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Political comedy relies on the truth, WSU alumnus says

The most important part of comedy is the ethics of truth-telling, said Ted Tremper, WSU alumnus and former field producer for

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2020

Political comedy is only funny when a speaker and their audience agree on the factual truths.  The most important part of comedy is the ethics of truth-telling, said Ted Tremper, WSU alumnus, writer, director and former field producer for "The Daily Show," during an event Tuesday evening. The tr...

Voter registration must be conducted in person starting today

Voter registration must be completed in person either in Colfax or the CUB. Residents must wear masks and obey safety measures while registering.

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2020

Starting today, Washington state voters can register in-person at Whitman County’s Election Office or The Student Voting Hub in the Compton Union Building. Oct. 26 was the last day to register to vote online. The election office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 304 N...

Gubernatorial candidate visits Pullman during campaign

Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp spoke at a rally Tuesday night. He does not support a comprehensive sex education bill that is on Washington ballots this election. He also does not support a law that places restrictions on the purchase and ownership of firearms.

MATT HOLM and SADIE SALTER

October 22, 2020

Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp discussed his decision to run for Washington state governor, which began with a statement he issued about Initiative 1639, saying he will not be enforcing the initiative, during a mask-optional “Victory Protest” held Tuesday night in Pullman. Culp currently s...

County representative candidates debate sex education, climate change policies

Republican incumbent Mary Dye and Libertarian challenger Brett Borden debated during a virtual forum Saturday afternoon.

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2020

Republican incumbent Mary Dye and Libertarian challenger Brett Borden debated tax increases and Referendum 90, which requires schools to teach comprehensive sex education, during a virtual forum Saturday afternoon. The League of Women Voters of Pullman hosted the event. Both Dye and Borden are chal...

League of Women Voters hosts virtual issue forum about ballot measures

LWV President Bobbie Ryder said Senate Bill 5395 and Senate Joint Resolution 8212 will appear on this year’s ballot.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2020

The League of Women Voters of Pullman and the Pullman Chamber of Commerce discussed a bill that would require schools to teach comprehensive sex education to all students, as well as a resolution that would allow the government to invest in the stock market, during a virtual issue forum Monday night.  ...

Undocumented individuals share stories to encourage allies to vote

Undocumented individuals share stories to encourage allies to vote

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2020

One of Linda Vargas’ first memories was crossing the U.S. border and missing her dog, who she had to leave behind, she said during an event that encouraged people to vote.  The WSU Undocumented Initiatives’ event “Why You Should Vote: Voting as an UndocuAlly” featured several WSU students ...

Undocumented Initiatives hosts event for allies about voting

Linda Vargas, senior civil engineering major, said she will speak about the importance of the program and how the upcoming election will affect her as a DACA recipient and the undocumented community.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

October 5, 2020

WSU’s Undocumented Initiatives is hosting a workshop from 5-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 9 to encourage student voting as the 2020 election approaches.  The workshop educates students and staff on the importance of voting and the impact every vote has on the undocumented community, said Claudia Skinner, se...

OPINION: Ginsburg’s death will change American politics

With RBG's death, the Supreme Court has been thrown into turmoil.

DIANA RIOS, Evergreen columnist

October 1, 2020

In the midst of the current political climate, no matter what party you stand for, it is undeniable just how much of an impact a historical figure like the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made. Her name will always be accredited to the advancement of several different progressive movements. Aside...

OPINION: Trump’s impeachment was unproductive

Trump's impeachment, while a decent blow to his career, didn't actually solve or fix anything.

HANNA YUZYUK, Evergreen columnist

September 23, 2020

My first reason for not being very interested in what is going on in the political arena is my belief that politics are a dirty game. It is not possible to be sure about any political statement from any politician in any party from any country. Simultaneously, there is an excellent reason to keep...

OPINION: Political polarization is tearing our country apart

Whether it’s red or blue, there’s always a battle full of demoralizing, rude behavior. Politics in 2020 is tearing families, friends and countries apart.

JUSTIN ULOFOSHIO, Evergreen columnist

September 10, 2020

The U.S. presidential election is less than 60 days away, and many are saying that Nov. 3 might be the most important day in this generation. At the same time, the country is in the middle of an identity crisis. The sociopolitical climate of the United States seems to be at its most divided point in ...

OPINION: DNC spells hope for America’s future

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the answer this country has been looking for.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

September 2, 2020

The high point of last week's Democratic National Convention was Joe Biden’s acceptance speech; he spoke passionately about unifying Americans amidst civil turbulence. “But while I will be a Democratic candidate, I will be an American president," he said at the convention. "I will work as hard...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Eye of the storm

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Eye of the storm

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

September 1, 2020

“Life’s ill, sometimes life might kill.” - Vordul Mega, “Iron Galaxy” A fully-developed hurricane can release the energy of a 10-megaton nuclear bomb every 20 minutes. That’s almost 700 Hiroshimas smacking down on the coast of Texas and Louisiana every 20 minutes. Hurricane Laura see...

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