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Avoidable deaths in medicine

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

November 1, 2013

Imagine going to the doctor’s office for a constant migraine and getting results that it is nothing more than stress headachesThen you find out months later that the real diagnosis is a tumor.This scenario happens all around the world at numerous hospitals because some doctors do not always run the ...

Oh brother

Oh brother

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

November 1, 2013

Hey NSA, you’re supposed to keep your enemies closer, not your allies.It’s been a roller coaster of a year for German Chancellor Angela Merkel; she bailed out Greece, won the re-election and now has fallen victim to the research of the National Security Agency (NSA).German magazine Der Spiegel repo...

Arm the teachers

Ashley Lynn Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

October 30, 2013

Another school shooting results in another senseless death. In this case, the shooter is too young to even be called a gunman.Last Monday, a deadly school shooting occurred in Sparks, Nevada, when a 12-year-old boy allegedly killed a teacher, wounded two boys and then took his own life, according to an art...

Scrumptious spirits

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2013

There is more to drinking than getting drunk.Drinking to excess takes a toll on your mind, body, and social standing. On the other hand, drinking to enjoy can improve your taste, meal and friendships.To begin with, consider the flavor of your beverage. How many different flavors can you sense? This doesn...

Begin the discussion

Christine Rushton | Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 30, 2013

Journalism: the business of reporting the news.A journalist: someone who lives in reality 24/7, unwilling to cover up truths.Starting last Thursday, The Daily Evergreen took on the challenge of presenting our readers with the facts about alcohol and drug abuse, the policies when people violate laws and ways...

Videogame vixens are one-dimensional

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

October 30, 2013

I always thought Peach drove slower in Mario Kart.Traditional gender roles are constantly exemplified in the media, and video games are no exception. Gaming companies hyper sexualize female characters and portray women as hardly more than helpless or sexual objects.Gamers play out these roles in a vi...

Accurate alcohol and marijuana information

Letter to the editor

October 29, 2013

Editor:To start, I want to say thank you for running the two columns about police encounters and the new marijuana law in the opinion section yesterday. They were well written, and understanding your rights with alcohol is extremely important.However, in the marijuana article, there was a place where the di...

Turn the lights on our high school sex education

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

October 29, 2013

When it comes to sex education, students face a great disservice.The quality of sex education students are receiving is inexcusable. According to the National Conference of State Legislature, only 19 states require their curriculum to be medically, factually or technically accurate.It’s a scary tho...

Slavery still exists in the form of human trafficking

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

October 29, 2013

The Emancipation Proclamation may have been issued in 1863, but tens of millions still wear chains.Human traffickers are greedy, selfish and cruel.The abhorrent practice of human trafficking forces people into slavery, and is a violation of human rights. It is a growing issue in many parts of the wor...

Drinking obligations

Chris Morgan | director, ASWSU Student Legal Services

October 29, 2013

Washington State University is no stranger to the binge drinking culture that has persisted across college campuses for the last several decades.The struggle between the government, college administrators, police and students over the use and abuse of alcohol is no less intensified now than in years p...

New marijuana law leaves smokers and enforcers hazy

New marijuana law leaves smokers and enforcers hazy

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

October 28, 2013

Your ordinary marijuana smoking session results in 20 to 40 times the legal driving limit.Implementing the new marijuana law has been controversial as well as confusing for law enforcement on local and federal levels.While possession of up to one ounce of marijuana is now legal, it is still illegal to gro...

Know your rights

Know your rights

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

October 28, 2013

Don’t let police tactics manipulate you into giving up your constitutional rights.As U.S. citizens we are guaranteed certain rights under the Constitution, rights that all Americans should know. Too often, students at WSU are approached by police officers while on foot, questioned and eventually arres...

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