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The trend has been to move away from standardized tests in admission and focus on a holistic process, like considering extracurricular activities, said Paul Francis, executive director of the Washington Council of Presidents.

SAT, ACT requirements waved for incoming class of 2021

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor January 29, 2021

After College Board SAT tests were canceled across the country because of the pandemic, the Washington Council of Presidents worked with universities to dismiss SAT and ACT score requirements for the class...

This year, the competition is specifically looking for submissions relating to Trevor Noah’s book “Born a Crime.

Submissions for art competition close Jan. 29

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen managing editor January 25, 2021

The annual Art for Social Change Competition is currently looking for submissions from WSU faculty members, students and others involved in the education community.  The competition is put on by...

The proposed shop would be located just north of the WSU campus.

Company planning to open new cannabis shop

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor January 25, 2021

A Western Washington company hopes to convert a Pullman car wash just north of campus into a new cannabis shop  Magic Tree Collective 206 submitted a site plan for 1505 NE Merman Drive, which...

Aoki's newest book, “Life From Uncommon Stars,” will be released this fall.

Visiting Writers Series begins

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter January 25, 2021

The WSU Visiting Writers Series is holding its first event of the spring semester, a literary reading at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 on YouTube. Guest Ryka Aoki is a poet, author and performer. Her newest book,...

When talking about protests, Activist Bree Newsome Bass says if someone is concerned about the issue, then a truly peaceful protest would not incite violence.

Activist wants police funds resourced to social programming, housing

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor January 22, 2021

WSU’s Martin Luther King Jr. and Common Reading programs hosted an event Thursday, featuring a well-known activist.  Activist Bree Newsome Bass said she grew up in a diverse area of Columbia,...

“We want to hear the inspiring truth of our applicants,” says Marissa Verzosa, BECU senior community engagement specialist. 

Scholarships available through BECU Foundation

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

The BECU Foundation is currently accepting applications for its annual scholarships through Feb. 26.  The foundation is a nonprofit focused on providing scholarships to student members of BECU,...

The student positivity rate was below the five percent positivity mark. Over 4,600 students got tested.

WSU wraps up arrival testing for students

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

All students living, working or otherwise needing to be on campus for spring semester were expected to get a COVID-19 test as they arrived back in Pullman. Beasley Coliseum has been the testing site...

Donaldson said he wanted to show people that no matter how dark one's situation gets, it will always get better.

Former WSU athlete and NBA All-Star shares struggle with mental health

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

James Donaldson, WSU alum and NBA All-Star, started writing a book last year that focused on his mental health journey. Donaldson played for the Seattle SuperSonics, the San Diego/Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas...

The proposal would subsidize $2-3 million of Athletics’ costs for the fiscal year 2022 and beyond.

Faculty Senate continues athletics budget conversation

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor January 22, 2021

Faculty Senate members called for feedback on their recommendation to reject WSU Athletics’ request for more funding from the university at the first senate meeting of the semester on Thursday. The...

Holly Ashkannejhad, Director of Civil Rights Compliance & Investigation at WSU, discusses the role that the Office of Equal Opportunity plays in providing clarity to its purpose during an interview at her office Monday afternoon.

OEO makes changes to name, policy

JAKOB THORINGTON, Former Evergreen reporter July 18, 2019

The Office of Equal Opportunity updated its procedures regarding sexual harassment as a part of a resolution agreement with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The federal...

hil Weiler, Vice President of Marketing & Communication at WSU, discusses the 2.4% tuition increase going into the fall 2019 semester.

Tuition increase of 2.4 percent across WSU campuses

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter June 20, 2019

WSU's Board of Regents approved a 2.4 percent tuition increase earlier this month during a Tri-Cities campus retreat. The increase is supposed to aid graduate students' and staff’s increased living expenses...

Jordan Frost, ASWSU president and Services and Activities Fee Committee chair, said the student government cut its own spending before submitting funding requests.

GPSA, Transit react to S&A cuts

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2018

University entities that rely on Services and Activities fees as a source of revenue for the most part received less than they asked for as student leaders pushed for scaling back student fees. At the...

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