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Media should share stories of victims, not shooters

Media should share stories of victims, not shooters

RAMONA KOHLER, Evergreen columnist

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s only April and there have already been more than a dozen mass shootings this year, according to Gun Violence Archive. More than a dozen times where people’s lives changed drastically within minutes. The media has desensitized society, publicizing the mass shooters as victims when instead, they...

Demand more from your landlords

Demand more from your landlords

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen columnist

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s safe to say that college students get crap deals despite all the money we pay. I get it. In a way, many of us are new to independence and we have steep learning curves to go through before we can call ourselves adults. But this does not mean we should live in unsafe environments. We paid...

Deleting Facebook won’t solve anything

Deleting Facebook won’t solve anything

ALAINA BEAULAURIER, Evergreen columnist

April 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

With the hashtag #deletefacebook trending on social media, people around the world are starting to wonder how private their free social media site actually is. Cambridge Analytica, a political data firm, used Facebook user information to aid in President Donald Trump’s run for election. This...

Healthy food should not be a luxury

Healthy food should not be a luxury

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

April 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Food at college dining halls is portrayed as comically bad in movies and TV, but that is not the problem here at WSU. Our dining halls actually produce delicious, nutritious food, but with that comes a hefty price for students. While healthy options are available, the disparity in price between the...

Kids should know what they’re protesting

Kids should know what they’re protesting

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

There is such a strength in having a voice. We often underestimate the importance of our voices and how we use them. More and more, people are finding reasons to use their voices to support causes close to their hearts. However, we need to be careful how we lend them to others. Students all over...

Reader Reactions | Satellite Campuses to design mascots

April 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Readers react to sister campuses creating their own mascot. Butch, who is commonly seen as WSU’s mascot, is actually only the mascot for WSU Athletics. Not only do Vancouver, Tri-Cities, Everett, Spokane and Global Campus have to design their own mascot, but the Graduate and Professional Students Associations...

WSU Insider, WSU News merger solves some problems, ignores others

WSU Insider, WSU News merger solves some problems, ignores others

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Wednesday, two major university news outlets merged in an effort to streamline information for all WSU campuses. WSU Insider, a program launched in January, replaced WSU News’ website and daily newsletter. By making an effort to adopt new methods of sharing information with staff and students,...

Men should take control of future with new male birth control

Men should take control of future with new male birth control

ALAINA BEAULAURIER, Evergreen columnist

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A recent study from the University of Washington found that a male birth control pill is safe for daily use. It works as a sperm blocker, using hormones to lower sperm count to a safe level that ensures their partner will not become pregnant. The most recent clinical trial finished positively with...

Social justice needs a diversity of tactics

Social justice needs a diversity of tactics

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen columnist

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

I fail at rallies. I am also a feminist, which makes this issue rather difficult. I’m not good at standing there and screaming, despite being able to do that at a football game. I feel silly. I feel like I’m not being heard like I should. I am an introvert — I have a bubble that no one should...

Don’t vote if you’re uninformed

Don’t vote if you’re uninformed

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen columnist

March 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

With the ASWSU elections completed earlier this month, students all over campus were given a chance to come forward and give their opinion in the form of a vote. There was a large variety of candidates and policies on the ballot, and everyone had a chance to weigh in. However, with so many issues...

Treat freshman like students, not customers

Treat freshman like students, not customers

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

March 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The cost of a residence hall room at WSU is one of the single most overpriced items someone could pay for in Washington. Living in Goldsworthy Hall, or any of the “cheaper” residence halls, costs $1400 per month, while the most expensive on-campus apartments are listed at $636 per month. In...

Education must adapt to new media sources

Education must adapt to new media sources

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen columnist

March 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many students learn through different styles of engagement. Some are perfectly fine reading textbooks and flipping flashcards. But others don’t benefit from this experience. They need something more sensory, something they can tie into their contemporary lives. Professors should do more than just...

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