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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

Protests on Terrell Mall lack efficacy and only serve as an impediment to students’ daily business. The protests don’t change students’ minds, and though they’re legal, they really have no place on WSU’s campus.

Terrell Mall protests are pointless

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist October 18, 2021

Protests are a mainstay of modern democratic societies, but just because you can speak in public does not mean you always should.   Protests on Glen Terrell Mall have been happening...

Protests and riots will only push Americans farther apart, which is something we cannot afford. Political unity is what America needs, not partisanship.

OPINION: Riots over election will not solve anything

HANNA YUZYUK November 12, 2020

The 2020 election is different from any other U.S. election I remember. I am not talking about the process; I am talking about the social climate and the many issues that follow this election. I think...

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...

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 5, 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...

WSU Black Student Union and the African Diaspora Association have used social media to promote educating oneself about racial issues as protests emerge in the nation.

Student organizations react to protests

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter June 5, 2020

As protesters filled the streets of many major cities this week, some WSU student organizations used social media as a platform to push for social change. “Eight minutes and 46 seconds. That was how...

A protester holds a sign with the names of Black victims of police violence.

Guest column: From peaceful protest to violent riot

GRACE ARNIS, Former Evergreen managing editor June 3, 2020

I was one of about 3,500 protesters who walked from Riverfront Park to the Spokane County Courthouse in an organized protest Sunday. The march that started at 2 p.m. was peaceful. It involved many people...

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