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

Puneet Bsanti with her guinea pig Cedric.

Letter from the editor: ‘It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live’

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor May 4, 2023

When I was in high school, I dreamt up many ways my life would go once I got to college. I had goals I was determined to accomplish so I could make my parents finally proud. I was and am a first-generation...

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

Letter from the editor: Finishing up as photo editor

MASON MARON May 4, 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...

Leaving this group of editors will be one of my hardest goodbyes.

Letter from the editor: My love letter to the Evergreen

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen news editor May 4, 2023

When I accepted the news editor position, I was SO fearful. I didn’t know if I had what it takes to be an editor, to be trusted with reviewing stories before they are published. I also didn’t really...

Ive performed on the field of SoFio stadium, but nothing compares to our newsroom.

Letter from the editor: A new journey

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor January 12, 2023

After two semesters and a summer as opinion editor, for my final semester here at Wazzu I wanted something new. Chronically indecisive, I spent weeks going back and forth on what to do. Now, on this...

Frankie Beer has served as the news editor since May.

Letter from the Editor: ‘Good night, and good luck’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor December 8, 2022

How do you start a letter to something that has taught me so much about myself, journalism and the chaotic goings on of the newsroom at 9 p.m.? As I sit at my desk in front of a cardboard cutout of...

Sam Taylor, fall 2022 Evergreen sports editor

Sports are snazzy, thanks to you

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor December 8, 2022

When I started this job in May, I did not know quite what to expect. I knew the skeleton of the job involved editing every writer’s work in a meeting called a readout in which I would read every article...

I will always look lovingly to the opinion section.

Letter from the Editor: My Final Hot Take

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor December 8, 2022

I first applied to the Evergreen opinion section in the summer of 2021, hoping to pop out hot takes by the dozen. During my three semesters and two summers as a columnist and, later, an editor, I have...

Letter from the Editor: Moving on and moving forward

Letter from the Editor: Moving on and moving forward

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Copy Chief December 8, 2022

Wednesday was my last production night as the Life section editor. Unfortunately, I have other plans.  My spring semester could go one of two ways. I have been trying to get a reporting internship...

WSU recognizes senior offensive lineman Grant Stephens before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

Thank you, seniors

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor November 28, 2022

I’m not gonna lie. It stings. After a four-hour extravaganza that was the highest-scoring Apple Cup, I am left with a hoarse voice, sore feet and a sense of sadness. But more than anything, I am...

The pink ribbon is a reminder of how we carry the effects of cancer with us through our lives.

Letter from the editor: Life submerged in pink

SANDI KOBIESA, Multimedia editor October 13, 2022

During an already difficult year, Mothers Day 2020 brought even more heartbreaking news. Amidst the pandemic, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. My life was flipped upside down; I went from being...

Fall 2022 Evergreen sports section editor Sam Taylor

Welcome to Wazzu

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor August 18, 2022

Hello and congratulations on making the excellent choice to attend WSU! Whether you are a lifelong WSU fan or just heard about Pullman during the college admissions process, you are now a Coug and we are...

From my family to yours, thank you for helping us be the engineers of history.

Letter from the Editor: I have an Opinion on Opinions

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor August 18, 2022

I have a lot of opinions. That's why I started here in the first place. That's why I'm staying on as your Daily Evergreen opinion editor for another semester. Of course, I didn't apply for this...

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