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Officers listen to student concerns

Officers listen to student concerns

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019

ASWSU presented a town hall in collaboration with WSU Police and the Pullman Police Department about strengthening relations between students and law enforcement. Attendees asked the panel how they keep each other accountable in the workplace. WSU Police Officer Mike Petlovany said there are bad...

Political student groups debate economics, foreign policy

Political student groups debate economics, foreign policy

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019

The ASWSU Issues and Forums Committee hosted a debate where members from Young Democrats at WSU and Young Americans for Liberty discussed climate change, election reform and U.S. foreign policy in Iraq, Syria and Venezuela. A moderator asked if the U.S. government should encourage green technology...

Cookie Club has a sweet tooth for self-care

Cookie Club has a sweet tooth for self-care

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019

WSU's Cookie Club does not only focus on baking — the club members also work to emphasize mental health.  “Our goals are to introduce self-care and destressing through baking,” Cookie Club President Eric Campbell said. Vice President Antonio Bak said they meet at 6 p.m. every Wednesday in the Compton ...

Researchers create catalyst to work in low temperatures

Researchers create catalyst to work in low temperatures

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019

A WSU researcher has partnered with colleagues from the University of New Mexico and the Eindhoven University of Technology to develop a catalyst used in vehicle exhaust emissions that can withstand high temperatures and reduce pollutants at low temperatures. Abhaya Datye, a professor in the University...

GPSA discusses department representation issues

GPSA discusses department representation issues

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019

The GPSA Internal Affairs Committee proposed bylaw changes in the Senate’s meeting Monday night. The committee proposed changing the word "department" to "academic unit" in the bylaws. This will redefine who can get a Senate seat so Research and Extension (R&E) students will be able to hold a ...

CougsGive will raise funds for WSU organizations

CougsGive will raise funds for WSU organizations

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019

WSU Giving Day, also known as CougsGive, will fundraise for WSU colleges, departments and organizations April 10. Giving Day includes colleges and organizations, such as the Murrow College of Communication, the Cougar Marching Band, the College of Education and the WSU Alumni Association. ASWSU...

Cougar Health Services to host health fair

Cougar Health Services to host health fair

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2019

Cougar Health Services’ (CHS) Vision Clinic will host an informational health fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the atrium of The Spark: Academic Innovation Hub. Denise Robertson, licensed dispensing optician and manager of the Vision Clinic, said there will also be staff from the health cl...

Scientists search for answers to hoof disease

Scientists search for answers to hoof disease

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2019

Across the state, elk are limping from elk hoof disease. Many of them even die from it. WSU researchers are now trying to determine the cause.  Margaret Wild, professor in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, said elk feet acquire sores from this disease. These lesions end up sp...

Services and Activities Fee Committee approve 4 percent increase

Services and Activities Fee Committee approve 4 percent increase

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2019

The Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee approved a maximum 4 percent increase to the rate of S&A fees that students will pay next academic year. Students will be asked to pay $558, only two dollars less than the highest the fees have ever been. The committee felt pressure to increase S&am...

WSU to host first sports field day

WSU to host first sports field day

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019

WSU will hold its first Unified Sports Field Day from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Smith Gym. The event will be free, and those who want to volunteer can contact Corrie McGrath at [email protected] or (509) 335-8832. Melanie Rossetti, coordinator of competitive sports and youth programs at University Recre...

Access Center addresses disabilities

Access Center addresses disabilities

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019

The Disabled Students and Allies Club will host its second annual Disability Awareness Symposium on April 8 in the CUB. The WSU Access Center is also sponsoring the event. Danica Canedo, an awareness coordinator, said breakfast will start at 9 a.m. and the event will occur between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m...

Entomology department to showcase crawly critters

Entomology department to showcase crawly critters

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019

Community members can witness tarantulas and Madagascar hissing cockroaches at the WSU Entomology Insect Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ensminger Pavilion. The event is free to all, and there are many activities available for people to participate in. Megan Asche, doctoral student in WS...

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