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Sweatshop victims honored at vigil

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Candles lined the steps of Todd Hall Thursday night, honoring those who suffered in the collapse of a sweatshop in Bangladesh six months ago.More than 50 WSU students, staff and community members gathered together to listen to testimonials of survivors and information about how corporate companies ar...

WSU cyclists work toward creating a more bicycle friendly campus

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Bicyclists at WSU face a challenges that often deter those within the Pullman bicyclist community from riding."The two top issues of why people don't ride bikes are weather and hills. Weather we can't do much about, but the hills we can," said Andrew Stephenson, junior civil engineering major and pr...

New system quickens the search for knowledge

New system quickens the search for knowledge

Teresa Lane, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


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By the end of December, WSU students will have a simpler way to search through the millions of digital files and books through the library.Search It, a new search program, will feature one main search box allowing students to find library materials faster and easier, said Alex Merrill, interim assist...

Taking on Warhol

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The Museum of Art added six Andy Warhol prints to their already vast collection of his work, totaling 174 prints.The prints were received on Oct. 8, and include a colorful depiction of a semi-truck, Sitting Bull and a liquor store receipt, among others.“Normally you would have to go to Seattle to see...

Hamada addresses ASWSU

Zack Briggs, Evergreen ASWSU reporter

October 24, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Yesterday’s ASWSU Senate meeting served as a platform for Director of Residence Life Edwin Hamada to address concerns regarding a paraprofessional contract.Stemming from Resolution 43-02, which vied for the existence of transparency and an appeals process to be present in the Resident Advisor (RA) ...

Comm. expanding to the graduate sector

Nicole Seven, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Strategic communication professionals and students looking to boost their resumes can soon do so from the comfort of their own home with the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication online master's program, administrators said.The online master’s degree program for strategic communication will begin in Janua...

Stranded students share jokes

From Staff Reports

October 23, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The CUB tower elevator remains out of order until further notice after an incident Monday morning that left multiple occupants stranded.One WSU police officer and elevator operators were notified at about 11 a.m. by the Whitcom E-911 dispatch operator of an immovable elevator cart containing 16 peop...

Into the wild

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and Outdoor Recreation Center (OC) at WSU are hosting a weekend backpacking trip with a spin: to preserve the Jerry Johnson Hot Springs.Matt Wagner, coordinator at the Outdoor Programs and Climbing Wall, hopes students and community members will seize the oppo...

An innovative treatment to prostate cancer

An innovative treatment to prostate cancer

By James Clark Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

In the second lecture of the WSU Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series, WSU Professor of Chemistry Cliff Berkman said he developed a new approach to detecting and treating prostate cancer.With this new strategy, they are able to specifically target cancer cells and destroy them from the inside...

‘Girl Rising’ empowers women

By Devin Trubey Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

At WSU, many students receive an education because no one ever told them they couldn’t have one.However, for some people, especially women, education is not as easily accessed. For this reason the International Center thought it important to show “Girl Rising” Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the CUB AuditoriumGlo...

Advancing equality

Advancing equality

Madison Callan The Daily Evergreen

October 18, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

One of the nation's top scholars in sociology, Robert J. Sampson, received the WSU William Julius Wilson Award for the Advancement of Social Justice on Thursday night in the CUB Junior Ballroom.Sampson, a Henry Ford II professor of the social sciences at Harvard University, was granted with the award...

‘Finding Bigfoot’ evidence analyst never stops looking

‘Finding Bigfoot’ evidence analyst never stops looking

Maxwell Reister The Daily Evergreen

October 18, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Bigfoot is like a forest ninja, a Sasquatch field researcher said Thursday evening in a presentation in the WSU CUB Auditorium.Cliff Barackman, an evidence analyst on Animal Planet’s “Finding Bigfoot” TV series, spoke to an audience of more than 100 students and local residents at the Student Ent...

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