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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 Hurt Locker’ reveals American setbacks

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist September 22, 2021

The movie "The Hurt Locker" came out in 2009. But 12 years later, with the American withdrawal from Afghanistan, the movie’s underlying themes about how the Armed Forces handle post-traumatic stress...

Inside, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Anthropocene Reviewed all evaluate mental health in different aspects of our society.

Mental health as seen on TV

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist September 22, 2021

Our understanding of mental health has grown over the years, as well as the importance we place on it. That being said, mental health representation in the media has not grown at the same rate. Problematic...

Economic interests play too great a role in what Westerners read in the news. World news is important for the sake of knowledge and educating the public and should not be about profit.

Western media has long way to go in reporting non-Western news accurately

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor July 4, 2021

Americans are notorious for a lack of geographical knowledge.  It’s hard to say exactly how bad, but a quick Google search finds claims that as low as just 35 percent of Americans can name every state...

U.S. responses to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine have continued to antagonize tension within our country about who is at fault for ongoing violence.

Letter to the Editor: U.S. complicit in Israel-Palestine conflict

NANCY STREET, Contributor June 20, 2021

Where did the mainstream media report the major atrocities taking place in Israel and occupied Gaza? Of course, we heard about the bombing and destruction of the building housing Associated...

Politics need more education, less sensation

Politics need more education, less sensation

RACHEL LENTZ, Evergreen columnist July 17, 2019

The polarization of politics in the U.S. has led to a highly inflammatory and discord-filled climate. New ways of consuming media make politics a powder keg. We need to put down the matches and learn how...

Reader Reactions: Students condemn sexist fraternity post

January 10, 2018

Readers react to an article about a screenshot of a private Facebook post shared on social media. The screenshot depicted a message about a Theta Xi date dash and contained sexist remarks, referencing...

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