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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

The biggest barrier with implementing more gender neutral bathrooms at WSU is cost.

All-gender signs lead to greater acceptance toward transgender, nonbinary people

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2023

Seeing an all-gender sign for a restroom or locker room can increase adolescents’ acceptance of transgender and non-binary people, according to research  Traci Gillig (they/she), assistant professor...

These are the women that are going to lead us in the future

‘These are the women that are going to lead us in the future’

CHLOE EKSTROM, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2022

Panhellenic leadership has high hopes for these new Panhellenic officers. “The new officers are ready to work, they are so excited and so full of ideas. I have every bit of confidence that this council...

Ainsley Carpenter, undeclared freshman, was sworn in as an uncertified senator, and Beatrice Anne Obaob, undeclared freshman, was later confirmed as an administrative assistant. 

New ASWSU members share commitment to diversity, inclusivity

SHANA HUANG September 15, 2022

ASWSU confirmed two new members to the senate and administration respectively in a meeting Wednesday night.  Ainsley Carpenter, undeclared freshman, took to the podium and was later sworn in as an...

RJ Mitte plays Walter White Jr. on Breaking Bad and will discuss inclusivity in the media industry.

‘Breaking Bad’ actor will discuss inclusivity, representation of disabilities on Wednesday

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor March 22, 2022

“Breaking Bad” actor RJ Mitte will discuss inclusivity in the media industry for people of all abilities at noon on March 23 in the Compton Union Building junior ballroom. In his keynote speech,...

Proposals must relate to inclusivity, diversity, equity and access by containing a component like teaching practices that close equity gaps when it comes to student performance.

Smith Teaching and Learning Grant applications due March 14

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2022

WSU faculty with innovative ideas can apply for a Smith Teaching and Learning Grant of up to $5,000. The deadline to apply is March 14, according to WSU Insider. The proposals must relate to inclusivity,...

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...

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 23, 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, Managing editor June 18, 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...

WSU senior Mikayla Beckley is vice president of the Disabled Students and Allies Club.

Creating community for people with disabilities

ANNIE HAGER October 15, 2020

It all started with a recruitment email from the WSU Access Center looking for students with leadership qualities. Mikayla Beckley responded, and now is the vice president of the Disabled Students and...

Gender neutral restrooms are safer and more inclusive for everyone, regardless of gender identity.

OPINION: We need more gender neutral bathrooms

PORTIA SIMMONS October 13, 2020

Although society has taken strides for the equality of LGBTQ+ community members, there are still some things we can do to improve the everyday lives of these individuals. One of them is having gender-neutral...

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