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LUKE MCDONOUGH | Guest commentary

February 13, 2014


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

It’s Saturday night, and you’re looking for someone to go on a booze run. No luck? What if your friends tell you they’re going on one where there is free booze for everyone? If it sounds too good to be true, it’s because it is. Theft of alcohol is a serious offense and is not something to be ta...

Long road for equality, racism is still alive in U.S.

CHELSEA KEYES | Evergreen columnist

February 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Racism is an issue that still, to this day, plagues the nation.Many people will argue racism doesn’t exist because segregation is nearly nonexistent and we as the American people elected a ‘black’ president into the Oval Office.Yet claiming that racism doesn’t exist is just as deadly as having acts o...

Injecting lies

Injecting lies

MICHELLE CHAN | Evergreen columnist

February 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Some fear the illness and others fear the needle.Many myths surround the concept of vaccination and disease prevention. One of most commonly propagated tidbits of information links autism to infant vaccination.The idea that vaccinations somehow caused or increased the incidence of autism was first injected into the ...

Not so noble loopholes found in government

Not so noble loopholes found in government

EVAN PRETZER | Evergreen columnist

February 12, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A scandal has begun to plague Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas. No, he has not been manufacturing methamphetamine in the seedier parts of Wichita.Instead, it has been revealed that this sitting United States Senator does not actually live in the state where voters first sent him to Washington, D.C. in 19...

We’re not robots, so why are we dating like them?

MICHELLE CHAN | Evergreen columnist

February 12, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When androids dream, you may find yourself searching for an artificial illusion in pursuit of the romantic ideal.In Plato’s “The Symposium,” Aristophanes conjured the idea of love as two lost halves, who once originated from the same body, in perpetual search for completion. The discovery of one...

Letter to the editor: PETA’s true agenda

Letter to the editor

February 12, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor:Thank you for your column yesterday, “Pet-killing hypocrites,” regarding PETA’s skewed and sick attempts to be a friend to all animals. I wish you had more space to elaborate further on what a lie PETA is.PETA has long hidden their true agenda and picks their battles poorly. They are jus...

Drip, drop

Drip, drop

SARAH STEGER | Evergreen columnist

February 12, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

You never know how good something is until you’ve wasted it.I grew up with the knowledge that water is extremely precious and at constant risk of running out, which is known to be true. I live with this attitude and try to decrease the amount of water I waste every day.My Australian childhood consisted of da...

NRCC: National Republican corruption committee

NRCC: National Republican corruption committee

EVAN PRETZER | Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

At first glance, the website for Montana Democrat John Lewis seems legitimate. His image is prominently displayed and a large donate button begs visitors to give to his 2014 campaign for Congress.The problem is, the site is not official and any donations made on it go directly to the Republican Party....

Indecency in a bikini

JOSH BABCOCK | Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you like coffee and sex appeal, you’re in luck. Bikini baristas in coffee stands offer both at the same time.But unfortunately for coffee lovers, it’s becoming more popular that coffee stands combining sex and their product focus more on the sex aspect of the business, a shift that raises the qu...

Pet-killing hypocrites

CORRINE HARRIS | Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals puts far more stock in actions than words these days, and after euthanizing 82 percent of animals at its Virginia shelter over the past year, people should begin to wonder if PETA’s ethical mission statement is fact or fiction.PETA is often thought of as ...

Building integrity through feedback

CALLEY HAIR | Evergreen editor-in-chief

February 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

On today’s front page, The Daily Evergreen printed a story “Response mixed to WSU’s alcohol rule.” The article addressed last week’s announcement from President Elson S. Floyd, in which he stated all fraternities must choose between housing freshmen and serving alcohol starting in the fall...

Common core disaster

ASHLEY FISHER | Evergreen columnist

February 10, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With hardly any attention from the media or the public, an initiative that largely dismantles local and state control of school curriculum has passed in 45 states.The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a set of national education standards that detail the skills K-12 students should possess in English la...

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