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Alumnus donates more than 450 Holocaust books to WSU library

Alumnus donates more than 450 Holocaust books to WSU library

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

January 28, 2019


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

Around fourteen bookcases filled WSU alumnus Lawrence Seeborg’s basement. “I was collecting faster than I can read them,” Seeborg said. Seeborg, who is also a Pullman High School graduate, said he donated over 450 Holocaust-related books to WSU Libraries. He got interested in collecting Holocaust...

Club voices concerns about wall replica

Club voices concerns about wall replica

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2019


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

The WSU College Republicans plan to build a wall replica on campus in late February. The event does not have a date set because Amir Rezamand, WSU College Republicans president, said he invited a number of organizations across the country and wants to ensure he has time to work with them before the...

Board of Regents approve baseball project, Cosmic Crisp funds

Board of Regents approve baseball project, Cosmic Crisp funds

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

This story has been updated to add another proposal the Board of Regents approved. The Board of Regents approved to redesign Bailey-Brayton Field and to support marketing efforts for the Cosmic Crisp apple on Friday at the Board of Regents retreat in Seattle. The $10 million project, also known as Back to Omaha (BTO), will be covered through private donations, according to a pr...

Community encouraged to give input on Title IX revisions, due Monday

Community encouraged to give input on Title IX revisions, due Monday

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


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

A law that prohibits schools from discriminating against students based on sex is under review by the U.S. Department of Education. The WSU community is allowed to submit its comments on the Title IX revisions online through the Office for Equal Opportunity website. All submissions must be sen...

Young Dem announces resignation

Young Dem announces resignation

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Quinton Berkompas, Young Democrats at WSU (YDWSU) president, announced he will be resigning from his position after eight months at the YDWSU meeting Thursday. Berkompas said he is stepping down to focus on a new project, which will be unveiled soon. Vice President Hannah Martian said she will ...

Commission looks for more gender-equal campus

Commission looks for more gender-equal campus

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Members of the WSU Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) discussed a study on women’s salaries, as well as updates on gender-neutral bathrooms during the faculty senate meeting. The commission conducted a study examining equity of women’s salaries at WSU. The college of arts and sciences con...

English department chair hopes to advocate for faculty

English department chair hopes to advocate for faculty

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU English professor Donna Potts was selected to serve as chair of the English department in the College of Arts and Sciences. Potts said she was encouraged by Ashley Boyd, assistant professor in the English department, to run for the open position because of her commitment to the department. “I’m...

WSU regents will debate school funding

WSU regents will debate school funding

CARMEN JARMILLO, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Board of Regents will begin a two-day retreat for their first meeting of the new year today at SeaTac. Regents plan to discuss and approve funding for expansions to the Bailey-Brayton Field as well as marketing of WSU's Cosmic Crisp Apple. With regards to Bailey-Brayton Field, regents will...

Speaker wants to ‘find a solution’

Speaker wants to ‘find a solution’

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Mental health advocate Ross Szabo educated WSU students on the topic of mental health during a seminar held on campus. The seminar, titled “Wellness and Coping Strategies for Students,” took place at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the CUB Junior Ballroom. Szabo said we need to change the way  we vie...

Campus leaders lobby for more mental health services

Campus leaders lobby for more mental health services

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


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

As the Washington State Legislature continues its session this month, GPSA has been lobbying for certain issues affecting students such as mental health. GPSA is lobbying to raise awareness about student’s needs regarding mental health services, said Josh Munroe, GPSA vice president of legislativ...

Library honors fight song 100-year anniversary

Library honors fight song 100-year anniversary

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


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

A new exhibit at the Holland/Terrell Libraries showcases the origins of the WSU fight song. Phyllis Sayles and Zella Melcher, who were both music majors at Washington State College, wrote the fight song to bring more spirit to campus after ­World War I. “There were lots of letters in the Evergreen decrying the lack of spirit amongst the student body,” University Archivist Mark O’English said. “They got togeth...

Robot helps those with memory impairment

Robot helps those with memory impairment

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


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

WSU’s engineering, psychology and computer science departments worked together to develop a robot to help older adults with memory impairment. The robot, also called Robot Activity Support (RAS), is meant to help older adults do daily activities like taking medication, said Bryan Minor, associate...

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