Language, immigrant status tied to toxic exposure

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – New research finds that economically disadvantaged immigrant neighborhoods of non-English speaking Latinos are more likely to be exposed to cancer-causing air toxics than comparable communities of any other racial group in the United States.

Communist Hungary escapee, WSU alumna honored

Helen and John Szablya, center, with their family.     The Szablyas after 1956 escape. SEATTLE, Wash. – Helen M. Szablya and her family in the 1950s made two dangerous but unsuccessful attempts to escape communist Hungary.   Faced with the threat of prison, the Szablyas armed themselves with false identification and made a third […]