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Family, friends of Sam Martinez commemorate his life one year after death

Sam Martinez was a 19-year-old WSU student. He was empathetic and loyal to those he knew.
EMMA LEDBETTER and LOREN NEGRON November 12, 2020

Fall is a difficult season for Jolayne Houtz and Hector Martinez. On Oct. 3, they celebrated their son Sam Martinez’s 20th birthday, and today marks the first anniversary of his death. “Our family...

OPINION: Students, staff are changing the future

Cougs all across campus are helping shape WSU's coronavirus response.
MACKENNA ROWE, Evergreen columnist August 16, 2020

COVID-19 has put a damper on the year. Though there are many downsides to the world's situation, there is one topic that is not often considered. Whether it’s wearing masks, social distancing or even...

OPINION: Satire: Frat parties mask up

Whether it's gas masks or chemical suits, WSU students have found a way to keep partying.
JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor August 16, 2020

Hard-bass European club riffs pound through the thin walls of Kappa Kappa Zeta, WSU’s up-and-coming frat house. The smell of spilled beer and cheap cologne is pervasive here, on a Saturday night in August,...

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