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Hospitals should not consult public on medical decisions

EDITORIAL BOARD | The Daily Evergreen

June 14, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH) asking the public for their input on gender reassignment surgery is a political and outrageous step to electrify the public on an issue they have no expertise in.Hospital staff would not consult the public regarding other medical practices, and The Daily Evergreen be...

Jury-selection process needs to accommodate the WSU community

Jury-selection process needs to accommodate the WSU community

EDITORIAL BOARD | The Daily Evergreen

May 24, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As an American Samoan attending college in Pullman, the odds of Robert Barber being judged by a “jury of his peers” were slim. His attorney, Stephen Graham told The Daily Evergreen in March that Barber was looking forward to facing this jury. However, this jury should have been a combination...

Letter from the editor: Finding my home away from home

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen editor-in-chief

May 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

I am pleased and excited to announce that I will be taking over as editor-in-chief of The Daily Evergreen for summer and fall 2017. I joined the Evergreen during the spring of my freshman year, upon being recruited to report for the Life section. Last year at this time, I decided to step into the rol...

Letter from the editor

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen editor-in-chief

May 5, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Transparency is key. As a newspaper, our purpose is to provide information fairly and objectively to the student body. In the interest of full transparency, it’s important that we at Student Media keep no secrets. That is why I am writing this letter to you, our readership, to let you kn...

We need to humanize immigrants to foster a healthy community

EDITORIAL BOARD | The Daily Evergreen

April 19, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As the rhetoric around immigration in the U.S. grows increasingly frenzied and polarized, the word itself seems to lose substance. The reality is there are millions of immigrants, many struggling for their survival, with dreams of happiness and security.Political leanings aside, The Daily Evergreen Edito...

ASWSU presidential candidates should stop distracting students

EDITORIAL BOARD | The Daily Evergreen

March 2, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

This ASWSU election has so far brought four election violation allegations, three of them filed by presidential candidates. This is the highest number since 2011.These allegations generally accomplish nothing, besides distracting students from important issues on campus. We agree there are some violations...

Editorial Board endorsement | Anders and Amos most likely to bring change

Editorial Board endorsement | Anders and Amos most likely to bring change

EDITORIAL BOARD | The Daily Evergreen

February 27, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

​Though both ASWSU presidential tickets are qualified to run the student government, we feel the institution needs more than a continuation of the leadership it has seen in recent years. The ASWSU executives receive the full cost of attendance at WSU, which is about $30,000, as payment for hol...

Students can take action against travel ban

Students can take action against travel ban

Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

February 2, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

One hundred and thirty six of our fellow WSU students’ lives are on lockdown. President Donald Trump’s executive order has forced them, and students across the U.S. who are here on student visas from seven Muslim-majority countries, to suspend travel to their home countries for at least the ...

Editorial Board is the voice of the Evergreen on campus issues

THE DAILY EVERGREEN EDITORIAL BOARD

January 11, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

AS AN EDITORIAL BOARD, WE HOPE TO...Establish a shared sense of accountability and affection for our communityRecognize and interpret the most pressing issues facing our university and regionEncourage action and thoughtful conversation among studentsThe Daily Evergreen strives to report objectively on ...

We strive to tell the community’s stories

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen editor-in-chief

January 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As I read The Daily Evergreen’s reader survey results this past fall, patterns quickly emerged. Mixed in were less-than-constructive suggestions, including one from a respondent who asked for less Cody (whoever you are, you have my sincerest apologies). But overall, the responses showed that y...

‘We’ve made it through worse’

The Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

November 18, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As journalists, there is nothing more important to us than free speech.We hold the First Amendment up because it is the reason for our very existence. Under it, we have freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and petition.Countries like Burma and North Korea don’t have this right and countries...

Information overload

The Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

October 14, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

With the 2016 presidential election on the horizon, media literacy has never been more important.The American people are receiving reports at high speeds on every detail and scandal of the campaign, and today’s media consumers must be extremely critical of everything they read.Bruce Pinkleton, the interim ...

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