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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...

Don’t target petty crime

Don’t target petty crime

MICHELLE CHAN | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Sometimes, in the attempt to turn a blind eye for the sake of justice, we ignore those who need help most.We’ve become a nation that concentrates on the symptoms of a systemic problem rather than treating it at its source. This particular phenomenon can be seen in the form of jails overflowing with petty...

Think before you ink

JOSH BABCOCK | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Before you sit down in a tattoo parlor chair, remember what state you are in- if it’s Idaho, anyone who has the money to purchase a business license can be a tattoo artist.The law is not the same for all states, as reported by a local Connecticut newspaper, the Waterford Patch. More than forty states...

You should hate the Olympics

EVAN PRETZER | Evergreen Columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

This Friday, the 2014 Winter Olympics will begin in Sochi, Russia. Athletes from all over the world will come to compete in the Caucasus region. Gold medals will be won, fame will be found and, as always, the problems generated by this global event will be ignored.The International Olympic Committee...

You need more to show than a 4.0

CORRINE HARRIS | Evergreen Columnist

February 3, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the midst of one of the most dismal job markets of the past decade, future employment has become the collective ambition of college students everywhere, but the road to their dream is obscure. The path to success is nothing but an enigma when taking the dynamic needs of employers into consideration. ...

Expand your world with another language

MARISSA MARARAC | Evergreen columnist

February 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

You’re on the street and a tourist approaches you for directions. He has no idea what you’re saying, and you have no idea what he’s talking about. This situation is a better time than any to know a second language.Everyone should become bilingual especially when one considers how many differen...

Slow down, cupcake

ASHLEY FISHER | Evergreen columnist

February 3, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

No home-baked cupcakes for you.Chloe Stirling, an 11-year-old entrepreneur from Troy, Ill., began her own cake and cupcake business two years ago. Her business, Hey, Cupcake! became wildly successful over the last few years, and Stirling received some well-deserved attention from local media. However, ...

Photoshop not to blame for society

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

You don’t think that you will turn into someone else like in the Snickers "You’re not you when you’re hungry" commercials, so why blame Photoshop as a negative effect on your image?Image manipulation in programs like Photoshop have fallen victim to the notion that the advertised product contributes to ...

Guest commentary: We’re not all zombies

Guest commentary | Joe Campbell WSU Professor of Philosophy

January 29, 2014


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Last week, Alfred R. Mele, William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy at Florida State University, gave two wonderful presentations at WSU: the Potter Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 23 and another talk that was part of the Foley Institute’s Coffee and Politics series on Friday, Jan. 24. Th...

Obama gambles with wildlife

Josh Babcock | Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the next few months President Obama will make a decision that, if passed, will be one of the greatest regrets during his presidency; the decision of whether or not to extend TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline right through the middle of the United States.If passed, the Keystone XL oil pipeline wou...

Antibiotics in livestock do more good than harm

Corrine Harris | Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The au courant livestock inquisition of the twenty-first century has arrived, and the U.S. populace is becoming drastically more interested in where animal and livestock products come from. Past inquiries have included the pink slime fiasco, the banning of rBST use in dairy cows, and the mad cow disease scare. The ...

Wolf population need decreasing

Wolf population need decreasing

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen columnist

January 27, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Kill or be killed, every animal on earth is created for a purpose.All animals have a right to life, but when a species is overpopulating an area actions should be taken to lessen their numbers.At the end of 2012 there were 683 wolves in Idaho, according to Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG). Sinc...

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