The Daily Evergreen

Standing silent

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

They stood hand-in-hand, their mouths duct-taped shut while wearing shirts decorated with words such as “queer” or “faggot” on one side, “yes I am” on the other.On Friday, four WSU students protested outside the CUB in recognition of the Day of Silence, an annual nationwide demonstration aga...

New ways to pay for parking introduced

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Transportation Services will offer annual campus parking permit renewals again on April 15, according to a press release.Current eligible annual permit holders will receive an e-mail directing them to the Transportation Services website for renewal.For the 2014-2015 year, annual permit prices will...

Clean tech building named for PACCAR

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The College of Engineering and Architecture building that began construction earlier last month will be named in recognition of its major donor, PACCAR.PACCAR, a company that manufactures medium to heavy-duty trucks, donated an undisclosed amount to make the building possible.“It fits well with our i...

Students propose solutions for problems far from home

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Groups of WSU students came together and competed to solve a problem and save lives as far away as Bangladesh.Participants in the Global Case Competition presented to judges their solution to reduce arsenic intake in target communities in the Satkhira district in southwest Bangladesh to toxicologically ...

Work and play

BY NOHELANI QUIGTAR | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Every Friday in the International Center, Mark Bordsen rolls in with a suitcase full of board games and a crowd of students not too far behind.Mark Bordsen is the game facilitator for the English with Board Games Program and volunteers his time to bring a variety of different games for students to play...

A week of events bring Greek members together for charity

A week of events bring Greek members together for charity

BY ZACK BRIGGS | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Thousands of WSU Greeks united this week, participating in several fundraising activities as a way to serve the local community and benefit a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the homeless with transitional housing.Thirteen teams comprised of fraternity and sorority members took part in v...

making halls feel like home for Mom

making halls feel like home for Mom

BY SHANE MICHARD | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

As Mom’s Weekend approaches, residence halls around campus gear up for the festivities.From brunches to dances, many residence halls have traditional activities that aim to make the weekend fun and memorable for students and their moms.“We hope that residents and moms will walk away from the weekend fe...

Supporting dreams on the radio

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Two students work together to answer questions about higher education for the Latino and Hispanic communities through an independent radio program.A Spanish-speaking radio program, called “WSU Conectándote!” or “Get Connected with WSU!” is put on by WSU students and reaches Latino and Hispanic...

ASWSU resolves WSU needs improved Internet

ASWSU resolves WSU needs improved Internet

From staff reports

April 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU's internet services need improvement, ASWSU agreed last night. Devon Seymour, ASWSU director of academic affairs, gave a presentation to the senate about the status of internet service around campus.About 70 percent of the buildings on campus have outdated network wiring, Seymour said.“You don’t...

Syncing up

CHAD SOKOL | Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Adorned in neon and flaunting sports gear, teams of Greek students shook the stage last night in the CUB Senior Ballroom, moving their lips with the words of top-40 hits.Twelve teams, each comprised of members from two or three fraternities and sororities, performed five-minute choreographed dances at t...

ASWSU plans bylaws for new budget umbrella

BY JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU is endeavoring to develop new bylaws after the Services & Activity Fee Committee voted to move the budget management of some smaller Registered Student Organizations under the umbrella of the ASWSU senate.The S & A Fee committee determines how the mandatory S & A fees collected by the university will be dispersed to variou...

WSU considers a medical school

BY NATHAN HOWARD | Evergreen managing editor

April 10, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The future of WSU’s medical program will be decided by July.Following the University of Washington’s announcement in March that UW would expand its school of medicine to the Spokane region, WSU announced Friday it had begun a feasibility assessment to investigate the potential of opening a medical s...

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