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Guest response: Climate Change

PETE HAUG, Guest columnist

September 14, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

One of the problems with deniers of climate change is that they don’t understand how science works. The Sept. 6, 2018 column from The Daily Evergreen provides a good example. While claiming, “I’m certainly no climate change denier,” the columnist goes on to deny some basic facts about climate...

Reader Reactions | Health care is not a universal right

September 5, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to an opinion column arguing that health care is not a basic human right and that people aren’t entitled to a doctor’s labor. Jeffrey D. David: “It’s not about forcing individual doctors to labor against their will or for free. Health care as a universal human right is about s...

Letter to freshmen: Help us keep you safe

GARY JENKINS, Pullman Police Chief

August 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Wellness

On behalf of the Pullman Police Department, I wish to welcome new and returning WSU students to Pullman! My staff and I are committed to the safety of everyone in our community and we will do whatever we can to provide a safe environment for those living and learning in Pullman. We ask all WSU students...

Letter to freshmen: The start of your journey

KIRK SCHULZ, WSU president

August 10, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Welcome to campus for the beginning of one of the most rewarding and enjoyable years of your life! The next few years promise a wide range of exciting experiences for you as a member of our dynamic campus community. To get your WSU journey off to a rousing start, I encourage you to participate in...

Letter to freshmen: Welcome to your new home

SAVANNAH ROGERS, ASWSU President

August 10, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To my Cougar Family, it is with great honor that I say, welcome home! Welcome home to the Palouse, to Pullman, to what we call the Promised Land. You are a part of something special and you make this community what it is. Regardless of where you come from, what you are studying, your past or your...

Letter to freshmen: An international welcome

GLENN JOHNSON, Pullman mayor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Welcome to Pullman and Washington State University. And for those of you who already call Pullman home, welcome back!  In a just a few weeks that “welcome” will be expressed in many languages in addition to English! As you entered Pullman along Davis Way, you saw construction underway where a...

Reader Reactions | Lisa Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ads

Reader Reactions | Lisa Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ads

July 19, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Clara Oliver: “But it’s OK for Leach to say the stuff he says. Interesting.” Noreen Ryan: “Clearly some people don’t understand branding, trademarks and copyrights. You can’t use the logo without permission.” Daniel Stuart Hoffman: “The university should enforce that consistently...

Reader Reactions | Rally for immigrant rights in Pullman

Reader Reactions | Rally for immigrant rights in Pullman

July 3, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Ras Tanvir: “Legal does not mean moral. Slavery was legal, internment was legal and segregation was legal. The thing about legality is that laws can be changed.” Liz Marston: “Seeking asylum isn’t illegal. You can’t apply for asylum until you arrive. The majority of the immigrants being ...

Reader Reactions | Ed Board: Mike Leach failed to check his sources

June 28, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Mike David: “So Mr. Leach does not have the right to free speech?” Rick Scott: “He can support whoever he wants. He can say whatever he wants. The 1st doesn’t absolve you, me, or anyone else from repercussions of embarrassing our employers. It means you can say what you want without being j...

Reader Reactions | Leach’s fake video tweet

Reader Reactions | Leach’s fake video tweet

June 21, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Andrew Thomas: "He is a football coach. His job starts and ends with that label. It is not uncommon for someone to share bullsh**t on Twitter or Facebook from both sides of the aisle. Relax." Brian Schraum: "Remember that time WSU hired a conspiracy theorist to coach football, then spent so much mone...

Reader Reactions | WSU Board of Regents

June 14, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers respond to unanimous decision for deficit recovery based on student fees. Zac Young: “I’ve defended the athletic budget for a while now ... but I can’t support doubling student fees and then making them mandatory. I hope the students organize and oppose this.” Daniel Stuart Hoffman: “That ...

Fejeran: Election accountability

ERIC FEJERAN, County auditor candidate (prefers Democratic Party)

June 7, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

The auditor’s office requires big changes in order to make sure that every eligible voter has an equal voice. It is not news to most people that rural county governments, Whitman County included, run on a very tight budget. This is no excuse for the previous shortcomings that the community has experienced...

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