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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

WSU has made a conscious attempt to diversify the student body over the past 10 years.

WSU attempts to diversify over past decade

GRACE HARVEY, Evergreen reporter October 25, 2023

WSU has seen a significant diversification of its student population over the past decade, with the total percentage of students of color increasing by 9% Through changes in the demographics of both...

Harsh Sharma performing Hindi songs.

Let your mother language ring

NIKHIL GANTA, Evergreen reporter March 8, 2023

Voices from all around the world rang throughout the Kimbrough Music Building on Feb. 21 in celebration of International Mother Language Day. The Center for Arts and Humanities hosted an event for International...

The Latah County Human Rights Task Force hosting the MLK Human Rights Breakfast

“It’s one thing to be awake to the world, it’s another thing to act and do something”

ANNIE HAGER January 19, 2023

For the last 29 years, the Latah County Human Rights Task Force has held a community breakfast to honor Martin Luther King Jr. This year, the breakfast will be at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 21 at Moscow Middle...

There has been a demographic shift in college-aged students over the last several years, said Saichi Oba, vice provost for enrollment management.

Graduating class sees rise in diversity among students

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor April 11, 2022

With the largest proportion of students of color, especially among the Black and Hispanic communities, the graduating class of 2022 is one of the most diverse in WSU history. Saichi Oba, vice provost...

WSU community discusses mutual aid, mental health

WSU community discusses mutual aid, mental health

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor April 8, 2022

WSU faculty, staff and students learned how mutual aid and mindfulness are two essential components of a vibrant community at a summit on Tuesday. Matthew Jeffries, Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual...

If confirmed, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the first African American female to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court since its establishment.

OPINION: Make-up of U.S. Supreme Court is a-changin’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist March 10, 2022

As Bob Dylan would say, the times they are a-changin’. For about the first century and a half following the establishment of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1789, the bench consisted of elderly, white men.  But...

“All current health and safety mitigation measures will continue until further notice,” Superintendent Bob Maxwell said.

Masks optional at Pullman Public Schools after state mandate lifts

ELENA ADAIR February 25, 2022

Board members discussed mask mandates lifting and curriculum changes during a Pullman Public Schools meeting Wednesday night.  Mask Mandate Updates Superintendent Bob Maxwell said students and faculty...

Multicultural Greek chapters were founded on principles of diversity and equity.

OPINION: Multicultural Greek life deserves more recognition

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist February 10, 2022

Even as a Panhellenic sorority member, I have a limited understanding of the WSU Multicultural Greek Council and its chapters. That realization does not sit right with me, and it should not sit right...

Proposals must relate to inclusivity, diversity, equity and access by containing a component like teaching practices that close equity gaps when it comes to student performance.

Smith Teaching and Learning Grant applications due March 14

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2022

WSU faculty with innovative ideas can apply for a Smith Teaching and Learning Grant of up to $5,000. The deadline to apply is March 14, according to WSU Insider. The proposals must relate to inclusivity,...

Common Language Brewing Company is currently under construction and will open in downtown Spokane on February 14, 2022.

Beer is “Common Language”

ANNIE HAGER January 13, 2022

The Common Language Brewing Company started as a conversation between two friends trying to find a way to give back to the community. The brewery is opening in downtown Spokane this spring, with...

WSU works to meet and exceed current requirements outlined by a new bill pushing for equity and diversity in higher education.

WSU prioritizes diversity, equity, inclusion

CAROLYN MCCAMPBELL, Evergreen columnist November 11, 2021

A summit held on Nov. 3 at WSU showcased how faculty can change structures through individual actions and highlights the important work that is being done to include and retain diverse staff. The...

American Horror Story is a 10-season show with an incredibly inclusive and diverse cast. Nothing beats a show that evolves with current events.

‘American Horror Story’ is a superior show

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist July 23, 2021

Since the very first season of the hit show “American Horror Story,” creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk never hesitated to create a wide-ranging cast that excels at acting. The cast is full of...

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