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

Advocating for Indigenous people is expecially important at WSU, considering we occupy their land.

Media contributes to injustices against Indigenous peoples

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor December 2, 2021

When a white woman goes missing, there is often a media frenzy surrounding the case. Some, such as the recent murder of van life influencer Gabby Petito, have captured the attention of the nation. The...

Watch two awful people fall in love with each other based on a foundation of lies and deceit.

Movie review: Swipe left on ‘Love Hard’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist November 29, 2021

It is the middle of November, Netflix. So tell me, why are you releasing Christmas movies? Halloween candy is only a few weeks old, and Thanksgiving has just passed. Even if it were time for holiday movies,...

Celebrate Día de los Muertos with MECHA on 5 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Ensminger Pavillion!

Day of the Dead is not Mexican Halloween

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist November 1, 2021

¡Feliz Día de los Muertos a todos!  For those unfamiliar with Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, it is a beautiful holiday where friends and family gather to remember and pay respects to...

Most of us have a fascination with different cultures and their traditions, but when does appreciation become impolite?

‘Don’t be a jerk’ about cultural appropriation

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 28, 2021

I would say that in the fight for cultural awareness in America, we have made a ton of progress.  Granted, there are still issues. Stigmatization is present in certain institutions, and not everyone...

Columbus Day obsolete

Columbus Day obsolete

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2021

The Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus, would kick off the age of exploration with his “discovery” of the Americas in 1492. But the first Columbus Day celebration would not happen until the...

Throughout her adolescent years, Rachel Dolezal slowly transitioned from white to Black, eventually obtaining a position within the NAACP.

Stop misusing term ‘transracial’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 16, 2021

Factually, the term transracial is used to describe parents who adopt a child of a different race, typically associated with white families adopting children of color. In recent years, though, people...

American Horror Story is a 10-season show with an incredibly inclusive and diverse cast. Nothing beats a show that evolves with current events.

‘American Horror Story’ is a superior show

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist July 23, 2021

Since the very first season of the hit show “American Horror Story,” creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk never hesitated to create a wide-ranging cast that excels at acting. The cast is full of...

Compared to the beloved film The Goonies, this movie lays the groundwork for understanding the importance of respecting culture, history and sacred land.

Movie Review: Every American should watch ‘Finding ‘Ohana’

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor July 5, 2021

The movie "Finding ‘Ohana" is a recent addition to Netflix’s selection of films. It has been referred to as a modern take on the beloved movie "The Goonies" — and honestly, I think this quartet of...

Not only should we see more representation of the AAPI community in film and media, but we should be learning about how to encourage and support representation for minorities in the correct way.

Accurate Asian American, Pacific Islander representation in film is vital

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor May 28, 2021

Representation of minority groups in media and film has often been a major topic in conversations about oppression and civil rights. After the horrifying and widely-covered attacks on Asians, Asian...

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