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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The effect of coronavirus on dogs is more nuanced than it appears.

Guest column: COVID-19 column needs reassessment

CHARLIE POWELL, Guest columnist October 28, 2020

The Oct. 22 Daily Evergreen opinion piece written by Jacqueline Maldonado-Hernandez titled “Protect dogs from COVID-19” contained an emotional risk assessment and errors that need correction. In...

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

CURTIS COHEN and SEAN DOSTER August 17, 2020

Dear Class of 2024, We couldn’t be happier to welcome you into the Cougar family, even in the middle of challenging times. Coug alumni everywhere will tell you that once you’re a Coug, you will...

Letter to freshmen: Stay connected despite COVID-19

Letter to freshmen: Stay connected despite COVID-19

BRUCE MULMAT, Former Evergreen opinion editor August 17, 2020

This will be an interesting semester for Cougs everywhere. Obviously, everyone knows that WSU Zoom 2: Electric Boogaloo will make classes more difficult, and it will make labs almost impossible. To...

Letter to freshmen: A completely new WSU experience

Letter to freshmen: A completely new WSU experience

JAKOB THORINGTON, Former Evergreen reporter August 17, 2020

Well, this is certainly a different Week of Welcome experience. Hi, I’m Jakob. I graduated last May, and I am a former Evergreen reporter. Like many of you, I graduated during the middle of our...

A protester holds a sign with the names of Black victims of police violence.

Guest column: From peaceful protest to violent riot

GRACE ARNIS, Former Evergreen managing editor June 3, 2020

I was one of about 3,500 protesters who walked from Riverfront Park to the Spokane County Courthouse in an organized protest Sunday. The march that started at 2 p.m. was peaceful. It involved many people...

New plans for managing climate change are underway, but a national plan needs to be implemented in order for them to be as effective as possible. The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act is one possible solution to this issue.

Guest column: Carbon bill insufficient, needs global action

PETER HAUG, Guest columnist April 16, 2019

An April 4 column in The Daily Evergreen, "Gas tax bill too costly for minor effects," highlights some excellent issues with Washington state’s proposed carbon tax, House Bill 1110. But it misses the...

Many schools benefit greatly from their college athletics. There may have been some
mistakes made by WSU’s athletic department, but they are still provide for our school.

Guest column: In defense of WSU college athletics

MATT HORSTMAN, Guest columnist April 4, 2019

This column is in response to a sports column several weeks ago questioning if it was responsible for WSU to continue to invest in the athletic department based on its recent history of debt and overspending....

Mass immigration into the U.S. from South America can be attributed to U.S. foreign intervention, raising the question of what repercussions future intervention could have.

Guest column: Use reservation in foreign intervention

David McLerran, Guest columnist March 21, 2019

Tensions have been growing between the United States and Venezuela since Nicolas Maduro won reelection in a flawed election process in May 2018. The subsequent reaction by the United States has been...

Kevin Simeon has traveled to distant continents, made many new friends and established an international business based around his knowledge of Mandarin Chinese. He attributes his success to enrolling in Chinese 101 at WSU.

Guest column: Foreign language leads to success

KEVIN SIMEON, Guest columnist February 13, 2019

It wasn’t until my sophomore year on the Palouse when I had decided to take on the daunting challenge of learning Mandarin Chinese. It would later become one of the best decisions of my life. I had...

Plagiarism is dangerous for peoples’ academic careers and disrespects the effort original content creators put into their work.

Guest Column: Plagiarism is a blemish on our school’s reputation

JOHN ALDERETE, Guest columnist November 16, 2018

WSU has numerous websites that address plagiarism, which “has become a central academic integrity issue facing education institutions everywhere,” according to the WSU plagiarism information site....

Greek life doesn’t pressure people to be anything they aren’t. It focuses on making people the best they can be in every aspect of their lives.

Guest Column: Greek system is a values-based community

TAYLOR CARNESS, Guest columnist November 13, 2018

As with groups that do not encompass a universal audience, there are stigmas formed through outside perspective. As I attempt to not stigmatize any group with which I do not have personal experience, I...

Guest column: RV tailgating, a townie perspective

MICHELLE PINGREE, Guest columnist October 4, 2018

Life in Pullman starts in August with move-in and syllabus week. All available dumpsters are crammed full. Items overflow onto the ground, blow around town or are carried off by the local magpie gang....

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