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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

“I’m super grateful and was definitely surprised to get it this year,” said Traci Gillig, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication assistant professor.

GIESO announces scholarship, award winners

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2022

The President’s Commission on Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation recently awarded its first LGBTQ award and scholarship. Traci Gillig, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication assistant...

Arin Mitchell, second-year doctoral student in the College of Arts and Sciences, discussed how the theory of desserts is problematic.

InQueery Symposium speakers discuss intersectionality in feminism

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor November 17, 2021

A guest speaker and a WSU doctoral student spoke Tuesday night about feminism and oppression during the fourth annual InQueery Symposium hosted by the WSU Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation...

WSU sophomore Milo Edwards, right, said doing drag shows has helped him find a community and express himself more.

Student finds community through LGBTQ advocacy work, drag

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor November 4, 2021

For WSU sophomore Milo Edwards, coming out as transgender in high school in a conservative North Idaho town meant losing friends, family and a home.  However, Edwards said something that started off...

GIESORC is located on the fourth floor of the CUB.

WSU celebrates Pride History

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2021

October marked another celebration of Pride History month at WSU. The campus movement for LGBTQ awareness dates back about 50 years. In 1970, WSU’s Association for Women Students hosted a panel where...

WSU freshmen Hannah Smith and McKenzie Nolan dance at Queer Prom on Oct. 20, 2021, in Pullman.

Queer prom brings the party to the ‘Underworld’

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

Many members of the LGBTQ community feel excluded by traditional rites of passage because they are heteronormative — like prom. Luckily, those in the LGBTQ community can relive those experiences in a...

The inside of WSUs Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center as seen Sept. 6 from a window in Pullman.

Student Affairs hosts reopening of Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 9, 2021

WSU’s Division of Student Affairs will host an event from 1-4 p.m. Friday at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center. The event is both the reopening of the cultural center and a way for students...

The center welcomes everyone to come to room 401 in the Compton Union Building to relax, mingle, do homework and learn more about the community. The office is open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

GIESORC serves as ally for all

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter September 9, 2021

The Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center is becoming one of the most essential resources for students to learn about the LGBTQ+ community and get support.  Founded...

WSU groups to help diverse students feel safe on campus

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 9, 2021

Several student resource centers are working to ensure students feel included and represented on campus, whether they are here for the first time or returning after the COVID-19 pandemic. Jocelin Gallardo,...

“Racism is a problem for white folks to fix,” said Lisa Guerrero, WSU professor of comparative ethnic studies and American studies and culture. “The people who hold the power have to change the problem.”

WSU resource center hosts workshop on systemic racism, privilege

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 19, 2020

WSU’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center held an event on Saturday to discuss systemic racism and the benefits of correcting behavior rather than labeling someone as racist...

The Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center may not have planned any in-person events planned for Pride Month, but the community can still connect with Netflix parties and Zoom hang outs.

GIESORC celebrates Pride Month virtually

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 4, 2020

The Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC) will provide online gatherings and an ally training to celebrate Pride Month. The events will be held virtually. GIESORC...

Event cancelled due to COVID-19

Event cancelled due to COVID-19

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter March 12, 2020

The Undocumented Closet event created by Undocumented Initiatives and GIESORC has been postponed due to concerns of COVID-19 coronavirus. The event was soft-cancelled to prevent the spread of COVID-19,...

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