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

The support in my life

The support in my life

Thank you for spending a portion of the past 20 years of your life to help provide me with the opportunity to study journalism at WSU and write for this publication.For every article I write, newspaper...

To the moon and back

To the moon and back

Thanks for teaching me so many valuable life lessons. The most important one of them all: to always be yourself.You’ve taught me that no matter what, no one person is better than the other, and there...

The heart grows fonder

The heart grows fonder

Mama Peg,Thank you for always being on my team. No matter what conflict arises, you are always there to step up to bat for me. While part of this could be due to the thrill of pissing people off, it’s...

A real-life angel

A real-life angel

I challenge you to find someone who doesn’t love my mom. Don’t worry, I’ll wait.She is the kindest, most generous and overall best person I know. Over the years I’ve been suspicious that some of...

So many jokes shared

So many jokes shared

When I was a little girl, I could have easily won the award for “most headstrong and passive-aggressive child ever.” My mom was often the one who would have to try to bend my iron will, and on many...

My greatest confidant

MADELINE BRAUN | Mint reporter April 7, 2017

Here is how incredible my mother is: Summer Braun let me leave the country, move to a foreign nation, live with a host family she would never meet, and navigate on my own for an entire year studying abroad...

An inspiration to all

An inspiration to all

By putting others before herself, no one has been a bigger inspiration to me than my mother, Julie Siefkes.My mom, a librarian at Creekside Elementary School, has made it her mission to do what she can...

I’m proud of you, Mom

You’re the crazy lady I tell stories about to my friends. You’re the constant planner and organizer who rarely stays with the same plan for more than a week. You stalked me when I traveled abroad and...

Missing your company

There were few moments in my life when I did not appreciate you.To say you have had the biggest influence on my life would be an understatement, and I am pretty sure you are the reason I have any manners.During...

Our rockstar

You are a rockstar.I am left in awe when I realize what you had to deal with while raising my sisters and I. You single-handedly turned the three of us into who we are today, each a completely different...

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