The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Junior computer science major Cora Hernandez (left) and junior digital technology and culture major Austin Wetzel create watercolor paintings at Cougs for Recovery’s weekly Art Night, Friday, Jan. 28, at the Fine Arts Center.

‘There’s something to be said about knowing you’re not alone’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor February 3, 2022

Jennifer Madison came to WSU with only a coffee cup, a blanket and an internet connection.  She struggled with homelessness and addiction for a few years before applying to WSU. The day she applied,...

Social media often aestheticizes hit shows, and in the process the important messages get lost.

TV Show Review: Glamorization of ‘Euphoria’ distracts from show quality

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist January 25, 2022

The hit HBO Max drama “Euphoria” is getting more attention every day. Throughout social media, specifically TikTok, the show has been going more viral than ever since its premiere in 2019.  “Euphoria”...

Be careful not to get sucked into your phone and all it has to offer.

Seven ways to combat phone addiction

PORTIA SIMMONS September 22, 2021

In the past, I would often use social media for brainless entertainment. I would be on TikTok scrolling for a few hours. I would see people traveling the world or completing extreme home makeovers. After...

Alana Inlow, CAC board member and WSU sociology doctoral candidate, said a big obstacle with establishing a homeless shelter in Pullman is lack of exposure to the crises.

‘We’re all one bad day away from being homeless’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER April 22, 2021

*Editor's note: This article has been corrected to show the Family Promise of the Palouse warming shelter was unable to remain operational, not the Community Action Center's. Homelessness affects people...

Drugs and alcohol are portrayed in a positive, fun light in pop culture, but that doesnt tell the whole story.

OPINION: Pop culture depicts drugs too positively

PORTIA SIMMONS September 8, 2020

In honor of September being National Recovery Month, I decided to investigate today’s depictions of drug use through pop culture, social media, television and the negative effects of it. Ken Faunce,...

To promote a healthier view of alcohol consumption, the US should follow Europe’s example of a younger drinking age. 

The US should lower the drinking age to 18

A proposed ballot initiative in California that would lower the state’s minimum drinking age to 18 has been cleared to collect signatures and could be voted on by April 2016.The initiative, like most...

Overuse of cell phones and digital media can cause disconnection and strife between partners in a relationship.

Ask Abby

“My girlfriend is constantly on her phone. I know she isn't cheating or talking to someone else on her phone but it would be nice just to have some quality time without her being on her phone. What should...

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