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CH Letter to the editor: Human billboards

October 1, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Editor:Ever since the first “human billboard,” Billy Gibby, began tattooing company logos on his face and body, it has become a trend for those low on cash and dignity. There’s even a website, leaseyourbody.com, where one can officially sign up as a candidate to receive logo tattoos. While the tattoos the s...

Valuing profits over points

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

October 1, 2013


Filed under Columns

As the rain kept falling, so did the spirits of the 40,000 plus fans that attended the annual Seattle football game last Saturday.This year’s event was as much a disaster off the field as it was on, due to the money-grabbing ideology of our WSU Athletic Department, and reaffirmed many Cougar fans a...

WSU’s appeal in Demers v Austin is an affront to free speech

September 30, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:Why are the WSU Board of Regents, Dr. Elson Floyd’s administration and the Washington state Attorney General’s office trying to kill shared governance? And why are the WSU Faculty Senate and Edward R. Murrow College of Communication professors allowing them to do that?These are two questions ...

A 30-day sentence for rape is a travesty

Ashley Lynn Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

September 30, 2013


Filed under Columns

America’s justice system has failed an innocent victim once again.Stacey Rambold, a former Montana high school teacher, was released from prison last Thursday after serving a 30-day sentence for raping a 14-year-old student who later committed suicide. This is an insult to the victim’s family an...

Involving yourself in college makes all the difference

Involving yourself in college makes all the difference

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

September 30, 2013


Filed under Columns

Surrounded by a sea of unfamiliar faces, you were once, or are, a freshman—the new kid on the block. You probably felt shy; you might have found it a little difficult to make the connection between yourself and the person beside you. You were a small fish in the big pond.But, in college there are pl...

Dr. Dave is still recovering

September 30, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:The recent article entitled "Welcome Home, Dr. Dave" was a lovely tribute and likely well intended, but left the distinct impression that David Warner has completed/nearly completed his recovery process. Nothing could be further from the truth.To the average reader who knows nothing about David...

Meatless Monday’s are a humane and tasty practice

Kenny Torrella | Food Policy Coordinator, Humane Society

September 30, 2013


Filed under Guest Commentaries

President Clinton, once known for his love of fast-food, has been making headlines for his recent dietary change. He’s swapped the Big Macs, chicken nuggets and fried shrimp for veggie burgers, beans and fresh fruits and vegetables.After years of battling heart problems, even undergoing quadruple b...

Pullman needs some cemetery tours of its own

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

September 30, 2013


Filed under Columns

Our small beloved town is home to an incredible Cougar past, yet many students and local residents know nothing about the area and its grand history.Pullman should provide its residents with activities that make our storied past more accessible to students and the community.In Moscow, our nearby neighb...

Don’t be greedy, feed the needy; keep SNAP

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

September 27, 2013


Filed under Columns

You know times are tough when the government starts cutting down a program aimed to feed the hungry, but how far is too far in the name of fiscal reform?The House of Representatives voted to cut $39 billion in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food assistance program, according to an artic...

The social depression network

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

September 27, 2013


Filed under Columns

Eat, sleep, check Facebook.Managing our social media accounts has become second nature in our lives. It has made connecting with family and friends much easier. Although social media has enhanced some aspects of human connection, there is a downside to the very impersonal way we share information with on...

The market for drugs

The market for drugs

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

September 27, 2013


Filed under Columns

The notion of a ‘controlled substance’ is a myth.Coca, the plant that naturally produces cocaine, has been consumed by humans for thousands of years, and humans have ingested marijuana for over 10,000 years, according to Robert O. Keel at the University of Missouri St. Louis. Nearly every civiliz...

The US is unprepared for an EMP strike

Ashley Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

September 25, 2013


Filed under Columns

The Obama administration’s response to North Korean and Iranian nuclear threats is way past due.On Dec. 12, 2012, North Korea launched an alleged Unha-3 rocket to put an Earth observation satellite in orbit in what they insisted was part of its peaceful space program, according to an article by the New...

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