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‘SACNAS embraces the full person’

The WSU chapter of SACNAS formed in 2016 as a way for McNair Scholars to connect. Now, the group is open to all people of color interested in STEM.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2020

WSU senior Diana Baldovinos found a family of people who share similar goals and passions within the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. SACNAS is an organization that aims to create a community for students of color in the STEM field.  “We all fa...

Student group mentors Latinx students in STEM

SOLES provides Latinx students studying in STEM a place to learn about professional development, as well as a chance to reach out to high school students interested in WSU.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

The Society of Latinx Engineers and Scientists are revamping their club in hopes of providing more mentoring services and other resources for Latinx students who are pursuing STEM degrees. The main focus of the club is to help students be successful in school and obtain degrees. They also help students...

OPINION: STEM, liberal arts majors are both necessary

While the competition between STEM and liberal arts rages, it’s important to consider the benefits of both, and the many opportunities they can offer different students, engineers and artists alike.

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

September 3, 2020

STEM fields are amazing. There are so many things engineers can do and so many advancements to be made. Thinking about how far computers have come as I type this is impressive, much less some of the other things that have been achieved in the scientific fields. Humanities are equally amazing, too....

OPINION: The many benefits of liberal arts

Liberal arts majors are no less valid than STEM majors, as they give students many skills that are equally important.

ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist

July 1, 2020

Liberal arts majors get a bad rap. If you’re a student studying subjects like English or philosophy, you’ve likely been asked by friends and family members, “What do you want to do with that?” These fields are sometimes looked down upon and not nearly as revered as a degree in engineering...

Second provost candidate presents to university community

Julie Kmec, co-chair of the Provost search committee, discusses how the search guidelines for a new provost are constantly being adapted to fit the needs of the university on Monday evening in the CUB Junior Ballroom.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2020

The second presentation during WSU’s provost search featured a variety of color-coordinated maps from a geography professor seeking to become the university’s next provost. “As a geographer I felt I had to throw in at least one or two maps in,” provost candidate Robert McMaster said. M...

Science team disappointed after competition cancellation

Members of Pullman's National Science Bowl stand behind a banner. The competition was canceled due to COVID-19.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2020

When the Pullman High School Science team qualified for the National Science Bowl, they were filled with confidence and a desire to break into the top 16. They never expected the competition would end up being canceled. Following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, the National Science Bowl ...

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