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Everyone who can be vaccinated, should be

Everyone who can be vaccinated, should be

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen Opinion Editor

June 13, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

After two children contracted measles in Moscow, according to a press release from Public Health Idaho, people are discussing the necessity of vaccines again. These two cases happened in a child who was too young to be vaccinated and their sibling, who had only had the first measles vaccination. This...

Women athletes don’t perform for male viewers pleasure

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen Opinion editor

June 6, 2019


Filed under Columns, Columns, Opinion, Sports

Sports are transformational activities that have a major effect on their participants, as well as American culture as a whole. They can unite a campus, a city or even an entire country, but some of the best athletes are often disrespected, marginalized or even flat-out ignored. Little girls fall in...

Future generations should pursue sport careers

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen Sports editor

June 6, 2019


Filed under Columns, Columns, Opinion, Sports

Because I was born during a Monday Night Football game, sports and I were destined to be together. I grew up seeing women working in sports. It was possible for me to dream of being a professional athlete. While it was unlikely that I would play sports past high school, it was possible for me to still...

Female athletes deserve more respect

GRIFFIN AYERS, Evergreen columnist

June 6, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Women’s athletes should get more appreciation than they do. They should be treated with the same respect as male athletes. Women put the same amount of work into athletics, but are paid much less and receive little to no recognition. According to Forbes, WNBA players only share less than 25 percent of the profits earned by the league, while NBA players s...

U.S. soccer team advocates women’s sports

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen columnist

June 6, 2019


Filed under Columns, Columns, Opinion, Sports

Players for the United States Women’s National Soccer team will head to France as they fight to bring home the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy. Young girls all around the world will be watching and looking up to their heroes. “I just want girls to feel like they can believe in themselves...

Opinion editors look to spark conversation

Opinion editors look to spark conversation

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen Opinion editor

May 30, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As long as I’ve been a part of The Daily Evergreen, I’ve felt pulled to the opinion section. I started out as an opinion columnist myself, then spent some time as a copy editor and life reporter before I ended up back in opinion. Of course, this time I found myself behind the opinion desk, laying...

Letter: fraternities provide connections, support

Letter: fraternities provide connections, support

GRIFFIN AYERS, Evergreen columnist

May 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Fraternity life is a rewarding experience for young men. Joining a fraternity chapter will result in new lifelong friends, provides career opportunities, and allows members to provide community service to the local Pullman area. “It gives students ... opportunity to do more, and connect with more...

Behind the press: About the abortion story

Behind the press: About the abortion story

MAGGIE QUINLAN and RACHEL SUN

May 23, 2019


Filed under Behind the press, Opinion

We wrote about women's abortion experiences, this is why

UREC should beef up outreach on campus

UREC should beef up outreach on campus

GRIFFIN AYERS, Evergreen columnist

May 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle, Opinion, Wellness

The university should empower students to live a healthy lifestyle. Increased resources for students across campus would lead more students to exercise. Exercise promotes a healthy self-image. Positive self-image can improve mental health. Confident students are more likely to be outgoing and active a...

Stores should offer students healthy food discounts

Stores should offer students healthy food discounts

GRIFFIN AYERS, Evergreen columnist

May 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

One major challenge college students struggle with is trying to stay healthy. This means getting exercise, being active and most importantly eating healthy. Once students move out of the dorms, they must plan their own meals. Due to the prices of the nutritious items students can find in Safeway,...

WSU buildings should protect birds

WSU buildings should protect birds

JESSICA TIR, Evergreen columnist

May 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

WSU has made great progress towards making our campuses eco-friendlier, but its buildings still pose a significant hazard for migratory birds. If WSU wants to set a bold example, it needs to consider more bird-friendly building designs. The Pullman campus has plenty of huge windows that look out onto...

Working for you: meet the new Editor in Chief

Working for you: meet the new Editor in Chief

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen editor-in-chief

May 9, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top-feature

What kind of articles would make you pick up a newspaper? That question is simple, and yet there are countless and equally valid possibilities. Some readers are attracted to breaking news and crime reports, while others are more interested in features or finding out about what band will play over...

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