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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Improve your essays and your grades.

Ask Life: How do I write a professional essay?

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter June 22, 2023

Dear Life Section, I graduated high school last May, but I am still not confident in my essay-writing skills at all. Do you have any tips on writing a professional-sounding essay? Sincerely, Please...

This year marks the SLCRs third annual Spanish creative writing contest.

Los sueños en 100 palabras

SHAKIRA GONZALEZ-LUNA, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2023

Los sueños en 100 palabras: Dreams in 100 words. The theme of the third annual Spanish creative writing contest was “Los Sueños en 100 palabras,” or “Dreams in 100 words.” Hosted by the School...

Having a pen pal can promote mindfulness.

Pen pals 101: Getting started writing

LAUREN PETTIT June 30, 2021

Some people have their first pen pal as a kid in elementary school, if at all, but might lose touch or interest in pen palling again. I am here to remind you of the fun and unique experience that is pen...

Obioma, along with one other writer, are the only authors in history to be Booker Prize finalists for all their published books.

Visiting writers series highlights Booker Prize finalist

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief February 8, 2021

Chigozie Obioma, author of “The Fishermen” and English professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the featured guest for WSU's Visiting Writers Series fiction reading at 7 p.m. Feb. 10. The...

Aokis newest book, “Life From Uncommon Stars,” will be released this fall.

Visiting Writers Series begins

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter January 25, 2021

The WSU Visiting Writers Series is holding its first event of the spring semester, a literary reading at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 on YouTube. Guest Ryka Aoki is a poet, author and performer. Her newest book,...

Critiques of writing and art are always tough to get right, but it’s important to always be respectful.

OPINION: Constructive criticism should always stay constructive

HANNA YUZYUK November 19, 2020

If you do not want to be criticized, do not create anything. In different areas of art, such as drawing, music, poetry and writing, authors can face negative opinions about their work. It happens very...

English majors and historians may have a lot in common, but they differ on their writing styles significantly.

OPINION: English writing differs significantly from historical writing

GRACE LAPIERRE November 4, 2020

English and history are both writing-heavy majors. Majoring in both myself, I find I am rarely faced with an exam but instead always have an essay to write. The way I approach essays for English versus...

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