emphasizes support for mental health support in colleges

ASWSU emphasizes support for mental health support in colleges

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


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

The ASWSU Senate discussed a resolution supporting mental health resources and Pat Chun, WSU athletic director, spoke about the WSU athletic department at Wednesday night’s meeting. Resolution to support mental health resources ASWSU Senators passed a resolution that will call on state legislator...

Pullman Transit update on community service routes

Pullman Transit update on community service routes

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019


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

Pullman Transit received feedback from bus drivers and riders about reduced wait times for community service routes including the Blue and Silver routes. Changes in the waiting time took effect in August 2018, according to an Evergreen article. Brad Rader, Pullman Transportation operations supervisor, said by adding a new route Pu...

GPSA discusses possible fees for lobbying group

GPSA discusses possible fees for lobbying group

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 8, 2019


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

GPSA senators discussed potentially splitting the membership fee for the Washington Student Association with ASWSU for this year at Monday night’s meeting. The Washington Student Association is a lobbying group made up of Washington state universities, such as WSU. The association includes the ...

Kinesiology major tackles mobility treatment for Parkinson’s disease

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A sports science kinesiology major won the grand prize for her research on Parkinson’s Disease at the College of Education’s 2018 semi-annual Bruya-Wood Undergraduate Research Conference. Collette Edge, the author of the research, defined Parkinson’s Disease as a degenerative neurological disorder. “Individuals...

Waller Hall repaired over winter break

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 7, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Rooms affected by a urinal leak in Waller Hall were patched and painted over winter break. Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications, said residents who had to move out in early December were able to move back in at the beginning of this semester. Weiler said the valve that started...

Grad school dean hopes to make ‘bigger moves’

Grad school dean hopes to make ‘bigger moves’

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 7, 2019


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

This story has been updated to reflect the correct number of graduate students who earn a doctoral diploma from WSU every year. The newly-appointed dean of WSU’s graduate school hopes to continue the improvement student and faculty experience. Lisa Gloss was appointed as interim dean of the g...

Conduct changes to provide student support

Conduct changes to provide student support

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Changes in the WSU student conduct process will involve more participation from students and take effect in the beginning of spring semester. The Board of Regents approved the changes Nov. 16 during the annual regents meeting. Before bringing the new student code of conduct to the regents for approval,...

WSU Provost reflects on career

WSU Provost reflects on career

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

December 10, 2018


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

Dan Bernardo, WSU provost and executive vice president, has announced his plans to step down from his current position to serve as special adviser to the president after a 14-year career at WSU. “These types of leadership positions are really challenging,” Bernardo said. “Being the provost is...

Researcher studies environmental impacts of clothing fibers

Researcher studies environmental impacts of clothing fibers

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU professor is researching microplastic fibers’ movements and impact on the environment. The main source of microplastic fibers are clothes made of synthetic fibers, such as polyester or nylon, but fabrics like cotton also have microplastic fibers. These fibers come off when clothes are being...

Fall graduate develops app for EpiPen users

Fall graduate develops app for EpiPen users

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


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

An upcoming graduate with an entrepreneurial mindset seeks to enforce future use of an app for those with allergic reactions. Entrepreneurship major David Kurz said he was always attracted to the idea of starting a business. Kurz said he was involved in an agricultural program in high school and had...

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