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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

ESA Chair and Mayor Francis Benjamin present to GPSA

ESA Chair and Mayor Francis Benjamin present to GPSA

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter February 7, 2024

The Graduate and Professional Students Association heard two presentations from the Environmental Sustainability Alliance and Mayor Francis Benjamin on divesting from fossil fuels and Pullman renovation...

This new system was implemented this semester and implementation at Hillside and Southside is being considered

Northside Cafe implements reusable containers

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2023

In an effort to reduce waste and increase sustainability on campus, Northside Cafe has stopped providing single-use containers and has switched to reusable containers. Topanga, the company that provides...

Members of the ESA during the rally, Saturday, April 22, 2023.

‘WSU must divest now!’ WSU students rally for Fossil Fuel Divestment

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter April 24, 2023

WSU’s Environmental Sustainability Alliance hosted a climate rally for Fossil Fuel Divestment at Ruby Street Park Saturday to call for action from WSU leaders.  ESA members gave speeches...

Members of the Environmental Sustainability Alliance pose for a photo during a meeting, Oct. 6.

ESA pushes back against fossil fuel investment

SHANA HUANG October 13, 2022

After developing its petition last year, WSU’s Environmental Sustainability Alliance is planning to march to WSU President Kirk Schulz’s house to discuss fossil fuel divestment. “Basically what...

It is all words until we have an actual plan and all we need now is to document an actual plan, take initiatives, record progress and keep pushing the limits until we get to net zero.

OPINION: WSU must revamp climate action plan

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist February 3, 2022

Did you know that the student population of WSU accounts for a little over 50% of Whitman county’s population? It is important to recognize that we all individually and as a university contribute...

The one-question survey will be available until Nov. 15.

Environmental Sustainability Alliance asks for survey responses

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer November 10, 2021

The Environmental Sustainability Alliance is sending a one-question survey over email to all WSU students on Nov. 9-15. The heading of the email is “Help WSU get out of fossil fuels!”  All students...

Three-door waste receptacles got too contaminated in previous years, so Waste Management had to switch them to landfill waste.

On-campus groups promote recycling, sustainability

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2021

Waste Management at WSU is working to make the campus more environmentally friendly through increased recycling efforts and other initiatives. Waste Management’s goal is to limit what goes in the...

ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said he is working with a few other senators to advocate for a more robust student resource portal because it is currently difficult to find resources. 

ASWSU Senate discusses transportation, Cougar Health Services parking fee

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief April 15, 2021

ASWSU Senators received news they will not vote on a five percent student transportation fee increase during a meeting Wednesday.    Fee updates Graduate and Professional Student Association Senators...

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