The Daily Evergreen

Echo chambers destroy civil discourse

Echo chambers destroy civil discourse

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Meaningful discussion and discourse are what keeps a social species like us flourishing. It encourages us to question our own values and ideas. So a place where none of this happens and people just wallow in their own self-indulgence seems counterproductive. That’s exactly what echo chambers give...

Former congressmen discuss carbon tax

Former congressmen discuss carbon tax

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Bob Inglis and Brian Baird, former representatives in Congress, talked about the possibility of a bipartisan, revenue-neutral, border-adjustable carbon tax at a Foley Talk on Tuesday evening. Baird, a Democrat, said Republicans and Democrats have become so polarized, there is an inability to listen...

City council discusses budget plans

City council discusses budget plans

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

Representatives spoke about the 2019-20 budgets at a Pullman City Council meeting Tuesday. Funding will be provided to several different areas of Pullman including, but not limited to, public recreation centers, the local fire department and public water works, Mayor Glenn Johnson said. “Today...

WSU No. 8 in college football rankings

WSU No. 8 in college football rankings

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The Cougars have been ranked No. 8 in the first official College Football Playoff rankings revealed Tuesday afternoon. This is the highest WSU has ever been in the CFP rankings as the team reached No. 13 last season. The top four teams in the final ranking will participate in the playoff at the end...

WSU basketball tops Warner Pacific

WSU basketball tops Warner Pacific

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

The WSU women’s basketball team defeated Warner Pacific University in an exhibition match on Monday night by a score of 106-41 in Beasley Coliseum. Redshirt junior forward Borislava Hristova set the tone early for the Cougars as she managed to go 6-7 from inside the paint scoring 14 points and picking...

Athlete of the Week: Gardner Minshew II

Athlete of the Week: Gardner Minshew II

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU quarterback Gardner Minshew II had another spectacular game Saturday, leading the Cougars to their seventh win of the season as they defeated Stanford University 41-38 on the road. Minshew shredded the Cardinal defense, completing 40 of 50 passes for 438 yards and three touchdowns en route to earning...

Week Nine Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Nine Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week nine. No. 10 WSU (Last week: 1) Coug fans took over Palo Alto, California, as redshirt freshman kicker Blake Mazza’s field goal with 19 seconds to play lifted WSU over Stanford University 41-38 Saturday. Quarterback Gardner Minshew II had a big night...

Professor awarded for contributions to community

Professor awarded for contributions to community

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Everett

A member of the Community and Economic Development team at WSU Extension received an award from the Rural Sociological Society to commend his efforts in reaching out to and educating the community. Jose Garcia-Pabon, CED acting assistant director, said he received the award on July 29. He said he...

InQueery Symposium opens dialogue on LGBTQ+ issues

InQueery Symposium opens dialogue on LGBTQ+ issues

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A keynote speaker and WSU students spoke about topics focused on LGBTQ+ issues at the annual InQueery Symposium on Monday night. C. Riley Snorton is used to speaking about the two books he has authored about black sexuality, but this keynote speech was different, he said. Snorton responded to the...

WSU researchers develop sugar sensor

WSU researchers develop sugar sensor

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU researchers have created a sensor made of a biofuel cell and an electronics component which detects diseases such as diabetes or cardiac problems. “The novelty in what we have done is that a biofuel cell is not new by itself,” said Subhansu Gupta, assistant professor in the School of Electrical...

Microtargeting a common strategy on social media

Microtargeting a common strategy on social media

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A Foley Talk about microtargeting, a marketing strategy that collects an individual’s information and uses it to market products to them, was held Thursday in Goertzen Hall. The panel consisted of three guest speakers: Travis Ridout, Shannon McGregor and Emily Stewart. Ridout, a WSU professor...

Let’s do the ‘Time Warp’ again

Let’s do the ‘Time Warp’ again

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

Cult classic film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” has been brought to life through shadow casting, a form of acting that adds a fourth dimension to the show, all over the country and even on the Palouse. The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre will host its Rocky Horror Picture Show event with a communit...

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