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New rules for pass/fail class options

New rules for pass/fail class options

AMAAN RAHMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2020

Editor's Note: This article has been updated from a previous version, which had stated WSU would not allow pass/fail options. This was clarified in the story using the transcript of the teleconference, but if there's any confusion about the process for applying for a pass/fail please visit the WSU Regist...

WSU postpones May commencement

WSU postpones May commencement

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2020

Students received an email Wednesday morning announcing May commencement will be postponed for all WSU campuses due to restrictions on large group gatherings. Graduates will have two opportunities to celebrate commencement, according to the email.  An in-person event for WSU Pullman is tent...

All Bookie locations close for two weeks

All Bookie locations close for two weeks

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

March 24, 2020

The Bookie will temporarily close all stores beginning on March 24 amid the COVID-19 outbreak. This closure includes CORETECH, which is the Apple authorized campus store in Pullman. The stores are located in the Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities and Vancouver campuses. They plan to reopen on April 6 but may...

Faculty artists present campus collection

Faculty artists present campus collection

HARRY LAWS, Evergreen contributer

February 10, 2020

Washington State University, Tri-Cities, Clinical Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Sena Clara Creston displayed her interactive piece at the WSU faculty and staff exhibit last Friday on the Tri-Cities campus. The exhibit opened Jan. 31 and will be on display until Feb. 28.  Fine Arts staff an...

WSU researchers find way to use plastic as fuel

WSU researchers find way to use plastic as fuel

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

July 4, 2019

WSU researchers in Tri-Cities have found a way to turn plastic waste into jet fuel. This new process could theoretically use 100 percent of plastic waste material to fuel power jets and semi-trucks. Plastics like grocery bags, water bottles, milk jugs or other low-density polyethylene materials (LDPE)...

Proposal could fund college of medicine

Proposal could fund college of medicine

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019

The Washington State Legislature has released plans in the 2019-2021 budget proposals for the expansion of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL). WSU requested $14.4 million to pay for medical school operations for third- and fourth-year s...

Educators learn to teach computer science in K-12

Educators learn to teach computer science in K-12

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018

Members of the WSU Tri-Cities education department are taking computer science courses in hopes of acquiring certification to teach students in kindergarten through 12th grade about topics like computational thinking and how algorithms work. The initiative is still in its beginning stages, said Jonah...

Papermaking project helps students tell their stories

Papermaking project helps students tell their stories

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018

Peace Paper Project will host papermaking workshops at WSU Tri-Cities to encourage students and community members to engage in a hands-on activity, which involves old pieces of fabric that holds significance to one’s life. The Peace Paper Project is an international organization of hand papermakers,...

Family, friends remember WSU student who died this summer

Family, friends remember WSU student who died this summer

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018

Feixiong Luo, a graduate student at WSU, remembers his childhood friend Yu’e Qing as a happy, outgoing and adventurous person. Qing, a WSU graduate student studying horticulture, was swept away by fast-moving waters in Mount Rainier National Park on July 25, 2018. Qing was supposed to hike in...

New art exhibit highlights selfishness

New art exhibit highlights selfishness

JULIA GOLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2018

A new exhibit at the WSU Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art features artwork from three different university faculty members that focus on selfishness. The new exhibit, titled “Self*ish”, explores societies’ obsessions with themselves. The artists worked with the theme, formation and depiction of...

Regents to vote on tuition, other increases

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2018

During the first official 2018 meeting of the Board of Regents, WSU’s highest governing body, the board will vote on whether to approve a 2-percent increase in resident undergraduate tuition and a 2.4-percent increases for room and board in residence halls. If approved, tuition would increase $190...

Tri-Cities to delay spending cuts on campus

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2018

WSU Tri-Cities has begun to reduce its spending in accordance with the university’s 2.5 percent budget cuts, but administrators are waiting for the incoming chancellor to arrive before making recommendations to WSU President Kirk Schulz. Because of the transition in leadership, the campus is “in...

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