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‘Let me just embarrass myself’

‘Let me just embarrass myself’

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

May 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Life, Top-feature

A few years ago Ella Tudor lay in bed shivering, communally sleeping at her sorority at WSU with open windows in January. In her stand-up set at Etsi Bravo earlier this month, she painted a picture of her sorority experiences: not masturbating for a year, trying to organize “bitches hanging from...

Fire department cautions residents of fluff fires

Fire department cautions residents of fluff fires

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 30, 2019


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

After a fire occurred around Hillside Drive last week, the Pullman Fire Department is cautioning Pullman residents of seasonal cottonwood fluff fires. Deputy Fire Marshal Tony Nuttman said cottonwood fluff fires occur frequently from the middle of May to mid-June. Nuttman said if Pullman residents...

You Know Her: Six Pullman women tell their abortion stories

You Know Her: Six Pullman women tell their abortion stories

MAGGIE QUINLAN and RACHEL SUN

May 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase, Top-feature

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen asked sources which identifying details we could publish. As a result, Isa’s last name is not included, and some names have been changed to protect sources’ employment, relationships and safety. An asterisk identifies a source’s name has been changed. Isa, now 19, ...

Working group to update Executive Policy 15

Working group to update Executive Policy 15

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU working group made up of students, faculty and staff will revisit Executive Policy 15 and propose it this fall to allow students and faculty to better understand the regulations of free speech. The EP 15 working group deals with sexual misconduct, discrimination and harassment, and is under...

Food truck owners to travel south

Food truck owners to travel south

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019


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

Three years ago, Vanessa Ward decided to take a risk, quit her day job and invest in a food truck to serve her soul food. She said her husband Brian Ward’s passionate career in music inspired her from the time they started dating 25 years ago, but she didn’t dive into a satisfying career for herself...

Gashora Girls

Gashora Girls

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen Reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Top-feature

Eight years ago, a 15-year-old Linda Umwali first stepped foot in the Gashora Girls Academy in Kigali, Rwanda. Today, Umwali is one of four women attending WSU who hails from that same school. Since arriving at the university, the students from Rwanda have built a community of their own. In a little...

Orientation for Spanish speakers

Orientation for Spanish speakers

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Groups at WSU will hold the 12th annual La Bienvenida orientation this weekend on campus. The event is geared toward parents of first-generation students who are not knowledgeable about universities. The Office of Multicultural Student Services, Undocumented Initiatives, College Assistance Migrant...

WSU grad receives Society of American Military Engineers award

WSU grad receives Society of American Military Engineers award

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature

A 2019 WSU graduate and second lieutenant in the Air Force received a Society of American Military Engineers Award of Merit. Austin Corbin, a former Air Force ROTC cadet at WSU, is one of 16 recipients nationwide. “I’m proud I got the award especially knowing there’s a ton of bright engineers...

Working for you: meet the new Editor in Chief

Working for you: meet the new Editor in Chief

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen editor-in-chief

May 9, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top-feature

What kind of articles would make you pick up a newspaper? That question is simple, and yet there are countless and equally valid possibilities. Some readers are attracted to breaking news and crime reports, while others are more interested in features or finding out about what band will play over...

Spring fair will help fund planting plots for food bank

Spring fair will help fund planting plots for food bank

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The Pullman Community Gardens will host its annual spring fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Koppel Farms in Pullman. Barbara Merchant, chair of the mowing committee, said the event will have live music, a solo act and vendors. “The Pups and Cups will be selling their wonderful coffee a...

GIESORC holds gender affirming healthcare symposium

GIESORC holds gender affirming healthcare symposium

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center held its first Gender Affirming Healthcare Symposium on Monday. The six-hour-long event focused on mental health and medical needs for transgender and non-binary individuals, and had a panel of student speakers. The symp...

Inslee expected to sign marijuana misdemeanor forgiveness bill

Inslee expected to sign marijuana misdemeanor forgiveness bill

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Politics, Top-feature

Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign Senate Bill 5605, which would allow Washington citizens to apply to have marijuana-related misdemeanor convictions removed from their criminal record. “Doing marijuana is now legal and the fact that 68,000-plus convictions are on the record for things that a...

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