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ASWSU calls university to implement trainings for all Greek chapters

FROM STAFF REPORTS

March 4, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President Jared Powell released a statement this afternoon calling for Washington State to implement mandatory annual cultural competency and sensitivity training for all Greek chapters.Speaking on behalf of ASWSU, Powell stated the organization believes most Greek members are benevolent and w...

PSAB addresses campus prejudice

By ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2015


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Counteracting prejudice was on the agenda for The President’s Student Advisory Board, when they met yesterday.Kimberly Anderson, director of the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO), gave a brief overview of their policy when dealing with sex and gender-based violence and addressed concerns that graduat...

Multicultural Greek organizations host tables to spread the word

By Lance Lijewski | Evergreen Greek life reporter

March 4, 2015


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Community members interacted with multicultural fraternities and sororities yesterday afternoon during the United Greek Association’s (UGA) Meeting the Multicultural Greeks event.From 12:30 - 2 p.m., multicultural fraternities and sororities hosted tables in Butch’s Den where individuals could learn mo...

Red Band Watch program preparing students for emergencies

From staff reports

March 4, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Washington State students who want to learn how to respond to alcohol-related issues can sign up for free training and CPR certification next week.WSU Health and Wellness Services is hosting the Red Watch Band program to train and educate students on the proper protocol if there is an emergency. The ...

Circle of Sisterhood

From staff reports

March 3, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

This semester, the Panhellenic Council’s philanthropy committee has launched a new social media campaign to support the Circle of Sisterhood organization.The Circle of Sisterhood is a 4-year-old national organization based out of Indianapolis. It supports entities which assist in supporting educatio...

Tickling taste buds

Tickling taste buds

By SHANE MICHARD | The Daily Evergreen

March 3, 2015


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Hard-pressed to bolster the cider apple industry in Washington state, a team of WSU scientists has received a grant to continue their research in the fast-growing science of cider apple production.Carol Miles, a vegetable horticulture professor at the WSU Mount Vernon Research Center, has been researching...

I am scholarly, I am Panhellenic

By Lance Lijewski | The Daily Evergreen Greek life reporter

March 3, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Women of the Greek community are highlighting their community involvement this March with a new challenge titled #IAmInvolved for the Panhellenic Council’s I Am Panhellenic Campaign. A video was released this morning on Panhellenic social media accounts.“We want to highlight the members of our community ...

Creating wheat for a warming world

BY ALYSSA MAYEDA | Evergreen contributor

March 3, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The development of heat-tolerant wheat varieties is important for global food security with temperatures projected to increase due to climate change.“Globally, wheat production is already not sustainable,” said Kulvinder Gill, professor of crop and soil sciences in the College of Agricultural, Hu...

1 billion against violence

1 billion against violence

From staff reports

February 13, 2015


Filed under News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

Students will dance, sing, and hear stories from abuse survivors in an effort to stop domestic violence.The WSU V-Day club and UREC teamed up to offer a 1 Billion Rising event for the community. V-Day is a global organization combating domestic violence toward women. Launched on Valentine’s Day in...

Coming full-circle on a well-rounded education

BY AMBERLYNNE UMAYAM | Evergreen reporter

December 12, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Having a connection to the university you attend can mean the difference between graduating or not. Several of WSU’s seniors will bid a goodbye to this part of their life to embark on a new journey. That journey will begin at WSU’s fall commencement ceremony tomorrow at 10 a.m. in Beasley Coliseum....

KUGR runs for Team Gleason

BY JENNIFER LADWIG | Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2014


Filed under Features, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU student radio station KUGR has been looking for a way to fundraise for a while, said KUGR’s fundraising director. The KUGR staff had to put their heads together to think of something both meaningful and fun to encourage student involvement.What the station came up with was the KUGR Fun Run, a fu...

A golden retriever helps researchers fight cancer

A golden retriever helps researchers fight cancer

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A 3-year-old golden retriever named Matilda might hold clues to fighting cancer.Matilda, who lives in Pullman with her veterinarian owners, is one of 3,000 golden retrievers enrolled in a nationwide study that assesses risk factors for various types of cancer.The Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is be...

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