The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Nick Rolovich was fired from his position as head football coach on Monday.

Former head coach Nick Rolovich sues WSU for wrongful termination


Nick Rolovich is suing WSU for wrongful termination after he was fired from his position as head football coach Monday for not complying with Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for state employees. Rolovich...

WSU Football Coach Nick Rolovich attends Pac-12 Media Day virtually.

WSU head coach addresses decision to remain unvaccinated during Pac-12 Media Day

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter July 28, 2021

With Pac-12 Media Day in the books, WSU head football coach Nick Rolovich’s statements to the media regarding his vaccination status was the highlight for Cougar fans. The head coach faced more questions...

Griffin, shown here, never pictured himself anywhere other than WSU.

‘Yay sports’: Sign Boy’s origin story

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 23, 2021

WSU alum Parker Griffin is easily recognizable at WSU football games because of his unique signs.  Griffin said he did not want to be just another fan in the stands and always saw people holding signs...

This couple bought a house in Pullman as an investment because they thought the hotels would be booked for WSU football games.

Couple buys house in Pullman to attend football games

ANNIE HAGER April 27, 2021

Living in a college town with contagious energy from students makes it hard to feel old.  WSU alumni David Schneider said Pullman is a paradise for 18- to 22-year-olds.  When he went to...

Prenguber cannot think of a better song for WSU and he hopes Back Home remains a part of it.

A song to inspire future WSU generations

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor March 18, 2021

The Andy Grammer Song, "Back Home" has become synonomous with the WSU community. It has been played at football games at the end of the first quarter since 2015.  Anyone who has attended a football...

This is a crime of intimidation ... this is the crime of scaring people when theyre at their most vulnerable,” said Dan LeBeau, Whitman County chief deputy prosecutor.

WSU starting quarterback arrested for DUI


Editor’s Note: This is a developing story. The article will be updated as more information is gathered. WSU’s starting football quarterback was suspended after being arrested for allegedly driving...

WSU football heads to Los Angeles to take on No. 20 USC after their last two games against Stanford and No. 22 Washington were postponed.

Cougars to face Trojans

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2020

The WSU Cougars will play the No. 20 USC Trojans this weekend in the Cougars’ first game in 22 days. WSU’s last two games were canceled due to the team’s inability to meet the minimum roster requirement...

Cougar football looks to upset No. 11 Oregon at home on Saturday in the same fashion as their College GameDay match-up in October 2018.

Cougs prepare for Ducks at home

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter November 12, 2020

The Washington State Cougars will play their first home game of the season when they face the University of Oregon Ducks at 4 p.m. Saturday in Martin Stadium. The Cougars (1-0) have experienced recent...

Football fan are not allowed to tailgate, according to a Pullman Police press release.

Pullman PD prohibits WSU football fans from tailgating, attending games in person

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief November 12, 2020

The Pullman Police Department is asking WSU football fans to be responsible and support the team from their homes. No spectators are allowed in Martin Stadium and tailgating is prohibited, according...

Michael Kahn, professor at WSUs Institute of Biological Chemistry, said faculty senate should make a statement about the governments efforts to change the F-1 visa requirements, which could prevent students from completing their education.

Faculty Senate talks about government effort to limit exchange students

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 6, 2020

WSU faculty discussed changes to the F-1 visa requirements for international students studying in the U.S. and the transition over to Workday during a faculty senate meeting Thursday afternoon. The effort...

Student athletes should get paid for their work because theyre performing a service that makes money for the school.

OPINION: Student athletes should be paid for their work

JOEY FRANKLIN November 4, 2020

College athletes should be compensated for the amount of publicity and revenue they bring to their schools. However, deciding an equitable price across America is not an easy task. In 2018, the University...

This year’s football season will reduce the number of people in the stands of Martin Stadium from over 30,000 to just a handful. As of now, it has yet to be decided if close friends and family will be allowed to attend games.

Playing in an empty stadium

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter October 29, 2020

Cougar football will be returning to Martin Stadium on Nov. 14, but it is going to look a lot different. Instead of playing in front of 30,000-plus fans jam-packed into the stadium, the players will be...

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