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Letter to the Editor | The meaning of “Republican”

Denis Tracy, County prosecutor

June 13, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

My first reaction was an emotional one, when I read the article about James Allsup quietly grabbing a Precinct Committee Officer position in the county Republican Party. My first thought was: my dad went to war to fight the Nazis. So did millions of other Americans. A bloody, muddy, slaughtering war....

Letter to the Editor | Supporting Planned Parenthood

Roz Luther, Pullman

June 13, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Yesterday I read an interesting fact, “In 1964 Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman became honorary chairmen of Planned Parenthood.” In 1968 President Nixon called population growth “one of the most serious challenges to human destiny in the last third of this century.” That is two...

Reader Reactions | WSU Board of Regents

June 13, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers respond to unanimous decision for deficit recovery based on student fees. Zac Young: “I’ve defended the athletic budget for a while now ... but I can’t support doubling student fees and then making them mandatory. I hope the students organize and oppose this.” Daniel Stuart Hoffman: “That ...

Letter to the Editor | Thank you Washington

Letter to the Editor | Thank you Washington

Shari Bozorgzad, Langley School, Virginia

June 13, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

This past February, my third-grade students wrote letters to small-town newspapers around our country. The letters asked people in each state to send items of interest that the student might include in their final State Fair project. My students were thrilled as the packages started arriving from...

WSU Board of Regents closes off public

WSU Board of Regents closes off public

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

June 6, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

The WSU Board of Regents will hold their last regular meeting of the 2018 fiscal year this week where they will address one of the most pressing issues facing the university in the form of the over $60 million deficit facing the athletics department. However, they have decided to hold this important...

Fejeran: Election accountability

ERIC FEJERAN, County auditor candidate (prefers Democratic Party)

June 6, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

The auditor’s office requires big changes in order to make sure that every eligible voter has an equal voice. It is not news to most people that rural county governments, Whitman County included, run on a very tight budget. This is no excuse for the previous shortcomings that the community has experienced...

Jamison: More qualified personnel

SANDY JAMISON, County auditor candidate (prefers Republican Party)

June 6, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

When most people hear the term “auditor” they immediately think of an individual who inspects and verifies the accuracy of a company’s operational and/or financial records. While this is the true definition of a financial auditor, in Whitman County the term “auditor” encompasses so much...

Reader Reactions | WSU Athletics budget plan

June 6, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

WSU Athletics releases budget plan dependent on student fees. Victor Small: “Hey athletics department, I get it, economics and statistics can be tricky subjects. I mean, who hasn’t struggled with it am I right? But it’s always better just to ask the prof for help instead of faking it and ho...

Keep Pullman’s trees in development plans

Keep Pullman’s trees in development plans

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen opinion editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Recently there has been numerous negative responses toward Pullman's possible decision to remove or replace trees downtown for further development. But while Pullman is working to increase their aesthetic value, we see that the government is choosing to treat the nature around it like most people in...

Take advantage of more unique opportunities for career development

MOHAMED SALEM, Guest columnist

May 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Guest Commentaries, Opinion

For many years, WSU student minorities have been struggling to have proper representation at ASWSU. Our minority peers are discouraged from public service by the cronyism, bias and cliquey circles in student government. The path to success and involvement should never be restricted to fitting in such...

Reader Reactions | Evergreen named top three student newspaper

Reader Reactions | Evergreen named top three student newspaper

May 23, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to The Society of Professional Journalists naming The Daily Evergreen one of the top three daily student newspapers in the nation earlier this week. Jens Hegg: “I’m glad they were recognized. They have done a great job holding people accountable on multiple things the last couple ...

WSU research another victim to political bias

WSU research another victim to political bias

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

May 23, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

WSU has once again found itself in the line of fire regarding its lack of neutrality and bias toward scientific research conducted on campus. It is the goal of science to help us understand the world around us, but it is also the job of science to be removed from any influence on behalf of this goal....

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