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League of Women Voters hosts virtual issue forum about ballot measures

LWV President Bobbie Ryder said Senate Bill 5395 and Senate Joint Resolution 8212 will appear on this year’s ballot.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2020

The League of Women Voters of Pullman and the Pullman Chamber of Commerce discussed a bill that would require schools to teach comprehensive sex education to all students, as well as a resolution that would allow the government to invest in the stock market, during a virtual issue forum Monday night.  ...

Undocumented individuals share stories to encourage allies to vote

Undocumented individuals share stories to encourage allies to vote

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2020

One of Linda Vargas’ first memories was crossing the U.S. border and missing her dog, who she had to leave behind, she said during an event that encouraged people to vote.  The WSU Undocumented Initiatives’ event “Why You Should Vote: Voting as an UndocuAlly” featured several WSU students ...

Ballots will be mailed today

People can register to vote online until Oct. 26. After that, they must register in-person.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2020

Whitman County officials will mail Washington voting ballots today, and voters can expect to see them by mid to late next week, according to the county auditor.  County auditor Sandy Jamison said the county made several changes in light of COVID-19 and other events. Voters can drop their ballots a...

Washington Secretary of State hosts Q&A on voter registration, mail-in voting

Any Washington resident can participate in mail-in voting as long as they are registered and have an up-to-date address.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

October 6, 2020

The state is likely to see a record voter turnout for 18-24 year olds, said Washington Secretary of State during a Q&A sponsored by WSU’s Student Diversity Center. “In 2016 we had 4.2 million registered voters and this year we are at 4.7 million,” said Secretary of State Kim Wyman during the e...

Undocumented Initiatives hosts event for allies about voting

Linda Vargas, senior civil engineering major, said she will speak about the importance of the program and how the upcoming election will affect her as a DACA recipient and the undocumented community.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

October 5, 2020

WSU’s Undocumented Initiatives is hosting a workshop from 5-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 9 to encourage student voting as the 2020 election approaches.  The workshop educates students and staff on the importance of voting and the impact every vote has on the undocumented community, said Claudia Skinner, se...

OPINION: Trump’s impeachment was unproductive

Trump's impeachment, while a decent blow to his career, didn't actually solve or fix anything.

HANNA YUZYUK, Evergreen columnist

September 23, 2020

My first reason for not being very interested in what is going on in the political arena is my belief that politics are a dirty game. It is not possible to be sure about any political statement from any politician in any party from any country. Simultaneously, there is an excellent reason to keep...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: By your logic

The debate format is hackneyed, and due for a revamp — perhaps in the form of Joe Rogan's podcast.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

September 16, 2020

"My first thought was, he lied in every word." -Robert Browning, "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" Joe Rogan wants to host the presidential debates. The UFC-commentator-turned-podcast-host voiced his opinion earlier this week in response to an ex-MMA fighter’s call for a Rogan-hosted debate. Moreover, Rogan isn’t the only would-be pa...

OPINION: Keep the USPS in place for voters

The postal service is crucial to our lives as voters and as Americans. It can’t and shouldn’t be defunded, because the effects would be wide-reaching and incredibly damaging to our country.

MACKENNA ROWE, Evergreen columnist

September 3, 2020

Shockingly, there is another problem in the news, this time with President Donald Trump and some mail. Relief funding for the USPS has been going back and forth between different political parties, the House and Senate, and even people on Facebook. The issue limiting funding to the United States Po...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: meet the candidates

The candidates are official as Donald Trump squares off against Joe Biden.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

August 26, 2020

“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here,” - Dante, “Inferno” (canto 3, line 9) Across the country, the ears of thousands of low-lives, human scum and villains out of a Dickens novel are perking up, as if responding to some hidden frequency. Lawyers, accountants, pundits and other people you ...

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