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Major League Soccer is just as important as NFL

October 14, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:The few times I have seen articles in The Daily Evergreen about sports outside of Pullman, they have been about the Seahawks. I’ve wondered why other regional sports aren’t also covered. For the sports section to receive my best regards, it needs to include more than just Pete Carroll and R...

We should know when it’s a GMO

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

October 14, 2013


Filed under Columns

Grocery shopping is about to get a lot more interesting.Initiative 522, which will require labels be put on food products that have been genetically modified, goes before Washington voters on Nov. 5.The proposal has sparked a debate between food activists and food manufacturers, who believe that this initiat...

Obama is not the one to blame for shutdown

October 14, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:Wednesday’s "Thanks Obama" column targeted the entirely wrong person responsible for the shutdown, not to mention it contained some misinformation. Mount Vernon was mistakenly closed and reopened shortly thereafter, specifically because it's not federal property.First off, the GOP is currently s...

The value of a father

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

A father has been the primary authority figure in families for many centuries.It’s that time of the year when fathers visit the Wazzu to celebrate the weekend named in their honor. Students should use this opportunity to celebrate their father and other male figures in their life.Children whose biolog...

Challenge your father to a manly match

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

Is your dad reluctant to visit WSU this weekend? Does the five hour drive from the West Side make your Dad cringe?If you wish to avoid being a third-wheel with someone else and their dad, then there are some ways to convince your dad otherwise.For starters, tell your father about the fun events you both...

The case for a stay-at-home dad

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

Stay-at-home fathers have long born the heavy reputation of being incompetent or incapable of being the primary caretaker within a household. Men, it seems, are supposed to be the hunters—the breadwinners, the ones who go out into the wild and bring food to the table.Since when does equality not ex...

My father taught what the perfect gentleman looks like

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

Living in a household of women, he was no stranger to crazy.My dad, the most patient person I’ll ever know, wants so much for his wife and daughters. He has shown my family unconditional love, while teaching me to never sell myself short.I’ve never known someone who has such a passion for life. My Dad...

ASWSU looks foolish

October 11, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:ASWSU should do some more research before passing a resolution purporting to speak for all students, and especially when that resolution slams a well-respected University department.The ASWSU resolution is solely based on the words of disgruntled employees and their friends, and not on a clear ...

Keep Dad entertained: there’s more in Pullman than meets the eye

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

Every year we invite our fathers to Pullman to enjoy the WSU life and to have a great Dad’s Weekend.For first timers, coming up with activities to do may be a hassle. But don’t fret, there are plenty of activities to take part in that will leave your dad wanting to come back every year. The most...

Adopt a Cougar dad

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

I n most cases being the third wheel is usually something one should avoid, but on Dad’s Weekend, embrace it.Every year as many students welcome their fathers with open arms, a handful of students are saddened by the fact that their dads can’t participate in the year’s festivities.Fear not, lonely Cou...

I learned everything I needed about Cougar pride from my dad

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

What does it mean to be a Cougar?A satisfying answer to this question has long been searched for. The general consensus is that there is no explanation. It just gets in your blood and after time it just becomes a part of you for the rest of your life, whether you like it or not. Outsiders never understand ...

Ugly child pageants

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

The best way to attract a pedophile is to cake makeup onto your five-year-old daughter, dress her in skimpy clothing and put her in high heels.Child beauty pageants have become a hot topic ever since French Vogue published a photo spread of a young girl wearing high heels, a tight dress and makeup. The...

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