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Science and children agree: involved fathers make the best fathers

Corrine Harris | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

Fathers who are actively and positively involved in their children’s lives have the power to change the world.Data from multiple studies has proven that involved fathers help their children succeed in social, economic and educational endeavors, according to Montana State University and Texas A&M.Responsi...

The value of a father

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

A father has been the primary authority figure in families for many centuries.It’s that time of the year when fathers visit the Wazzu to celebrate the weekend named in their honor. Students should use this opportunity to celebrate their father and other male figures in their life.Children whose biolog...

Challenge your father to a manly match

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

Is your dad reluctant to visit WSU this weekend? Does the five hour drive from the West Side make your Dad cringe?If you wish to avoid being a third-wheel with someone else and their dad, then there are some ways to convince your dad otherwise.For starters, tell your father about the fun events you both...

The case for a stay-at-home dad

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


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Stay-at-home fathers have long born the heavy reputation of being incompetent or incapable of being the primary caretaker within a household. Men, it seems, are supposed to be the hunters—the breadwinners, the ones who go out into the wild and bring food to the table.Since when does equality not ex...

My father taught what the perfect gentleman looks like

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


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Living in a household of women, he was no stranger to crazy.My dad, the most patient person I’ll ever know, wants so much for his wife and daughters. He has shown my family unconditional love, while teaching me to never sell myself short.I’ve never known someone who has such a passion for life. My Dad...

ASWSU looks foolish

October 11, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:ASWSU should do some more research before passing a resolution purporting to speak for all students, and especially when that resolution slams a well-respected University department.The ASWSU resolution is solely based on the words of disgruntled employees and their friends, and not on a clear ...

Keep Dad entertained: there’s more in Pullman than meets the eye

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

Every year we invite our fathers to Pullman to enjoy the WSU life and to have a great Dad’s Weekend.For first timers, coming up with activities to do may be a hassle. But don’t fret, there are plenty of activities to take part in that will leave your dad wanting to come back every year. The most...

Adopt a Cougar dad

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns

I n most cases being the third wheel is usually something one should avoid, but on Dad’s Weekend, embrace it.Every year as many students welcome their fathers with open arms, a handful of students are saddened by the fact that their dads can’t participate in the year’s festivities.Fear not, lonely Cou...

Thanks Obama

Thanks Obama

Ashley Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

October 9, 2013


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A slim down, not a shutdown.As part of what many critics call a presidential “temper tantrum,” the Obama administration has been hard at work trying to make the partial federal government shutdown feel as painful as possible.Various media outlets are encouraging the spread of this phenomenon by pa...

The Cougar band really needs to “turn it up to eleven”

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

October 9, 2013


Filed under Columns

The WSU Cougar Marching Band claims to be a select group of more than 250 musicians whose performance “saturates the air with Cougar Pride.”One problem — no one can hear them.I’m sure the marching band is a talented group of musicians whose performance should not be criticized, but something needs t...

The high costs for students in health care are too much

October 7, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor

Editor:College students are keenly aware of the high cost of education and health care. They are plagued with the question, “how am I going to pay for this?”Students attending professional schools such as graduate programs or medical school are even more affected by the price tag of higher educa...

UCORE classes need to teach real world skills

UCORE classes need to teach real world skills

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

October 7, 2013


Filed under Columns

Most college students do not know how to file their taxes, but as long as they know how to calculate a derivative, real life skills don’t matter because they will be academically well-rounded.The required GER and UCORE course loads that students take are ridiculous in that they are required even for ...

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