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Letter to the editor: Environmentalism in the age of Trump

KATHRYN SUTHERLAND | Pullman

May 24, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As an American who cares about the environment and solving the global problem of climate change, Trump’s inauguration and subsequent environmental actions have been jarring to say the least.At the very core, caring about the environment and ensuring a healthy planet for everyone should not be a pa...

Effects of appealing Obamacare

NANCY STREET | Cheney

April 18, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Oh the hypocrisy of it all. Our President Trump and his great unflinching supporter, our Congressional Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, promote repeal and replace Obamacare with a bill that would throw millions of American families, including babies, off their healthcare and give tax breaks to the r...

Letter to the editor: Healthy relationships column

NIKKI FINNESTEAD | Health & Wellness

March 30, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I was glad to see the Evergreen’s recent column on providing opportunities for students to learn more about healthy relationships. This critical topic affects everyone in our campus community.Knowing what a healthy relationship looks like can help students form more fulfilling relationships in their ...

Letter to the editor: Computers in the new era

ALISON BURGESS | Pullman

February 23, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Civilization is at the beginning of a new era; computers. Computing capabilities have exponentially improved in hardware and software in the last twenty years. This new era brings both new solutions and problems that humanity has never faced before. From artificial intelligence to the latest social m...

Letter to the editor: Government should help businesses conserve Earth’s resources

CHRISTINA PAOLETTI | Pullman

February 23, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Within companies, the health of our planet is often the last considered when building cars, processing food or drilling oil. Excess carbon dioxide omitted into the atmosphere causes global warming in the air and creates more acidic oceans.With our future in mind, we should be more focused on conservi...

Letter to the editor: Bat boxes are unnecessary in the Pacific Northwest

LEVI O'LOUGHLIN | Pullman

February 16, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Mosquitoes can be a serious nuisance when they bite, especially considering they can be vectors for various disease-causing pathogens. The Local Briefs article in the Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 edition of The Daily Evergreen has suggested that encouraging insectivorous bat populations in Pullman could serve as bi...

Letter to the Editor: In support of the executive order

STEVE KING | Pullman

February 16, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I would like to respond to the many articles that support the protests against the Trump temporary immigration ban.First, the ban is half the length of the ban Obama implemented with his Executive Order. I say rather than have a ban, Trump should have drastically limited immigration permanently for ...

Letter to the editor: ‘Open your hearts and minds’

NANCY STREET | Cheney

February 8, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I have been blessed to have friends from many countries throughout the years, and believe it would be great for our country and the world for others to have those opportunities as well.Being immersed in university environments since the age of 18, and living overseas for 17 years, I have gradually accepted th...

Letter to the editor: Moos should take responsibility

WILLIAM ZINK | Albion

February 8, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Now that Logan Tago has accepted a plea agreement for third-degree assault, which is still a Class C Felony in the State of Washington, I think it is time for Athletic Director Bill Moos to officially tenure his resignation because he allowed Tago to play in the last two games despite the fact that h...

Letter to the editor: ‘I do not regret Brock being a Coug’

JANNA VIEBROCK | Wenatchee

February 2, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

My son, Brock Lindberg, died at Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity on Oct. 24, 2016. Throughout this horrific ordeal, the Pullman community has been respectful and helpful.My utmost appreciation is extended to the following people: Annie Pillars (Whitman County Coroner’s Office) for helping me through three months of...

Letter to the editor: Finals week self-care

GARRETT KALT | Pullman

December 12, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

It’s crunch time. The end of the semester is here and so are final exams, papers and group projects. You may worry this week or even fall asleep in the library and be featured on your peer’s Snapchat story.College is hard. I’m writing this to remind my fellow Cougs to breathe. In these stressful times, it...

WSU ignores faculty and Pullman residents in parking plan

GARREN SHANNON | Guest columnist

November 9, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Whenever I read or hear about WSU parking, two recurring thoughts come to mind: one, students will gladly park miles away and either walk or ride buses to get to the heart of campus, and two, staff and faculty needs are often left unmentioned.I have seen the impact of WSU’s active drive to limit parkin...

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