The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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

Former news editor Jayce Carral spent 10 semesters, including summers, at The Daily Evergreen.

A delayed but heartfelt goodbye

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

An old basement owns half my heart.  I didn’t expect to feel so many emotions for a newspaper. I was hired by chance freshman year during fall 2018. I was new to town — to the state and even...

Senior Olivia Hayden will graduate this spring with a degree in biochemistry.

Senior biochemist finds Cougar family in Air Force ROTC, research community

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor April 28, 2022

Olivia Hayden lifts a 40-pound bag of sand over her shoulders, preparing to walk from Pullman to Moscow alongside her brother and the rest of Air Force ROTC Detachment 905.  At around 3:30 a.m., she...

Senior Jacqui Thomasson credits her experiences at The Daily Evergreen with her passion for journalism.

To the Evergreen: Thank you for the lime green chairs, countless memories

JACQUI THOMASSON, Evergreen chief layout editor April 28, 2022

If it weren’t for the Evergreen, I wouldn’t be graduating with two degrees right now. Shortly after I drove for several days with the car loaded down and melted while moving everything into my dorm...

Senior Ally Pang will graduate this semester with degrees in multimedia journalism and creative writing.

LandEscapes editor-in-chief aims to pursue journalism in Seattle

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

Whether it is a work of fiction, a news story or a poem, Ally Pang has always loved writing — but now, after May, it will be time for her to pursue her passion outside of school. Pang, senior multimedia...

None of this would be possible without our hardworking writers and editors and our eager readers. Hopefully you enjoy the final edition of the 2021-22 school year.

Letter from the Editor: Acknowledgements

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor April 28, 2022

It has always been my opinion that no person exists in a vacuum. Each and every one of us is a mosaic of the souls we have ever crossed paths with, all mixed and mashed into a beautiful and new unique...

Senior Brianna Knode will graduate this spring with degrees in chemistry and genetics and cell biology.

Chemistry, genetics major to research cancer biology at Cornell

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

Brianna Knode initially considered WSU as a safety school when she was applying to colleges four years ago. She toured the Pullman campus out of convenience, only to fall in love with the friendly environment...

Political science major Jelani Christopher was instrumental in establishing the Cougar Food Pantry during his time on the ASWSU Senate.

Former ASWSU Senator joins Teach for America

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

Jelani Christopher has been learning the ins and outs of student government at WSU, with hopes to eventually influence widespread change in the U.S. government.  Christopher, senior political science...

(From left to right) Emma Ledbetter, Alex McCollum and Abby Davis celebrate their awards received during The Daily Evergreens last staff meeting of the semester.

From the news desk: editors bid farewell


As the semester draws to a close, Evergreen news editors Alex McCollum, Abby Davis and Emma Ledbetter wish to share parting words as they move on to their next adventures. Alex McCollum I’m wrapping...

When Aydan Garland-Miner is not doing activism work, she is often reading nonfiction.

Founder of WSU PERIOD graduates, hopes to continue activism

PUNEET BSANTI April 28, 2022

During a Zoom call on May 3, 2021, Aydan Garland-Miner and members of the Washington State for Menstrual Equity Coalition watched Gov. Jay Inslee sign House Bill 1273 into law. Emotions ran high as everybody...

College is not over yet for graduating senior, Sandi Kobiesa. She will be working toward her doctorate at WSU starting in the fall.

It’s not goodbye

SANDI KOBIESA, Editor-in-chief April 28, 2022

As I sit here in the newsroom today for our last spring semester production, I can't help but feel a little sad. The time flew by with this semester's editorial staff, and the connections that were made...

Senior Abby Davis will graduate this semester with degrees in Journalism and Media Production and Strategic Communication.

Broadcast major explores passion for journalism through Serbia trip, The Daily Evergreen

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor April 28, 2022

Editor’s Note: The reporter, Liam Connors, worked with Abby Davis for one semester at The Daily Evergreen. In Serbia, journalists are often put in far more dangerous situations than their U.S. counterparts....

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