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What are some things you’re thankful for?

Those who work at Washington State University seem to have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, if the 11 people from across the campus interviewed here are any indication. Not only are they thankful for family, friends and good health, but a number mentioned their appreciation for their work and workplace — WSU! For […]

Hutterite family values

In the midst of a society that values cell phones, microwave ovens, high-speed Internet access and video games, there exists a centuries-old communal group that chooses to live apart from the modern age. They are the Hutterites, an Anabaptist group that began in central Europe in the 1500s and whose present-day members number 45,000 and […]

Native American education focus of professor’s efforts

She’s a professor, educator, mother of three and winner of this year’s Distinguished Service Award for faculty. Susan Banks, assistant professor in Teaching and Learning, is also co-director of the WSU and Northwest Indian College Teacher Training Program, which is working off a $950,000 Kellogg grant. “This program was important because it allowed NWIC students […]

‘Rainforest’ performance Oct. 13

The David Taylor Dance Theatre’s “Rainforest graces the stage at Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum on Sunday, Oct. 13. The two-hour dance/theater odyssey journeys from the dense rainforest canopy to the lush forest floor that is teeming with exotic and wonderful creatures. Noted for its thought-provoking and strikingly original work, Taylor’s “Rainforest” blends beautiful costumes, amazing […]