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

Attention on Jeffrey Epsteins life of crime and eventual death hang over Maxwells trial.

Fair trial for Ghislaine Maxwell impossible

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist December 2, 2021

  *Editor's Note: All mentions of Ghislaine Maxwell's charges and alleged illegal actions have been changed to be preceded by "allegedly" or "alleged," as Maxwell's guilt has yet to be determined...

Advocating for Indigenous people is expecially important at WSU, considering we occupy their land.

Media contributes to injustices against Indigenous peoples

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist December 2, 2021

When a white woman goes missing, there is often a media frenzy surrounding the case. Some, such as the recent murder of van life influencer Gabby Petito, have captured the attention of the nation. The...

The effects of climate change can be seen in the Palouse, from the increase in maximum summer temperatures to the increase in annual number of days above freezing.

Everyone’s carbon footprint counts

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist November 18, 2021

What do you know about the current impacts of climate change and the measures that are being taken to counteract its effects? If you know anything, it may be the political aspects of it.  You may have...

Commerce has been around for centuries and has contributed to the advancement of our society. However, it is important to recognize its faults.

Survival of the richest

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter, columnist November 15, 2021

I have always said if you want to control someone’s life, all you need to do is make them financially dependent on you. It is eerie, but it is true. Money is what gives us access to our most basic...

One of the most important rights we have is voting. Are Cougs exercising it?

Students should vote in local elections

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter, columnist November 3, 2021

One of the best things about this country is our right to vote. We get to choose our leaders, our representatives and the policies of our local areas. It is an important gift in our society. However,...

Determining what your own opinions and beliefs are outside of your friends and peers gives you a leg up in self-confidence.

Do not be a sheep

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist November 3, 2021

In our society, we are ruled by democracy. Rather, we are ruled by the will of the majority. We tend to blindly listen to and accept the majority opinion, even when it is evidently illogical or unreasonable.  For...

Halloween deserves the hype

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist October 27, 2021

Every year on the last day of October, a celebration takes hold of our country. Children dress up in scary costumes to knock on strangers’ doors and request candy, while teenagers and adults go to parties...

Why do we need to listen to medical, education or research professionals when the Wise “Keith” has graced our campus with his presence, spreading his valuable knowledge.

Satire: follow advice of all-knowing Keith

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist October 24, 2021

Are you stressed because you do not have the answer to a problem? Are you doubting the relevance of your education or the headlines on the news? Do not fret! Standing at two feet tall and with a mop...

WSU students order food from Freshens on Oct. 11 in Pullman.

What are we leaving behind?

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist October 17, 2021

Have you noticed every summer in Washington is the hottest summer yet? Even in Pullman, we see 100-degree weather. This phenomenon is unusual and ultimately linked to climate change. In the past hundred...

The reality of ensuing dangers on our planet is something we should educate ourselves on. But should we let it consumer our lives?

Is media urgency worth our stress?

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter, columnist October 13, 2021

It is understandable that college students want to live the next few years carefree. If they do want to worry about anything, it is usually about something in the near future. I mirror the same sentiment...

Columbus Day obsolete

Columbus Day obsolete

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist October 10, 2021

The Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus, would kick off the age of exploration with his “discovery” of the Americas in 1492. But the first Columbus Day celebration would not happen until the...

Liberals and conservatives alike are unsure of how to navigate this new age of digital existence.

Satire: Parler becomes last viable social media platform

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist October 10, 2021

Last Thursday, Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal called for the end of “finsta” in a questioning of Facebook’s Head of Global Safety, Antigone Davis. Although Davis explained this was not possible...

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