The Daily Evergreen

Affordable higher education possible

Sen. John Braun | Guest columnist

March 5, 2015


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Affordable access to higher education and economic strength have always been closely connected. As the global economy becomes increasingly competitive, Washington must provide opportunities for our citizens to acquire skills that give us an advantage. Maintaining an effective higher education syste...

Making Education Opportunities a Reality

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers | Guest columnist

February 26, 2015


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For as long as I can remember, my parents’ dream for me was to go to college. So when I showed my animals at the 4H fairs, my parents told me, “Cathy, save that money so you can go to college one day.” So I did. I saved hard and dreamed big. Years later, I put on my cap and gown, stood beside ...

Successfully navigating university financial aid

BY FRANCIS MCNEILLY | Evergreen guest columnist

January 16, 2015


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Your ticket to cash in college is the FAFSA, and meeting deadlines.It hardly seems time to be thinking about next school year (2015-16) when the spring semester just got rolling and you’re still recovering from the malaise of being back to the college student “grind.”But, now IS the time to prepar...

Faster, friendlier financial aid

Brian Dixon, Assistant Vice President for Student Financial Services | Guest Columnist

August 25, 2014


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I recently moved to Pullman from Wisconsin, my home of 40 years, to become WSU’s new Assistant Vice President of Student Financial Services. The first thing I learned upon my arrival is that it is no secret the past two years in the financial aid office at WSU have been challenging. Many factors co...

Protecting the Dunes

MARTY MENDIOLA | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations project manager

August 22, 2014


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Visitor safety on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lands is a high priority. Our Lower Granite Lock and Dam rangers and staff do their best to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for visitors to Illia Dunes and Granite Point.We ask visitors, including WSU students, to do their part, too. We thank tho...

The editor: Tell us your stories

Nathan Howard | Editor-in-chief

August 22, 2014


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Starting at 5 p.m. five days a week, my staff belongs to you; nine editors, a myriad of reporters and photojournalists, and a need to tell stories. All of us waiting for you to tell us what it is your newspaper should be covering.If you have a story you want the world to hear, email or call me. My n...

Adapting the Evergreen

Dominique Wald

August 22, 2014


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Being the new kid on the block has its perks, and it also has its struggles. The same also applies to launching a new department.The Web and Mobile Department of The Daily Evergreen is responsible for creating unique and engaging content, and as head of that department, I make it my mission to do so.The D...

Provost: College marks new chapter in book of life

DAN BERNARDO | WSU provost

August 15, 2014


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Week of Welcome is a magical time in the life of WSU. Our campuses at Pullman, Spokane, Vancouver and the Tri Cities spring back to life as students, faculty and staff reconvene after the summer. A buzz of new activity surrounds residence halls, fraternities and sororities, the Bookie, the CUB and every aca...

New city, same laws: How to behave in Pullman

GARY JENKINS | Pullman Police chief

August 15, 2014


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On behalf of the Pullman Police Department, I would like to welcome new and returning WSU students to Pullman! My staff and I are committed to the safety of everyone in our community, and you can rest assured that we will do whatever we can to prevent crime and personal injury for those living and lear...

Campus living is what you make it

Campus living is what you make it

EDWIN HAMADA | Residence Life director

August 15, 2014


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The transition from home to the residence halls is both exciting and challenging. A new environment, different community standards and abundant social opportunities can all enhance or detract from your purpose here at WSU – to grow as a person and earn your degree. In Residence Life, we have the follo...

Mayor Johnson: Hills of Pullman will prepare you for hills of life

GLENN JOHNSON | Pullman mayor, Voice of the Cougs

August 15, 2014


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Welcome back (or welcome for the first time) to Pullman as you start your 2014 fall semester at WSU. This semester represents something new for me as well. For the first time since 1979, I won’t be teaching a class and will miss the daily interaction with students that I’ve enjoyed for 35 years....

Dean of students: Keep calm and ask for help

MELYNDA HUSKEY | WSU dean of students

August 15, 2014


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Greetings and welcome (back) to WSU! We are so glad you’re here and ready to start the school year. As the dean of students, my job is to help you make the most of your WSU experience. Before the semester really kicks off, here are a few tips for starting off right.Don’t let things slide! Go to eve...

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