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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

The debut album of the North Sheffield band, “Arctic Monkeys” did not get a ton of recognition in the United States. It should have, especially amongst young adult audiences.

Album review: Arctic Monkeys’ debut album still relatable

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist November 15, 2021

Despite having just reached its 15th anniversary in January this year, the Arctic Monkeys’ debut album “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” is relatively unknown to American audiences.  The...

There has to be a better way to learn than cramming for weekly exams.

Standardized testing adds to student stress

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist November 11, 2021

Standardized testing is my least favorite thing about college. Every student I have talked to this past semester feels overwhelmed by how many exams we are taking.  Thankfully, the end of the semester...

Sudent eating and working on school work at the CUB.

Eating alone should be fulfilling

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter, columnist November 11, 2021

I walked into one of my favorite local restaurants a few weeks back. Whenever I go out to eat, I always beg my roommate or a friend to come along. But that night, no one was available to accompany me. Never...

One of the most important rights we have is voting. Are Cougs exercising it?

Students should vote in local elections

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter, columnist November 3, 2021

One of the best things about this country is our right to vote. We get to choose our leaders, our representatives and the policies of our local areas. It is an important gift in our society. However,...

Rory sits on a windowsill on Nov. 2, 2021.

Pets are better than therapy

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist November 3, 2021

Having a pet in college always seemed like a strange idea to me. How is it possible to be a full-time student with a puppy or kitten?  I understand why it is worth all the time it takes to raise...

Determining what your own opinions and beliefs are outside of your friends and peers gives you a leg up in self-confidence.

Do not be a sheep

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist November 3, 2021

In our society, we are ruled by democracy. Rather, we are ruled by the will of the majority. We tend to blindly listen to and accept the majority opinion, even when it is evidently illogical or unreasonable.  For...

Digital distractions are certainly not uncommon. They can be harmful to your study or work habits.

Technology: A tool for procrastination

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist October 13, 2021

Have you ever had a day where you wake up, do your morning routine, have a wholesome breakfast, get that energy on for conquering your to-do list and then end up scrolling through your phone or laptop...

The reality of ensuing dangers on our planet is something we should educate ourselves on. But should we let it consumer our lives?

Is media urgency worth our stress?

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter, columnist October 13, 2021

It is understandable that college students want to live the next few years carefree. If they do want to worry about anything, it is usually about something in the near future. I mirror the same sentiment...

If all the washers are taken, how long should you let your floormates’ laundry sit? Maybe 3 hours? No, maybe one? What about 15 minutes?

College students must learn respect, responsibility

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 19, 2021

The fifth week of school is upon us. The weather is growing colder and the leaves are beginning to change into their autumn foliage. Classes are slowly picking up, giving people the opportunity to form...

Our success, or lack thereof, is a direct result of us interacting with systems. You may
be too focused on your success, and not enough on what helped get you there.

Imposter syndrome just a mental model

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist September 12, 2021

People experiencing imposter syndrome are the oneswho can actually see more tangible outcomes from their hard work – like money, social status, awards or recognition. It does not seem to be the...

Imagine a millennial deciding to get an abortion over astrology. You can’t,
right? Well, brace yourself because someone did exactly that.

Astrology creates new prejudice

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist August 29, 2021

Prejudice is a “feeling, favorable or unfavorable, toward a person or thing, prior to, or not based on, actual experience,” according to American psychologist Gordon Allport.  The U.S. is very...

Senior Maddie LaPourte (left) speaks to junior Conner LaCroix (right) in The Spark.

Incoming Cougs can lean on seniors

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor August 29, 2021

“These will be the best years of your life.” “College sets you up for your future job. Take it seriously.” “Don’t waste your time — it will be gone so fast.” These are valid pieces of...

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