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Letter from the Editor: Art hasn’t stopped

Joel Kemegue will be the Mint editor for the summer and fall.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor

May 15, 2020

I joined The Daily Evergreen in fall 2019 because I wanted to make dumb satire articles and nothing else. Mint was the way to do that. Maybe I’d dip my toe in a news article every other month, but I had no intention of going any further than that. If you had asked me then if I wanted to be Mint edi...

Letter from the Editor: Focus on WSU

Jacob Hersh will be the opinion editor for the summer and fall semester.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

May 13, 2020

It’s a crazy world in which we’ve found ourselves, where masks are high fashion and hand sanitizer suddenly becomes a hoarded commodity. Personally, I never could have predicted a worldwide pandemic. (My money was always on a nuclear war, but that’s another story.) When you look around, however...

Letter from the Editor: Here’s to staying local

Madysen McLain will be the Roots editor for summer and fall 2020.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor

May 11, 2020

My journey with The Daily Evergreen began in August 2018. I didn't think an informational meeting and a chance to get free pizza would quickly turn into an experience I would never forget.  Since then, I have written for the news section, helped lead a section as deputy news editor, and wrote for Ro...

Letter from the Editor: Emphasizing the ‘Ever’ in Evergreen

Letter from the Editor: Emphasizing the 'Ever' in Evergreen


May 11, 2020

Although it has been weeks since we last set foot in Murrow Hall, we can still picture some of the quotes that line the walls of the newsroom. One quote that is still fresh in our minds is “The job of the newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” Today, there are countle...

Letter from the editor: Community is everything

Letter from the editor: Community is everything

GRACE ARNIS, Managing Editor

May 1, 2020

Dear readers, Coming back for a fifth year of college was always something I knew I would have to do.  I learned in an introductory communication course my second semester of college the final class requirement to complete my degree directly conflicted with my schedule as a student-athlete on the wom...

OPINION: ASWSU just pays lip service to POC

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen columnist

March 9, 2020

The multicultural debate last Wednesday disappointed me. In a forum for discussion about what each of the candidates planned to do for people of color at WSU, I walked out with no idea what anybody planned to do to address any problems relating to people of color at WSU. I admit I left early, but I...

Letter from the editor: let’s talk resolutions

Letter from the editor: let's talk resolutions

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen Mint editor

January 16, 2020

I know I'm about two weeks late saying it, but happy new year! I've always been a big fan of New Year's Day. I know time is arbitrary and everything is meaningless and blah, blah, blah, nihilistic commentary. Whatever, I've always thought it's a good idea. I believe everyone is always looking for ...

Letter from the editor: Mint is getting creative

Sydney Brown started at The Daily Evergreen as a Life reporter, but she’s ready to try her hand as Mint editor. The rest of the semester will feature more creative pieces.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen Mint editor

October 9, 2019

This is the third letter of this nature that I have written, so I will keep this one short. I started as a Life reporter for The Daily Evergreen, but I always loved the loose feeling of Mint. It seemed a place to go for more creative nonfiction. As someone whose love of writing came in the form of...

Letter from the editor: Where I come from, De donde vengo

“The workers couldn’t believe the amount we’d be paid. My dad was the first to suggest a strike. None of the workers wanted to,” news editor Daisy Zavala said.

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen News editor

October 2, 2019

We were constantly picking fruit, always working in a rush. We didn’t have time to think. We were mechanical because we were expected to be mechanical. But when I was up there at the tops of the trees, I stopped to watch the sunrise. As I stood on the 11th step of a twelve-foot ladder and watched...

Letter from the editor: Pulling back the curtain this semester

Making the paper known and understood is Emma Ledbetter’s job.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen social media & engagement editor

October 2, 2019

Perhaps, as a reader of The Daily Evergreen, you’ve found yourself wondering what goes on behind the scenes of our newspaper. Or, maybe, you pick up the paper or click on an article and aren’t sure which faceless name produced what you’re looking at. Trust me, I was once in the same place....

Letter from the Mint editor: Celebrate mom’s weekend with simple activities

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen mint editor

April 11, 2019

Welcome, once again, to the Minty-freshest section around. We’re rocking a Mom’s Weekend theme today as we anticipate the arrival of thousands of Cougar parents on campus. This is my first Mom’s Weekend ever, and I don’t quite know what to expect. I’ve heard the rumors about moms going...

Letter from the mint editor: People of the Palouse will showcase stories

Letter from the mint editor: People of the Palouse will showcase stories

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen mint editor

April 4, 2019

Now that I can sit outside without freezing, I’ve been spending a lot of time studying on Thompson Flats. And by studying, I mean getting distracted by all the people walking by and lounging on the grass near me. I’m not sure why I love people-watching, but I could sit for hours imagining stories...

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