About 160 WSU students swarmed Olympia today pressing the cause of higher education during the annual Coug Day at the Capitol event.

Organized by the Associated Students of Washington State University, the delegation included students from all WSU campuses — including the Global Campus — speaking with one voice. Of those who participated, fewer than half were from the Pullman campus. Also participating was a delegation of graduate students.

After a morning briefing, students met with legislators throughout the day to discuss issues surrounding higher education. They finished the day with a brief address from Federal Way Rep. Kristine Reeves, a WSU alum who then led the group in the singing of the university fight song in the rotunda of the Legislative Building.