The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Volunteer firefighter Blake Blauert cooks hashbrowns during Lincoln County Fire District Fours annual Hunters Breakfast fundraiser, Oct. 15, in Reardan, Wash.

Daily Evergreen reporters take the plunge

In under 24 hours, The Daily Evergreen reporters drove to rural communities, many of which they had never heard of before, and searched for local stories of what makes their town unique.  Sponsored...

Letter from the editor: How did we end up here?

Letter from the editor: How did we end up here?


Liam Connors, deputy news editor So how the heck did I end up here? Like many of my peers, I was struck with that big question of, “What am I going to do with my life?” During the beginning...

From my family to yours, thank you for helping us be the engineers of history.

Letter from the Editor: I have an Opinion on Opinions

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor August 17, 2022

I have a lot of opinions. That's why I started here in the first place. That's why I'm staying on as your Daily Evergreen opinion editor for another semester. Of course, I didn't apply for this...

Former news editor Jayce Carral spent 10 semesters, including summers, at The Daily Evergreen.

A delayed but heartfelt goodbye

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2022

An old basement owns half my heart.  I didn’t expect to feel so many emotions for a newspaper. I was hired by chance freshman year during fall 2018. I was new to town — to the state and even...

Senior Jacqui Thomasson credits her experiences at The Daily Evergreen with her passion for journalism.

To the Evergreen: Thank you for the lime green chairs, countless memories

JACQUI THOMASSON, Evergreen chief layout editor April 27, 2022

If it weren’t for the Evergreen, I wouldn’t be graduating with two degrees right now. Shortly after I drove for several days with the car loaded down and melted while moving everything into my dorm...

(From left to right) Emma Ledbetter, Alex McCollum and Abby Davis celebrate their awards received during The Daily Evergreens last staff meeting of the semester.

From the news desk: editors bid farewell


As the semester draws to a close, Evergreen news editors Alex McCollum, Abby Davis and Emma Ledbetter wish to share parting words as they move on to their next adventures. Alex McCollum I’m wrapping...

Deputy news editor Alex McCollum, left, plays a character during an interview workshop and training in December 2021. Evergreen staff members participated in a similar virtual training this weekend.

Behind the Press: Reporters practice asking hard-hitting questions in Evergreen ‘hot-seat’

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor February 7, 2022

In an effort to make job training more hands-on, several editors and I endeavored to create an interactive exercise that would encourage reporters to get out of their comfort zone and ask “hard questions”...

Abbott at a WSU football game during the 2021 season.

Message from the sports editor

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen sports editor January 20, 2022

My name is Tom Abbott, and I am currently the sports editor at The Daily Evergreen.  Sports writing is something I have wanted to do for a very long time. One of my first memories associated with...

You may think snow has nothing to do with discussion about COVID, but the lack of communication, lack of care for safety of staff, and lack of leadership is evident with snow, and COVID, wrote one town hall commenter Thursday morning.

ED BOARD: WSU administrators ‘plow’ ahead with in-person semester, despite complaints of omicron variant, pass closures

EDITORIAL STAFF January 6, 2022

WSU administrators ended a COVID-19 Town Hall early following numerous irate complaints about starting the semester in person in the face of COVID-19 outbreaks and dangerous weather conditions. Administrators...

In her free time, editor-in-chief Loren Negron loves to nap, listen to music, play the drums and bass, write poems, go hiking and chase waterfalls.

Letter from the editor: Evergreen gave editor-in-chief foundation to pursue dream job

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 9, 2021

Born and raised in the Philippines, I grew up witnessing my stepdad express his love for God in the mission field. His calling as a missionary inspired me to use my skills and knowledge to serve God and...

Evergreen reporter Alex McCollum, left, plays a character during an interview with Evergreen reporter Josiah Pike during a workshop Sunday afternoon in Murrow Hall.

Behind the Press: Editors train reporters with interview simulation

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor December 6, 2021

The Daily Evergreen news section has seen a lot of changes this semester. Namely, we lost quite a few reporters and hired quite a few others. More than half of our reporting staff — which was already...

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