The Daily Evergreen

Crimson Community Grants provide emergency funding for students

Kelly Demand and her team looked through grant applications. She said they

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

July 24, 2020

Nearly 800 students received funding from the Crimson Community Grant project, which distributed more than $500,000 worth of funding in partnership with BECU. Each recipient was given between $200 and $1,000.  “With your generosity, I will be able to continue my research from home,” wrote Azdren Coma...

WSU official submits declaration supporting lawsuit against DOE

Phil Weiler, WSU's Vice President for Marketing and Communications, wrote in an email that WSU is not a direct party in the lawsuit.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

June 8, 2020

A WSU official filed a declaration in support of the Washington state attorney general’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education.  Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit states the department’s decision to withhold critical aid from thousands of Washington college students...

CARES Act funding split between students, university

Phil Weiler, vice president for marketing and communications, said the money awarded to each student ranged from $500 to $1,500 depending on their financial situation.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 20, 2020

WSU received $21.76 million from the CARES Act, and the money will be split between students and the university’s COVID-19 expenses.  Brian Dixon, assistant vice president of Student Financial Services, said the CARES Act was a federal law that helps address financial hardships during the pandem...

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895