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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

Election stress is mentally taxing, but we can work past it moving forward.

OPINION: Electoral stress negatively affects our mental health

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor November 19, 2020

As the election drew near over the last few weeks, a record number of Americans were doing their due diligence to fill out their ballots. Newscasts were watched, articles were read — all in preparation...

Stress and the election seem to go hand in hand, but it doesnt have to be that way.

OPINION: Don’t let election stress get to you

MADELINE GREER November 3, 2020

This election has been one of the most riveting in a long time. It’s a presidential election during a historical pandemic affecting millions of people living in America. This year’s election will...

Voter registration must be completed in person either in Colfax or the CUB. Residents must wear masks and obey safety measures while registering.

Voter registration must be conducted in person starting today

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2020

Starting today, Washington state voters can register in-person at Whitman County’s Election Office or The Student Voting Hub in the Compton Union Building. Oct. 26 was the last day to register to...

Voting should be fun and interactive — not old and boring. Heres some ideas to liven things up a little.

OPINION: Satire: Voting needs to be reworked

JOEY FRANKLIN October 27, 2020

There is plenty of controversy surrounding the upcoming election’s voting process, including voting by mail, absentee ballots and the health concerns about voting in person. Government officials have...

Voting by mail ensures that everyone can make their political voices heard.

OPINION: Voting by mail will boost voter participation

JOEY FRANKLIN October 15, 2020

Every American citizen has a civic responsibility to vote and let their voice be heard. Because it’s a presidential election year — especially in the middle of a pandemic — the ability to vote safely...

Voting is one of the most important ways for American citizens to influence how their government runs.

OPINION: Voting is crucial for civic engagement

MADELINE GREER October 15, 2020

Every four years, Americans have the opportunity to vote for a presidential nominee. We also have elections at other times to elect city, county, state and federal officials. This has been a bizarre year...

People can register to vote online until Oct. 26. After that, they must register in-person.

Ballots will be mailed today

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter October 9, 2020

Whitman County officials will mail Washington voting ballots today, and voters can expect to see them by mid to late next week, according to the county auditor.  County auditor Sandy Jamison said the...

Any Washington resident can participate in mail-in voting as long as they are registered and have an up-to-date address.

Washington Secretary of State hosts Q&A on voter registration, mail-in voting

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 6, 2020

The state is likely to see a record voter turnout for 18-24 year olds, said Washington Secretary of State during a Q&A sponsored by WSU’s Student Diversity Center. “In 2016 we had 4.2 million...

The postal service is crucial to our lives as voters and as Americans. It can’t and shouldn’t be defunded, because the effects would be wide-reaching and incredibly damaging to our country.

OPINION: Keep the USPS in place for voters

MACKENNA ROWE September 3, 2020

Shockingly, there is another problem in the news, this time with President Donald Trump and some mail. Relief funding for the USPS has been going back and forth between different political parties,...

Besides the two candidates everyone knows about, theres a whole host of misfits vying for the presidency.

OPINION: Satire: Meeting the lesser-known presidential candidates

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor August 26, 2020

It’s that time again, everybody. 2016 seems like it was yesterday in the collective American memory, but four years pass by almost immeasurably fast. It’s time, once again, to trudge to the polls,...

There are several online campaigns and petitions you can sign, all of which you can do from a mobile device.

Guide: Being an activist from home

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter and columnist June 15, 2020

With the current social and political climate, many people want to use their voice to make a social impact. However, with the threat of COVID-19 still present, it might be hard for some people to go outside....

About 55 percent of the revenue from elective surgeries is not coming in to the hospital due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Local hospital considers expanding tax base

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter May 18, 2020

Pullman Regional Hospital will consider expanding the hospital district in order to broaden its tax base, which is the area where people living in it can be taxed by an institution. This will be discussed...

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