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“It's been really hard on us trying to get them through school with all the expenses,” WSU parent Ginny Hundal-Halpin said. “I'm a single mom, so I'm trying to do what I can, but they've had to take out quite a bit of loans to help themselves.”

Parents, students have differing opinions about student loan forgiveness

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter February 19, 2021

WSU parents and students have mixed feelings about President Joe Biden’s proposed student loan forgiveness plan.   Biden’s plan includes canceling $10,000 in direct federal student loans....

Only one department has announced they will halt admissions for fall 2021 so far, said Lisa Gloss, dean of WSU's Graduate School.

Department of Sociology not recruiting graduate students for fall 2021

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor February 12, 2021

The GPSA executive board discussed admissions for WSU graduate degree programs, as well as upcoming Professional Development Initiative events during a meeting Thursday. Rabayet Sadnan, GPSA awards...

One graduate resident at Yakama Village says there is a large buildup of recycling outside the complex.

Recycling bins removed without warning or explanation, student claims

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter October 12, 2020

WSU removed recycling bins from several student housing complexes without telling residents, claimed one graduate resident at Yakama Village, who raised concerns that the WSU administration no longer cares...

A WSU interior design student won first place in a design competition for her COVID-safe lobby space.

Interior design student wins competition for COVID-friendly space

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 12, 2020

WSU interior design student Leigh Ann Bryan won first place in a design competition for her COVID-safe lobby space. Bryan’s design, which she completed for her senior capstone studio, is for the Pier...

Staff at WSU Pullman’s TRIO Student Support Services program support first-generation students, as well as those from lower-income families and students with disabilities.

TRIO program supports students in all areas of life

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 21, 2020

A first-generation student described her college experience as a rollercoaster ride. But with the support of WSU Pullman’s TRIO Student Support Services program, she is able to navigate through...

GPSA Senators will meet again for a GPSA Town Hall at 1 p.m. on Sept. 18.

GPSA Senators talk stipends, childcare center

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor September 15, 2020

GPSA senators met to discuss registered student organizations, upcoming training and the Python Working Group, which focuses on a computer programming language that processes data during a meeting Monday...

GPSA senators met virtually for the first time on Monday.

GPSA senators vote in new member, discuss training resources

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor September 1, 2020

GPSA senators met for the first time this fall on Monday night to discuss mandatory fees, mentor training and travel grants.  There are two upcoming Professional Development Initiative events, which...

Porismita Borah, associate professor of strategic communications in WSU's Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, helped with a study on usage of certain language in ads.

Wording of vaccine ads matter, WSU alumna says

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter June 15, 2020

Words matter for any organization trying to reach an audience. The same goes for vaccine ads, according to a new WSU study. A recent WSU alumna and an associate professor conducted the first experimental...

Amit Dhingra, interim chair for the horticulture department, began his two-year term as chair June 1.

Interim chair’s past experience influences path to horticulture

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 8, 2020

Amit Dhingra was recently named interim chair for the horticulture department.  His two-year term started on June 1. He has served as a horticulture professor at WSU since 2006. Growing up in New...

GPSA President Jennifer Johnson said the grocery subsidy program committee has reviewed about 150 applications so far and received about 100 more in the last week.

GPSA ends semester with plans for summer

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 28, 2020

Monday night marked the last time GPSA senators will meet during the 2019-2020 school year. Senators approved a motion to contribute $5,000 per month during May, June and July for the graduate student...

Matthew Sutherland, vice president of legislative affairs, said the campus-wide safety project will include a blue light crosswalk and blue light station.

GPSA contributes to safety project, student grocery program

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 14, 2020

GPSA senators approved $10,000 to go toward a campus-wide safety project, as well as $5,000 for a student grocery-subsidy program on Monday night.  Matthew Sutherland, vice president of legislative...

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