The Daily Evergreen

Event celebrates Indigenous women

Event celebrates Indigenous women

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2019

Terisa Siagatonu, touring poet, speaker and activist, was featured at WSU’s second annual Honoring Indigenous Women event on Sept. 18. Siagatonu’s efforts focus on diverse issues like racial justice, LGBTQ+ rights, gender equity and climate change. Her efforts as a poet and activist in her Pacific...

Senate members talk purpose, transparency

Senate members talk purpose, transparency

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2019

The WSU Faculty Senate hosted a guest speaker on the topic of faculty service at its first meeting of the year Thursday. Melanie-Angela Neuilly, interim associate vice provost for faculty inclusive excellence, spoke about faculty service in communities as a method of restoring trust between universities...

Over $1 million from S&A Fees were not allocated to students this school year

Over $1 million from S&A Fees were not allocated to students this school year

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

WSU students did not receive nearly $1.1 million earmarked for student use this year because WSU scholarships waive Services and Activities Fees before tuition. Students were not able to allocate this money to fund services from groups like ASWSU, GPSA and the CUB. ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas...

Parking fines resulted in over half a million dollars in 2019

Parking fines resulted in over half a million dollars in 2019

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

WSU Transportation Services generated more than half a million dollars in revenue from parking citation fines alone in the fiscal year of 2019, according to its financial report. Over 17,000 parking citations were written in fiscal 2019, according to the WSUTS report. They totaled to $555,613. Par...

Demonstration sparks campus controversy

Demonstration sparks campus controversy

ANGELICA RELENTE and CAMERON SHEPPARD

September 16, 2019

An abortion demonstration that appeared on campus Monday morning displayed several billboards covered in pictures of apparently aborted fetuses in front of Bryan Hall. The group, known as The Center for Bio-ethical Reform, held the demonstration that attracted many passersby and counterprotesters. The d...

Endicott food pantry switches to shopping model

Endicott food pantry switches to shopping model

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2019

The Endicott food pantry implemented a new shopping model mode on Aug. 29 to try to create a better environment for their clients to receive the food they need. David Gilman, Endicott pantry manager, said that they serve around 50 families every month. The Endicott food bank has been running for 20 yea...

Coug Guys and Gals will hold blood drive

Coug Guys and Gals will hold blood drive

KATLYN COOK, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2019

An extension of the Cougar Athletic Fund, Coug Guys and Gals (CGG), is holding their first philanthropic event of the school year from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 19 at the CUE. CGG is connecting with the Red Cross to help replenish the supply in blood banks after recent major natural disasters. Amy...

Parking app available for students, faculty, staff

Parking app available for students, faculty, staff

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2019

Students, faculty, staff and visitors can now pay to park at certain locations on WSU’s campus using a mobile app. The app, called WayToPark, is available on Android and Apple devices for free and is WSU’s first mobile parking app. Chris Boyan, associate director of WSU Transportation Services,...

Potential head lice outbreak leads to public health notice

Potential head lice outbreak leads to public health notice

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

Cougar Health Services has issued a university notice on head lice. Gene Patterson, WSU pest control manager, said students should consider treatment if they have shared a bed with someone who has lice, shared hair attire like hats or ribbons, been in close contact with a person with lice or have...

WSU kicks off Latin Heritage Month at soccer game

WSU kicks off Latin Heritage Month at soccer game

CAITLIN KOONCE, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

The Chicanx Latinx Student Center is hosting events throughout the month to celebrate Latin Heritage Month. “The goal of the events is for people to learn about our culture as well as promote what we do here,” said Carlos Salazar, assistant director of the Chicanx Latinx Student Center. The...

Students address disparity of campus police arrests

Students address disparity of campus police arrests

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2019

The Black Student Union hosted an open discussion about the disparity of WSU police arrests toward black students. Students and faculty met at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education for the Black Student Union Forum. The discussion was a response to a Daily Evergreen article published on Aug. 26. BSU president Makayia Thompson said she was not as surprised as she ...

WSU club hosts event for incoming students

WSU club hosts event for incoming students

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2019

The Indian Students’ Association hosted an event featuring Indian food and a DJ on Sunday night to welcome freshmen and returning students. The event organizers brought in the DJ and equipment as several students began to fill the room. Arun Imayakumar, Indian Students' Association treasurer,...

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