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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

Hezekiah Willard, senior history major, spent his journey at WSU in different roles. He was an orientation counselor and Registered Student Organization specialist.

WSU senior started ‘something bigger than himself’

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

When Hezekiah Willard came to WSU, he knew he wanted to welcome incoming students. As a Registered Student Organization specialist and a Visionaries Inspiring Black Empowered Students (VIBES) co-chair,...

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...

Shortly after senior Gerardo Zaragoza transferred to WSU from Pierce College, he became the deputy director of communications for ASWSU.

ASWSU leader forges own path

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 12, 2020

When Gerardo Zaragoza transferred to WSU, he found his place within the student community. After moving to Pullman from Pierce College in 2019, Zaragoza became ASWSU deputy director of communications...

Karen Veloz is pursuing a research project inspired by her own lived experiences.

McNair student researches relationship between parents, children

HANNAH FLORES November 9, 2020

A cold case in Karen Veloz's family left her wanting answers. Veloz, WSU sophomore biology and criminal justice and criminology double major, became interested in the field of criminology when she...

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...

Marcia Steele Hoover gives back to WSU by mentoring current students in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

‘If you want something, make it happen’

ANNIE HAGER October 12, 2020

This article has been updated to correct Marcia Steele Hoover's name. Marcia Steele Hoover gained the experience to climb her way to a leadership position for Nike during her time at WSU. “This...

Samantha Edgerton helped with the WSU Fallen Cougars project in 2018 to create 17 biographies. She also gave a presentation about it.

Graduate leader continues next phase of education

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 8, 2020

This year's GPSA Vice President pursued a career and a family before coming back to graduate school, which gives her a unique background that allows her to prosper in her position. Samantha Edgerton...

The three-tiered program offered by WSU allows students to attend workshops and engage in community service, like Adopt-a-Block. WSU alumna Keanna Maki says she went to Spokane to hear speakers talk about their leadership position.

Students find their inner leader

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter August 17, 2020

Kaye Gill joined the Emerging Leaders certificate program as a freshman because she was interested in leadership but could not see herself as a leader. Three years later, Gill is the director of the...

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