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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

Common Language Brewing Company is currently under construction and will open in downtown Spokane on February 14, 2022.

Beer is “Common Language”

ANNIE HAGER January 13, 2022

The Common Language Brewing Company started as a conversation between two friends trying to find a way to give back to the community. The brewery is opening in downtown Spokane this spring, with...

WSU works to meet and exceed current requirements outlined by a new bill pushing for equity and diversity in higher education.

WSU prioritizes diversity, equity, inclusion

CAROLYN MCCAMPBELL, Evergreen columnist November 11, 2021

A summit held on Nov. 3 at WSU showcased how faculty can change structures through individual actions and highlights the important work that is being done to include and retain diverse staff. The...

American Horror Story is a 10-season show with an incredibly inclusive and diverse cast. Nothing beats a show that evolves with current events.

‘American Horror Story’ is a superior show

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist July 22, 2021

Since the very first season of the hit show “American Horror Story,” creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk never hesitated to create a wide-ranging cast that excels at acting. The cast is full of...

The goal of inclusive language is ensuring that as many people as possible feel seen and validated in everyday life.

Inclusive language important to show respect for all people

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor June 17, 2021

On Mother’s Day last month, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted a photo wishing everyone a “Happy Birthing People’s Day,” mocking a push for widespread gender-neutral language among progressives.  Cruz...

Students can take the survey every two years. In 2019, the WSU response rate for seniors was 24 percent while the first-year student response rate was 26 percent.

National student engagement survey open until mid-May

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter March 14, 2021

WSU first-year students and seniors can take the National Survey of Student Engagement until mid-May.  The Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research organizes the NSSE and collects survey...

Joel Bervell, second year medical student and Medical Student Council President uses platforms on social media to spread awareness of racial bias in medicine.

OPINION: Racial bias has no place in medicine

DIANA RIOS March 11, 2021

A place that is synonymous with healing is not usually a forefront for scrutiny when thinking of racial inequality if you aren’t a person who has to deal with racism in the first place. Many times, racial...

“Its so important that as [senators] interact with students, we’re not saying something is going to make them feel alienated or hated,” ASWSU Senator Lauren Slater said. 

ASWSU Senator drafts bill for mandatory diversity, equity, inclusion training

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief March 1, 2021

After experiencing microaggressions and inclusive language errors because of her bipolar disorder, ASWSU Senator Lauren Slater involved herself with diversity, equity and inclusion training. “‘Oh...

Michelle Carter, associate professor for the Carson College of Business, said she focuses primarily on identifying implicit biases people have when they think about female professors.

Professor seeks to increase number of women working in information systems

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief November 16, 2020

A group of women are working together to address gender inequality within academic information systems careers, where women occupy less than 30 percent of the field.  One of those group members is...

The new guidelines for Oscar nominees will ensure that diversity is one of the key facets of the film experience.

OPINION: Oscar guidelines encourage diversity

MAKAYLA NORTH October 6, 2020

Among the blazing hellfields of misinformation and internet outrage that define 2020, it can be difficult to muddle out which side you’re supposed to be screaming out. It can be even more difficult to...

The WSU Greek community needs to be more inclusive and welcoming of diverse members, whether thats race, sexuality or religion.

OPINION: Greek community needs more diversity

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor August 31, 2020

WSU Greek life – specifically Panhellenic – is not doing enough to encourage diversity in its chapters. However, emboldened by their own passion for overcoming racial inequality and the need for change,...

More diversity education would help make students more aware of race issues in modern life.

OPINION: Students need diversity education

ADAM HUREAU June 16, 2020

The death of George Floyd has sparked a nationwide conversation about the state of our nation, especially in regards to racial issues and discrimination. More and more people are realizing that problems...

Black Student Union at WSU hosts the VIBES conference every year to empower high school students of color.

Black Student Union provides sense of family, belonging

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 14, 2020

The Black Student Union at WSU aims to create a community for students who may be looking to be a part of one. The organization celebrates the success of students of color and creates dialogue surrounding...

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