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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...

‘No worries’ attitude, hard work helped senior graduate on time

‘No worries’ attitude, hard work helped senior graduate on time

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

After graduating from a high school that no longer exists, creative writing major Morgan Hostettler looks forward to having a diploma that will last. “Transience” seems to be a theme in Hostettler’s life. He’s changed places and majors enough times to make a grocery list of each. Born in the...

Senior uses past leadership positions to prepare for future

Senior uses past leadership positions to prepare for future

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

Rhea Gonzaga, senior political science major, has held several leadership positions throughout her career at WSU. She said she loves programming and providing opportunities for people to come together. Two years ago, Rhea said, she helped put on the Pacific Northwest Collegiate Leadership Conference,...

Cougar tennis seniors looks back on time in Pullman

Cougar tennis seniors looks back on time in Pullman

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

As WSU tennis wraps up after the NCAA’s are over, Cougar seniors Aneta Miksovska (2015-19) and Tiffany Mylonas (2017-19) will hang up their rackets. Every season, one of the hardest things for the players and coaches to do is to say goodbye to their seniors. Thanking them for their time as players, inspirations, and frie...

Business senior pursues teaching position in underserved area

Business senior pursues teaching position in underserved area

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

A Carson College of Business student awaits graduation at WSU so she can begin a new life in South Carolina. Hailey Modin, senior business entrepreneurship major, said she will move to Charlotte, North Carolina to work as a member for the Teach For America Corporation. Hailey said the corporation...

Fond memories of my time spent at WSU

Fond memories of my time spent at WSU

TAYLOR SHEWCHUK, WSU Graduate

May 3, 2019

Dear Washington State University, thank you. Thank you for the very best days of my life and some of the very worst. Thank you for shaping nervous, homesick freshman me into the strong, confident — and now educated — young woman I am today. Thank you for introducing me to my closest friends. Thank...

Expressing pride for The Daily Evergreen

Expressing pride for The Daily Evergreen

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

After three years, six semesters, 27 months or approximately 810 days, you’d think I’d have tried to work my way up the chain of command at The Daily Evergreen. Instead, I remained happily as a reporter and columnist, never completing one page of layout or assigning anyone a story. My legacy,...

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,”...

Discovering new worlds, taking up new challenges

Discovering new worlds, taking up new challenges

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

Before joining The Daily Evergreen, I was completely unaware how many buildings WSU has on its Pullman Campus. This seems like a silly statement, but I was also unaware of how many amazing and talented people worked in those hidden buildings. Writing for The Daily Evergreen, I have had the pleasure...

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