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Volunteering in Pullman is important, makes strong students

Volunteering in Pullman is important, makes strong students

ERIC SIMPSON, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Volunteering has always been an important part of every community, big or small. It helps bring people closer together and create new connections that otherwise may not have existed. I urge every student at WSU to go out and volunteer within the Pullman or greater Palouse area for at least one hour....

Losing net neutrality hurts economy

Losing net neutrality hurts economy

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Net neutrality used to oversee internet service providers’ control over the content they allowed users to access, but its repeal has created debate over how much of the internet is free. Under net neutrality, the content of the internet is freely accessible and companies must allow unbiased access...

Safe spaces harm resilience, debate

Safe spaces harm resilience, debate

KENDRICK RICHARDSON, Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

If you need to find a place that won’t discriminate against you for wanting to express your controversial beliefs, allow me to sarcastically refer you to a “safe space.” Within the last several years, individuals with non-traditional identities created these zones around many educational campuses....

WSU should make room for Performing Arts, be well-rounded

WSU should make room for Performing Arts, be well-rounded

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As resounding as the blare of stadium speakers can be and as thrilling and intense as it is being a part of a chanting mass, there isn’t anything that can replace the quiet emotion of theater. In 2018, WSU was projected to have a $30 million annual deficit spending, eating into WSU reserves and...

National ban of hard alcohol in fraternities won’t reduce incidents

National ban of hard alcohol in fraternities won’t reduce incidents

GRANT CIUBA, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Restrictions will result in students concealing drinking events, reduce student, university trustThe new ban on hard alcohol at fraternities nationwide won’t stop students from drinking. It’s college — a lot of students are going to want to drink regardless of any new rule. Recently, the North-American...

Falling victim to self-victimization

Falling victim to self-victimization

KENDRICK RICHARDSON, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Economic inequality, workplace discrimination and various cases of institutional racism are said to be among the worst problems facing American minorities today. However, there is one problem we often refuse to talk about that must be addressed. It’s called self-victimization, and it’s ironically...

Diversity makes us stronger, able to communicate with others

Diversity makes us stronger, able to communicate with others

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Sept. 7, Fox News titular host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight” made headlines for asking his audience “how exactly is diversity our strength?” While many Twitter users quickly labeled Carlson a white nationalist, many left facts out of their arguments and berated with angry emotional responses...

Brett Kavanaugh: a necessary nonpartisan

Brett Kavanaugh: a necessary nonpartisan

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

U.S. Supreme Court has continually grown in power because of flagrant disregard to the limitations of the judiciary. The current climate surrounding Brett Kavanaugh, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge and Supreme Court nominee, suggests that he’s only a controversial figure because of bias on...

Debunking seltzer myths

Debunking seltzer myths

KRISTIN BULZOMI, Evergreen columnist

September 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A columnist for The Daily Evergreen wrote a piece titled “Seltzer water is a healthier choice.” In this piece the columnist made several outrageous claims which I would like to address. The dreaded “Freshman 15” is a myth.  There have been many studies done on this over the years and the...

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...

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