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Letter from the editor: I am your servant

Letter from the editor: I am your servant

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen editor-in-chief

January 8, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top-feature

My new job as editor-in-chief of The Daily Evergreen is to be in your service. I don’t mean I’m going to be your housekeeper or assistant, but journalism is entirely about serving the readers. That is my main goal as the new EIC this semester. When I began my career at the Evergreen in fall...

Creating better insurance policies for small businesses

Creating better insurance policies for small businesses

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist

January 8, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Our healthcare system is archaic and inefficient when compared to the rest of the developed world. Costs are exorbitant for medication and procedures, and the government leaves too much of the power with insurance companies. With the Affordable Care Act, some of the problems of small businesses...

Everyone should take mental health seriously

Everyone should take mental health seriously

LORIELL LOUANGAMATH, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Mental health on college campuses is sometimes overlooked, so we need to bring more awareness to this topic to reassure all students that WSU cares about their mental state. Students often deal with the pressure of adult issues while trying to stay on top of school and other organizations or communi...

Stop the vaping epidemic

Stop the vaping epidemic

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The vaping epidemic has spread from adult smokers looking for an alternative to cigarettes all the way down to middle schoolers trying to fit in. Nicotine addiction cannot persist, having already entrenched us in a public health crisis. While a multitude of factors created this situation, the amount...

WSU should expand curriculum to account for future economics

WSU should expand curriculum to account for future economics

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Do you ever see those ads on the side of your screen, enticing you to click on them with their promises of making you thousands of dollars a day from home? While nine times out of 10 that’s a pyramid scheme — and the other time will see your advertising information stolen — the idea isn’t...

Rediscovering passion for photos, new purpose as journalist

Rediscovering passion for photos, new purpose as journalist

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen photographer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Before I started working at The Daily Evergreen I was losing interest in photography. It was not something I was willing to put effort into anymore. I stopped caring because I had not yet learned how to be a photojournalist. I later grew to love photography because I saw how passionately other Evergreeners...

A bittersweet goodbye

A bittersweet goodbye

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

As I struggle to decide how to start this letter, I am sitting in a place that has been such a crucial part of my time at WSU. The Daily Evergreen newsroom is a place I have come to almost every day since October of my junior year. To know something that has been a part of my life for over a year i...

One last goodbye to print

One last goodbye to print

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I almost never joined The Daily Evergreen. It was a hot summer day and I was sitting back in my hometown of Dayton, Washington, at the local pool where I was an assistant manager. Rebecca White, then-news editor of the Evergreen and a fellow alumna of my high school, reached out asking if I would be ...

Music promotes healthy living

Music promotes healthy living

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

November 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Students may find comfort in decompressing from the stress of higher education as well as gaining greater intellectual bandwidth by taking advantage of musical courses and facilities at WSU. Being heavily left-brained, I had a strong disposition for slacking when it came to musical courses I was required...

Journalism is a necessary power check

Journalism is a necessary power check

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist

November 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The world we live in today makes it immensely more difficult for media to be a truth-seeking “fourth branch of government.” With the combination of keeping up with the news cycle, accurate information being hidden from media and social media’s ability to make everyone a reporter, journalists have...

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