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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

Volunteers preparing to burn pizza boxes and other biodegradable materials into biochar at Pizza for the Planet.

Pizza for the Planet: Community unites to reduce pizza box waste

IRVIN VILLALVA, Evergreen reporter May 2, 2024

Non-recyclable pizza boxes became recyclable at Pizza for the Planet, hosted by the nonprofit The Phoenix Conservancy April 20 at Ruby Street Park. At the event, attendees burned pizza boxes and other...

Yaneth Valencia posing for a headshot.

WSU senior completing ‘ultimate goal’ with graduation

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor April 25, 2024

Getting a college degree has always been Yaneth Valencia's goal. Neither of her parents graduated high school and she is the first of her three siblings to have the chance to pursue a higher education....

Volunteers at Kids Science and Engineering Day.

Children meet engineering through interactivity, creativity

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor April 9, 2024

Not many younger children dream of becoming an engineer. The WSU Society of Women Engineers wants to change that through the annual Kids’ Science and Engineering Day, the 15th of which they held March...

Andrew Takacs posing for a headshot.

WSU senior aspires to make the world a better place

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor March 28, 2024

Andrew Takacs, senior mechanical engineering major, used to annoy his parents with his constant questions and deconstruction of household items. “I was always the kid who asked too many questions...

Swadheen Swaraj Bhowaj; Pullman has been really nice to me.

Astrophysics senior overcomes obstacles, graduates six years after starting college

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor March 21, 2024

Swadheen Swaraj Bhowal started his college journey in 2018, coming to WSU from India and entering the United States for the first time in his life. He felt homesick and immediately experienced some culture...

There are research opportunities for undergraduate students in many fields.

Ask Life: How to get undergraduate research experience?

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter February 6, 2024

Dear Life Section, I am a STEM undergraduate and I want to get some research experience to start my career. However, I do not know if the professors who work in labs take in undergraduate students to...

David James with his book, The Lives of Butterflies: A Natural History of Our Planets Butterfly Life.

WSU professor-entomologist publishes book about butterflies

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2024

Butterflies have been part of David James’ life since he was 8 years old. Now an associate professor in WSU’s Department of Entomology, James has co-authored an illustrated book about butterfly...

A child making art at a past creativity lab at the Palouse Discovery Science Center.

‘Art meets science’ at creativity labs

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor January 22, 2024

Combining education with fun and crafts for children, the Palouse Discovery Science Center offers creativity labs from 10:30–11 a.m. every Friday. The labs provide an interactive learning environment...

Palouse Aerospace with their build posing for a group portrait at the 2023 Spaceport America Cup.

Palouse Aerospace represents Cougs at national level

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor August 17, 2023

Local rocket engineering club Palouse Aerospace finally took off on a national stage this June after two years of planning and two semesters of hands-on designing, building and testing. Consisting of...

Library patrons grabbing some Spring into STEM bags.

Spring into STEM with rocket pulleys and paper plate mazes

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter May 23, 2023

Whether rocket pulleys or paper plate mazes, the Neill Public Library’s Spring into STEM grab-and-go activity bags have it all. Neill is offering free bags with STEM activities for youths up to age...

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