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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Left: River otter. Center: Wolverine. Bottom: American badger. Right: Ermine. Top: Pine marten.

Marvelous Mustelids

ISABELLE BUSCH September 15, 2021

When you see a weasel slink down a burrow, a badger trot off across the prairie, or an otter dive back under the waves, you might not realize they all have something in common. They are all mustelids. Mustelidae...

Nikki (“Spot Me One”) the Appaloosa, owned by Lucy Samuels, in her pasture behind the museum.

Critter column: Appaloosa horse

ISABELLE BUSCH September 2, 2021

It’s 1700, and the first horses are just beginning to set hoof in the rolling grasslands of the Pacific Northwest. First brought to the New World by the Spanish 200 years prior, horses spread across...

These kids may look ordinary, but they have only the most sinister of intentions.

OPINION: Satire: Children of the wheat

PORTIA SIMMONS April 28, 2021

Summer is the time to visit loved ones and, due to the COVID vaccine, many will be able to do so. During the summer months, there is a spike in children visiting their grandparents. There are many local...

Palouse Writers Guild looks to expand its impact by welcoming young writers to the competition.

Palouse Writers Guild to include a youth section in the writing competition

ANNIE HAGER January 28, 2021

The Palouse Writers Guild launched their first writer’s contest amid the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Khaliela Wright, founder of the Palouse Writers Guild, had the goal of connecting different writers...

Native and Indigenous people deserve our support and respect.

OPINION: Support Native students at WSU

PORTIA SIMMONS November 17, 2020

Although it's important to amplify Native voices during Native American Heritage Month, we should hear and support Native American students every day at WSU. Two members from the Native American student...

A mother and son, pictured right, graduated from the Family Promise of the Palouse’s shelter program last month. Two more families will be admitted to the program.

Fundraiser provides for two Palouse families

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 29, 2020

Whitman County has one of the highest poverty rates in Washington state, according to the WSU Center for Civic Engagement. Family Promise of the Palouse, a nonprofit organization, hosted a virtual...

Food Not Bombs provides support and food to those in need in the Palouse community.

OPINION: Food Not Bombs is a massive benefit to Palouse community

MAKAYLA NORTH October 15, 2020

Most of us are aware the consumerist attitude of our society means more “fresh” food will be produced than stores can possibly sell. If you’ve worked at a grocery store before, like I have, you probably...

The Halloween-themed event hosted by the Palouse Discovery Science Center will include a 30-45 minute walk with photo opportunities throughout, along with lit up paths and sound effects.

Get your ‘spooky’ on this weekend

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 15, 2020

Palouse Discovery Science Center will celebrate Halloween with a Spooky Science Walk, which will feature hidden laboratories and photo opportunities. The event will be entirely outdoors at the science...

There’s so much to appreciate about living in a small town like Pullman.

OPINION: What we love about Pullman

GRACE LAPIERRE September 24, 2020

There is a lot to love about Pullman. I enjoy grabbing food or drinks from Popo, spending time under the sound sculpture or wandering around at night. I'll often go for walks with a friend, across campus...

From wheat fields to waterfalls, the Palouse is full of secret outdoor treasures.

OPINION: Explore the Palouse

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor September 15, 2020

As the smoke from so many fires are converging on Pullman this week, I am reminded of all the beautiful places on the Palouse I have yet to see. Though the area is known fondly for its wheat fields,...

Although staff members at the Palouse Discovery Science Center already had plans to open outdoor options, the center made it possible on a faster timeline due to COVID-19.

Exhibits offer outdoor exploration at science center

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter and columnist July 20, 2020

Although school is out for summer, children on the Palouse can still expand their curiosities about the outside world through the Palouse Discovery Science Center. The PDSC in Pullman recently opened...

The sun sets behind carnival rides at the Palouse Empire Fair in 2019.

Final decision about county fair not made yet

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter and columnist May 26, 2020

The fate of the Palouse Empire Fair — just five miles outside Colfax — will be decided on June 15. Its original dates are set for September 10-13. Janel Goebel, Whitman County fair manager, said...

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