The Daily Evergreen

Wellness Wednesday: S.A.D. is coming

Wellness Wednesday: S.A.D. is coming

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

The winter season is rapidly approaching and here in the Pacific Northwest, that means a significant decrease in the number of daylight hours. Some students and community members may be at risk for experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. “Basically, Seasonal Affective Disorder is major...

Black Student Union president found her voice in activism

Black Student Union president found her voice in activism

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Black Student Union President Makayia Thompson said knowing her priorities is what keeps her on top of her busy schedule — that, and a planner. Thompson’s on-campus involvements are far-reaching. As a senior pre-vet animal sciences major, she said she has been an orientation counselor for two...

Panel of leaders share stories

Panel of leaders share stories

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Five WSU women faculty members shared personal stories about their career experiences during the Association for Faculty Women’s Pathways to Leadership: Women Leaders and their Stories event Tuesday night at Avery Hall. Anne Cox, AFW president and associate professor of kinesiology, said the event...

Director retires after 18 years of work with students

Director retires after 18 years of work with students

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Associate athletic director Jerry Pastore will retire on Friday after serving at WSU for 18 years. Senior associate athletic director Sunday Henry said Pastore’s retirement will leave a void in the athletic department. “It’s such a bittersweet retirement because no matter how ready you are...

Advocacy group accepts entries for baking fundraiser

Advocacy group accepts entries for baking fundraiser

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

The holidays are a time for giving, and a local business plans to use gingerbread houses for that reason this season. Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse will hold its seventh annual Home for the Holidays gingerbread fundraiser this December. The event includes a no-host bar, snacks and music,...

Resident tackles food insecurity

Resident tackles food insecurity

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

Michelle Mason took a job as a waitress at IHOP in 2002 because she knew she just had to. “I took it because I haven’t eaten for three days,” Mason, 46, said. She asked the manager when was the soonest time she could begin her shift. She started working 30 minutes after she walked through...

Student chosen as delegate for UN climate change conference

Student chosen as delegate for UN climate change conference

LOREN NEGRON, Evergeen reporter

November 5, 2019

A WSU student will attend the 25th annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Conference of the Parties as a delegate for the American Chemical Society. The convention will take place Dec. 2-13 in Madrid, Spain. Kristian Gubsch, Honors College senior chemical engineering major, said...

Waves crash into Beasley Coliseum

Waves crash into Beasley Coliseum

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

Women’s basketball will face off against the Pepperdine University Waves at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at home for the first regular-season game of the new season. WSU will look to continue its success against the Waves after a 71-63 exhibition victory against Beijing Normal University on Thursday. Redshirt...

Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2019

The Daily Evergreen Athlete of the Week award goes to senior forward Morgan Weaver for her performance during WSU soccer’s senior game against Colorado on Sunday. In her last regular-season game in Pullman, Weaver put the team on her back, going on a rampage scoring all four of WSU’s goals for...

OPINION: WSU should create intercollegiate debate team

OPINION: WSU should create intercollegiate debate team

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist

November 5, 2019

Great leaders, thinkers and writers have all had one thing in common: a love for educated, informed debate. William Buckley vs. Gore Vidal, Abraham Lincoln vs. Stephen Douglas and Jordan Peterson vs. Slavoj Zizek, among hundreds of other scholars, have all been able to expand their thoughts and opinions...

Police make arrest, issue warnings on Halloween

Police make arrest, issue warnings on Halloween

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

During a police ride along on Halloween night, officers deescalated an incident in front of a fraternity, a WSU student was arrested for being a minor intoxicated in public and two students were asked to empty out their open alcoholic beverages. The ride-along was led by two officers from the Pullman...

Weaver waves goodbye with historic game

Weaver waves goodbye with historic game

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

Six WSU soccer seniors had their numbers painted crimson and white behind the goal to celebrate senior day against the University of Colorado in honor of their last regular home game of the season Sunday afternoon. The Cougars won 4-1 on the Lower Soccer Field. “I knew coming into this game we were ...

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