The Daily Evergreen

‘We’re tired of being silent’

Demonstrators kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, which was how long former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin pinned down George Floyd's neck.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

June 5, 2020

Editor's note: Some sources asked to go under a pseudonym to protect themselves from retaliation.  A crowd repeated the phrase, “I can’t breathe,” after the name of each Black person killed by police was read out into a microphone. The second after each name was read — before the crowd respo...

Agriculture company gives away Russet potatoes

Volunteers load potatoes from a conveyor belt into cars, boxes, coolers and bags for people to take home.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

May 11, 2020

A line of cars starting from SE Latah Street stretched all the way to Pullman City Hall on Saturday morning. Individuals, some wearing “#PalouseProud” t-shirts, gathered near a semitrailer filled with a mountain of Russet potatoes.  At the start of the line, a man waited with his service dog who ...

CAPS psychologists offer telemental health services for students

Counseling and Psychological Services psychologists are using Zoom and phone calls to speak to patients. One licensed psychologist suggests people should form a routine to help them become productive.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2020

The Counseling and Psychological Services under Cougar Health Services is offering telemental, or remote, health resources to WSU students who are still in Washington state. Loren Brown, associate director at Counseling and Psychological Services, said CAPS can help those who are currently out of state to c...

Professor describes uses and history of hallucinogens

Use of hallucinogens can cause hallucinations within 20 to 90 minutes after ingestion. The “trips” can last from six to 12 hours.

AMAAN RAHMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2020

For centuries, hallucinogens, also known as psychedelics, have been used by people in many cultures for religious rituals and recreation as well as by artists to spark creativity.  Kenneth Faunce, a WSU history clinical assistant professor who teaches classes on drugs and its history, said ha...

Serving it forward with one gift card at a time

O-Ramen is one of several restaurants participating in Serve it Forward.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2020

One WSU employee strove to find a solution for food insecurity that would help both community members and business owners during the ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order. Jamie Callison, the executive chef in the WSU School of Hospitality Business Management, created a program called Pullman Serves...

Ways to help: what you can do for your community

Ways to help: what you can do for your community

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

April 21, 2020

It’s hard when you’re (hopefully) stuck at home in the midst of a global pandemic and there’s not much you can do to help without putting yourself or others at risk. Pullman nonprofits haven’t slowed down though, and there are still ways to help them out whether we want to go outside or not. ...

Ask Emma: I’m worried about my daughter

Ask Emma: I'm worried about my daughter

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

April 21, 2020

Dear Emma I'm worried. My daughter; a strong, smart, talented woman is a student at Wazzu. She stayed there during the pandemic, and I know it was probably a good idea. She's probably safer there than at home on the West Side with her parents. I'm worried that she will be lonely there, o...

WSU student to appear on Wheel of Fortune Tuesday

WSU student to appear on Wheel of Fortune Tuesday

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2020

Keenan Souve ripped open the letter. When he saw what was inside, he started running around his apartment screaming in pure excitement.  The letter informed Keenan, a civil engineering junior at WSU, he would be on the game show series Wheel of Fortune on April 7.   Keenan...

Attorney shares fight to preserve DACA

Luis Cortes Romero, an immigration attorney, speaks about the conditions of the detention center located in Tacoma, Wash. on Monday night in the CUB Junior Ballroom. He says looking for financial help from university private funds may help some students

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

March 4, 2020

Luis Cortes Romero sold chocolate in sixth grade in hopes of raising enough money for a school trip to Europe. Even with enough money he was told he could not go on the trip because he was not born in the U.S. “I started to realize the consequences of being undocumented,” Cortes Romero, an i...

Power restored to South side of campus

An electrical technician works to replace a faulty high-voltage cable in a vault underneath Stadium Way on the South side of the WSU Campus on Thursday. It took 24 hours to restore power to the affected buildings.

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen deputy news editor

February 21, 2020

After going about 24 hours without electricity, power was restored at around 7:30 p.m. on Thursday for six WSU buildings on the South side of campus. Ryan Gehring, operations manager for electrical light safety at WSU Facilities Services, said a faulty high-voltage cable under Stadium Way caused the o...

Treat yourself this Valentine’s Day

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

February 13, 2020

It can be difficult to be single on Valentine’s Day, especially if you are desperate for a relationship.  Everyone else seems to be flaunting their happiness while you are stuck at home crying into a gallon of ice cream and watching a bad romance movie. Just kidding — there is no such thing...

79 horses, 45 years, one man

Brent Glover, president and main caretaker of Orphan Acres, talks about the struggles of taking care of nearly 70 horses and where his passion with rescuing horses began on Jan. 31 at Orphan Acres in Viola, ID.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2020

A one-eyed horse neighed in a wooden stall as Orphan Acres president Brent Glover stood on a ladder to change a lightbulb.  Miss Degree ("Miss D" for short) is one of 79 horses Glover takes care of with the help of volunteers at Orphan Acres, a nonprofit horse sanctuary. The smell of manur...

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