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Letter to the editor: You will be missed

Letter to the editor

February 21, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor:On Wednesday we learned of the death of Scott Stratton. I was privileged to have taken his History 110 class last semester, and I was taking History 111 with him this spring semester of 2014.The snow has fallen down on Pullman again, but this time it seems colder somehow.With the death of Stratto...

Wasted food is wasted food, regardless of where it ends up

SARAH STEGER | Evergreen columnist

February 21, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

On campus the choices of where to eat are endless, but are these privileges merely filling our bellies or are they making us spoiled as well?Every time you throw food out because you are full or don’t like its taste, you’re wasting food.Students at WSU are fortunate enough to have catering servic...

Comcastrophe

Comcastrophe

EVAN PRETZER | Evergreen columnist

February 19, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Earlier this month, Bloomberg broke the news that Comcast made a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for about $45 billion in stock.This team-up will screw over millions of people in more ways than one. Normally, I don’t see any problems with business like this, but if you take a closer look you will ...

Zookeepers need a lesson in caring for animals

Zookeepers need a lesson in caring for animals

JOSH BABCOCK | Evergreen columnist

February 19, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you want to see the unhappiest animals in the world you should take a trip to the zoo.Not only are these animals confined to small cages outside of their natural habitat, but more zoos are becoming known for their lack of care for their animals. With animal neglect on the rise, harsher restrictions ne...

Give it a shot

MARISSA MARARAC | Evergreen columnist

February 18, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

No morning is ever complete without a hot cup of joe. That one cup can do more than start your day off right; it can also help to keep your health on the right path.While the amount of coffee consumed varies per person, it’s no surprise that a vast majority of college students drink coffee like there...

Letter to the editor: Throw the Cougs a bone

Letter to the editor

February 14, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor:Regarding the WSU's men's basketball game against Cal Wednesday evening, it was an embarrassment to see so few students in attendance.WSU's Cougars nearly knocked off the Cal Bears. For those who missed the game, it went in to overtime, and WSU lost.The student section was almost empty while K...

Take a seat on Stand Your Ground

Take a seat on Stand Your Ground

CHELSEA KEYES | Evergreen columnist

February 14, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Laws are granting individuals a license to ‘kill now and ask questions later.’Deaths occur every day in the United States. With the help of laws that don’t provide justice for victims, suspects are killing without fear of being punished.Stand Your Ground laws have become the epitome of why we ...

Sleeping with the fishes

CORRINE HARRIS | Evergreen columnist

February 14, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The issue of animal welfare has just moved from puppy mills to the fish bowl.From beta tanks to goldfish aquariums, the lives of commercially sold fish have secret tales that should make your blood run cold.Pet stores and commercial retailers selling aquarium fish are not as regulated as they should b...

A legacy threatened

ANDREW LUPALOVSKY | Guest commentary

February 14, 2014


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

During my time at Washington State University, I became part of a family with 22 members who stand above the rest. Those original 22 members, who I spent day in and day out with, had highs and lows with, and grew so close to may never have become the first brothers I ever had without the experience...

Learning lessons and spreading the message

LUKE MCDONOUGH | Guest commentary

February 13, 2014


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

It’s Saturday night, and you’re looking for someone to go on a booze run. No luck? What if your friends tell you they’re going on one where there is free booze for everyone? If it sounds too good to be true, it’s because it is. Theft of alcohol is a serious offense and is not something to be ta...

Long road for equality, racism is still alive in U.S.

CHELSEA KEYES | Evergreen columnist

February 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Racism is an issue that still, to this day, plagues the nation.Many people will argue racism doesn’t exist because segregation is nearly nonexistent and we as the American people elected a ‘black’ president into the Oval Office.Yet claiming that racism doesn’t exist is just as deadly as having acts o...

Injecting lies

Injecting lies

MICHELLE CHAN | Evergreen columnist

February 13, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Some fear the illness and others fear the needle.Many myths surround the concept of vaccination and disease prevention. One of most commonly propagated tidbits of information links autism to infant vaccination.The idea that vaccinations somehow caused or increased the incidence of autism was first injected into the ...

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