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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

How can you stay on track with school without getting so stressed you fall behind?

Ask Emma: Academic Slump

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter September 14, 2022

Editors note: Even though Emma Ledbetter has graduated, the Daily Evergreen has decided to continue the Ask Emma segment with a new author in honor of our friend Emma and all the people she has helped. Dear...

Ask Emma: It’s not always like Sylly Week

Ask Emma: It’s not always like Sylly Week

MIKAYLA FINNERTY, Managing editor August 24, 2022

Dear Emma,  I am so nervous about the first week of school and I have no idea what to expect. I know the week is called Sylly Week because professors just go over the syllabus, but it is not always...

Kassie Smith sells functional wares at the Moscow Farmers Market.

Pottery teacher finds home in PNW

LANNAN RUIZ October 13, 2021

Uniontown, Washington, hosts a community of artists in a white barn on the edge of town. The Artisans at the Dahmen Barn is home base for Kassie Smith, pottery instructor and ceramics artist.  During...

Sure, 8 a.m. classes are  early, but think of all the unsung morning benefits.

OPINION: Satire: Take an early morning class

MADELINE GREER December 3, 2020

As the fall semester comes to a close, more and more students are rushing to enroll in the classes they need to take next semester. For many classes, there are multiple sections to sign up for with...

No one likes to see an F on a test, paper or assignment. However, Emma has some tips on how to bounce back from a not-so-desirable grade.

Ask Emma: I failed a test

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 11, 2020

Dear Emma, I just got a test grade back and found out I failed … hard. I’ve never failed a test before, and I don’t know what to do. This kind of feels like the end of the world, or maybe just...

Not all classes are great, but some rise above the rest by engaging students and supporting discussion and debate.

OPINION: How to run a good class

GRACE LAPIERRE September 21, 2020

Every student has probably had a class they loved, and every student has probably had a class they despised. I had classes on both ends of the spectrum and everywhere in-between. However, there are certain...

More diversity education would help make students more aware of race issues in modern life.

OPINION: Students need diversity education

ADAM HUREAU June 16, 2020

The death of George Floyd has sparked a nationwide conversation about the state of our nation, especially in regards to racial issues and discrimination. More and more people are realizing that problems...

We need to find solutions to allow every student have access to online classes.

OPINION: Access to online classes is not equal

CLAIRE PADILLA June 9, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to push classes online, students are forced to make hard decisions regarding their education. The divide between people with internet access and those without is becoming more apparent....

Gabriel Condon, instructor of classical and jazz guitar, plays a song for his students at the beginning of his Music 120 class September. 2019 morning in Kimbrough 115.

Professors protect against ‘Zoom bombing’

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2020

When Gabriel Condon put together a Songwriters Roundtable, he expected the event to be an opportunity for musicians around the WSU campus to share their music. What he did not expect was for his meeting...

Vice President of Student Affairs Mary Jo Gonzales says the university is working on reimbursement for RDA and all residence and dining halls will remain open.

New rules for pass/fail class options

AMAAN RAHMAN March 27, 2020

Editor's Note: This article has been updated from a previous version, which had stated WSU would not allow pass/fail options. This was clarified in the story using the transcript of the teleconference,...

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