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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

New grants meant to help fight food insecurity among students, among other issues

New grants available to help fight food and housing insecurity

TAYLOR DAVIS, Evergreen reporter September 13, 2023

WSU has been awarded two grants to help with fighting Food and Housing Insecurity, totaling $680,000. Heather Case, Associate Dean of Students, said she is working with the Washington Student Achievement...

Executive vice president and budget chair Marwa Aly speaking during a GPSA meeting.

GPSA discusses top issues for fall semester

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor August 16, 2023

The Graduate and Professional Student Alliance hopes to focus mainly on food insecurity, transportation and childcare this coming semester. Sam Edgerton, PhD candidate in the department of history,...

Student shops in the Cougar Food Pantry in the CUB, Nov. 15.

Ask Life: How to deal with low RDA?

ALAINN FITZGERALD, Evergreen reporter April 25, 2023

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen has decided to continue the Ask Emma column under a new name: Ask Life. Dear Life Section, It is nearing the end of the school year, and my RDA balance is not...

Martha Meeks, Second Harvest core volunteer, volunteering for Second Harvest.

Mobile food markets make a difference

ANNIE HAGER March 2, 2023

As the price of food continues to rise, the issue of food insecurity grows: but Second Harvest is here to help fight hunger. Second Harvest is an organization that works to give healthy food to high-need...

Student picks up a Cougar Food Pantry apple, Nov. 9.

As Thanksgiving approaches, donation requests increase

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter November 10, 2022

Thanksgiving vacation is approaching, and organizations like the Cougar Food Pantry are providing free meals for WSU students and Pullman Community members facing food insecurity. Food insecurity refers...

Student navigators will be trained experts in the community, helping establish relationships and teach students about local organizations.

New grant helps WSU students gain access to food, housing

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor May 26, 2022

The Washington Student Achievement Council grant will fund initiatives meant to help students deal with food security and housing issues. “The purpose of the grant is to try to address the fundamental...

Fresh fruits, vegetables, and nonperishable food are available to all current students at WSU in the Cougar Food Pantry located in the Compton Union Building.

Cougar Food Pantry serves Thanksgiving meals over break

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor December 3, 2021

The Cougar Food Pantry has been working from the ground up since its opening in August — and has since served 3,700 visitors at its location in the Compton Union Building. Shae McCarron, junior medical...

Spokane NAACP President Kiantha Duncan shared her experiences living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during a Foley Institute talk Tuesday afternoon.

Spokane NAACP president addresses poverty in communities of color

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor November 11, 2021

Spokane NAACP President Kiantha Duncan spoke about the politics of poverty in communities of color Tuesday afternoon at the latest Thomas S. Foley Institute event. The Time’s Up and Black Lives Matter...

The Emmanuel Baptist Church distributed food for two weeks in February and March, as well as on April 7.

Pullman Farmers to Families distributing food next week

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2021

Pullman Farmers to Families will be distributing United States Department of Agriculture food boxes to families in need 12-2 p.m. April 21 at Emmanuel Baptist Church.  Last summer, the government...

Students can request food, safe-sex supplies and sanitary products in their go-bag for pickup or delivery.

Food pantry, go-bags available to students during winter break

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

Students struggling with food insecurity will have in-person access to WSU’s Office for Access and Opportunity Food Pantry, and can also request go-bags for pickup or delivery over winter break.  The...

COVID-19-related food insecurity is a nationwide issue, and food pantries try to help people in need.

OPINION: Students should use WSU food pantries

PORTIA SIMMONS December 3, 2020

Many people have been negatively affected by the pandemic because of many reasons. These include a lack of food security or the opportunity to work. As a result, many students have had to scrape together...

Nonperishable donations made to the Little Free Food Pantry can be placed inside of the cubby at any time or day.

Food pantry available to students, residents on College Hill

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2020

The Community Congregational United Church of Christ created a food pantry to support food-insecure students. The Little Free Food Pantry is available 24/7 and is located in front of the church at 525...

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