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WSU passed accreditation evaluation, commended

WSU passed accreditation evaluation, commended

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2018


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

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities gave its evaluation feedback, which included commendation of the administration’s inclusion and transparency efforts, to end its on-campus WSU visit Wednesday. The evaluating team, led by University of Alaska Fairbanks Provost Susan Henrichs,...

Students share UREC dress code concerns

Students share UREC dress code  concerns

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

University Recreation is working to increase awareness of its dress code policy after students said they were wrongly asked to change. Sophie Marshall, a sophomore studying kinesiology, said she was wearing a crop top when a weight room attendant at the Student Recreation Center asked her to change. “The...

Int’l peacekeeper discusses reforming war-torn regions

Int’l peacekeeper discusses reforming war-torn regions

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

An international peace advocate shared her experiences with war, its aftermath and people affected by armed conflicts Tuesday at a Foley Institute talk. Colette Rausch, associate vice president of global practice and innovation at the United States Institute of Peace, a federally funded Washington...

Student political groups take on wage gap

Student political groups take on wage gap

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen asst. news editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Three WSU student political groups clashed over equal pay and government spending, but found common ground when discussing minimum sentencing in the American criminal justice system. The debate, between Young Americans for Liberty, the College Republicans and the Young Democrats, was hosted by the...

Student gov’t unveils health endowment

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU officially rolled out its new Cougar Health Fund on Monday. The fund, which is set up through the WSU Foundation, will hold a pool of money available to student groups looking to set up mental health and sexual assault prevention programs. “This endowment was created by students, for students,...

Visiting general discusses nuclear deterrence

Visiting general discusses nuclear deterrence

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Retired U.S. Air Force four-star general and astronaut Kevin Chilton discussed in a Foley Distinguished Lecture on Monday how nuclear weapons are part of a dangerous arsenal that will jeopardize the world. Chilton defined the term “deterrence” as persuading an adversarial decision-maker not to...

GPSA talks budget with Schulz

GPSA talks budget with Schulz

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Graduate and professional students questioned university leadership about WSU’s spending on athletics, identity theft and technology when WSU President Kirk Schulz attended GPSA’s regular Senate meeting Monday. Schulz said he is hopeful for the next year because he is starting to become better...

WSU undergoes accreditation review

WSU undergoes accreditation review

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities began its on-site review as a part of the accreditation process with an open forum yesterday. The commission serves as the authoritative body for quality of education and effectiveness of colleges and universities in the Northwest and is recognized...

New Medical Director hopes to partner with students

New Medical Director hopes to partner with students

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The new Health & Wellness Services medical director told students and faculty about her plans to increase collaboration with the university and create a culture of wellness at WSU. Dr. Bonnie de Vries, who has been at WSU for a week, said she is looking forward to fostering the relationship between...

New art museum opens

New art museum opens

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A bowl full of pins sat on the reception desk with text printed on them reading, “the earth without art is just eh.” Attendees made their way to the snack bar and grabbed mini red velvet cupcakes topped with white frosting and crimson and gray sprinkles. After WSU President Kirk Schulz cut a giant...

Islamic scholar promotes combating harmful narratives

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

While the marginalization of Muslims in the U.S. is not new, there have been significant efforts to curb narratives that have negatively impacted their communities, an American Muslim studies scholar said Thursday. Zahid Bukhari, the executive director of the Islamic Circle of North America, delivered...

New director to lead WSU music school

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU School of Music is now under new leadership, with former Director Greg Yasinitsky stepping down and associate professor Dean Luethi taking over. Luethi, who hails from Wisconsin and identifies as a Green Bay Packers fan, teaches several vocal ensembles and other classes, including a treble...

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