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Multicultural mentor gives back to program

Asiamay Diaz, a first-generation college student, became a mentor for the Native American Student Center after her mentor impacted her WSU experience.

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2020

As a child of a military family, moving from base to base around the U.S. was the 'norm' for Asiamay Diaz. She chose to attend WSU to be close to her family, who now lives in Spokane. Diaz is a senior at WSU and a member of the Multicultural Student Mentoring Program. Her father is from El Salva...

Student raises funds for mother’s breast cancer battle

WSU student Darya Maysam hopes their GoFundMe page can help fund her mother's chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2020

The first question that came into Darya Maysam's head when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer was: "How will we pay?" In terms of family, it is just Darya and her mother. As a full-time college student and part-time employee, Darya said she wanted to find a way to help fund her mother’s b...

‘He likes his fashion to be extreme’

Dante's Deals opened a storefront display on Main Street in Pullman seven years after Dante Ludlow created his online business while in high school.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

July 20, 2020

For Dante Ludlow, it all started with a pair of $20 Air Jordans. Dante’s Deals, his eBay store, sells vintage clothing, sportswear and some collectibles. The business opened a storefront on Main Street in Pullman, which is in Daily Grind’s old location. It is not open to the public. The sto...

WSU student confronts reality of being bisexual, biracial woman

When Samantha King-Shaw was a freshman on the WSU track and field team, she did not feel accepted as a bisexual and biracial person. However, two years later, she found a place she could be herself in the Queer Intersectional Association and PERIOD.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

July 13, 2020

Finding accepting people and an accepting community who acknowledge her as a multifaceted being is something Samantha King-Shaw, a biracial and bisexual woman, has been working on for a while now.  “Once I was introduced to sexuality as a spectrum ... That was when it clicked,” said Samantha...

‘This is like the movies’

Elizabeth Nalbandian traveled from Jerusalem to Pullman in the pursuit of studying baking. Since then, she has studied abroad and became involved in the Carson College of Business.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

July 7, 2020

From family inspiration to mindless scrolling through Pinterest, Elizabeth Nalbandian started learning to make pastries when she was a young girl. Pastry-making became a passion for Nalbandian while she grew up in Jerusalem, and she said she continues to expand it through her experiences at WSU.  ...

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