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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

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Bite of the Palouse: Malō Cuisine is a refreshing summer treat

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist June 30, 2022

So far Pullman weather is right up my alley, warm without being scorching hot, with just the right amount of breeze. But I know from experience that burning hot days are close ahead, and just like me,...

Easter is the holiday celebrating the resurrection of Christ.

Easter with the McCampbells

CAROLYN MCCAMPBELL, Evergreen columnist April 20, 2022

Spring is an important time of year for many cultures of the world. When the winter snow and ice melt, there is a rebirth of nature. For Judaism, Islam and Christianity, also known as the big three...

“Korean American: Food That Tastes Like Home,” complete with baby photos, is a cookbook that tells the story of Eric Kims life, as defined by the relationship between family and food.

Cookbook reflects on tensions in cultural identities

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen copy chief April 20, 2022

The first thing I really remember is this Twitter thread that starts, “When I came out to my parents, I was dating a boy who lived in Atlanta.” In the span of six tweets, the author wrote about...

Audism is the discrimination or prejudice against Deaf/deaf people.

American Sign Language Duet: The change starts with us – educate, listen, empower

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist March 10, 2022

Discrimination happens all around us. Most of the time, we are unaware of unjust or prejudiced treatments because we do not personally experience them, but it still exists.  Many of you are familiar...

Oralism is the teaching of deaf people to communicate via speech and lipreading, while manualism is the teaching of deaf people to communicate via sign language

American Sign Language Duet: Controversy of oralism versus manualism

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist March 3, 2022

When I was in kindergarten, my teacher taught American Sign Language to the class, and I thought it was the coolest thing in the world. My playmates and I would sign to each other, and I remember feeling...

Daniel Ruiz dressed in Team U.S.A Snow gear at the Olympic Village.

Olympic dreams and my father’s memories

LANNAN RUIZ February 17, 2022

Every four years, my temporary fixation with winter sports peaks at the Winter Olympics. I fall in love with figure skating, snowboarding, even curling for 17 days as the best athletes in the world compete...

Azusa Takemure picks out a red envelope from Assistant Director Cody Tornow, Jan. 28, at the International Student Center.

Coffee Hour: Lunar New Year

CAROLYN MCCAMPBELL, Evergreen columnist February 3, 2022

On Friday, the International Center hosted a mini Lunar New Year event. Perhaps mini is the wrong word — there were so many attendees that the IC needed to provide more chairs for their audience. “This...

Shabbat is a weekly celebration in Jewish culture

‘I am not ashamed of my heritage, my culture, my life’

SANDI KOBIESA, Multimedia editor January 20, 2022

“We must get everything done before sunset,” my grandma would yell at my brothers and me. “The Lord needs everything done by sunset.” My grandma, this tiny older woman, would hustle around her...

Betul found that over time, she fell in love with her culture and was no longer ashamed.

‘I take pride in my culture’

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2021

Freshman chemical engineering major Zeynep Betul has learned to be proud of her culture. When Betul was about seven, her family moved from Los Angeles to Moscow, Idaho. She said she remembers living...

Aref began her blog in 2020 to give her something fun to do during the pandemic.

“When I started my blog, I started it on blind faith”

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter March 11, 2021

Solen Aref always knew writing was her passion, but what inspired her to publish her writing came from her faith and culture. Aref, junior broadcast news major, was raised in a Kurdish household, where...

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My identity is incomplete without my roots

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 3, 2020

My roots run deep. They keep me grounded and remind me of my humble beginnings, the sacrifices my family has made, the challenges I have overcome and the opportunities God blessed me with.  Without...

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I am a cashew

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

I am a cashew. Yep, that’s right. Based on a reputable personality quiz I took in sixth grade, I am the most forgettable of the mixed nuts. So sayeth the quiz: “You’re often the last person to...

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