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Letter to the editor: Clinton’s donors

JESSE WAITE | Pullman

October 4, 2016

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

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

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...

Letter to the editor: Conservative opinions

MARIO VEGA | Pullman

September 28, 2016

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...

Reader reactions: ‘Faculty free speech under siege’

September 27, 2016

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

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: Drive to 25

WILEY HOLLINGSWORTH | Pullman

September 27, 2016

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...

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

JAMES SAVORY | Pullman

September 22, 2016

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

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

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

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

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...

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