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Letter to the editor: Voting for Democrats

LINDA MEYER | Pullman

October 27, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I’ll vote for equality. I don’t endorse bigotry, division, and racism. I will not endorse any candidate who publicly belittles another person based on religion, sex, national origin, disability, or race.Republicans have proven time and again they are unwilling to work for the common good of the people.They are...

Letter to the editor: Green Bike inefficiency

RYAN MANNY | Pullman

October 25, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

One night last weekend, I needed to get from Southside to Global Scholars Hall to rendezvous with some friends.It’s a long walk, so to get there faster, I decided to take a Green Bike, since that’s what they’re there for, right?Maybe 10 minutes later, I pulled up to the Green Bike station at Nort...

Letter to the editor: Leach perpetuates Trump’s ‘locker room banter’

SARA HUMPHREYS | Pullman

October 20, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As a woman who works as a scientist at this university, I am appalled and outraged — to the point of feeling violated — that the WSU administration continues to whole-heartedly support and heavily finance WSU football Head Coach Mike Leach, despite his obvious engenderment of a culture of ‘locke...

Letter to the editor: Counter-protesting does not infringe on free speech

CASSIE GERAGHTY | Pullman

October 18, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

In response to Friday’s letter to the editor, ‘Conservatives won’t be silent’:Yes, Andrew, you most definitely have a right to express your freedom of speech.We respect that, and anyone who tries to tear down your wall or gets in your face is not respecting that.However, this is America and w...

Letter to the editor: Conservatives won’t be silent

ANDREW LUEDEKE | Pullman

October 14, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

WSU’s own College Republicans have now given a reason for every student, staff and faculty member on campus to be scared.But it isn’t for the reason you might think.Freedom of speech is being targeted at WSU and everyone should be aware of it. Tens, if not hundreds of students are planning on intervenin...

Reader reactions: ‘Football player charged with felony robbery’

October 12, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Readers react to criminal charges filed against sophomore linebacker Logan Tago. The Whitman County Prosecutor, Denis Tracy, charged Tago with second-degree robbery and fourth-degree assault. Head Coach Mike Leach stated at a news conference on Monday that he intended to continue playing Tago despite A...

Letter to the editor: Alt-right politics

FASHINGA OGOYO | Pullman

October 12, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As of Oct. 13, the editorial staff has not been able to get in contact with the author of this letter. The Daily Evergreen cannot verify its authenticity.There has been much talk at WSU lately about the ideas of free speech and what is okay to say and what is not okay to say politically.I came from Afri...

Letter to the editor: Trump’s ‘locker room banter’

NORA SABIA | Pullman

October 11, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The “locker room banter” America heard in a 2005 recording of Donald Trump should have surprised us, but it didn’t.While I am disgusted and incensed by his comments, it’s not the first time I have heard a man strike this tone when speaking about women.Of course Donald Trump’s comments deser...

Letter to the editor: Library budget

JULIA PUSATERI | Pullman

October 5, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

President Kirk Schulz and Provost Dan Bernardo hope to ensure that the university moves into the Center for Measuring University Performance’s (CMUP) list of Top 25 Public Research Institutions and increase student retention and graduation rates.But how will we achieve these goals if we repeatedly cut o...

Letter to the editor: Clinton’s donors

JESSE WAITE | Pullman

October 4, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Throughout this election, Hillary Clinton has framed herself as the middle class candidate of choice, citing her opposition to Wall Street interests.This is laughably insincere. According to federal election data, she is lavishly well-funded by Wall Street interests and hedge-fund managers.According to ...

Letter to the editor: Social media and political discussion

RYAN MANNY | Pullman

October 4, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The first presidential debate was last week, and its aftereffects are everywhere.It resulted in classroom discussions, ammunition for talk-show hosts and spades of social media coverage.As everyone knows, social media has given this generation a totally new way to digest politics.More information is ...

Letter to the editor: Third party candidates

KYLE ROYCE | Pullman

September 29, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Third party candidatesAfter reading the recent commentaries in this newspaper, I’ve come to realize that this election has effectively cut the middle ground out of American politics.The political debates occurring on this campus are representative of those occurring throughout the nation as a whole...

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