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ASWSU, GPSA prepares for S&A deliberations

ASWSU, GPSA prepares for S&A deliberations

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As the Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee begins its 2019-2020 budget deliberations this week, members of ASWSU and GPSA are preparing to present their budget proposals. ASWSU ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem said the ASWSU Executive Budget is asking for about $270,000. There i...

Faculty raises concerns on proposed title changes

Faculty raises concerns on proposed title changes

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

Faculty Senators discussed concerns about proposed changes to faculty titles at the meeting Thursday.   Denise Yost, assistant professor for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, said the proposed non-tenure track changes include four sub-track categories, and instructors with ...

Athletics experts address department’s deficit

Athletics experts address department’s deficit

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

With WSU’s multimillion dollar athletic deficit, WSU Athletics Director Pat Chun said at a talk Thursday that although the university is working to reduce its deficit, money spent on athletics goes to benefit the whole university and not just athletics directly. “The goal is always to complement what...

Sports economist tackles problematic NCAA money race

Sports economist tackles problematic NCAA money race

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Foley Institute hosted Sports Economist Andrew Zimbalist to speak about the problematic money race occurring in college sports across the NCAA, citing coach salaries among the reasons some college sports see major deficits. Zimbalist emphasized the large amounts of money invested into college athletics ...

O eMe Te to host Brown Style dance

O eMe Te to host Brown Style dance

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

La Hermandad De O eMe Te is hosting its annual Brown Style dance at 10 p.m. Saturday at Ensminger Pavilion. “Brown Style is a dance for the public, and it is completely free,” Michael Jaramillo, Brown Style committee chair and La Hermandad vice president, said. “It is not only for WSU stude...

Regents approve $500,000 for athletics

Regents approve $500,000 for athletics

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under News, Photo of the Week, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Board of Regents unanimously approved the athletics department's request for up to $500,000 to pay transition costs to hire Kyle Smith as the new WSU men’s basketball head coach. WSU President Kirk Schulz said any change in coaching often comes with transition costs. The approved funding...

Schulz delivers State of the University

Schulz delivers State of the University

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU President Kirk Schulz gave his annual state of the university speech Tuesday, in which he spoke about the university’s progress on the “Drive to 25” goal, as well as WSU’s engagement and contributions with the entire state of Washington. The university’s administration has been trying to ...

WSU Health Professions Student Center to kick-off three day event

WSU Health Professions Student Center to kick-off three day event

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Health Professions Student Center (HPSC) is hosting a Health Professions Expo at 4:10 p.m. today at the Center for Undergraduate Education, Room 219. HPSC Director Donald Allison said the expo is a three-day event and will feature key speakers and educational activities. He said the even...

Bias Advisory Response Team holds training

Bias Advisory Response Team holds training

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The Bias Advisory Response Team organized a de-escalation training to help students navigate tense situations in public spaces. Sgt. Dawn Daniels, of the WSU Police Department, said she helped organize the session, which is the first for students. “We are starting to see more programs that are...

Researchers aim to save fuel used by marine vessels

Researchers aim to save fuel used by marine vessels

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A team of WSU researchers are creating a way for marine vessels to save fuel. They are doing this by reducing the drag of the vessels, said Konstantin Matveev, associate professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. The team has created an air layer between the vessel hull and ...

Vet Med dean will resign by the end of the year

Vet Med dean will resign by the end of the year

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) dean announced he will step down from his current position. CVM Dean Bryan Slinker said he does not want to leave CVM with an interim dean. He said WSU will begin a search process for a new dean this summer and expects interviews for the position to begin...

ASWSU revamps #DearWSU

ASWSU revamps #DearWSU

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2019


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

ASWSU launched an updated version of the #DearWSU campaign this week. ASWSU Communications Director Brandon Crawford said #DearWSU first started in 2013 by the Taylor Hennessey and Kevin Massimino administration. The goal was to interact with students and answer any questions they might have. Crawford...

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