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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

Crimson Group in process of becoming ASWSU committee 

Crimson Group in process of becoming ASWSU committee 

SHEILA JOHNSON January 21, 2022

ASWSU senators approved to refer the Crimson Group to the Internal Committee, where they could be established as an ASWSU programming committee.  The Crimson Group is a student group under Undocumented...

New faces join ASWSU 

New faces join ASWSU 

SHEILA JOHNSON January 14, 2022

ASWSU Senators confirmed five new members during their Wednesday night meeting.  Each candidate explained why they wanted the role and how they were going to make a difference this semester. Business...

The Cougar Food Pantry brought groceries to 126 students over winter break.

Cougar Food Pantry continues growing, feeding students

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2022

The Cougar Food Pantry is thriving in its Compton Union Building location, almost a year since students created the five-dollar fee to support the pantry. The Cougar Food Pantry is led by Shae McCarron,...

Cocoa, cramming study event taking place this week

Cocoa, cramming study event taking place this week

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter December 7, 2021

ASWSU and the Academic Success and Career Center are hosting Cocoa and Cramming, a tutoring event in the middle of dead week.  The event is from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday in the Compton Union Building...

At Terrell Mall, students browse through bins of posters, hoping to find a hidden gem to decorate their dorms and apartments.

Poster sale returns for final week

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief September 13, 2021

WSU students walking along Glenn Terrell Mall have until Sep. 17 to purchase posters, stickers and tapestries from The College Poster Sale Company, which is back in stock and better than ever. The New...

More information on open ASWSU positions can be found on its website.

ASWSU elects several student government officials

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2021

ASWSU Senators elected a new director of student affairs, director of university affairs, director of academic affairs, two freshman delegates and undeclared senator positions during a meeting Wednesday.  Samantha...

Students with questions about ASWSU can visit room 314 in the Compton Union Building.

ASWSU provides community, government involvement

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter August 18, 2021

ASWSU wants to support students' mental health as they transition back to an in-person experience. ASWSU is WSU's student government body, similar to those seen in high schools, ASWSU President Brian...

Board of Regents meeting screenshot

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 Ask Cougs portal is a way to expedite the process of receiving students’ questions and concerns.

ASWSU plans to implement Ask Cougs portal by fall

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

ASWSU’s new portal is under development to increase students’ access to resources and increase transparency and communication between students and the university. Students can submit their concerns...

“Helping people who have been in similar shoes as me is something that I see for myself, said senior sociology major Cristalina Ramirez.

First-generation student breaks boundaries

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief April 28, 2021

Cristalina Ramirez remembers going to the fields in East Wenatchee as a young girl and watching her siblings and mother pick seasonal fruit, whether that was pears, apples, asparagus or cherries. As...

A 2018 survey conducted by Cougar Health Promotion reported 88 percent of WSU undergraduate students felt overwhelmed by their workload and 62 percent felt overwhelming anxiety.

Mental health pass for students in the works

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief April 28, 2021

ASWSU Senators unanimously passed a resolution during a meeting Wednesday calling for the creation of a standardized pass issued by WSU Counseling and Psychological Services to prevent academic penalizations...

WSU senior Samantha Cruz Mendoza said the biggest bill she worked on was Senate Bill 6561, which created an undocumented student financial aid program.

Daughter of DACA recipients makes plans for law school

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

Samantha Cruz Mendoza comes from a family of undocumented individuals but is a U.S. citizen herself. Whenever her family would go to events, they always worried that police or immigration might be there.  “I...

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