All-Campus Picnic Aug. 20 on Grimes Way Field

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University’s 20th annual All-Campus Picnic will be held 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at the Grimes Way Field, adjacent to Lighty Student Services Building. This is also the university’s third zero-waster picnic.Employee and student meals are free, compliments of WSU and Dining Services. The Teachers Insurance and […]

New vinyl banners to brighten campus, city

More than 175 new Washington State University banners will be mounted on light poles throughout Pullman and across the WSU campus in the next several weeks. The single- and double-wide vinyl banners will replace worn cloth banners produced 10 years ago and taken down last winter. Artwork for these was designed by Doug Garcia, WSU […]

Urban campus studies move ahead

Washington Gov. Gary Locke on April 1 signed into law the supplemental capital and operating budget acts. These acts represent changes to the 2003-2005 biennial budget passed by the legislature last spring. The Washington supplemental budget is notable since it adds funding to higher education at a time when many states are imposing additional budget […]

WSU Health and Wellness addresses eating disorders

WSU Health and Wellness Services will sponsor events from Feb. 23-27 as part of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. An information table and clothing drive, “Don’t Fight your Genes, Just Change your Jeans!” will go on throughout the week in the Compton Union Building. Donations can be made from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and will go […]

Cougar Pride ceremony now scheduled for April 1

Washington State University’s Cougar Pride Days 2003 opening ceremony has been reset for 9 a.m., April 1, on the west lawn of Bryan Hall. Wet grounds and inclement weather caused cancellation of the ceremony at its originally scheduled time, the morning of March 26, said Ev Davis, who heads a campus committee organizing the annual […]

Dengerink leads move to campus autonomy

Washington State University President V. Lane Rawlins has named Hal Dengerink, campus executive officer and dean for WSU Vancouver, as special assistant to the president, to work on the recently announced recommendations for WSU’s newer campuses. He will fill the position on a half-time basis while continuing his Vancouver campus leadership role. “Hal Dengerink is […]

FFA leaders on campus

The 72nd Annual Future Farmers of America Leadership Conference for Washington is on campus this week, May 16 – 19. The College of Agriculture and Home Economics will host some 2,500 high school students (grades 9 – 12), teachers and parents from almost 200 schools throughout the state. This conference attracts students to WSU to […]

Diversity situation, progress reviewed

The issues of diversity and campus climate have been on the front burner during the past several weeks due to several incidents on the Pullman campus. These events have prompted administrators to evaluate the progress made by the university over the past two years in diversity. President V. Lane Rawlins, since his arrival in June […]