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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

 President Joe Biden said Monday during an announcement event, it landed and handled more than 8 million applications without a glitch or any difficulty.

Biden administration announces student loan forgiveness applications are open

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 17, 2022

Applications are now fully open for the student loan forgiveness program. Students who have borrowed loans can apply for up to $20,000 in debt cancelation, according to the Washington Post.  The...

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...

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...

Violators of this new declaration will be subject to community service, finally giving them a chance to do something actually helpful.

SATIRE: U.S. government declares giving unsolicited advice illegal

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor September 29, 2021

Last month, in the wake of being told by a fellow senator to try doing yoga stretches to “help his lack of a backbone,” Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell proposed a new bill that would make giving out...

U.S. responses to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine have continued to antagonize tension within our country about who is at fault for ongoing violence.

Letter to the Editor: U.S. complicit in Israel-Palestine conflict

NANCY STREET, Contributor June 20, 2021

Where did the mainstream media report the major atrocities taking place in Israel and occupied Gaza? Of course, we heard about the bombing and destruction of the building housing Associated...

Around the country, Trump voters continue to protest the results of an election they claim as illegitimate.

OPINION: Satire: Republicans need to accept election results

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist December 3, 2020

With the election results behind us, it seems that Joe Biden will be the head of American politics, policy and drone strikes for the next four years. With a decently sizable lead in several crucial swing...

Election stress is mentally taxing, but we can work past it moving forward.

OPINION: Electoral stress negatively affects our mental health

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor November 19, 2020

As the election drew near over the last few weeks, a record number of Americans were doing their due diligence to fill out their ballots. Newscasts were watched, articles were read — all in preparation...

Protests and riots will only push Americans farther apart, which is something we cannot afford. Political unity is what America needs, not partisanship.

OPINION: Riots over election will not solve anything

HANNA YUZYUK November 12, 2020

The 2020 election is different from any other U.S. election I remember. I am not talking about the process; I am talking about the social climate and the many issues that follow this election. I think...

Joe Biden has won the election, cementing neoliberalism in the highest rungs of government for another four years.

OPINION: Countdown after the 3rd: I have no mouth and I must scream

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist November 10, 2020

“We can have Rome again if you break enough BMW windows.” -Mike Ma, “Harassment Architecture” And finally, the political machinations of the two great tribes slowly spins to a halt – America...

Stress and the election seem to go hand in hand, but it doesnt have to be that way.

OPINION: Don’t let election stress get to you

MADELINE GREER November 3, 2020

This election has been one of the most riveting in a long time. It’s a presidential election during a historical pandemic affecting millions of people living in America. This year’s election will...

Pennsylvania will likely be the deciding factor in the 2020 election, but we probably wont see official results for days.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: The end is nigh

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist November 3, 2020

"And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?" -W.B. Yeats, "The Second Coming" The stage is set. The characters have all taken their positions. The...

Trump will beat Biden, but narrowly. It’ll come down to Pennsylvania and 20 electoral votes. This election map predicts the Nov. 3 breakdown, which foresees Biden taking battleground states of Michigan and Wisconsin, while Trump sweeps the South and some parts of the Rust Belt.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Trump will win on Election Night

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist October 28, 2020

“There is no future. There is no past. Do you see? Time is simultaneous, an intricately structured jewel that humans insist on viewing one edge at a time, when the whole design is visible in every facet.” -Dr....

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