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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

Miranda Kling switched her STEM major several times, before finally landing on microbiology.

‘There are so many things we can’t see’ — resilient microbiology researcher in the making

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter December 9, 2021

Miranda Kling took her first biology class in freshman year while at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Washington. She immediately became interested in biology.  “There are so many things...

If a tree falls, who will podcast about it?

If a tree falls, who will podcast about it?

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2021

WSU Extension Foresters started a podcast to inform Pacific Northwest landowners and nature enthusiasts of forest care and management practices.  The podcast, titled Forest Overstory, primarily helps...

Gabby Rodriguez-Garcilazo speaks about what the Undocumented Initiatives Program means to her on Monday in the CUB.

Students find community in undocumented resource center

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2021

The Undocumented Student Center helps create a sense of community among students, regardless of their citizenship status.  The center, located in room 421 of the CUB, provides a space for students...

Aaron Fandel did not know where he would fit on the Interfraternity Council, but he knew it was the place he wanted to be. This year he served as president.

IFC president challenged peers to change culture

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor December 10, 2020

When Aaron Fandel took over the WSU Interfraternity Council president position, he had a long list of issues to address, like alcohol abuse and sexual assault. Fandel began taking on leadership positions...

Miranda Gooler, senior advertising major, led potential WSU sorority members through recruitment as a Rho Gamma.

Panhellenic leader welcomes new Greek members

ANNIE HAGER December 10, 2020

As a first-generation student, senior Miranda Gooler found her place within WSU as a member of the Panhellenic Council. Gooler, majoring in advertising with a minor in business and administration,...

The art pieces displayed in fall 2021 will be different mediums, including ceramics, sculptures, drawings, digital media and photography.

WSU Museum of Art awards $2,500 to 20 Washington artists

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2020

The WSU Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art awarded 20 artists $2,500 each for their artwork depicting social justice and systemic racism. Artists in Washington were allowed to submit artwork expressing...

Todd Butler, associate dean of faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences, will begin his term as interim dean Jan. 1.

College of Arts and Sciences appoints interim dean

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2020

A WSU faculty member of 17 years will act as the interim dean for the College of Arts and Sciences starting Jan. 1. Todd Butler, associate dean of faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences, said he...

Kelly Jensen graduated from WSU in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in apparel merchandising. After working in retail for a few years, she decided to start her own clothing brand called Rollick.

WSU alumna will not ‘play by other people’s rules’

HANNAH FLORES December 3, 2020

When Kelly Jensen attended Catholic school, free dress day once a month was the make or break moment to show off her personal style.  Although fashion was not always in her career plan, Jensen...

Jackie Eveland, mother and owner of Building Blocks Child Care, said her daughter is thriving with online learning, but understands how younger children struggle.

Two mothers view schools reopening with mixed emotions

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief December 3, 2020

As fall 2020 wraps up for Pullman Public Schools, two mothers and local business owners reflect on managing their careers and their children’s distance learning during the pandemic.  As someone...

Claudia Berry, WSU sophomore wildlife ecology and conservation sciences major, learned a variety of skills during her time in the U.S. Army, like time management and topography.

Student veteran becomes leader on campus

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 9, 2020

Claudia Berry grew up watching her father serve in two wars for the military. She wanted to follow in his footsteps. At age 16, she signed some paperwork and entered the military by the time she was...

WSU sophomore Tanya Rivera knew she wanted to work with children from underrepresented groups since was in high school.

‘Tanya is unstoppable’

SANDI KOBIESA, Editor-in-chief November 5, 2020

Being from a family of immigrants, Tanya Rivera feels an internal drive to succeed. Rivera, sophomore speech and hearing sciences major, knew she wanted to work with children when she was a sophomore...

WSU alumna Leen Kawas moved to the U.S. to study pharmacology. She started her own biotech company, which is conducting clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease drug treatments.

Creating an Alzheimer’s treatment

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor November 5, 2020

For WSU alumna Leen Kawas, developing a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease means solving a problem that affects many individuals and families — including her own. “My grandmother died from...

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