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Multicultural Greek Plaza deserves support from administration

Multicultural Greek Plaza deserves support from administration

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

March 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The ASWSU Senate recently voted unanimously in support of naming the space on top of Terrell Library the Multicultural Greek Plaza at the beginning of next school year. Naming this space will help recognize multicultural Greeks for their often overlooked contributions to the WSU campus and larger co...

Bring mental health awareness to rural farmers

Bring mental health awareness to rural farmers

Alaina Beaulaurier, Evergreen columnist

March 8, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Men in farming communities around the nation are suffering. According to a review of hundreds of studies by Jameson Hirsch, an associate professor in the psychology department at East Tennessee State, suicide rates for men in rural farming communities are much higher than in urban areas. Toxic masculinity creates an environm...

Don’t ban guns, make them harder to buy

Don’t ban guns, make them harder to buy

Hanah Goetz, Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

I am an owner of an AR-15. Despite this, I am willing to give up my rifle if it means protecting the lives of others. I was a competition shooter for High Power for 10 years, and my competition gun was an AR-15. I was even trained by the Marine Corps shooting team for a good majority of my shooting ...

Colleges should push for overseas studying

Colleges should push for overseas studying

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

March 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every college at WSU should be pursuing partnerships that support international experiences for their students. It is part of the responsibility of higher education to prepare students for a globalized society, and nothing is better for that than creating opportunities for people to experience cultures...

No one wants to see your surprise penis

No one wants to see your surprise penis

ALAINA BEAULAURIER, Evergreen columnist

March 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

My phone screen lit up, alerting me of a Snapchat notification. One of my coworkers in the military had sent me a picture. I opened it absentmindedly, only to immediately regret this decision. A picture of his sad, desperate penis flashed at me before I quickly skipped it. My surprise was immediately...

GPSA sets example for budgeting in community’s interest

GPSA sets example for budgeting in community’s interest

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

February 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In a move to support university parents, the Graduate and Professional Students Association approved a budget increase of $15,000 for the evening portion of WSU’s childcare program on Monday. The new budget of $75,000 will help students, staff and faculty who need their children taken care of while...

Athletics should take part in community outreach, engagement

Athletics should take part in community outreach, engagement

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen columnist

February 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last semester, I circled campus three or four times before giving up and going home. I had an important meeting, and I needed to find parking, but the buses were getting rerouted, and people from out of town now had priority on campus. RVs swarmed. Roads were blocked. People were decked out in WSU footba...

Bench steps up as season comes to a close

Bench steps up as season comes to a close

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen columnist

February 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mens, Sports

If you caught WSU men’s basketball’s last four games, you might have noticed something different. The Cougars have developed a new contribution that fans have yet to see this season: the bench. In the Cougars’ previous home series against University of Utah and University of Colorado, where...

DREAMers help community evolve

DREAMers help community evolve

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen columnist

February 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Maximiliano Madrigal is a student of science. Though only a freshman at WSU, Madrigal is working with the goal of a doctorate in his future. But his dream is restricted. You see, Madrigal is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient. DACA was created out of a demand for support for undocumented...

Take to the streets for Clean DREAM Act

Take to the streets for Clean DREAM Act

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen columnist

February 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Celeste Estrada’s parents brought her to the U.S. when she was a child to help support the family. They had a business that wasn’t making enough for them to thrive, and the U.S. was the best way to help make ends meet. But it was a tough road. Her father struggled with depression and alcoholism,...

Palouse community deserves connecting trail

Palouse community deserves connecting trail

Alaina Beaulaurier, Evergreen columnist

February 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The Palouse may see a 50-mile route created after decommissioned railroads are converted and connected to existing paths. This would span from Colfax to Juliaetta, Idaho, if a project by the Pullman Civic Trust receives proper funding. While this trail may face a small amount of opposition, its benefits...

State must budget for better maintenance

State must budget for better maintenance

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

February 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With funds being low at WSU, it is important for administration to carefully consider their budget priorities and make decisions that will result in the best outcome for students and staff alike. However, this goal can’t always be achieved due to limited funding from the state, as reflected in the...

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