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Ask Emma: Who do I ask for a letter of recommendation?

If you're thinking about applying for graduate school, it's more than likely that you'll need to ask a professor or mentor to be a reference. Emma gives tips and tricks on how to go about asking for a recommendation letter.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

September 21, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m applying to graduate school this year. I feel like I am a qualified candidate — except for my letters of recommendation. It isn’t that I don’t get along with people or people don’t like me; I just don’t know any professors from college on a personal level. I’m a good stu...

OPINION: Don’t judge students for taking longer than four years

If you need to, take time off from school and then come back to it

ANTHONY TORCHIA, Evergreen Columnist

March 30, 2020

An academic “victory lap” is the term used to describe the situation where a collegiate student takes additional terms of study beyond the typical four years that undergraduates spend at university. This action often is met with negative sentiments and students that take additional terms are ...

OPINION: WSU’s party rep must change

DAYANA FAIRCHILD, Evergreen columnist

March 25, 2020

In 2002 Playboy magazine published a list of top party schools, WSU took 18th place on the list. In 2009, we rose up to 16th place on Playboy's list. So maybe that's where it started, or perhaps the reputation goes back even further. But WSU's reputation for being a party school still stands stro...

WSU cancels Mom’s Weekend, other university events

WSU cancels Mom's Weekend, other university events

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2020

WSU canceled a number of university events in response to COVID-19 and Gov. Jay Inslee’s ban on social gatherings of more than 250 people in some counties. Here is a list of canceled and postponed events as well as some that are still happening as of March 14: Canceled: Mom’s Weekend ...

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