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Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family


August 17, 2020

Dear Class of 2024, We couldn’t be happier to welcome you into the Cougar family, even in the middle of challenging times. Coug alumni everywhere will tell you that once you’re a Coug, you will always be a Coug. This fact has not changed even as our beloved Pullman campus has moved online for...

Letter to freshmen: Stay connected despite COVID-19

Letter to freshmen: Stay connected despite COVID-19

BRUCE MULMAT, Guest columnist

August 17, 2020

This will be an interesting semester for Cougs everywhere. Obviously, everyone knows that WSU Zoom 2: Electric Boogaloo will make classes more difficult, and it will make labs almost impossible. To all the STEM majors: I give to you my condolences. The best part of school for me was the people....

Letter to freshmen: A completely new WSU experience

Letter to freshmen: A completely new WSU experience

JAKOB THORINGTON, Guest columnist

August 17, 2020

Well, this is certainly a different Week of Welcome experience. Hi, I’m Jakob. I graduated last May, and I am a former Evergreen reporter. Like many of you, I graduated during the middle of our country’s shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. I know the disappointment of seeing all...

Letter to the editor: Remove biased story


February 3, 2020

Dear Editor: We, undersigned community members, believe the article “Musician facing felony charges” published Friday was recklessly biased. The story’s details come from a single plaintiff and portray Matthew Donald, a black man, as a sadistic offender. Matt says he will plead not guil...

Behind the Press: Meet your makers

From left, deputy News editor Luke Hudson works on the front page redesign while Editor-in-chief Sydney Brown and Managing Editor Grace Arnis offer advice.

EDITORIAL STAFF, Evergreen staff

January 15, 2020

Sydney Brown- Editor-in-Chief In August 2017, a freshman version of myself wandered into the dim basement of Murrow Hall, lured by the promise of free cookies at an open house. I had no intention of writing for the school newspaper. I'd been editor-in-chief of my high school paper and decided it w...

Fond memories of my time spent at WSU

Taylor Shewchuk gives the memorable moments of her time at WSU and her lasting love for this place.


May 3, 2019

Dear Washington State University, thank you. Thank you for the very best days of my life and some of the very worst. Thank you for shaping nervous, homesick freshman me into the strong, confident — and now educated — young woman I am today. Thank you for introducing me to my closest friends. Thank...

Expressing pride for The Daily Evergreen

Chloe Grundmeier explains how she got hooked on writing for the Evergreen and the pride she takes in it.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

After three years, six semesters, 27 months or approximately 810 days, you’d think I’d have tried to work my way up the chain of command at The Daily Evergreen. Instead, I remained happily as a reporter and columnist, never completing one page of layout or assigning anyone a story. My legacy,...

Thanks to lifelong friends, family

Rick Flores is grateful for everyone whose made him the first in his family to graduate college.


May 3, 2019

Dear WSU, thanks for giving me the best four years that I have ever had. I met lifelong friends, explored an amazing career and found my wife-to-be. If it wasn’t for Wazzu, I have no clue where I would be today. I learned to stand up for my beliefs and advocate for students as best as I can. Thanks...

Letter to the Editor: Jason Gesser

JASON GESSER, Assistant athletics director for the Cougar Athletic Fund

September 13, 2018

Editor,   Throughout the last 20 years of my life, I have unwaveringly supported Washington State University as a WSU student-athlete, proud alumnus and now employee of the athletic department. So, I was very disheartened to read the story published in the Evergreen stemming from rumors and un...

Letter to freshmen: Help us keep you safe

GARY JENKINS, Pullman Police Chief

August 10, 2018

On behalf of the Pullman Police Department, I wish to welcome new and returning WSU students to Pullman! My staff and I are committed to the safety of everyone in our community and we will do whatever we can to provide a safe environment for those living and learning in Pullman. We ask all WSU students...

Letter to freshmen: The start of your journey

KIRK SCHULZ, WSU president

August 10, 2018

Welcome to campus for the beginning of one of the most rewarding and enjoyable years of your life! The next few years promise a wide range of exciting experiences for you as a member of our dynamic campus community. To get your WSU journey off to a rousing start, I encourage you to participate in...

Letter to freshmen: Welcome to your new home


August 10, 2018

To my Cougar Family, it is with great honor that I say, welcome home! Welcome home to the Palouse, to Pullman, to what we call the Promised Land. You are a part of something special and you make this community what it is. Regardless of where you come from, what you are studying, your past or your...

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