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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

The Women*s Center and Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse provide violence prevention resources for those experiencing stalking or dating violence.

Swipe left: Tinder horror stories

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor November 17, 2022

From serious encounters with stalkers to close calls with sexually transmitted diseases, the horror stories that can come from dating apps, like Tinder, are noteworthy. For WSU students, this is no different.  Bryan...

The Oscars have been shrouded in controversy for decades, but the rise of streaming platforms combined with their controversial history might finally push the show into total irrelevance.

OPINION: Awards shows need to change to stay relevant

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist April 11, 2022

As a movie lover, I always used to look forward to a dazzling night watching the Oscars. However, over the past several years it has become apparent that the Oscars are, simply put, going downhill. Academy...

Spokane NAACP President Kiantha Duncan shared her experiences living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during a Foley Institute talk Tuesday afternoon.

Spokane NAACP president addresses poverty in communities of color

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor November 11, 2021

Spokane NAACP President Kiantha Duncan spoke about the politics of poverty in communities of color Tuesday afternoon at the latest Thomas S. Foley Institute event. The Time’s Up and Black Lives Matter...

One of the new faculty members is Arifa Raza. She will join the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at WSU Pullman in the fall.

WSU cluster-hire program addresses faculty racial, gender inequalities

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen news editor June 1, 2021

An initiative by WSU Provost Elizabeth Chilton prompted WSU to begin a cluster-hire program, bringing five new faculty members to the Pullman campus. Senior Vice Provost Laura Hill said the cluster-hire...

No matter how hard I studied as a student, how hard I worked as a designer ... how cute my kid is, it doesnt matter. This face could get me killed,” said Jiemei Lin, event organizer and senior graphic designer for WSU’s College of Education.

Community members rally against anti-Asian hate

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 4, 2021

Around 300 people gathered Saturday afternoon at Reaney Park to support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to protest racism against the AAPI community. Participants held signs with phrases such...

The League of Women Voters of Pullmans next Brown Bag event is scheduled from 12-1 p.m. Feb. 16.

League of Women Voters discussed inequality, racism during Brown Bag event

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor January 20, 2021

The League of Women Voters of Pullman met Tuesday to examine the book “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide” and how it applies to today's events.  League member Krista Gross...

It is important to think about other peoples situations and perspectives when trying to understand racism, said Dr. Marie Theard, medical director of neuroanesthesia at Oregon Health and Science University.

Speakers discuss how to fight racism

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief October 29, 2020

Speakers discussed fighting racism through education and seeing the world through different perspectives in an event hosted by WSU Tri-Cities on Oct. 29. It is important to have conversations about...

Using the viewpoints of medicine and academia can help people begin to understand the full spectrum of racism, said Thabiti Lewis, English professor and interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Vancouver. 

Professor to speak about dismantling racism

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2020

A WSU Vancouver professor will discuss how racism affects the field of medicine at an event 11 a.m. Oct. 29. The event “Dismantling Racism: The Game of Change” is part of an ongoing series hosted...

“Racism is a problem for white folks to fix,” said Lisa Guerrero, WSU professor of comparative ethnic studies and American studies and culture. “The people who hold the power have to change the problem.”

WSU resource center hosts workshop on systemic racism, privilege

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 18, 2020

WSU’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center held an event on Saturday to discuss systemic racism and the benefits of correcting behavior rather than labeling someone as racist...

We constantly shout down cancel culture, but there are some upsides to the social media phenomenon.

OPINION: Cancel culture’s hidden benefits

JOEY FRANKLIN September 28, 2020

Cancel culture is a fairly new phenomenon found primarily on Twitter but can be seen across all social media and online platforms. “Canceling” usually happens to a celebrity, athlete or someone else...

The anti-racist resource guide is available online at WSU Libraries. The guide includes a list of books about race and racism.

WSU librarian compiles list of anti-racist resources

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2020

A WSU librarian created a resource guide of books to encourage conversation about race and racism. After the murder of George Floyd, there was a lot of self examination, both for individuals and for...

More diversity education would help make students more aware of race issues in modern life.

OPINION: Students need diversity education

ADAM HUREAU June 16, 2020

The death of George Floyd has sparked a nationwide conversation about the state of our nation, especially in regards to racial issues and discrimination. More and more people are realizing that problems...

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