The Daily Evergreen

‘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...

WSU club holds climate roundtable discussion

WSU club holds climate roundtable discussion

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2019

The International Development Club celebrated United Nations Day by holding a roundtable discussion Wednesday night to cover topics relating to climate change. About 48 students conversed about topics such as climate refugees, human health issues related to climate and the economic effects of climate. Many...

University to focus on fiscal health, enrollment

University to focus on fiscal health, enrollment

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2019

WSU President Kirk Schulz spoke about the accomplishments and fiscal health of the university during the thirteenth meeting of the Town Halls 2019 series on Monday. Schulz said the university operating budget has about a $7.8 million surplus, which is $17 million more than the target for fiscal yea...

Guest covers LGBTQ history of the Palouse

Guest covers LGBTQ history of the Palouse

KAITLYN TEJERO, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

Neill Public Library hosted a guest speaker to talk about queer history in the Palouse region from the 1970s to today. Brian Stack, Ph.D. candidate in the WSU history department, introduced the Palouse LGBTQ history project, a digital exhibit consisting of articles, photographs and other artifacts. This...

Interim provost hopes to move WSU toward excellence

Interim provost hopes to move WSU toward excellence

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

WSU’s newly appointed interim provost Bryan Slinker plans to focus on increasing the access of university programs for students while finding a way to best achieve the land-grant mission. Slinker said he was asked by President Schulz to take the job until they find a permanent replacement for the...

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