The Daily Evergreen

WSU Showcase exhibits university’s best

By Cole Campitiello | Evergreen Reporter

March 24, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

This week WSU will host the WSU Showcase, an annual weeklong event providing recognition for exemplary work done by members of the WSU community since 2004.“It is a celebration of excellent work of the faculty and staff,” said Fran McSweeney, chair of the Showcase 2015 Steering Committee.McSween...

Kicking off a philanthropic, fun week

From staff reports

March 23, 2015


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Fraternity and sorority life will spend next week raising money for a boy named Josiah from Lewiston to help fulfill his wish of visiting Winter, a dolphin at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Florida. Winter is also a character from the movie Dolphin Tale."Greek Week is 90 percent philanthropy. I...

Despite rumors, Pullman in safety zone

COLE CAMPITIELLO | Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Pullman residents have little to worry about as the Palouse gets warmer and approaches fire season. Despite popular belief that might suggest otherwise, the Pullman fire chief iterates that the city is in a low-risk area.Pullman Fire Chief Mike Heston said many of the fire risks in Pullman can either ari...

Deans, professors build a community on statistics

MINNA LEE | Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Members from the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) and the College of Arts and Sciences are working together to create the Consortium for Interdisciplinary Statistical Education and Research (CISER), which will improve the process of collecting statistical data for s...

Reacting to nuclear power

BY SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A nuclear reactor sitting on the far reaches of the WSU Pullman campus has helped advance research and allowed students to pursue careers in nuclear science for decades.Built in 1959 as a materials test reactor, the WSU Nuclear Radiation Center uses a Teaching Research Isotope Production General Atomic (TRI...

‘Brown Lives Matter:’ Students hold vigil for Latino/a lives

‘Brown Lives Matter:’ Students hold vigil for Latino/a lives

BY MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Students and faculty gathered on the steps in front of Todd Hall last night for a candle-light vigil in remembrance of Hispanic lives lost in recent months.Titled “Brown Lives Matter,” the event was not only for lives recently lost, but also in light of recent racial events at Washington State Univ...

WakeUpWSU meets with Floyd

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Last night, WakeUpWSU joined with President Elson S. Floyd to discuss the actions taken in response to the list of grievances sent to Floyd earlier in the week. Accompanying them were several students and staff members to lend their voice and thoughts to the situation.WakeUpWSU is a student-driven mo...

The damage of a DUI

The damage of a DUI

BY ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2015


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

Spring break: it’s the opportunity to leave Pullman and the stress of academia behind, yet prime time for students to make poor decisions under the influence of drugs or alcohol, such as getting a DUI.Lieutenant Steve Hansen said the WSU Police makes DUI arrests two to three times per weekend. Dur...

Texting and driving: ‘It’s not worth it’

Texting and driving: ‘It’s not worth it’

BY HANNAH RAY LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2015


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

Samuel Thompson knew better than to text and drive.“He knew better, and that’s the thing,” Lisa Thompson said, adding that parents try to make their kids listen to them, but that her son was probably in a hurry and thought it wouldn’t happen to him.On Sept. 12, 2014, Sam died in a head-on collisi...

Taking it too far and becoming impaired

Taking it too far and becoming impaired

BY SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2015


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

Spring break has sprung again, and many fun-loving students will be enjoying a week of beaches, bikinis and beer while others may be staying in Pullman, with no classes to keep them out of trouble.But there is a line between relaxing fun and danger.Director of WSU Health and Wellness Dr. Dennis Garc...

Revolutionizing the student voice

BY JONATHAN CARRIGAN AND MINNA LEE | Evergreen reporters

March 12, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

A revolution for the students’ voice began last night at Phi Kappa Tau.With 60.1 percent of the vote, Adam Crouch and Kyle Geiger were announced to be the next ASWSU president and vice president.Students participated in record numbers for this year’s elections with 30.4 percent of students voting, more t...

WakeUpWSU takes grievances to President Floyd

WakeUpWSU takes grievances to President Floyd

BY EMILY STORM | Evergreen reporter

March 11, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

At last night's WakeUpWSU meeting, leadership expanded the campaign to other underrepresented groups on campus as they drafted a list of grievances to take to President Elson S. Floyd.In order to keep the issue in the eyes of the administration, a follow-up meeting with the Board of Administration will ...

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