Graduate seeks to foster relationships while staying in Pullman

Unique Pullman atmosphere draws in this Idaho resident; found family keeps her at WSU

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Graduate seeks to foster relationships while staying in Pullman

“Get involved, and don’t be afraid to try new things, but don’t be afraid to walk away from things,” soon-to-be graduate Mallorie Jordan says. “Try everything until you find the thing that you want … but don’t be afraid to walk away from a thing if it isn’t doing the thing you need it to do.”

“Get involved, and don’t be afraid to try new things, but don’t be afraid to walk away from things,” soon-to-be graduate Mallorie Jordan says. “Try everything until you find the thing that you want … but don’t be afraid to walk away from a thing if it isn’t doing the thing you need it to do.”

COURTESY OF MALLORIE JORDAN

“Get involved, and don’t be afraid to try new things, but don’t be afraid to walk away from things,” soon-to-be graduate Mallorie Jordan says. “Try everything until you find the thing that you want … but don’t be afraid to walk away from a thing if it isn’t doing the thing you need it to do.”

COURTESY OF MALLORIE JORDAN

COURTESY OF MALLORIE JORDAN

“Get involved, and don’t be afraid to try new things, but don’t be afraid to walk away from things,” soon-to-be graduate Mallorie Jordan says. “Try everything until you find the thing that you want … but don’t be afraid to walk away from a thing if it isn’t doing the thing you need it to do.”

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen reporter

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Mallorie Jordan is a senior digital technology and culture major who is graduating this week. Jordan has been a resident adviser for Honors Hall and worked the front desk for Hillside residence hall.

“I have really loved the atmosphere here at WSU. That’s what drove me to come to WSU from Idaho,” Jordan said. “It’s WSU. Everyone who is here knows what WSU feels like, and I wanted to find that in a school.”

The community was a large draw for Jordan and many other seniors who decided to make WSU their home for their college career. In the small town of Pullman, the community is very unique.

“Get involved, and don’t be afraid to try new things, but don’t be afraid to walk away from things,” Jordan said. “Try everything until you find the thing that you want … but don’t be afraid to walk away from a thing if it isn’t doing the thing you need it to do.”

Even though she is graduating this semester, Jordan is staying in Pullman for another year, hoping to find employment with the university. She applied as a communications specialist on campus.

“I made some really incredible friends and connections, and I want to continue fostering that found family,” Jordan said. “It lets me figure [out] where I want to go from here.”

Beyond applying for jobs, Jordan hopes to continue to be able to write over to the summer, hoping that when she does get a job, she can pursue that.

“One of the biggest lessons that I have learned is be yourself,” Jordan said. “Really, you do have to live your most authentic life for the way that you want to be and the way that you want to live.”

Some of Jordan’s favorite memories about WSU come from sledding down hills like Thompson Flats in the winter. She described it as a good way that everyone got their stress out from school. Jordan spoke fondly of all the memories she made during her time in Pullman.

“It may seem like it is the middle of nowhere here in Pullman, but really it is the middle of everything you need,” Jordan said.