The Daily Evergreen

Letter to freshmen: Welcome to your new home

SAVANNAH ROGERS, ASWSU President August 9, 2018

To my Cougar Family, it is with great honor that I say, welcome home! Welcome home to the Palouse, to Pullman, to what we call the Promised Land. You are a part of something special and you make this...

Letter to freshmen: An international welcome

GLENN JOHNSON, Pullman mayor August 9, 2018

Welcome to Pullman and Washington State University. And for those of you who already call Pullman home, welcome back!  In a just a few weeks that “welcome” will be expressed in many languages in addition...

Letter to the Editor | Dear President Schulz

June 27, 2018

I was disappointed to read, in Timothy Egan’s column in the New York Times on 23 June 2018, that the head football coach at Washington State University, Mike Leach, “tweeted out a video of a 2014 speech...

Letter to the Editor | Trust issues

June 27, 2018

I am embarrassed to call myself a “Cougar.” Coach Mike Leach has a right to his opinion but he does not have the right to doctor the words of our respected former President, Barack Obama, so that they...

Letter to the Editor | The meaning of “Republican”

Denis Tracy, County prosecutor June 13, 2018

My first reaction was an emotional one, when I read the article about James Allsup quietly grabbing a Precinct Committee Officer position in the county Republican Party. My first thought was: my dad...

Letter to the Editor | Supporting Planned Parenthood

Roz Luther, Pullman June 13, 2018

Yesterday I read an interesting fact, “In 1964 Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman became honorary chairmen of Planned Parenthood.” In 1968 President Nixon called population growth “one of...

Letter to the Editor | Thank you Washington

The “Washington State Fair” float from 
Mrs. Bozorgzad’s third grade class in McLean, Virginia
Shari Bozorgzad, Langley School, Virginia June 13, 2018

This past February, my third-grade students wrote letters to small-town newspapers around our country. The letters asked people in each state to send items of interest that the student might include...

Letter to the Editor | Column about housing and dining not accurate

Robert Tattershall, Pullman April 11, 2018

Note: The allegations Tattershall presents in the following letter are being investigated. In response to the inaccurate opinion article in the April 11, 2018 edition of the Evergreen titled “Don’t...

Letter to the editor | Students deserve support in activism

Willie Dickerson, Snohomish April 11, 2018

Thanks for your editorial supporting high school students’ right to speak up, especially when it involves their safety (“Support students’ decision to speak up” by the Editorial Board, The Daily...

Letter to the Editor | Help a third-grader learn about Washington’s history

Fleur, McLean, Virginia March 8, 2018

Dear people of the great state of Washington, Hello, I am a third-grade student in Northern Virginia. In third grade, we do state reports, and I have chosen your state. I am very excited to learn more...

Letters to the Editor | Don’t increase parking price

PATTI ELSHAFEI, Pullman February 27, 2018

Parking wants to increase rates … again. Absolutely absurd.  They need to take a 2.5 percent decrease like academic programs on campus instead of raising parking rates.  They tried to trick the...

Letters to the Editor | House should consider immigration bill

NORM LUTHER, Spokane February 27, 2018

Americans’ memories for political events are notoriously short-lived, but one event should never be forgotten amid our great immigration controversy.  That involves the bipartisan immigration reform...

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