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

Disseminating your thoughts and most brilliant ideas in a blog, picture or video helps break down the tunnel-vision of your research.

Blogging research indispensable in this era

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist November 15, 2021

Many researchers these days are averse to blogging their research for a few major concerns: not being paid to write a blog (as opposed to writing journal papers), blogs do not get citations so they do...

There has to be a better way to learn than cramming for weekly exams.

Standardized testing adds to student stress

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist November 11, 2021

Standardized testing is my least favorite thing about college. Every student I have talked to this past semester feels overwhelmed by how many exams we are taking.  Thankfully, the end of the semester...

Determining what your own opinions and beliefs are outside of your friends and peers gives you a leg up in self-confidence.

Do not be a sheep

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist November 4, 2021

In our society, we are ruled by democracy. Rather, we are ruled by the will of the majority. We tend to blindly listen to and accept the majority opinion, even when it is evidently illogical or unreasonable.  For...

The starting materials to make a PB&J sandwich include bread, peanut butter, jelly, a knife and your imagination. There is almost no way to make it incorrectly.

SATIRE: Right way to make PB&J exists

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 13, 2021

Some families disagree over whether the Earth is flat. Others disagree over whether climate change exists. Not in my household. No, we have a long-standing debate about the correct way to make a PB&J...

WSU sophomore Tanya Rivera knew she wanted to work with children from underrepresented groups since was in high school.

‘Tanya is unstoppable’

SANDI KOBIESA, Editor-in-chief November 5, 2020

Being from a family of immigrants, Tanya Rivera feels an internal drive to succeed. Rivera, sophomore speech and hearing sciences major, knew she wanted to work with children when she was a sophomore...

Internships are an important part of getting a career, and COVID-19 shouldnt stop you from getting one.

OPINION: Get internships during COVID-19

GRACE LAPIERRE October 27, 2020

I was fortunate enough to get a summer internship lined up during the pandemic in an office that adapted to the circumstances and allowed telework. Now, as the pandemic continues, there is some advice...

WSU professor Amir Gilmore spoke at a WSU Common Reading event about his involvement in the Science & Technology Entry Program at Albany High School. STEP is an afterschool program that supports students of color.

Amplifying Black student voices in public school

SANDI KOBIESA, Editor-in-chief October 26, 2020

One WSU professor shared with future educators his passion for spreading joy and encouragement in the classroom. Amir Gilmore, WSU assistant professor of cultural studies and social thought in education,...

Depending on what you find interesting, theres a podcast for all topics.

OPINION: Educate yourself with podcasts

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor October 21, 2020

In a time where the next unexpected event of the year can spring up, we should be prepared by educating ourselves in every way possible. Some use books while others rely on documentaries or reading the...

Kids need to be educated in a healthy, safe environment. If they cant get that at home, its up to schools to teach them comprehensive sex ed.

OPINION: Sexual education curriculum will inform today’s youth

DIANA RIOS October 14, 2020

There are countless issues surrounding the subject of sex and the youth, whether it's teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual assault or domestic violence. The public education system...

Ana Karen Betancourt Macias, WSU Vancouver graduating senior, helped create a bill that will provide financial support to undocumented students through low-interest loans. The bill was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee in April.

‘I am Ana Karen Betancourt Macias, and I’m undocumented’

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief July 20, 2020

When Ana Karen Betancourt Macias introduces herself, she openly identifies herself as undocumented. “I introduce myself all the time as ‘I am Ana Karen Betancourt Macias, and I'm undocumented.’”...

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

OPINION: Students need diversity education

ADAM HUREAU June 17, 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...

William Hall, far left, is an assistant professor for mathematics and statistics. Hall said he was recently inducted into the WSU President’s Teaching Academy.

Teaching advocacy organization adds new members for first time in six years

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter May 20, 2020

The WSU President’s Teaching Academy nearly doubled their membership when they admitted 27 new faculty members from six colleges and 17 departments in April, which is the first time any new members have...

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