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

Producing legislation that benefits their own investments gives Congress an unfair advantage over other investors.

OPINION: Members of Congress should not use positions to make money

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist January 27, 2022

Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff plans to introduce a bill that would target loopholes utilized by members of Congress for trading or holding individual stocks while in office.  The bill is very much in...

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...

These four sustainable denim brands will take your jean game to the next level.

OPINION: Jean brands for a more conscious closet

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist January 25, 2022

If you have read my previous article surrounding sustainable practices, you know that buying second-hand clothing is the best way to purchase ethically. However, sometimes it can be difficult to find jeans...

There are many issues in America when it comes to politics and how divisive they are. One of the most prominent issues that does not get discussed often is labeling.

OPINION: Stop stereotyping your political opponents

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 25, 2022

Something I avoid doing in public is commenting on politics, particularly because it has become such a polarized and divisive topic in American society. We have successfully managed to create a world where...

Social media often aestheticizes hit shows, and in the process the important messages get lost.

TV Show Review: Glamorization of ‘Euphoria’ distracts from show quality

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist January 25, 2022

The hit HBO Max drama “Euphoria” is getting more attention every day. Throughout social media, specifically TikTok, the show has been going more viral than ever since its premiere in 2019.  “Euphoria”...

While we are still fighting to maintain equality between men and women, we must consider individuals who identify as other genders.

OPINION: Gender equality must include all genders

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 20, 2022

Nail polish, rainbow earrings, pastel necklaces and pink sweaters with cutesy designs on them – these are a few of the things I indulge in when it comes to fashion. When I think about my gender identity,...

A privately funded system puts money ahead of public trust.

OPINION: Time to restore balance in campaign funding

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist January 20, 2022

The cost of political campaigns, especially on the national level, is staggering.  With the most recent presidential election, both major candidates threw around huge budgets.  Both President...

Cougs already struggle with being able to attend classes due to the high cost of tuition. A potential tuition increase will only make the problem bigger.

OPINION: Tuition increases not solution to campus needs

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 19, 2022

WSU’s Board of Regents will vote this week on whether or not to increase tuition for the 2022-23 academic year. If approved, it will be the sixth consecutive year that students will face a tuition...

Positive thinking can go a long way in helping you create the reality you want.

OPINION: Manifesting your dream reality easier than you think

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist January 18, 2022

Manifesting your dream reality is easier than you might think. All it takes is good energy, positive affirmations and the patience to be confident in what you want. Spirituality and manifestation have...

There is not a single soul in America who is not aware of the issues our society faces. Yet, we refrain from talking about them.

OPINION: Conversation is needed to fix society

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 18, 2022

In my English 101 class freshman year, we watched a TED Talk featuring Jackson Bird, a transgender digital storyteller and activist.  In his talk, he brought up the fact that being a transgender...

If you want to be more bored and depressed after watching a reality television show, watch ‘Hype House.’

TV Show Review: Fly on the wall more noteworthy than ‘Hype House’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist January 18, 2022

I was perusing Netflix the other day, as one does when they have nothing better to do. There, I stumbled across a reality television show titled “Hype House.” Now, I usually avoid any and all...

We allow the media to control our information — what if we as a society regained control of the news?

OPINION: Media must regain public trust

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 13, 2022

It is getting significantly harder to trust news sources. Yes, this is coming from someone who works in journalism. It is no surprise that most major outlets for news have begun to lose their credibility...

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