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Contractors remove feeder tunnel, close some pedestrian access on Grimes Way

Contractors remove feeder tunnel, close some pedestrian access on Grimes Way

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019


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

Electric contractors started construction work on the WSU electric power distribution system Monday. WSU Construction Manager Brian Funke said contractors will remove an old feeder tunnel. The construction is planned to last until approximately the second week of June. Areas effected by construction...

Committee finalizes Student Technology Fee proposals

Committee finalizes Student Technology Fee proposals

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Technology Fee Committee presented funding suggestions from requests given by a number of groups over the week. The first step in funding projects is for the committee to approve where they think they should allocate funds to. The committee will take the budget to the ASWSU Senate for approval,...

Committee holds info session on S&A

Committee holds info session on S&A

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Members of the Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee held an informational session to help increase understanding of the S&A Fee allocation process and transparency about how money from student fees is spent. Every student at WSU pays for S&A Fees in addition to their tuition, ASW...

Panhellenic members help build school in Kasungu

Panhellenic members help build school in Kasungu

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Members of the Panhellenic sororities fundraised to help build a school in Malawi, Africa, over spring break. Anna McLeod, Kappa Kappa Gamma member, said the Panhellenic sororities fundraised about $37,000 to build a new school in the Kasungu district, which is in the central region of Malawi. Annaka...

Doctoral students compete, present research

Doctoral students compete, present research

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU doctoral students will compete against one another in WSU’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on March 27. In 3MT, competitors must present their research in three minutes to a panel of judges from the Pullman community, said Dan Bernardo, WSU provost and executive vice president. The...

FASA to host Filipino Culture Night

FASA to host Filipino Culture Night

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019


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

The WSU Filipino American Student Association (FASA) will host its annual Filipino Culture Night at 6 p.m. tonight at the Ensminger Pavilion. “The theme for this year is ‘Kapamilya Namin,’ which means ‘our family’ in Tagalog,” said Joni Cobarrubias, FASA public relations officer and f...

Speaker connects mental health, black youth

Speaker connects mental health, black youth

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A counselor from Georgetown University Medical Center presented her talk on “Understanding Global-Historical Context and Complexity of Mental Health and Depression Disparities in the Black Youth” in the CUB Senior Ballroom on Wednesday night. Dr. Alfiee M. Breland-Noble worked as a counselor at...

ASWSU approves recycling initiative to urge lawmakers

ASWSU approves recycling initiative to urge lawmakers

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


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

The ASWSU Senate finalized its decision to support campus recycling initiatives and confirmed two students to College of Arts and Sciences seats Wednesday. Resolution for recycling initiatives approved Senators Kiera Rust, Grant Esomonu and Chase Urquhart authored the resolution to improve recyc...

Veterinary college replaces long-lasting MRI machine

Veterinary college replaces long-lasting MRI machine

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


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

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine has replaced its 22-year-old MRI machine after three and a half years of fundraising. It is recommended to replace the machine every three to five years, but Kay Glaser, associate development director of the veterinary medicine office, said the college’s MRI machin...

Groups request funding from tech fees

Groups request funding from tech fees

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Five more groups requested money from the WSU Technology Fee Committee for possible funding. CougPrints was the first group to request money from the committee to fund printing for students. “Being a student, nothing runs smoothly or perfectly,” said Tony Verdusco, a senior humanities major and Coug...

Todd cafe receives new espresso machine donation

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The cafe located in Todd Hall hopes to provide more efficient services and quality after a new partnership formed with the Farmer Brother Company. Before receiving the donations, the only four machines they had were breaking one by one, which resulted in slow service, Atrium Cafe Barista Bree Ask...

Students compete in baseball analytics conference

Students compete in baseball analytics conference

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Four WSU students participated in a competition over spring break at the Society for American Baseball Research Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Dante Ludlow, junior sports management major, said he found out about the competition while he searched for internships. WSU does not have a...

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