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The COVID-19 vaccination mandate for hospitals resulted in many outraged
medical professionals. Where should the line be drawn regarding personal liberty and public
health?

COVID-19 vaccination more important than personal liberty

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 27, 2021

Editor’s note: All names have been changed for the sources’ protection. In early August, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a mandate that requires healthcare workers and many others to be fully vaccinated...

WSUs priority should be ensuring students get their degree and have a safe campus experience no matter what happens this academic year by providing them adequate guidance and support.

International students’ choice to be vaccinated should not impact education

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist August 19, 2021

Between trying to acquire a full vaccination status and exercising and defending their right not to be vaccinated, for WSU’s international students, the return to in-person classes is beyond stressful.  WSU’s...

The Student Recreation Center has four indoor basketball courts to play inside and a couple outside.

Students should attend UREC, Chinook All Access Week

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist August 19, 2021

Week of Welcome offers a bunch of opportunities for WSU students. But my personal favorite, All Access Week, is a whole week at the Student Recreation Center and Chinook Student Center where students...

Naomi Osaka is one of the latest athletes speaking out about her mental health and advocating for herself.

Respect athletes’ mental health needs

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist July 23, 2021

When you think of professional athletes, you think of physical health — weights, workouts, protein shakes and whatever else is necessary to constantly remain at the peak of one’s physical condition. What...

The Free Britney movement is even bigger than Britney. It is sparking conversations about mental health and women’s experiences in the music industry in a cultural shift like we have never seen before.

Britney Spears’ conservatorship has gone on for too long, borders on abuse

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist July 12, 2021

When Britney Spears suffered a very public mental breakdown in 2007, resulting in her running over the foot of a paparazzo with her car and shaving her head, mental health was still highly stigmatized....

Everyone should be wearing sunscreen no matter their race or gender.

Sunscreen should be more accessible

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist July 2, 2021

How often do you wear sunscreen?  When I asked senior zoology major Claire Simmons this question, I was surprised by her answer. “I wear a lightweight moisturizer with sunscreen for my face every...

OPINION: State bill on universal health care is advantageous for all residents

OPINION: State bill on universal health care is advantageous for all residents

DIANA RIOS April 22, 2021

Medical advancements have often been measured by the number of people these technologies, medical procedures and drug therapies are able to save. But along with the benefit of being able to save people,...

OPINION: Shining a light on LGBTQ+ sexual assault

OPINION: Shining a light on LGBTQ+ sexual assault

PORTIA SIMMONS April 15, 2021

Sexual assault is a hard topic to talk about. When we think of sexual assault, we think of the victims as just females, but there are many other people affected by sexual assault, including LGBTQ+ individuals....

OPINION: Learn how to identify sexual assault to prevent it

OPINION: Learn how to identify sexual assault to prevent it

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2021

There are multiple occasions when sexual assault can occur with someone the victim knows personally, whether it be a family member, coworker or friend.  Aydan Garland-Miner, president and founder...

Something as simple as having a goldfish, or any pet, could begin the conversation of death and grieving.

OPINION: Why we should normalize death

GRACE LAPIERRE April 15, 2021

Due to recent circumstances, there has been more death than usual. It has left a lot of people to grieve loved ones, either because of the pandemic itself or other causes. I, too, have recently had a family...

OPINION: System must provide justice for sexual assault

OPINION: System must provide justice for sexual assault

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: One source in this story asked to remain anonymous to prevent retaliation against them and any interference with their student experience at WSU. An asterisk identifies a source's name has...

Many students are excited to receive the vaccine soon, especially since its a sign that things will return to normal.

OPINION: Are WSU students going to take advantage of the COVID-19 vaccine?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is starting to become available and more accessible to people in Washington, and I will be jumping on the chance to get the vaccine as soon as I can. Personally, I believe it is...

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