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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The Student Union Building on the WSU Tri-Cities campus will be used to hold monthly meetings for new mentor program

New mentor program to underrepresented students to feel support within major

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief January 11, 2024

WSU Tri-Cities is partnering with three other universities to build a program mentoring women in STEM students, beginning at the end of this month.  Jillian Cadwell, WSU Tri-Cities research associate,...

Aaron Feaver said he describes the hydrogen hub s mission as to “make, move, store, and use,”

Hydrogen hub in negotiations to be awarded $1 billion

AIMEE SULIT, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2023

On Oct. 13, the Pacific Northwest Hydrogen Association’s Hydrogen Hub was recognized as one of the seven hydrogen hubs out of an estimated 80 applications for award negotiations for $1 billion of federal...

The Nothwest Winterfest will be open to the public at the Benton County Fairgrounds until March 20, 2022.

A stroll for the senses

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor March 3, 2022

The Pacific Northwest’s largest illuminated lantern display and cultural celebration is currently in the Tri-Cities for the first time in its history. The Northwest Winterfest will be held at the...

Senior psychology major Ben Sherry (left) and senior biology and business management major Fatimah Alvaqshi (right) create caring cougar cards, Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the CUB.

MLK program fosters community in system-wide “Caring Cougar Cards” event

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 20, 2022

On Jan. 18, WSU hosted “Caring Cougar Cards,” a system-wide event in honor of MLK Day. All campuses, both in-person and Zoom, provided materials for students to make cards for community partners across...

When you hear “WSU,” you probably only think of Pullman, neglecting the four other campuses that help make this university community unique.

WSU more than just Pullman campus

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor September 13, 2021

When I was in the Running Start program at WSU Tri-Cities in Richland, I heard a lot about the four other WSU campuses in Vancouver, Spokane, Everett and, of course, Pullman. It made me feel like I'm part...

Originally, the university was expecting a loss of $54 million in revenue. The increase can be attributed to the loss of revenue in WSU Housing, Dining and Student Auxiliary Services, said Stacy Pearson, vice president for finance and administration.

Board of Regents discusses finances, standardized tests

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief March 15, 2021

In addition to discontinuing ACT and SAT tests, the WSU Board of Regents received updates regarding university finances and the restructuring of the WSU system during their two-day meeting Thursday and...

The ventilator the students plan to engineer will be cheaper to produce than a typical venti- lator, which can cost between $10,000 and $50,000 because of design, test and profit costs.

WSU Tri-Cities students to create ventilator

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor January 21, 2021

When COVID-19 infections started to spread rapidly across the U.S., the demand for ventilators skyrocketed. A team of WSU electrical engineering students set out to design a low-cost machine that could...

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi can help plants absorb light and water. They expand the plant’s root zone and act as a biofertilizer.

WSU Tri-Cities researchers use fungi to replace chemical fertilizers

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2020

A team at WSU Tri-Cities is researching a type of fungus that could replace chemical fertilizers in crops. The team is working to see if applying inoculants that contain arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi...

Funds will be used for career nights, tutoring and AP training sessions. Some money will also be used to hire academic and career professionals.

WSU Tri-Cities’ program receives $43 million for GEAR UP program

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter November 12, 2020

WSU Tri-Cities’ GEAR UP program received $43 million to help middle and high school students have more access to career and educational opportunities. Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for...

It is important to think about other peoples situations and perspectives when trying to understand racism, said Dr. Marie Theard, medical director of neuroanesthesia at Oregon Health and Science University.

Speakers discuss how to fight racism

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief October 30, 2020

Speakers discussed fighting racism through education and seeing the world through different perspectives in an event hosted by WSU Tri-Cities on Oct. 29. It is important to have conversations about...

Using the viewpoints of medicine and academia can help people begin to understand the full spectrum of racism, said Thabiti Lewis, English professor and interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Vancouver. 

Professor to speak about dismantling racism

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 28, 2020

A WSU Vancouver professor will discuss how racism affects the field of medicine at an event 11 a.m. Oct. 29. The event “Dismantling Racism: The Game of Change” is part of an ongoing series hosted...

The event “Digital Dissensus: Discovering Truth in an Era of Misinformation” is part of  the series “The Community Classroom: Race, Equity and Engaged Citizenship.

WSU Tri-Cities to host virtual event about misinformation in media

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2020

WSU Tri-Cities will host an event about misinformation as part of its series “The Community Classroom: Race, Equity and Engaged Citizenship,” which aims to teach people about social issues. Mike...

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