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Finishing a series, facilitating change

Editorial Board

November 6, 2013


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Over the past week, The Daily Evergreen facilitated a conversation amongst WSU administrators, faculty, students, and community members. Last night we concluded the series Cougs Under the Influence: Liquor, Laws and Learning with a panel discussion aimed at sparking a real discussion.Our reasoning b...

The China problem

The China problem

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

November 4, 2013


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If I wanted to go on a date, what could I talk about?Pandas seem like a good place to start. Girls love pandas- they’re cute, cuddly and furry creatures that always seem to be smiling at you. I could talk about how they are native to China and continue to really impress this girl by showing off my in...

Benefits for veterans need to be timely

Benefits for veterans need to be timely

Corrine Harris | Evergreen Columnist

November 1, 2013


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Citizens in the United States enter the military expecting to see combat in foreign countries, but too often, the hardest battles veterans face come after combat.With so many men and women in military service risking life, limb and mental wellbeing in the name of freedom, veterans should not have to spen...

Avoidable deaths in medicine

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

November 1, 2013


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Imagine going to the doctor’s office for a constant migraine and getting results that it is nothing more than stress headachesThen you find out months later that the real diagnosis is a tumor.This scenario happens all around the world at numerous hospitals because some doctors do not always run the ...

Oh brother

Oh brother

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

November 1, 2013


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Hey NSA, you’re supposed to keep your enemies closer, not your allies.It’s been a roller coaster of a year for German Chancellor Angela Merkel; she bailed out Greece, won the re-election and now has fallen victim to the research of the National Security Agency (NSA).German magazine Der Spiegel repo...

Begin the discussion

Christine Rushton | Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 30, 2013


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Journalism: the business of reporting the news.A journalist: someone who lives in reality 24/7, unwilling to cover up truths.Starting last Thursday, The Daily Evergreen took on the challenge of presenting our readers with the facts about alcohol and drug abuse, the policies when people violate laws and ways...

Scrumptious spirits

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2013


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There is more to drinking than getting drunk.Drinking to excess takes a toll on your mind, body, and social standing. On the other hand, drinking to enjoy can improve your taste, meal and friendships.To begin with, consider the flavor of your beverage. How many different flavors can you sense? This doesn...

Videogame vixens are one-dimensional

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

October 30, 2013


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I always thought Peach drove slower in Mario Kart.Traditional gender roles are constantly exemplified in the media, and video games are no exception. Gaming companies hyper sexualize female characters and portray women as hardly more than helpless or sexual objects.Gamers play out these roles in a vi...

Arm the teachers

Ashley Lynn Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

October 30, 2013


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Another school shooting results in another senseless death. In this case, the shooter is too young to even be called a gunman.Last Monday, a deadly school shooting occurred in Sparks, Nevada, when a 12-year-old boy allegedly killed a teacher, wounded two boys and then took his own life, according to an art...

Slavery still exists in the form of human trafficking

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

October 29, 2013


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The Emancipation Proclamation may have been issued in 1863, but tens of millions still wear chains.Human traffickers are greedy, selfish and cruel.The abhorrent practice of human trafficking forces people into slavery, and is a violation of human rights. It is a growing issue in many parts of the wor...

Drinking obligations

Chris Morgan | director, ASWSU Student Legal Services

October 29, 2013


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Washington State University is no stranger to the binge drinking culture that has persisted across college campuses for the last several decades.The struggle between the government, college administrators, police and students over the use and abuse of alcohol is no less intensified now than in years p...

Accurate alcohol and marijuana information

Letter to the editor

October 29, 2013


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Editor:To start, I want to say thank you for running the two columns about police encounters and the new marijuana law in the opinion section yesterday. They were well written, and understanding your rights with alcohol is extremely important.However, in the marijuana article, there was a place where the di...

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