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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

Doctorate student Madeline Desjardins takes deep soil cores to quantify soil carbon in a long-term biosolids experiment in Douglas County, Wash.

Researchers aim to improve soil health, crop quality with biosolid testing

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter June 23, 2022

WSU researchers are examining the effects of biosolid application on soil health and crop productivity to help establish cover crops in central Washington. Biosolids are human waste recycled from sewage...

The Black-billed Magpie is a member of the Corvidae family.

Wildlife of the Week: Black-billed Magpie

MASON MARON June 3, 2022

The Black-billed Magpie is a bird species familiar to any student attending classes at WSU. Placed alongside crows and ravens in the Corvidae family, these birds are incredibly intelligent. They also...

Palouse Conservation District has many programs focused on local ecosystems. This month, the organization is hosting a City Nature Challenge and launching Confluence Crew.

Palouse Conservation District launches citizen science programs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 29, 2022

Palouse Conservation District is offering two programs this month for residents to learn more about biodiversity and water quality by participating in citizen science.  The first program is part of...

In the past three decades, the Schweitzer family and SEL have donated more than $4.3 million to WSU.

Record-setting Voiland College donation from former alumni, SEL 

LIAM CONNORS, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2022

WSU’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture received a record-breaking $20 million donation from Edmund and Beatriz Schweitzer and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.  The couple and...

The five members of the team have worked to gather information and create a campaign for lymphoma awareness using all their public relations knowledge.

Public relations team enters national contest, hopes to make a difference in community

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor March 7, 2022

A team of five public relations students will represent WSU in the 2022 Bateman Case Study Competition and raise awareness for adolescent and young adult lymphoma among WSU students and the community.  The...

Nine WSU researchers received funding from the Commercialization Gap Fund to help their projects make an economic impact.

Commercialization Gap Fund awarded to WSU researchers

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer February 23, 2022

The Commercialization Gap Fund awarded funding to WSU scientist, Kuen-Ren “Roland” Chen, for developing an improved method for treating age-related eye diseases.  Chen, an assistant professor in...

Students from the Palouse Area Robotics Team develop a robot for the FIRST competition.

Palouse Area Robotics Team to compete in regional competition

PUNEET BSANTI February 22, 2022

The 4-H Palouse Area Robotics Team is a student-led organization that meets in Pullman and will be competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition next month.  FIRST — For Inspiration and Recognition...

WSU Pullman and Vancouver welcome new buildings to their campuses.

Facilities Services makes way for new buildings

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor January 10, 2022

WSU will remodel or start construction on several buildings to make room for new research facilities and other educational spaces this year.  Builders broke ground in November for a new life sciences...

Arin Mitchell, second-year doctoral student in the College of Arts and Sciences, discussed how the theory of desserts is problematic.

InQueery Symposium speakers discuss intersectionality in feminism

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor November 17, 2021

A guest speaker and a WSU doctoral student spoke Tuesday night about feminism and oppression during the fourth annual InQueery Symposium hosted by the WSU Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation...

Maintenance rooms containing a risk of asbestos exposure are marked with proper signage.

Asbestos on campus: Present but not immediate danger

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2021

Most buildings on campus built between World War II and the 1970s contain asbestos, a harmful mineral. Floor tile and pipe insulation are the most common places asbestos is located, said Matthew McKibbin,...

Undergraduate students of all majors who are participating in mentored research can apply for seven different fellowship awards.

Undergraduate research fellowship applications open

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor November 15, 2021

WSU students taking part in mentored research have until Jan. 21 to apply for undergraduate research fellowships for the 2022-23 academic year.  The application opened Nov. 1 and is available to students...

Temperatures will drop throughout the week starting Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Pullman to get a wet winter

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor October 20, 2021

Residents in Pullman may be seeing a wet winter in the coming months.  Lower temperatures have been flowing into the region because of La Niña, which is a condition where ocean temperatures are...

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