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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Volunteeers with Family Promise of the Palouse prepare beds in a local church for families experiencing homelessness in Moscow, Idaho.

A promise given, a promise kept

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer October 21, 2021

Based in Moscow, Family Promise of the Palouse provides housing, meals and hope for families experiencing homelessness in Whitman and Latah counties.  In Family Promise’s day center, families...

The Waage family is  pictured here tailgating before a WSU football game, which the family did often when their daughters were growing up.

Greek dance results in family of Cougs

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

WSU is well known for its Greek community. For WSU alumni Dalene Waage and former Coug Hank Waage, Greek life is what caused them to cross paths.  Dalene said they initially met at a party hosted...

WSU freshmen Hannah Smith and McKenzie Nolan dance at Queer Prom on Oct. 20, 2021, in Pullman.

Queer prom brings the party to the ‘Underworld’

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

Many members of the LGBTQ community feel excluded by traditional rites of passage because they are heteronormative — like prom. Luckily, those in the LGBTQ community can relive those experiences in a...

The cast of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde take a final bow on opening night on Oct. 1.

Pullman Civic Theatre presents mind-splitting show

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer October 7, 2021

The Pullman Civic Theatre’s production of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” opened last Saturday — with a scream.  Audience members jumped in their seats, anticipating an exciting show that PCT volunteers...

A participant at the CKC event climbs on the WSU Student Recreation Center climbing wall Sunday, Sept. 26.

Sky’s the limit for ‘Courageous Kids’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer September 30, 2021

Courageous Kids Climbing hosted a rock climbing event at WSU on Sunday for community members with physical and intellectual disabilities. Founder Jeff Riechmann said he created CKC to give kids...

A group of LEGO fans construct their haunted house Saturday morning at the LEGO building challenge in Garfield.

Ready, set — LEGO!

MIKAYLA FINNERTY, Evergreen reporter September 30, 2021

“Do you know what day it is?" Sarah Anderson's son asked her on Saturday morning. “It's LEGO day." Teams of friends and family members gathered Saturday at Garfield Park in Garfield for Whitman...

During Week of Welcome, members of Discougs finally got to meet each other in person almost a year after the server came to be. A potluck-style picnic was held on campus, where members were able to socialize and play games with each other.

One click leads to community of Cougs

HANNAH BOUCHER, Evergreen reporter September 16, 2021

The beginning of the pandemic put an indefinite pause on students' lives. As dorms closed, friends moved back home and classes went online. The concept of socializing was all but a myth.  Then, the...

Black lab Molly launches into the pool at Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center in Moscow on Sunday afternoon.

Howling at Hamilton: Doggy paddle encouraged

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 16, 2021

Hundreds of dogs — labs, terriers and everything in between — took to the water Sunday for the Humane Society of the Palouse’s 14th annual doggy pool day at Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center in Moscow,...

Panelists Mark OEnglish, Sylvia Bullock and Amir Gilmore discuss the history of holidays at WSU and how to celebrate them in a respectful and culturally sensitive manner.

CCE hosts history of holidays discussion panel

Nick Gibson, Evergreen roots editor September 16, 2021

On Sept. 14, the Center for Civic Engagement held their first Public Square event of the school year, “Holidays at WSU: Thanksgiving to Juneteenth.”  The Public Square initiative is an ongoing...

Rebecca and John Hurley met in Pullman in 2004. They recently returned to campus to show their children their old stomping grounds and visit with friends.

WSU alums found love at Catholic student center

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 9, 2021

There is an old adage in Pullman that goes along the lines of, “You come to WSU for a degree, and you end up finding a spouse too.” For two WSU alums, that is exactly what happened. WSU alums Rebecca...

The fair begins Sept. 9 and ends Sept. 12. Tickets can be purchased at the fairgrounds in Colfax the day of.

Palouse Empire Fair is ‘back in the saddle’

FRANKIE BEER and NICK GIBSON September 2, 2021

The Palouse Empire Fair is set to start Sept. 9, after the pandemic led to its cancelation last year. For community members and vendors, the fair is expected to live up to this year’s “Back in the...

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Ask Emma: Surviving freshman year

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor August 19, 2021

Dear incoming students, I know this can be a particularly challenging time in your life. You’re living on your own for (probably) the first time, and you just survived a global pandemic. Pat yourself...

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