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ASWSU Senate talks voter registration, appropriation

ASWSU Senate talks voter registration, appropriation

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Amir Gilmore, president of Graduate and Professional Student Association, urged the ASWSU Senate to take a stand regarding the recent controversy in which members of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity were accused of cultural appropriation. The criticism came after a video surfaced of members wearing...

Data shows high levels of freshman enrollment

Data shows high levels of freshman enrollment

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Final results for fall enrollment at WSU Pullman showed an increase in freshman enrollment by roughly five times the normal rate, said Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications. Current student enrollment numbers were released by WSU officials on Sept. 12, with a total of 21,022...

City may implement indigenous celebration

City may implement indigenous celebration

KYLE MOEN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman City Council met Tuesday night to discuss creating an Indigenous Peoples’ Day, several resolutions and ending a contract with a retail recruitment firm. Councilmember Brandon Chapman spoke to the council about the city creating an Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Chapman said he has spoken...

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

The key to good gnocchi is having the correct texture. Make sure you do not add too much flour but don’t stress about the rest of it. It is fairly simple to make. I would say potato gnocchi is the perfect breakup dinner or a lovely way to impress that special person on your first date. One or the other. Serving...

Fraternity faces backlash after culturally offensive video surfaces

Fraternity faces backlash after culturally offensive video surfaces

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Greek, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A video that showed members of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, also known as Fiji, dressed in grass skirts followed by a #FIJIISLANDER2018 hashtag, was published on Twitter on Monday night. “It clearly shows a lack of understanding for our community,” said Dan Welter, associate dean of students for...

Brown talks voting laws, gun control, abortion rights

Brown talks voting laws, gun control, abortion rights

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2018


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

Lisa Brown, Democratic candidate for Washington’s 5th congressional district, met with students and faculty on campus Monday for a question-and-answer session. Among other things, Brown addressed issues of gun control, reproductive rights and the importance of democratic participation. The race...

Winston has a knack for finding end zone

Winston has a knack for finding end zone

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Showcase, Sports

You wouldn’t necessarily classify redshirt junior receiver Easop Winston Jr. as a “niche receiver” — he’s much better than a receiver who would get that kind of label. But regardless, Winston has found a niche as the go-to guy in the red zone for WSU football’s new graduate transfer quarterback...

Week Three Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Three Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the teams in the Pac-12 North stack up after week three. 1. No. 7 Stanford University Stanford escaped with a victory at home, defeating University of California, Davis 30-10. Sophomore quarterback K.J. Costello threw for two touchdowns but turned the ball over twice in an inconsiste...

Center for Civic Engagement celebrates 25 years

Center for Civic Engagement celebrates 25 years

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The Center for Civic Engagement held an event Monday on the Glenn Terrell Mall to celebrate the CCE’s 25th anniversary. Director Melanie Brown said CCE partners with community organizations so students can help serve the public and works with faculty to get students involved in the community. CCE...

Arrest made for Sunday arson at Theta Chi

Arrest made for Sunday arson at Theta Chi

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Crime, Greek, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A 19-year-old Cheney, Washington man has been arrested in connection with the Sunday morning fire at WSU’s Theta Chi fraternity that had multiple ignition points and left a back deck destroyed. Isaac Scott DePaolo was arrested Monday with the help of the Cheney and Eastern Washington University...

Nuthouse provides comedy, improv to Pullman

Nuthouse provides comedy, improv to Pullman

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Nuthouse Improv Comedy’s second show of the semester Thursday hopes to give students a cheap opportunity to laugh and relax. “Let’s be real, as college students we’re all freaked out most of the time,” said August Zamzow, sophomore English major and cast member. “It helps to be able to...

BPA alternatives are also harmful, researcher says

BPA alternatives are also harmful, researcher says

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers have found that alternatives to the chemical bisphenol A, commonly known as BPA, are causing genetic abnormalities in mice. This discovery is not the first time Patricia Hunt, a professor in the WSU School of Molecular Biosciences and the lead author of a study in the latest issue...

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