“When I’m researching a story and I start connecting the dots, the larger picture forms before my eyes and it’s such an incredible feeling. That’s why I do this, to find the stories that nobody would otherwise.”
Sarah Olsen is a senior at Washington State University, after transferring from University of Vermont this semester. She is an English major and double minor in political science and history. Sarah has been in the Enterprise section since its inception in November 2014. She has been involved in designing, writing and/or reporting every Enterprise article from January 2015 to August 2016, including this project and ‘Quality of life’, an article published May 2015 that won 2nd place in the Associated Collegiate Press 2015 Story of the Year award. She was the Enterprise Editor from November 2015 until August 2016. She is now the Assistant News Editor of The Daily Evergreen, WSU’s student newspaper.