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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

ASWSU Senator Geobanny Pineda Cuevas reacts to Fatimah Albaqshi, ASWSU Director of Community Affairs, at an ASWSU Senate meeting, March 30, in the Compton Union Building.

OPINION: ASWSU must be held accountable

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor April 7, 2022

Editor's note: ASWSU Sen. Jilian Hutchinson appeared in the original featured image for this column despite not being mentioned in the column. Hucthinson's image has since been removed and she is not associated...

James Mattis, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, answers questions from Cornell Clayton, director of Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, at Democracy at home and abroad, March 24, Bryan Hall Auditorium.

Foley Talk: Dangers of blind compromise with James Mattis

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist March 26, 2022

Hosted by the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, James Mattis returned Thursday to speak in front of a packed Bryan Hall Auditorium. His presentation, "Democracy at home and...

The office of International Programs, the office of the Dean of Students, the
International Students and Scholars office are all working together to turn this crisis moment
around for everyone impacted.

OPINION: WSU supports students affected by Russia-Ukraine war

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist March 10, 2022

Russia’s senseless violence is nothing but an act of profanation and fear-mongering. People all around the world are affected by this crisis, especially students in abroad programs – including the...

Trans rights are human rights, and Texas new laws violate both.

OPINION: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott violates human rights with anti-trans legislation

ANNABELLE PEPIN, Evergreen columnist March 10, 2022

Although Thomas Jefferson wrote, “all men are created equal” in The Declaration of Independence, there is still a long way to go to have genuine equality in the U.S. Marginalized groups like people...

If confirmed, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the first African American female to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court since its establishment.

OPINION: Make-up of U.S. Supreme Court is a-changin’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist March 10, 2022

As Bob Dylan would say, the times they are a-changin’. For about the first century and a half following the establishment of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1789, the bench consisted of elderly, white men.  But...

Russian President Vladimir Putins invasion of Ukraine raises questions about his motives.

Foley Talk: Important to address context surrounding Ukrainian-Russian war

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist February 25, 2022

Hosted by the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, Thomas Preston was chosen to speak yesterday in the first in-person Foley Talk on the ongoing Ukrainian-Russian conflict. The...

Misinformation is a touchy subject on the internet. Discussing how we handle it is even touchier.

OPINION: Censorship not a solution to misinformation

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor February 17, 2022

Joe Rogan, a podcast host on Spotify, and his spreading of misinformation surrounding COVID-19 is just one fragment of a difficult discussion in our society: how do we tackle misinformation on the internet? Misinformation...

Tensions will rise if Butchs iconic look is changed.

SATIRE: First the green M&M, next the world

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist February 17, 2022

Whether out of sheer boredom or a genuine interest in being a well-informed citizen, I found myself flipping through various news sites. I was unsurprised to find the M&M company being talked about...

With neither side listening to the other, negotiations are like arguing with a brick wall.

OPINION: America must seek middle ground for Ukraine-Russia conflict

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist February 10, 2022

If you have been following world events recently, you may have heard that tensions are brewing between Ukraine and Russia over a variety of different issues. One of the major points of contention is moving...

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...

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...

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...

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