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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

Students and their families check-in for move-in weekend at Beasley Coliseum. Beasley, which has 12,000 seats, is this years venue for Convocation. It is currently operating at 75 percent capacity.

University Convocation set for tomorrow morning

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief August 19, 2021

Incoming freshmen attending WSU’s Convocation ceremony from 10-11 a.m. tomorrow in Beasley Coliseum will learn from sophomore speaker Isabelle Busch that cougars jump 18 feet vertically from a sitting...

Playlist to start the year off right

LANNAN RUIZ August 19, 2021

With school in person again comes many new adventures and experiences to look forward to. These moments at WSU always need a soundtrack! Let’s charge ahead full force, keeping an open mind to find and...

WSU professor comes out of retirement

WSU professor comes out of retirement

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter August 19, 2021

Fresh out of retirement, one WSU professor cannot wait to be back in person and give all students the hands-on learning experiences they have been waiting for.  Nancy Irlbeck, WSU Department of Animal...

Sophomore Jacob Lewis (center) and his parents (left) moving his belongings to his new dorm room in Scott-Coman Hall.

Week of Welcome offers array of events for new, returning students

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter August 16, 2021

Week of Welcome began Saturday, kicking off a variety of in-person and virtual events for new and returning students at the Pullman campus. This year’s Week of Welcome features seven anchor events...

Junior Aaron Fisher works out with a medicine ball at the Student Recreation Center.

UREC offers Week of Welcome clinics, classes to kick off semester

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor August 16, 2021

University Recreation is offering skills clinics, free fitness classes and an open-house style UREC Bash during Week of Welcome to introduce Cougs to different activities available on campus. Many fitness...

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

CURTIS COHEN and SEAN DOSTER August 17, 2020

Dear Class of 2024, We couldn’t be happier to welcome you into the Cougar family, even in the middle of challenging times. Coug alumni everywhere will tell you that once you’re a Coug, you will...

Letter to freshmen: Stay connected despite COVID-19

Letter to freshmen: Stay connected despite COVID-19

BRUCE MULMAT, Former Evergreen opinion editor August 17, 2020

This will be an interesting semester for Cougs everywhere. Obviously, everyone knows that WSU Zoom 2: Electric Boogaloo will make classes more difficult, and it will make labs almost impossible. To...

Regardless of circumstance, there are ways to make the best of online learning. This semester still provides some unique opportunities.

OPINION: Fall semester is what you decide to make it

SARAH DANIELS August 17, 2020

I am a senior this year at WSU, which means not only am I so close to graduating, but I’m so close to all of my collegiate experiences ending and my career beginning. So how do we, as students, navigate...

Even though WSUs learning format has changed, were still a community that needs to support one another.

OPINION: Support your fellow Cougs

ADAM HUREAU August 17, 2020

Fall is almost here, and it will definitely be different than anything we’ve faced before. With the recent move to distance delivery for most classes, many students may be frustrated, anxious or upset....

Joni Ford, assistant director of new student programs, said WoW’s transition online occurred recently.

University staff prepare for Week of Welcome

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief August 17, 2020

Week of Welcome transitioned to a virtual format this year but will feature new events such as an online Fight Song Sing-A-Long and a virtual resource fair. WoW will continue until Aug. 23. Kimberly...

As August approaches, WSUs incoming freshmen will face new challenges related to COVID-19.

OPINION: A radically different freshman experience

MACKENNA ROWE July 15, 2020

In March, schools across the world had to switch formats and completely shut down due to COVID-19. As August approaches, accommodations are still needed to continue with the 2020-2021 school year. Many...

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