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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...

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...

WSU, Pullman needs to reform recycling system

WSU, Pullman needs to reform recycling system

ADAM CARLSON, Evergreen columnist

April 18, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The commingled method of recycling in use by both Pullman and WSU increases costs to all parties, so the city needs to prioritize a single-stream system needed for more effective, cheaper recycling. Though a commingled system once saved money, China’s recycling ban has since turned it into a deficit....

Stress during finals shouldn’t be handled through food

Stress during finals shouldn’t be handled through food

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen columnist

April 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Stressing out during dead and finals week is a real problem for many students, too many decide to cope with carb-heavy foods and other tasty treats. But stress eating is a dietary detriment and can impact how well you perform on your tests, so it should be the last option for stress relief. “Going...

WSU should keep fluorescent bulbs in dorms

WSU should keep fluorescent bulbs in dorms

DEYANIRA TOVAR, Evergreen columnist

April 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

WSU should not fill every building with LED bulbs. They should keep the fluorescent bulbs already in campus housing or find a healthier alternative. Lighting sets the scene for every event, affecting people on a psychological as well as a physiological level. Natural light is best, but most students...

Include partial WSU parking prices in tuition

Include partial WSU parking prices in tuition

DEYANIRA TOVAR, Evergreen columnist

April 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Similar to WSU's buses, WSU parking services should be partially paid for by all students, not just those who pay for a parking pass. WSU Transportation Services is entirely self-supported. Every construction project and maintenance plan are covered through assessed fees, Transportation Director John...

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