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WSU grad student’s 2016 election map zeroes into neighborhoods

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University graduate student has created what’s believed to be the first map to burrow into the most localized voting results of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. » More …

Gonfalon honor goes to political science, history student

Casey McNicholasBy Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

Casey McNicholas, a U.S. Army officer and senior in political science and history, has been selected to carry the College of Arts and Sciences gonfalon during Saturday’s commencement ceremony in Beasley Coliseum. » More …

April 14: Research panel discusses marijuana legalization

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

cannabis leavesSPOKANE, Wash. – A panel discussion about the effects of legalized marijuana in Washington, Oregon and Colorado will be part of the annual Washington State University Spokane Inland Northwest Research Symposium on Friday, April 14. » More …

March 30: Criminal justice, prisons focus of philosophy talks

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Criminal justice, mass incarceration and factors that undermine democracy will be examined during the Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy and a related talk at Washington State University on Thursday, March 30. » More …

Feb. 28: Pintak to discuss media, America, Islam

PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of the media in shaping America’s relationship with Islam will be discussed by communication professor Lawrence Pintak at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in CUE 203 in a free, public Washington State University common reading lecture. » More …

March 1: Populist, paranoid politics discussed

PULLMAN, Wash. – Reasons for the rise of populist and paranoid politics will be presented by Washington State University professor Cornell Clayton at noon Wednesday, March 1, in Bryan Hall 308 as part of the Foley Institute coffee and politics series. Pizza will be served. » More …

Feb. 14: Professor considers Trump foreign policy

PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University political scientist who has written about presidential personalities and leadership styles will discuss those of President Donald Trump that are pertinent to foreign policy at noon Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Bryan Hall 308 as part of the WSU Foley Institute coffee and politics series. » More …

Trump presidency focus of WSU politics series Feb. 1, 6

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Donald Trump’s presidency will be discussed by experts in U.S. politics during a series of free, public events at Washington State University Wednesday, Feb. 1, and Monday, Feb. 6. Topics will include America’s changing electoral landscape, conspiracy theories, the media and race politics. » More …