The Daily Evergreen

Managing editor captures newsroom

Layout editor Ty Eklund sits under a wall full of old newspapers each night as he uses Adobe InDesign to lay out the front page. They’re meant to showcase great past layouts while offering layout editors inspiration for what they can do.

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

Dylan Greene has worked at The Daily Evergreen for two years, filling the roles of a reporter, an editor and an editor-in-chief over that time. He details not only how he found family and friends here, but a home.

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

“Finding people that looked like me and came from similar backgrounds was one of the best moments,” says Synthia Alcantar, a first-generation political science student.

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

“Get involved, and don’t be afraid to try new things, but don’t be afraid to walk away from things,” soon-to-be graduate Mallorie Jordan says. “Try everything until you find the thing that you want … but don’t be afraid to walk away from a thing if it isn’t doing the thing you need it to do.”

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

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre will host the showing Thursday.

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...

Tennis selected to NCAA Tournament for first time since 2012

Freshman Yang Lee celebrates after winning a set during her match against USC on April 14 in Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

No. 34 WSU tennis was selected to the NCAA Tournament on Monday and will face No. 19 Miami in the first round Friday in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Cougars (19-10) were one of 64 teams selected to the tournament. The winner of WSU's match with the Hurricanes (18-7) will face the winner of the match...

Local band wants to expand influence

North Paw members and WSU music students discuss how they got together Wednesday afternoon at the Kimbrough Music Building.

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

Three inspired WSU music students formed local band North Paw a few months ago. The band now includes Joel Roeber, Alex Welch, Joe Ballestrasse, James Carter and Michael Adams. Welch, the drummer and a vocalist in the band, said the sport of boxing and his dog, Poseidon, were the inspirations behind...

WSU track and field competes in two different meets

Redshirt junior Molly Scharmann clears the bar in the pole vault at the WSU Indoor Meet on Jan. 19 at the Indoor Practice Facility. Scharmann placed first in the event with a vault of 3.90 meters.

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

WSU’s track and field teams will wrap up their regular season over the weekend in Corvallis, Oregon and Pullman. Director of Track and Field Wayne Phipps said most of the athletes will compete in Pullman with the exception of four distance runners who will compete at the Oregon State High Perfor...

Lack of resources prompted research of WSU buildings

WSU students used the history of buildings on the Pullman campus, like Waller Hall, to create a book that should help the university staff on future construction projects.

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

Students at WSU researched the architectural history of the university to compose an informational booklet that will help guide future builders to be consistent with the campus’s design standards. Phil Gruen, WSU associate professor of architecture, said the idea for this project came from the lack...

WSU rowing prepares for final home meet Sunday

The WSU rowing team competes in a race against Oregon State University, Loyola Marymount and Gonzaga on March 24 at Wawawai Landing.

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

WSU rowing returns home for its final regular season contest on Sunday against Gonzaga before flying down to Sacramento for the Pac-12 championships. This is the third time this season the Cougars and Bulldogs will clash and the second time at Wawawai Landing on the Snake River. The Cougars hav...

Students, staff hear from second executive director finalist

Enrique Romo, finalist in the Office of Outreach and Education leadership search, talks about his values and goals should he be elected during his presentation on Thursday afternoon at the CUB.

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

The second finalist for the executive director of the Office of Outreach and Education position, Enrique Romo, spoke to students and staff Thursday afternoon. Romo currently works as executive director for access and diversity at Weber State University. He previously worked at the University of Texas...

Baseball looks to rebound against No. 2 Oregon State

Sophomore first baseman Jack Smith throws the ball to first to force out the runner after diving to block the ball from going to the outfield during game two or the series against Oregon April 13 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

WSU baseball makes its way to Corvallis, Oregon, to take on the No. 2-ranked Oregon State Beavers for a three-game series starting Friday. The Cougars (8-28-1, 1-13-1) are coming off of a series loss against USC, including a tie in the series finale. WSU also dealt with a loss against Gonzaga 8-5...

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