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Two officers suspended after an alleged assault of WSU student

Two officers suspended after an alleged assault of WSU student

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Both Pullman and WSU police departments placed one of their sergeants on administrative leave after a WSU student claimed an officer sexually assaulted her. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant and WSU Assistant Chief of Police Steve Hansen both confirmed their departments had placed a sergeant on administrative...

Investigation finds WSU Athletics employee violated Title IX

Investigation finds WSU Athletics employee violated Title IX

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen asst. news editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A university investigation into a former WSU athletics administrator found that over a three year period, he violated WSU’s Title IX policies by making inappropriate comments in the workplace and demeaning employees because of their gender. John E. Lucier, a former associate athletic director of...

WSU passed accreditation evaluation, commended

WSU passed accreditation evaluation, commended

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities gave its evaluation feedback, which included commendation of the administration’s inclusion and transparency efforts, to end its on-campus WSU visit Wednesday. The evaluating team, led by University of Alaska Fairbanks Provost Susan Henrichs,...

S&A Committee makes blanket 2.5 percent cut

S&A Committee makes blanket 2.5 percent cut

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

The Student and Activities Fee Committee voted to reduce next years S&A fee contributions for all applicants, with the exception of ASWSU, during a 6.5 hour meeting Wednesday night. The committee cut 2.5 percent from base requests, with the exception of the three ASWSU groups and Transportati...

Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Football, News, PDFs, Sports, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU

Newly released financial figures show WSU Athletics accounts for roughly half the drop in university savings, which administrators have used to justify system-wide spending cuts of 2.5 percent. Officials have traditionally said the athletics budget is separate from the university’s, and that athletics...

S&A committee hears first requests

S&A committee hears first requests

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Services and Activities Fees Committee held their first of two meetings Monday night in the French Administration building for organizations to submit and justify their requests for student funds next year. The meeting, headed by Chairman and ASWSU President Jordan Frost, lasted for three hours...

Demonstrators protest ASWSU president-elect

Demonstrators protest ASWSU president-elect

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature

The election may be over, but ASWSU President-elect Savannah Rogers’ and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem’s victory is still being called into question. A small group of students staged a sit-in before an ASWSU Senate meeting and demanded Rogers’ and Parchem’s impeachment. Those who participate...

Students call out unmet demands

Students call out unmet demands

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Students walked out of a workshop held by a senior university administrator Tuesday, calling for action on the demands student activists made during a sit-in in August. The students called for a public statement in support of the demands, which included drafting a university definition of ...

Student Conduct rewrite carries into next school year

Student Conduct rewrite carries into next school year

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU Pullman campus

After more than a year of operating on emergency rules and month-long delays in the revision process, WSU officials expect the rewrite of the Student Conduct Code to carry into next semester, with potential implemented in January 2019. Student leaders on the Student Conduct rewrite task force said...

‘Protect us, not guns’

‘Protect us, not guns’

BRE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Top-feature

Hundreds of people of all ages gathered at the Friendship Square in downtown Moscow, Idaho, to protest gun violence in wake of recent school shootings. A small marching band played music as people started to gather and organizers handed out signs which said, “March for Our Lives” and “Students...

Faculty Regent proposal stalls in state gov’t

Faculty Regent proposal stalls in state gov’t

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Top-feature

A bill that would have allowed a faculty member to sit on the Board of Regents at both WSU and University of Washington remains stagnant in state government, despite university officials supporting the idea and the position being common at other institutions. Joan Wu, WSU’s faculty legislative representative,...

Rogers-Parchem liable for unlawful posters

Rogers-Parchem liable for unlawful posters

BREANNE SEARING and FORREST HOLT

March 22, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Election Board found that President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem were responsible for “unauthorized” posters that one of their campaign supporters’ printed using university resources. After the hearing Thursday night, the board voted to fine Rogers and Parchem $1...