The Daily Evergreen

Letter from the editor: Welcome to Roots

Roots Editor Rachel Sun looks at a rough draft of an article during a readout with reporter Joel Kemegue Friday afternoon in the Evergreen newsroom.

RACHEL SUN, Roots editor

January 14, 2020

When the editorial staff first considered changing our Life section to “Roots” last semester, it was only because someone had made a joke about having more plant-themed sections. If you read the newspapers, you may have noticed our semi-cringy love of wordplay. Even though it started as a joke, ...

Letter from the Editor: What is your impact?

Life Editor Zach Goff reviews his pages during a Sunday night production.

ZACH GOFF, Life Editor

December 2, 2019

When I applied to WSU, one of the essay questions I had to answer was “What legacy will you leave at WSU?” I had not thought much about that question until I took the position of life editor. I have helped aspiring reporters get their work published while also informing Pullman residents about events in...

A Wasteful Life: Palouse locals advocate for no-plastic life

“This [climate change] is an emergency, we’re not going to vote-with-our-dollar our way out of this,” Michelle Decourcey, clinical pathologist at WSU’s teaching veterinary hospital, said.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 9, 2019

Alice Ma has used the same eating utensils since 2011.  The WSU dietitian unsheaths a bamboo fork, a spoon, a pair of chopsticks and a knife from the red-and-white vinyl case. It’s the color of her alma mater, the University of Utah, where she first found her passion for sustainable living and ...

Memorial reflects on the world after 9/11, its effects

Zach Tibbits, Hire Heroes USA transition specialist, discusses the mission behind Mission43 and the reason it was a started Saturday night in Moscow, Idaho.

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

September 9, 2019

An Idaho-based organization held a 9/11 Moving Tribute on Sept. 7. This Wednesday marks the 18th anniversary of 9/11, where 2,977 people were killed, and more than 6,000 injured, including 412 emergency workers. With this tragic event, one message has been spread for years: “Never Forget.” Mission43...

WSU helps students be healthy on campus

Jeff Elbracht, Facilities Director for WSU UREC, discusses the importance of a healthy lifestyle for incoming freshman, as well as the facilities available across campus on Thursday.

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2019

College students don't exactly have a reputation for eating healthy, but now may be the best time for young adults to consider the lasting impact of their health decisions. That's the philosophy of Alice Ma, a registered dietitian for WSU’s Dining Services. “It’s hard to think when we’re young...

Life editor helps with roommate drama

Life Editor Zach Goff finishes laying out his pages during production on Wednesday in the Evergreen newsroom.

ZACH GOFF, Life editor

August 29, 2019

Roommates can be either be the best thing ever or a yearlong nightmare. Regardless, boundaries are essential to maintaining sanity throughout the year. As a former RA, I’ve heard and seen some roommate horror stories. Clean up after yourself The most annoying thing is coming home after a lon...

School of Music introduces new policy

Sophia Tegart, Clinical Assistant Professor of Flute at WSU, shares in the excitement that her colleagues had when they received the gear to livestream, Tuesday afternoon in Kimbrough Music Hall.

ABBY DARR, Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2019

The WSU School of Music is implementing a policy change to provide livestreaming of all ensemble, solo and faculty recital performances. Staff and students anticipate the change will let students engage with the musical programs offered through the music school. This is something potential new audiences...

Emotional support animals: What you need to know before moving in

Daniel Records, Sr. Compliance Coordinator and ADA Coordinator for the Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation, discusses emotional support animals on Tuesday at French Administration Building.

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2019

The support and love animals provide us is not only comforting — for some people, it’s curing. Many people rely on emotional support animals (ESAs) to help with mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress and more. That’s why it can be beneficial to bring your ESA to...

Journalist goes zero waste

This semester, reporter Sydney Brown is attempting to live a zero-waste lifestyle. From eliminating disposable food  containers to paper towels, she’ll be updating the Life section every three weeks on her journey.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

August 19, 2019

If you go to the Compton Union Building for food, you probably get a paper box. Employees unwrap plastic bags of food and once you pay, you get a paper receipt, or it’s thrown in the trash. You grab a plastic fork, maybe a plastic knife, get your paper cup and finish it off with a plastic lid and straw....

Welcome to Life!

New Life editor Zach Goff edits and reviews the layout of his pages during
production on Sunday evening in the Evergreen newsroom.

ZACHARY GOFF, Evergreen life editor

August 19, 2019

Welcome back Evergreeners! It’s that time of year again. The time to avoid buying your books until it’s absolutely necessary and the impending sleepless nights are upon us. With this new school year comes a new staff for The Daily Evergreen. As it is only polite, let me introduce myself: my...

An expert’s guide to life in Pullman

Sunsets from the Palouse on May 31, 2016.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 12, 2019

Pullman is one of those great college towns that require some creative thinking in order to make the most of what’s here. If you’re new here, and especially if you’re like me and have more familiarity with a city, it can be hard to see what’s so special about this tiny quintessential university...

Students should vote for artists at Springfest for more enjoyable experience

T-Pain performs during the 2019 SEB Springfest on Friday night at Beasley Coliseum.

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen columnist

April 24, 2019

With another year of Springfest having come and gone, students are left divided on how the concert went. If you have a strong opinion about it, you should vote. “It’s important for [Student Entertainment Board] in general to appeal to the widest range of students,” said Director of Special Events...

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