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“Helping people who have been in similar shoes as me is something that I see for myself, said senior sociology major Cristalina Ramirez.

First-generation student breaks boundaries

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief April 29, 2021

Cristalina Ramirez remembers going to the fields in East Wenatchee as a young girl and watching her siblings and mother pick seasonal fruit, whether that was pears, apples, asparagus or cherries. As...

WSU senior Sherwin Francies was born in India but spent much of his life growing up in Kuwait.

International student chases opportunity around globe

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor April 29, 2021

Sherwin Francies never quite knows what to say when people ask him where he is from. The international student was born in India but spent much of his life growing up in Kuwait. Francies, senior public...

Angelica Relente, former Evergreen editor-in-chief, is a legislative intern for the Columbia Basin Herald. After graduating in May, Relente will be moving to Tacoma for a summer internship with The Tacoma News Tribune. 

Former editor-in-chief advocates for diversity

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

Editor's Note: The reporter, Jayce Carral, worked with Angelica Relente for several semesters at The Daily Evergreen. Angelica Relente remembers walking into a conference in Seattle, Washington, along...

WSU senior Samantha Cruz Mendoza said the biggest bill she worked on was Senate Bill 6561, which created an undocumented student financial aid program.

Daughter of DACA recipients makes plans for law school

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

Samantha Cruz Mendoza comes from a family of undocumented individuals but is a U.S. citizen herself. Whenever her family would go to events, they always worried that police or immigration might be there.  “I...

Through her role as ASWSU chief of staff and finance, Jhordin Prescott manages staff members, collects reports, supports the ASWSU president and vice president, and weighs in on financial decisions the university wants to make. 

Going the extra mile

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

Jhordin Prescott is a family-oriented woman raised by people who uplifted and motivated her to succeed in all she does. With this same driven spirit, she has worked to lift her Coug community to unknown...

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