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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

Chris and Kim Jose with their daughter, Aaliyah-Iris Tabaquin.

WSU Global graduate’s miracle baby was born on graduation day

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Copy Chief May 29, 2023

WSU Global Campus student Chris Jose took cap and gown photos with his wife, Kim, in a Labor and Delivery room the night before his graduation commencement, not expecting his daughter to be born just a...

Copy Chief Tessa Durand and her dog, Maisy.

Daily Evergreen Copy Chief moving on after four years at WSU

SETH STERN, Evergreen reporter/Copy Editor May 4, 2023

Senior Tessa Durand followed her dreams and career when coming to WSU. Tessa has attended WSU for the past four years. She will be honored by WSU as she is set to graduate Saturday. Tessa was unsure...

WSU Senior Maritay Mendoza-Quiroz is graduating with dual degrees and the President’s Award for Leadership.

First-generation student paves the way for other Chicanx/Latinx students

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter May 4, 2023

Mentor, leader, student advisor and first-generation student Maritay Mendoza-Quiroz is graduating with dual degrees, honors and the President’s Award for Leadership while breaking down barriers and representing the...

Damien Alvarado and Brinkley Hill in graduation regalia.

From Murrow to Medford, a budding WSU love story

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 3, 2023

After they first met at a Cable 8 Productions informational meeting, Brinkley Hill went home and told her roommates about the people she met. Her roommates said that one of the guys, Damien Alvarado, sounded...

Ashlyn Taylor, KZUU head music manager, in graduation regalia in front of the atrium.

Cougs Collect: KZUU head music director owns over 300 records

GABRIELLE FELICIANO, Evergreen life editor May 3, 2023

When she was 15 years old, Ashlyn Taylor’s grandmother gave her Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin, the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix — the greatest artists of her grandmother's generation. They were in the form...

Photo editor set to begin his life in wildlife photography

Photo editor set to begin his life in wildlife photography

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor May 3, 2023

Mason Maron is one of the most interesting people in the Daily Evergreen newsroom. He is graduating Saturday with a major in wildlife ecology and conservation sciences and a minor in forestry. He has been...

Deputy photo editor Hailee Speir in graduation regalia.

Deputy photo editor will tackle Master’s program after graduation

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen news editor May 3, 2023

Hailee Speir is a Coug through and through — even though she did not want to come to WSU at first. “I think she really embodies that trite cliche ‘Cougs help Cougs,’ Hailee helps other Cougs,...

Trevor Junt graduates from WSU in spring 2023 with a bachelors in mulitmedia journalism.

Trevor Junt: Leader and a friend


Trevor Junt is the most confident man you will meet at WSU, and he would be the first to tell you that.  It’s not that no one else would say so, it’s just that Trevor would say it before anyone...

Alisa hopes to jumpstart in journalism and writing after graduation.

Alisa Volz: Loving Writer

GABRIELLE BOWMAN, Evergreen news co-editor May 3, 2023

A senior multimedia journalism major, Alisa Volz, is spreading her wings and graduating from WSU and the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. Volz, from Spokane came to WSU for many reasons. Not...

After graduation, Shae will be going to Guatemala for a medical mission

For anthropology graduate, combating food insecurity is their passion

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter May 3, 2023

Shae McCarron (they/them) said their first job at WSU was with AmeriCorps, where they worked 45 hours every week for 10 months. They founded the Cougar Food Pantry. At the time, they were taking 17 credits...

Photo editor Mason Maron and a hawk, March 2021, Benge, Wash.

Letter from the editor: Finishing up as photo editor

MASON MARON May 3, 2023

About four years ago now, I made the decision to attend WSU. It was a strange time, leaving behind my home, family and many of the friends I had made since moving to Washington nine years prior. There...

Michelle Cordova-Ramirez is a first-generation student graduating with a bachelors in landscape architecture.

WSU grad defies expectations in landscape architecture

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter May 3, 2023

One percent of landscape architects are Latina, but one graduating WSU student proves the fighting spirit Cougs are known for.  Michelle Cordova-Ramirez, a first-generation student graduating with...

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