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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

People infected with the delta variant are more likely to spread the virus because there are more viral particles present in their nose and mouth. The variant is a mutation of previous strains.

Science Explained: Why is the Delta variant so contagious?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor August 26, 2021

The Delta variant has been dominating headlines recently. We keep hearing that it is “more contagious” than previous strains — but what exactly does that mean? The answer lies in the viral strain’s...

Josie Goodrich, freshman criminal justice and multimedia journalism double major, said her ultimate goal in rodeo is to make it to National Finals Rodeo, where the top 15 people in the world compete. 

Student represents WSU independently in college rodeo

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 16, 2021

Even though WSU does not have a rodeo team, one freshman is following in her parents’ footsteps and representing WSU as an independent rider.  “I’ve done [rodeo] since I was walking,” said...

Students hope for in-person classes next semester and for more opportunities to be involved on campus.

WSU students agree that in-person classes are the best way to learn

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter April 6, 2021

While COVID-19 has affected all college students pretty negatively, students in every year have experienced going to school throughout the pandemic differently. Ashley Earp, freshman criminal justice...

Foley did not know many people in Greek life. She knew a few people, but knew nothing about Greek life.

Kappa Kappa Gamma’s new president has successful start to term

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2021

Kappa Kappa Gamma recently held elections for their new president. Because of the pandemic, only one person ran.  With everything being online now, nobody wanted to step up and run for president. Emily...

Vi Nguyen, senior majoring in hospitality business management, moved to the U.S. with her family after eleventh grade.

WSU senior aims to create more fair, diverse workplaces

SANDI KOBIESA, Managing editor November 30, 2020

As Vi Nguyen grew up in Vietnam surrounded by extravagant hotels and resorts, she eventually developed an interest in the hospitality business. Nguyen was born in Da Nang, a city in central Vietnam,...

All funds will be donated to First Book, an organization that gives educational resources to students who do not have access to them. 

WSU students create GoFundMe for students in need of educational resources

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter November 20, 2020

WSU students in Human Development 205 set up a GoFundMe to send donations to First Book, which is an organization that provides educational resources to students who do not have access to them.  Miranda...

Shortly after senior Gerardo Zaragoza transferred to WSU from Pierce College, he became the deputy director of communications for ASWSU.

ASWSU leader forges own path

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 12, 2020

When Gerardo Zaragoza transferred to WSU, he found his place within the student community. After moving to Pullman from Pierce College in 2019, Zaragoza became ASWSU deputy director of communications...

Karen Veloz is pursuing a research project inspired by her own lived experiences.

McNair student researches relationship between parents, children

HANNAH FLORES November 9, 2020

A cold case in Karen Veloz's family left her wanting answers. Veloz, WSU sophomore biology and criminal justice and criminology double major, became interested in the field of criminology when she...

Claudia Berry, WSU sophomore wildlife ecology and conservation sciences major, learned a variety of skills during her time in the U.S. Army, like time management and topography.

Student veteran becomes leader on campus

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 9, 2020

Claudia Berry grew up watching her father serve in two wars for the military. She wanted to follow in his footsteps. At age 16, she signed some paperwork and entered the military by the time she was...

WSU sophomore Tanya Rivera knew she wanted to work with children from underrepresented groups since was in high school.

‘Tanya is unstoppable’

SANDI KOBIESA, Managing editor November 5, 2020

Being from a family of immigrants, Tanya Rivera feels an internal drive to succeed. Rivera, sophomore speech and hearing sciences major, knew she wanted to work with children when she was a sophomore...

Gunnar Sly, WSU junior chemical engineering major, hopes to use a form of algae to create longer-lasting and environmentally-friendly batteries.

Student searches for sustainable battery

SANDI KOBIESA, Managing editor November 2, 2020

When Gunnar Sly was an incoming freshman three years ago, his dream came true when he was given the opportunity to do research on silicon batteries. Gunnar Sly, junior chemical engineering major, spent...

Despite COVID-19 being on the forefront of concerns, WSU senior Nathalie Aps wanted to raise awareness about ongoing issues like global poverty.

WSU student fights poverty with social media

ANNIE HAGER October 29, 2020

She needed an internship. Nathalie Aps was just starting her search to find a nonprofit in need of help when she stumbled upon The Borgen Project. Aps, senior advertising and criminal justice and criminology...

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