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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The WSU football team runs onto the field before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

An optimist’s guide to home Cougar football

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor September 7, 2023

This Saturday is a special day in Pullman as Cougar Football returns. It is the first chance for Coug fans to have their voices heard on the national stage post-Pac-12 implosion. And more importantly,...

An official poster for Meg 2: The Trench.

REVIEW: ‘Meg 2: The Trench’ has a stench

JOEY FRANKLIN August 17, 2023

Dear reader, if you have learned anything about me while reading my movie reviews this summer, I hope it is the fact that I like to stay positive and find the upside in movies that might have missed the...

An official poster for Haunted Mansion.

REVIEW: ‘Haunted Mansion’ better than 2003 classic

JOEY FRANKLIN August 10, 2023

I was very pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed watching this movie. I do not want to hate on the 2003 Eddie Murphy movie “The Haunted Mansion,” but this adaptation of the classic Disneyland...

Fans rush the field after the WSU victory over Oregon on Oct. 20, 2018, in Martin Stadium.

Commentary: the sudden collapse of the Pac-12 is not good for anyone

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief August 7, 2023

Throughout just a few hours on Friday, August 4, things went from bleak to utterly disastrous for the Pac-12 Conference. All said and done, only four teams remain with the Conference: Washington State,...

An official poster for Barbie.

REVIEW: ‘Barbie,’ the satirical second half of Barbenheimer

JOEY FRANKLIN August 3, 2023

I walked into the movie theater not knowing what to expect plot-wise when it came to “Barbie.” I had heard “Barbie” was not at all like the cutesy animated movies that came out in the early 2000s...

An official poster of Oppenheimer.

REVIEW: ‘Oppenheimer,’ story of the atomic bomb’s creator

JOEY FRANKLIN July 27, 2023

I am going to just come out and say that this is the best movie that I have probably ever seen in the movie theater. A three-hour movie seemed to take maybe half that time; “Oppenheimer” was immersive...

Ballister Boldheart and Nimona from the film Nimona.”

REVIEW: ‘Nimona,’ a sci-fi fantasy story about acceptance

JOEY FRANKLIN July 20, 2023

The first thing that stood out to me about “Nimona” was the interesting crossroads that the characters’ society stood at. The juxtaposition between the futuristic staple of flying cars meshed with...

An official poster of You Hurt My Feelings.

REVIEW: ‘You Hurt My Feelings’ a breath of fresh air

JOEY FRANKLIN July 11, 2023

I saw this movie on a whim because I am a huge fan of the starring actress, Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Her characters in “Seinfeld,” “Veep” and “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” are all...

An official poster of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

REVIEW: ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ a summer must-watch

JOEY FRANKLIN July 4, 2023

Don your brown fedoras and head for your local movie theater; the latest Indiana Jones movie is worth a watch. If you have read any of my previous articles and top ten lists, you might notice that I...

An official poster of Asteroid City.

REVIEW: ‘Asteroid City’: What in the world did I just watch?

JOEY FRANKLIN June 29, 2023

Wow. I can confidently say that I have never seen anything quite like “Asteroid City,” and I am not sure I will ever see anything like it again. I will start with the visuals. Like every movie directed...

An official poster of The Flash.

REVIEW: ‘The Flash’: Walk, don’t run to the theater

JOEY FRANKLIN June 22, 2023

I want to start this review by saying, Michael Keaton’s return as Batman was the best part of “The Flash”; it was really fun to have Danny Elfman’s “Batman” theme peppered throughout the scenes...

An official poster of The Boogeyman.

REVIEW: ‘The Boogeyman’: Keep your lights on!

JOEY FRANKLIN June 13, 2023

I knew very little about this movie before I went to the theater and watched it. I am not claiming to be a horror movie aficionado, but I am not easily rattled by scary movies anymore. I watched most...

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