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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

Two LocoGrinz employees ringing up a customer during Friday night rush.

Hawaiian cuisine in the Palouse food scene

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist January 27, 2022

As students settle into their classes and routines, many may have grown tired of eating another meal of chicken strips or pizza from the dining hall. Or maybe the tedium of going to the grocery store and...

EDITORIAL BOARD: WSU values in-person experience more than student safety

EDITORIAL BOARD: WSU values in-person experience more than student safety

EDITORIAL STAFF January 27, 2022

Within the last week, Whitman county has added over 1,000 positive COVID-19 tests to the already high number of cases.  The Office of Provost and WSU Environmental Health and Safety would not give...

James Webb Telescope is the most effective for observing black holes in the universe.

Astronomers use high resolution telescope to look for black holes

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2022

A team of astronomers, including a WSU astrophysicist, will use the James Webb Telescope to search for black holes located in small galaxies. This will help determine their impact on the solar system...

Surgical masks are currently available at the Chinook Student Center for students who want them.

KN95 mask in short supply, but more expected soon

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2022

With KN95 masks recommended but in short supply across town, Whitman County Public Health recommends people most at risk should get theirs first.  Although their stock is not large, the public...

The Greek community is long overdue for a culture shift. The new bylaw is a good first step.

OPINION: New Greek bylaw better late than never

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist January 27, 2022

Editor’s note: Trigger warning, this column discusses sexual assault and drug and alcohol use.  *Some names have been changed to protect identity. Greek life is an insane experience.  As...

GPSA plans to work with the YMCA of Palouse to provide childcare in the evenings.

GPSA reallocates childcare funds

CALLIE GERBER January 25, 2022

WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association will vote to reallocate childcare funds through the YMCA because evening care through WSU is no longer available. Evening childcare through WSU...

These four sustainable denim brands will take your jean game to the next level.

OPINION: Jean brands for a more conscious closet

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist January 25, 2022

If you have read my previous article surrounding sustainable practices, you know that buying second-hand clothing is the best way to purchase ethically. However, sometimes it can be difficult to find jeans...

Students nationwide petition for debt cancellation

Students nationwide petition for debt cancellation

SHEILA JOHNSON January 25, 2022

ASWSU representatives and student government leaders from around the country are petitioning President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to cancel all federal student loan debt considering their...

Foggy conditions are expected across the Palouse until Friday.

Freezing fog may cause icy roads, low visibility

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor January 25, 2022

Heavy fog has descended onto the Palouse and is expected to continue through Friday, potentially creating icy roads in already low visibility conditions. Inclement weather like fog falls carries little...

As enrollment decreases, the Board of Regents plans to increase tuition later this spring.

Board of Regents to vote on tuition hike later this spring

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2022

Editors note: This story has been revised to accurately reflect the voting decision regarding parking rates and fines. At their meeting this week, the Board of Regents proposed a 2.5% increase in tuition...

WSU forward Enzi Broussard battles Arizona defender Jasmine Young for the ball during the second half of a match Sept. 24, 2021, in Pullman.

Power of IX at WSU

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2022

WSU and the Cougar Athletic Fund announced plans on Thursday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title IX with their Power of IX campaign, according to a release from WSU Athletics. June 23 will mark...

WSU’s MLK Program is planning several more events throughout the semester.

MLK Program focuses on white privilege for first event of the semester

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2022

Attendees of WSU’s MLK Program event watched the 10th episode of former NFL player Emmanuel Acho’s “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man” on Youtube, featuring comedian Chelsea Handler.  Thursday’s...

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