The Daily Evergreen

The editor: Tell us your stories

Nathan Howard | Editor-in-chief

August 22, 2014

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

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...

Center for Civic Engagement helps students help others

Center for Civic Engagement helps students help others

ERIN MCILRAITH | CCE marketing and communications coordinator

August 15, 2014

“What is civic engagement?” is the question I’m asked most often by students visiting the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE). I can give you some great definitions of civic engagement, but to truly understand what the CCE does, I have to share what civic engagement is all about at its core.It’s ...

Grad students, unite: the GPSA at WSU

MELANIE THORNTON AND NATHAN NEALE | Graduate and Professional Student Association

August 15, 2014

Welcome to Pullman, new graduate and professional students. On behalf of the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA), we would like to inform you of a few opportunities and services available to you throughout your time here at WSU, and ways that you can get involved.GPSA is the leading ...

Provost: College marks new chapter in book of life


August 15, 2014

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

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

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

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

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...

A welcome from your student body president


August 15, 2014

On behalf of the Associated Students of Washington State University (ASWSU), I would like to welcome students back to this wonderful place known as Pullman. I hope that all of you had a great summer with some great memories and are ready and excited to get back into the swing of things here at WSU.This ...

Don’t overlook the advantages of student employment

Francis McNeilly, Staff Assistant-Federal Work Study, Fin Aid | Guest commentary

April 14, 2014

With national student employment week upon us, what benefit does student employment have?  First, it is an escape from academics. Students have a chance to learn valuable job skills outside of the classroom and have a breather from being buried in books, paper, homework and computer screens.Organiz...

It’s time for more egalitarian gender roles

Professor Laurie Smith-Nelson, Psychology 230 professor | Guest commentary

March 7, 2014

Gender roles, those pesky expectations imposed by society based on biological sex, have changed in some ways in the last few decades. In other ways, little has changed.Several social forces contributed to changing women’s roles in the 1960s and 1970s.First, more women entered the paid workforce dur...

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