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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

While many students spend their remaining Dining Dollars at the markets or dining halls at the end of each semester, they can also donate that money to the Cougar Meal Swipe Program to help feed their fellow Cougs.

Cougar Meal Swipe Program takes RDA donations, feeds Cougs in need

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor April 17, 2022

Editor’s note: Some sources in this article wished to be referred to only by their first name for the sake of privacy. As the end of the semester approaches, students can once again donate their...

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 10, 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...

Another safety concern to take into account for spring break is sickness. According to Student Affairs, everyone should continue to self-monitor for COVID-19.

WSU encourages students to make smart decisions during break

HUIHUI DAI March 11, 2022

With Spring Break coming soon, WSU’s Division of Student Affairs is providing safety tips and support to students so they can stay safe. Cougar Health Services, WSU's Women*s Center, Cougar Food Pantry...

Mary Jo Gonzales has been Vice President of Student Affairs since 2017.

Mary Jo Gonzales to retire as vice president of Student Affairs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 28, 2021

Mary Jo Gonzales will retire from her position as vice president of Student Affairs on Nov. 15.  Gonzales has been on leave since Sept. 1, according to a WSU Insider article.  Gonzales has served...

The Ask Cougs portal is a way to expedite the process of receiving students’ questions and concerns.

ASWSU plans to implement Ask Cougs portal by fall

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

ASWSU’s new portal is under development to increase students’ access to resources and increase transparency and communication between students and the university. Students can submit their concerns...

Student Affairs plans to incorporate ASWSU leaders’ suggestions to make resources more accessible, including enhancing click and search engine optimization.

Student Affairs to ‘revamp’ websites, make student resources more available

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2021

WSU’s Division of Student Affairs plans to make it easier for students to find and access university resources in the upcoming fall semester. Earlier in the month, Student Affairs leaders met with...

ASWSU Senator Oluwanifemi Shola-Dare said students should not have to spend a lot of time navigating through different websites or figuring out who to contact to ask their questions.

Resource accessibility to be ‘modernized’

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 19, 2021

Transferring to WSU in August 2019 was a challenge for Oluwanifemi Shola-Dare, senior neuroscience major and ASWSU senator, as she tried to navigate through the university’s set of resources. Finishing...

Keenan Souve, senior civil engineering major, said while the drive-through is better than nothing, he does not know how likely he is to participate. 

WSU to hold drive-through graduation event 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen news editor April 11, 2021

After a trying year of virtual learning, WSU Pullman is putting together a drive-through graduation event to celebrate seniors living in Pullman. The event will take place 10 a.m. May 1, said Kim Holapa,...

Angie Klimko, director of First, will promote programs that focus on high-impact practices to help first-generation students excel in higher education.

Former TRIO director to serve first-gen students

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 20, 2020

A longtime staff member of WSU Pullman's TRIO program transitioned into a new role aiming to serve first-generation students on all WSU campuses. Angie Klimko is now the director of First, an organization...

Division of Student Affairs lays off 19 employees

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor November 20, 2020

WSU’s Division of Student Affairs will eliminate more than 70 positions to satisfy budget cuts outlined by WSU President Kirk Schulz, which university officials discussed in an all-staff division meeting...

Matt Skinner, associate vice president of finance and administration, said appointment of deputies prepares a second-in-command to step in and operate a department if necessary.

WSU appoints three faculty members as deputies

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter October 13, 2020

Three faculty members have been appointed as deputies for their respective departments to help department heads or step in and operate a department if necessary.  Laura Griner Hill, Matt Skinner and...

Jill Creighton, WSU dean of students and associate vice president for student affairs, will host the event.

WSU community standards panel to stream live

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2020

WSU faculty and staff are invited to learn about COVID-19 compliance, academic misconduct and Zoom bombing during the community standards virtual panel 4 p.m. Wednesday.  Jill Creighton, WSU dean of...

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