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Women*s Center holds open house for students of all genders, identities

Women*s Center holds open house for students of all genders, identities

JULIA GOLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2018


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

The WSU Women*s Center held an open house yesterday afternoon to welcome students and discuss plans for the upcoming year. The Women*s Center wants students to know it is a safe and inclusive environment on campus that focuses on outreach. The center is open for everyone regardless of gender identity...

Language classes cut due to low enrollment

Language classes cut due to low enrollment

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Several foreign language courses such as French, Arabic and Japanese were cancelled due to insufficient student enrollment. WSU requires all courses to have a minimum of 15 students enrolled for the classes to operate, said Carmen Lugo-Lugo, director of the School of Languages, Cultures and Race,...

Schulz talks mental health, budgets, enrollment

Schulz talks mental health, budgets, enrollment

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 23, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Photo of the Week, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU President Kirk Schulz fielded questions regarding mental health resources, budgets and this year’s largest-ever freshman class during an hour-long press conference to mark the beginning of the school year Wednesday morning at the Lewis Alumni Centre. Budget and athletics Schulz said the univers...

Supervision quality main reason for employee departure

Supervision quality main reason for employee departure

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2018


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

WSU recently released employee exit survey numbers with outgoing staff and faculty, marking quality of supervision and lack of career advancement opportunities as the most-disliked aspects of their time at the university. Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications for WSU, said the...

Lentil Festival welcomed both new, old to Pullman

Lentil Festival welcomed both new, old to Pullman

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2018


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

This weekend, Pullman celebrated the 30th annual National Lentil Festival. The city of Pullman’s claim to fame always takes place the weekend before classes start, giving the students the opportunity to explore their new home. “It’s a great introduction for the freshmen to their new community,...

From ‘Last Chance U’ to Wazzu

From ‘Last Chance U’ to Wazzu

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

From high school ball on Florida’s southern shores to playing at a junior college in Independence, Kansas, it seems fitting that the next stop for junior wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. and sophomore safety Chad Davis Jr. would be on the op-posite side of the country from where they started their...

Cougs clinch it in overtime

Cougs clinch it in overtime

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top-feature, Womens

No. 21 WSU soccer (2-0) was nearly held at home by the visiting Grand Canyon University in a tight match, but was finally able to break through in the opening minutes of overtime to win the game 1-0. The Cougs dominated the encounter but were frustrated by a resolute GCU defense throughout regulation...

Politicians parade in Pullman

Politicians parade in Pullman

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 18, 2018


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

The annual National Lentil Festival in Pullman brought out many current and aspiring government officials and their adherents to meet and speak with members of the community. Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell, congressional candidate Lisa Brown and their supporters walked together during the festival's...

Plate info protected by state law

Plate info protected by state law

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


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

WSU Transportation Service’s license plate recognition technology will be implemented at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. However, it is unclear how much of the information collected by the department will be subject to public records requests due to the fact such a request has never been...

Festival brings community, WSU together

Festival brings community, WSU together

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

Pullman has celebrated community and agriculture the weekend before classes start at WSU since 1989 through the National Lentil Festival. Britnee Packwood, director of the festival, said this kind of event is a “way to share the identity of an area.” “A lot of people think we just grow wheat,...

Local teachers rally before meeting for salary increase

Local teachers rally before meeting for salary increase

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 9, 2018


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

Yesterday teachers and their supporters gathered outside the entrance of Pullman High School to rally in support of raising teacher salaries in the Pullman School District. The group listened to speeches and shouted chants before filing into the auditorium, where the school board held a meeting. The...

Leach wants to name starting quarterback prior to season opener

Leach wants to name starting quarterback prior to season opener

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach discussed his timeline for naming a starting quarterback, the Cougars depth at multiple positions and the current front runners for starting on the offensive line during a conference call with the media Thursday. The Cougars kickoff fall camp Friday and Leach said he hopes...

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