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Board of Regents approve 2.5 percent tuition increase, discuss vaccine mandate


The WSU Board of Regents approved a 2.5 percent tuition increase for the 2021-2022 academic year, WSU Athletics budget revisions and the establishment of new master’s degree programs during their two-day...

The new budget means that athletics will receive $35.6 million in external funding through general university bonds.

Board of Regents approve athletics budget

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter May 8, 2021

During a meeting Friday, the Board of Regents unanimously voted to approve WSU Athletics' revisions to the fiscal year 2021 revised budget, the proposed fiscal year 2022 budget and a proposal...

Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 4, 2021

Whitman County will stay in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan for at least the next two weeks.  All counties in Washington will remain in their current phases as part of a “two...

By passing the new wildland fire ecology and management course, students can receive the Red Card Certification from the National Wildlife Coordinating Group.

New wildland fire course teaches fire management

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2021

The WSU School of the Environment announced the release of a new course for the fall 2021 semester called SOE 492: wildland fire ecology and management. Mark Swanson, associate professor in WSU’s...

Senior Mitch Jacobson placed second in the high jump last week at the Oregon Relays with a height of 2.09 meters.

Track team splits up between Spokane and Fresno

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2021

The WSU track and field team will be split into two groups once again, with many athletes going to Spokane to participate in the Buc Scoring hosted by Whitworth University, and the others boarding a plane...

54 teams competed for the 2021 Bateman Case Study Competition.

WSU students received honorable mention for national public relations competition

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2021

A team of four WSU students are awaiting their score sheets after their public relations campaign won an honorable mention for the 2021 Bateman Case Study Competition.  Emily Harris, Bateman competition...

The WSU baseball team will have a three-game series against Oregon followed by a single game against Seattle U.

Weekly viewing guide: April 30-May 6

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2021

Get ready to head into finals week with WSU sports as the Cougars look to wind down the 2020-21 sports seasons with the beginning of their final month of activities. Friday, April 30 All-day —...

Megan Guido completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Idaho before moving to Seattle for a master’s degree in public administration.

Thirty-year Pullman resident will run for City Council seat

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 30, 2021

Pullman resident Megan Guido moved here from Brooklyn, New York in fifth grade. In the 30 years she has spent in Pullman, she never expected she would be living in the same house she grew up in. Guido...

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 photo editor 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, Evergreen deputy photo editor 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 social media 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...

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