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WSU sues over Cosmic Crisp

WSU sues over Cosmic Crisp

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU, WSU Pullman campus

WSU filed a countersuit in response to a lawsuit brought against the university by an agriculture technology company over a new variety of apple. A lawsuit filed in King County by Phytelligence on Feb. 26 claims that WSU broke the terms of their contract that deals with the Cosmic Crisp apple variety,...

Admin post finalist to visit Pullman today

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen asst. news editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

Three finalists for the associate vice president of student engagement position will make their case to students and faculty over the next two weeks through a series of forums and presentations. The associate vice president will report to Student Affairs Vice President Mary Jo Gonzales as well as...

ASWSU to hold special election for CAHNRS

ASWSU to hold special election for CAHNRS

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 19, 2018


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

ASWSU will hold a special election specifically for the College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Resource Sciences students, some of whom were not able to vote for their senator during the regular election earlier this month. Election Board Chair Bradley Warren said CAHNRS students will have another...

Pinkleton named dean of College of Communication

Pinkleton named dean of College of Communication

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Bruce Pinkleton will take over as the new dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. He has been heavily involved with the college through teaching and serving as both interim and assistant dean since he began his educational career with WSU in the early 1990s. Pinkleton has said he...

ASWSU Senate supports multicultural plaza plan

ASWSU Senate supports multicultural plaza plan

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU senators passed a resolution in support of naming the plaza on top of Terrell Library the “Multicultural Greek Plaza” at its weekly meeting. The resolution urges WSU administration to dedicate the plaza to the multicultural Greek community at WSU to help bring attention to those organizations...

Hyllseth has high standards for pres, VP

Hyllseth has high standards for pres, VP

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential candidates Harald Hyllseth and Devon Holze gathered with friends and supporters at Holze’s Greek chapter at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night to await election results. Their campaign earned just under 2,000 votes, about 46 percent of the total vote, according...

VetMed students excluded from vote for their senators

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Students in the College of Veterinary Medicine have been unable to vote for the four ASWSU Senate positions that represent them, in what students leaders from the college see as a denial of their fundamental rights. The college does not have its own senators, but shares joint positions with the College...

Heritage houses to continue with full funding

Heritage houses to continue with full funding

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

Despite fears of either a 58 percent funding cut to the WSU Culture and Heritage Houses or the houses being sold, they received their full operating budget for the year and will continue to function. The houses, three of which were acquired in 2006 and one in 2011, serve as rentals for student organizati...

ASWSU, GPSA polls open today

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, GPSA, News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU and the Graduate and Professional Students Association are holding president, vice president and Senate elections, as well as sending referendums to voters. Both GPSA and ASWSU voting has opened. Undergraduate students can take part in the ASWSU vote at stations in the CUB or online at studentvote.wsu.edu....

GPSA president, VP, senate candidates debate

GPSA president, VP, senate candidates debate

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The candidates on the sole presidential ticket for the Graduate and Professional Students Association laid out their platform at a debate Monday in Butch’s Den, saying they want to advocate on behalf of their constituents and work together between departments. The candidates are Amir Gilmore for...

A complete guide to the ASWSU Senate election

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

Over 30 undergraduate students are competing for seats on the ASWSU Senate. There are six openings for the all campus position, four for uncertified, two for business, one for engineering and architecture, four for arts and sciences, one for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences,...

Regents approve higher housing rates, facility move

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The Board of Regents, WSU’s highest governing body, voted to increase Pullman campus’ housing and dining rates starting fall semester 2018. Cost of living in residence hall double rooms will increase an average of 2.4 percent, or $162, according to a Student Affairs action item presented to the...