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Senators vote for open discussions with police

Senators vote for open discussions with police

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


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

The ASWSU Senate showed support for open forum discussions between police departments, the Pullman community and students to address sexual misconduct and violence at Wednesday night's meeting in the CUB. The resolution was authored by ASWSU Senators Synthia Alcantar and Hannah Martian and called...

RTOP premieres ‘Mamma Mia!’ this spring

RTOP premieres ‘Mamma Mia!’ this spring

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Events, Mint, Top-feature

The Regional Theatre of the Palouse (RTOP) is putting on a production of the Broadway musical "Mamma Mia!" from April 3 to April 14. The story of "Mamma Mia!" follows Sophie Sheridan, who is about to get married on an island off the coast of Greece. By reading her mother’s diary, Sophie finds out...

NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NPR host receives Murrow lifetime achievement award

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Melissa Block, National Public Radio (NPR) co-host of "All Things Considered," is the recipient for the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award. “Tonight, we honor a journalist who personifies Murrow’s ethical courage and commitment to seeking and telling the truth,” WSU President Kirk...

Andre Dillard steals show at WSU’s Pro Day

Andre Dillard steals show at WSU’s Pro Day

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

Former Cougar football stars compete in front of scouts to prove worth

Zumba classes combine cultural influences

Zumba classes combine cultural influences

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature, Wellness

For many Cougs, Zumba is an athletic expression of culture and a way to relieve stress. “We embrace culture in Zumba rather than trying to make everything P.C., we welcome all forms of culture,” University Recreation Zumba instructor Sarah Dossey said. “We welcome people to give us suggestions...

Anthropologist doubles as yoga teacher

Anthropologist doubles as yoga teacher

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Life, Lifestyle, Top-feature, Wellness

Yoga and anthropology instructor Tiffany Alvarez made her office on campus unique. She adorned the light-filled room with various yoga-inspired posters and trinkets. Alvarez first experienced the philosophy and physical practice of yoga during her time studying abroad in Bengaluru, India, which is...

Committee discusses student fund requests

Committee discusses student fund requests

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

The Service and Activity Fees Committee met Monday to discuss its approach to organizations that have requested funding, which total to about $10.5 million. The committee viewed a spreadsheet with base requests from S&A groups for 2019-2020. According to the spreadsheet, the $10.5 million total...

Professor talks classic kids’ books

Professor talks classic kids’ books

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

An English professor from Kansas State University will hold a presentation titled “Illustrating Little House on the Prairie” at 5:30 p.m. today in Neill Public Library. This is Anne Phillips' first time in Pullman, she said. WSU's English Department Chair Donna Potts worked with Phillips at Kansas...

Clubs honors culture, heritage with month full of events

Clubs honors culture, heritage with month full of events

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Hui Hau'oli 'O Hawai'i Club kicked off WSU's celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a dance performance in the CUB on Monday. The month will be filled with a variety of events ranging from educational workshops to cultural performances, which were coordinated by the Asian Pacific...

Panhellenic Council looks to improve safety

Panhellenic Council looks to improve safety

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2019


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

The WSU Panhellenic Council may revise bylaws in the coming months to focus on safety as part of an initiative called “Forward 19.” Panhellenic President Ani Duni said traditionally Panhellenic councils, which serve for one year, set a checklist of goals at the beginning of the year they want...

Kyle Smith ushers in new era of WSU men’s basketball

Kyle Smith ushers in new era of WSU men’s basketball

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

Monday signaled a new era for the WSU men’s basketball program as Kyle Smith was officially welcomed to the WSU community after he was formally introduced with a press conference as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team. After the Cougars parted ways with former head coach Ernie Kent,...

ASWSU, GPSA prepares for S&A deliberations

ASWSU, GPSA prepares for S&A deliberations

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As the Services and Activities (S&A) Fee Committee begins its 2019-2020 budget deliberations this week, members of ASWSU and GPSA are preparing to present their budget proposals. ASWSU ASWSU Vice President Tyler Parchem said the ASWSU Executive Budget is asking for about $270,000. There i...

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