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CryptoCougs ad as seen in Sept. 7 edition of the Daily Evergreen, Oct. 11, in Pullman, Wash.

CryptoCougs Uninvited From NIL Event

Lauren Rendahl, News Reporter October 11, 2023

As a result of running an ad urging WSU President Kirk Schulz to resign in The Daily Evergreen a few weeks ago WSU Athletics uninvited the founder of CryptoCougs from an Athletics-sponsored name, image...

Paul Dennis reveals himself as Butch. T. Cougar during the home opener of the 2023 football season, Sept. 9.

Behind Butch: Reflecting after an identity uncovered

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief October 11, 2023

When someone is selected to be Butch T. Cougar, they commit a lot of their college life to representing the university in a meaningful way without telling the people closest to them about what they are...

WSU defensive backs helmets waiting to be picked up prior to football scrimmage, Aug. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU Athletics investing in mental health resources for student-athletes

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief October 1, 2023

WSU Athletics has invested in mental health counseling for their student-athletes, especially in the last five years. One way they have increased their reach is by hiring professionals in the field from...

Can universities block students over social media for any reason?

WSU social media briefly blocks student

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor September 6, 2023

With two Supreme Court cases making the rounds and WSU Athletics blocking a student, the limitations of universities abilities to restrict fee speech on social media are in question. Hannah Martian...

It is nearing closer to an arbitrary deadline for the Cougs to pick their next home

Options emerging for Cougs amidst Conference uncertainty

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief August 30, 2023

Each passing day that WSU is without a Conference provides unparalleled uncertainty of the future of all athletics programs. Despite the uncertainty, there are several potential avenues that the Cougs...

The Pac-12’s demise did not happen in a day: A Timeline

The Pac-12’s demise did not happen in a day: A Timeline

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor August 16, 2023

The Pac-12 could have expanded to Texas and ushered in the age of the super conference nearly a decade ago. Instead, a series of poor decisions and miscalculations have led the Pac-12 to the brink of extinction. At...

Brenden Potts poses with the Pac-12 Championship trophy March 5, 2023 at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas.

Brenden Potts: WSU women’s basketball super fan and friend

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor May 3, 2023

Sitting in the front row, closest to the Cougars’ bench, is one fan who hardly ever misses a game or a high-five with a player. Brenden Potts lives a superfan’s dream. He has a front-row seat to...

Athletics Director Pat Chun confirmed a 10-year, $11 million deal in 2021.

WSU Athletic Director Pat Chun testifies before Congress

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 5, 2023

Pat Chun, WSU director of athletics, spoke before a House subcommittee in Washington D.C. to ask them to partner with the NCAA to develop federal standards for monetizing their name, image and likeness.  With...

The Crimson Girls placed seventh nationally in their jazz routine out of 32 teams in the country. 

Crimson Girls place in the top 10 at Nationals 

ANNIE HAGER February 16, 2023

Twenty young women make up the WSU Crimson Girls team spending almost the entire year together as a team.  The Crimson Girls placed seventh nationally in their jazz routine out of 32 teams in the country.  Payton...

Pullman shooting guard Champ Powaukee dunks the ball during a high school basketball game against Rogers, Feb. 7, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WAZZU WEEKLY: Three Cougs in Super Bowl, Pullman boys basketball undefeated

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor February 10, 2023

It was an incredible week in Pullman. Pullman girls and boys varsity basketball teams celebrated their senior nights at Pullman High School Tuesday night, WSU men’s basketball hosts UW in the Apple...

The Black Student Athlete Association would screen movies, like Just Mercy before COVID-19 Now they meet via Zoom to provide connections among student athletes.

Black Student-Athlete Association connects, inspires WSU community

GABRIELLE BOWMAN, Evergreen news co-editor January 19, 2023

The Black Student-Athlete Association will be joining other organizations on Feb. 23 to participate in the Ahmaud Arbery Memorial Run to commemorate the life of Arbery, a Black man who was killed by two...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye celebrated during a NCAA men’s basketball game against California Jan 11th.

Wazzu Weekly: Jan. 13, 2023

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor January 13, 2023

It is so great to be back! I am certainly enjoying the feeling of walking down the mall, seeing friends practically everywhere I go and getting into the swing of a new semester. Check out deputy sports...

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