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‘Finding Bigfoot’ evidence analyst never stops looking

‘Finding Bigfoot’ evidence analyst never stops looking

Maxwell Reister The Daily Evergreen

October 18, 2013


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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...

One Step at a Time

From Staff Reports

October 17, 2013


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Conner Webb, left, runs in the 5k.

Students urged to ‘Bring freedom where there’s fear’

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2013


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Listening to her joke about her height and her tree allergy, no one would guess Judy Shepard suffered the loss of a child.Shepard spoke  about her son’s death and the inequality the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community faces in America on Wednesday night in the CUB Junior Ballroom....

Even in retirement, Campbell gives back to students

Devin Trubey, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2013


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Pharmacy professor Keith Campbell has retired, but his legacy will live on in the form of scholarships.At Campbell’s retirement party on Oct. 5 attendees raised funds for two new scholarships in Campbell’s name for students studying in the pharmaceutical department.“It was Keith’s idea. He also ha...

Ranked writing center edits for success

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2013


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The WSU Writing Program was named as one of the top in the nation alongside 18 other Ivy League and top ranking universities."To win a distinction like this means WSU's reputation is well-known across the country," said Lisa Johnson, co-director of the writing program.U.S. News and World Report name...

Opportunities for service open up across the world

Nicole Seven | The Daily Evergreen

October 15, 2013


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Instead of celebrating spring break on the beach, some students decide to spend their week giving back to the community.The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is partnering with a few different organizations to bring groups of students to Guatemala, India, Death Valley, Calif., and different locations a...

Rescued python dies suddenly

Rescued python dies suddenly

Devin Trubey | The Daily Evergreen

October 15, 2013


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Members of the WSU College of Veterinary Science rescued an 11-foot python on Oct. 8 that was badly burned after wrapping itself around a bathroom heater.After an unexpected turn on Saturday, the snake died due to unknown circumstances.“Rarely do we go and rescue an animal,” said Charlie Powell, pu...

Residence Life responds to Senate

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2013


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What began as a response to students sharing their termination stories in the spring of 2013 has brought members of the 43rd ASWSU Senate to approve a resolution urging Residence Life to adjust its employment policies.Resolution 43-02 requests that the department of Residence Life create a more tr...

A doorway to knowledge

Chad Sokol Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2013


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The front door to WSU has opened, said Roger Patterson, vice president of WSU Finance and Administration.Patterson and other university leaders spoke Saturday at the official dedication for the new Brelsford WSU Visitor Center. The new facility is located at 150 N.E. Spring St., near Reaney Park.The Vis...

Luau reflects WSU diversity through cultural sharing

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen Multicultural reporter

October 14, 2013


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Colorful lights and rhythmic sounds filled the CUB Senior Ballroom Friday night as the Pacific Islanders Club (PIC) performed for the 12th annual Dad’s Weekend Cultural Exhibition Luau.This year’s Dad’s Weekend came almost a month earlier than last year's, but despite the date change, the PIC welco...

Foley lecture discusses the Iran-US relationship

Lance Lijewski, The Daily Evergreen

October 11, 2013


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The rise of the Islamic extremists, the financial support of Iraq by the United States during the Persian Gulf War and the controversial Iran-Contra situation were all on the table in a talk with a national expert in Iranian studies Thursday.The Thomas S. Foley Institute hosted Stanford University prof...

Science clubs gear up for Dad’s Weekend

Madison Callan, The Daily Evergreen

October 11, 2013


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Explosions and demonstrations put on by the physics and chemistry clubs will bring in Dad’s Weekend with a bang.At 11:30 a.m. on Saturday the clubs' members will drop pumpkins off the sixth and 12th floors of Webster Hall to the Webster Plaza."The idea behind the event is to recreate Galileo's gravity...

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