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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, Opinion editor 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, Evergreen Columnist 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 Columnist 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, Evergreen Columnist 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 columnist 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 it's a sign that things will return to normal.

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

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen Columnist 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...

College students are really going through that (not) “Summertime sadness” this semester.

LETTER: Spring breakers turn spring broken

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist March 18, 2021

WSU has worked long and hard to keep us all healthy and happy for a year now. We’ve seen the cute signs on the president’s lawn and the play-on-words captions posted on the mirrors in the Chinook and...

Joel Bervell, second year medical student and Medical Student Council President uses platforms on social media to spread awareness of racial bias in medicine.

OPINION: Racial bias has no place in medicine

DIANA RIOS, Evergreen opinion editor March 11, 2021

A place that is synonymous with healing is not usually a forefront for scrutiny when thinking of racial inequality if you aren’t a person who has to deal with racism in the first place. Many times, racial...

Students will now have to pay to park at CHS when using services.

OPINION: Loss of Cougar Health Services free parking is disappointing

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist March 11, 2021

A Twitter post from the ASWSU President on March 1 brought my attention to the fact Cougar Health Services will no longer be offering free parking. ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said he thinks the decision...

All patriarchal stereotypes aside, men should be able to express their emotions without feeling judgment from other men.

OPINION: Boys do cry

PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen Columnist March 10, 2021

In today’s age, we strive for kindness and acceptance, but there are still many seemingly harmless cliches that can emotionally damage people. One that doesn't get enough attention is male stereotypes.  Pullman...

Campus resources supply a food pantry to students experiencing food-insecurity.

OPINION: Bring awareness to food scarcity among students

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist March 4, 2021

Pullman is home to, arguably, some of the deepest roots of college community, flowing with wheat fields, Cougar Gold cheese, Ferdinand's ice cream and Coug pride. But among us, living on College Hill...

These societies are not untouched, but are isolated by choice.

OPINION: Will providing vaccines to isolated societies benefit or harm them?

PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen Columnist February 24, 2021

There have been many ethical dilemmas regarding COVID-19. One dilemma that has been posed several times is interacting with “isolated societies.” It is truly rare to find a community that is completely...

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