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Letter to the editor: Conservative opinions

MARIO VEGA | Pullman

September 28, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As Americans we aren’t unfamiliar to stress caused by the topic of politics. Division is nothing new to elections, and this one has been particularly contentious. However, it’s been getting out of hand at WSU.In guest columns and letters to the editor, College Republicans are accused of being bullies and st...

Letter to the editor: Drive to 25

WILEY HOLLINGSWORTH | Pullman

September 27, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Regarding the WSU administration's disavowal of a public statement on wolf management made by Professor Robert Wielgus, director of the Large Carnivore Conservation Lab at WSU:Drive to 25? What world-class professor would be attracted to a school that belittles its professors for speaking in public, i...

Reader reactions: ‘Faculty free speech under siege’

September 27, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Readers react to a column by Tyler Laferriere discussing WSU’s Aug. 31 disavowal of Professor Robert Wielgus’s comments to the Seattle Times about the lethal removal of the Profanity Peak wolf pack. Wielgus, director of the Large Carnivore Conservation Lab at WSU, had argued against the removal. ...

Letter to the editor: Trump’s bigotry

NORM LUTHER | Spokane

September 27, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

My son and daughter-in-law instruct farmers worldwide in sustainable agriculture. They’ve worked in Muslim countries without incident for more than 10 years. But now they fear for their safety if Donald Trump is elected president.Even before Trump was the presumptive Republican nominee, ISIS recru...

Letter to the editor: WSU’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

JAMES SAVORY | Pullman

September 22, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

It's time to implement WSU's Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. If you have ever spent time reading the entire plan that Alta Planning conducted for WSU, you would be impressed.It's a fancy document. But that is all that it is – a fancy document. It means nothing until Transportation Services does something...

Letter to the editor: WSU Athletics should consider alternatives to student fee

ANDREW CHILD | Pullman

September 21, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

When was the last time you went to an expensive steak house, ordered more food than you needed and gave the bill to a stranger on the street?If your answer is never, then we are on the same page.WSU Athletics has been increasing expenditures and ensuring the public their bill would be paid for by “b...

Letter to the editor: “Witch hunt” against WSU football players

JAMES ALLSUP | Pullman

September 20, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

In the past week, various WSU football coaches and personnel have taken to the media to claim the WSU and Pullman Police are engaged in a “witch hunt” against the football program.Nothing could be further from the truth.A “witch hunt” hypothesis would be plausible if, for example, there was a sud...

Letter to the editor: Tear down this wall

MATTHEW MORROW | Pullman

September 14, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

My friend and colleague James Allsup wrote last week of how students both at WSU and across the nation have responded to recent political controversy by flocking to support Trump and other alt-right ideas.I could not disagree more.Young people across the country have trudged through the Great Recession...

Letter to the editor: We need a change

NANCY STREET | Cheney, WA

September 6, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

How many of you think this country is progressing in the right direction?How many of you think that our Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers is representing and supporting your concerns?How many of you can count on being heard when you call, send a letter, email, or attend a town hall meeting?Probabl...

Letter to the editor: The Bookie’s history of excellence

Letter to the editor: The Bookie’s history of excellence

BRIAN BICKEL | Chairperson of the Students Book Corporation

August 31, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I am writing to you today as a student, a reader and as chairperson of The Students Book Corporation’s Board of Directors, the student-owned entity which oversees The Bookie as well as CoreTech.It is with much joy and gratitude that I have the pleasure of being aligned with such a giving organization...

Letter to the editor: Democrats and the Khan family

CHUCK VOGELSONG | Riggins, ID

August 24, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

In my opinion, the Democratic Party stooped to a new low when they used the Muslim Gold Star Khan family to attack Donald Trump on worldwide TV with slanderous or near-slanderous accusations and misquotes of our Constitution. Gold Star people are, for the most part, untouchable; and everybody knows i...

Letter to the editor: Republicans and Trump

TANNER MORGAN | Walla Walla

June 29, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As a lifelong Republican, I reject Donald Trump and what he stands for: racism, xenophobia, nativism, and contempt for women, the disabled and other groups.Rather than adhere to our party’s conservative principles and state a clear program, he offers a vague vision of “making America great again...

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