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Reader Reactions | WSU player receives award for court ordered community service

Reader Reactions | WSU player receives award for court ordered community service

February 7, 2018


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Readers react to senior rush linebacker Logan Tago receiving the Center for Civic Engagement Fall 2017 Community Involvement Award. Tago took part in community service after pleading guilty to second-degree felony robbery and fourth-degree misdemeanor assault. Tago was initially suspended from WSU, but...

Reader Reactions | Smoking ban doesn’t allow students freedom to decide for themselves

February 6, 2018


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Readers react to a column calling for more designated smoking areas on campus. Smoking should be restricted but designated smoking areas would be a compromise between keeping the air clean and still allowing students choice. Maarika K Vercamer: “The restrictions come as a way to protect and prev...

Reader Reactions | WSU launches Spanish financial aid information

February 1, 2018


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Readers react to WSU Student Financial Services launching a Spanish version of its website. The new website is a reaction to both the growing Hispanic population and calls from parents of future students asking questions in Spanish. The translation process started in April and ended in January. SFS is...

Reader reactions | WSU partnering with local businesses would improve community

January 30, 2018


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Readers react to a column calling WSU to partner with local businesses, like Zoe’s, instead of large corporations like Starbucks. Jens Hegg: “Yes, very much so. WSU should be a much bigger partner in the larger community than it is. Meanwhile, UI has a Co-op branch open and two branches of a lo...

Reader Reaction | Police reports cougar sighting

January 24, 2018


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Pullman police spotted a cougar around Military Hill on Sunday night. Police recommend staying on alert and keeping pets indoors, especially at night. Susan Wicks Iverson: “I think maybe #3 just wanted to let us know he’s still with us. That’s what I choose to believe.” Daniel Stuart Hoffman: “Just ...

Reader Reactions: WSU football player found dead in apartment

January 18, 2018


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Readers react to redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinksi’s apparent suicide Tuesday. If you or someone you know is in need, WSU Counseling and Psychological Services can be contacted at 509-335-2159. Scott Thompson: “I am completely shocked and at a loss for words. This is so incredibly...

Reader Reactions: Schulz must do more to encourage voting

January 16, 2018


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Readers react to a column arguing that WSU President Kirk Schulz has a responsibility to encourage civic engagement among students. This was in response to an email sent to Schulz by clinical assistant professor Elizabeth Siler, urging him to raise awareness about National Voter Registration Day. Schulz...

Guest Column: Multicultural Greek communities are important resources for students

RICK FLORES, Guest columnist

January 16, 2018


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Whenever I tell people I am in a fraternity, someone always asks “What house are you in?” and I respond that I am in a multicultural fraternity and we do not have houses. The blank stares our community gets when we respond to that question are pretty common. A lot of students seem to not know that...

Reader reaction: Student Media Board discusses future of The Daily Evergreen

January 11, 2018


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Reader Reactions: Students condemn sexist fraternity post

January 10, 2018


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Readers react to an article about a screenshot of a private Facebook post shared on social media. The screenshot depicted a message about a Theta Xi date dash and contained sexist remarks, referencing women as “hoes” and “bitches,” as well as comments about the weight of some sorority members....

Letter to the editor: Redirect budget cuts

WSU Young Democrats

November 7, 2017


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As a Registered Student Organization on campus, the Young Democrats of WSU strongly opposes ending the Performing Arts program and the proposed budget cuts to the Office of Multicultural Student Services and the Office of Equity and Diversity. The Performing Arts program does not negatively impact...

Fraud could change outcome

Fraud could change outcome

AMIR REZAMAND, College Republicans

November 2, 2017


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In 2012, over 3 million citizens registered to vote in more than one state. That same year, almost 2 million deceased citizens were registered to vote in the state they lived in before their deaths. Without some measurement of laws or regulation, the integrity of our American electoral system is constantly...

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