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It’s time for more egalitarian gender roles

Professor Laurie Smith-Nelson, Psychology 230 professor | Guest commentary

March 7, 2014

Gender roles, those pesky expectations imposed by society based on biological sex, have changed in some ways in the last few decades. In other ways, little has changed.Several social forces contributed to changing women’s roles in the 1960s and 1970s.First, more women entered the paid workforce dur...

GIESORC helping LGBT community

Matthew Jeffries, GIESORC Sexual Health Awareness Week Director | Guest commentary

March 7, 2014

While all students are served through Health and Wellness Services on campus and other area resources, access can sometimes be difficult for LGBT students.Questions that students are asked by medical professionals can be uncomfortable to answer for any student, especially about their sexual history.Sexu...

PETA works to stop animal abuse

Daphna Nachminovitch, PETA Cruelty Investigations Department vice president | Guest commentary

February 24, 2014

I'll never forget the frigid December night when PETA's fieldworkers found Noel. While many people were celebrating the holidays with their families inside their cozy homes, this sweet, sad dog was tethered to a thorny bush, shivering violently.Scabs and sores covered her ears and tail, and she didn'...

A legacy threatened

ANDREW LUPALOVSKY | Guest commentary

February 14, 2014

During my time at Washington State University, I became part of a family with 22 members who stand above the rest. Those original 22 members, who I spent day in and day out with, had highs and lows with, and grew so close to may never have become the first brothers I ever had without the experience...

Learning lessons and spreading the message

LUKE MCDONOUGH | Guest commentary

February 13, 2014

It’s Saturday night, and you’re looking for someone to go on a booze run. No luck? What if your friends tell you they’re going on one where there is free booze for everyone? If it sounds too good to be true, it’s because it is. Theft of alcohol is a serious offense and is not something to be ta...

Guest commentary: Checking the fine print

Chris Morgan speaks with attendees during an Alive session in the CUB senior Ballroom, June 25, 2013.

CHRIS MORGAN | Director of ASWSU Student Legal Services

February 10, 2014

For many WSU students, this marks the time of the year to renew or even sign a lease for the first time. Amid the excitement of moving into a new place, it can become easy to overlook many of mundane but extremely important details that go with it.Signing a lease gives way to a world of responsibility...

Guest commentary: We’re not all zombies

Guest commentary | Joe Campbell WSU Professor of Philosophy

January 29, 2014

Last week, Alfred R. Mele, William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University, gave two wonderful presentations at WSU: the Potter Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 23 and another talk that was part of the Foley Institute’s Coffee and Politics series on Friday, Jan. 24. Th...

Staying safe, coming clean and keeping sex sexy

Staying safe, coming clean and keeping sex sexy

Jordan Profitt graduate assistant, Safe Is Sexy

November 15, 2013

Sex: this is college and it is something students consider, at least to some degree.The important thing is if you are having sex or contemplating it, keep yourself safe. I’m talking about protecting the next 18 years of your life, e.g. pregnancy, or protecting your body from a sexually transmitted ...

Cougar fans; unite and find victory

Donnie Marbut | WSU Head Baseball Coach

November 13, 2013

There is a line in a baseball classic that says, “If you build it, they will come.” Our women’s soccer team is hosting the first round of the NCAA tournament on campus for the first time since 2000. During the season, this team has accomplished so many things that should not go unnoticed.They...

Drinking obligations

Chris Morgan | director, ASWSU Student Legal Services

October 29, 2013

Washington State University is no stranger to the binge drinking culture that has persisted across college campuses for the last several decades.The struggle between the government, college administrators, police and students over the use and abuse of alcohol is no less intensified now than in years p...

Meatless Monday’s are a humane and tasty practice

Kenny Torrella | Food Policy Coordinator, Humane Society

September 30, 2013

President Clinton, once known for his love of fast-food, has been making headlines for his recent dietary change. He’s swapped the Big Macs, chicken nuggets and fried shrimp for veggie burgers, beans and fresh fruits and vegetables.After years of battling heart problems, even undergoing quadruple b...

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