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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

LaCours book, Yerba Buena, in the Bundy Reading Room, April 13.

Banned book author Nina LaCour visits WSU

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 19, 2023

Author Nina LaCour is not afraid to honestly address emotionally heavy issues in her novels, despite facing censorship due to LGBTQ+ themes and her depictions of grief. LaCour, author of queer romance...

An employee stacks childrens books on a shelf at Palouse Treasures, Jan. 2020.

Children’s book-gifting program celebrates first anniversary in Whitman County

NASRULAH AL AJMI, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2023

For one year now, the United Way of Whitman County has brought the gift of reading to children throughout the county through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library,...

Childhood or adulthood, almost all of us have had fictional crushes.

Why do we fall for fictional characters?

EVERGREEN COLUMNIST, Evergreen columnist February 9, 2023

My first crush was a fictional character. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had crushes on real boys as well. But no matter what, I always found myself falling for fictional boys more. I never questioned...

Rachael Ritter reads to young children as Mother Goose twice a week at Neill Public Library.

Mother Goose story time brings Pullman community together

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter October 12, 2022

Mother Goose-themed story times are not a new phenomenon. The Neill Public Library in Pullman has been embracing this childhood staple, and is bringing fun and family time back into reading.  During...

Teaching intersectionality one book at a time

Teaching intersectionality one book at a time

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor March 31, 2022

A WSU student researcher wants to incorporate intersectionality in ninth-grade classrooms with young adult literature. Bailey Inama presented her project at the 2022 Showcase for Undergraduate Research...

Inside, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Anthropocene Reviewed all evaluate mental health in different aspects of our society.

Mental health as seen on TV

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

Our understanding of mental health has grown over the years, as well as the importance we place on it. That being said, mental health representation in the media has not grown at the same rate. Problematic...

Aokis newest book, “Life From Uncommon Stars,” will be released this fall.

Visiting Writers Series begins

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter January 25, 2021

The WSU Visiting Writers Series is holding its first event of the spring semester, a literary reading at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 on YouTube. Guest Ryka Aoki is a poet, author and performer. Her newest book,...

Donaldson said he wanted to show people that no matter how dark ones situation gets, it will always get better.

Former WSU athlete and NBA All-Star shares struggle with mental health

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

James Donaldson, WSU alum and NBA All-Star, started writing a book last year that focused on his mental health journey. Donaldson played for the Seattle SuperSonics, the San Diego/Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas...

The event will take place from 12-1 p.m. on Jan. 19.

League of Women Voters begin Brown Bag series

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2021

The League of Women Voters of Pullman will kick-start its 2021 Brown Bag series discussing the book “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide” from 12-1 p.m. Jan. 19.   Individuals...

The anti-racist resource guide is available online at WSU Libraries. The guide includes a list of books about race and racism.

WSU librarian compiles list of anti-racist resources

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 22, 2020

A WSU librarian created a resource guide of books to encourage conversation about race and racism. After the murder of George Floyd, there was a lot of self examination, both for individuals and for...

The Social Issues Book Club meets to discuss more than just books. They also talk about issues that directly impact them.

Reading enthusiasts to assemble virtually, discuss social issues

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 22, 2020

A book can put you in the shoes of Michelle Obama or transport you to Oakland, California. For members of the Social Issues Book Club in Pullman, reading and discussing books is a way to inform and broaden...

Children, teenagers and adults can win a grand prize for completing the Whitman County Library summer reading program.

Whitman County libraries take different approach to summer programs 

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 8, 2020

While Whitman County Library had planned to offer many programs this summer, those events had to be put on the back burner, said Sheri Miller, associate director and youth services manager of Whitman County...

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