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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

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WSU found not liable for rape by student by Washington Supreme Court

WSU found not liable for rape by student by Washington Supreme Court

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor January 9, 2024

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled Thursday that WSU has no duty to protect a student who was raped off-campus. In a 5-4 decision, the court found that WSU has a duty to protect students while...

The Visiting Writers Series is returning next week, starting with a virtual event with poet Natalie Diaz.

Pulitzer-prize winner Natalie Diaz to give virtual reading

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief February 3, 2022

On Feb. 9, Pulitzer-prize-winning poet Natalie Diaz will be giving a virtual poetry reading and lecture for the first Visiting Writers Series event of 2022. WSU’s Department of English and 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...

UCORE Director Clif Stratton discusses a new proposed UCORE category during a WSU Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday.

Faculty Senate discusses new UCORE category

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor November 20, 2021

WSU Faculty Senate discussed during a Thursday meeting a proposal to add another UCORE category called equity and justice. Adding an equity and justice UCORE category will help clarify the content...

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...

Over 545,000 people in the U.S. have died from COVID-19, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID Data Tracker.

WSU class teaches students how to deal with death 

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter March 29, 2021

From early ages, children are censored from death. Death is not death. Instead, death is taking a long nap or moving to a farm upstate. This censorship sheltered a lot of children, who are now university...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said the university opened a new pharmaceutical startup called Athira Pharma.

WSU gains 3 percent less donations this year, regents say

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 16, 2020

The WSU Board of Regents discussed a decrease in donations made to the university and the possible reallocation of funds.  WSU received $38.7 million from donors and stakeholders, said Lisa Calvert,...

Ana Karen Betancourt Macias, WSU Vancouver graduating senior, helped create a bill that will provide financial support to undocumented students through low-interest loans. The bill was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee in April.

‘I am Ana Karen Betancourt Macias, and I’m undocumented’

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief July 20, 2020

When Ana Karen Betancourt Macias introduces herself, she openly identifies herself as undocumented. “I introduce myself all the time as ‘I am Ana Karen Betancourt Macias, and I'm undocumented.’”...

Shawn Brow, nurse anesthetist in Spokane and adjunct faculty with the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, wears a mask that she and her team designed.

WSU team designs masks, tests level of protection for use

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 17, 2020

Members of WSU faculty designed and tested facial coverings to see if they can be used by healthcare professionals as a last resort. Early in the pandemic, the team heard there was going to be a shortage...

Sreenidhi Krishnan moved to the U.S . in 2016 to complete her doctoral degree, and has since won several awards for her research about cultural impacts on Hindi soap opera productions.

Doctoral candidate researches gender, religion in Hindi soap opera

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 29, 2020

One WSU student turned her love for movies, soap operas and other media into the driving force behind her research. Sreenidhi Krishnan, doctoral candidate in WSU Vancouver's anthropology department,...

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