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NRCC: National Republican corruption committee

NRCC: National Republican corruption committee

EVAN PRETZER | Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

At first glance, the website for Montana Democrat John Lewis seems legitimate. His image is prominently displayed and a large donate button begs visitors to give to his 2014 campaign for Congress.The problem is, the site is not official and any donations made on it go directly to the Republican Party....

Indecency in a bikini

JOSH BABCOCK | Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you like coffee and sex appeal, you’re in luck. Bikini baristas in coffee stands offer both at the same time.But unfortunately for coffee lovers, it’s becoming more popular that coffee stands combining sex and their product focus more on the sex aspect of the business, a shift that raises the qu...

Building integrity through feedback

CALLEY HAIR | Evergreen editor-in-chief

February 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

On today’s front page, The Daily Evergreen printed a story “Response mixed to WSU’s alcohol rule.” The article addressed last week’s announcement from President Elson S. Floyd, in which he stated all fraternities must choose between housing freshmen and serving alcohol starting in the fall...

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...

Fleeing the dorms

NOHELANI QUIGTAR | Evergreen columnist

February 10, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A shocking number of people look at a bustling laundry room as a miniature department store where everything is free for the taking.And they’re wrong.This is a major problem in the residence halls on campus. It’s why some students can’t wait to move into apartments, where they can do their laund...

Common core disaster

ASHLEY FISHER | Evergreen columnist

February 10, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With hardly any attention from the media or the public, an initiative that largely dismantles local and state control of school curriculum has passed in 45 states.The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a set of national education standards that detail the skills K-12 students should possess in English la...

Guest commentary: Checking the fine print

Guest commentary: Checking the fine print

CHRIS MORGAN | Director of ASWSU Student Legal Services

February 10, 2014


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

For many WSU students, this marks the time of the year to renew or even sign a lease for the first time. Amid the excitement of moving into a new place, it can become easy to overlook many of mundane but extremely important details that go with it.Signing a lease gives way to a world of responsibility...

Five commandments to being a good roommate

Five commandments to being a good roommate

CHELSEA KEYES | Evergreen columnist

February 10, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It is one thing to hear your parents complain about your habits, but you don’t realize what you’re doing until your roommate is the one doing it back to you.Living in a residence hall grants you the opportunity to live and spend most of your college years around people you are meeting for the first...

Foreign student payroll struggles

SARAH STEGER | Evergreen columnist

February 10, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

For international students, it’s not so much about getting the job as it is holding onto it.I initially applied to be a reporter at The Daily Evergreen in mid-2013, but after I wrote my first few stories I was told that getting me onto payroll had become an issue and that I would not be allowed to...

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...

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...

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