The Daily Evergreen

Ed Board: Journalism matters now more than ever

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

November 6, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

During election season, the role of journalism in a democracy is even more important. Voter guides can be useful sources of information but when it comes to candidates, there are better places to find information on them. In the official guides, candidates submit their own statements about who they...

Ed Board: Trump’s rhetoric incites radicals

Ed Board: Trump’s rhetoric incites radicals

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

October 29, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top-feature

This piece has been updated to clarify points made by the Editorial Board regarding the implications of statements made by President Trump. President Donald Trump’s and others’ inflammatory political rhetoric inspires people, even unintentionally, to commit acts of domestic terrorism. Even if a per...

Editorial board: Register online to vote

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

You can register to vote online until Oct. 8. In order to register, you must have a Washington ID and if you don’t, you can still register by mail. There are two schools of thought on voting at this point. You can have whatever complaints you want about the area and its politicians, but the truth is that you...

Editorial Board: Sources from public records deserve benefit of doubt

Editorial Board: Sources from public records deserve benefit of doubt

EDITORIAL BOARD

September 19, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Dismissing the credibility of anonymous sources obtained from public records without understanding why they are unnamed is ignorant. In the investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against former Assistant Athletic Director Jason Gesser, a number of allega­tions were recovered from public...

One political opinion shouldn’t define party loyalty

One political opinion shouldn’t define party loyalty

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

August 22, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The urgency to align with one political party, and one party alone, is overwhelming, to say the least. This becomes a problem when citizens do not fully agree with any candidate and thus refuse to vote, especially in general elections when it usually comes down to the big two. From a young age, party...

Letter from the editor: A journey born from a rival

Letter from the editor: A journey born from a rival

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion

After over three months of grinding through the summer with a limited staff as Editor-in-Chief, I’m ready to put out a paper five days a week while being a full-time college student. But my journey to this position didn’t seem possible nearly three years ago when I had zero interest in going into...

Letter from the editor: find your voice

HANAH GOETZ, Opinion editor

August 9, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Most of you who are entering WSU are those who are ready to tackle classes and get your degree while having fun on the side. It’s the image we are given for all college experiences — classes, lots of coffee, late nights, an abundance of sweatpants, grueling finals and parties. Here are things...

Satire: Best advice for Fourth of July fun

Satire: Best advice for Fourth of July fun

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

July 2, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

This Fourth of July we want to give you the best tips for making your celebration the ultimate success. Be sure to hydrate. Ensure you are as drunk as possible. That way you can’t feel the burn of a sparkler the day after and you’ll have an edgy, American-fueled hangover. Enhance your experience. Smoke ...

Phony video post has coach in crosshairs

Phony video post has coach in crosshairs

Editorial Board, The Daily Evergreen

June 20, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top-feature

WSU head football coach Mike Leach made a mistake this weekend — he didn’t check his source. Leach sent out a tweet Sunday asking people to share their thoughts on a video of former President Barack Obama speaking in Brussels, Belgium, in 2014. The problem was the video was fake. The phony...

WSU Board of Regents closes off public

WSU Board of Regents closes off public

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

June 6, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

The WSU Board of Regents will hold their last regular meeting of the 2018 fiscal year this week where they will address one of the most pressing issues facing the university in the form of the over $60 million deficit facing the athletics department. However, they have decided to hold this important...

WSU research another victim to political bias

WSU research another victim to political bias

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

May 23, 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 16, 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...

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