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Letter to the Editor: Animal testing

Evergreen contributor

May 27, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The column on animal testing in Thursday’s Evergreen showed ignorance on the practices and results of that process to help people and animals.Experimental animals are not tortured: they are protected from as much pain as possible. They are well fed and held in comfortable quarters. They are anesthetized during surgery and ha...

Letter to the editor: Dividing community

SOPHIA STEPHENS | Community member

April 24, 2015


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Dear editor,My name is Sophia Stephens, an undergraduate student at Washington State University with multiple community positions: TA, writing consultant and former Orientation Counselor.I found Christopher Gambino’s column, “Protecting Community,” highly problematic. This is a very thinly veiled c...

Letter to the editor: Qualifications, not quotas

April 16, 2015


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Editor,I am disappointed with the article titled "Now hiring women in government" posted Tuesday April 14. I agree with your statements that the US needs more women in politics. However, I drastically disagree on how to obtain that goal. Women don't deserve anything but positions that they earned, the sam...

Letter to the Editor: President Floyd

March 12, 2015


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Dear Daily Evergreen,It has been several years since I have felt compelled to write for or to this publication that at one point I was a columnist for. However the "Wake up Wazzu" article published today left me compelled to say a few things.I had the distinct pleasure of working closely with Dr. Fl...

Letter to the Editor: No Endorsement

March 10, 2015


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Editor,We are disappointed that this newspaper has declined to make an endorsement in the upcoming ASWSU elections. The Daily Evergreen has a long history of endorsing a ticket, telling students why one set of candidates is preferable to another. What’s more, with engagement in student elections near...

Letter to the editor: Excellent food writing

MARY GILLES | WSU Libraries

February 3, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I want to commend Pirom Phadoemchit, The Daily Evergreen Food and Wine Columnist. He has raised the bar for food reporting this year with recipes for healthy, interesting, from-scratch food, with clear, understandable directions.Phadoemchit even tackled making stock. His columns would be at home in the We...

Letter to the editor: column on Iran misinformed and misguided

Letter to the editor

June 18, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor:The Summer Evergreen recently published a column titled “Once a liar, always a liar: Iran can't be trusted.” It contains instances of incorrect information, contradictions and inconsistent reasoning that call into question the credibility of the columnist to the point of making the column a sen...

‘Bipolar’ means more than two extremes

May 14, 2014


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Hello,I am writing in regards to the article "Keeping cool" in the May 1 edition of The Daily Evergreen. Immediately upon reading this letter, I wanted to bring to your attention the inappropriate wording used in the article.The first line "Goodbye bipolar weather, hello sunshine" is extremely inappr...

Letter to the editor: Don’t be inactive this election season

Letter to the editor

May 5, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Oh no, it is an election year again. Yes, it’s true. So it is time to register to vote or to update your voter status.In Whitman County, there are almost 5,000 inactive voters. That is, voters who have had their ballots or notices returned to the elections office as “undeliverable.”Our first reac...

Letter to the editor: There’s help for victims of sexual assault

Letter to the editor

April 10, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor:Thank you for providing front page information on Wednesday in “Speaking out: Students and faculty talk sexual assault at public forum in the CUB.”It was noted “WSU mandates that employees report instances of sexual assault …”  Please note mental health providers at Counseling and Testing...

Letter to the editor: Congress deserves what?

Letter to the editor

April 9, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor:On Tuesday, Josh Babcock asserted that our hard working members of Congress deserve an increase in pay, because they are "being financially duped,” in “Congress deserves an increase in pay.”This assertion was backed by citing such laughable sources as the pay of professional athletes or membe...

Letter to the Editor: ZZUSIS and Blackboard: knowing the difference

Letter to the editor

April 8, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor:I am writing concerning the “Zzu-sucks” column published last week. Babcock provides a wealth of information on Blackboard Learn, which I appreciate. It is clear, however, that the distinction between a learning management system (LMS), such as Blackboard Learn or ANGEL and a portal system such...

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