President’s column: ‘WakeUpWSU’ works to effect change

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – Florida. Ferguson. Pasco. Wisconsin. Oklahoma. The list of places in the United States where issues of racism and discrimination are hitting the streets and the headlines is long and growing.

Recent racial incidents on the Pullman campus tear at the fiber of our community. And, yet, the response by the “WakeUpWSU” movement has been rightly focused on exposing injustice and combatting ignorance.

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