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Spring 2024

It’s cool to be a Coug couple

At the Coug. In the CUB. On the mall.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Coug couples share the stories of where and how they met at Washington State University.

WSU, it appears, is quite the matchmaker.

Want to add your love story to the mix? Email your anecdote along with then-and-now photos to associate editor Adriana Janovich at

Meantime, enjoy these Coug love stories.


From Syria to Pullman

Munir Abdel-Massih Daud (’67 Civ. Eng., ’72 Arch.) came to the United States to get a degree. He planned to return home to Syria after that. He didn’t plan on falling in love, … » More …