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 student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

“The nation’s poorest communities paid billions of dollars each year for criminal justice fines, fees, forfeitures, jail and prison costs and much more,” said Joe Soss, Cowles chair for the study of public service at the University of Minnesota. 

Foley Institute discusses criminal justice systems targeting certain communities

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor November 18, 2021

The Thomas S. Foley Institute hosted a distinguished lecture on Wednesday about how the criminal justice system targets poor people within the country.  In 2015, Ferguson, Missouri, reportedly...

Seven-year Pullman resident Jason Kennedy will present his idea to have a mural painted in downtown Pullman during City Councils in-person meeting July 14.

Residents call for action from local legislators

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter July 5, 2020

A group of Pullman activists will present how city council can support the Black Lives Matter movements to local legislators. One proposed project is a street-wide mural in Pullman reading “Black Lives...

Demonstrators kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, which was how long former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin pinned down George Floyds neck.

‘We’re tired of being silent’

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter June 4, 2020

Editor's note: Some sources asked to go under a pseudonym to protect themselves from retaliation.  A crowd repeated the phrase, “I can’t breathe,” after the name of each Black person killed by...

“If they are not doing that, then were going to have to go ahead and hold up a petition and be an advocate to make sure that the student is no longer on campus,” ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said.

WSU admin urged to take action for racist comments made by student

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 4, 2020

Editor's Note: The Daily Evergreen recognizes that the social media post depict screenshots with graphic language. It was added to provide validity and context to the story. Please view at your own risk. Editor's...

Pullman community members protest the death of George Floyd on Saturday evening at Cougar Plaza.

‘We won’t have that in our community’

SYDNEY BROWN and LUKE HUDSON May 30, 2020

Pouring rain and strikes of lightning did not deter protesters from Cougar Plaza during an anti-police-violence demonstration organized by local activists Saturday evening.  Several Pullman residents...

Katherine Rodela, assistant professor at WSU Vancouver’s College of Education, said the main takeaway from the study is that the culture and struggles people of color grew up with are what makes them strong leaders.

LATINX RESILIENCY

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 22, 2020

From fourth grade until 12th grade, it was normal for Gregorio to pick asparagus every morning before heading to school. “It was a part of his life,” said Katherine Rodela, assistant professor at...

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