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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

WSU head coach Mike Leach walks ahead of the WSU football seniors as they come onto the field together to be recognized during Senior Night.

Legacy of Mike Leach: generous genius

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor December 13, 2022

Mike Leach, former WSU football head coach passed away Monday night after suffering complications related to a heart condition. He was 61. Mike Leach will forever be remembered as an authentic, no-nonsense,...

The Spokane-based band Fine Line comes to Pullman to perform because of the community.

Spokane-based band members love Pullman community

SHAKIRA GONZALEZ-LUNA, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2022

It all started with a Facebook post. Spokane-based band Fine Line started off with Lucas Guin, lead singer and guitar player, searching for a drummer to play music with. After coming across Guin's Facebook...

Luisabella Beauty opened their salon for everyone.

Local nail tech welcomes diverse clients

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor September 15, 2022

Starting out in Jalisco, Mexico, and moving all the way to small town Pullman, Maria Ferrer has carried her passion of being a nail technician across the country. For the last decade Ferrer has worked...

This is just one of many menu options from the new Indian and Middle Eastern style restaurant coming soon

Indian and Middle Eastern style restaurant to run taste test

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor September 8, 2022

After noticing a lack of Indian-styled and Middle Eastern food in Pullman, Audrey Menezes decided to take matters into her own hands.  Menezes moved to Pullman after growing up in Florida, hosting...

Coug senior Danika Toop will graduate with a bachelors degree in food science on May 7. Shortly after, they will start their next adventure working for Atomo Coffee in Seattle.

From mom’s kitchen to Commencement: a passion realized

Josie Goodrich, Reporter/Copy Editor April 28, 2022

When most people say they have a passion for food, they usually mean they love restaurant hopping or showing off their culinary skills in the kitchen. For graduating senior Danika Toop, it’s all about...

WSU student Sydney Rigg works as a budtender at Kush21, a favorite late-night dispensary for local students.

Your buddy in the wonderful world of bud


Dispensaries can be overwhelming, with shelves and shelves of cannabis products that seem to go on forever. That is, until budtenders come into play: a personal cannabis guru that guides customers through...

The Nothwest Winterfest will be open to the public at the Benton County Fairgrounds until March 20, 2022.

A stroll for the senses

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor March 3, 2022

The Pacific Northwest’s largest illuminated lantern display and cultural celebration is currently in the Tri-Cities for the first time in its history. The Northwest Winterfest will be held at the...

Dylan Nails founded Rainier Trading Co. in 2020 at the age of 20. The business will have a grand opening for its new location tomorrow.

Clothing company finds its niche in Colfax

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief February 10, 2022
Rainier Trading Co. offers sustainable PNW-inspired products
Junior computer science major Cora Hernandez (left) and junior digital technology and culture major Austin Wetzel create watercolor paintings at Cougs for Recovery’s weekly Art Night, Friday, Jan. 28, at the Fine Arts Center.

‘There’s something to be said about knowing you’re not alone’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor February 3, 2022

Jennifer Madison came to WSU with only a coffee cup, a blanket and an internet connection.  She struggled with homelessness and addiction for a few years before applying to WSU. The day she applied,...

2007 graduates Aaron and Alona Horner (left) and 2006 graduate Karl Koehler (right) now share 2 children between them, Evanlee and Aiden.

WSU Love Story: ‘Full-House’ edition


When Alona Horner transferred to WSU in 2004, she was unaware of the whirlwind of Coug-filled romance that was in store.  Alona met her current husband, Aaron Horner, at a WSU Alive Orientation during...

Tawn Christians adopted Apollo after being approved for an emotional support animal and found that he helped xir through some dark parts of xir life.

The riptide we call depression

SANDI KOBIESA, Multimedia editor September 23, 2021

When you’re in a riptide in the ocean, when you try to swim directly against it, it will pull you deeper. When you swim sideways and parallel with the current, you can escape it.  Residential...

Multicultural Students Services is located on the fourth floor of the Compton Union Building. Advisors are available to students if they need help.

Multicultural Student Services here to help

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief August 19, 2021

The Multicultural Student Center at WSU came together in 1987 and has been serving students of color ever since.  Stephen Bischoff, student equity services/multicultural students services director,...

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