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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

It is OK, the Earth is just having her hot girl summer!

Satire: Thanks, climate change for this sauna of a summer!

TESS DURAND, Evergreen copy chief August 18, 2022

With temperatures reaching the high 90s, I am sure you all are just as ecstatic as I am! There is legitimately nothing I love more than sitting in a pool of my own sweat. It is bewildering to think...

Immigrating to the U.S. at 15 years old sparked Nam Nguyens passion for community service.

WSU alumni is globally recognized for community service

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen Reporter July 1, 2022

Nam Nguyen, a WSU alum in the graduating class of 2020, won this year’s Diana Award. The award is given out to people ages 9-25 who have taken an active role in community service, Nguyen said. Established...

Take the climate crisis, leave the cannoli.

Satire: Vegas mafia rebrand as eco-activists to stop dropping water levels

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor June 23, 2022

Las Vegas is known for many things — casinos, shotgun weddings, a long history with the Italian Mafia and, most recently, the miniature crypt being revealed in the waters (or lack thereof) of Lake Mead. Lake...

Simon Smith speaks at CCL climate action event at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, March 27, in Moscow.

Local organization hosts climate action event

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer March 29, 2022

The Citizens’ Climate Lobby hosted a climate action event Sunday at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute in Moscow. Speakers talked about steps people can make to contact their congressial representatives...

A student throws away a drink in the Compton Union Building, Feb 22.

‘We all need to reduce our dependence on plastic’

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor February 25, 2022

Today is National Skip the Straw Day, which was created in hopes of spreading the importance of recycling and sustainable practices.  Skip the Straw Day was started by Susan Tate, a science teacher...

Food science graduate student Heather Carbon collects a fermented sample of synthetic grape juice made from wild yeasts.

Researchers address challenges in wine production

SANDI KOBIESA, Multimedia editor February 17, 2022

WSU researchers are studying the fermentation process of wines and ciders to adapt to sudden climate changes affecting grapes. Fermentation is the process of fermented yeast taking sugar and metabolizing...

The effects of climate change can be seen in the Palouse, from the increase in maximum summer temperatures to the increase in annual number of days above freezing.

Everyone’s carbon footprint counts

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist November 18, 2021

What do you know about the current impacts of climate change and the measures that are being taken to counteract its effects? If you know anything, it may be the political aspects of it.  You may have...

The de-icing technology will reduce harm to the environment.

De-icing technology is ‘snow’ mistake

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 4, 2021

WSU made a commercial licensing deal with Massachusetts-based Fusione Corp. to manufacture environmentally-responsible de-icing technology. The collaboration aims to provide a sustainable de-icer that...

The Cascadia Coastlines and Peoples Hazards Research Hub is a project funded by the National Science Foundation to address issues like the Cascadia earthquake and climate-induced threats like rising sea levels.

Projects aims to prevent natural disasters

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 21, 2021

WSU is partnering with researchers from Oregon State University and University of Washington to help coastal communities in the Pacific Northwest become more resilient to potential threats they face. Coastal...

People who are interested can complete a survey about climate change and how they think it will impact the local community.

Citizens encouraged to complete climate change survey

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer October 18, 2021

Citizen’s Climate Lobby of the Palouse is spreading awareness about climate change by encouraging the community to participate in the Pullman Climate Change Survey, which is open to the public through...

WSU students order food from Freshens on Oct. 11 in Pullman.

What are we leaving behind?

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist October 18, 2021

Have you noticed every summer in Washington is the hottest summer yet? Even in Pullman, we see 100-degree weather. This phenomenon is unusual and ultimately linked to climate change. In the past hundred...

The reality of ensuing dangers on our planet is something we should educate ourselves on. But should we let it consumer our lives?

Is media urgency worth our stress?

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 14, 2021

It is understandable that college students want to live the next few years carefree. If they do want to worry about anything, it is usually about something in the near future. I mirror the same sentiment...

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