The Daily Evergreen

Becoming bacteria-free

Becoming bacteria-free

BY HILARY TAYLOR | Evergreen contributor

February 24, 2015

Reducing food contamination and improving the safety and quality of food is what motivates one scientist at Washington State University.Shyam S. Sablani, a WSU associate professor, is currently working to make frozen red raspberries less susceptible to harmful bacteria by using Ultraviolet light-C or UV-C light.“We are try...

Multiculturalism in mental healthcare

Multiculturalism in mental healthcare

ALYSEN BOSTON | Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2015

Washington State University graduate students recently compiled the largest survey to date of the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on Native American veterans in order to provide more effective mental health treatment.Greg Urquhart and Matthew Hale began conducting the survey online and th...

Researchers housing big, bang energy

Researchers housing big, bang energy

By MINNA LEE | Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2015

Science fiction tells tales of humans transcending space and time to discover new worlds and establish colonies among the stars. A group of Washington State researchers is learning to harness antimatter energy in hopes of blurring that line between fact and fiction.Antimatter is a convoluted subject o...

Stalker Awareness Month critiques celebrity victim-blaming

Stalker Awareness Month critiques celebrity victim-blaming

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

January 22, 2015

January is National Stalking Awareness Month. In honor of this serious and oft-overlooked issue of violence against women, it’s an ideal time for our student body to reflect on their role as conscious advocates in discussions about gender-based violence.Not long ago, the headlines sung of the tumult...

Waiting to say “I do”

Waiting to say “I do”

Christina Theel| Evergreen Columnist

January 22, 2015

According to a Pew Research Center (PRC) study last year, the Millennial generation is waiting to say their “I do's” longer than previous generations.Only 26 percent of our generation is married. When they were the age that Millennials are now, 36 percent of Generation X, 48 percent of Baby Boome...

Green catches the ball

Dirk Shadd | MCT Campus

December 11, 2014

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) makes a 13-yard touchdown catch, which went on to be the game winner, on a pass from Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14), beating Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Dashon Goldson (38) and cornerback Leonard Johnson (29) to take the lead 13-10 during the...

ISIL is the major threat

ISIL is the major threat

Olivier Douliery | MCT Campus

December 11, 2014

Code Pink for Peace members protest against U.S. military action in Iraq as Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the United States strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Ol...

National program for mental health

National program for mental health

Renee C. Byer

November 14, 2014

Albert Garcia still hears the voices and knows what it's like to grapple with a crippling psychosis. But, at age 57, he has his disease under control, and he will be a key player - a "peer support'' counselor - as four Minnesota counties roll out a new strategy to expand mental health care for adole...

Raise the wage

Raise the wage

Bryan Allen | Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2014

You return home from a long day at work filled with unreasonable customers and taking orders from a management team dedicated to squeezing every penny out of you.Your feet are sore because you’ve been standing for the last eight hours. A stale odor emits from your work uniform and the grease from the fry...

Felix Hernandez

Felix Hernandez

LINDSEY WASSON | MCT Campus

September 25, 2014

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez breathes out as he walks back to the dugout after allowing a long pop fly to Houston Astros third baseman Matt Dominguez, which was eventually caught by Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson, during the second inning on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Safe...

Tracking butterflies with convicts: A WSU research story

Tracking butterflies with convicts: A WSU research story

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2014

Max security prisoners located at the Washington State Penitentiary are setting butterflies free this week.David James, Ph.D., is an entomologist at Washington State University, has inmates volunteering to participate in one of his studies.The inmates recently began releasing the butterflies in the or...

Dustin Ackley

Bettina Hansen| MCT Campus

August 25, 2014

Mariners outfielder Dustin Ackley scores on an Angels' error that got hitter James Jones to first base in the second inning as the Seattle Mariners take on the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field in Seattle Monday May 26, 2014. Michael Saunders, in the foreground, tripled on his following at bat, scori...

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