Safe, respectful workplace critical for productivity, success

PULLMAN, Wash. – Recent headlines tell the story. Instances of workplace violence and bullying are increasing in frequency and intensity in the corporate world, the military, schools, and yes, in universities.   I am writing today to reaffirm that any form of workplace violence or bullying runs counter to the core values of Washington State […]

Open auditions for

  PULLMAN – V-Day WSU will hold auditions for this year’s benefit production of “The Vagina Monologues” from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 5 at WSU in Wilson-Short, Room 13. V-Day WSU, a registered student organization since 2002, invites anyone who identifies as a woman from the WSU campus and surrounding communities to audition […]

“Reporting Violence: Fear, Privacy and Safety”

PULLMAN – In observance of the Week Without Violence, the WSU Center for Civic Engagement will be hosting another Under the Big Tent at noon on Thursday, Oct. 15, at Glenn Terrell Mall. The topic of the debate is “Reporting Violence: Fear, Privacy and Safety.”  All students and members of the community are invited. Participants […]

WSU is gearing up for a Week Without Violence

PULLMAN – Imagine a lifetime without violence. What would it take to make it real? WSU faculty, staff and students will contemplate answers to these questions as part of the YWCA of WSU Week Without Violence, Oct. 12 through Oct. 16. Suzanne D. Hamada, program coordinator for YWCA of WSU, said if life without violence […]

Residence Life educates on oppression

PULLMAN — Designed to raise awareness and promote diversity education, the Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive learning experience for all WSU members. The 2009 Tunnel of Oppression will be in McCroskey Hall, Feb. 2-4, from 3-8 p.m.   This year, attendees will be given the opportunity to gain knowledge on topics such as Veteran’s […]

Two fraternities’ freshmen relocate

PULLMAN – Citing safety concerns, WSU administrators are temporarily relocating 32 freshman residents from two fraternity houses to university residence halls. Staff members are assisting freshman residents in the Theta Chi and Delta Chi chapters with the move, planning to have everyone settled in a residence hall by Friday (Nov. 9). According to Michael J. […]

Women invited to audition for Vagina Monologues

PULLMAN–All women are invited to audition for the 2007 Washington State University benefit production of “The Vagina Monologues” on Monday, Nov. 6 and Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6:45 p.m. in the Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) room 418. “The auditions are open to all females and they don’t need any theatrical experience,” said Catherine Bergley, […]

Week Without Violence planned

The annual Week Without Violence, sponsored by the YWCA of WSU, will be observed Mon.-Fri., Oct. 16-20, with a variety of programs and projects. The Clothesline Project — 500 t-shirts painted by family and friends of victims of violence — will be displayed daily 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Glenn Terrell Mall. The Take Back the […]

Performance will assist women around the world

Women from Pullman to Louisiana to East Asia stand to benefit from the 2006 production of “The Vagina Monologues,” which is performed yearly at WSU as part of V-Day, a worldwide effort to stop violence against women through education, awareness and fund raising. Last year’s benefit raised about $8,000. The cast and crew each year […]