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Reader Reactions: Schulz must do more to encourage voting

January 16, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Voter ID laws are discriminatory

Voter ID laws are discriminatory

JACOB WOODBURY, Young Democrats

November 2, 2017

Voter identification laws in the U.S. have proven to be a costly solution to a problem that is a mountain made out of a molehill — with the cost being the legitimate votes of citizens often targeted for disenfranchisement because of race, class or ethnicity. Supporters of stricter voter ID requirements...

Reader reactions: Performing Arts program to end amid university-wide budget cuts

October 26, 2017

Readers react to an article about WSU President Kirk Schulz’s email stating that the Performing Arts program will end after this academic year. With continuing budget cuts, Performing Arts was cut because ticket sales, grants and gifts did not sustain the program. Positions were cut or not renewed...

Reader reactions: Give students their bookstore back

September 6, 2017

Readers react to a column criticizing WSU’s student bookstore, The Bookie, for profiting off the needs of students. The Students Book Corporation (SBC) leased the bookstore to Barnes & Noble Booksellers in 2004. SBC receives a dividend from Barnes & Noble of about $85,000 per year, which they...

‘We were not created, then colored; We were created of color’

BASHEERA AGYEMAN, Guest columnist

August 29, 2017

The word “colored” is a white supremacist term, and you don’t have to take a comparative ethnic studies class to know that. You just have to not feed in to white supremacist ideologies. I couldn’t believe it when I was told that The Daily Evergreen had printed a summary of an article in which...

Letter to the Editor: Vote Representative McMorris Rodgers out

PAT BATES, Clarkston

August 23, 2017

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers said at her Aug. 10, Town Hall meeting, “ I support [President] Donald Trump because, because, because he’s a disrupter and we need to change D.C. I continue to support him.” When a later question about Trump was asked, she said, “Trump was elected POTUS....

Letter to freshmen: Be active on campus

Letter to freshmen: Be active on campus

JORDAN FROST, ASWSU President

August 11, 2017

Welcome home to the “promised land” of the Palouse. This is such a special time to be in Pullman, as Cougs from all across the world make their way back to WSU, which truly creates an incredibly infectious energy around town. Cougs represent the best our state has to offer, and regardless of background,...

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