The Daily Evergreen

Author shares thoughts on changing country

Author shares thoughts on changing country

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

October 5, 2018

Novelist Kurt Andersen shared how he believes America has fallen into a “Fantasyland,” one where facts are subjective and opinion rules all, with faculty and students Thursday in the CUB Junior Ballroom. Andersen, who is the author of the New York Times bestselling book “Fantasyland: How America...

Tutoring program creates bond between university, elementary school students

Tutoring program creates bond between university, elementary school students

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2018

A WSU doctorate student and local elementary school teacher co-founded a tutoring program that partners university students with elementary schools with the goal of making a difference in the community. Paulina Abustan, co-founder and coordinator of the Pullman School District K-5 Morning Tutoring...

WSU psychologist receives honor from APA

WSU psychologist receives honor from APA

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 26, 2018

A psychology professor at WSU was named Group Psychologist of the Year by the American Psychological Association at a convention in San Francisco in August. David Marcus, professor and chair of the psychology department, believes he was given the honor because he is an editor of the journal the division...

Women*s Center holds open house for students of all genders, identities

Women*s Center holds open house for students of all genders, identities

JULIA GOLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2018

The WSU Women*s Center held an open house yesterday afternoon to welcome students and discuss plans for the upcoming year. The Women*s Center wants students to know it is a safe and inclusive environment on campus that focuses on outreach. The center is open for everyone regardless of gender identity...

New art exhibit highlights selfishness

New art exhibit highlights selfishness

JULIA GOLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2018

A new exhibit at the WSU Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art features artwork from three different university faculty members that focus on selfishness. The new exhibit, titled “Self*ish”, explores societies’ obsessions with themselves. The artists worked with the theme, formation and depiction of...

‘Being a female voice in a room is very important’

‘Being a female voice in a room is very important’

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergeen reporter

August 10, 2018

Savannah Rogers hopes to utilize her position as ASWSU President this year to bring both a woman’s perspective and a safety-based, holistic approach to the student body. Rogers, elected in spring 2018, ran a campaign focused on safety and empowerment. She said she defines safety as something...

‘The true volunteer of the Fourth’

‘The true volunteer of the Fourth’

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018

Every year since 1976, Linda Mittelhammer, also known lovingly as the “Pie Lady,” has been selling pies and desserts at Pullman’s annual Fourth of July celebration at Sunnyside Park. Glenn Johnson, Pullman mayor and head of the celebration committee, said the city comes together to host the...

Cycling across country to change lives

Cycling across country to change lives

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018

Once a year, members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity gather to put on a remarkable charity event. Pledging to raise money for people with disabilities, the young men from 32 different states cycle across the country as a part of the Journey of Hope TransAmerica team. Averaging over 75 miles a day,...

Club creates track for youth to stay safe

Club creates track for youth to stay safe

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2018

For years, Scott McBeath has been running an eight-week-long summer bike camp through Pullman Parks & Recreation. But lately, he’s been spending his Wednesday evenings at his new club for children; the Three Forks Bike Club. The club is free, doesn’t require membership and children can come...

James Short Jr. leaves behind research legacy

James Short Jr. leaves behind research legacy

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 31, 2018

James Short Jr., the founding director of WSU’s Social and Economic Sciences Research Center, passed away at 93 on May 13. Short became a WSU faculty member in 1951 and taught until 1997, according to the College of Arts and Sciences. After his retirement from teaching, he served as a graduate student...

Student activist reflects on impact at WSU

Student activist reflects on impact at WSU

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018

The first photo of Chijioke Emeka on Google is her LinkedIn portrait. In the picture, she wears a dark jacket and a professional smile, a nametag pinned to her chest. On her profile she writes she is a basic medical sciences student at WSU. “The world is full of sickness,” and she wants to do...

Long-time coroner retires

Long-time coroner retires

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2018

Under the Whitman County jail, at the end of a dimly lit hall, sits Peter Martin’s office. The room is mostly bare, the only sound is the buzzing of the ventilation. Stripped across the wall is a single word: coroner. They don’t often get visitors down here, Martin said. It’s not the kind of...

Every student. Every story. Every day.
Features