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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 internet is dominating communication. But at what cost?

Social media takes ‘social’ out of everything

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

My biggest concern about social media is not how it might affect one’s self-esteem or one’s productivity. Rather, my biggest concern is how social media might alter how we view social interactions. People...

Cringe-worthy writing, abominable directing and poor acting combine to create a humiliating film debut for influencer Addison Rae.

‘He’s All That’ is flop of a film

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist September 20, 2021

When I sat down to watch Netflix’s remake of the 1999 romantic comedy, “She’s All That,” my expectations were not high. But, wow.  If I hadn’t been watching “He’s All That” to review...

Conservatives and young adults are more likely to believe in conspiracy theories while people who are detail-oriented are less likely to believe misinformation. To prevent misinformation, students should be taught how to find accurate information.

Trusting social media puts people at risk

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2021

A new study at WSU shows that trusting information on social media makes people more susceptible to believing conspiracy theories. A WSU research team has been looking at variables and factors that contribute...

Social media has become one of the most popular ways to stay connected with friends.

OPINION: Social media is needed more during pandemic than before

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter March 3, 2021

Social media is now one of the most common forms of communication, especially with the ongoing pandemic. A lot of students use social media platforms to connect with their friends, family and classmates.  Students...

Assistant professor at the Murrow College says most of our world exists on Twitter

People’s lives begin to look like social media during COVID-19 pandemic

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter February 4, 2021

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, social media usage increased substantially and it is now more important than ever to protect yourself from misinformation.  Yan Su, doctoral candidate...

Digital allyship is a constant learning process, which can be achieved by being aware of the media you consume and signing petitions.

COLUMN: Allyship in the digital age

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 19, 2020

The social justice protests over the summer brought allyship and activism to the forefront of conversations on social media. I had several questions about becoming an ally and realized it is not as...

Allies may find it difficult to challenge people who hold views that do not align with social justice movements, a Cougar Health Services intern said.

Mental health series event focuses on allyship, social media

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 16, 2020

In this week's Real Talk Thursday, a mental health series hosted by Cougar Health Services, a doctoral psychology intern spoke about how to be an ally to marginalized groups and the role social media...

Social media helps keep us informed and educated about political events. It encourages debate, discourse and conversation, which are key parts of building a more informed, engaged society.

OPINION: Social media informs voters through educated debate

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor October 8, 2020

The idea that social media is simply child’s play is far from the truth. While some young adults are using it to build their businesses from the ground up, others are getting paid to share their lives...

Social media degrades relationships and hurts people, especially during election season.

OPINION: Social media negatively affects communication

JOEY FRANKLIN September 8, 2020

Social media can be very useful, especially during a pandemic, when seeing friends and family in person is not a viable option. Social media, however, does not come without negative aspects. When people...

“If they are not doing that, then were going to have to go ahead and hold up a petition and be an advocate to make sure that the student is no longer on campus,” ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said.

WSU admin urged to take action for racist comments made by student

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 5, 2020

Editor's Note: The Daily Evergreen recognizes that the social media post depict screenshots with graphic language. It was added to provide validity and context to the story. Please view at your own risk. Editor's...

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