The Daily Evergreen

OPINION: Ginsburg’s death will change American politics

With RBG's death, the Supreme Court has been thrown into turmoil.

DIANA RIOS, Evergreen columnist

October 1, 2020

In the midst of the current political climate, no matter what party you stand for, it is undeniable just how much of an impact a historical figure like the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made. Her name will always be accredited to the advancement of several different progressive movements. Aside...

County candidates debate on COVID-19 response, small business assistance

Tom Handy, who is running against incumbent Dean Kinzer for Whitman County commissioner, said he believes the county has a responsibility to provide grant assistance to allow businesses to thrive. 

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2020

Candidates for the Whitman County Commission debated Thursday night about the county’s role in handling the pandemic, support of small businesses and developing long-term plans for rebuilding towns impacted by the Washington state fires.  Incumbent Dean Kinzer and business owner Tom Handy answered each...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Boats on parade

The boats, they are a'floating — until they aren't.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

September 9, 2020

“They might have split up or they might have capsized, They may have broke deep and took water. And all that remains is the faces and names, Of the wives and the sons and the daughters.” -Gordon Lightfoot, “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” What’s better than a parade? Why, boats o...

OPINION: Keep the USPS in place for voters

The postal service is crucial to our lives as voters and as Americans. It can’t and shouldn’t be defunded, because the effects would be wide-reaching and incredibly damaging to our country.

MACKENNA ROWE, Evergreen columnist

September 3, 2020

Shockingly, there is another problem in the news, this time with President Donald Trump and some mail. Relief funding for the USPS has been going back and forth between different political parties, the House and Senate, and even people on Facebook. The issue limiting funding to the United States Po...

OPINION: DNC spells hope for America’s future

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the answer this country has been looking for.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

September 2, 2020

The high point of last week's Democratic National Convention was Joe Biden’s acceptance speech; he spoke passionately about unifying Americans amidst civil turbulence. “But while I will be a Democratic candidate, I will be an American president," he said at the convention. "I will work as hard...

OPINION: Satire: Meeting the lesser-known presidential candidates

Besides the two candidates everyone knows about, there's a whole host of misfits vying for the presidency.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

August 26, 2020

It’s that time again, everybody. 2016 seems like it was yesterday in the collective American memory, but four years pass by almost immeasurably fast. It’s time, once again, to trudge to the polls, ballot in hand, and pick between two rich pedophiles to run the free world for the next term. What...

College student takes on governor race

Dylan Nails, Washington governor candidate, grew up in Colfax and said he would to use his perspective on eastern Washington to inform legislation.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

July 13, 2020

Dylan Nails hopes to use his youth to bring a fresh perspective during his run for Washington state governor.  Nails’ desire to run for governor sparked when he picked up a local paper outside of his hometown, Colfax. He said he saw protest coverage on the eastern side of Washington.  “Obv...

Contenders face off

Running mates Curtis Cohen and Sean Doster, left table, debates the topic of mental health resources against running mates Kylie Waddill and Donavan Velez-Fucal, right table, on Sunday night in the CUB Senior Ballroom.


March 9, 2020

The ASWSU presidential and vice presidential candidates debated about topics including student involvement, mental health and political participation during the general debate on Sunday, even answering a question asking if they were Taylor Swift fans. Kylie Waddill and Donavyn Velez-Fucal debated a...

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