The Daily Evergreen

Student starts Women in Communications chapter at Everett campus

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Everett, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU Everett student recently started an Association for Women in Communications chapter at her campus that will be a sister chapter to WSU Pullman’s. “The Association for Women in Communications is a professional organization that primarily focuses on the advancement of women in the communication...

ASWSU Senate moves to protect student interns, discusses voting, mental health

ASWSU Senate moves to protect student interns, discusses voting, mental health

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2018


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

At the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday, senators and guest speakers discussed mental health, voter registration and passed a new resolution to protect unpaid student interns. Mike Leach and student mental health Football Head Coach Mike Leach spoke on behalf of WSU Athletics at his presentation...

Professor named highly influential by American Chemical Society

Professor named highly influential by American Chemical Society

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Faculty, Features, News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Associate Professor Jean-Sabin McEwen was named a highly influential researcher by the American Chemical Society on Sept. 26. McEwen, who has published 40 papers, some of which are in prestigious journals, received the award for his work in the field of catalysis. James Peterson, director of...

Athletics to hold mental health training

Athletics to hold mental health training

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2018


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

WSU Athletics and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) are starting training sessions for student-athletes that combine a mental health training program and a bystander intervention program. The program is called Strength is Asking for Help: Athlete to Athlete Mental Health Training and combines...

Pullman celebrates Native culture

Pullman celebrates Native culture

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


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

Ku-Ah-Mah and the Native American Women’s Association hosted an Indigenous Peoples’ Day gathering at Todd Steps on Monday to memorialize the culture of Native people and celebrate Pullman’s official switch from Columbus Day. Joelle Edwards, Native American Programs retention specialist, said...

GPSA talks voting, UREC hours, athlete mental health

GPSA talks voting, UREC hours, athlete mental health

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


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

At the GPSA meeting Monday night, members discussed mental health, University Recreation hours and voting at WSU. Guest speaker Kamie Ethridge, head coach of women’s basketball, discussed efforts to improve mental health services for student athletes. Mental health was not an issue that was talked...

WSU ROAR program takes in five new members

WSU ROAR program takes in five new members

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The Responsibility, Opportunity, Advocacy and Respect program at WSU welcomed five new students this fall to participate in the two-year program. ROAR is a WSU post-secondary education program specifically for students with intellectual disabilities that cannot traditionally attend a university, but...

Professor conducts soundtrack for new film

Professor conducts soundtrack for new film

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


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

In the new short film “The Cross-Up,” a WSU professor composed and performed the complete soundtrack for the film which released in February. Greg Yasinitsky, a professor of music, saxophone, composition and jazz studies at WSU, originally became involved with the project when his childhood friend and sc...

Group helps Cougs in drug, alcohol recovery

Group helps Cougs in drug, alcohol recovery

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

For students recovering from drug or alcohol addiction, the WSU student group Cougs for Recovery provides resources and advocates for the reduction of stigma surrounding drug and alcohol dependence. The program follows similar recovery models present in other universities nationwide. It is split between...

Throwback flavor brings vacation vibes

Throwback flavor brings vacation vibes

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


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

Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe is giving customers a throwback to the 1960s with its reintroduction of Tropical Dream, a mango and coconut flavored ice cream popular during that decade. Dave Soler, WSU Creamery assistant manager, said alumni who visit Ferdinand’s ask for the flavor every homecoming. “We...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day grapples with history

Indigenous Peoples’ Day grapples with history

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


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

It’s time to say goodbye to Columbus Day and start celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day. That’s the message the Native American clubs on campus are advocating. This celebration, also known as Native American Day, is an alternative to the U.S. federal holiday recognizing Christopher Columbus,...

Zumbathon supports center for parents on campus

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Women’s Center and local Zumba instructors will hold a Zumbathon on Sunday afternoon to collect food items and baby supplies for Rosario’s Place, a resource on campus for student-parents. The event will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the CUB Senior Ballroom and is open to everyone, including...

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