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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

Michelle Cordova-Ramirez is a first-generation student graduating with a bachelors in landscape architecture.

WSU grad defies expectations in landscape architecture

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter May 4, 2023

One percent of landscape architects are Latina, but one graduating WSU student proves the fighting spirit Cougs are known for.  Michelle Cordova-Ramirez, a first-generation student graduating with...

February is National Eating Disorders Awareness Month

REAGAN BROWN, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2023

Editors note: The following content is centered around eating disorders which may be triggering for some. If you need support after reading this article call or text the NEDA hotline at 800-931-2237.  February...

Miss Black Washington USA inspires equity at WSU

Miss Black Washington USA inspires equity at WSU

ALISA VOLZ, Evergreen reporter February 1, 2023

Ashley Wells, a Ph.D. student at WSU, was named Miss Black Washington USA 2023.  With her new title, Wells said she hopes to help inspire young, minority students, particularly Black women and...

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 news co-editor 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 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 news co-editor 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 28, 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, Multimedia editor October 13, 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 11, 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...

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