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Former College Republican president sparks on-campus protest

Former College Republican president sparks on-campus protest

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen assistant news editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

James Allsup, former WSU College Republican president, sparked protests on campus when he appeared at a College Republican tabling event. Allsup stepped down as president of the WSU chapter of College Republicans and from his state position last year after he participated in the “Unite the Right”...

TEDx speaker discusses power of forgiveness

SANG JUNG, EVERGREEN REPORTER

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Erin Jones, independent education and systems consultant and former candidate for Washington superintendent of public instruction, discussed the connection between leadership and forgiveness in an on-campus TEDx Talk on Friday. “Each of you is a leader in your own way,” Jones said, “and right...

S&A committee works to reduce requests

S&A committee works to reduce requests

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The Services & Activities Fee Committee is working to lessen WSU athletics’ reliance on S&A fees by cutting its allotment by 12.5 percent. Athletics joined a number of other university groups in receiving a cut to its request from the committee earlier this month. Kleffner said the committee...

Organizations experience S&A funding decrease as staff costs rise

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Most groups received a cut to their services and activities fees request for the 2018-19 academic year after the S&A Committee decided on a 2.5-percent blanket cut in an effort to reduce student fees. Health & Wellness Services is among the groups that received this cut, amounting to $8,000...

Corals suffer as climate changes

Corals suffer as climate changes

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Thriving and vibrantly colored coral reefs, home to all kinds of sea life, have long blanketed the ocean floor. But now, much of it lies dull and lifeless. Zack Rago is an underwater camera technician for View Into The Blue, the first company to capture underwater time lapse footage, which can be...

Free mental health first aid training

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reproter

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Health & Wellness Services is now offering students a free Mental Health First Aid course. Students who go through the course will learn how to react to someone having a mental health crisis. It helps students to better understand mental health stigmas, and raises awareness of mental health issues...

Investigation finds WSU Athletics employee violated Title IX

Investigation finds WSU Athletics employee violated Title IX

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen asst. news editor

April 18, 2018


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

A university investigation into a former WSU athletics administrator found that over a three year period, he violated WSU’s Title IX policies by making inappropriate comments in the workplace and demeaning employees because of their gender. John E. Lucier, a former associate athletic director of...

Architecture students to build parklet

Architecture students to build parklet

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

After working for an entire semester designing and constructing a parklet at a Spokane business, 14 WSU architecture students will install the project this Friday. Parklets, which are small outdoor seating arrangements, provide an area for public use. But assistant architecture professor Mona Ghandi...

Student leaders inaugurated

Student leaders inaugurated

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem were officially sworn into office during the 23rd Annual Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction ceremony Tuesday. Rogers said her administration is eager to serve the WSU community by empowering students, increasing...

Program aims to help students with disabilities

Program aims to help students with disabilities

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

An inclusive post-secondary education program for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities will launch in the fall semester and grow in the following years. WSU Responsibility, Opportunity, Advocacy and Respect, or ROAR, is a two-year College of Education program for young adults ages...

Author talks about book on agriculture, beer

Author talks about book on agriculture, beer

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Hops, a crucial element of today’s growing beer industry, have a long history and importance in the Pacific Northwest, said the author of a new book about the herbaceous crop. Environmental historian Peter A. Kopp spoke Thursday about his book, “Hoptopia:  A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s...

ISC runs first independent elections

ISC runs first independent elections

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Local elections, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

International Students’ Council members re-elected their president, Ximeng Li, in the organization’s first election since losing its charter last year. Li said she is continuing her goal from the first election, which is ensuring everyone feels welcome in the organization. While Li was re-elected,...

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