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

Advocating for Indigenous people is expecially important at WSU, considering we occupy their land.

Media contributes to injustices against Indigenous peoples

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor December 2, 2021

When a white woman goes missing, there is often a media frenzy surrounding the case. Some, such as the recent murder of van life influencer Gabby Petito, have captured the attention of the nation. The...

David Makin, WSU department of criminal justice and criminology professor, explored a brief timeline of policing in America and how reform should look during his Tuesday night lecture, “From Talk to Action: What Does it Mean to Reform the Police?

Policing needs to be reformed, criminology professor says

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN September 30, 2020

The federal police budget has grown by nearly $193 billion since the 1970s, but the increase in funds resulted in an overworked police force and a lack of accountability, a WSU professor said.  “Looking...

This summers BLM protests called the abolishment of police into question. Is it an option?

OPINION: Police abolishment is a multifaceted issue

MACKENNA ROWE September 23, 2020

On May 25, George Floyd died at the hands of a police officer. Since then, anti-police and pro-police protests have become prominent in America. As some cities like Seattle move toward abolishing the police,...

We need to create a police force that actually helps and protects the people its designed to serve.

OPINION: Abolish the police

CLAIRE PADILLA June 24, 2020

In an unfortunate Facebook questionnaire, a comment was made in response to my asking for people's opinion on police reform: "As a person who knows little about police policy, I do not have enough information...

Chief of Police Gary Jenkins said a commander reads use-of-force reports and look at footage from body cameras to make sure the force was necessary and within policy.

Pullman police, city council officials condemn actions of Minneapolis officer

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen managing editor May 30, 2020

The Pullman Police Department condemned the actions of a police officer in Minneapolis who killed 46-year-old George Floyd, as well as the officers who were complicit with the murder.  Chief of Police...

Preparing for the worst

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2013
When dealing with an active shooter, individuals should know what to do and how to respond. Locator map of school shootings in the U.S. this year.
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