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Distinguished community members receive awards

Distinguished community members receive awards

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2018


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

Since 2003, individuals who have served the Pullman community through promoting goodwill have been honored with a plaque inscribed with their name on the sidewalk around downtown Pullman. Members of the Pullman community gathered around Sam Dial Jewelers on Aug. 18 to honor the 2018 Walk of Fame inductees...

Politicians parade in Pullman

Politicians parade in Pullman

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The annual National Lentil Festival in Pullman brought out many current and aspiring government officials and their adherents to meet and speak with members of the community. Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell, congressional candidate Lisa Brown and their supporters walked together during the festival's...

IFC aims to increase inclusivity, drops GPA requirement

IFC aims to increase inclusivity, drops GPA requirement

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 17, 2018


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

WSU students registering to join a fraternity can no longer be turned away because of their grades. The Interfraternity Council (IFC), used to require all students registering for recruitment to have a 2.9 or a higher Grade Point Average (GPA), now only recommends it in order to “optimize opportunity”...

WSU breaks even with Hawaii Alive! Orientation

WSU breaks even with Hawaii Alive! Orientation

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU plans on hosting another Alive! orientation in Hawaii next summer after a successful pilot run in June. Amanda Morgan, director of New Student Programs, said the session went well and actually exceeded expectations in some areas. “It was definitely a success on many accounts,” Morgan said....

Some freshman living in triples, RAs sharing rooms

Some freshman living in triples, RAs sharing rooms

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 17, 2018


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

Housing and Residence Life has had to remedy an overflow of housing applications by creating more space in residence halls. Once Housing and Residence Life got word the incoming freshman class would be bigger than anticipated, they came up with a plan to make sure they had enough housing space, Edw...

Plate info protected by state law

Plate info protected by state law

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


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

WSU Transportation Service’s license plate recognition technology will be implemented at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. However, it is unclear how much of the information collected by the department will be subject to public records requests due to the fact such a request has never been...

WSU accused of animal deaths, abuse

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 15, 2018


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

An animal rights group called WSU a “criminal laboratory” after it received documents it claims contain evidence of negligence toward animals by the university. One of the incidents in the documents involved a group of infant bats that developed a disease called cachexia which resulted in their...

Some campus streets will see closures Saturday

Some campus streets will see closures Saturday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 10, 2018


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

As students move into their homes for the upcoming school year, WSU’s Pullman campus will see a number of road closures and resulting detours to help aid the move-in process Saturday. The closures will affect numerous streets on the Northside and Hillside areas of campus, while Southside will see...

GPSA leaders balance school, advocacy

GPSA leaders balance school, advocacy

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, GPSA, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Correction: Josh Munroe's name has been updated to reflect its correct spelling. The new leaders of GPSA — Amir Gilmore, David Silva and Josh Munroe — are performing balancing acts. They are graduate students completing their dissertations, job hunters looking for workplaces after graduation and exec...

‘Being a female voice in a room is very important’

‘Being a female voice in a room is very important’

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergeen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, Features, Local, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Savannah Rogers hopes to utilize her position as ASWSU President this year to bring both a woman’s perspective and a safety-based, holistic approach to the student body. Rogers, elected in spring 2018, ran a campaign focused on safety and empowerment. She said she defines safety as something...

How student fees are used at WSU

How student fees are used at WSU

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

One thing on the mind of most college freshmen before they ever sit in a university classroom for the first time is student fees. ASWSU President Savannah Rogers said students should be curious about where their money goes. “Don’t be okay with just seeing the words ‘tech fee,’ ” Rogers...

WSU looks to increase window safety

WSU looks to increase window safety

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2018


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

Matthew Gray, a new student at WSU in fall 2017, was moving into his dorm with the help of his family a year ago and was looking forward to four years of memories and opportunities. It was around 2 a.m. on Aug. 24 ­— just three days after his arrival in Pullman — when tragedy struck. Gray,...

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