The Daily Evergreen

Senators question provost search, fiscal health

Senators question provost search, fiscal health

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

WSU Faculty senators probed WSU President Kirk Schulz about the search for a permanent provost and the fiscal health of the university at a Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday. Schulz said the co-chairs of the Provost Search Committee are Stacy Pearson, vice president of finance and administration,...

Student groups to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos Friday

Student groups to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos Friday

KAITLYN TEJERO, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

MEChA de WSU will host its annual Dia De Los Muertos event at 6 p.m. Friday at the Ensminger Pavilion. Cassandra Lopez, co-chair of the event, said everyone is welcome to join them in the celebration. “The event is focused on death but also celebrating life. So if anybody wants to do that, it...

WSU transit services implements new policies

WSU transit services implements new policies

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

WSU Transportation Services is enacting “No Overnight Parking” restrictions to several lots across campus for winter snow removal. The Green 5 lot between the Indoor Practice Facility and Ferdinand’s and Yellow 4 parking lot behind the Alumni Centre. Several areas of Green 1 are also affected,...

Tulalip elder performs Indigenous songs, stories

Tulalip elder performs Indigenous songs, stories

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2019

The WSU School of Music hosted Tulalip elder Johnny Moses at Bryan Hall Theater to perform traditional Indigenous songs and stories. Moses was raised by his grandparents on Vancouver Island, British Columbia where he learned native traditions and music. He said he believed it was important to learn...

‘If we don’t tell the story, the truth will not be heard’

‘If we don’t tell the story, the truth will not be heard’

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2019

At some point, a wooden crate that housed an upright piano became the ideal hiding spot for Jesse and Lydia Paul’s young daughters. “Grandfather Jesse and grandmother Lydia did not want their young children taken away to boarding school,” said Roberta Paul, Nez Perce Tribe member. Roberta...

Inclusive club to hold community potluck

Inclusive club to hold community potluck

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

The United Territories of Pacific Islanders’ Alliance Eastern Washington, otherwise known as U.T.O.P.I.A, will host their first social event as a club on Friday. The club will host a community potluck at 6 p.m. on Friday at the Casa Latina Heritage House, 955 B St. “We wanted to create a chill...

WSU launches Center for Arts and Humanities

WSU launches Center for Arts and Humanities

SHANEL HAYNES, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2019

WSU opened its new Center for Arts and Humanities during a reception held Thursday afternoon in the Honors College Lounge. During the event, WSU faculty spoke about the goals of the CAH to encourage innovation and creativity among students. “The launch of the center marks the beginning of opportunities...

Students address decision to not retry Hargraves

Students address decision to not retry Hargraves

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office and ASWSU addressed the prosecutor’s decision to not retry Jerry Daniel Hargraves for first-degree custodial sexual misconduct. Hargraves, former Pullman police sergeant, was tried for first-degree custodial sexual misconduct following an incident involving...

‘After Nov. 12 a lot of people’s lives will be changed’

‘After Nov. 12 a lot of people’s lives will be changed’

SHANEL HAYNES, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

The Crimson group along with Lambda Theta Alpha Latin sorority held an event to bring awareness to immigration issues. The event took place at 1:30 on Tuesday in the Chicanx Latinx Student Center (CLSC). As part of the I Stand with Immigrants College & University Day of Action, members of Crimson...

Biannual political debate ends in handshake

Biannual political debate ends in handshake

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

The Young Democrats at WSU, The WSU GOP and the Young Americans for Liberty at WSU debated amongst each other last night and ended the public forum with a handshake between all members. ASWSU Issues and Forums held its fall debate in Todd Hall last night, inviting audience members to ask the three...

Group to raise funds for students

Group to raise funds for students

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

The Crimson group will host their Crimson for a Cause event from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday to raise money in preparation to respond to the Supreme Court decision on DACA on Nov 12. Raul Jimenez, sophomore digital technology and culture major, said the money will go toward paying for students’ DACA renewal...

LGBTQ+ affinity group holds first meeting

LGBTQ+ affinity group holds first meeting

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2019

The LGBTQ+ faculty and staff affinity group discussed ways to use $1,200 from the President's Commission for Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation (GIESO) to create a communal space during its inaugural meeting on Friday.  Amber Graham, conduct hearing officer in the Center for Communit...

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