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Top 10 Black Student Activism Stories of the Year

Fadumo Ali | Posted 04.20.2016 | Black Voices
Fadumo Ali

Black student activists accomplished so much within this past year and reached new levels of success. Not only did they fight for racial equality, but they bonded a community, inspired many, and ultimately accomplished change on their campuses and institutions.

How to Save Millions of Lives and the Planet's Future

Javier Sierra | Posted 12.18.2015 | Green
Javier Sierra

Let's rejoice, but let's also focus our attention on an aspect of the climate crisis that we have heard little about in these historic days: the devastating effects of fossil fuel pollution on humanity. This is a poison that undermines the health of millions of people around the world.

Science and Sentiment Say Wolf Trophy Hunting Doesn't Wash

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 02.04.2015 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

The two pillars of good policy -- independent and verified science and thoughtful electoral consensus -- agree: Hunting wolves is not acceptable to the public and makes life worse for ranchers who raise cattle and sheep.

Is Organic Food Better for You?

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Nierenberg

A new study by Newcastle University on organic versus conventional crops confirms that organic farming methods do have a positive impact on health. Results found substantially higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic crops versus conventional crops.

University's Planner Features Lovely Photo -- Of The Wrong School

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.28.2014 | College

Ah, the allure of back-to-school season: the promise of new friends, the return of sweater-weather, crisp new notebooks and a planner, to help you org...

Is This The Rise Of The Planet Of The Bears?

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

With "Thus Spake Zarathustra" playing, a grizzly bear reached up and grabbed a donut dangling on a wire. Okay, maybe the famous theme from "2001: ...

When's The Right Time To Leave A One-Night Stand?

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 05.19.2014 | College

One-night stand etiquette is tricky regardless of the environment, but having one in college comes with the added risk of seeing your sex partner in c...

Olson Kundig Brands WSU

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Alan Maskin is a partner and principal at Olson Kundig Architects in Seattle. For more than two decades he's worked on designs for cultural projects, ...

University Beef

Food Politic | Posted 05.31.2013 | College
Food Politic

I have found food to be the solution to most problems in life. Hungry? Eat. Tired? Eat. Upset? Eat. Need to celebrate? Eat. Now, food also seems to be the answer to recent budget cuts in public financing for universities. Bookstores on campus are now selling... Wagyu beef.

Bizarre Rash Of Students Falling From Buildings

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.28.2012 | College

In a freakish run of accidents allegedly fueled in part by alcohol, at least four Washington State University students have fallen from local building...

Man Injured After Falling 3 Floors From Fraternity Window

Posted 09.17.2012 | College

A Washington State University student fell from a fraternity house's third floor window this weekend, sustaining undisclosed injuries. Police told ...

3D Printers Capable Of Making Bones?

Posted 12.03.2011 | Fifty

A 3D printer is being used to create new, bone-like material capable of supporting bone growth that rresearchers at Washington State University say co...

Stossel and Fox in the Sustainable Henhouse

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Gunther

Any report which states that grassfed meat is less environmentally friendly than grainfed meat has ignored the environmental costs of all the inputs needed for the system.

V For Vendetta Hacker Infiltrates Washington State University

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A sophisticated hacker managed to infiltrate dozens of Washington State University classrooms last week with a video featuring a call for student invo...

No Truth To 'Dumb Jock' Stereotype, Study Finds

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The phrase "dumb jocks" is officially bogus, at least according to a new study out of Washington State University. According to the study, conduct...

New Microwave Could Replace Canning

Local | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Juming Tang, a WSU professor of biological systems engineering, has invented a new method to preserve food that could make canning obsolete. "We use...

UPDATED: America's Largest Tuition Increases (PHOTOS)

Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's not the schools notorious for their high tuition rates -- George Washington University, New York University, Sarah Lawrence College -- on this li...

Hurt Grizzly Sent To Washington State For Treatment

The Daily Evergreen | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Weighing in at 575 pounds, Stoke traveled to WSU Friday for medical examinations after becoming lame in his hindquarters....

COLUMN: Infants Not "Bundles Of Sin"

Columns | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Pastor Doug Wilson affectionately called newborns "bundles of sin" during his guest appearance after the showing of "Collision" in the CUB last Wednes...