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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

“When I first found out [Roe v. Wade was overturned] it took a toll on me a lot.”

Students react to partial Idaho abortion ban halt

PUNEET BSANTI August 28, 2022

Students' opinions are mixed after an Idaho judge ruled on Wednesday, that the state cannot enforce a strict abortion ban during medical emergencies. Le’Dashia Orndorff, a fifth-year kinesiology and...

The production of fast-fashion clothing leads to excess textile waste and horrific environmental impacts.

Humanity, fashion not mutually exclusive

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist December 2, 2021

Sustainability in fashion is becoming heavily addressed as many brands start to move away from fast-fashion production models. Due to environmental and ethical concerns like textile waste and unfair...

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 research editor 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...

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...

WSU student Hannah Fee listens to music while working on homework.

Listen with caution

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 31, 2021

We have all heard the line from parents or other adults in our lives that our music, games and t.v. shows are bad for us. We should not play violent video games because we will end up committing violent...

Kassie Smith sells functional wares at the Moscow Farmers Market.

Pottery teacher finds home in PNW

LANNAN RUIZ October 13, 2021

Uniontown, Washington, hosts a community of artists in a white barn on the edge of town. The Artisans at the Dahmen Barn is home base for Kassie Smith, pottery instructor and ceramics artist.  During...

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 research editor 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...

The internet is dominating communication. But at what cost?

Social media takes ‘social’ out of everything

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 6, 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...

Throughout her adolescent years, Rachel Dolezal slowly transitioned from white to Black, eventually obtaining a position within the NAACP.

Stop misusing term ‘transracial’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 15, 2021

Factually, the term transracial is used to describe parents who adopt a child of a different race, typically associated with white families adopting children of color. In recent years, though, people...

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

Incoming Cougs can lean on seniors

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing 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...

Today’s youth are one of the most politically active groups of young people in generations. We deserve to know if our colleges are in support of us.

Colleges should make political views known for sake of students

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor June 24, 2021

Historically, young people have been a demographic disengaged from mainstream politics.  This isn’t because youth aren’t affected by politics — in fact, the voting age was lowered from 21 to...

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