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Grad letter: 'I would be lying if I said leaving here wasn’t going to hurt'

Grad letter: ‘I would be lying if I said leaving here wasn’t going to hurt’

OLIVER MCKENNA, Evergreen Web Editor, Photojournalist April 29, 2021

I’ll admit it: I have tried writing and rewriting this letter many times this semester, but I always feel like what I write doesn’t do justice to my experience here at the Evergreen. I’ve been on...

Deputy photo editor Olivia Wolf found a second family in The Daily Evergreen.

Grad letter: ‘This paper has been a safe haven, a home away from home’

OLIVIA WOLF, Photojournalist April 29, 2021

Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. As I graduate in a little over a week, my time at The Daily Evergreen will come to a close. When I first came to WSU, I was incredibly shy, quiet,...

WSU senior Alana Lackner started working for The Daily Evergreen after attending the newspaper’s open house event.

Grad letter: ‘I’m proud to be graduating an Evergreener’

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen managing editor April 29, 2021

Spring semester of my freshman year was rough. I was living in a dorm with a roommate I didn’t get along with, going to classes I didn’t like and spending all of my free time watching TV I didn’t...

Madysen McLain, Evergreen social media and engagement editor, would like to thank the student newspaper staff and her family for supporting her ideas — no matter how far-fetched they may seem.

Grad letter: Saying goodbye doesn’t mean leaving forever

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 29, 2021

As the tassels turn on May 8, I will be considered a WSU alumna. I will virtually say goodbye to friends at The Daily Evergreen and peers from other WSU organizations I have been involved in. My love...

Grad Letter: Web editor helped develop a more accessible digital presence

Grad Letter: Web editor helped develop a more accessible digital presence

SHANE PETRUS, Evergreen web editor April 29, 2021

I’ve worn many hats as a communications student at Washington State, and navigating an education with a professional life in the Murrow College is something so vital to creatives studying here in the...

Former editor-in-chief prepares to leave WSU and is thankful for her experience at the Evergreen.

Grad letter: Former editor bids farewell, joins ranks of Evergreen alumni

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

This time one year ago, I was readying myself for the end of one of the strangest semesters of college I experienced. As editor-in-chief at the time, many of my decisions came from consulting with past...

Grad letter: 'Mi communidad Latina embraced me wherever I went'

Grad letter: ‘Mi communidad Latina embraced me wherever I went’

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen managing editor April 29, 2021

This is surely not the graduation any of us pictured. When I was a young girl, I imagined a grown-up version of myself walking carefully to the graduate stage to receive my diploma. My parents would be...

Miranda Gooler, senior advertising major, led potential WSU sorority members through recruitment as a Rho Gamma.

Panhellenic leader welcomes new Greek members

ANNIE HAGER December 10, 2020

As a first-generation student, senior Miranda Gooler found her place within WSU as a member of the Panhellenic Council. Gooler, majoring in advertising with a minor in business and administration,...

Ask Emma gives advice to those who want to live in apartment this year. You can find a place through WSU Free & For Sale pages, as well as Reddit.

Ask Emma: What should I do about my apartment?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief August 24, 2020

Dear Emma, Hello! With all of the troubles going on with WSU announcing the move to online classes, I am struggling quite a bit with my apartment situation. Thinking ahead of time, I applied for an...

Thinh Tran reached out to his roommates, friends and professors to create the History of Medicine Club, which he started in fall 2019.

Students connect medical history to today’s practice

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor August 24, 2020

Thinh Tran grew up in a family centered around business, but he decided to go a different route. Tran, senior molecular biology major, saw his family practitioner when he was younger and realized that...

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

CURTIS COHEN and SEAN DOSTER August 17, 2020

Dear Class of 2024, We couldn’t be happier to welcome you into the Cougar family, even in the middle of challenging times. Coug alumni everywhere will tell you that once you’re a Coug, you will...

President Mailari Munoz said she felt like an outcast before joining the Kappa Delta Chi multicultural sorority at WSU.

‘Home to me means being with my sisters’

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter August 17, 2020

When Mailari Munoz gets a good grade and posts about it on Snapchat, she can expect her sorority sisters to swipe up and send her congratulatory messages. After transferring to WSU when she was 21, Munoz...

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