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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...

Black Friday is a festering consumerism

Black Friday is a festering consumerism

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

November 22, 2013


Filed under Columns

‘Tis the season of greed.If there is one thing that makes people go from holly and jolly to materialistic and crazy, it’s Black Friday.Every year, millions of Americans line up to get their chance at once-in-a-year savings that only Black Friday offers.People seem to forget that what they should b...

Blame the insurance companies, not Obama

November 22, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:I was angered by Ashley Lynn Fisher’s article on Obamacare that basically just repeated Fox News or The Blaze’s rhetoric. I feel that insurance companies should be the ones taking the blame for the canceled policies, not the president.  They were the ones who knowingly sold healthcare plans ...

Why we fight

Why we fight

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

November 22, 2013


Filed under Columns

Everywhere I go, naïve patrons ask me why the Cougars hate the Huskies.People ask me why I find myself seconds from driving off a cliff after an Apple Cup loss and why I get so much satisfaction from victories.The answer is much more complex than one would think. Some rivalries begin and end with a football game. Th...

Evergreen, show off the Cougar research

November 22, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:WSU is, first and foremost, a research university, but you wouldn't know that from reading The Daily Evergreen.  There are many things in college life that The Daily Evergreen contributors feel compelled to cover, but the university's main reason for existence doesn't seem to be among them. I rarely ...

Stay for the Utah game, clinch the bowl

November 22, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:You all seriously need to think about staying for the football game this Saturday. The game starts at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, so you could be on the road home around 4:30 or 5 p.m., which is only 24 hours later than if you leave on Friday. It’s 24 more hours with your Cougar family. Should w...

Exercise caution when dealing with Iran

Exercise caution when dealing with Iran

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

November 20, 2013


Filed under Columns

Will issues in the Middle East ever end?Short answer: No.The latest disagreement between the United States and Iran came when Iran backed out of a nuclear deal that would limit the use of worldwide nuclear programs.John Kerry, U.S. secretary of state, was extremely respectful of Iran’s decision sta...

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...

You’ll feel a slight pinch

You’ll feel a slight pinch

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

November 20, 2013


Filed under Columns

Does Obamacare cover chronic confusion?The last couple months have been nothing but chaos in regard to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Recent issues covered by the media have only added to this confusion. It is important for young people to at least understand why they are of such value to the ACA, a...

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...

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...

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