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Reader Reactions | Parking permit cost may increase next semester

March 1, 2018


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Fall semester could bring a 2.8 percent price increase for annual and daily parking passes to help offset capital expenses for parking and transportation. The WSU Parking and Transportation Task Force is asking for public comment at [email protected] Brad Pearce: “What do you expect when ...

Reader Reactions | Pullman psychologist arrested for rape charges

February 21, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to psychologist Dean Funabiki turning himself in after a former patient reported he had sexually assaulted her. The Crime Lab matched DNA provided by the victim with Funabiki. Paige Taylor: “Have to say I’m really impressed with how fast the crime labs matched the DNA. Sending pos...

Reader Reactions | You can have your voice heard in The Daily Evergreen

February 20, 2018


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Readers react to a column calling for more representation in The Daily Evergreen’s opinion section. The best way to hear underrepresented voices is for more students to apply. Jacob Hogg: “Here’s your opportunity. Stop bellyaching and share your opinions, or just shut up and sit down. Either w...

Professor explains Trump, Christianity link

February 15, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to religious history professor Matthew Sutton leading a discussion of the connection between President Donald Trump and Evangelicals. Trump won 81 percent of white Evangelical votes. Sutton said that the Evangelical ideals were set in place during the late 1940s and no politician had appealed...

Reader Reactions | ASWSU senate to consider mandatory sports pass referendum

February 13, 2018


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Readers react to a proposed student fee that would make annual sports passes mandatory. If passed by undergraduates, the sports pass would cost $265, but would be included in financial aid estimates, making it more affordable. Revenue generated from sports passes would increase from $2,679,668 to $4,303,600....

Reader Reactions | WSU community should embrace biking culture with new bike racks

February 8, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to a column calling for students to utilize the 30 new bike racks coming to campus which cost $22,000. Funding for the bike racks came out of fees from parking passes sold by Transportation Services. MJ Vega: “Yeah, because biking uphill both ways in the rain, snow or scalding heat...

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


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

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


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

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...

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