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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


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 23, 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 21, 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 10, 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 3, 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 21, 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 7, 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 24, 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 17, 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...

National fight for student newsrooms continues

National fight for student newsrooms continues

EDITORIAL BOARD

April 25, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

When we learned that cuts to our print cycle were imminent due to lack of funding, we were in the middle of studying for finals and preparing for the next semester of producing a daily newspaper. Suddenly, we were thrust into a position that no student journalist should have to face. We had to somehow...

The Daily Evergreen’s State of the University Address

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

March 29, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

After an hour and a half of talking and answering questions at his State of the University address Tuesday, WSU President Kirk Schulz said surprisingly little. While it would be unfair to expect him to lay out every detail of his plans to address WSU’s financial crisis or ongoing struggles with student...

Support students’ decision to speak up

Support students’ decision to speak up

Editorial Board

March 22, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

High school students across the country, including Pullman, walked out of class March 14 in protest of frequent school shootings. As a result, students who participated faced repercussions in the form of detentions and suspensions. Regardless of your opinion on gun control, students should be commended,...

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