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Jay Inslee talks clean energy at Foley Institute

Jay Inslee talks clean energy at Foley Institute

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Photo of the Week, Politics, WSU Pullman campus

The Foley Institute hosted Gov. Jay Inslee, who spoke about what he believes is a necessary and economically beneficial transition to clean energy. Inslee said he has visited communities in the last few months that have experienced consequences of climate change firsthand. He mentioned Paradise, C...

NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Melissa Block, National Public Radio (NPR) co-host of "All Things Considered," is the recipient for the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award. “Tonight, we honor a journalist who personifies Murrow’s ethical courage and commitment to seeking and telling the truth,” WSU President Kirk...

Proposal could fund college of medicine

Proposal could fund college of medicine

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Politics, Research, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Tri-Cities

The Washington State Legislature has released plans in the 2019-2021 budget proposals for the expansion of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL). WSU requested $14.4 million to pay for medical school operations for third- and fourth-year s...

Lawsuit against WSU dropped

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

A federal district chief judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against WSU for its handling of two racial incidents between students on Feb. 21, 2015 and March 29, 2015. Plaintiff Dominique Stewart, who is black, alleged she was racially and sexually harassed verbally by white males on both occasions. The incident on Fe...

Groups present budget proposals to committee

Groups present budget proposals to committee

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The Services and Activities Fee Committee held one of two hearings in which student groups and service organizations presented their budget proposals for the next year. Student representatives from the Access Center requested $19,500 to help fund their disability awareness campaigns and events s...

Library wants to develop new website

Library wants to develop new website

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Libraries plan to revise its website in hopes of making the user experience more accessible and easier to use. Ben Rearick, web services and usability librarian, said he is the project manager, and they are hoping to launch the new website sometime over the summer. Rearick said he is in cha...

Committee discusses student fund requests

Committee discusses student fund requests

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

The Service and Activity Fees Committee met Monday to discuss its approach to organizations that have requested funding, which total to about $10.5 million. The committee viewed a spreadsheet with base requests from S&A groups for 2019-2020. According to the spreadsheet, the $10.5 million total...

Clubs honors culture, heritage with month full of events

Clubs honors culture, heritage with month full of events

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

The Hui Hau'oli 'O Hawai'i Club kicked off WSU's celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a dance performance in the CUB on Monday. The month will be filled with a variety of events ranging from educational workshops to cultural performances, which were coordinated by the Asian Pacific...

Residential areas to be swept weekly

Residential areas to be swept weekly

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

Scheduled sweeping will occur in residential areas to remove gravel, debris and other materials from the streets Wednesday and Thursday of every week. Pullman Maintenance Supervisor Brian Druffel said two vacuum sweeping machines are used to complete the sweeping. He said the machines are used...

Panhellenic Council looks to improve safety

Panhellenic Council looks to improve safety

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

The WSU Panhellenic Council may revise bylaws in the coming months to focus on safety as part of an initiative called “Forward 19.” Panhellenic President Ani Duni said traditionally Panhellenic councils, which serve for one year, set a checklist of goals at the beginning of the year they want...

ASWSU, GPSA prepares for S&A deliberations

ASWSU, GPSA prepares for S&A deliberations

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As the Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee begins its 2019-2020 budget deliberations this week, members of ASWSU and GPSA are preparing to present their budget proposals. ASWSU ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem said the ASWSU Executive Budget is asking for about $270,000. There i...

Faculty raises concerns on proposed title changes

Faculty raises concerns on proposed title changes

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

Faculty Senators discussed concerns about proposed changes to faculty titles at the meeting Thursday.   Denise Yost, assistant professor for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, said the proposed non-tenure track changes include four sub-track categories, and instructors with ...

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