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WSU employees ask administration for higher wages

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 10, 2018


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

The WSU Classified Staff will be delivering postcards to President Kirk Schulz’s office asking for raises at 2:30 p.m. Monday. Classified Staff includes employees such as carpenters, roofers, electricians and painters, as well Dining Services. "I have a gentlemen that’s been working 20 years...

Local health centers prepare for flu season

Local health centers prepare for flu season

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

As flu season fast approaches, the Whitman County Health Department and Cougar Health Services are gearing up with flu vaccines. Mortality attributed to pneumonia and influenza remained above epidemic threshold for 16 consecutive weeks last year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

Area leads state for STD rates, expert says

Area leads state for STD rates, expert says

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


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

The number of STD cases in Whitman County are increasing at an alarming rate. “Right now Whitman County has the highest STD rate in Washington state because of the college campus,” said Deanna Claybaugh, a nurse for the Whitman County public health office. In this past year there were 471 chlamydia...

Schulz talks budget, mental health, enrollment

Schulz talks budget, mental health, enrollment

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

During a meeting with The Daily Evergreen on Friday, WSU President Kirk Schulz and Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications, addressed university issues including the budget, mental health services, the Cougar Athletic Fund and university transparency. Mental Health Although the death of Tyl...

Theater group gets new location, looks forward to ‘semester of change’

Theater group gets new location, looks forward to ‘semester of change’

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


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

Many performances will be held in the CUB

Finding love for conservation

Finding love for conservation

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


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

Annie Fan, a senior at WSU, only realized she wanted to major in wildlife ecology and conservation last summer after a fellowship at the San Diego Zoo. One year later, she’s doing environmental field research for a local nonprofit. As an intern at the Phoenix Conservancy, which focuses on conservation...

Philosophy professor creates GoFundMe to ‘save WSU philosophy’

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A philosophy professor at WSU has created a GoFundMe page titled “Save WSU Philosophy,” and is criticizing the university for a merger of the philosophy department with the political science department in what he claims is an attempt to get rid of philosophy at WSU. Joe Campbell, the philosophy...

Charge against Sutherland dropped

Charge against Sutherland dropped

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office dropped the failure to transfer vehicle title within 45 days charge against Matthew Sutherland on Wednesday. Sutherland, who is running as the Democratic candidate for Washington State’s 9th Legislative District Pos. 2, had the infraction dismissed by the...

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

At an ASWSU meeting Wednesday night, Executive Director Renee Coleman-Mitchell from Cougar Health Services updated student government officials on the state of Cougar Health. The program is looking to fill several positions for psychological services and one medical doctor, she said. “There’s...

Student Center updates name to reflect gender inclusivity

Student Center updates name to reflect gender inclusivity

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Photo of the Week, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Chicano/a Latino/a Student Center, which offers services including mentoring and tutoring students to help them become more successful, is in the process of changing its name to the Chicanx Latinx Student Center. Someone who is Chicano/a or Chicanx was born in the United States but has Mexican...

Family, friends remember WSU student who died this summer

Family, friends remember WSU student who died this summer

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Tri-Cities

Feixiong Luo, a graduate student at WSU, remembers his childhood friend Yu’e Qing as a happy, outgoing and adventurous person. Qing, a WSU graduate student studying horticulture, was swept away by fast-moving waters in Mount Rainier National Park on July 25, 2018. Qing was supposed to hike in...

Residence halls continue to deal with increase in students

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

With an unexpectedly large freshman class, some residence halls on the south side of campus are still dealing with overcrowding. At a meeting on Aug. 28, Residential Education Director Dawn Albertson-Gass told the Orton leadership council they would need to deal with the pressing issue of Orton Hall’s...

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