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Roots editor Jenae Laxson became a couch potato with the body composition to match during quarantine.

Leditor: Gym is therapeutic, worthwhile commitment

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor March 30, 2021

There are many reasons why people go to the gym. You are likely to hear a plethora of answers if you were to ask different people, but for me, it is one big, sweaty therapy session.  When the COVID-19...

The team assisted a former WSU professor, who is in his 90's. Dean Janikowski said it was great to help out a fellow Coug through acts of service.

WSU football team cares for Pullman

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen Roots editor March 11, 2021

The WSU football team found a way to reconnect and give back to fans after volunteering to shovel snow for the elderly and people in need in the Pullman community.  Cammon Cooper, redshirt sophomore...

Loveless' goal is to make his classes as engaging as possible. He teaches his classes to prepare his students for the workforce.

Murrow professor strives to make online fun

Alexandria Osborne , Evergreen reporter March 11, 2021

The pandemic has not only been hard on students, but it also forced professors to change their curriculum and teaching styles.  Matt Loveless, broadcast journalism professor for the Murrow College...

Student journalist Alexandria Osborne is writing a book on top of everything else

Student journalist: Day in the life

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen columnist March 11, 2021

When I first heard the word ‘journalist,’ I thought it was always an easy job. I was wrong. As a reporter for the Roots section, a columnist for the Opinion section and a copy editor, I have a lot...

The heart does not warrant the hate it gets.

Home for ‘The Technicolor Heart’ in crimson country

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter March 9, 2021

While the name "Technicolor Heart" may not sound familiar, you've seen it if you have been on the Pullman campus. It's a light blue 12-foot bronze sculpture of a heart adorned in tools — ring a bell...

Working at the CUB during the COVID-19 pandemic is more draining compared to busier semesters.

Social interaction is benefit to working on campus

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter March 9, 2021

Working on campus offers many benefits for student employees, including feeling connected to campus and the Coug community.  Compton Union Building manager Daniel Armijo said he started working...

Rios said it was easy to recover from the vaccine side effects. Not every person will respond to the vaccine this way.

Opinion editor receives Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

DIANA RIOS, Evergreen Opinion editor March 4, 2021

Time and time again, we have been reminded of how difficult the pandemic has been on us all. Whether it came in the form of job security, health concerns, the effect of isolation or even the loss of a...

STAGE has successfully been able to use Zoom to hold performances. They are trying to make the most of the situation.

WSU’s theater club continues to host events via Zoom

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter March 4, 2021

Students on the WSU campus have worked to create an environment where people can practice their art and love of theater in a safe manner during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Nuthouse Improv director...

Roots Editor Jenae Laxson uses running as a way to destress from school, work and life in general. She finds reading out articles with reporters to be one of the best parts of the job because of the social aspect.

Day in the life of Roots Editor

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen Roots editor March 4, 2021

As the Roots editor and a journalist, the word downtime is not in my vocabulary. I can always find something that needs to be done for my section. It might be coming up with new story ideas, contacting...

Blake said Brian's fraternity brothers welcomed him to the chapter as if he were already one of their own.

WSU family experiences full-circle moment through generations

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2021

Although 40 years apart, an uncle and his nephew's shared experience of attending WSU brought their families together through beautiful memories and painful moments. When WSU senior Blake Gurney was...

Butch surprised a few unsuspecting Husky alumni at Kophs' wedding

Former editor fosters family of WSU Cougars

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter February 18, 2021

Michele Kophs’ husband knew he married into a Coug family when Butch made a special appearance at their wedding. Gary Petersen, a 1965 Coug alum and Michele’s father, planned the whole event. He...

Graduating criminal justice major is sad she does not get to walk. But is looking forward to continue at WSU to pursue her master's degree in criminal justice.

Senior excited for master’s program

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter February 18, 2021

Graduation for WSU students will look different for the third semester, and WSU students still have strong emotions about it. Keilah Shaw, senior criminal justice major, said it is extremely difficult...

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