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America’s dark history of eugenics can’t be forgotten

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

December 6, 2013


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Somewhere, hidden in that closet at the end of the hall, America’s got a nasty skeleton tucked away—the kind of dark secret most of us don’t wish to bring up in conversation. But, as citizens of our dearly beloved nation, we’re more than just entitled to know the whole truth.The eugenic movem...

Androids dream of our jobs

Androids dream of our jobs

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

December 6, 2013


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The new gadgets you adore might just replace you.As various forms of advanced technology improve, robotic machines are taking on the larger role of societal tasks, which makes us physically, environmentally and socially dependent on them.The most startling and recent innovation in the robotics world is...

Impersonating heroes

Impersonating heroes

Corrine Harris | Evergreen Columnist

December 4, 2013


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Pets on campus may be a dream come true for animal lovers, but for the owners of service dogs it is rapidly turning into a nightmare.The national epidemic of fake service dogs is growing as the market for fake disability vests and certificates becomes Internet-accessible, according to the Huffington ...

Equality is in the salary

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

December 4, 2013


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The first step toward equality comes from society and from within the work place.With more women entering male dominated fields, the gap between the genders is gradually narrowing. However, we’re not out of the woods quite yet.Women are kept as social prisoners, tucked away within the domestic spher...

A bad review could get you sued

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

December 4, 2013


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A one-star review might cost you six figures.Customers should not be sued by companies or businesses for giving accurate and honest reviews detailing horrible service.In Virginia, Jane Perez was sued by the contracting company she hired to work on her house in 2012, according to an article from the Was...

Corruption in the legal system

Ashley Lynn Fisher

December 2, 2013


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Michael Morton not only lost his wife in an act of senseless violence in 1987, but he was wrongly persecuted for the crime and spent 25 years behind bars.Morton was convicted of murdering his wife, Christine, in a 1987 trial. There was just one small problem with that conviction: he didn’t do it, and t...

What a wreck

What a wreck

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

December 2, 2013


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Which of the following does not belong? Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Mary Wollstonecraft, Michelle Obama, and Miley Cyrus.Along with licking sledgehammers and being a complete annoyance to the entertainment industry, Miley Cyrus is now calling herself the biggest feminist in the world.I think she’s confusing...

Why we fight

Why we fight

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

November 22, 2013


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Everywhere I go, naïve patrons ask me why the Cougars hate the Huskies.People ask me why I find myself seconds from driving off a cliff after an Apple Cup loss and why I get so much satisfaction from victories.The answer is much more complex than one would think. Some rivalries begin and end with a football game. Th...

Black Friday is a festering consumerism

Black Friday is a festering consumerism

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

November 22, 2013


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‘Tis the season of greed.If there is one thing that makes people go from holly and jolly to materialistic and crazy, it’s Black Friday.Every year, millions of Americans line up to get their chance at once-in-a-year savings that only Black Friday offers.People seem to forget that what they should b...

Exercise caution when dealing with Iran

Exercise caution when dealing with Iran

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

November 20, 2013


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Will issues in the Middle East ever end?Short answer: No.The latest disagreement between the United States and Iran came when Iran backed out of a nuclear deal that would limit the use of worldwide nuclear programs.John Kerry, U.S. secretary of state, was extremely respectful of Iran’s decision sta...

You’ll feel a slight pinch

You’ll feel a slight pinch

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

November 20, 2013


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Does Obamacare cover chronic confusion?The last couple months have been nothing but chaos in regard to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Recent issues covered by the media have only added to this confusion. It is important for young people to at least understand why they are of such value to the ACA, a...

Obama can keep Obamacare

Obama can keep Obamacare

Ashley Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

November 18, 2013


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Promise first and apologize later – this was Obama’s plan all along.In order to sell Obamacare to the public, Obama stated countless times, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health plan."President Obama clearly promised this to Americans who were concerned about what would hap...

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