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Opinion editors look to spark conversation

Opinion editors look to spark conversation

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen Opinion editor

May 30, 2019

As long as I’ve been a part of The Daily Evergreen, I’ve felt pulled to the opinion section. I started out as an opinion columnist myself, then spent some time as a copy editor and life reporter before I ended up back in opinion. Of course, this time I found myself behind the opinion desk, laying...

Working for you: meet the new Editor in Chief

Working for you: meet the new Editor in Chief

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen editor-in-chief

May 9, 2019

What kind of articles would make you pick up a newspaper? That question is simple, and yet there are countless and equally valid possibilities. Some readers are attracted to breaking news and crime reports, while others are more interested in features or finding out about what band will play over...

Opinion editors hope to encourage civil discourse

Opinion editors hope to encourage civil discourse

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen opinion editor

May 9, 2019

The First Amendment grants freedom of speech to those who reside in the United States. This fundamental principle of our democracy not only makes the U.S. a hotbed for new ideas but creates a system where everyone has a chance to feel represented, even on the small scale that social media can offer. ...

Editorial board: Undressing the university address

Editorial board: Undressing the university address

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

March 28, 2019

WSU President Kirk Schulz concluded his third State of the University address on Tuesday doing what most bureaucrats do: telling little more than half the story. During his approximately 28-minute address, Schulz spent most of his time congratulating departments and faculty and outlining progress on t...

EDITORIAL BOARD: No print Evergreen on Tuesday

EDITORIAL BOARD: No print Evergreen on Tuesday

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

February 11, 2019

The Daily Evergreen will not publish a print edition for Tuesday, Feb. 12 due to forecasted inclement weather conditions. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the Palouse region until 10 a.m. Tuesday. Included in this warning is a predicted 7 inches of snowfall before 1 a.m. We will still publish tomorrow’s stories online and links to them ...

Letter from the editor: Changes made in response to feedback

Letter from the editor: Changes made in response to feedback

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen opinion editor

January 15, 2019

The progression of the world has always hinged on humanity’s greatest ability; to adapt to and overcome all challenges set before us. There would be little warmth without the clothes that guard our hairless hides, no food for all without animal husbandry and farms and truly no other progression...

Letter from the editor: Going for trial and error

Letter from the editor: Going for trial and error

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen opinion editor

January 9, 2019

When I came to the Evergreen, I had no idea what I was supposed to do. Coming into college, in fact, I had no idea how I would spend my time here. Even as I write this letter, I haven’t the slightest idea of how to continue it on past this paragraph. Yet you’re still reading this small spiel...

Letter from the editor: I am your servant

Letter from the editor: I am your servant

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen editor-in-chief

January 8, 2019

My new job as editor-in-chief of The Daily Evergreen is to be in your service. I don’t mean I’m going to be your housekeeper or assistant, but journalism is entirely about serving the readers. That is my main goal as the new EIC this semester. When I began my career at the Evergreen in fall...

Ed Board: Journalism matters now more than ever

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

November 6, 2018

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 30, 2018

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 4, 2018

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 20, 2018

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...

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