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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 ...

Student voice in politics

The Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

September 30, 2016


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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


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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


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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 ...

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