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Grad students, unite: the GPSA at WSU

MELANIE THORNTON AND NATHAN NEALE | Graduate and Professional Student Association

August 15, 2014


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Welcome to Pullman, new graduate and professional students. On behalf of the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA), we would like to inform you of a few opportunities and services available to you throughout your time here at WSU, and ways that you can get involved.GPSA is the leading ...

Provost: College marks new chapter in book of life

DAN BERNARDO | WSU provost

August 15, 2014


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Week of Welcome is a magical time in the life of WSU. Our campuses at Pullman, Spokane, Vancouver and the Tri Cities spring back to life as students, faculty and staff reconvene after the summer. A buzz of new activity surrounds residence halls, fraternities and sororities, the Bookie, the CUB and every aca...

New city, same laws: How to behave in Pullman

GARY JENKINS | Pullman Police chief

August 15, 2014


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On behalf of the Pullman Police Department, I would like to welcome new and returning WSU students to Pullman! My staff and I are committed to the safety of everyone in our community, and you can rest assured that we will do whatever we can to prevent crime and personal injury for those living and lear...

Don’t overlook the advantages of student employment

Francis McNeilly, Staff Assistant-Federal Work Study, Fin Aid | Guest commentary

April 14, 2014


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With national student employment week upon us, what benefit does student employment have?  First, it is an escape from academics. Students have a chance to learn valuable job skills outside of the classroom and have a breather from being buried in books, paper, homework and computer screens.Organiz...

It’s time for more egalitarian gender roles

Professor Laurie Smith-Nelson, Psychology 230 professor | Guest commentary

March 7, 2014


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Gender roles, those pesky expectations imposed by society based on biological sex, have changed in some ways in the last few decades. In other ways, little has changed.Several social forces contributed to changing women’s roles in the 1960s and 1970s.First, more women entered the paid workforce dur...

GIESORC helping LGBT community

Matthew Jeffries, GIESORC Sexual Health Awareness Week Director | Guest commentary

March 7, 2014


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While all students are served through Health and Wellness Services on campus and other area resources, access can sometimes be difficult for LGBT students.Questions that students are asked by medical professionals can be uncomfortable to answer for any student, especially about their sexual history.Sexu...

PETA works to stop animal abuse

Daphna Nachminovitch, PETA Cruelty Investigations Department vice president | Guest commentary

February 24, 2014


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I'll never forget the frigid December night when PETA's fieldworkers found Noel. While many people were celebrating the holidays with their families inside their cozy homes, this sweet, sad dog was tethered to a thorny bush, shivering violently.Scabs and sores covered her ears and tail, and she didn'...

A legacy threatened

ANDREW LUPALOVSKY | Guest commentary

February 14, 2014


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During my time at Washington State University, I became part of a family with 22 members who stand above the rest. Those original 22 members, who I spent day in and day out with, had highs and lows with, and grew so close to may never have become the first brothers I ever had without the experience...

Learning lessons and spreading the message

LUKE MCDONOUGH | Guest commentary

February 13, 2014


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It’s Saturday night, and you’re looking for someone to go on a booze run. No luck? What if your friends tell you they’re going on one where there is free booze for everyone? If it sounds too good to be true, it’s because it is. Theft of alcohol is a serious offense and is not something to be ta...

Guest commentary: Checking the fine print

Guest commentary: Checking the fine print

CHRIS MORGAN | Director of ASWSU Student Legal Services

February 10, 2014


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For many WSU students, this marks the time of the year to renew or even sign a lease for the first time. Amid the excitement of moving into a new place, it can become easy to overlook many of mundane but extremely important details that go with it.Signing a lease gives way to a world of responsibility...

Guest commentary: We’re not all zombies

Guest commentary | Joe Campbell WSU Professor of Philosophy

January 29, 2014


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Last week, Alfred R. Mele, William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University, gave two wonderful presentations at WSU: the Potter Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 23 and another talk that was part of the Foley Institute’s Coffee and Politics series on Friday, Jan. 24. Th...

Staying safe, coming clean and keeping sex sexy

Staying safe, coming clean and keeping sex sexy

Jordan Profitt graduate assistant, Safe Is Sexy

November 15, 2013


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Sex: this is college and it is something students consider, at least to some degree.The important thing is if you are having sex or contemplating it, keep yourself safe. I’m talking about protecting the next 18 years of your life, e.g. pregnancy, or protecting your body from a sexually transmitted ...

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