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Roots Editor Jenae Laxson uses running as a way to destress from school, work and life in general. She finds reading out articles with reporters to be one of the best parts of the job because of the social aspect.

Day in the life of Roots Editor

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen Roots editor March 4, 2021

As the Roots editor and a journalist, the word downtime is not in my vocabulary. I can always find something that needs to be done for my section. It might be coming up with new story ideas, contacting...

Evergreen editor-in-chief Emma Ledbetter started her science writing career with an article about drought resistance in plants when she was Mint editor.

Letter from the editors: Research section will encourage young science writers, report findings


I have never met a professor who was not excited to hear I am pursuing a career in science communication instead of medicine. In fact, every person I share that with said something similar: we need more...

Sandi Kobiesa's number one goal in life is to travel. This picture was taken while exploring China.

Math major leads arts, culture section

SANDI KOBIESA, Mint Editor January 28, 2021

Growing up, I always knew I was going to college. I had no idea what I was doing, but I knew that it'd happen.  When I got accepted into WSU, my original plan was to study English. Three weeks into...

News editor Loren Negron wants to increase coverage on mental health and communities of color, as well as WSU's efforts to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Letter from the Editors: Navigating through the pandemic one news story at a time

LOREN NEGRON and ABBY DAVIS January 28, 2021

It is an exciting time to be a journalist. Even during the coronavirus pandemic, the news section of The Daily Evergreen remains resilient and ready to tackle any story that will come its way. WSU’s...

Opinion editor, Diana Rios hopes to cover a wider range of topics in the opinion section

Letter from the Editor: Welcome to Opinion

DIANA RIOS, Evergreen opinion editor January 28, 2021

As a high schooler, writing was one of my favorite parts of school aside from science. Advanced Placement courses and one journalism class kept that hobby well-fed, but once I was out, the essays turned...

The Evergreen Roots editor looks to support WSU clubs and begin a series on pharmacy students.

Letter from the Editor: Excited for new experiences

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor January 19, 2021

I decided to apply to The Daily Evergreen after learning fall semester would be held exclusively online for most WSU students. I was looking for a way to still be involved on campus and to preserve my...

Fall semester brought new challenges, but the Evergreen staff adapted admirably.

Letter from the Editors: Uncertainty, wildcards made us stronger


We had a vision for the paper we were hoping to accomplish before we even stepped into our roles. Then the pandemic presented us with a new set of challenges, and we worried our plans would be curtailed...

The Evergreen Opinion editor reminisces on the highs and lows of 2020.

Letter from the Editor: We’re finally closing out this semester

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor December 10, 2020

When I first started working for the Evergreen, I was a fresh-faced first year with a spring in my step and a song in my heart. The world was my oyster, by golly, and I was going to milk it for every pearl...

Letter from the Editor: 'In moments of great stress'

Letter from the Editor: ‘In moments of great stress’

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor August 17, 2020

When I was a kid, my dad had a saying that I only found out later he cribbed from George Costanza’s father: “Serenity now!” He’d pull this one out intermittently and in moments of great stress,...

Letter from the Editor: The art of reinvention

Letter from the Editor: The art of reinvention

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen ROOTS editor August 17, 2020

As WSU students log into their first Zoom meetings of the semester, I hope they take this unusual time to grow. Growth can take many formats, whether it’s picking up a new hobby or finally listening...

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