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Advisory board to develop plan detailing WSU PD’s policy, procedural changes

WSU Police Department officers will go through implicit bias trainings periodically because one training is not enough, WSU PD chief said.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2020

The WSU Police Advisory Board will meet virtually Sept. 8 to begin developing a Civil Rights Action Plan for the WSU Police Department. The Civil Rights Action Plan will include goals for implicit bias training. It will also detail several objectives for policy and procedural changes within WSU PD, sa...

OPINION: Keep BLM in the headlines

BLM is a nationwide movement that needs to stay socially relevant with media attention.

LAUREN PETTIT, Evergreen columnist

August 25, 2020

The Black Lives Matter protests appeared with a bang in late May after the unjust murder of George Floyd from police brutality. The movement had mass coverage all over the news. It is a strong topic that is now, unfortunately, fading from the media as of late — not being seen as much on the news or...

‘She’s bringing a different perspective’

Mikayla Makle grew up in Maryland but wanted to have a new experience by attending WSU.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter

June 15, 2020

Mikayla Makle, Black Student Union at WSU president, became more aware of who she was as an LGBTQ+ Black woman when she started attending WSU.  Makle grew up in Maryland, where she found it hard to come out as asexual to her family. She said even though her hometown of Waldorf was more diverse, she lea...

Black Student Union provides sense of family, belonging

Black Student Union at WSU hosts the VIBES conference every year to empower high school students of color.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

June 15, 2020

The Black Student Union at WSU aims to create a community for students who may be looking to be a part of one. The organization celebrates the success of students of color and creates dialogue surrounding their unique experiences BSU is a voice for the Black community, which is in a predominantly...

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