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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

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., giving a speech at the Chinook Student Center in April 2016.

WSU alum Patty Murray sworn in as president pro tempore

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen Reporter January 11, 2023

Senator Patty Murray was sworn in as president pro tempore of the United States Senate on Jan. 3. She is the first Senator from WA to hold this title in 42 years, and is the first woman to hold this title...

Noelle Niemeier currently works for the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center and LandEscapes.

‘The power of writing poetry and expressing emotions is so immeasurable’

Grey Kamasz, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2022

From studying abroad in Ireland to becoming editor-in-chief of a literary journal, Noelle Niemeier is determined to prove creative writing is just as important as careers in STEM. “For many writers,...

Professor A.J. Millers passion for music began in sixth grade band.

Professor uncovers popularity of History of Rock ‘n’ Roll course

SHANA HUANG, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2022

WSU’s History of Rock 'n' Roll is a popular course, with close to 450 students between two sections enrolling each semester. Also known as Rock Music: History and Social Analysis, the class is taught...

Penny Martinez (left) stands in front of the Veterans and Military-Affiliated Student Services center, which she hopes to expand.

Military memories resurface on Veterans Day

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter November 11, 2022

On Veterans Day, while thousands of WSU students enjoy the day off of school, those who served in the military took a moment to reflect on how their service changed their lives. Will Pierce, junior...

Students participate in the Round Dance in November 2022.

‘I am here because of so much strength that was put in the people before me’

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor November 9, 2022

To Tommy Williams, Native American Heritage Month is an opportunity for voices that are silenced to be heard.  “A lot of people have that privilege to not know what it feels like to have your own...

Natasha Hill is local to the Spokane area and spent 15 years practicing law. Now, she is running for Congress to help make a difference.

Local business owner hosts candidate for U.S. House of Representatives

SANDI KOBIESA, Multimedia editor October 27, 2022

Terracotta Pullman hosted Natasha Hill, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for a free pottery meet and greet on Thursday. Hill, who is native to Spokane and has spent her life...

Volunteer firefighter Blake Blauert cooks hashbrowns during Lincoln County Fire District Fours annual Hunters Breakfast fundraiser, Oct. 15, in Reardan, Wash.

Daily Evergreen reporters take the plunge

In under 24 hours, The Daily Evergreen reporters drove to rural communities, many of which they had never heard of before, and searched for local stories of what makes their town unique.  Sponsored...

Luke Kilgore’s mother was the driving force in his decision to pursue a college degree.

‘She was strength personified’

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 12, 2022

Luke Kilgore is a 27-year-old senior broadcast news major at WSU. But more importantly, he is the son of Jennie Kilgore, a “head-strong and loving” mother who died from breast cancer.  “Without...

WSU hosted a tipi assembling event from 9-10 a.m., Oct. 10.

Native American students share personal experience with WSU, Indigenous Peoples Day

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor October 10, 2022

[WSU] acknowledges that the disposition of Indigenous lands was often taken by coercive and violent acts, and the disregard of treaties. For that, WSU extends its deepest apologies. [WSU] owes [its] deepest...

Angie Howard and her husband Chris Stover created a short film together at the Animation Dynamics studio.

WSU instructor pursues animation, marketing for DreamWorks

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor October 5, 2022

By day, Angie Howard lives in a world of “Puss in Boots” and “Trolls.” By night, she is giving back to her alma mater as a WSU Global Campus instructor.  After dipping her toes into the animation...

WSU CASE members hold a rally along Terrell Mall, Sep. 14.

Academic student employees make progress in unionization efforts

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor September 28, 2022

Academic student employees are one step closer to unionizing and securing higher wages, better healthcare and protection from discriminatory environments.  WSU Coalition for Academic Student Employees...

Chandelle Frick, acting director of the Pine Creek Community Restoration Long Term Recovery Organization, displays a photo that survived the Babb Road Fire to a group of Malden and Pine City residents in Malden City Park on Sunday afternoon.

Malden, Pine City fight for recovery two-years after fire

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor September 14, 2022

Sunday afternoon bore a striking resemblance to Labor Day weekend of 2020 for the communities of Malden and Pine City. The familiar smell of smoke hung in the air as neighbors gathered to mark the anniversary...

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