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A second home in the CUB

JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

In the last 35 years, WSU has had six football coaches and four university presidents. It’s only had one Leila Ruiz.Ruiz began her job as a CUB custodian on Nov. 1, 1978, and she has worked in the CUB custodial department ever since. Today, Ruiz is a custodial supervisor and does everything in her...

Man banned from WSU campus arrested

From staff reports

February 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Previously arrested for threatening gang violence against police officers, one man was arrested for first-degree criminal trespassing Feb. 10 after he was reported to have unlawfully entered Streit Hall.Campus police arrived to the scene where Joel A. Villela, 18, was seen inside a room within a month from being served pape...

Student senate confirms three new members

MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

With multiple candidates from which to choose, ASWSU filled the three vacant positions for the all-campus senator seats.Seven candidates showed up to Wednesday’s senate meeting to make their case before the senate about their eligibility for the seat.After a brief election Hector Zurita, Selamawit ...

Students practice life skills at the CDC

RENEE MCCANN | Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Nine students and two faculty members spent time at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta to learn about CDC operations and post-college opportunities.WSU veterinary students went to the CDC Jan. 27 to learn about opportunities offered for veterinary students. They also learn...

After 3-year vacancy, WSU Foundation searches for CEO

From staff reports

February 12, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU Foundation has embarked on a national search to fill a position left vacant for more than three and a half years.The CEO of the WSU Foundation and assistant vice president of university development are two parts of the same position – with leadership roles in both the Foundation and the uni...

WSU Zumba shuffles out the violence

Lance Lijewski | Daily Evergreen

February 12, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Just over one year ago, one of Zumba instructor Jenny Eskander’s close friends lost her life as a result of physical violence. Her husband beat her until she died.“This is not right,” she said. “Together, we can make a difference to prevent these tragedies.”For reasons like this, One Billio...

Students to make case for issue of global importance

NOHELANI QUIGTAR | Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Students have until Feb. 18 to register for the Global Case Competition, a series of presentations in which they will offer solutions to major issues throughout the world.“Students will have to learn to work together across disciplinary boundaries and physical boundaries,” said Christine Oakley, ...

‘Ancestral ghosts’: Researcher explains how environmental factors affect genes across generations

‘Ancestral ghosts’: Researcher explains how environmental factors affect genes across generations

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A grandmother's exposure to a toxin could affect her grandchildren's health decades later, a WSU researcher said.Michael Skinner, a professor in the School of Biological Sciences, spoke yesterday evening in the Honors College lounge about the ways in which environmental factors can cause disease acr...

Northside: the sequel

MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The second installment of the Northside neighborhood will begin construction this spring.Northside Phase 2 is the next residence hall scheduled for construction on the north end of the WSU campus. Architecturally similar to Northside 1, the building will span a three-acre lot that currently serves as parking...

Response mixed to WSU’s new alcohol rule

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU fraternities must choose between alcohol and housing freshmen.According to a message from WSU President Elson S. Floyd, beginning in fall 2014 fraternities that house freshmen must be alcohol-free.This is one of many decisions made by the university to watch out for students’ safety, Dean of S...

“Best bang for our buck”: Residence Life aims to offer more for less

“Best bang for our buck”: Residence Life aims to offer more for less

MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The cost of living in a WSU residence hall rises each year, but there are avenues in place to keep prices in check, Director of Residence Life Edwin Hamada said.The Housing Advisory Board determines where the budget is used, Hamada said. The board justifies the budget requests for renovations or new ...

Sticky fingers: Students protect from theft – and Spiderman – in WSU residence halls

ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

He awoke in his room to the sight of a masked figure holding his laptop. Spiderman, it seemed, had entered through an open door.An individual donning a Spiderman Halloween mask was reported to have stolen the student’s laptop in the middle of the night.The victim of the theft, which took place last...

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