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Minimum wage hurts

Marissa Mararac Evergreen Columnist

January 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When the ball dropped and the space needle lit up at midnight on Jan. 1 there was much more than kisses and warm welcomes to steering up the New Year.Washington State had a thirteen-cent increase to start the year, causing the minimum wage to jump from $9.19 to $9.32, according to the United States D...

Arguing until the cows come home

Corrine Harris Evergreen Columnist

January 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A recent WSU study claiming that organic milk is more nutritious than regular milk is finding its contents to be the de novo dogma for consumers who afford the purchase of organic foods a reverence to be envied by most religions.It’s unfortunate, however, that the study seems to be missing the hall...

Buy me some figgy pudding

Buy me some figgy pudding

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

December 9, 2013


Filed under Columns

This Christmas, we should give the gift of perspective.Even though everyone knows that the holidays are more than material things and parties, hardly anyone practices it. We should all be reminded that giving to people in need is more important than upgrading a phone. Less focus on the little things and ...

West Coast is catching the Eastern teams in the world of sports

December 6, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:As a response to the article “East coast teams struggling to exert dominance,” I’d like to say that the East Coast has dominated the sporting world for quite some time. Fortunately, for us lowly and humble West Coaster's, it's not so farfetched to say that the West is catching up.Take a look at...

Androids dream of our jobs

Androids dream of our jobs

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

December 6, 2013


Filed under Columns

The new gadgets you adore might just replace you.As various forms of advanced technology improve, robotic machines are taking on the larger role of societal tasks, which makes us physically, environmentally and socially dependent on them.The most startling and recent innovation in the robotics world is...

America’s dark history of eugenics can’t be forgotten

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

December 6, 2013


Filed under Columns

Somewhere, hidden in that closet at the end of the hall, America’s got a nasty skeleton tucked away—the kind of dark secret most of us don’t wish to bring up in conversation. But, as citizens of our dearly beloved nation, we’re more than just entitled to know the whole truth.The eugenic movem...

Equality is in the salary

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

December 4, 2013


Filed under Columns

The first step toward equality comes from society and from within the work place.With more women entering male dominated fields, the gap between the genders is gradually narrowing. However, we’re not out of the woods quite yet.Women are kept as social prisoners, tucked away within the domestic spher...

A bad review could get you sued

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

December 4, 2013


Filed under Columns

A one-star review might cost you six figures.Customers should not be sued by companies or businesses for giving accurate and honest reviews detailing horrible service.In Virginia, Jane Perez was sued by the contracting company she hired to work on her house in 2012, according to an article from the Was...

Impersonating heroes

Impersonating heroes

Corrine Harris | Evergreen Columnist

December 4, 2013


Filed under Columns

Pets on campus may be a dream come true for animal lovers, but for the owners of service dogs it is rapidly turning into a nightmare.The national epidemic of fake service dogs is growing as the market for fake disability vests and certificates becomes Internet-accessible, according to the Huffington ...

What a wreck

What a wreck

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

December 2, 2013


Filed under Columns

Which of the following does not belong? Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Mary Wollstonecraft, Michelle Obama, and Miley Cyrus.Along with licking sledgehammers and being a complete annoyance to the entertainment industry, Miley Cyrus is now calling herself the biggest feminist in the world.I think she’s confusing...

Corruption in the legal system

Ashley Lynn Fisher

December 2, 2013


Filed under Columns

Michael Morton not only lost his wife in an act of senseless violence in 1987, but he was wrongly persecuted for the crime and spent 25 years behind bars.Morton was convicted of murdering his wife, Christine, in a 1987 trial. There was just one small problem with that conviction: he didn’t do it, and t...

Trash-talk is immature

December 2, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:I found Beau Baily's opinion piece on the Cougar-Husky rivalry childish and unprofessional. While the rivalry can be fun and promotes school spirit on both sides, talking poorly of another university in our school paper is simply immature. Smack-talking the Huskies makes us look like we don't ...

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