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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Jenna Hyatt, dean of students and interim vice chancellor of student affairs, discussing campus partnerships at WSU

Dean of Students office leaders give presentation to ASWSU

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter February 1, 2024

The ASWSU senators heard progress updates from the Chief of Staff and diversity, inclusion and veterans affairs department along with leaders from the Dean of Students Office. Alvin Azana, diversity,...

Amari Lowery is president of the Black Student Union.

BSU and AASC leaders pursue Black Excellence

NIKHIL GANTA, Evergreen reporter February 14, 2023

“Being a part of the BSU, the ASC, taking CES classes, you start to realize how much racism has seeped into everything and the different dimensions of the Black experience," said Joel Kemegue, vice president...

Shiari McNeil, junior elementary education major, said she expected to feel more supported when she started at WSU.

‘[WSU] should be the amplifier for the voices of different ethnic backgrounds’

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor February 17, 2022

While some professors give students of color the opportunity to share their experiences, two students say there is more WSU should be doing to support Black students and other ethnic groups. “To be...

Students can drop off books by Black authors or featuring Black characters at Bohler Gymnasium.

Donate books for elementary school children in honor of Black History Month

SHEILA JOHNSON February 15, 2022

WSU Athletics, the Black Student Union and the Black Student-Athlete Association have teamed up to host a Black History Month book drive. Their goal is to receive at least 80 books.  Students can donate...

“I feel like accountability is a very large thing that needs to be addressed on this campus,” said Mikayla Makle, WSU Black Student Union president. “People need to start acting on the things that they said they want to do.”

ASWSU confirms Black Student Union president

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief April 8, 2021

ASWSU Senators unanimously confirmed Mikayla Makle as president of WSU’s Black Student Union for the third year during a meeting Wednesday.  Despite the virtual environment, Makle said BSU successfully...

WSU PDs strategic plan establishes three subcommittees made up of police advisory board members to address policy development.

WSU PD employees to become certified in bias prevention training

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2021

All WSU Police Department employees will complete the first three workshops of the university’s Community and Equity Certificate program this semester as part of WSUPD’s Civil Rights Strategic Plan...

The WSU Police and Compliance and Civil Rights were not able to trace the people who Zoom bombed the meeting.

‘I think more could have been done’

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief December 4, 2020

WSU's Black Student Union no longer publicizes its Zoom meeting information after two people who have not been identified made racially offensive comments at a meeting Sept. 15, causing members to feel...

This year’s annual Children of Aztlan Sharing Higher Education (CASHE) conference will be held virtually Dec. 4-5 because of COVID-19. The conference will offer financial, admission and scholarship workshops, as well as conversations on identity and culture in the Latinx community.

Multicultural conferences empower students to share stories, pursue higher education

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 15, 2020

Editor's Note: This article has been corrected to reflect the correct name of the Children of Aztlan Sharing Higher Education (CASHE) conference. Jocelyn Granados attended a WSU multicultural conference...

Seven-year Pullman resident Jason Kennedy will present his idea to have a mural painted in downtown Pullman during City Councils in-person meeting July 14.

Residents call for action from local legislators

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter July 6, 2020

A group of Pullman activists will present how city council can support the Black Lives Matter movements to local legislators. One proposed project is a street-wide mural in Pullman reading “Black Lives...

WSU Black Student Union and the African Diaspora Association have used social media to promote educating oneself about racial issues as protests emerge in the nation.

Student organizations react to protests

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter June 5, 2020

As protesters filled the streets of many major cities this week, some WSU student organizations used social media as a platform to push for social change. “Eight minutes and 46 seconds. That was how...

“If they are not doing that, then were going to have to go ahead and hold up a petition and be an advocate to make sure that the student is no longer on campus,” ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said.

WSU admin urged to take action for racist comments made by student

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 5, 2020

Editor's Note: The Daily Evergreen recognizes that the social media post depict screenshots with graphic language. It was added to provide validity and context to the story. Please view at your own risk. Editor's...

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