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Letter from the Editor: Excited for new experiences

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor January 19, 2021

I decided to apply to The Daily Evergreen after learning fall semester would be held exclusively online for most WSU students. I was looking for a way to still be involved on campus and to preserve my...

Fall semester brought new challenges, but the Evergreen staff adapted admirably.

Letter from the Editors: Uncertainty, wildcards made us stronger


We had a vision for the paper we were hoping to accomplish before we even stepped into our roles. Then the pandemic presented us with a new set of challenges, and we worried our plans would be curtailed...

The Evergreen Opinion editor reminisces on the highs and lows of 2020.

Letter from the Editor: We’re finally closing out this semester

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor December 10, 2020

When I first started working for the Evergreen, I was a fresh-faced first year with a spring in my step and a song in my heart. The world was my oyster, by golly, and I was going to milk it for every pearl...

Around the country, Trump voters continue to protest the results of an election they claim as illegitimate.

OPINION: Satire: Republicans need to accept election results

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor December 3, 2020

With the election results behind us, it seems that Joe Biden will be the head of American politics, policy and drone strikes for the next four years. With a decently sizable lead in several crucial swing...

Joe Biden has won the election, cementing neoliberalism in the highest rungs of government for another four years.

OPINION: Countdown after the 3rd: I have no mouth and I must scream

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor November 10, 2020

“We can have Rome again if you break enough BMW windows.” -Mike Ma, “Harassment Architecture” And finally, the political machinations of the two great tribes slowly spins to a halt – America...

There are essentially five states that will decide this race — and two of them are hotly contested.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Electoral purgatory

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor November 5, 2020

“Now I’m finding truth is a ruin, nauseous end that nobody is pursuing, Staring into glassy eyes, mesmerized.” -Mr. Bungle, “Retrovertigo” Tuesday’s election night fiasco began fairly...

Pennsylvania will likely be the deciding factor in the 2020 election, but we probably won't see official results for days.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: The end is nigh

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor November 3, 2020

"And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?" -W.B. Yeats, "The Second Coming" The stage is set. The characters have all taken their positions. The...

Trump will beat Biden, but narrowly. It’ll come down to Pennsylvania and 20 electoral votes. This election map predicts the Nov. 3 breakdown, which foresees Biden taking battleground states of Michigan and Wisconsin, while Trump sweeps the South and some parts of the Rust Belt.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Trump will win on Election Night

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor October 28, 2020

“There is no future. There is no past. Do you see? Time is simultaneous, an intricately structured jewel that humans insist on viewing one edge at a time, when the whole design is visible in every facet.” -Dr....

The final presidential debate served as an example of how skewed and flawed the elections are.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: An appeal to heaven

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor October 22, 2020

“And I will show you something different from either Your shadow at morning striding behind you Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you; I will show you fear in a handful of dust.” - T.S....

2016 took us all by surprise, but with careful number-crunching, we might be able to get a more accurate prediction this year.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Picking a winner

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor October 13, 2020

“You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, Know when to walk away, and know when to run.” -Kenny Rogers, “The Gambler” Some men neglect their wives and families and take...

Mike Pence represented Trump tonight, albeit in a more controlled, functional way.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Inherent vice

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor October 7, 2020

“California über alles! Zen fascists will control you, one hundred percent natural. You will jog for the master race, and always wear the happy face.” -Dead Kennedys, “California Über...

Trump's positive diagnosis comes at the worst possible time — he may actually have to fight for the polls.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: In sickness and in health

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor October 6, 2020

"Robert Pattinson should not take back Kristen Stewart. She cheated on him like a dog & will do it again – just watch. He can do much better!" -Donald Trump Presidents do not get sick. Oh sure,...

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