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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

Doctorate student Madeline Desjardins takes deep soil cores to quantify soil carbon in a long-term biosolids experiment in Douglas County, Wash.

Researchers aim to improve soil health, crop quality with biosolid testing

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter June 23, 2022

WSU researchers are examining the effects of biosolid application on soil health and crop productivity to help establish cover crops in central Washington. Biosolids are human waste recycled from sewage...

Researchers could spend  almost 20 years waiting to release their new cherries, considering seedlings take several years to grow flowers and fruit.

WSU researchers aim to achieve ‘ideal’ cherries with new genetic material

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter June 6, 2022

Within the next ten years, WSU researchers hope to create superior and resilient cherry varieties with genetic material from Sun World International, a private plant breeding company. The goal of this...

The Black-billed Magpie is a member of the Corvidae family.

Wildlife of the Week: Black-billed Magpie

MASON MARON June 3, 2022

The Black-billed Magpie is a bird species familiar to any student attending classes at WSU. Placed alongside crows and ravens in the Corvidae family, these birds are incredibly intelligent. They also...

Palouse Conservation District has many programs focused on local ecosystems. This month, the organization is hosting a City Nature Challenge and launching Confluence Crew.

Palouse Conservation District launches citizen science programs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 29, 2022

Palouse Conservation District is offering two programs this month for residents to learn more about biodiversity and water quality by participating in citizen science.  The first program is part of...

Pullman Police Chief gives lifesaving awards to citizen, Moscow officer

Pullman Police Chief gives lifesaving awards to citizen, Moscow officer

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2022

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins presented lifesaving awards to a citizen and Moscow officer at Tuesday night’s Pullman City Council meeting.  Kevin Armentrout was awarded for helping save an individual...

Participants will meet up outside the Compton Union Building.

Environmental Sustainability Alliance hosts campus cleanup project

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2022

WSU’s Environmental Sustainability Alliance is cleaning up parts of campus from 3-5 p.m. today as part of Earth Week. Stevie Fawcett, sophomore microbiology and Spanish double major, said the...

Sophomore Speech and Hearing Sciences Major Eliza Moore shares her thoughts on cannabis on April 12.

Street talk: Common misconceptions about cannabis use throughout generations

ELENA ADAIR April 14, 2022

WSU students said cannabis misconceptions are still relevant, but they are not as stigmatized as they used to be. Eliza Moore, sophomore speech and hearing major, said she has heard misconceptions and...

On campus, students under the age of 21 may be reported for being in the same room with drugs, even if they did not consume the substance.

Campus cannabis policies ensure federal funding, financial aid

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor April 14, 2022

In compliance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, WSU prohibits the use, possession, manufacture or distribution of cannabis on campus to maintain federal funding for scholarships and research.  Jill...

WSU’s policy prohibits the unlawful possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol on university-controlled property.

To test or not to test: Local employers share drug policies

PUNEET BSANTI April 14, 2022

In a fast-progressing world, the legalization of cannabis in Washington and other states has made it possible for cannabis users to stop worrying about random drug testing in most careers.  Bonnie...

Local organization fights for water conservation, sustainable aquifer solutions

Local organization fights for water conservation, sustainable aquifer solutions

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 13, 2022

The Palouse region’s primary water source is declining seven-tenths of a foot each year, and a volunteer committee aims to make it more sustainable through alternative water sources. The Palouse Basin...

Simon Smith speaks at CCL climate action event at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, March 27, in Moscow.

Local organization hosts climate action event

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer March 29, 2022

The Citizens’ Climate Lobby hosted a climate action event Sunday at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute in Moscow. Speakers talked about steps people can make to contact their congressial representatives...

Creamery workers wrap cheese clothes around hoops at Ferdinands Ice Cream Shoppe, March 22.

The inside scoop: WSU Creamery’s production process from cow to cone

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor March 25, 2022

It is 7 a.m. at the WSU Knott Dairy Center.  Students file into the milking parlor alongside 37 cows, hoping to provide high-quality milk that will eventually become award-winning ice...

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