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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

Josie Goodrich conducting interviews in Narok, Kenya, with participants of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Animal Health, March 14, 2023.

Cougar Cowgirl: Kenyan Edition

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor March 23, 2023

I traded in my rope for a camera and my horse Ruby for some zebras. Over spring break I went to Nairobi, Kenya, as part of a journalist group for the Murrow College of Communication. The trip was fully...

Abtesam Khan in Mela Bangladeshi Cuisine.

‘Food can heal everything’

NIKHIL GANTA, Evergreen reporter March 9, 2023

Abtesam Khan, Mela Bangladeshi Cuisine owner and head chef, said her journey with cooking began with her children: twin sons who were born prematurely. Their doctor said that good nutrition would be...

This year marks the SLCRs third annual Spanish creative writing contest.

Dreams in 100 words

SHAKIRA GONZALEZ-LUNA, Evergreen reporter March 9, 2023

The annual Spanish creative writing contest hosted by the School of Languages, Cultures, and Race has returned and is now accepting submissions until March 20. This year’s topic is “Los sueños...

Harsh Sharma performing Hindi songs.

Let your mother language ring

NIKHIL GANTA, Evergreen reporter March 8, 2023

Voices from all around the world rang throughout the Kimbrough Music Building on Feb. 21 in celebration of International Mother Language Day. The Center for Arts and Humanities hosted an event for International...

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the south-eastern part of Turkey near the border of Syria on Feb. 6.

WSU students and faculty reflect on Turkey-Syria earthquakes

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter March 7, 2023

When Mesut Cicek was on the phone with his sister she paused what she was saying to let him know that they were experiencing another minor earthquake. The shaking of the walls and floors were becoming...

Dipanwita Barai dancing in traditional attire.

‘I revolt in Bengali, I love in Bengali, I speak out my heart in Bengali’

NIKHIL GANTA, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2023

Editor’s note: This piece has been updated on March 7, 2023, for some minor errors. “I revolt in Bengali, I love in Bengali, I speak my heart in Bengali.” These are lyrics from “Ami Banglay...

Amari Lowery is president of the Black Student Union.

BSU and AASC leaders pursue Black Excellence

NIKHIL GANTA, Evergreen reporter February 14, 2023

“Being a part of the BSU, the ASC, taking CES classes, you start to realize how much racism has seeped into everything and the different dimensions of the Black experience," said Joel Kemegue, vice president...

AP just mistakenly shared one of the world-elites most elaborate secrets with the entire world.

Satire: ‘the French’ don’t actually exist

LUKE INGHAM, Evergreen columnist February 13, 2023

In a now-deleted Tweet, the Associated Press (AP) deemed “the” French as a term to be avoided according to the updated AP style guide. The AP cautioned against using the word “the” before a...

Traci Gillig said that LGBTQ+ representation in the media plays a major role in how LGBTQ+ people are treated in the world.

While change is slow, LGBTQ+ representation in the media is growing

ALISA VOLZ, Evergreen reporter February 9, 2023

LGBTQ+ representation in the media is increasing and changing for the better, LGBTQ+ community members at WSU say. Matthew Jeffries, Director of the Campus Climate and Community Building and the WSU...

R. Xach Williams is the assistant professor in the School of Languages, Cultures and Race.

WSU professor speaks on his family’s diverse, interracial history

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter February 8, 2023

People would ask R. Xach Williams’ grandfather what he was doing to have his daughter marry “someone like that.”  “Who the fuck are you to talk to me about this?" his grandfather would say...

Merrianneeta Nesbitt was a Sociology instructor and the Assistant Director of Faculty and Staff Equity Education.

Celebrating the legacy of Merrianneeta Nesbitt: ‘a powerhouse facilitator’

ALISA VOLZ, Evergreen reporter January 30, 2023

Merrianneeta Nesbitt, assistant director of the Office of Outreach and Education in Student Affairs, passed away in December after battling cancer.  Friends and family gathered in the Elson S. Floyd...

Robin Wall Kimmerer will read her book Braiding Sweetgrass.

‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ author Robin Wall Kimmerer to read for WSU

SHAKIRA GONZALEZ-LUNA, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2023

The Visiting Writers Series returns this spring with Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of this year’s Common Reading book “Braiding Sweetgrass,” through a collaboration with the Common Reading Program. Kimmerer...

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