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Dinner gives students harsh look at poverty

Dinner gives students harsh look at poverty

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

The International Development Club hosted the Hunger Dinner on Wednesday afternoon at Ensminger Pavilion, where students could show up and get a free meal based on current food insecurity statistics. What the club didn’t advertise was, according to these statistics, more than half of the attendees...

Student wants to diversify STEM with fellowship

Student wants to diversify STEM with fellowship

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase

WSU graduate student Courtney Benjamin was granted the opportunity to join an academic fellowship to help further her research on social issues in STEM. Benjamin, a Ph.D. candidate in cultural studies and social thought in education, was accepted into the Community for Advancing Discovery Research...

Acknowledge facts before personal bias

Acknowledge facts before personal bias

GRANT CIUBA, Evergreen columnist

November 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Criticizing the Greek community without mentioning all of the positive benefits is ignorant and shows how people can be misled by stereotypes. A couple weeks ago, The Daily Evergreen published an opinion column speaking very poorly of the Greek community not only as a whole, but also specifically...

WSU introduces new budget office role

WSU introduces new budget office role

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The new executive director for budget, planning and analysis wants to help recover WSU’s fiscal health and update the current payroll system. Kelley Westhoff began her new role on Nov. 1 after Joan King, former associate vice president and chief university budget officer, retired from her position...

Cougars look for revenge against Arizona

Cougars look for revenge against Arizona

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

For No. 8 WSU football, the saying “there’s no place like home” is especially true. The Cougars are coming into the weekend on a 12-game winning streak at home and look to extend it to 13 as they host University of Arizona on Saturday. The Cougars (9-1) also look to keep their College Football...

Quirks, rumors about buildings on campus

Quirks, rumors about buildings on campus

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

November 15, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

Some of WSU’s most interesting hidden history lies in the architecture on campus. If you toured WSU as a prospective student or during Alive! Orientation, you probably heard some strange stories about the buildings around campus. Every building was designed with a practical use in mind, but the...

Regulating speech cripples critical thinking

Regulating speech cripples critical thinking

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

November 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

If universities regulate microaggressions, students may feel emboldened to be discourteous, thinking their behavior is justified in order to prevent further offense. The justification itself is nonsensical when the existence of substantial controversial thought is all but nonexistent in universities. “Sticks...

WSU heads to capital to face Hoyas

WSU heads to capital to face Hoyas

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

In a season full of challenges and adversity for the WSU soccer team, the Cougars will look to push forward in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday as they take on No. 2 Georgetown University. After defeating University of Montana 5-1 on Friday at home in the first round, the Cougars...

Pet owners should be knowledgeable, care for their companions

Pet owners should be knowledgeable, care for their companions

LORIELL LOUANGAMATH, Evergreen columnist

November 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

When becoming a pet parent you not only take on the responsibility of another living animal, but you sign up to be the first person they see in the morning and the last they see at night too. Without realizing it, owners become the center of their pet’s life, and understanding your pet’s behavior...

WSU volleyball hosts last four games of season

WSU volleyball hosts last four games of season

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 18 WSU volleyball will host No. 2 Stanford University on Friday in Bohler Gym. Last time the Cougars (19-7, 10-6) faced the Cardinal (24-1, 16-0), Stanford won in three sets at Maples Pavilion in California. The second set from that match is one WSU is likely to remember as it was up 22-18 toward the e...

President Schulz addresses graduate student questions, concerns

President Schulz addresses graduate student questions, concerns

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Administration, GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

GPSA hosted a Chat and Chew on Tuesday with WSU President Kirk Schulz that gave members the opportunity to ask questions regarding issues such as stipends and political participation. GPSA President Amir Gilmore asked how graduate students can balance graduating on time and making enough money. Schulz...

Cultivate thought within a supersaturated world

Cultivate thought within a supersaturated world

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist

November 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Just living in a world so full of information and entertainment gives me a headache sometimes. The sheer volume of content flying at our faces is staggering and can be overwhelming. This volume hinders our ability to process all of it properly. This abundance of information springs forth thanks to...

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