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New task force to aid Wash. mudslide victims

New task force to aid Wash. mudslide victims

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Washington State University is assembling a task force comprised of faculty and staff to orchestrate recovery efforts in response to last month’s mudslide northeast of Seattle.Curt Moulton, director of WSU’s Snohomish County Extension office, is leading the recovery operation. He said it will take seve...

Cultural personality traits linked to good moods

BY RENEE MCCANN | Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

New research done on cross-culture personality traits may help WSU researchers understand how to help improve moods in a more successful way.A study found that people who participate in extroverted behaviors experienced more positive moods, said Timothy Church, WSU professor of counseling psychology.The...

Celebrating a century

BY HEATHER MORSE | Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Students crowded into The Bookie for free music, ice cream and silly photographs to celebrate the bookstore’s 100th birthday on Friday, April 25.In addition to the band, free Ferdinand’s ice cream sandwiches, and pictures at the photo booth, ASWSU President Taylor Hennessey gave a speech about how The B...

LEADing on

LEADing on

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President Jared Powell and Vice President LaKecia Farmer were inaugurated last night, one of many honors praised during the LEAD 2014 award ceremony in the CUB Senior Ballroom. The 2014 Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction event celebrated the leadership of approximately 50 WSU stu...

The final candidates for provost address students

BY JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The search for a new permanent provost and executive vice president came to a head this week as the two remaining candidates for the position held public forums to communicate their qualifications and ideas for the future.The two finalists left in the search for a new provost are A. Dale Whittaker, ...

Leaving something lasting

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

April 25, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Their campaign slogan was “Win the Day.” But for one outgoing ASWSU presidential duo about to graduate, it’s time to change that motto.“We’ll change it to ‘Won the day,’” Vice President Kevin Massimino said.Massimino and President Taylor Hennessey now reflect on their journey serving as ...

ASWSU welcomes new senate

From staff reports

April 24, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The incoming batch of ASWSU senators held a crash-course meeting yesterday evening to discuss their first official orders of business.The 44th ASWSU senate, some members of which carried over from the 43rd, also met with ASWSU President-elect Jared Powell, Vice President-elect LaKecia Farmer, and the ...

Tweeting for change: Professors say social media is pivotal in the Middle East

MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

‘Blogger activists’ and social media are driving forces in the changing social climate of the Arab world, said several professors who spoke last night in the second-to-last installment of the Foley Institute's Coffee & Politics lecture series.“The media in Egypt now, the mass media, and across the Musl...

Student leader awarded for violence prevention

Student leader awarded for violence prevention

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU Ph.D. candidate for criminal justice and criminology recently won an award for her outreach and dedication on teaching bystanders violence prevention.Ph.D. candidate Amber Morczek was recently awarded the Karen P. DePauw Leadership Award, a $1,500 scholarship to further her research.The award is ...

Tree-planting honors WSU pioneer

BY MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The legacy of one of Washington state’s and WSU’s earliest pioneers came full circle Tuesday when a tree directly related to the one he originally owned was planted at WSU's arboretum in honor of Earth Day.The butternut tree, which was brought to the state by pioneer George Washington Bush more than 100 y...

Quinoa on the Palouse

BY NOHELANI QUIGTAR | Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Assistant Professor Kevin Murphy will discuss all things quinoa at the Innovators Lecture Series in Seattle on April 24.The Innovators Lecture Series is an event highlighting research made by WSU professors and scientists and promoting informed discussion about matters of vital importance in the 21st c...

Volunteers work for environmental awareness

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Service, sustainability and environmental awareness will be celebrated all week in honor of Earth Day.The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE), Student Involvement, the ASWSU Environmental Sustainability Alliance and the WSU Environmental Science Club are working to host various events on campus each day to ...

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