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We need to humanize immigrants to foster a healthy community

EDITORIAL BOARD | The Daily Evergreen

April 19, 2017

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

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

ASWSU presidential candidate Zachary Anders, left, and vice presidential candidate Kai Amos.

EDITORIAL BOARD | The Daily Evergreen

February 27, 2017

​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

Muslim Student Association members protesting the Women’s Resource Center’s

Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

February 2, 2017

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


January 11, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Former WSU athletic director Bill Moos has left the university for a position at University of Nebraska.

The Daily Evergreen Editorial Board

September 16, 2016

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

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

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...

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