The Daily Evergreen

ED BOARD: If you can, support local journalism

The newsroom is what makes us editors, and the print paper is what makes us newspaper journalists. Without either, it's been hard to do well at those jobs.


May 8, 2020

Crazy semester, right? Nearly 125 years ago student journalists began the Evergreen, a monthly edition that went over news from Washington State College. For the milestone in our history, editors at The Daily Evergreen planned our semester thinking we would be able to dedicate an entire edition c...

The Daily Evergreen named top student daily paper in region by Society of Professional Journalists

Daily Evergreen editors embrace while cheering after hearing the results of the Student Media referendum in March 2018.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen editor-in-chief

April 21, 2020

The Daily Evergreen and won top daily student newspaper in the region by the Society of Professional Journalists, which released results of its annual Mark of Excellence regional finalists and winners lists Monday. Several Edward R. Murrow College of Communication students were also recognized and won...

Behind the Press: Meet your makers

From left, deputy News editor Luke Hudson works on the front page redesign while Editor-in-chief Sydney Brown and Managing Editor Grace Arnis offer advice.

EDITORIAL STAFF, Evergreen staff

January 15, 2020

Sydney Brown- Editor-in-Chief In August 2017, a freshman version of myself wandered into the dim basement of Murrow Hall, lured by the promise of free cookies at an open house. I had no intention of writing for the school newspaper. I'd been editor-in-chief of my high school paper and decided it w...

Layout Reborn

Chief Layout Editor Jacqui Thomasson uses Adobe InDesign to reformat the newspaper templates section editors use to lay out their pages.


January 13, 2020

Editors gathered Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the basement of Murrow Hall to prepare for the upcoming semester of producing The Daily Evergreen, WSU’s independent student newspaper. The three-day training happens at the beginning of every semester and is affectionately called “boot camp...

If you build it, they will come

Katie Archer, left, and Grace Arnis are this semester's sports editors.


October 4, 2019

Women’s sports are only 3 percent of all sports coverage. In the male-dominated field of sports journalism and the totally male-dominated fields of sports, we think it’s important to share the wealth. Under our leadership, The Daily Evergreen will be more committed to telling stories about wo...

Behind the press: About the abortion story

Editor in Chief Rachel Sun and Managing Editor Maggie Quinlan work on their article Wednesday afternoon in the Evergreen newsroom.


May 23, 2019

We wrote about women's abortion experiences, this is why

Managing editor captures newsroom

Layout editor Ty Eklund sits under a wall full of old newspapers each night as he uses Adobe InDesign to lay out the front page. They’re meant to showcase great past layouts while offering layout editors inspiration for what they can do.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen managing editor

May 3, 2019

Fingertips clatter against keyboard and light chatter fills the air. Old newspapers — and some memes that have been around for over a decade — line the cream-colored, worn walls of the basement of Murrow Hall. Here, students of a wide range of majors, ambitions and positions produce a daily stude...

EDITORIAL BOARD: No print Evergreen on Tuesday

The Bookin' statue stands covered in a layer of snow Monday evening on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall.

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

February 11, 2019

The Daily Evergreen will not publish a print edition for Tuesday, Feb. 12 due to forecasted inclement weather conditions. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Palouse region until 10 a.m. Tuesday. Included in this warning is a predicted 7 inches of snowfall before 1 a.m. We will still publish tomorrow’s stories online and links to them ...

Behind the press: The Jason Gesser Investigation


September 14, 2018

When we got the anonymous tip that ended up resulting in the over 3,100 word Jason Gesser article, we didn’t think we would ever get the information needed to run a piece. The two of us and our then-content adviser Jacob Jones were sitting in the newsroom during the first week of summer break when...

Behind the Press: With the Evergreen facing print cuts, alumni weigh in

Then Assistant Sports Editor Dylan Greene works on his page layout during the last night of production for the fall 2017 semester.

January 30, 2018

More information about potential print cuts can be found here.   It’s come to my attention that the Office of Student Media is considering slashing the “Daily” from The Daily Evergreen, dropping down to three or even two days a week as a cost-cutting measure. As an Evergreen alumna ...

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