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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

This coming-of-age drama is packed with chemistry that will leave you
breathless. I promise that you will smile, laugh, cry and pain with the characters.

TV show review: ‘I Told Sunset About You’ is a masterpiece

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2021

The U.S. is severely lacking in quality television shows about relationships within the LGBTQ community. As a result, I had to turn to foreign television networks to find what I was looking...

LGBTQ youth and young adults deserve to have access to medical care that supports their identity.

LGBTQ youth resources flourishing across Palouse

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist September 2, 2021

WSU Pullman has numerous resources for students in the LGBTQ community. The Women*s Center is a major organization on campus that works toward the goal of inclusivity and uplifting marginalized voices...

American Horror Story is a 10-season show with an incredibly inclusive and diverse cast. Nothing beats a show that evolves with current events.

‘American Horror Story’ is a superior show

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist July 23, 2021

Since the very first season of the hit show “American Horror Story,” creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk never hesitated to create a wide-ranging cast that excels at acting. The cast is full of...

A party game played among friends brings out the worst in them all, with hatred for each other and themselves laid out on the table in a way that makes you wonder what makes the movie worth watching.

Movie ‘The Boys in the Band’ is confusing mix of emotions

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor July 16, 2021

When I first watched the trailer for "The Boys in the Band," an adaptation of the 1968 play by Mart Crowley, I had high hopes. Seeing such beloved faces like Matt Bomer and Jim Parsons gave me the idea...

If you are in search of a book with positive portrayals of mental illness, family and friendship, John Corey Whaley’s “Highly Illogical Behavior” is the novel for you.

Book Review: ‘Highly Illogical Behavior’ teaches all ages about LGBTQ+ youth, mental health, friendship

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist July 9, 2021

John Corey Whaley’s young adult novel “Highly Illogical Behavior” is a charming coming-of-age story that is an excellent introduction to many difficult issues for kids as young as middle school,...

LGBTQ+ representation is becoming more common, but we need to see more elderly couples on screen, too.

Movie “Cloudburst” is touching tale of LGBTQ+, senior romance

GRACE LAPIERRE June 25, 2021

Watching shows and movies that fall under the romantic comedy genre, I have noticed a recurring theme: few of them focus on older couples.  There are plenty for younger couples like teen romances or...

Intersectionality refers to the intersections between our many social identities.

Normalizing intersectionality only way to facilitate lasting social change

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist June 21, 2021

In the month of June, Americans observe two major celebrations of victories for social justice. The first is Pride month, the month-long celebration of queer liberation that commemorates the Stonewall...

The goal of inclusive language is ensuring that as many people as possible feel seen and validated in everyday life.

Inclusive language important to show respect for all people

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist June 18, 2021

On Mother’s Day last month, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted a photo wishing everyone a “Happy Birthing People’s Day,” mocking a push for widespread gender-neutral language among progressives.  Cruz...

WSU has shown some steps toward perpetuating diversity and inclusion on campus. There is, however, much more to be done so that all faculty and students feel represented and welcome.

Colleges, corporations have long way to go to adequately represent LGBTQ+ community

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist June 11, 2021

Pride Month has arrived, which means a month of gleeful parades, education on queer history and celebrating queer people’s right to exist and love as they are. With that, however, also comes a bombardment...

The details of this movie are what make it great. The dumplings Ellies dad makes her, the letters Ellie writes for Paul, the train station where Ellie lives and Pauls familys sausage company are all important pieces of this story.

Movie Review: Watch ‘The Half of It’

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor May 21, 2021

Netflix recently switched it up and placed an advertisement for a new throng of shows, movies and comedy collections that star Asian American and Pacific Islander actors and actresses. When I saw the...

OPINION: Shining a light on LGBTQ+ sexual assault

OPINION: Shining a light on LGBTQ+ sexual assault

PORTIA SIMMONS April 15, 2021

Sexual assault is a hard topic to talk about. When we think of sexual assault, we think of the victims as just females, but there are many other people affected by sexual assault, including LGBTQ+ individuals....

Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court signals a new wave of conservative decisions from the judicial branch. It’s conceivable that LGBTQ+ rights will be taken away because of her nomination.

OPINION: Amy Coney Barrett will roll back LGBTQ+ rights

PORTIA SIMMONS November 5, 2020

Amy Coney Barret's contentious confirmation to the Supreme Court is changing the course of politics. On Oct. 26, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed with a 52-48 vote. Barrett has more conservative views...

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