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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

With the state of COVID-19 and the winter weather, admin is putting students and faculty at risk.

OPINION: WSU administration puts money over safety of students, staff

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor January 6, 2022

“Amazing job at taking a longer time to introduce the panel of people [than] addressing traveling back to Pullman from the West Side!” “They don’t give a crap about our safety/health and...

WSU administration announced at Wednesdays town hall meeting that in-person classes and university functions will continue for spring semester.

WSU classes to remain in-person

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 6, 2022

WSU officials announced classes will remain in-person this semester at a Wednesday town hall meeting.  Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications, said the high vaccination rates...

You may think snow has nothing to do with discussion about COVID, but the lack of communication, lack of care for safety of staff, and lack of leadership is evident with snow, and COVID, wrote one town hall commenter Thursday morning.

ED BOARD: WSU administrators ‘plow’ ahead with in-person semester, despite complaints of omicron variant, pass closures

EDITORIAL STAFF January 6, 2022

WSU administrators ended a COVID-19 Town Hall early following numerous irate complaints about starting the semester in person in the face of COVID-19 outbreaks and dangerous weather conditions. Administrators...

All-Campus Senator Nikolai Sublett listens to a resolution that would require senators to work on one resolution or two bylaws during an ASWSU meeting Wednesday evening in the Compton Union Building.

ASWSU senators discuss campus safety, sexual assault prevention

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

ASWSU voted Wednesday night to require senators to work on one resolution or two bylaws each semester and discussed campus safety resources.  Pro Tempore Katie Carstens, who authored the change, said...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said in a virtual town hall Tuesday afternoon that WSU requested $10 million from the state legislature to fund salary increases for faculty and staff.

Faculty COVID-19 testing limited by resources, administrators say

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 21, 2021

WSU officials announced that a national supply chain issue caused limited access to faculty COVID-19 testing. WSU could ramp up testing overnight if not for this shortage, said WSU President Kirk Schulz....

President Kirk Schulz and Provost Elizabeth Chilton will give a presentation specific to the College of Arts and Sciences during the Town Hall on Tuesday.

College of Arts and Sciences to host Town Hall Tuesday

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter September 19, 2021

WSU’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting its 2021 Town Hall meeting 12-1 p.m. Tuesday through Zoom. A prerecorded presentation about the university’s achievements over the past year is...

Before being hired as WSU’s Pullman Chancellor, Elizabeth Chilton said she had never been to Eastern Washington.

WSU Provost prepares to take on chancellor position

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief August 18, 2021

Come June 2022, Provost Elizabeth Chilton will wear another hat — Pullman Chancellor, a role introduced to help better support the community’s students, faculty members and staff.  Having a Pullman...

Stop Animal Explotation Now routinely obtains reports from the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare concerning the use and treatment of research animals at every registered research facility in the U.S.

Watchdog organization alleges WSU research staff fabricated data, overdosed animals, violated protocols

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter July 13, 2021

An Ohio-based watchdog organization, Stop Animal Exploitation Now, called on WSU President Kirk Schulz to launch a full investigation into the university's animal research programs in a letter sent to...

No Shave November isnt just a fun way to raise money — it should also be an official WSU holiday.

OPINION: Satire: No Shave November should be a WSU holiday

JOEY FRANKLIN December 2, 2020

Gardner Minshew captured lightning in a bottle when he took the helm as Washington State University's quarterback. His retro look, including the mustache, soul patch and headband sparked national interest...

WSU will implement Workday for payroll, human resources and other finance management by Jan. 1.

Honors College hosts president, provost for virtual town hall

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 29, 2020

WSU President Kirk Schulz and Provost Elizabeth Chilton spoke about the university’s budget at an Honors College virtual town hall on Thursday. In the 2017 fiscal year, WSU has had a $30 million deficit....

Vice President of Student Affairs Mary Jo Gonzales says the university is working on reimbursement for RDA and all residence and dining halls will remain open.

New rules for pass/fail class options

AMAAN RAHMAN March 27, 2020

Editor's Note: This article has been updated from a previous version, which had stated WSU would not allow pass/fail options. This was clarified in the story using the transcript of the teleconference,...

Students sit in the stands of the Beasley Coliseum.

WSU postpones May commencement

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor March 25, 2020

Students received an email Wednesday morning announcing May commencement will be postponed for all WSU campuses due to restrictions on large group gatherings. Graduates will have two opportunities...

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