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Praying for tolerance

Praying for tolerance

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


Filed under Columns

Dear God, here we go again.Prayer should be permissible before any government meeting, yet Christianity is attacked constantly by the media.Arguments before the Supreme Court Wednesday wrestled with the issue of whether prayer before a local government meeting is constitutional. Linda Stephens and Sus...

The compound BPA could be harming your children

The compound BPA could be harming your children

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

November 13, 2013


Filed under Columns

That plastic bottle you’re drinking out of - well, it’s most likely leaching out chemicals called “endocrine disruptors.”These endocrine disruptors, also known as phthalates, are plasticizers that are used in the plastic making process and are found in almost anything that is plastic, accordi...

Students should think twice about credit

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

November 13, 2013


Filed under Columns

When a credit card is issued, it’s like a big stack of money being given to you to spend, with a shiny piece of plastic. The only catch is that you have to pay it back.Credit cards give a user the ability to obtain goods or services before actually making a payment, based on the trust that payment wi...

Cougar fans; unite and find victory

Donnie Marbut | WSU Head Baseball Coach

November 13, 2013


Filed under Guest Commentaries

There is a line in a baseball classic that says, “If you build it, they will come.” Our women’s soccer team is hosting the first round of the NCAA tournament on campus for the first time since 2000. During the season, this team has accomplished so many things that should not go unnoticed.They...

Do not arm the TSA

Ashley Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

November 13, 2013


Filed under Columns

If the government wants to save lives, they will not arm TSA officials. They will retire them.Last Friday, a fatal shooting took place at the Los Angeles International Airport that resulted in the death of a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer, according to an article by CNN.The attac...

A homeless faux paux

November 13, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:If you were to ask any of my friends about my sense of fashion, they would laugh out loud and say I don’t have one. So I was intrigued by Lance Lijewski’s informative article on Hippie-Boho.But Mr. Lijewski’s comment: “It’s almost impossible to look attractive and stay comfortable wit...

Google Glass is just like texting

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

November 8, 2013


Filed under Columns

Google is making it easier for us to crash our cars.The evolution of technology never fails to amaze with the constant outpouring of new and better devices. Yet with new innovation comes consequences.Everyone is familiar with laws that make driving while using cell phones illegal. So although Google’s newly r...

More excellent health coverage is appreciated

November 8, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:I have never before contacted you about a story run in your paper. To be honest, I have yet to come across one that I felt it really warranted my time. That was until I read “Addiction Comes in Many Forms” by Alyssa Reynolds. I would like to say her article was very well constructed. I like the...

Through a keyboard, darkly

Through a keyboard, darkly

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

November 8, 2013


Filed under Columns

It is better to get to know someone face to face than from behind a screen and a keyboard.Today many social media sites are being used as a way for people to meet others. It is not only online chat rooms; people also use sites such as Facebook and MySpace.Meeting people online can be reckless and put...

The continuation of politics by other means

November 8, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:The Wednesday, Nov. 6 issue of The Daily Evergreen featured an opinion piece titled “Common Core politics.” Politics is all this opinion is: Mitch Strang's use of neo-conservative sources swings what could have been a thoughtful analysis of the issues and pitfalls in creating nationwide educa...

An opiate by any other name…

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

November 8, 2013


Filed under Columns

Painkillers are just the legal alternative to heroin.Last week, the Food and Drug Administration announced it wants the federal government to impose tighter restrictions on many prescription painkillers.The plan would reclassify opioids like hydrocodone from a ‘Schedule III’ drug to a ‘Schedule II’ dr...

Common Core politics

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

November 6, 2013


Filed under Columns

Common Core: The harvesting of data on kids for corporate and political purposes.If I told you that the federal government and schools are compiling vast amounts of data on kids in the K-12 system, and then selling it to corporations, would you believe it?This is happening with the new set of standards...

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