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Coug Bikes needs better marketing for it to be useful

Coug Bikes needs better marketing for it to be useful

ERIC SIMPSON, Evergreen columnist

September 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Coug Bikes’ benefits are not fully realized by the student body, and if they are, students are not taking advantage of them. This is because of Coug Bikes’ failure to provide adequate information on how the system works coupled with a lack of effective marketing. As an avid Coug Biker myself,...

‘Believe in something, because it may save your career’

‘Believe in something, because it may save your career’

KENDRICK RICHARDSON, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Photo of the Week, Showcase

An ad campaign from a footwear company features a man who’s famous for not standing on his feet. That wasn’t a joke — it actually happened. Once we thought anthem kneeling was dying out, Colin Kaepernick comes back into the spotlight, but this time it’s for Nike’s “Just Do It” campaign. When...

Women need to be more active in local, national politics

Women need to be more active in local, national politics

KRISTIN BULZOMI, Evergreen columnist

September 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In politics, it matters who lobbies their congresspeople or governors, who votes and who runs for office. It matters if only a certain special interest group is vocal about its issues and not others. It is essential to democracy that citizens vote and voice their opinions about issues that are importa...

Support renewable energy in Washington

Support renewable energy in Washington

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

September 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Washington is known for its green energy in a polluted world. As its citizens, we should continue to support this agenda for the benefit of all. Governor Jay Inslee issued Executive Order 14-04 in April 2014, beginning an initiative to address the effects of climate change by providing tax exemptions...

Disconnect between students, administration

Disconnect between students, administration

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

For a university to function properly, compromises must be made. Our current administration is trying to lead WSU in the right direction by connecting with student leadership and university donors to make mutually beneficial decisions. While WSU President Kirk Schulz’s involvement with student leadership...

Affirmative action in SAT hurts education standards, minorities

Affirmative action in SAT hurts education standards, minorities

ERIC SIMPSON, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Your SAT score is one of the most important tickets into college — but sadly, affirmative action has come to affect this. Over the years it has become more and more apparent that the score you get on the SAT that would qualify you for college admission is not equal among different races. Asian Americans...

Identity politics promote tribalist parties, isolates minorities

Identity politics promote tribalist parties, isolates minorities

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

September 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Identity politics segregates minority groups and individuals who don’t have a strong national identity are more easily influenced by political propaganda that continues promoting identity groups. Let’s face it, we are all born into a world of circumstances we don’t control. Some of us are born...

Dorm life before Greek life

Dorm life before Greek life

GRANT CIUBA, Evergreen columnist

September 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

All WSU freshmen should have to live in the dorms for at least their first semester of college, if not the whole year. Living in the dorms as a freshman can either feel like moving into a second home or a prison cell. Currently, the policy at WSU is if you go through formal rush you can’t live...

Seltzer water is a healthier choice

Seltzer water is a healthier choice

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Dining Services is the primary provider of first-year nutrition, influencing student eating habits and dietary preference into their 20s and beyond. As such, it is Dining’s responsibility to encourage healthy lifestyle choices for the good of these students. Think of all the issues the typical first-year...

Greek system is more than just stereotypes

Greek system is more than just stereotypes

GRANT CIUBA, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

University Greek systems are a popular topic of conversation on most campuses. It seems that people either love or hate them. The people who love Greek life are usually a part of it and appreciate being involved with the community. The people who don’t appreciate it usually aren’t part of Greek...

New climate change resolution presents short-sighted policies

New climate change resolution presents short-sighted policies

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Climate change advocacy groups need to present all the facts before they suggest solutions. The national debate on climate change has certainly polarized many people along economic and ideological lines. The City Council of Pullman met Tuesday, Aug. 28 to discuss Resolution No. R-70-18 involving a...

STAGE carries on Performing Arts legacy

STAGE carries on Performing Arts legacy

JULIA KAMINSKI, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In May 2018 the theater department shut down, leaving students in fall 2018 without the academic influence of acting and theater. Students have creative outlets through activities like drawing, painting and music, but when it comes to performance arts, WSU is severely lacking. Since the budget cuts...

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