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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

Demonstrators at the Rally for Ukraine event hold up posters in solidarity for the country, Glenn Terell Mall, March 10.

WSU students hold rally in support of Ukraine

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter March 11, 2022

About 30 people attended a GPSA and ASWSU rally Thursday to show support for Ukraine during Russia’s ongoing invasion. The rally was peaceful, and the majority of people donated to groups to support...

The Association of Pacific and Asian Women celebrate at a past International Womens Day event.

Campus organizations plan International Women’s Day events

PUNEET BSANTI March 7, 2022

The Women*s Center is hosting a week-long event for International Women’s Day from March 8-11 alongside several other campus organizations. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said the Athletics budget is expected to be balanced next summer during a GPSA meeting Monday night.

Schulz answers GPSA’s questions about COVID-19 policies

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2021

President Kirk Schulz addressed the GPSA Senate and answered questions from senators during a Monday night meeting. COVID-19 Jocelyn McKinnon-Crowley, senator for the Edward R. Murrow College of...

Chris Boyan, Transportation Services interim director, discusses parking options and fees.

GPSA discusses transportation issues

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 9, 2021

The Graduate and Professional Student Association voted during a Monday night meeting to appoint Priyanka Upadhyaya as the senator-at large for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences.  The...

The school is currently in a two-year contract with United Healthcare, the graduate student health insurance provider.

GPSA discusses health insurance options, challenges for grad students

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter October 26, 2021

GPSA voted to appoint a new senator and new representative at their meeting Monday evening. Achyut Paudel will serve as the new senator-at-large for the Department of Animal Science. Samantha Edgerton...

In-person learning has given student organizations, such as ASWSU and GPSA, the opportunity to hold more events than last year. The ability to host in-person events brought a sense of community that many people felt was lacking during the pandemic. 

GPSA discusses getting students involved

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 15, 2021

WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association discussed different on-campus activities available for students through Student Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement during its meeting...

Lisa Gloss, WSU Graduate School dean, speaks to GPSA senators about the school and its programs.

GPSA hosts first official senate meeting for school year

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor August 31, 2021

WSU's Graduate and Professional Student Association held its first official senate meeting for the 2021-22 school year on Aug. 30 in the Compton Union Building.  As the representative body for...

“Every once in a while, something somewhat catastrophic happens that really shakes up the program in terms of funds available,” said Chris Boyan, WSU Transportation Services associate director. “This one, of course, the COVID pandemic.”

GPSA Senate does not pass 5 percent transportation service fee increase

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER April 13, 2021

The GPSA Senate did not approve a $1.80 student transportation fee increase during their meeting Monday evening.  Senators voiced mixed opinions over the fee increase and came to a 29-23 vote. The...

Graduate students can stop by Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe and pick up an ice cream cone of their choosing 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 7.

Graduate students plan paint night, Ferdinand’s giveaway

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 2, 2021

The GPSA Executive team is ending the semester with several events for graduate and professional students, including a virtual paint night and free ice cream. Students can stop by Ferdinand’s Ice...

Find a couple of friends or roommates and go out to eat. Take advantage of the $5 off and, you know, help out a local business, said Alex Pan, ASWSU director of community affairs.

Third Restaurant Week kicks off

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter March 8, 2021

Starting today through March 19, WSU undergraduate and graduate students can support local Pullman restaurants with $5 off their meal as the third Restaurant Week kicks off.  The first 50 undergraduate...

Von Walden, professor and Faculty Senate member, said WSU Athletics struggled to pay debts from the football programs stadium and facility upgrades for about a decade.

Faculty senator says WSU needs ‘self-sustaining athletics department’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER February 9, 2021

A Faculty Senate member urged GPSA Senate to contact WSU’s student regent to oppose the proposal diverting $2-3 million annually from unappropriated funds to combat WSU Athletics’ debt crisis during...

Last semester GPSA put on about ten events. They had between 50 and 60 students attend virtual bingo, and around 20 people attend their virtual dinner night.

GPSA Executive Board discusses how to increase student engagement 

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor January 29, 2021

The GPSA Executive Board discussed upcoming events and how to advertise their programs more effectively during a meeting Thursday. Last semester GPSA put on about 10 events. They had between 50 and...

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