The Daily Evergreen

Reader Reactions | Evergreen named top three student newspaper

Reader Reactions | Evergreen named top three student newspaper

May 24, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to The Society of Professional Journalists naming The Daily Evergreen one of the top three daily student newspapers in the nation earlier this week. Jens Hegg: “I’m glad they were recognized. They have done a great job holding people accountable on multiple things the last couple ...

WSU research another victim to political bias

WSU research another victim to political bias

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

May 24, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

WSU has once again found itself in the line of fire regarding its lack of neutrality and bias toward scientific research conducted on campus. It is the goal of science to help us understand the world around us, but it is also the job of science to be removed from any influence on behalf of this goal....

Students should take responsibility

Students should take responsibility

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

May 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Though Granite Point has recently re-opened after a major clean-up of trash and defacing of the cliffs, we have to remember that this is not the first time a major natural area has fallen victim to the carelessness of students and residents. Kamiak Butte was shut down due to an illegal campfire sparking...

Street Talk: What do you think about the tuition increase?

HANAH GOETZ, Opinion editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

  Reporting by Hanah Goetz Photos by Adam Jackson...

Opinion inviting readers to share thoughts

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen opinion editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Dearest readers, it is that time. While many return home, The Daily Evergreen remains to bring information to those who stay behind. We might be less frequent this semester, but we have not lost our important role as a student run newspaper that watches over the university.earest readers, it is that...

Reader Reactions | Wolf researcher resigns from WSU

Reader Reactions | Wolf researcher resigns from WSU

May 17, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to well-known wolf researcher, Robert Wielgus, announcing his resignation after a settlement with WSU. Tiva Wolfe: "I just read all the information I could find on him, and it seems like he was the victim more than anything else. He did the research he was paid to do, and because lawm...

Cultural diversity should explore gray areas, open dialogues

Cultural diversity should explore gray areas, open dialogues

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen opinion editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

We have a tendency to alienate people in the endeavor to create an understanding towards cultural diversity. Instead of teaching, we’re arguing. We’re closing any lines of communication and understanding towards a healthier cultural environment by punishing instead of responding with open-minde...

Not all students prepared for writing portfolio

Not all students prepared for writing portfolio

MORGAN HOSTETTLER, Evergreen columnist

May 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

No matter your major, you have and will write a noticeable number of essays while at WSU. Even if you hate everything about writing and you figure out a schedule where you have a minimal amount of work, at least five papers are required before you walk across the stage like our most recent graduates. These...

Building Evergreen’s prestige

Building Evergreen’s prestige

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Ever since I wrote my first story for The Daily Evergreen in spring 2015, my roommates greet me with surprise if I come home at any point between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. I can’t blame them. I once spent 48 hours straight in the newsroom, leaving only to buy Panda Express. Since I started, I’ve worked...

Leaving a legacy of transparent media, fair reporting

MADISON JACKSON, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Today marks my last day as editor-in-chief of The Daily Evergreen. At times, I never thought I would make it here, or predict the feelings this sentence stirs up. It’s bittersweet to be sure. The experiences I had while in this office are priceless. The people I met and the relationships I built...

Editing, reporting led to dream job

Editing, reporting led to dream job

REBECCA WHITE, Assistant news editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

About 25 minutes after my job interview, and five minutes after finishing the paperwork to get on payroll, I was on my way to report my first story for The Daily Evergreen, “A billion reasons to celebrate,” about the university raising copious amounts of donor money. While the story felt inconsequential,...

Learning lessons of storytelling, photojournalism

Learning lessons of storytelling, photojournalism

TEVA MAYER, Evergreen managing editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When I first walked into The Daily Evergreen’s newsroom as a freshman during Week of Welcome, I was looking for a way to earn some money. I just wanted to see a movie or hit up Porchlight Pizza, maybe develop my photography. I had no idea what this paper would become for me or how it would shape my...