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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

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...

Kanye West has seized the presidency, ushering in a new age of Cool Presidents.

OPINION: Satire: Kanye West wins presidential election

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist November 12, 2020

In a surprise twist, candidate Kanye West has won the 2020 presidential election. Nevada ballot recounts revealed a surprising number of lost Kanye ballots still waiting to be delivered, and high numbers...

New political parties are cropping up all around the country, and some are more serious than others.

OPINION: Satire: New political parties replace old traditions

JOEY FRANKLIN November 11, 2020

With Joe Biden winning the majority of electoral votes and being named the president-elect of the United States, the focus will now turn to the fairness of the Electoral College and the two-party system....

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...

There are essentially five states that will decide this race — and two of them are hotly contested.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Electoral purgatory

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist November 5, 2020

“Now I’m finding truth is a ruin, nauseous end that nobody is pursuing, Staring into glassy eyes, mesmerized.” -Mr. Bungle, “Retrovertigo” Tuesday’s election night fiasco began fairly...

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...

The statistics behind 2016 were skewed based on some polling tactics that didnt work out. 2020 looks to be more accurate.

OPINION: Election polls aren’t as terminally broken as we think

DIANA RIOS November 3, 2020

The announcement of the 2016 general election results left both citizens and pollsters in utter shock. After polls had predicted a victory for Hillary Clinton, the outcome of Donald Trump's victory...

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...

College for everyone, regardless of price, has been a significant issue in the past. However, the 2020 election might solve some aspects of the debate.

OPINION: Presidential election will decide college plans

MACKENNA ROWE November 3, 2020

The presidential elections are finally here, and it is up to the voters more than ever to choose the future of this country. Many say this is an interesting election because of the pandemic and who 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 29, 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....

The upcoming election may determine the future of the Second Amendment.

OPINION: Presidential candidates differ on gun rights

MACKENNA ROWE October 29, 2020

America is now less than a week away from Election Day. The current presidential candidates had a final chance in their debate to discuss issues like coronavirus and racism. Because time is limited to...

Voter registration must be completed in person either in Colfax or the CUB. Residents must wear masks and obey safety measures while registering.

Voter registration must be conducted in person starting today

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2020

Starting today, Washington state voters can register in-person at Whitman County’s Election Office or The Student Voting Hub in the Compton Union Building. Oct. 26 was the last day to register to...

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