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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

The Willow oil drilling project will generate billions of dollars in tax revenue for the federal, state and local government

Biden’s Willow project is incredibly hypocritical

ANNE MURPHY, Evergreen columnist April 19, 2023

With a seemingly blatant disregard for his climate change campaign promises, President Biden has approved an oil drilling project that will have terrible effects in accelrating climate change. President...

Eastern Oregonians feel more related to Idaho than to Portland.

STREET TALK: Should Eastern Oregon Join Idaho?

ANNABELLE PEPIN, Evergreen columnist February 21, 2023

Rural Oregon counties are lobbying and voting to approve ballot measures to change the border of Oregon and become a part of Idaho. Eastern Oregonians believe that since their political views align...

Biden giving a commencement speech, 2015.

OPINION: Debt-relief resisters have no leg to stand on

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor October 26, 2022

On Friday, President Biden’s student debt relief plan was halted by a temporary stay issued by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, according to Politico. GOP-led states Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri,...

FBI Director Bristopher Fray said in a press conference that he is haunted by what investigators found in President Trumps private study earlier this month.

Satire: FBI reveals disturbing findings in Mar-a-Lago raid

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor August 21, 2022

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida earlier this month. In a recent press conference, FBI Director Bristopher...

Thomas began questioning her gender identity as she neared the end of her high school career. After her first year at the University of Pennsylvania, she came out to her family as transgender.

OPINION: UPenn swimmer shows hypocrisy of Left

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist March 30, 2022

Once again, the Left demonstrates its hypocrisy when it comes to the rights of marginalized communities.  In the latest example, Lia Thomas, swimmer and student at the University of Pennsylvania,...

Limiting kids access to books limits their understanding of the entire world.

OPINION: Banning books threatens students’ ability to learn

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist March 3, 2022

Book banning in school classrooms and libraries is not a new occurrence. However, political debates over the subject have become more prevalent as it has increased dramatically in the past year. In...

There is not a single soul in America who is not aware of the issues our society faces. Yet, we refrain from talking about them.

OPINION: Conversation is needed to fix society

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 18, 2022

In my English 101 class freshman year, we watched a TED Talk featuring Jackson Bird, a transgender digital storyteller and activist.  In his talk, he brought up the fact that being a transgender...

The production of fast-fashion clothing leads to excess textile waste and horrific environmental impacts.

Humanity, fashion not mutually exclusive

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist December 2, 2021

Sustainability in fashion is becoming heavily addressed as many brands start to move away from fast-fashion production models. Due to environmental and ethical concerns like textile waste and unfair...

The effects of climate change can be seen in the Palouse, from the increase in maximum summer temperatures to the increase in annual number of days above freezing.

Everyone’s carbon footprint counts

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist November 18, 2021

What do you know about the current impacts of climate change and the measures that are being taken to counteract its effects? If you know anything, it may be the political aspects of it.  You may have...

WSU students order food from Freshens on Oct. 11 in Pullman.

What are we leaving behind?

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist October 17, 2021

Have you noticed every summer in Washington is the hottest summer yet? Even in Pullman, we see 100-degree weather. This phenomenon is unusual and ultimately linked to climate change. In the past hundred...

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...

We will only obtain a truly green world when we change the very nature of the electricity grid.

Money cannot be excuse to ignore climate crisis

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist September 29, 2021

When America experienced its first “hottest year” in January 2007, Thomas Friedman, American political commentator and author, first used the term Green New Deal (GND). The use of this phrase...

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