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

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...

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,...

Our desire to find the truth in horrific tragedies can actuallu hurt the people involved. True crime fans have to be considerate of who their actions affect.

Reality check for true crime fans

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor November 11, 2021

Throughout the last two months, news cycles were dominated by the case of Gabby Petito, a young Instagram travel influencer who went missing in August in the southwest of the United States. The mysterious...

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 research editor 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...

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 Opinion Editor 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...

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...

You know when students fail an assignment so miserably that the teacher makes the whole class redo it? Yeah, this is like that.

SATIRE: Second chance at Met Gala theme

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor September 19, 2021

The annual Met Gala, often thought of as the fashion event of the year, took place on Monday of last week. After being delayed for a year because of COVID-19, the elite of our country proved, with the...

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