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Letter to freshmen: Welcome to your new home


August 10, 2018

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

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

Lisa Brown was contacted by WSU for her use of the school’s logo without permission.

July 19, 2018

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

Vivian Ellsworth, 9, stands next to her father Noel, 43, and holds a sign protesting the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border during a rally in Pullman on Saturday.

July 3, 2018

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

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

Head Coach Mike Leach's actions on Twitter caused severe backlash from readers.

June 21, 2018

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

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

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...

Jamison: More qualified personnel

SANDY JAMISON, County auditor candidate (prefers Republican Party)

June 7, 2018

When most people hear the term “auditor” they immediately think of an individual who inspects and verifies the accuracy of a company’s operational and/or financial records. While this is the true definition of a financial auditor, in Whitman County the term “auditor” encompasses so much...

Reader Reactions | WSU Athletics budget plan

June 7, 2018

WSU Athletics releases budget plan dependent on student fees. Victor Small: “Hey athletics department, I get it, economics and statistics can be tricky subjects. I mean, who hasn’t struggled with it am I right? But it’s always better just to ask the prof for help instead of faking it and ho...

Take advantage of more unique opportunities for career development

MOHAMED SALEM, Guest columnist

May 31, 2018

For many years, WSU student minorities have been struggling to have proper representation at ASWSU. Our minority peers are discouraged from public service by the cronyism, bias and cliquey circles in student government. The path to success and involvement should never be restricted to fitting in such...

Reader Reactions | Evergreen named top three student newspaper

This is the second straight year the Evergreen has been a national finalist for the Mark of Excellence award in the Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper category.

May 24, 2018

Readers react to The Society of Professional Journalists naming The Daily Evergreen one of the top three daily student newspapers in the nation earlier this week. Jens Hegg: “I’m glad they were recognized. They have done a great job holding people accountable on multiple things the last couple ...

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