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Chinook Student Center needs own board

Chinook Student Center needs own board

ALAINA BEAULAURIER, Evergreen columnist

January 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the wake of the new Chinook Student Center’s opening last year, the Washington State University Recreation Board is considering creating a new board for the Chinook. With their separate financial demands and different services offered, it is crucial that these financial decisions be made by a board...

Schulz must do more to encourage voting

Schulz must do more to encourage voting

MOHAMED SALEM, Evergreen columnist

January 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

opinion, column, schulz, president, vote, voting, registration, register, community

Administration must follow through on promises

Administration must follow through on promises

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

January 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Following the August sit-in at the Lighty Student Services building, protesters demanded more support and resources for multicultural and minority students. Despite responding to the list of demands with the intention of working with students, WSU administrators have yet to truly make good on their promises...

Opinion section dedicated to diversity, experience

JACKSON FERDERER, Opinion editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Each semester, every section of The Daily Evergreen finds itself with a new editor and new writers. For the spring 2018 semester, I’ll be in charge, and I have big ideas. My first priority this semester is to showcase voices from outside the status quo. I want to hear from the communities on campus...

Marijuana too important to allow roll back

Marijuana too important to allow roll back

JACKSON FERDERER, Opinion editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is attempting to roll back marijuana legalization, in direct conflict with state interests. The WSU community, along with the entire state, should fight back against any attempt to take away our weed. The Obama administration allowed states to legalize recreational marijuana...

Officials’ trip to Samoa accomplished nothing

Officials’ trip to Samoa accomplished nothing

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

A semester after several WSU administrators took a five-day trip to Samoa, many are still unsure as to whether the trip actually brought about any tangible change. WSU President Kirk Schulz and Vice President of Student Affairs Mary Jo Gonzales initiated the trip with the stated goal of learning how...

If net neutrality ends, everyone will be affected

If net neutrality ends, everyone will be affected

RIDGE PETERSON, Evergreen columnist

November 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The internet is omnipresent in modern life, and an important tool with which we can learn, share and discover new information. If the FCC votes to end net neutrality on Dec. 14, it wouldn’t just be individual freedoms that we would lose. The potential restrictions on internet use would hurt academic...

Tax bill would disparage grad students

Tax bill would disparage grad students

JACKSON FERDERER, Evergreen columnist

November 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

If Congress passes the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, many graduate students at WSU will be negatively affected. Proposed as a way to stimulate job growth and improve the real income of the average American, it is little more than a giveaway to the rich at the expense of the lower- and middle-class. Grad...

Snake River dams another example of Native American exploitation

Snake River dams another example of Native American exploitation

MOHAMED SALEM, Evergreen columnist

November 29, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The history of Native Americans has always been a morality tale. Since the establishment of the U.S., policies have never taken indigenous tribes into account. There is a strong connection between the indigenous Nez Perce tribe and salmon, said Gary Dorr, former chairman of the Nez Perce tribe General...

MeToo campaign created solidarity for survivors

MeToo campaign created solidarity for survivors

JACKSON FERDERER, Evergreen columnist

November 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Almost every important woman in my life has either been sexually assaulted or raped. The national statistic is one in six women, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, but it sure feels like a lot more. Many of my friends have shared their story with me, but from the #MeToo campaign,...

Nobody says it’s not OK to be white

Nobody says it’s not OK to be white

JACKSON FERDERER, Evergreen columnist

November 14, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Posters found on campuses are misguided, people need to get educated about other cultures

Grades aren’t best predictor of leadership ability

Grades aren’t best predictor of leadership ability

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

November 8, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Grades should not be a factor when determining the quality of a candidate, because leadership ability should be measured by characteristics that extend beyond performance in the classroom. For example, ASWSU senators voted against a bill that would raise the minimum required GPA for Senate membership...

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