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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

Those grieving their pets made ribbons to commemorate their lost pets, Jan. 6, in Pullman, Wash.

Celebration of Life allows students, community members to reflect on animals lost recently


The School of Veterinary Medicine hosted a Celebration of Life Saturday for community members who lost a pet in the past year.  After walking into the building, community members were directed to...

Dog and owner at the 5k Fun Run and Walk

Pet-friendly 5k to take place this weekend with hope of better weather

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief June 21, 2023

The 11th annual pet-friendly 5k Fun Run and Walk, hosted by the Humane Society of the Palouse, is being held Saturday. The race starts at 9 a.m.  Saturday at the Moscow Intermodal Transit Center...

An adult and young Great Horned Owl sit in a tree outside Bustad Hall, March 30, Pullman, Wash.

Owls well that ends well

MASON MARON April 27, 2023

In the cool of the evening, as students return to their dorms and campus quiets down, a family of local residents gets ready to start their day: The Great Horned Owls. These birds are found throughout...

Josie Goodrich and Keeper after their last college rodeo together.

Cougar Cowgirl: Hesa real easy Keeper

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor April 20, 2023

My love for rodeo can be accredited to many things … it could be the fact that the moment I was born I was traveling to rodeos with my mom and dad, or that my brother and I grew up riding horses together,...

Sometimes all you need to show some love is a preen and a pebble

Love in the Animal Kingdom

MASON MARON February 8, 2023

For some couples, buying chocolates is enough to say 'I love you.' For others, a pebble will suffice. With the approaching warm weather being ideal conditions for many animals to raise their young,...

Cubs often learn how to hunt from their mother.

Parents of the Palouse

ISABELLE BUSCH, Evergreen reporter, columnist March 31, 2022

Parents’ Weekend is just a day away. Whether your parents are visiting this weekend or waiting for a slightly less crowded one, this weekend is the perfect time to appreciate all they do for you. It...

Gray squirrel tracks adorning the snow in front of Eastlick Hall on Jan. 27.

Who made that print?

ISABELLE BUSCH, Evergreen reporter, columnist February 3, 2022

Winter is a wonderful time of the year for hiking because snow is a superb tracking medium. Tracks are hard to miss in snow and are often well preserved. Many species on campus leave distinctive tracks....

A female fox squirrel eats maple seeds off of a tree on the Pullman WSU Campus, Monday, May 3, 2021.

Wildlife of the Week: fox squirrel

MASON MARON January 13, 2022

The fox squirrel is a species familiar to almost every WSU student, whether they know it or not. The famous (and sometimes infamous) “campus squirrels” are this species, and one of the only squirrels...

A human cell infected with Brucella abortus bacteria (red) that multiply within their intracellular niche (green).

Removal of Brucellosis protein combats bacterial infection

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter December 2, 2021

WSU researchers discovered that the removal of a protein could help combat an infectious disease called Brucellosis.  Brucellosis is a livestock disease that can be transmitted to humans through...

Peaches the pony is being held by a metal sling as she recovers from her paralyzing injury.

Peaches the pony perseveres through injury

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 28, 2021

It took 10 weeks, but the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital helped a paraplegic miniature pony regain some of her mobility again. Peaches, a 15-year-old miniature pony, developed a spinal cord injury...

Whoo, whoo, is that? Rose Smetana is holding Sprite, WSU Raptor Club’s resident male great horned owl.

Have a happy owl-oween!

ISABELLE BUSCH, Evergreen reporter, columnist October 27, 2021

Poem by Isabelle Busch Flaming yellow eyes deliver a piercing stare, Fluffed, horn-like tufts at the ready to flare. A sharp beak emits a threatening hiss, What kind of frightening creature...

Maddie, a 13-year-old lab mix, is instructed to walk on the underwater treadmill.

A dog’s recovery through a ruff time

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

Maddie, a 13-year-old lab mix, obtained a fracture in her elbow as a puppy. Her elbow healed, but she later developed arthritis. Thanks to the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Maddie’s quality of life...

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