The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

A party can be a great place to have fun and make memories, but attending comes with risk.

OPINION: Frat parties are scary…

PARKER R. SCHAFER, Evergreen columnist September 29, 2022

Many people know someone who has been intoxicated underage, whether it was at a party or just casually with friends. Even in the dorms, you come across fraternity guys running up and down the halls tripping...

Multicultural Greek chapters were founded on principles of diversity and equity.

OPINION: Multicultural Greek life deserves more recognition

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist February 10, 2022

Even as a Panhellenic sorority member, I have a limited understanding of the WSU Multicultural Greek Council and its chapters. That realization does not sit right with me, and it should not sit right...

The Greek community is long overdue for a culture shift. The new bylaw is a good first step.

OPINION: New Greek bylaw better late than never

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist January 27, 2022

Editor’s note: Trigger warning, this column discusses sexual assault and drug and alcohol use.  *Some names have been changed to protect identity. Greek life is an insane experience.  As...

After a semester of supporting their fellow Greek students through online school, managing safety protocols for COVID-19 and leading individual chapters of their own, Greek leaders deserve a break.

Greek leaders deserve to rest this summer

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor May 28, 2021

Amid the stress of another semester online and the balance of mental health and getting work done, Greek leaders at WSU were pushing for new goals. As this semester was the first one in leadership for...

Washington state universities seem to be unknown to some American students. Without sports teams that are household names or academics that are renowned by a majority nationwide, students outside of Washington state are not familiar with us.

Out of state, WSU lacks strong reputation


As an out-of-stater myself, I wanted to know what people thought of WSU — or if they knew of it at all. Most people, I figured, did not look through a book of every university in the country and narrow...

When applying for college, the location of campus is often a major factor. Some prefer experiencing college in a small town rather than a city, and this preference can affect which colleges we pay attention to.

University’s perceived ‘popularity’ affected by location


Driving about an hour and a half out of Pullman, I remember there being a large “GO COUGS!” painted on the side of a building in a field. When I return to Chelan to visit my father, I can see flags...

What lies behind those glowing eyes, and what is in those solo cups?

OPINION: Satire: FBI classifies frats, sororities as cults

PORTIA SIMMONS March 4, 2021

Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released its list of top organizations classified as cults. This list included: Blockbuster members, frequenters of Applebee’s and fraternity and sorority...

Students are required to show proof of attestation before going to campus.

OPINION: WSU has prepared for COVID this time, students must take share of responsibility

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor January 28, 2021

Students are pouring back into our little college town, while administrators and student leaders are gearing up to beat back the wave of COVID-19 cases that may accompany them.  Unlike last semester,...

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