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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...

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

A delayed but heartfelt goodbye

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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...

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 27, 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 27, 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...

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