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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

Shepherd Smith referred to Abbie Hoffman as one of the greatest political tricksters of all time. Photo courtesy of Richard Elgar

Foley Institute learns of “Trickster” in politics

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor April 23, 2024

Author Shepherd Siegel related the “trickster character” to today’s political climate at 4:30 on April 18 for the final Foley Talk of the semester. Siegel said tricksters are characters who like...

Only 16% of eligible voters in Washington aged 18-24 actually voted in this years elections

Washington Secretary of State calls for improvement in ballot delivery

COLLIN BANNISTER, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2023

This year's November election was marked with Fentanyl found in ballots, out of service postal boxes and in general a very low voter turnout for those aged 18-24 in Washington. “It has been quite...

Supreme Court public opinions and approval ratings plummet.

WSU professor appears in national news article

LAUREN RENDAHL, News Reporter October 25, 2023

A WSU political science professor recently got featured in a 538 ABC article focusing on the increasingly dim approval ratings and public opinion of the Supreme Court Michael Salamone, associate professor...

The rather useless TikTok hearing on Thursday did nothing constructive

The Political Parley: Indictment, Veto and the Hearing

ANNE MURPHY, Evergreen columnist March 30, 2023

Just arrest Trump already It does not matter what the charges are, if former President Trump gets arrested, it will be very enjoyable to watch. The possible indictment of former President Trump seems...

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., giving a speech at the Chinook Student Center in April 2016.

WSU alum Patty Murray sworn in as president pro tempore

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor January 11, 2023

Senator Patty Murray was sworn in as president pro tempore of the United States Senate on Jan. 3. She is the first Senator from WA to hold this title in 42 years, and is the first woman to hold this title...

Biden giving a commencement speech, 2015.

OPINION: Debt-relief resisters have no leg to stand on

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor October 27, 2022

On Friday, President Biden’s student debt relief plan was halted by a temporary stay issued by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, according to Politico. GOP-led states Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri,...

Students from WSU, including members of ASWSU and GPSA, visit the Washington State Capitol.

WSU representatives reflect on 2022 legislative session

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor April 1, 2022

WSU students, faculty and administrators focused on anti-hazing, access to broadband internet, faculty pay and more during the 2022 legislative session, which started Jan. 10 and ended March 10. WSU...

Thomas began questioning her gender identity as she neared the end of her high school career. After her first year at the University of Pennsylvania, she came out to her family as transgender.

OPINION: UPenn swimmer shows hypocrisy of Left

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist March 31, 2022

Once again, the Left demonstrates its hypocrisy when it comes to the rights of marginalized communities.  In the latest example, Lia Thomas, swimmer and student at the University of Pennsylvania,...

James Mattis, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, answers questions from Cornell Clayton, director of Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, at Democracy at home and abroad, March 24, Bryan Hall Auditorium.

Foley Talk: Dangers of blind compromise with James Mattis

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist March 26, 2022

Hosted by the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, James Mattis returned Thursday to speak in front of a packed Bryan Hall Auditorium. His presentation, "Democracy at home and...

Russian President Vladimir Putins invasion of Ukraine raises questions about his motives.

Foley Talk: Important to address context surrounding Ukrainian-Russian war

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist February 25, 2022

Hosted by the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, Thomas Preston was chosen to speak yesterday in the first in-person Foley Talk on the ongoing Ukrainian-Russian conflict. The...

Tensions will rise if Butchs iconic look is changed.

SATIRE: First the green M&M, next the world

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist February 17, 2022

Whether out of sheer boredom or a genuine interest in being a well-informed citizen, I found myself flipping through various news sites. I was unsurprised to find the M&M company being talked about...

With neither side listening to the other, negotiations are like arguing with a brick wall.

OPINION: America must seek middle ground for Ukraine-Russia conflict

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist February 10, 2022

If you have been following world events recently, you may have heard that tensions are brewing between Ukraine and Russia over a variety of different issues. One of the major points of contention is moving...

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