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Event calls for removal of the Lower Snake River dams

Event calls for removal of the Lower Snake River dams

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Environmental activists hope to raise support for the removal of dams on the Lower Snake River at the fourth annual Free the Snake Flotilla that will take place this Friday and Saturday at Chief Timothy Park in Clarkston. The two-day event brings together environmental activists and members of the...

WSU students mentor children at local math club

WSU students mentor children at local math club

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase

An after-school program which encourages elementary students to be engaged and interested in learning about math will launch on Sept. 18 at the Colfax Library. “When some of the kids come, they do not like numbers or like math, and then after one program, they’re hooked.” said Sheri Miller,...

WSU hosts Cougar Challenge tourney

WSU hosts Cougar Challenge tourney

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 23 WSU volleyball hosts the Cougar Challenge, a three-game tournament featuring non-conference opponents. The match against McNeese State University will serve as WSU’s home opener. Beating a high ranked team on the road is no easy task, but WSU volleyball accomplished that feat twice last weekend. Those...

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

WSU health affected by large influx of freshmen

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

At an ASWSU meeting Wednesday night, Executive Director Renee Coleman-Mitchell from Cougar Health Services updated student government officials on the state of Cougar Health. The program is looking to fill several positions for psychological services and one medical doctor, she said. “There’s...

Prominence of math in art, still relevant

Prominence of math in art, still relevant

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

I frequently find myself telling people, “I’m not artistic.” I am what some refer to as “STEM-oriented.” I excel in math and science but fall short in creative endeavors, whether that be music or the fine arts. But why is it that my inclination for math and science can’t go hand in hand...

Taking down patriarchy one unshaven leg at a time

Taking down patriarchy one unshaven leg at a time

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

Ladies, you haven’t lived until you’ve felt the warm summer breeze through your luscious leg hair. Men won’t tell you how great it is but I will: it’s fantastic. “I don’t even know when I shaved my legs the last time, but I have that type of mentality,” said Carol Salusso, a professor...

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


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Tri-Cities

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...

Quick ways to add flavor to cheap meals

Quick ways to add flavor to cheap meals

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life, Showcase, Wellness

On a tight schedule and tight budget, students make a lot of simple meals on the go. If sandwiches, pasta and microwavable food are staples of your diet, you might be wondering how you could quickly — and cheaply — enhance your meals. Energized mac and cheese What can you do to add some swee...

Mandatory attendance policies are ableist

KRISTIN BULZOMI, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Every semester I anxiously wait for the first day of classes to receive the syllabus. It is not necessarily because I am excited to start a new semester or class. No, the main reason I am so anxious to find out the expectations of all my new courses is because I have a disability and I need to know...

Universal income necessary in automated economy

Universal income necessary in automated economy

ERIC SIMPSON, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

An automated economy will remove the need for people to work. Robot labor will be far cheaper and more reliable than human labor with the bonus of working around the clock. Without an income due to the lack of work, people will not be able to purchase goods and pay taxes. Society then inevitably collapses. As...

Athlete of the Week: Taylor Mims

Athlete of the Week: Taylor Mims

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

The Evergreen Athlete of the Week for Aug. 26 - Sept. 1 is Cougar volleyball’s senior outside hitter Taylor Mims. Mims has played a crucial role in the success of the undefeated No. 23 WSU (4-o) volleyball team so far this season. Each match this season, Mims has led the team in kills and started...

Health care is not a universal human right

Health care is not a universal human right

KENDRICK RICHARDSON, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

When you say “health care is a right,” to what extent are you willing to defend that statement? Philosophically speaking, I would say that argument doesn’t go very far. It’s one thing to argue for a legal statute entitling all people to be medically treated when necessary. However, defining...

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