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College student takes on governor race

Dylan Nails, Washington governor candidate, grew up in Colfax and said he would to use his perspective on eastern Washington to inform legislation.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

July 13, 2020

Dylan Nails hopes to use his youth to bring a fresh perspective during his run for Washington state governor.  Nails’ desire to run for governor sparked when he picked up a local paper outside of his hometown, Colfax. He said he saw protest coverage on the eastern side of Washington.  “Obv...

County candidates file for election

Incumbent Art Swannack is running for a county commissioner position. Primary elections are on Aug. 4.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

May 26, 2020

A total of 49 county candidates have filed to run in the upcoming 2020 primary election on Aug. 4. There are 38 offices available in Whitman County including Congress and state representatives, state senators, state supreme court and county commissioner positions, according to a Whitman County candidate l...

OPINION: Don’t rely on opinion programs for your news

It is easy to find opinions about news events, but dig a little deeper for better information.

GUS WATERS, Evergreen Columnist

April 29, 2020

Do not get your news from the opinion section. Instead, get your news from an array of trustworthy sources that make you respect other sides. By consuming trustworthy and unbiased news sources, people gain a better understanding of current events which allows them to have respectful conversations...

Scholars discuss voting politics in a pandemic

Scholars discuss voting politics in a pandemic

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2020

Political scientists discussed the politics of voting in a pandemic and possible voter suppression during a Thomas S. Foley Institute online forum Thursday. Cornell Clayton, WSU Foley Institute director, said recent Wisconsin elections presented both technical and political challenges posed by the ...

WSU reminds employees rules regarding political activity

Hannah Martian, senior sports management major and ASWSU pro tempore and education senator, said the university’s rules are fair for maintaining a neutral campus and they still allow freedom of speech.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

March 13, 2020

Election season is a time for people to reflect on their ideals and discover their alignment on the political spectrum. Although for WSU, it serves as a reminder to remain neutral. Recently, WSU’s Office of Internal Audits issued a press release reminding employees that while they are free to su...

Politics need more education, less sensation

Politics need more education, less sensation

RACHEL LENTZ, Evergreen columnist

July 18, 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 to navigate and disassemble this environment. The incendiary nature of political discussion in the U.S. is in ...

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