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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

We should have a Neds Declassified School Survival Guide-esque attitude toward dating. We are all just figuring it out.

Embrace hookup culture

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist December 6, 2021

Tinder, Bumble, Hinge, Grindr and OkCupid are only a few of the dating apps and websites that have made meeting that special someone a whole lot easier.  Our very own Cougs are their users. As...

Surprisingly, in a society where love is at the forefront of socializing, we are ridiculed for feeling incomplete without it.

Love your loneliness

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 29, 2021

I am 19 and have never dated. Cue the violins. A friend told me a couple weeks ago that romance is a social construct. I would say that is mostly true. After all, we do not necessarily need romantic...

Watch two awful people fall in love with each other based on a foundation of lies and deceit.

Movie review: Swipe left on ‘Love Hard’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist November 29, 2021

It is the middle of November, Netflix. So tell me, why are you releasing Christmas movies? Halloween candy is only a few weeks old, and Thanksgiving has just passed. Even if it were time for holiday movies,...

In this day and age, our friends seem to rarely be consistent. Is this something we should accept?

Should we keep our friends?

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 18, 2021

This is my first semester at WSU like it is for many others. It is my first semester at any university, meaning it is also my first time experiencing communal housing. When I received my housing assignment...

The debut album of the North Sheffield band, “Arctic Monkeys” did not get a ton of recognition in the United States. It should have, especially amongst young adult audiences.

Album review: Arctic Monkeys’ debut album still relatable

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist November 15, 2021

Despite having just reached its 15th anniversary in January this year, the Arctic Monkeys’ debut album “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” is relatively unknown to American audiences.  The...

Can a happily ever after story really happen after so many tears and heartache?

BookTok review: ‘Ugly Love’ provides life lessons for relationships

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist November 11, 2021

Ever since I finished “It Ends with Us,” TikTok has not stopped recommending novels by Colleen Hoover. But I am not complaining. I recently completed “Ugly Love” and I want to share my thoughts....

College can feel like a confusing mess of twists and turns. Upperclassmen are the best people to turn to when you need guidance through every kind of issue.

Seniors are your best guides

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor November 8, 2021

Upperclassmen can tell you that your first years at WSU will be some of your most formative. The boundaries we set, relationships we build and habits we create for ourselves all affect the rest of...

Online dating platforms allow users to establish connections with others they would not have met under conventional circumstances.

The sea is not full of catfish

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist October 20, 2021

In this day and age, especially with the pandemic looming over our heads, it is extremely difficult to find potential partners in person. Everyone is too busy to physically go out and meet new people. Thus,...

Humans have two choices in conflict: violence or nonviolence. Many people disagree about the use of violence in general. But others believe it is warranted depending on the circumstances.

Violence not always the answer

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 17, 2021

When you see a mean person on a sidewalk, how do you react? Perhaps this person is making fun of a person who cannot speak English very well. Perhaps this person is throwing slurs at whoever passes by...

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 10, 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...

The internet is dominating communication. But at what cost?

Social media takes ‘social’ out of everything

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 6, 2021

My biggest concern about social media is not how it might affect one’s self-esteem or one’s productivity. Rather, my biggest concern is how social media might alter how we view social interactions. People...

Despite feministic movements bringing awareness to women’s rights, our society continues to fuel and pass off sexist wedding rituals as tradition. These traditions are inherently sexist, but our society ignores their historical significance and continues to use them today.

Marriage traditions inherently sexist

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist October 3, 2021

Editor’s note: The columnist solely discusses traditional heterosexual marriage. There is a worldwide consensus that one of the happiest days in someone’s life is tying the knot with a loved one. Many...

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