The Daily Evergreen

Right to discriminate

MARISSA MARARAC | Evergreen columnist

February 10, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In this day and age, it is getting harder to accommodate every person’s sense of equality.Aside from Oregon voting on whether to become the 18th state to allow same-sex marriage, Oregon may also vote on whether the state should let companies have the option to refuse to work those weddings. The refus...

Residence halls to apartments, pros and cons

MARISSA MARARAC | Evergreen columnist

February 10, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As college students we have all had the pleasure of experiencing the life of residence halls. Whether you lived in Olympia Avenue, Community/Duncan Dunn, Northside, or Regents, each option presents their fair share of pros and cons.Most would say that leaving residence hall life is freeing and enjoyable...

Apartment cooking made easy

MAXWELL REISTER | Evergreen columnist

February 10, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Cooking in ApartmentlandStudents freshly hatched from the incubation of the residence halls must consider many qualities when looking for a new nest. Apartments are a popular choice, and those considering moving into that northeastern quadrant of our fair city known as Apartmentland would do well to r...

Baked, not fried

Baked, not fried

CORRINE HARRIS | Evergreen columnist

February 7, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

What do spoiled Nesquik chocolate powder, old french fries, and excess cannabis have in common? As cheap byproducts, they have all been fed to livestock during the ever-constant struggle to come up with more economical diets.Devising animal diets is not for the faint of heart and requires a degree of c...

An undeserved boost for a corrupt agency

ASHLEY FISHER | Evergreen columnist

February 7, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

You didn’t enjoy having your inappropriate behavior at a national agency put under public spotlight? Here, have a bonus check.After an extremely controversial year, the Internal Revenue Service decided that the only reasonable response would be to reinstate its employee bonuses for fiscal 2013.It is ...

Think before you ink

JOSH BABCOCK | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Before you sit down in a tattoo parlor chair, remember what state you are in- if it’s Idaho, anyone who has the money to purchase a business license can be a tattoo artist.The law is not the same for all states, as reported by a local Connecticut newspaper, the Waterford Patch. More than forty states...

You should hate the Olympics

EVAN PRETZER | Evergreen Columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

This Friday, the 2014 Winter Olympics will begin in Sochi, Russia. Athletes from all over the world will come to compete in the Caucasus region. Gold medals will be won, fame will be found and, as always, the problems generated by this global event will be ignored.The International Olympic Committee...

Don’t target petty crime

Don’t target petty crime

MICHELLE CHAN | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Sometimes, in the attempt to turn a blind eye for the sake of justice, we ignore those who need help most.We’ve become a nation that concentrates on the symptoms of a systemic problem rather than treating it at its source. This particular phenomenon can be seen in the form of jails overflowing with petty...

You need more to show than a 4.0

CORRINE HARRIS | Evergreen Columnist

February 3, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the midst of one of the most dismal job markets of the past decade, future employment has become the collective ambition of college students everywhere, but the road to their dream is obscure. The path to success is nothing but an enigma when taking the dynamic needs of employers into consideration. ...

Expand your world with another language

MARISSA MARARAC | Evergreen columnist

February 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

You’re on the street and a tourist approaches you for directions. He has no idea what you’re saying, and you have no idea what he’s talking about. This situation is a better time than any to know a second language.Everyone should become bilingual especially when one considers how many differen...

Slow down, cupcake

ASHLEY FISHER | Evergreen columnist

February 3, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

No home-baked cupcakes for you.Chloe Stirling, an 11-year-old entrepreneur from Troy, Ill., began her own cake and cupcake business two years ago. Her business, Hey, Cupcake! became wildly successful over the last few years, and Stirling received some well-deserved attention from local media. However, ...

Photoshop not to blame for society

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

You don’t think that you will turn into someone else like in the Snickers "You’re not you when you’re hungry" commercials, so why blame Photoshop as a negative effect on your image?Image manipulation in programs like Photoshop have fallen victim to the notion that the advertised product contributes to ...

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