The Daily Evergreen

No leeway for Lees: baseball coach fired after four losing seasons

No leeway for Lees: baseball coach fired after four losing seasons

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

May 21, 2019

WSU released Head Baseball Coach Marty Lees Tuesday afternoon, said Director of Athletics Pat Chun. Lees coached baseball for four years with an overall record of 70-172-2 and 32-83-2 record in Pac-12 play. Lees was the 15th coach in WSU history. Chun told Lees he would be making a leadership change wit...

Elementary school students to travel for tournament

Elementary school students to travel for tournament

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

A team of students from Jefferson Elementary will compete from May 22 to May 25 in the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Kansas City, Missouri.  The team, Random Guess, consists of six fifth-graders and one third-grader: Kate Armstrong, Silas Brown, Tegan Gotch, Sidney Johnson, Delaney Matthe...

Kitchen offers authentic Chinese dishes

Kitchen offers authentic Chinese dishes

NATALIE NEWCOMB, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

On the corner of Grand Ave. and Stadium Way sits the Emerald Chinese Restaurant, run by the Kuang family. Yu Kuang is the second generation owner of the restaurant and he graduated from WSU with a degree in Hospitality Business Management. The menu contains a mix of different foods from across...

Sensor will detect expired milk before opening, researchers discover

Sensor will detect expired milk before opening, researchers discover

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

A newly developed sensor for plastic milk gallons will be able to determine if milk is expired before the consumer opens the container. Shyam Sablani, researcher and professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, said a team of researchers led by the department, the WSU and UI School...

Senior recognized for faith-inspired designs

Senior recognized for faith-inspired designs

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

For Outstanding Senior Designer in the Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles program Maria Wanner, her designs are inspired by her Catholic faith. She said many of her ideas come to her through prayer. “Visually, my designs are nature-inspired, but actually there are levels beneath that because...

Senior’s final swing at WSU

Senior’s final swing at WSU

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

When she was about 3 years old, senior Madison Odiorne swung her first golf club, and a few years later she started competing in golf. Madison comes from a family of golfers. Her grandfather played golf at Northwest Nazarene University and her grandmother, mom, dad, aunt and uncle all play golf too. As...

Senior will continue his pursuit of research after graduation

Senior will continue his pursuit of research after graduation

NEPHTALLI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

GPSA Vice President, and soon-to-be graduate, David Silva has made his mark at WSU. Graduate student Rebecca Donaway said she and Silva entered the Ph.D. program around the same time. The two taught a class together and worked on research projects. "He is an incredible teammate and is one of those...

Managing editor captures newsroom

Managing editor captures newsroom

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen managing editor

May 3, 2019

Fingertips clatter against keyboard and light chatter fills the air. Old newspapers — and some memes that have been around for over a decade — line the cream-colored, worn walls of the basement of Murrow Hall. Here, students of a wide range of majors, ambitions and positions produce a daily stude...

Senior made my home at the Evergreen

Senior made my home at the Evergreen

DYLAN GREENE, Deputy sports editor

May 3, 2019

It took me a while to write this. Even as a journalist, words can be hard to come by when something means so much to you. That’s why when I started to write this, I didn’t want to. But at some point, I realized I had to say goodbye. Goodbye to the lifetime friends I made inside and outside...

First-generation senior reflects on journey through college

First-generation senior reflects on journey through college

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

As the first in her family to attend college, Synthia Alcantar said her background and experiences have motivated her to continue to pursue her goal of attending law school. Synthia will graduate on Saturday with a degree in political science pre-law and a minor in women’s studies. She plans to...

Graduate seeks to foster relationships while staying in Pullman

Graduate seeks to foster relationships while staying in Pullman

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

Mallorie Jordan is a senior digital technology and culture major who is graduating this week. Jordan has been a resident adviser for Honors Hall and worked the front desk for Hillside residence hall. “I have really loved the atmosphere here at WSU. That’s what drove me to come to WSU from Idaho,”...

Theater to show documentary about Moscow-born religion

Theater to show documentary about Moscow-born religion

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2019

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre will host a showing of a documentary that focuses on the history of a Moscow religious movement called Psychiana created by Frank Robinson. Brandon Schrand, author and teacher at WSU, said after the audience watches the movie, which he features in, he will answer...

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