The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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

Hicks prepares to jump at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: The Epilogue

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter August 31, 2022

As I woke up on Monday morning, Aug. 22, the thoughts of tiredness, nervousness and excitement coursed through my veins. Knowing that it was my last first day of school ever was an unhinged thought that...

Daylon Hicks prepares to jump at the Hayward Premiere in Eugene, Ore. on April 2.

Daylon’s Daily: Black excellence

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter July 10, 2022

Being an African American is a challenge to say the least. For centuries, African Americans have been judged and hurt based on the color of their skin. For me, it is hard to ignore the past because...

A high jumper jumps over a bar with his back to the bar.

Daylon’s Daily The Highest Bar

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter June 19, 2022

Reflecting on my junior season is a process in which I’m trying to move away from. Thinking about the past and the struggles I endured was necessary, but it only makes me frustrated seeing how I didn’t...

Hicks prepares to jump during an indoor track meet on Jan. 14 at the Podium in Spokane, Wash.

Daylon’s Daily: Summer Flow

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter June 8, 2022

Sitting on the plane and watching the clouds from above made my mind wander. My season ending and being a senior was all I could think about. The future is coming quickly, and a piece of me is scared...

Daylon Hicks prepares to jump at the Hayward Premiere in Eugene, Ore. on April 2.

Daylon’s Daily: The beginning of the end

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter June 1, 2022

As my final attempt to clear 2.08 (6’9.5) failed at the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships this weekend, the emotions of my season started to overcome me. My goal of trying to make the NCAA West...

Hicks clears the 2.05-meter bar at the WSU-UW dual meet at Mooberry Track on April 22,2022.

Daylon’s Daily: finishing on a high note

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2022

WSU hosted University of Washington last weekend for the first dual meet in Pullman since 2018.  It felt strange not having to wake up for an early flight or practice, but I was not as ecstatic as...

Daylon Hicks jumps over the 6-foot-4 bar on Jan. 14 at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: the future life holds

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2022

As the year comes to an end, I really feel this may have been the hardest year yet. Transitioning from online classes back to in-person classes was a weird experience for me because I was used to...

Daylon Hicks prepares to jump at the Hayward Premiere in Eugene, Ore. on April 2.

Daylon’s Daily: controlled chaos

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 6, 2022

Entering the week of the Hayward Premiere, my mind was cluttered from the frustrations of the Baldy Castillo Invitational. As I placed dead last, I felt out of tune the whole week and I could not figure...

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