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Podcast EP. 44 – Sports, Studies, and Entrepreneurial Spirit with Dean Janikowski

Student Series: Sports, Studies, and Entrepreneurial Spirit In this episode, the podcast welcomes Dean Janikowski, a dedicated WSU football player. Dean not only discusses his passion for football, but also shares his experiences as a creator, fundraiser, student, and business enthusiast. He reveals how he uses unique methods, like working with a mental coach, to…

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Get Gameday Ready

Get Everything You Need for Cougar Football Cougar football is back! Watch the games at a Coug-owned bar or stock up for your own at-home viewing parties. The CougsFirst! Business Directory can help you find Coug-owned businesses for these needs and more! Beer & Cider Coug Gear & Gifts Catering Food Retail/Online Game Day Viewing…

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Building a Team Culture with Coach Jake Dickert

CougsFirst! Podcast EP. 32 – WSU Football Coach Jake Dickert Behind every great football team is a leader who instills strong core values in every player. A leader that teaches a player skills and mindset work that’s applicable on and off the field. When a team’s culture is built on communication, connection, discipline, trust, and…

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Leaving A Legacy Through Music with DJ Goldfinger

Podcast Ep. 30 – DJ Goldfinger Do you live in the moment? Or do you pull out your phone to relive the moment later? What songs bring you back to your days in Pullman? What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?  These are some deep questions. But they’re also relevant and meaningful,…

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Support Pullman Businesses This Fall

Make a Trip to Pullman This Fall & Think CougsFirst! Many fun events are coming up soon in Pullman, including the National Lentil Festival, WSU Week of Welcome, Cougar Football Saturdays, and more! We encourage you to Think CougsFirst! and support local Pullman businesses while you’re in town. Find below a list of member businesses…

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Visit Pullman This Spring & Think CougsFirst!

Tons of fun events are coming up soon in Pullman, including WSU Family Weekend, the CougsFirst! QB Classic, the Crimson & Gray Game, WSU Commencement, and more. We encourage you to Think CougsFirst! and support local Pullman businesses while you’re in town. Find below a list of member businesses to visit, as well as upcoming…

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Robbie & Zach with Cougar Collective – Podcast EP. 21

WSU alumni Robbie Tobeck (Class of ‘93) and Zach Thornton (Class of ‘22) are on the CougsFirst! Podcast to tell us all about NIL and the Cougar Collective.  As alumni, we all know WSU is a special place. The experience of being a part of the Coug family is something we want more students to…

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Marie Dymkoski: Local Connections + Opportunities | CF! Podcast Ep. 18

Marie Dymkoski

Marie Dymkoski: Local Connections + Opportunities | CF! Podcast Ep. 18 In this episode of the CougsFirst! Podcast, we are excited to introduce Marie Dymkoski, Executive Director of the Pullman Chamber of Commerce. Marie is a self-described “Jane of all trades” and a 34-year-long resident of the Palouse. Keep reading to learn more about what…

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