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 student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

There are always opportunities to party, but rarely opportunities to truly focus on relaxation.

OPINION: Spring break was not restful

ANNABELLE PEPIN, Evergreen columnist March 31, 2022

Spring break: a time to relax, spend time with family, catch up on sleep.  Unless that is, you are a part of the vast majority of WSU students who spent their time on the warm beaches...

At this point, I’ll just take the parking tickets.

Satire: WSU Transportation to raise parking costs on 100th Anniversary

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist March 31, 2022

WSU’s Transportation Services recently indicated they were celebrating its 100th anniversary by announcing another rise in parking costs. While an exact price has not been confirmed by officials,...

As we are coming back from spring break, we have the option to ditch our masks in dorms, dining halls and classes. However, is it all as great as it seems?

OPINION: New mask guidance has some flaws

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor March 24, 2022

When I walked out of my room on Monday morning without a mask on, it felt strange. Part of me felt like someone was going to remind me to put one on, and part of me felt like I should have had one with...

Love really is a game sometimes. But when we turn it into a competition where every contestant needs perfect scores, the game starts to become a little rigged.

OPINION: Lower your dating expectations

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor March 24, 2022

Dating apps are as successful for me as a water puddle is successful for a computer. I have tried them out on several occasions — Tinder, Bumble, Taimi, Hinge, you name it — and always ended up...

Are colleges in this region ready for the end of mask mandates? Onlt time will tell.

OPINION: Saying goodbye to an old friend – my face mask

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist March 10, 2022

Are you sick and tired of hearing about COVID-19 in the news? Well, you are not alone. But here I am writing about it anyway.  The day we never thought would come is here. The mask mandate will...

The office of International Programs, the office of the Dean of Students, the
International Students and Scholars office are all working together to turn this crisis moment
around for everyone impacted.

OPINION: WSU supports students affected by Russia-Ukraine war

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist March 10, 2022

Russia’s senseless violence is nothing but an act of profanation and fear-mongering. People all around the world are affected by this crisis, especially students in abroad programs – including the...

Website design so simple, a baby could do it!

Satire: Kindergarten class wins MyWSU redesign contest

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist March 8, 2022

Never let it be said that WSU administration does not listen to its students.  After some childish comments on the design and … functionality … of the iconic MyWSU website, the administration...

Limiting kids access to books limits their understanding of the entire world.

OPINION: Banning books threatens students’ ability to learn

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist March 3, 2022

Book banning in school classrooms and libraries is not a new occurrence. However, political debates over the subject have become more prevalent as it has increased dramatically in the past year. In...

Yik Yak exploded at WSU when it relaunched last year, especially on Greek row.

OPINION: Relaunched Yik Yak is playground for cyberbullying

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist February 24, 2022

We all experience the feeling of wanting to say something, but not because we are afraid of what people might think.  When social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat made their big...

Masked students study in the Compton Union Building on Feb. 22.

OPINION: Should WSU keep mask mandate on campus?

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor February 24, 2022

My least favorite part about COVID-19 restrictions has not been quarantine, school closures or physical distancing. Rather, it has been the mask mandates. While quarantine was certainly detrimental...

Tensions will rise if Butchs iconic look is changed.

SATIRE: First the green M&M, next the world

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist February 17, 2022

Whether out of sheer boredom or a genuine interest in being a well-informed citizen, I found myself flipping through various news sites. I was unsurprised to find the M&M company being talked about...

Curating a capsule wardrobe is a great way to embrace sustainability with style.

OPINION: Gender-neutral capsule wardrobe for anyone, anytime

ANNABELLE PEPIN, Evergreen columnist February 17, 2022

Out with the old, in with the new – or not.  Whether you are traveling, or just following the minimalist wave, a capsule wardrobe is the best way to invest in high-quality pieces that last for...

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