The Daily Evergreen

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 28, 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 21, 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,...

Letter from the editor: Communication key to success

MADISON JACKSON, Evergreen editor-in-chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Again, thank you WSU for passing the Student Media fee. With this $5 fee in the fall and spring semesters, we will strive to continue representing you as accurately as possible. Undergraduates passed the fee with 50.8 percent and graduate passed the fee with 52 percent. To the other 48.9 percent ...

Vote ‘YES’ for Student Media fee

EDITORIAL BOARD

March 5, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Daily Evergreen has one last opportunity to continue printing independent news five days a week. There’s a lot at stake for all WSU students, not just those who work in our office. On Monday, ASWSU President Jordan Frost tweeted, “The Evergreen does not need to be ‘saved’. Without this...

Don’t let state legislators hide what should be public

EDITORIAL BOARD

February 28, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Skipping both public testimony and debate, bipartisan state legislators came together in record time to make their branch of government the least transparent in the state. The bill they passed, SB 6617, retroactively exempts thousands of records from public scrutiny. Barring a veto from the governor, th...

Letter from the editor: Backing down not an option

MADISON JACKSON, Evergreen editor-in-chief

January 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

I left my office to grab coffee Tuesday, and I came back to a newspaper-wrapped package on my desk. “No PR. No BS. No Retreat.” stared back at me. I opened the package to find reporter notebooks and a note that read, “Give ‘em hell.” This gift was from The Daily Evergreen’s content adviser...

Editorial board: Evergreen changes tagline to emphasize mission of pursuing truth

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

January 8, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

WSU’s only independent news source is at risk. The effects of university-wide budget cuts have trickled down to The Daily Evergreen. In an effort to combat a massive cut to our print and campus presence, we have changed our tagline to more accurately reflect what our mission has always been. We...

Farewell to editor-in-chief, not the Evergreen

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen editor-in-chief

December 11, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

I must say, turning over the keys to the editor-in-chief’s office will be bittersweet. This semester, the office has been more than a home to my endeavors as the leader of this publication. It has been a venue for tough conversations that have shaped the experience of many editors here. It has housed...

Make your voices heard to administrators

Make your voices heard to administrators

Editorial Board

November 9, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Just over two weeks after announcing that all retention counselor contracts would expire without renewal, Vice President of Student Affairs Mary Jo Gonzales sent a memo stating that permanent funds would be reallocated to fund two of these positions, starting next semester. Five retention counselors...

Students disproportionately affected by budget cuts made by administration

EDITORIAL BOARD

November 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

When WSU President Kirk Schulz announced that the Performing Arts program would end with its last performance in April 2018, budget cuts across campus became more tangible. The Performing Arts department employs two full-time faculty members and two full-time staff. The department houses organizations...

Editorial board: Separate industry and scientific discovery

September 15, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Scientists should have the right to conduct research in their field of expertise without fear of retribution from their own institution. Meaningful scientific inquiry should be encouraged purely by the need for discovery — it requires time, experimentation and review. This has not been the case...

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