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When you hear “WSU,” you probably only think of Pullman, neglecting the four other campuses that help make this university community unique.

WSU more than just Pullman campus

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist September 13, 2021

When I was in the Running Start program at WSU Tri-Cities in Richland, I heard a lot about the four other WSU campuses in Vancouver, Spokane, Everett and, of course, Pullman. It made me feel like I'm part...

The full 360-degree transformation of services like Netflix reflects one of the core values of capitalism: If it is still making money, do not change it!

Streaming services prove dreadfully disappointing

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist September 9, 2021

Streaming services have come a long way since Netflix was mailing out rental DVDs in the early 2000s.  Nowadays, we have thousands of titles available across countless platforms, all online. Many services...

LGBTQ youth and young adults deserve to have access to medical care that supports their identity.

LGBTQ youth resources flourishing across Palouse

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist September 2, 2021

WSU Pullman has numerous resources for students in the LGBTQ community. The Women*s Center is a major organization on campus that works toward the goal of inclusivity and uplifting marginalized voices...

Medical students, doctoral candidates and Tom Hanks all have this experience of feeling out of place in common.

Imposter syndrome in graduate school ubiquitous

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist September 2, 2021

If you ever experience a feeling where you have no idea why you do what you do and that you do not deserve to be where you are, you are not alone. This feeling is a universal experience called imposter...

Senior Maddie LaPourte (left) speaks to junior Conner LaCroix (right) in The Spark.

Incoming Cougs can lean on seniors

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor August 30, 2021

“These will be the best years of your life.” “College sets you up for your future job. Take it seriously.” “Don’t waste your time — it will be gone so fast.” These are valid pieces of...

Student, Gabriel Szabo, sits on his computer during the first week of school. Organization is vital to help relieve stress in the beginning of the semester.

Being positive changes your life

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist August 26, 2021

The idea of working on one’s mindset, attitude or approach to life has become more mainstream in the wake of quarantine and COVID-19.  Particularly for students who have access to influential social...

Staying considerate of the people around us will help us safely continue with in-person learning. 

Students must take all COVID-19 precautions

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist August 19, 2021

The announcement WSU Pullman would be going back to full capacity this fall has created an exciting energy around campus during a time that could be scary, partly because of the highly contagious Delta...

The Student Recreation Center has four indoor basketball courts to play inside and a couple outside.

Students should attend UREC, Chinook All Access Week

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist August 19, 2021

Week of Welcome offers a bunch of opportunities for WSU students. But my personal favorite, All Access Week, is a whole week at the Student Recreation Center and Chinook Student Center where students...

For landlords and tenants alike, air conditioning does not seem to be a financial possibility. We need other ways to stay cool as the summer heat increases year to year.

Air conditioning too expensive for many, new ideas necessary to stay cool

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor July 19, 2021

For a week and a half in June I jumped from friends' apartments to other friends' houses — anything with an air conditioning — a portable fan in one hand and a water spritzer in the other. With...

Pullman residents are coming together across the city to demand air conditioning units. No one should have to make do with fans in the boiling heat.

Satire: Recovered from heatwave, Pullman residents riot for change

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor July 12, 2021

Pullman has gone up in flames. And how ironic, because we are all finally recovering from the heat wave that just passed through. The young and old alike suffered through unrelenting heat and now from...

Films characterizing all colleges as party central set students up for a very different reality.

SATIRE: College movies create unrealistic expectations for students

GRACE LAPIERRE July 2, 2021

When I first came to college, fresh out of high school, I think I expected it to be largely the same but with somewhat more difficult work. Some people might expect it to be significantly harder; some...

An unexpected experience with a cult at Cougar College affects three students lives.

SATIRE: Locals share stories as cult survivors

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 28, 2021

Note: All names have been changed to ensure the safety of sources. Things aren't always what they seem at first. One event always leads to another.  How did I get here? Cyrus thought. How in the...

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