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‘Your circumstances do not determine your destiny’

Jordan Frost, activities director at Issaquah High School and first-generation WSU alumnus, said people cannot control what happens to them, but they can control what to do next.
MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter November 10, 2020

Personal obstacles and institutional limitations help first-generation students succeed. Jordan Frost, activities director at Issaquah High School and first-generation WSU alumnus, said he succeeded...

Alumni work to improve productivity of African farming

Farmwella co-founders Cedric Habiyaremye and Cornelius Adewale's vision for the company is to shift the way of thinking about farming in Africa by providing sustainable resources to start up more farms.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter October 4, 2020

Two WSU alumni are working to make farming more profitable and sustainable for farmers in Africa through their agricultural start-up company Farmwella.  Farmers in Africa often lack resources, infrastructure...

WSU alumni create local coffee roast company

The Kamiak Coffee Company based in Moscow sells its roasts to local coffee shops, such as the Moscow Food Co-op and Café Artista, as well as to customers around the country.
MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter September 20, 2020

Two years ago, Kyle O’Malley and Grant Schoenlein decided to quit their stable jobs and start working on their dream of creating a premium coffee company in Moscow.  Both O’Malley and Schoenlein...

‘Photos can be a powerful truth-teller’

Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities alumna and photographer, said photography is a way to capture people’s experience in real time.
LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter June 30, 2020

For Madison Rosenbaum, photography is more than just an art to document moments. “I think photos can be a powerful truth-teller,” said WSU Tri-Cities alumna Rosenbaum. “I always believe that storytelling...

‘Do the right things for the right reasons’

Jim Harbor graduated from WSU. Twenty years later, he is running South Fork Public House with co-founder Wade Dissmore.
JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter June 21, 2020

Some WSU students choose to leave Pullman right after graduating, but Jim Harbour decided to stay and create a restaurant popular with locals and students alike. “It was a combination of filling a...

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