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Reader Reactions | Leach’s fake video tweet

Reader Reactions | Leach’s fake video tweet

June 20, 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 13, 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 6, 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...

Jamison: More qualified personnel

SANDY JAMISON, County auditor candidate (prefers Republican Party)

June 6, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

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 6, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

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...

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MOHAMED SALEM, Guest columnist

May 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Guest Commentaries, Opinion

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

Reader Reactions | Evergreen named top three student newspaper

May 23, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

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 ...

Reader Reactions | Wolf researcher resigns from WSU

Reader Reactions | Wolf researcher resigns from WSU

May 16, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to well-known wolf researcher, Robert Wielgus, announcing his resignation after a settlement with WSU. Tiva Wolfe: "I just read all the information I could find on him, and it seems like he was the victim more than anything else. He did the research he was paid to do, and because lawm...

Reader Reactions | Demand cleanliness, safety from your landlord, property manager

April 17, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to a column calling for student renters to demand more from their landlords. The columnist explains how most students deal with black mold and broken locks while their landlords do little to ensure proper living conditions. The columnist argues that students should be seen as people, not...

Reader Reactions | Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

April 11, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to an article showcasing how the athletics department has contributed to the university’s reserves deficit. The article explains that WSU has spent a significant amount of money on athletics, including a $1 million raise for football Head Coach Mike Leach, but has not necessarily made...

Administration must take corruption more seriously

IAN NORLAND, Guest columnist

April 3, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Recently WSU Human Resource Services reached out to employees with their 2018 Employee Engagement Survey. At the end of the survey, they invited employees to address any issues not already probed by the survey itself. I started writing the paragraphs below on my time here at WSU to date and thought...

Reader reactions | Treat freshman like students, not customers

April 2, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to a column calling for better conditions in dorms and an end to the monopoly of housing for first year students. The columnist argues that the costs for dorms are extremely high, especially compared to the typically nicer housing off campus, and takes advantage of incoming students. Charlie Plamond...

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