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Josie Goodrich, freshman criminal justice and multimedia journalism double major, said her ultimate goal in rodeo is to make it to National Finals Rodeo, where the top 15 people in the world compete. 

Student represents WSU independently in college rodeo

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 16, 2021

Even though WSU does not have a rodeo team, one freshman is following in her parents’ footsteps and representing WSU as an independent rider.  “I’ve done [rodeo] since I was walking,” said...

Last week, the Women*s Center hosted its primary event for SAAM called SLUT STRUT. It stands for Sexual Learning Ultimately Tailored for Students, Teachers, Residents, Uniting Today.

Women*s Center creates programs for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor April 15, 2021

One WSU Women*s Center employee said Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a time for individuals to educate themselves about various issues pertaining to sexual assault and take action to help end sexual...

Paint night and the Chosen Coug Award ceremony were the most popular events during this year's virtual Family Weekend.

Family Weekend brought Cougars together, despite virtual format

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2021

WSU hosted its annual Family Weekend through an online setting this year, with various events and activities to attend.  Previously, Family Weekend was split into Mom's and Dad's Weekends. The...

Wheatley said she is a junior at Pullman High School and will compete at state in August.

High school junior wins Distinguished Young Woman of Pullman 

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2021

Katie Wheatley, Pullman High School junior, is the 2022 Distinguished Young Woman of Pullman.  To win the title, Katie was judged in a competition based on five different categories. Categories...

Hailey Basaraba and Anna Engle, registered nurses at Pullman Regional Hospital, said one of the greatest struggles they have faced is keeping up with the changing protocols within the medical community. 

PRH nurses reflect on pandemic

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it a difficult year for everyone, but healthcare workers like those at Pullman Regional Hospital have endured extreme levels of stress. Now that the end is in sight, many...

Kelly Brayton received the 2020 Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Award from Purdue University for her groundbreaking research on tick-borne diseases.

WSU professor receives distinguished award from Purdue

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2021

A WSU microbiology professor received the 2020 Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Award from Purdue University.  Kelly Brayton, chair of the WSU Department of Microbiology and Pathology, received...

A.J. Kappes, first-year master’s in business student and WSU veterinarian, hopes her pursuit of higher education will teach her child to broaden his expectations in life.

WSU mothers balance school, family amid pandemic

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor March 31, 2021

For WSU student mothers, balancing work, school and family is a way of life. However, with additional strains placed upon families and students because of COVID-19, some student mothers are having a hard...

ASWSU 2021 Elections: Meet Your Candidates

ASWSU 2021 Elections: Meet Your Candidates

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor March 18, 2021

After watching his first WSU football game at 8 years old and hearing alumni across the world say “Go Cougs,” Brian Patrick knew the Cougar community was special.  Patrick, second-year...

“When it's in the middle of the week, we still have so much homework to do,” said Lesley Arceo, first-year nutrition and exercise physiology major. “So we're just going to be using it for work anyway.”

Mental health days not same as spring break

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen reporter March 18, 2021

Two WSU students discussed the importance of having spring break to take time off from school, after WSU administrators decided to separate spring break to multiple break days. “I’m working from...

Todd Butler started as a professor of English renaissance literature and later became the head of the English department.

Todd Butler becomes dean of WSU’s College of Arts and Sciences

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter March 17, 2021

Former Interim Dean Todd Butler has recently taken on the position of dean of WSU’s College of Arts and Sciences.  Butler began working at WSU 18 years ago. He said he wanted something bigger...

Brandon Chapman is starting a weekly “Pullman Proud Podcast” after his term on the City Council ends.

Councilmember decides not to run for re-election

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor March 17, 2021

While filling out the 2016 presidential election ballot, Brandon Chapman wrote in his Uncle Jim, former mayor of Susanville, California, for president of the U.S. “If we were even close to a swing...

“She wasn't supposed to live,” said Allecia Galindo, “so I just think she's honestly a miracle.”

Former WSU student is ‘miracle’ after surviving car accident

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen news editor March 11, 2021

A 4 a.m. phone call on April 17, 2020, left Buffy Trowse screaming. She frantically woke her family for a 40-minute drive to Bellingham, and waited eight hours in a hospital parking lot, unsure if her...

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