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Real Cougs don’t bully

Christine Rushton Evergreen Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2013


Filed under Editorials

I am not a columnist. I do not take pleasure in committing my opinions to ink because as a journalist, I value an abundance of perspectives.When it comes to the WSU, though, rules of propriety be damned. My blood runs crimson, and I will draw a sword for any battle that questions the loyalty and hea...

Condemned organs should be up for grabs

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

November 18, 2013


Filed under Columns

Every 10 minutes, another patient is added to list of 120,613 people waiting for organ donations. At the same time, 18 patients on the same list die every day, according to organdonor.gov.Inmates on death row should not be allowed to receive organ donations, but inmates who want to donate organs shou...

Thank you for standing up for us Christians

November 18, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:I hadn't even gotten halfway through Alyssa Reynolds’ column - "Praying for Tolerance" - when I decided that I needed to write in to thank you. As someone who identifies as a Christian, I find myself walking a careful line each day. Although I have the human right to believe in what I believe and t...

Eating healthy is a luxury some can not afford

November 18, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:The recent article on obesity demonstrates a glaring lack of understanding of how the world works.Healthy food is expensive. Preparing healthy meals from fresh ingredients is time consuming.As a full-time college student, time isn’t something I have a lot of.There’s a reason the McDonald’...

The Daily Wildcat is not responsible for the Megan Coghlan article

November 18, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:Congrats on your win over the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, but in light of some emails and voicemail messages I’ve received from WSU fans, I wanted to write and clear the air. The Daily Wildcat did not publish the controversial piece written by our co-sports editor Megan Coghlan for a Yahoo Sports blo...

Obama can keep Obamacare

Obama can keep Obamacare

Ashley Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

November 18, 2013


Filed under Columns

Promise first and apologize later – this was Obama’s plan all along.In order to sell Obamacare to the public, Obama stated countless times, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health plan."President Obama clearly promised this to Americans who were concerned about what would hap...

Exposing our children to a morally decaying media

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


Filed under Columns

As college students, the last thing we are thinking about is how we are going to raise our kids one day.But the thought deserves some attention as our generation continues to see breakthroughs in mass media and television production and content.Premium television continues to move society in an increas...

New transgender law brings about a certain equality

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


Filed under Columns

Who knew sexuality and restrooms could spark such a debate.Assembly Bill 1266 of California, which goes into effect Jan. 1, is a law that requires public schools to allow transgendered students K-12 to be able to use the restroom of the gender they identify with, and will allow them to join either male or fem...

The virgin-whore dichotomy

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


Filed under Columns

So, you can either choose to be a slut or you can choose to be the prude. But either way, in society’s eyes, you lose.Society places strict guidelines on how women should behave. The media perpetuates the idea that a young woman should be a wholesome girl with honest, prudent values, but she should a...

Legalize to protect

Ashley Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


Filed under Columns

The ‘world’s oldest profession’ remains an underground industry in the United States.It is time that prostitution is legalized across the board.Most people do not know that prostitution is legal in many countries. In a review of laws in 100 countries, 61 percent have legalized at least some kind o...

Staying safe, coming clean and keeping sex sexy

Staying safe, coming clean and keeping sex sexy

Jordan Profitt graduate assistant, Safe Is Sexy

November 15, 2013


Filed under Guest Commentaries

Sex: this is college and it is something students consider, at least to some degree.The important thing is if you are having sex or contemplating it, keep yourself safe. I’m talking about protecting the next 18 years of your life, e.g. pregnancy, or protecting your body from a sexually transmitted ...

Sexual double standards

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


Filed under Columns

Why is it that when a man sleeps around he is considered a stud, but when a woman does the same she is considered a slut? There has been an increase in the demands from feminists that so-called “slut-shaming” should come to an end so that men and women are viewed as equal regarding the number of sexual p...

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