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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

Expectations for Chainsaw Man were high, and it has delivered even with only three episodes out so far.

TV Show Review: ‘Chainsaw Man’ a wild ride that has no brakes

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist October 26, 2022

This review is going to be as spoiler free as I can stomach, there are so many twists and turns throughout this series that I do not want you to miss out. That being said, I will put an obligatory spoiler...

Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story can be streamed on Netflix. However, should you stream it, do so thoughtfully and respectfully.

TV Show Review: New Netflix Dahmer show captures failures of police, pain of victims’ families

PARKER R. SCHAFER, Evergreen columnist October 5, 2022

“Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” the new Netflix series, shows the horrendous and scary life of murder, rape, drugging and cannibalism performed by the infamous serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer.  The...

Netflix claims that Dahmer is a victim-centered work, but only one episode is from a victims perspective; so who is it really about?

OPINION: Why do we keep sensationalizing serial killers in pop culture?

TESS DURAND, Evergreen copy chief October 5, 2022

Crime has always been a popular genre, but true crime is no doubt more fascinating than fictional crime.  However, when we watch movies and TV shows depicting the actions of notorious serial killers,...

The Oscars have been shrouded in controversy for decades, but the rise of streaming platforms combined with their controversial history might finally push the show into total irrelevance.

OPINION: Awards shows need to change to stay relevant

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist April 11, 2022

As a movie lover, I always used to look forward to a dazzling night watching the Oscars. However, over the past several years it has become apparent that the Oscars are, simply put, going downhill. Academy...

How I Met Your Father is only one of many substandard reboots put forth by the television industry in recent years, representing an overall decline in good, original ideas.

TV Show Review: “How I Met Your Father” exemplifies lack of originality in TV industry

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist March 21, 2022

I was scrolling on Hulu and saw “How I Met Your Father” pop up on my screen one day. I will admit, my curiosity took over immediately.  HIMYF is based on the show “How I Met Your Mother,”...

Netflix committed a great act of hypocrisy in their attempt to comment on the dark realities of wealth and greed; only time will tell if it was worth it.

TV Show Review: “Inventing Anna” exposes realities of wealth, greed, corruption

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist February 22, 2022

As a journalism major, I have always loved investigative TV shows, whether they are true stories or fiction-based. So when I saw “Inventing Anna” appear on my Netflix page, it is safe to say I was...

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...

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”...

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...

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 Opinion Editor 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...

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