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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Portia Simmons at Boundary Waters checking on students on a course with their boss.

Taking a chance on Land of 10,000 Lakes

PORTIA SIMMONS September 16, 2021

During quarantine, I had the desire to walk into the woods and limit contact with the modern world for a few months. No news, no cell phone – just me, my tent and the encompassing wilderness. In...

Yaple created her LandEscapes submisision piece as a class assignment.

Artist finds passion in graphic design

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter September 16, 2021

Starting in the back of a tattoo shop, one WSU senior found her love of art, eventually earning a spot on the cover of a magazine. Senior advertising major Willow Yaple first began drawing in the back...

Ballet Folklórico helped club leader Michelle Cordova to connect to her culture and heritage.

Ballet Folklórico to dance at soccer game

SHEILA JOHNSON September 2, 2021

One WSU dance group helps Mexican students connect to their heritage through traditional dance and teach other students about Mexican culture. “It’s a way to get your body moving,” said Michelle...

Nguyen arranged music for 3-4 hours every day when working on his submission project.

Graduate student arranges music in free time

LANNAN RUIZ September 2, 2021

Life is best enjoyed when doing something you love. For Truong-Son Nguyen, he makes it a point to not completely center his life around school and work, taking time most days to indulge in his lively passion...

WSU professor comes out of retirement

WSU professor comes out of retirement

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter August 19, 2021

Fresh out of retirement, one WSU professor cannot wait to be back in person and give all students the hands-on learning experiences they have been waiting for.  Nancy Irlbeck, WSU Department of Animal...

Goal in life is to open up his own boutique and share his designs with the world.

First-gen student finds passion at WSU: AMDT editon

LANNAN RUIZ April 29, 2021

Throughout his contemporary life, Hugo Barragan dreamt of opening his own boutique shop. It’s a dream of creating clothing accessible to all individuals and disabilities, hoping to help people feel as...

Law school is Zengerles dream, and she will be graduating with her bachelors in political science.

Transfer student’s dream college: Political science edition

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

With graduation approaching, Grace Zangerle, senior political science major, realized her two years at WSU may have been mainly online, but they are still a memorable part of her Cougar experience. Arriving...

Former editor-in-chief prepares to leave WSU and is thankful for her experience at the Evergreen.

Grad letter: Former editor bids farewell, joins ranks of Evergreen alumni

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

This time one year ago, I was readying myself for the end of one of the strangest semesters of college I experienced. As editor-in-chief at the time, many of my decisions came from consulting with past...

Discovering her love for genetics and cell biology, Miller decided to attend WSU to earn her degree.

From high school to college: Genetics edition

SHEILA JOHNSON April 29, 2021

Darby Miller, senior genetics and cell biology major and Spanish minor, learned the hard way to live in the moment and be a yes person, rather than waiting until your senior year to venture out.  Miller...

Photo was taken before the pandemic, and now they have strict guidelines to follow.

Jam out with KZUU 90.7 student radio

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist April 22, 2021

Among the many clubs and organizations at WSU, Pullman is home to its own student-led radio show. KZUU 90.7 plays a mixture of music presented by their staff of DJs. Giving a platform to both students...

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 15, 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...

Other than Santas, Mary Lou Wayne also creates fairy sculptors that are just as quirky.

‘You can get the expression in my sculptures’

SHEILA JOHNSON April 15, 2021

Mary Lou Wayne, sculptor and owner of Characters in Clay in Lewiston, always tells beginning artists to never stop trying. She encourages artists to experiment with different mediums until they find their...

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