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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...

Elayne Rodriguez, a Daily Evergreen reporter, posed during a football game. She was a member of several student groups on campus.

Letter: Learning about the different meanings of life

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter December 6, 2019

As the journey as a WSU student is coming to an end, I have never been so happy to no longer deal with the excessive levels of anxiety, lack of sleep and overthinking from homework, projects and deadlines. Instead,...

Ryan Pugh, a Daily Evergreen photographer, poses with his family during his commencement ceremony in May. He said he began to grow closer to his coworkers and would look forward to the weekend parties where he would spend time with them.

Letter: I will find my way back home

RYAN PUGH, Former photo editor December 6, 2019

I remember the day I left home and made the three-day drive to WSU for the first time. I barely talked to my dad as he drove, I couldn’t stop shaking my legs and I had no idea what I was going to do. I...

Hsing-Han Chen, a Daily Evergreen photographer, says several languages were spoken in his household. He struggled to fit in despite his background, he said.

Evergreen profile: ‘I want to talk about real stories’

Loren Negron, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 6, 2019

Growing up in a multicultural family helped spark Hsing-Han Chen’s interest in journalism and photography, hoping to use them as tools to make an impact in the world around him. Chen was born in Puli,...

Senior Madison Odiorne reflects on the support system provided by WSU Athletics during her time at WSU Monday afternoon in Bohler Gym. “Everything kind of just pushed her back to being a golfer,” Odiorne’s father says.

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...

Graduate student and GPSA Vice President David Silva reflects on his time at WSU, shares his experiences during his time here, and talks about his future plans on Tuesday afternoon in the CUB.

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...

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