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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

Whitman County staff members Sarah Phelan, Sheri Miller, Nichole Kopp, James Morasch and Kathy Buchholtz pose with donations from the Food for Fines drive.

Whitman Library program kills two birds with one stone through food drive

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor February 7, 2024

The Whitman County Rural Library District has been hosting the Food for Fines drive during the month of February for 25 years. The drive allows any person who has an outstanding balance of late fees...

The Cougar Food Pantry in use by students, with a large number of attendees being graduate students

College of Arts and Sciences donates $5,000 to the Cougar Food Pantry

LAUREN RENDAHL, Evergreen reporter October 5, 2023

The College of Arts and Sciences donated $5,000 to the Cougar Food Pantry in light of a growing need to address food insecurity among graduate students.  Todd Butler, College of Arts and Sciences Dean...

New Thompson Hall food pantry opens up

New Thompson Hall food pantry opens up

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 6, 2023

After witnessing food insecurity growing up, Adam Atalig, French Club vice president was inspired to create a food pantry in Thompson Hall. Atalig grew up in the Philippines and constantly witnessed...

Chilton adresses questions from senate members

Food security and healthcare among concerns of WSU graduate students

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor November 8, 2022

GPSA held their itslast meeting of the semester on Monday, where the guest speakers were WSU Pullman Chancellor Elizabeth Chilton and Ellen Taylor, WSU Pullman vice chancellor for student affairs. Graduate...

GPSA plans to work with the YMCA of Palouse to provide childcare in the evenings.

GPSA reallocates childcare funds

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter January 25, 2022

WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association will vote to reallocate childcare funds through the YMCA because evening care through WSU is no longer available. Evening childcare through WSU...

The Cougar Food Pantry brought groceries to 126 students over winter break.

Cougar Food Pantry continues growing, feeding students

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor January 12, 2022

The Cougar Food Pantry is thriving in its Compton Union Building location, almost a year since students created the five-dollar fee to support the pantry. The Cougar Food Pantry is led by Shae McCarron,...

The food pantry is currently located in the Lighty Student Services Building, but is set to move to a centralized location in the Compton Union Building over the summer.

Student fee to support new full-time food pantry position

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter June 15, 2021

WSU plans to hire a full-time employee to manage the food pantry on the Pullman campus starting this fall. Revenue generated from the $5 per semester Cougs Against Hunger Student Food Pantry Fee will...

Campus resources supply a food pantry to students experiencing food-insecurity.

OPINION: Bring awareness to food scarcity among students

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor March 4, 2021

Pullman is home to, arguably, some of the deepest roots of college community, flowing with wheat fields, Cougar Gold cheese, Ferdinand's ice cream and Coug pride. But among us, living on College Hill...

Einstein Bros. Bagels, Starbucks, Lighty Espresso Bar, and The Market at Cougar Way will operate on limited hours until Dec. 24.

WSU Dining Services to close Dec. 24, reopen Jan. 4

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

WSU Dining Services will close down all student dining options Dec. 24 and reopen Jan. 4 with limited capacity until classes resume.  Einstein Bros. Bagels, Starbucks, Lighty Espresso Bar,...

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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