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The mental health stigma prevents help from being sought

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

October 18, 2013


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The social stigma against mental illness kicks those who suffer from it while they’re down.Huge strides have been made in accepting social issues that people wouldn't talk about 20 years ago. However, we still have a long way to go on a specific topics, specifically mental illness. A better understa...

Idaho wants you to eat your fugitive dust

Idaho wants you to eat your fugitive dust

Corrine Harris | Evergreen Columnist

October 16, 2013


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The average fee for producing dust in Idaho is $2,313.33.Run-of-the-mill dust does not carry such a phenomenal price tag, but “fugitive dust” does. According to the Idaho Department of Environmental Science (IDEQ), fugitive dust is particulate matter suspended in the air due to human activities, such a...

Organs for sale

Organs for sale

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

October 16, 2013


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Your new eyes might be Chinese.Organ donors are usually selfless individuals that are willing to give up a piece of themselves, in life or death, in order for someone else to live. On the other hand, victims of the ghastly and macabre crime of organ harvesting are unwilling and involuntary ‘donors,’...

A compromise with Iran could prevent war

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

October 14, 2013


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With Iran, it’s a matter of percentages.The United States, Britain, France, Russia, China, and Germany have unsuccessfully negotiated with Iran for years regarding its nuclear program.  A new strategy, one that involves a compromise, needs to be implemented.If you have watched the news at all in t...

We should know when it’s a GMO

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

October 14, 2013


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Grocery shopping is about to get a lot more interesting.Initiative 522, which will require labels be put on food products that have been genetically modified, goes before Washington voters on Nov. 5.The proposal has sparked a debate between food activists and food manufacturers, who believe that this initiat...

Science and children agree: involved fathers make the best fathers

Corrine Harris | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


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Fathers who are actively and positively involved in their children’s lives have the power to change the world.Data from multiple studies has proven that involved fathers help their children succeed in social, economic and educational endeavors, according to Montana State University and Texas A&M.Responsi...

The value of a father

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


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A father has been the primary authority figure in families for many centuries.It’s that time of the year when fathers visit the Wazzu to celebrate the weekend named in their honor. Students should use this opportunity to celebrate their father and other male figures in their life.Children whose biolog...

Challenge your father to a manly match

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


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Is your dad reluctant to visit WSU this weekend? Does the five hour drive from the West Side make your Dad cringe?If you wish to avoid being a third-wheel with someone else and their dad, then there are some ways to convince your dad otherwise.For starters, tell your father about the fun events you both...

The case for a stay-at-home dad

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


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Stay-at-home fathers have long born the heavy reputation of being incompetent or incapable of being the primary caretaker within a household. Men, it seems, are supposed to be the hunters—the breadwinners, the ones who go out into the wild and bring food to the table.Since when does equality not ex...

My father taught what the perfect gentleman looks like

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


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Living in a household of women, he was no stranger to crazy.My dad, the most patient person I’ll ever know, wants so much for his wife and daughters. He has shown my family unconditional love, while teaching me to never sell myself short.I’ve never known someone who has such a passion for life. My Dad...

Keep Dad entertained: there’s more in Pullman than meets the eye

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


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Every year we invite our fathers to Pullman to enjoy the WSU life and to have a great Dad’s Weekend.For first timers, coming up with activities to do may be a hassle. But don’t fret, there are plenty of activities to take part in that will leave your dad wanting to come back every year. The most...

Adopt a Cougar dad

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


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I n most cases being the third wheel is usually something one should avoid, but on Dad’s Weekend, embrace it.Every year as many students welcome their fathers with open arms, a handful of students are saddened by the fact that their dads can’t participate in the year’s festivities.Fear not, lonely Cou...

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