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Boise State University lines up against Washington State University during the game against BSU on Sept. 9 at Martin Stadium.

THUMMEL: WSU Athletics should use Boise State as an example

ZACH THUMMEL April 11, 2024

Since the legalization of name image and likeness (NIL), college athletic leaders have implemented programs to maximize student-athlete acquisition for various sports.  This new reality makes it more...

Isaac Jones paced the Cougs with 20 points and 10 rebounds during an NCAA basketball game between WSU mens basketball and UW, March 7 in Pullman, Wash.

WSU Athletic Communications excels under bright lights of March Madness

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor April 4, 2024

When WSU men’s basketball got off the bus at about 11:30 p.m. March 23, hours after ending the season with a loss in the NCAA Tournament, there was one man Hayden Stinchfield,  the Evergreen men’s...

Cougar statue

Thummel’s State of the Union address: the future of WSU Athletics

ZACH THUMMEL March 28, 2024

From the Pac-12’s dissolution and coaches/administration departing to the first men’s basketball NCAA Tournament appearance since 2008, this athletic year has been a roller coaster with no end. My...

After six year at WSU, Pat Chun leaves Pullman for Seattle, AD job at Washington.

MOE: Chun departure calls dynamic with former coaches into question

KEDZIE MOE, Evergreen Sports Reporter March 28, 2024

The sentiment “Once a Coug, always a Coug” certainly feels a little sour on the tongue today. Former Washington State University athletic director Pat Chun’s departure was confirmed Tuesday afternoon...

After six year at WSU, Pat Chun leaves Pullman for Seattle, AD job at Washington.

Pat Chun leaves WSU to become UW Athletic Director

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor March 26, 2024

In a matter of 27 hours, WSU has lost its men’s basketball coach and athletic director. Former WSU AD Pat Chun will trade his crimson and gray for purple and gold as he accepted the Washington AD...

WSU President Kirk Schulz explaining the financial plan to hire a new men’s basketball coach during a WSU regents special meeting on March 28 in the French Administration building.

WSU faculty call for new president, administration

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief February 21, 2024

Hundreds of WSU faculty members issued a press release Wednesday morning arguing for new leadership, including a new president, administration and board of regents.  The group is concerned about the...

Forward Isaac Jones screams in celebration after scoring during an NCAA mens basketball game against Cal, Feb. 15, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Wazzu Weekly: Men’s basketball ranked for first time since 2008, baseball opens season with series win

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 21, 2024

The Cougs are ranked! For the first time in over 300 weeks, WSU men’s basketball earned a spot in the AP Top 25 poll.  Freshman guard Myles Rice earned his fourth consecutive and seventh total...

WSU AD Pat Chun will serve on the 2025 College Football Playoff Selection Committee.

WSU Athletic Director Pat Chun joins College Football Playoff Selection Committee

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 10, 2024

WSU Athletic Director Pat Chun will give the Cougs a seat at the 2025 College Football Playoff Selection Committee table, joining his boss, WSU President Kirk Schulz, in the CFP brass. Schulz is a part...

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 12, 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, Multimedia editor October 12, 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, Multimedia editor October 2, 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 7, 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...

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