"I can't define it; I can't tell somebody who isn't a Cougar what it's like. There's something that happens at Washington State, you quietly and subtly become infected. There are very few people I've ever met who have gone to WSU and not come away with a favorable impression ... Washington State was a passion. Being a Cougar was a passion."
Head Football Coach 1978-86
From his book "Tales from the Washington State Cougars Sideline"
While it may be hard to define, one thing is for sure, being a Cougar is something special, as demonstrated by the following stories.
A Call to Action
Tom and Barbara Wilson's passion for WSU rowing was made possible through their passion for boating.
Nov. 22, 2008
The story of the individuals who made the Cougar Pride monument a reality.
Jan. 8, 2008
Tony Bennett and the Legends of the Palouse motorcycle
Nov. 5, 2007
A Saying That's Worth a Thousand Words
Find out how the Go Cougs shed came to be.
July 5, 2007
In Appreciation: Randall Johnson (1915-2007)
A tribute to the man who created the renowned logo of Washington State University.
May 11, 2007
Recounting the Legends of Cougar Football
The celebrated stories of Cougar Football are detailed in "Legends of the Palouse" a three-part DVD series chronicling the history of the Washington State football program.
March 7, 2007
Former WSU Art Professor Donates Paintings to University
Robert Feasley, a member of the Fine Arts Faculty at WSU from 1958-88, donated eight paintings to the University, four of which now reside in the Bohler Athletic Complex and four at the Student Recreation Center.
Jan. 9, 2007
Cougar Pride Through and Through
Being a Cougar doesn't just mean a person attends, or graduates from, Washington State University. Pat Handly is a great example of this.
Oct. 24, 2006
A Nod to a Season Unsurpassed in WSU History
WSU supporters Kim and Dean Rieken recount the story of the 1915 Washington State University football team, champions of the 1916 Rose Bowl.
July 14, 2006
Advantage: WSU Tennis
Audrey Simmelink is scoring big on and off the court, tennis court that is.
July 6, 2006
From WSU Student-Athlete to Alumnus and Supporter
The man responsible for the Cougar Tailgate has come up with another unique fundraiser for WSU Athletics.