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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Alex McCollum broadened his journalism horizons working at The Daily Evergreen and in his Advanced Television News class.

Senior will ‘Shake it Off’ in broadcast journalism

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2022

An avid Swiftie and the life of the party, Alex McCollum has, as Taylor Swift sang, “been sleeping so long in a 20-year dark night, and now [he] sees daylight.”  McCollum, senior broadcast...

Graduation

Students taking untraditional approaches leads to rising fall graduation rates

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2022

A growing number of students are graduating in December, due to financial opportunities like running start and uncertainty about their majors. Andrew Brewick, director of undergraduate admissions, said...

Zaya Tsengelmaa said making connections on LinkedIn is helpful in job searching.

‘Once you’re a Coug, you’re always a Coug’

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2022

Fall 2022 graduation is sprinting toward students. If soon-to-be graduates are nervous, alumni have helpful tips to share, which may calm their nerves. Carrie Colbert, WSU Alumni Association Arizona chapter...

Noelle Niemeier currently works for the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center and LandEscapes.

‘The power of writing poetry and expressing emotions is so immeasurable’

Grey Kamasz, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2022

From studying abroad in Ireland to becoming editor-in-chief of a literary journal, Noelle Niemeier is determined to prove creative writing is just as important as careers in STEM. “For many writers,...

These are the women that are going to lead us in the future

‘These are the women that are going to lead us in the future’

CHLOE EKSTROM, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2022

Panhellenic leadership has high hopes for these new Panhellenic officers. “The new officers are ready to work, they are so excited and so full of ideas. I have every bit of confidence that this council...

Is cannabis really that bad?

Is cannabis really that bad?

GABRIELLE BOWMAN, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2022

Cannabis is still a controversial topic when it comes to its use in sports, however, many athletes advocate for its use. The topic of cannabis usage has grown in popularity in recent years with athletes...

Sex, Drugs and … Basketball? 

Sex, Drugs and … Basketball? 

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2022

Fast cars and movie stars, I mean the whole nine yards. I guess you could call it “work hard play hard?”  I’d like to tell you about a group of friends, young adults, at the peak of their cultural...

Professor of anthropology studies history of psychoactives

Professor of anthropology studies history of psychoactives

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2022

Whether it is tobacco, cannabis  or even chocolate, anthropology professor Shannon Tushingham has seen it all when it comes to psychoactive drugs. Tushingham has worked at WSU since 2013, her love...

When Rehael Mufti, senior marketing and human resources major, went to school in Britain, she found conversations were more open compared to her own culture.

Students provide cross-cultural perspective on taboos of sex education

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor November 17, 2022

Sex is a subject that can be controversial to some or normal to others, however, Pakistani and Latin cultures have their own ways of approaching this topic.  Born in Pakistan and raised in Dubai,...

Let’s talk about sex (and how to do it safely)

Let’s talk about sex (and how to do it safely)

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen news editor November 17, 2022

College is a time immersed in new experiences and finding ourselves. It is also a time in many people’s lives when they begin having sex. Only 35.2 % of students reported having no sexual partners...

Professor A.J. Millers passion for music began in sixth grade band.

Professor uncovers popularity of History of Rock ‘n’ Roll course

SHANA HUANG, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2022

WSU’s History of Rock 'n' Roll is a popular course, with close to 450 students between two sections enrolling each semester. Also known as Rock Music: History and Social Analysis, the class is taught...

The UGT2B17 enzyme is three to five more times fully expressed in males than females.

Do drugs have different effects on males versus females?

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2022

Bhagwat Prasad’s lab at WSU Spokane is examining drug effects in on males and females to find a correlation between an individual’s characteristics and the way their bodies process drugs. Prasad,...

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