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ASWSU Senate welcomes Engineering and Architecture seat

From staff reports

January 30, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The Associated Students of Washington State University have appointed a new senator from the Engineering and Architecture College, filling an open position in the Senate.After reviewing three applicants, ASWSU elected Joyce Khoury as the new engineering and architecture senator.“All three applicant...

‘He didn’t just dream’

Chad Sokol | Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

From M-L-K to D-O-double-G, the presence of black icons in American culture must not be perceived as an end to racism in the U.S., an acclaimed sociologist and MSNBC contributor said.Michael Eric Dyson, a sociology professor from Georgetown University, delivered a speech Wednesday night in the CUB Se...

WSU tutoring offers more than an edit

WSU tutoring offers more than an edit

Maia Gabriel | Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

This semester, the Center for Advising and Career Development more than doubled the number of tutors it hires due to an increasing demand for tutoring services across campus.The amount of tutors has increased from 15 to 40 since last semester, said Katherine Lovrich, an academic adviser with the CAC...

Student veterans elect new leaders, find new home

JACOB RUMMEL AND MATTHEW BRUNSTETTER | Evergreen reporters

January 29, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A new cabinet and a new center location are in the works for the student veterans of Washington State University.The ASWSU Student Veterans Committee elected new officers Jan. 16. Their year-long term won't begin until April 30, but the incoming leaders are busy establishing their goals and responsib...

Housing, dining rates to increase

From Staff Reports

January 29, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Freshman Joseph Lucero pays for his dinner at Hillside Cafe, Sunday, Jan. 26.

Health officials will answer questions about insurance

From staff reports

January 28, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU students and Pullman residents interested in learning more about health insurance options will have a chance to ask their questions Tuesday at 7-9 p.m. in the CUB junior ballroom.Local health insurance experts will discuss options and answer questions at the forum to provide information about studen...

Philosophy professor debunks autonomy at Coffee and Politics lecture

Philosophy professor debunks autonomy at Coffee and Politics lecture

Zack Briggs | Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

People’s ability to choose between right and wrong is often prompted by exterior forces, one philosophy professor said.Alfred Mele, a Florida State University professor of philosophy, delivered his interpretation of how humans react in conditioned environments in the Foley Institute’s spring open...

Etiquette, fashion training sets students up for success

Jacob Rummel | Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

After years of wearing sweatpants and T-shirts to class, many college students struggle to adjust to professional environments. The “Make It Big Career Night” looks to address this problem.The Center for Advising and Career Development (CACD) is teaming up with the Women’s Resource Center at 5 p.m. on Jan...

WSU researcher named in top 20 young investigators worldwide

Saied Arvanetes | Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The WSU School of Biological Sciences boasts one of the top young investigators in the world in assistant professor Joanna Kelley.Kelley’s work with species of fish surviving in extreme conditions caught the attention of GenomeWeb, an online scientific news source. Kelley made GenomeWeb’s list of ...

The traveler: College Cab driver Ben Lockett sees it all

Danielle Chiriguayo | Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2014


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Sporting a big smile, a friendly countenance, and (for now) driving a taxi across Pullman, Ben Lockett is living the life he always wanted to live.Born to citizens of the world, Ben has always had a heart for travelling. He has many fond memories of traveling abroad, one of which includes him losing ...

Reaching out to kids who shine

Maia Gabriel | Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Graduate students in the speech and hearing sciences program can develop clinical experience working in a preschool for children with autism.The preschool, called the Domino Project, is an early intensive intervention program for children with autism, said Washington State graduate student Kellie Car...

ASWSU votes for transparency in education funding

Matthew Brunstetter | Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU senate voted to support a resolution for greater budget transparency in higher education at its meeting Wednesday evening.Each WSU student pays more than $11,000 to the university every year in tuition, according to the resolution document. The house bill would require university departments to...

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