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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

WSU found not liable for rape by student by Washington Supreme Court

WSU found not liable for rape by student by Washington Supreme Court

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor January 9, 2024

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled Thursday that WSU has no duty to protect a student who was raped off-campus. In a 5-4 decision, the court found that WSU has a duty to protect students while...

Supreme Court public opinions and approval ratings plummet.

WSU professor appears in national news article

LAUREN RENDAHL, News Reporter October 25, 2023

A WSU political science professor recently got featured in a 538 ABC article focusing on the increasingly dim approval ratings and public opinion of the Supreme Court Michael Salamone, associate professor...

Alana Gray, the youngest rally attendee, raises her poster alongside Mary Hogan (left) and Beth DeWeese (right) at the Womens March Foundations Bans Off Our Bodies rally in Pullman, May 14.

‘I have power over my body. I will not be controlled’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor June 28, 2022

Editor's note: One of the sources will be identified only by their middle name, per their request. When 20-year-old Frances Haycock learned the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday morning,...

Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court signals a new wave of conservative decisions from the judicial branch. It’s conceivable that LGBTQ+ rights will be taken away because of her nomination.

OPINION: Amy Coney Barrett will roll back LGBTQ+ rights

PORTIA SIMMONS November 5, 2020

Amy Coney Barret's contentious confirmation to the Supreme Court is changing the course of politics. On Oct. 26, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed with a 52-48 vote. Barrett has more conservative views...

With RBGs death, the Supreme Court has been thrown into turmoil.

OPINION: Ginsburg’s death will change American politics

DIANA RIOS October 1, 2020

In the midst of the current political climate, no matter what party you stand for, it is undeniable just how much of an impact a historical figure like the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made. Her name...

With Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination by President Donald Trump, the makeup of the Supreme Court is about to drastically change. In theory, the conservative 6-3 majority could last significantly beyond Trump’s presidency.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: Grin and Barrett

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist October 1, 2020

“All this for a family squabble.” -Immortan Joe, “Mad Max: Fury Road” I recently watched “The Death of Stalin,” the Armando Iannucci film about the fight for power in the wake of the...

With Ruth Bader Ginsburgs death, the Senate has been thrown into disarray as legislators try to pick the next justice.

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: An elegy for RBG

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2020

“Richard Nixon is gone now, and I am poorer for it.” -Hunter S. Thompson, “He Was A Crook: An Obituary for Nixon” And so ends another legacy. Ruth Bader Ginsburg – born in ’33, nominated...

DACA recipients are the backbone of this country and the survival of the bill ensures their continued residency.

OPINION: Keep DACA in place


In mid-June 2020, President Donald Trump moved to end the DACA program and its protection over undocumented immigrants. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Trump is unable to end the program because he did...

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to block termination of DACA on June 18. The Trump administration halted the program in 2017.

WSU students react to US Supreme Court’s DACA ruling

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor June 29, 2020

Linda Vargas was shocked by the texts she saw on her phone when she woke up on June 18. “My friend … she messaged me, ‘They blocked it,’” Vargas said. “I couldn’t believe it.” Vargas,...

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