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EDITORIAL BOARD: Sexual assault edition running next week

EDITORIAL BOARD: Sexual assault edition running next week


Next week, The Daily Evergreen will run a special edition focused entirely on sexual assault awareness. Given that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this special edition feels particularly timely. We...

EDITORIAL BOARD: Evergreen will take ‘spring break’ next week

EDITORIAL BOARD: Evergreen will take ‘spring break’ next week

EDITORIAL STAFF March 18, 2021

At the beginning of this semester, our editorial staff had to make a decision: we could take no breaks during the semester, we could not produce content on the university-approved no-class days, or we...

Evergreen editor-in-chief Emma Ledbetter started her science writing career with an article about drought resistance in plants when she was Mint editor.

Letter from the editors: Research section will encourage young science writers, report findings


I have never met a professor who was not excited to hear I am pursuing a career in science communication instead of medicine. In fact, every person I share that with said something similar: we need more...

News editor Loren Negron wants to increase coverage on mental health and communities of color, as well as WSU's efforts to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Letter from the Editors: Navigating through the pandemic one news story at a time

LOREN NEGRON and ABBY DAVIS January 28, 2021

It is an exciting time to be a journalist. Even during the coronavirus pandemic, the news section of The Daily Evergreen remains resilient and ready to tackle any story that will come its way. WSU’s...

Evergreen editor-in-chief Emma Ledbetter is ready to hear from readers via email at

Letter from the Editor: Evergreeners are here to serve readers

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief January 19, 2021

Dear Reader, If I’m being honest, I’ve always struggled to write letters from the editor; I need serious inspiration to crank out a “leditor.” Even if my goal is simply to introduce myself,...

The Daily Evergreen's top 20 stories of 2020

The Daily Evergreen’s top 20 stories of 2020


Welcome to the Daily Evergreen’s Top 20 stories of 2020, where we present our most interesting and most important pieces of ... well, a very newsworthy year.  20. From Opinion: Evergreen columnist...

The usual sight of fans in the stands is gone this season, as the stands sit empty in Martin Stadium.

Behind the Press: Martin Stadium during COVID-19

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist November 19, 2020

I have experienced a lot of firsts throughout this pandemic. I’ve had my first class over Zoom, my first socially-distanced meal at a restaurant and my first cotton swab shoved up my nose. On Saturday,...

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.

ED BOARD: If you can, support local journalism


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...

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

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

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...

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.

Behind the Press: Meet your makers

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...

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

Layout Reborn


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...

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

If you build it, they will come

GRACE ARNIS and KATIE ARCHER 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....

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