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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

15-year-old Caleb Hyndman led his own program through Courageous Kids Climbing to teach first responders how to work with visually impaired individuals.

Courageous Kids Climbing empowers youth

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer January 18, 2022

When 15-year-old Caleb Hyndman first became involved with Courageous Kids Climbing, he never imagined he would lead his own program, training first responders to work with blind and visually impaired individuals.  Caleb’s...

The Cougar Food Pantry brought groceries to 126 students over winter break.

Cougar Food Pantry continues growing, feeding students

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2022

The Cougar Food Pantry is thriving in its Compton Union Building location, almost a year since students created the five-dollar fee to support the pantry. The Cougar Food Pantry is led by Shae McCarron,...

Sean Doster, former ASWSU vice president, graduates this semester with degrees in public relations and risk and crisis communication.

Former ASWSU vice president looks forward to communication career

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter December 9, 2021

WSU senior Sean Doster knew he wanted to study communications and be involved in public policy pretty early on in his life. “I kinda knew I wanted to do communication from the get-go because I’d...

Academic coached and advisers create the ASCC workshops. All of the presentations get input from academic advisers while some are reviewed by students.

ASCC hosts live self-help workshops through Zoom

CALLIE GERBER November 17, 2021

The Academic Success and Career Center is hosting live workshops mainly through Zoom to help students who need more support. Workshop topics range from self-care to discussing personal brands and why it...

Sergeant Jefferson Griffeath works on his computer Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in his office.

‘It takes fortitude to sign up for a job where you have to fight for someone else’

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer November 15, 2021

Business law professor Jefferson Griffeath has a strong moral drive to uphold the U.S. Constitution after serving 20 years in the Marine Corps.  Griffeath, former Marine infantry sergeant, said he...

WSU sophomore Milo Edwards, right, said doing drag shows has helped him find a community and express himself more.

Student finds community through LGBTQ advocacy work, drag

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2021

For WSU sophomore Milo Edwards, coming out as transgender in high school in a conservative North Idaho town meant losing friends, family and a home.  However, Edwards said something that started off...

Gabby Rodriguez-Garcilazo speaks about what the Undocumented Initiatives Program means to her on Monday in the CUB.

Students find community in undocumented resource center

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter November 2, 2021

The Undocumented Student Center helps create a sense of community among students, regardless of their citizenship status.  The center, located in room 421 of the CUB, provides a space for students...

Chemistry 105 TA Cassandra McElroen stands outside a lab room Thursday afternoon in Fulmer Hall.

‘It’s fun to learn, but it’s also just fun to be a part of something’

KAITLYNN LOHMANN, Evergreen reporter October 17, 2021

Senior zoology major Cassandra McElroen became a Chemistry 105 teaching assistant this semester because she enjoys helping people and wants to provide students with a better understanding of the material.  “I...

Rahaf Albateni, International Student Center events planner, said the center will bring in food from different places around the world and teach people the history behind every recipe. 

Family Weekend brings WSU alumni home

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 13, 2021

As Family Weekend approaches, students and their loved ones are planning out their weekends when visiting the WSU Pullman campus. James Cox, junior management information systems major, is planning...

Katy Ayers spent several hours testing her mushroom canoe on the water.

WSU student makes canoe out of mushrooms

KAITLYNN LOHMANN, Evergreen reporter October 11, 2021

WSU student Katy Ayers created the world’s longest mushroom canoe by using knowledge about different species and receiving help from a Nebraska mushroom farm owner.  Ayers, sophomore agriculture...

Cougar Safe Rides mission is to prevent sexual assault and promote safety.

Cougar Safe Rides returns

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief October 6, 2021

Cougar Safe Rides is back in operation and heading into its second weekend of the semester.  Last weekend, volunteers safely transported about 20 people, said Joshua Wagner, operations and program...

Gus Bronk operates one of the mills Thursday afternoon in the Cougar Shop in the Engineering Teaching and Research Laboratory.

Mechanical engineering student wins international machining competition

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter October 4, 2021

Gus Bronk, senior mechanical engineering major, won an international competition in September for designing and building his own computer keyboard. The keyboard Bronk designed and built is made...

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