The Daily Evergreen

Emma Ledbetter has been the social media and engagement editor since fall 2019 and is a junior microbiology major from Newcastle, WA. Emma started working for The Daily Evergreen in fall 2018 and previously served as Mint editor. She hopes to pursue a career in science communication and loves covering research. Emma can be contacted via email at

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen social media and engagement editor

Nov 20, 2020
Division of Student Affairs lays off 19 employees (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
Handy wins County Commissioner 2 seat (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
WSU asks students to stay home after Thanksgiving break (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
Recipe: Mom’s Chicken Soup (Story)
Nov 16, 2020
Ask Emma: How do I build community as an RA? (Story)
Nov 15, 2020
Inslee imposes new COVID-19 restrictions for four weeks (Story)
Nov 14, 2020
Handy continues to hold slight lead over Kinzer (Story)
Nov 13, 2020
In-person sporting events could increase COVID-19 transmission (Story)
Nov 12, 2020
Family, friends of Sam Martinez commemorate his life one year after death (Story)
Nov 11, 2020
WSU rolls out spring COVID-19 testing plan (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
Parents, students rally for reopening Pullman schools (Story)
Nov 09, 2020
Ask Emma: I can’t make up my mind (Story)
Nov 05, 2020
Creating an Alzheimer’s treatment (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
Whitman County releases initial election results (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
Ask Emma: I can’t stay awake (Story)
Oct 30, 2020
Honors College hosts president, provost for virtual town hall (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
WSU announces virtual fall commencement (Story)
Oct 26, 2020
Services and Activities fee reduced by $25 (Story)
Oct 26, 2020
Ask Emma: I got ghosted (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
Services and Activities fee committee to decide allocation reductions, receive student feedback (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
Professors design novel process for recycling drywall (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
Ask Emma: How do I stop this text conversation? (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
‘I see the world through a science lens’ (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
Get your ‘spooky’ on this weekend (Story)
Oct 14, 2020
Semi-truck collides with Pullman restaurant (Story)
Oct 12, 2020
Interior design student wins competition for COVID-friendly space (Story)
Oct 12, 2020
Ask Emma: I failed a test (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
WSU holds hearing for live-in policy changes (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
Ways to improve your mental health amid the covid-19 pandemic (Story)
Oct 05, 2020
Alumni work to improve productivity of African farming (Story)
Oct 05, 2020
Ask Emma: What are some COVID-safe date ideas? (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
100 years later: Another pandemic hits (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
WSU lab in Kenya to focus on East Coast fever (Story)
Sep 28, 2020
Ask Emma: I need tips to break up the monotony (Story)
Sep 28, 2020
Researchers test liquid hydrogen as potential green fuel source (Story)
Sep 21, 2020
Ask Emma: Who do I ask for a letter of recommendation? (Story)
Sep 20, 2020
Political group hosts First Amendment rally in Pullman (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
Increased activity linked to more stress during early stages of pandemic, study finds (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
WSU students’ attempt to return to normal is ‘fueling the epidemic’ (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
English professor draws inspiration from natural world, water for poetry (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
Ask Emma: I need a better work-life balance (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
Gov. Jay Inslee visits campus, discusses COVID-19 (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
Ask Emma: How do I celebrate my birthday during a pandemic? (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
Eleven research ponies recover from equine influenza (Story)
Sep 04, 2020
New WSU research center in Kenya will provide diagnostic testing, vaccines (Story)
Sep 03, 2020
WSU student tests Styrofoam-eating mealworms as protein source (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
Former provost’s termination was not gender-based, investigation finds (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
Ask Emma: How do I study for college exams? (Story)
Aug 28, 2020
WSU tree researchers attempt to prevent Little Cherry Disease (Story)
Aug 27, 2020
POCCMB creates space for students, musicians of color (Story)
Aug 27, 2020
Farmers see high crop yield, lower selling rates (Story)
Aug 26, 2020
App may help asthma patients during wildfire season (Story)
Aug 24, 2020
Ask Emma: What should I do about my apartment? (Story)
Aug 22, 2020
Officials urge students to follow COVID-19 restrictions after 30 individuals test positive (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Parents of Sam Martinez sue WSU, Alpha Tau Omega, fraternity members (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Catch friends, not COVID (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Café Moro will close doors soon (Story)
Aug 13, 2020
‘Cancel COVID’ campaign to educate about preventative practices (Story)
Aug 13, 2020
COVID-19 case total in Whitman County rises to 127 (Story)
Aug 10, 2020
Weekend COVID-19 cases bring Whitman County’s total to 122 (Story)
Aug 07, 2020
Whitman County’s total COVID-19 cases increases to 114 (Story)
Aug 04, 2020
Whitman County’s COVID-19 case total reaches 95 (Story)
Jul 20, 2020
Ask Emma: What if I can’t pass my online classes? (Story)
Jul 13, 2020
Ask Emma: How do I make friends with online classes? (Story)
Jul 06, 2020
New COVID-19 cases in Whitman County bring total to 46 (Story)
Jul 06, 2020
County reaches 43 confirmed COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jul 06, 2020
Ask Emma: How do I escape the friendzone? (Story)
Jul 03, 2020
Bacterial compound may treat entire class of parasites (Story)
Jul 03, 2020
Two new patients test positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Jul 01, 2020
Whitman County reaches 39 positive COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 29, 2020
WSU students react to US Supreme Court’s DACA ruling (Story)
Jun 29, 2020
Plant protein may help researchers understand drought resilience (Story)
Jun 29, 2020
Ask Emma: I want to get a dog (Story)
Jun 26, 2020
One new COVID-19 case; one patient hospitalized (Story)
Jun 26, 2020
Pullman Police to enforce mask mandate with education, warnings (Story)
Jun 26, 2020
Palouse Writers Festival showcases local authors (Story)
Jun 26, 2020
County’s number of COVID-19 cases increases to 35 (Story)
Jun 24, 2020
One COVID-19 case reclassified; total decreases to 33 (Story)
Jun 24, 2020
WSU cancels August in-person commencement (Story)
Jun 24, 2020
Washington mask mandate starts Friday (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Two new individuals test positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
WSU researchers test environmental samples for coronavirus genetic material (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Five bacterial proteins could be used for vaccine in cattle (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Whitman County hits 32 COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Ask Emma: How do I know if I’ve found ‘the one’? (Story)
Jun 19, 2020
Kenworthy sells over 34,000 videos in collection (Story)
Jun 19, 2020
DIY: Create friendship bracelets (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
COVID-19 case count surpasses 30 (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
Survey finds pandemic strengthens bonds between humans, pets (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
Ask Emma: Should I pursue my passion? (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
Science Explained: How do allergies work? (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
Confirmed case count reaches 29 in Whitman County (Story)
Jun 12, 2020
Whitman County reaches 28 COVID-19 cases (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
Science Explained: How do vaccines work? (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
Most remaining businesses now open in Phase 3 (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
WSU announces updates to fall instruction (Story)
Jun 08, 2020
Health officials release details about six recent COVID-19 patients (Story)
Jun 08, 2020
Researchers use math, computers to model spread of COVID-19 (Story)
Jun 08, 2020
Ask Emma: I don’t know what to expect if I start school in the fall (Story)
Jun 05, 2020
Researchers study how often household pets contract COVID-19 (Story)
Jun 05, 2020
WSU’s Bear Center builds new cave (Story)
May 31, 2020
Ask Emma: I broke my foot and can’t do any of my summer plans (Story)
May 31, 2020
Local farmers markets still open despite COVID-19 restrictions (Story)
May 27, 2020
Grocery Outlet scheduled to open in September (Story)
May 27, 2020
Science Explained: Why is hand washing more effective than using hand sanitizer? (Story)
May 27, 2020
Local hospital reopens all services (Story)
May 27, 2020
Whitman County COVID-19 case count reaches 20 (Story)
May 26, 2020
Grassroots organization connects volunteers with neighbors in need (Story)
May 26, 2020
Ask Emma: How do I cure summer boredom? (Story)
May 20, 2020
Officers respond to apparent suicide at Sunnyside Park (Story)
May 20, 2020
Hospital requires patients to have doctor’s order for COVID-19 testing (Story)
May 20, 2020
Faculty, staff told to prepare for 10 percent budget cut (Story)
May 20, 2020
Town hall prepares for increase in on-site research (Story)
May 20, 2020
Whitman County hits 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (Story)
May 18, 2020
WSU graduate ‘shines’ academically, outside of class (Story)
May 18, 2020
Ask Emma: I don’t know what to do this summer (Story)
May 18, 2020
Chemistry department now using take-home lab kits (Story)
May 15, 2020
WSU officials address COVID-19 concerns in online town hall (Story)
May 15, 2020
Whitman County approved to enter Phase 2 (Story)
May 15, 2020
New COVID-19 case confirmed in Whitman County (Story)
May 13, 2020
Neill’s Coffee and Ice Cream to replace Daily Grind on Main Street (Story)
May 13, 2020
Whitman County submits waiver for Safe Start Washington Phase 2 (Story)
May 11, 2020
Ask Emma: I need some relationship advice (Story)
May 11, 2020
Whitman County in Phase 1 of ‘Safe Start Washington’ (Story)
May 08, 2020
WSU develops its own hand sanitizer (Story)
May 08, 2020
Changes to Executive Policy 15 increase accessibility, protections (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Cougs in Space prepare satellite (Story)
Apr 24, 2020
‘Cancer therapy is a heartbreaker’ (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
Book review: ‘Educated’ by Tara Westover (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
Stay-Home order may last longer than May 4, Inslee says (Story)
Apr 21, 2020
15 positive cases in Whitman County (Story)
Apr 21, 2020
Ask Emma: I’m worried about my daughter (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
Vulnerability index examines factors contributing to COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
Locals use 3D printing, laser cutting to make medical supplies (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
Easy DIY face mask (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
Ask Emma: ‘I’m worried about failing my classes’ (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
Another patient tested positive for COVID-19, 10 others have recovered (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Ask Emma: Meet the writer (Story)
Apr 13, 2020
S&A fee committee expects decrease in revenue (Story)
Apr 11, 2020
Students plan virtual 5K for Lauren McCluskey Foundation (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
Four Whitman County COVID-19 patients recover (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
Crafters sew masks for hospital workers, others in Pullman area (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
Health officials complete contact tracing for first 11 COVID-19 patients (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
Confirmed COVID-19 cases reach double digits (Story)
Mar 30, 2020
Eight cases of COVID-19 in Whitman County (Story)
Mar 28, 2020
Confirmed case count rises to five in Whitman County (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
Teenage female tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
Pullman first responders prepare for COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
Fine Arts student adapts thesis for changing times (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
WSU postpones May commencement (Story)
Mar 24, 2020
Grub Hunt: Takeout, stay home edition (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
WSU alerts students of positive COVID-19 tests (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
Inslee announces statewide “stay-at-home” order (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
Second COVID-19 case confirmed (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
Many spring events canceled, postponed in wake of COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 22, 2020
First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Whitman County (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
WSU students asked to remain at permanent residence (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
Pullman Public Schools close for six weeks (Story)
Mar 14, 2020
ASWSU, GPSA call for moratorium on evictions, utility shut-offs (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Viral movement: Coronavirus spreads through infected droplets (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
WSU Pullman moves classes online for rest of semester, cancels Mom’s Weekend (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Introduction to studying abroad (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
WSU campus transition to online classes following spring break (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Mar 10, 2020
Wellness Wednesday to focus on migraines, menstruation (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Time for Thai: Phikun’s restaurant review (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
Women’s golf competes in Cali (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Couple hosts bowling tournament for animals, cancer foundation (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Shot K9 returns to Moses Lake with honor procession (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Giving more than they take: Pullman Firefighters go beyond the call of duty (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Local Daoists run organic farm, teaching hermitage (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
University of Idaho hosts weekend of jazz (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Professor’s experience in Chile inspires research (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Swing into spring with Moscow dancing group (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Humane society hosts fundraiser for shelter pets (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
Grub Hunt: Italian restaurant serves homemade classics (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
A real swingin’ Valentine’s dance (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Treat yourself this Valentine’s Day (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
English chair teaches with personal touch (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Valentine guide to flowers (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Cougars defeat Cougars, lose to Spartans (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
Ballet company promotes kindness (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
Golfers prepare for upcoming matches (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Mint book club: February 2020 (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
An adventure in music (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Hospital addresses spread of coronavirus (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Fibrous art display will leave Moscow soon (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
East Coast Swing in an Idaho city (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Women’s golf opens 2020 with friendly competition (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Pacifica Quartet will play at the University of Idaho (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Bibliophiles, food enthusiasts gather at book clubs (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Banff Mountain Film Festival will return to Pullman (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Amber’s Grooming Salon offers holistic approach to pet care (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
Bucer’s offers coffee, beer and live music (Story)
Jan 13, 2020
Layout Reborn (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Psychology department ‘crumbles’ after allegations of misconduct (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Music professor uses unique ability for choral conducting (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Sorority hosts talent event with mix of art styles (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Masquerade supports fire department (Story/Media)
Nov 07, 2019
Second Friday Swing kicks the weekend into action (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Paradox covers music for everyone’s taste (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Black Student Union president found her voice in activism (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Girls just want to have fun at Pullman High School’s ‘Emma’ (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
SATIRE: How to stay safe during Halloween (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Polls for pet photo contest close Saturday (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
Howl-O-Ween event raises money to save pets (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
Animals of the Night unite (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
‘Animals of the Night’ educates children (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Only treats for these furry friends (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Professor uses still images to bring water rights to life (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
WSU professor will read your fortune at Haunted Palouse (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Director of ‘Nightfall’ wants to give Poe his happy ending (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Music school welcomes new jazz guitar faculty member (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Locals, visitors race for campus safety (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Letter from the editor: Pulling back the curtain this semester (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Mutts strut their stuff for pet park (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Dog park has annual festival (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Local music group combines odd instruments (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
Choreographer brings dancers together (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
Recital to showcase complex pieces (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Volunteer firefighter training heats up (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
40 years of Cougar football, friendship (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Hip-hop dance group forms bonds, entertains (Story)
Aug 21, 2019
Music professor retires after three decades (Story)
Aug 19, 2019
Lentil Festival brings residents together (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
Welcome to People of the Palouse (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
People of the Palouse: Retired public land manager chooses Pullman (Story)
Apr 12, 2019
Jim Gaffigan will entertain with situational humor (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Letter from the Mint editor: Celebrate mom’s weekend with simple activities (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Letter from the mint editor: People of the Palouse will showcase stories (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
Letter from the Mint editor: Treat pre-spring blues with sandals, music, events (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
Ku-Ah-Mah will host powwow this weekend (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Letter from the Mint editor: Avoid inevitable snowy death this winter (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
Pullman date ideas make unique memories (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Letter from the Mint editor: Communicate openly for your relationship’s sake (Story)
Jan 31, 2019
Letter from the Mint editor: ‘Full send’ lifestyle is for college students (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Letter from the Mint editor: Never look at creepy dolls (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Researchers advance in plant breeding efforts (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
New exhibit displays must-see art for variety of viewers (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
Letter from the Mint editor: Writing the perfect column (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
Letter from the Mint editor: Brush your teeth with Mint, let our content make you ‘woke’ (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
Films, operas showing at Kenworthy this week (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Writing doesn’t have to be so dreadful (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Program educates students about oppression (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Quirks, rumors about buildings on campus (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Are romance novels trash or not? (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Grammer performance highlights Coug spirit (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Chance to hear ‘Back Home’ live (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Get cultured during Dad’s Weekend (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Christmas music is overrated (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Tips on how to become a decent human being (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
PDA: Leave room for Jesus (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Ditch spooky boos, hello ‘Doctor Who’ (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Cultural Center more than turtle shell roof (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Music on Main: Paradox cover band (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
Poets are more than just a big ball of emotions (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Common Reading “Soonish,” not just for STEM (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Prominence of math in art, still relevant (Story)
Aug 28, 2018
WSU should make foreign languages a UCORE requirement (Story)
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