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Voter registration must be conducted in person starting today

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

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 vote online. The election office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 304 N...

OPINION: Satire: Voting needs to be reworked

Voting should be fun and interactive — not old and boring. Here's some ideas to liven things up a little.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

October 27, 2020

There is plenty of controversy surrounding the upcoming election’s voting process, including voting by mail, absentee ballots and the health concerns about voting in person. Government officials have been brainstorming new ways to vote that protect Americans’ safety while ensuring their ballots...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: An appeal to heaven

The final presidential debate served as an example of how skewed and flawed the elections are.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

October 23, 2020

“And I will show you something different from either Your shadow at morning striding behind you Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you; I will show you fear in a handful of dust.” - T.S. Eliot, “The Waste Land” It’s 2020. Debate and discourse have been replaced by buzzwords an...

OPINION: Keep your humanity while remaining political

Don’t let politics turn you away from your humanity — stay connected with your neighbors, even if their political leanings may differ from yours.

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2020

As we draw closer to Nov. 3, the rifts between political parties grow deeper in our country. Among the youngest voters, there is an inability to ignore our political beliefs when it comes to our relationships because, put simply, where we stand politically has become a question of our humanity. For...

Gubernatorial candidate visits Pullman during campaign

Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp spoke at a rally Tuesday night. He does not support a comprehensive sex education bill that is on Washington ballots this election. He also does not support a law that places restrictions on the purchase and ownership of firearms.

MATT HOLM and SADIE SALTER

October 22, 2020

Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp discussed his decision to run for Washington state governor, which began with a statement he issued about Initiative 1639, saying he will not be enforcing the initiative, during a mask-optional “Victory Protest” held Tuesday night in Pullman. Culp currently s...

County representative candidates debate sex education, climate change policies

Republican incumbent Mary Dye and Libertarian challenger Brett Borden debated during a virtual forum Saturday afternoon.

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2020

Republican incumbent Mary Dye and Libertarian challenger Brett Borden debated tax increases and Referendum 90, which requires schools to teach comprehensive sex education, during a virtual forum Saturday afternoon. The League of Women Voters of Pullman hosted the event. Both Dye and Borden are chal...

OPINION: Voting by mail will boost voter participation

Voting by mail ensures that everyone can make their political voices heard.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2020

Every American citizen has a civic responsibility to vote and let their voice be heard. Because it’s a presidential election year — especially in the middle of a pandemic — the ability to vote safely is more important than ever. The safety of voting has been a multi-faceted issue amidst the...

OPINION: Voting is crucial for civic engagement

Voting is one of the most important ways for American citizens to influence how their government runs.

MADELINE GREER, Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2020

Every four years, Americans have the opportunity to vote for a presidential nominee. We also have elections at other times to elect city, county, state and federal officials. This has been a bizarre year with a pandemic sweeping across the country and the world. The upcoming presidential election will...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Picking a winner

2016 took us all by surprise, but with careful number-crunching, we might be able to get a more accurate prediction this year.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

October 14, 2020

“You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, Know when to walk away, and know when to run.” -Kenny Rogers, “The Gambler” Some men neglect their wives and families and take to the horse racing track, watching flared nostrils and pounding hooves, praying for a shot at the ...

OPINION: Presidential debates need to address climate change

For the presidential debates to treat climate change like an afterthought does everyone a disservice.

MACKENNA ROWE, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2020

Earth is not doing well, and the next president will help determine if there will be more detrimental effects. President Donald Trump’s policies are benefiting businesses at the expense of our environment. Joe Biden openly supports reducing pollutants and greenhouse gases, which will help slow climate...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Inherent vice

Mike Pence represented Trump tonight, albeit in a more controlled, functional way.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

October 8, 2020

“California über alles! Zen fascists will control you, one hundred percent natural. You will jog for the master race, and always wear the happy face.” -Dead Kennedys, “California Über Alles” Hats off to the Mike Pence fly. Politics is, without irony, a drug for those who weren...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: In sickness and in health

Trump's positive diagnosis comes at the worst possible time — he may actually have to fight for the polls.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

October 7, 2020

"Robert Pattinson should not take back Kristen Stewart. She cheated on him like a dog & will do it again – just watch. He can do much better!" -Donald Trump Presidents do not get sick. Oh sure, Reagan had intestinal polyps, and Bush threw up on the prime minister of Japan, but for the most part, our presidents stay ...

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