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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

Hicks clears the 2.05-meter bar at the WSU-UW dual meet at Mooberry Track on April 22,2022.

Daylon’s Daily: finishing on a high note

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

WSU hosted University of Washington last weekend for the first dual meet in Pullman since 2018.  It felt strange not having to wake up for an early flight or practice, but I was not as ecstatic as...

Daylon Hicks jumps over the 6-foot-4 bar on Jan. 14 at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: the future life holds

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2022

As the year comes to an end, I really feel this may have been the hardest year yet. Transitioning from online classes back to in-person classes was a weird experience for me because I was used to...

Weed has a storied history in sports, often the culprit of athlete suspensions.

Weed’s bumpy history in sports

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 14, 2022

Cannabis and sports have a complicated history grounded in prejudice and privilege. At the forefront of this conversation is the situation of Sha'Carri Richardson, the American sprinter who was not...

MLB and NBA have stopped testing for weed, are other sports next?

Current NCAA weed policies

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2022

Cannabis is becoming an integrated part of the lives of many college students. Until recently, the NCAA policies on cannabis have been strict and harsh. In 2014, the policy for testing positive for...

The big question: in legal states, why are athletes unable to smoke weed?

Weed’s legal, what’s the fuss?

BRANSON VIRGEN, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2022

In February, the Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports shocked the college sports world when they modified the policies regarding cannabis testing for NCAA student-athletes.  While...

Athletes can smoke weed to help with recovery after games

Weed in sports: does it belong?

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2022

People have different perceptions about weed and its place in society, but what about its place in sports? In your youth, you may have been taught by your parents or in school that doing any drug,...

Daylon Hicks prepares to jump at the Hayward Premiere in Eugene, Ore. on April 2.

Daylon’s Daily: controlled chaos

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 7, 2022

Entering the week of the Hayward Premiere, my mind was cluttered from the frustrations of the Baldy Castillo Invitational. As I placed dead last, I felt out of tune the whole week and I could not figure...

Hicks prepares to jump at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: two sides of the same coin

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2022

With the indoor season out of the way, I can finally focus on the outdoor season. You may ask, “what’s the difference, you still jump either way,” and to that, I agree with you; however, the...

Daylon Hicks jumps over the 6-foot-4 bar on Jan. 14 at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: the season finale 

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter March 3, 2022

Difficult — the main word to describe my 2021-22 indoor season. From dealing with a toe injury throughout the season to losing my groove, this is the meet I was anxious for the most. Going into the...

Hicks prepares to jump at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: 6-feet-7-inches: the numbers that changed everything

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 24, 2022

With practice and preparation comes confidence. After last week’s meet ended in a way that affected me both mentally and physically, I knew I needed a change in the way I approach my daily life. This...

Hicks prepares to jump during an indoor track meet on Jan. 14 at the Podium in Spokane, Wash.

Daylon’s Daily: Dealing with injury

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 10, 2022

Dealing with an injury in life is never easy. As a kid, I did not have too many injuries aside from two; a TV fell on my foot as a child, and I cut my big toe open while doing volunteer work. I proved...

WSU wide receivers Donovan Ollie (6) and Calvin Jackson Jr. (8) celebrate after scoring a touchdown during a game against the University of Arizona at Martin Stadium, Nov. 19, 2021.

Top five recruits coming to the Palouse

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter February 4, 2022

On National Signing Day, WSU football head coach Jake Dickert and his coaching staff added 10 players to the roster - nine new freshmen and a transfer. Everyone has had their chance to break down the group...

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