The Daily Evergreen

Student Affairs to reduce travel costs, hold positions vacant

Student Affairs to reduce travel costs, hold positions vacant

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 21, 2017


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

Vice President of Student Affairs Mary Jo Gonzales held a closed meeting Monday with full-time staff of the division to discuss reducing travel expenses and maintaining vacant positions. The Evergreen followed up with her the next morning for an individual meeting during which Gonzales explained h...

Holidays politicized, researcher finds

Holidays politicized, researcher finds

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Local elections, News, Politics, Research, WSU Pullman campus

Republican voters were more likely to cut gatherings with Democratic family members short than the other way around, and the more saturated an area was with political advertising, the shorter family gatherings were, a WSU economics doctoral candidate found. Ryne Rohla co-authored a paper with M. Keith Chen of University of California, Los Angelos, matching the l...

Music Director nominated for Pulitzer

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU School of Music Director Greg Yasinitsky has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in music for his piece, “Jazz Concerto for Piano and Orchestra.” “There is almost no way to describe it,” Yasinitsky said of the nomination. “For me, it’s the biggest, most important musical award in the...

Despite late hours, student finds work-life balance

Despite late hours, student finds work-life balance

JORDAN KERCHEVAL, Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Many WSU students work part-time jobs in addition to going to school full-time. A smaller number have jobs that require them to work late nights, sometimes as late as 2 a.m. Places like Flix Cafe, the CUB and Einstein Bros. Bagels are all open past midnight. After a few months of working the late...

On-campus services available for students during break

On-campus services available for students during break

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Going home for Thanksgiving break is not an option for all students, and the Asian American and Pacific Islander Center and Multicultural Student Services will be open for those staying in town. Kimberly Dela Cruz, a retention counselor, said the center usually hosts game nights or a Thanksgiving...

Samoa Trip expenses cost thousands

Samoa Trip expenses cost thousands

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2017


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

WSU President Kirk Schulz’s trip to the Samoan Islands in late August ran a tab of over $6,500, according to Schulz's travel expense records. First-class plane tickets were the greatest expense. Schulz and a small group of Pullman community leaders traveled to the Samoan Islands in late Augu...

WSU turns waste into usable goods

WSU turns waste into usable goods

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

It was surprisingly quiet, that is until the machines started up and work began. Cubes of shredded paper, cardboard and filthy plastic create neat stacks in the warehouse. These mountains of recycled goods await pickup to be sent off elsewhere. In the meantime, birds take this opportunity to nest...

Recycling after campus, where does it go?

Recycling after campus, where does it go?

November 15, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News, Videos, WSU Pullman campus

Waste from WSU is processed in a university facility and then recycled or composted. The compost is used at research greenhouses or WSU-owned pastures. The compacted recyclables are sold to other companies.

CAHNRS dean candidates to visit Pullman

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

Four finalists for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences dean position will visit WSU during the two weeks after Thanksgiving break. This is the college’s second attempt to recruit a new dean to replace Ron Mittelhammer, who plans to retire. Earlier this year, two of the f...

Performing Arts cut hits home

Performing Arts cut hits home

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Mary Trotter sat at home with her two-year-old twin daughters Sophia and Josephine on her lap on the morning of Nov. 2, thinking over the events that would unfold that evening. Trotter, a faculty senator, clinical assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and Performing Arts support s...

Current immigration issues tied to previous policies

Current immigration issues tied to previous policies

DEENA MIGLIAZZO, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

American business owners have always liked the idea of cheap, affordable labor, according to an immigration expert who spoke in Bryan Hall on Tuesday. WSU hosted Daniel Tichenor, a senior faculty fellow at Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics at the University of Oregon, to discuss the continuing...

Art museum to be completed next month

Art museum to be completed next month

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Museum construction was primarily funded through donations

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