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Office of Outreach and Education finalist hopes to promote diversity, inclusion

Office of Outreach and Education finalist hopes to promote diversity, inclusion

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2019

WSU will hold presentations this week to host finalists for the Office of Outreach and Education (OOE) executive director position. Allen Sutton, current director of the Cross Cultural Center for Excellence at Auburn University and prospective OOE executive director, said he wants to drive OOE forward...

Ryan Leaf addiction after NFL career

Ryan Leaf addiction after NFL career

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

Former WSU quarterback Ryan Leaf hosted a talk Friday about his struggles with mental health and addiction following his NFL career. Leaf said he felt like he was “pretty special” after being drafted second overall in the 1998 NFL draft. He said he was a successful athlete through his youth and...

Environmental groups to host biennial sustainability fair

Environmental groups to host biennial sustainability fair

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

Environmentally focused organizations are hosting the fifth, biennial WSU Sustainability Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday in the CUB Senior Ballroom. The expo-style fair will now include a new awards ceremony. Jason Sampson, assistant director of WSU’s Environmental Health and Safety department...

Business college to have new program requirements

Business college to have new program requirements

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

WSU’s Carson College of Business will have new program requirements for incoming freshmen this fall. Thomas Tripp, WSU Vancouver senior associate dean for academic affairs, said there will be changes in the Next Carson Coug business curriculum and co-curriculum program, such as moving certification...

Annual Plant Science Day to have hands-on experiments

Annual Plant Science Day to have hands-on experiments

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

WSU’s Molecular Plant Sciences Graduate Student Organization is hosting the fifth annual Plant Science Day on Saturday. John Hadish, the organization’s vice president, said the free event will be from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Vogel Plant Biosciences Building concourse. There will be signs...

Speaker addresses importance of physical activity

Speaker addresses importance of physical activity

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

A public health, planning, and transportation consultant talked about ways to make Pullman more biker- and pedestrian-friendly and the importance of it. Mark Fenton said most Americans only walk 5,000 steps daily even though the recommendation is double that number. By taking part in moderate physical...

Students build inflatable for children

Students build inflatable for children

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

A group of WSU architecture students are putting over 40 hours per week into building an inflatable structure for the WSU Children’s Center. Architecture Assistant Professor Mona Ghandi said her studio class does a design project every year to help the community. Ghandi chose this year’s project t...

Coug Race, 5k to promote mental health awareness

Coug Race, 5k to promote mental health awareness

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

WSU organizations are hosting a Cougar Courage 5k and Rugged Coug Race on Saturday to promote and raise funds for mental health awareness. Organizations hosting the events include University Recreation, ASWSU, WSU Army ROTC and Cougar Health Services, said DJ Mackie, coordinator for UREC’s competitive...

ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

The ASWSU Cougar Lobby Team hosted three panelists who discussed the current Title IX policies and sexual violence in colleges — both on and off campus. Julia Iannelli, WSU senior and Cougar Lobby Team member, said they held this event because Title IX affects WSU’s campus, and it is important...

Parking passes on sale now

Parking passes on sale now

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

Parking permit renewals and sales for the 2019-20 school year are available for current permit holders who will not live in the residence halls. Purchases can be made online from April 16 to May 15, said Cody Wilson, WSU Transportation Services customer service manager. He said these renewals are...

WSU students face off in first-ever culinary showcase

WSU students face off in first-ever culinary showcase

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

Crack, clatter, pop, spill and wafts of aromatic smells filled Northside Café when the whistle blew on the first-ever Campus Cook Off at the Cougar Den last night. The cook-off featured student employees from WSU Dining Services who worked in teams of three. A total of three teams – two from Northside...

Senate welcomes new executive officers, approves stipends

Senate welcomes new executive officers, approves stipends

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

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.  ...

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