The Daily Evergreen

Student voice in politics

The Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

September 30, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The youth vote, something politicians are endlessly and awkwardly pandering for, can have a substantial impact on elections.Having more student involvement in local government, primarily through voting locally, is one way to encourage politicians to consider student interests when they appoint department h...

Editorial board: New student fee rewards irresponsibility

Editorial board: New student fee rewards irresponsibility

The Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

September 16, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Board of Regents reviewed a plan to reduce WSU Athletics’ $13 million per year deficit on Thursday.The plan, developed by President Kirk Schulz, Athletic Director Bill Moos and other university officials includes a new $100 student fee per academic year.The fee, which would only apply to undergradua...

Letter from the Web & Mobile Manager

BY MICHELLE FREDRICKSON | Evergreen Web & Mobile Manager

April 21, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Today we have launched our first in a new series of Mandarin language podcasts. This is an endeavor undertaken by the Web and Mobile Department to increase our efforts to reach out to the Mandarin-speaking community, which is the largest international body on campus.We have hired two outstanding students ...

Silenced by social media

Evergreen editorial board

April 20, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Well no means yes and yes means anal, right?” This chilling attempt at a joke one Daily Evergreen editor heard from an acquaintance elicited a laugh from the other person in the car.Welcome to rape culture, where violent, insidious acts are fair game for comedic fodder.In addition to in-person insensit...

Letter from the editor: The importance of student media

Hannah Street | Daily Evergreen Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

This WSU election season has shown me there is a hunger on campus for student media.In the past week, The Daily Evergreen has created a special edition, published a Voters Guide, defended its right to publish without prior review, and it still put out a daily paper, trained reporters and held editor meet...

Editorial Board: Student media fee only way to guarantee true ethical authority

By The Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

March 8, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Referendum

Already at more than 30 percent of the Election Board’s goal, strong voter turnout is a sign that students at WSU care about university issues.When this edition went to press, ASWSU Election Board Chair Zachary Anders said voter turnout had topped 16.5 percent. “It looks as if we’re on path for...

ASWSU election editorial board: Evergreen endorses Cherif-Kalilikane ticket

By The Daily Evergreen editorial board

March 7, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Daily Evergreen editorial board was hard-pressed to make a decision on which ASWSU ticket to endorse for the 2016 school year. After exclusive interviews with each of the tickets, the board firmly believes any of the three would make fine choices for president and vice president.Each ticket has its...

Editorial Board: Vote ‘yes’

The Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

March 3, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Referendum

The Daily Evergreen editorial board believes it is in the best interest of WSU students to vote to pay a $4 per semester fee to help fund the Office of Student Media.The opportunity to vote on this referendum will begin Sunday, March 6, and end Thursday, March 10. The referendum will be on the same ...

Letter from the Web & Mobile Manager: New website

BY MICHELLE FREDRICKSON | Evergreen Web & Mobile Manager

February 9, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Daily Evergreen is an award-winning publication. Taking home more than two dozen awards in the last calendar year, this publication is something the students should be proud of. And now, we have launched a web presence to match.If you go to dailyevergreen.com today, you will see a newly-redesigned ...

Letter to the Editor: Tuition reduction is good news for Washington

Rep. Hans Zeiger | ranking minority member on the House Higher Education Committee.

September 4, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Guest Commentaries, Opinion

History is being made in Washington state this year, and the nation is watching. In June, legislators in Olympia passed a budget that reduces tuition at all state colleges and universities over the next two years.Tuition will be reduced by 5 percent at all state institutions for the 2015-16 school year. Then in 2016...

Letter from the Editor: A pivotal year for WSU, Student Media

By Dustin Brennan | Evergreen Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Welcome– or welcome back – to Pullman, Cougs. I hope you’re ready for another great year.As you know, the University suffered a devastating loss this summer with the death of its president, Elson S. Floyd. Floyd was a kind, thoughtful and passionate leader for this institution, and his contribu...

Letter from the Editor: Fall transitions, new beginnings

Lance Lijewski | Summer Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 14, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Three years ago I decided to apply for college. I had no idea where I wanted to go. I just wanted to leave home. I’d heard a lot about WSU, so I Googled ‘Cougars.’After several hours of entertaining distractions and poor decisions, I finally came across WSU’s online application. I signed the ...

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