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Town hall discusses environmental justice

When individuals connect with each other and with the environment in a safe way, they have a better chance of fighting ignorance and misinformation, said John Lupinacci, associate professor in WSU’s College of Education.

HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2020

Speakers at a town hall focusing on environmental justice discussed how climate change heightens inequalities on a local and global level. The Wednesday evening town hall was the second in a four-part series of lectures centered on different justice issues and how they interact, said David Jones,...

Bridging educational distances in prison

Anna Plemons, WSU English professor, discusses some of the benefits and challenges of education within correctional facilities on Friday afternoon at Neill Public Library.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2020

The first time Anna Plemons visited a prison an inmate’s pet bird landed on her shoulder. From then on she said when visiting a prison: always expect the unexpected. Plemons is a WSU clinical assistant professor of English who has taught creative writing to incarcerated people in prisons in seve...

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