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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

Actor Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock onstage at the Oscars last Sunday after Rock insulted his wife in a distasteful joke.

OPINION: No real winners at 2022 Oscars

GRACE SLOAN, Evergreen columnist April 7, 2022

March 27 marked the annual Oscars — a night celebrating the best of Hollywood.  This year’s lineup was one of the most monumental to date, with Ariana Debose winning Best Supporting Actress as...

Pilot strikes have led to massive flight cancellations, especially as post-pandemic travel increases.

OPINION: Alaska Airlines pilot strike affects more than just pilots

ANNABELLE PEPIN, Evergreen columnist April 7, 2022

Last week, over 100 Alaska Airlines flights were canceled due to a pilot strike, according to CNN.  The pilots are frustrated with their current stalled contract negotiations. Essentially, they want...

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...

These are four brands to consider to take your spring wardrobe (and the earth!) to the next level.

OPINION: Wear sustainable this spring!

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist March 29, 2022

Spring has sprung, and you know what that means … spring fashion is officially here! It is time to put away those puffer jackets and soak in that Pullman sunshine. As you start your spring cleaning,...

Theres nothing gross or inappropriate about periods. Turning Red does a beautiful job of helping to normalize something so many people deal with.

Movie Review: “Turning Red” critiques are laughable

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist March 29, 2022

When I saw the trailer for the new Pixar movie “Turning Red,” I saw a giant red panda and knew I had to watch it. If you have not seen it, be warned – there will be spoilers.  The movie follows...

At this point, my bracket is the who-will-not-win prediction.

Satire: March giving me Madness

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist March 24, 2022

I have never claimed to be the authority on really anything about college basketball. Do not get me wrong, I have been to my fair share of Coug basketball games, and every so often I find myself...

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...

Valentine’s Day is a sad day for many, but it does not have to be. If you have a friend, relative or pet that you love, seize the day to show your affection for them.

OPINION: Celebrate Valentine’s Day your way

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor February 15, 2022

Romance and I have never gotten along. As much as I may want it, it always seems to avoid me. For that reason, Valentine’s Day has always been a sad and depressing holiday rather than the joyous event...

My heart on Valentine’s Day, brimming with self-love!!

OPINION: I! Love! Valentine’s! Day!

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2022

Originally, the iconic day of love was not meant for what it is today. During the 14th century, Valentine's Day was more of a “mating season” than it was about celebrating you or your partner's love,...

Our success, or lack thereof, is a direct result of us interacting with systems. You may
be too focused on your success, and not enough on what helped get you there.

Imposter syndrome just a mental model

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist September 13, 2021

People experiencing imposter syndrome are the oneswho can actually see more tangible outcomes from their hard work – like money, social status, awards or recognition. It does not seem to be the...

Whether it requires sending a dozen emails or standing in front of the CUB with a sign to attract interviewees, columnists will do whatever it takes to get interviews.

SATIRE: Columnists turned people-fishers in hopes of catching interviews

GRACE LAPIERRE June 11, 2021

I love my job because I love to write. There are, however, some aspects of it that do not exactly play nice with my other preferences. I loathe hunting for interviews. You reach out and then you wait,...

“I am looking forward to having the virtual commencement, I know it is virtual and will not be the same as it would be in person, but I’m still looking forward to that and the other commencement activities.”

OPINION: Senior shares hopes for graduation, beyond

GRACE LAPIERRE April 29, 2021

To all those graduating this spring: congratulations. It has been a long semester, although they all feel long to me. This recent year posed unique challenges with distance learning, but here we are. A...

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