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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

Students nationwide petition for debt cancellation

Students nationwide petition for debt cancellation

SHEILA JOHNSON January 25, 2022

ASWSU representatives and student government leaders from around the country are petitioning President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to cancel all federal student loan debt considering their...

Raising and lowering the flag down to half-staff is something Air Force ROTC takes seriously.

Flags flown at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief February 26, 2021

American flags in Whitman County and around the nation are currently being flown at half-staff to remember those who have lost their lives to COVID-19.  President Joe Biden issued the proclamation...

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....

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...

It is difficult to say who will win the presidential election because of the low emotional response from undecided voters. The winner will depend on which candidate made a subconscious impact on undecided voters.

Undecided voters had few responses to presidential debates, study shows

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter October 30, 2020

A study found that voters supporting President Donald Trump had stronger emotional responses to the presidential debates than undecided voters and supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Trump...

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

OPINION: Voting is crucial for civic engagement

MADELINE GREER 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...

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

OPINION: Presidential debates need to address climate change

MACKENNA ROWE 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....

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

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Inherent vice

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist 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...

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