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The gym stereotypes are true: Women do cardio and men lift

Michelle Chan| Evergreen Columnist Michelle Chan| Evergreen Columnist

January 15, 2015

During any casual visit to the gym, one might notice a general trend: Boys lift and girls do cardio. Men dominate the weight room while women occupy the majority of the treadmills and ellipticals.   These are not local trends specific to your gym. The statistics demonstrate the gender imbalances with...

Barack Obama’s on an economic roll

President Obama acknowledges the crowd following his speech on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Uptown Theatre in Kansas City, Mo.

Bryan Allen| Evergreen Columnist

January 15, 2015

The last few weeks have been some of the most newsworthy in Barack Obama’s presidency.  The commander-in chief-has made several big announcements that promise to take our country in a new direction.First, Obama has managed, in some small part, to accomplish what Congress continues to argue about and ...

U.S. – Cuban Relations: Moving Forward

Adam Felcyn| Evergreen columnist

January 13, 2015

While shopping for a Christmas gift last December, I happened to fall upon an article in the Wall Street Journal that had an extraordinary claim; President Obama has taken the first step with Raúl Castro in normalizing relations with Cuba. As I had dreams of Cuban cigars, and baseball players coming up to ...

Marine Le Pen will rise in midst of turmoil

Bryan Allen| Evergreen Columnist

January 13, 2015

At a time when all of France stands united against the threat of terror and mourns the dead resulting from a cowardly attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, one leader seeks to take advantage of the turmoil and rise above the commotion to become the Fifth Republic’s next great leader.The quest...

Letter from the editor: A reflection of community issues

BY MICHELLE FREDRICKSON | Evergreen Editor-in-chief

January 12, 2015

With almost 20,000 students from 90 different countries at our Pullman campus, the students at WSU have many stories to tell. As a student newspaper, we are charged with being the voice of the students, and we have a very diverse student body to represent.The beauty in diversity is just that – ever...

Say something: It’s time to put an end to the culture of sexual assault

BY THE DAILY EVERGREEN EDITORIAL BOARD

December 15, 2014

This semester, the number of rapes reported to police and the university has increased significantly. This isn’t necessarily indicative of more rapes, however. What it does show is a culture that allows victims to feel empowered to report, to attempt official action against their rapists.It’s comm...

The US needs to prioritize ISIL

Code Pink for Peace members protest against U.S. military action in Iraq as Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the United States strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

BY ADAM FELCYN | Evergreen columnist

December 11, 2014

The terrorist group called the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have self-proclaimed themselves as the new caliphate of Islam. Last September, President Obama announced that the United States would be involved with the degradation and destruction of the terrorist group.  Since this announ...

Unlike Europe, China helps Africa in economic partnerships

A Chinese talks to a co-worker at an oil production facility in Southern Sudan's Melut County. China has strengthened its relations with Southern Sudan ahead of a key secession vote next month which could transfer control of the oil fields.

BY BRYAN ALLEN | Evergreen columnist

December 11, 2014

In a turn of events reminiscent of the early 20th century, the natural resources in Africa are being siphoned off and delivered on a silver platter to a new colonial elite — or at least that’s the picture painted by the Western press.The Christian Science Monitor reviewed a book on the topic by H...

ISIL is the major threat

Code Pink for Peace members protest against U.S. military action in Iraq as Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the United States strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Olivier Douliery | MCT Campus

December 11, 2014

Code Pink for Peace members protest against U.S. military action in Iraq as Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the United States strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Ol...

Letter to the editor: Partnership, not enforcement

BY BEN CALABRETTA | Associate Director, Center for Civic Engagement

December 9, 2014

Dear Editor;Thank you for running the article “More than a requirement” today, Dec. 8, 2014. The Greek community at Washington State University is often portrayed negatively in the media, but through the Center for Civic Engagement’s partnership with both Interfraternity and Panhellenic Counci...

Dampening the dam damage

BY TYLER DELONG | Evergreen columnist

December 9, 2014

What’s the dam problem anyway?There is a serious dam problem in the United States negatively affecting the biodiversity of the future.Hydroelectric energy constitutes a small sum of U.S. power yet contributes a large amount to the depletion and the total extinction of biodiversity.So why do we use it?...

Russia: The loser of the oil war

BY BRYAN ALLEN | Evergreen columnist

December 4, 2014

In a refreshing break from the day-in and day-out coverage of Ferguson last week, the media picked up word of a new war.  Stretching from desert sands to corporate headquarters, a battlefield thousands of miles wide has seemingly unintentionally rocked the political atmosphere of the United States...

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