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SATIRE: Online graduation should be on Club Penguin

WSU needs to think about all of the ways online graduation could work

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen Columnist

April 1, 2020

With the coronavirus shutting down universities all over the country, many have had to find alternate means to carry on business. While I’m a big fan of Zoom classes, because I don’t have to put on pants, many other things are not as easily transferred online. For example, college sports have bee...

OPINION: What to get when stockpiling at grocery store

Think before you buy for a disaster, it can save you money and leave you better prepared.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen Columnist

March 30, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads across the United States and the world, we’ve seen a massive rise in the stockpiling of emergency preparedness gear. While some of these runs on supplies may seem a little silly to an outside observer, they stem from the very real desire to be prepared for a national emergen...

OPINION: Don’t judge students for taking longer than four years

If you need to, take time off from school and then come back to it

ANTHONY TORCHIA, Evergreen Columnist

March 30, 2020

An academic “victory lap” is the term used to describe the situation where a collegiate student takes additional terms of study beyond the typical four years that undergraduates spend at university. This action often is met with negative sentiments and students that take additional terms are ...

OPINION: Sex ed must be taught earlier

While school districts can choose what to teach, educating people earlier will help stop sex crimes.

GUS WATERS, Evergreen Columnist

March 27, 2020

The recent comprehensive sex education bill passed by the Washington state legislature mandating that public schools follow eight guidelines protects both family values and promotes sexual safety. The bill will make children and teenagers safer in a world where sexual assault overwhelmingly affects ...

OPINION: Make WSU put museum exhibits online

With so many interesting pieces of art on campus, put them online so students can still view them.

HALEY BRICKWEDEL, Evergreen Columnist

March 26, 2020

The Washington State University campus offers everything a student could ask for, from food to education. However, there are museums on campus that are underutilized. With COVID-19 going around, the museums will be closed. However, once campus is reopened, take some time to appreciate the museums that aren...

OPINION: WSU’s party rep must change

DAYANA FAIRCHILD, Evergreen columnist

March 25, 2020

In 2002 Playboy magazine published a list of top party schools, WSU took 18th place on the list. In 2009, we rose up to 16th place on Playboy's list. So maybe that's where it started, or perhaps the reputation goes back even further. But WSU's reputation for being a party school still stands stro...

OPINION: Take a PE class

While we may have to be inside now, taking a PE class next semester would be a great way to stay healthy while at school

ANTHONY TORCHIA, Evergreen columnist

March 25, 2020

For many students at WSU, getting a healthy amount of exercise is often difficult. While there are multiple recreational facilities located on campus, such as the UREC and Chinook Student Center, many students still struggle to fit exercise into their significantly busy schedules. However, WSU offers a w...

ED BOARD: Evergreen goes digital, weekly print

ED BOARD: Evergreen goes digital, weekly print


March 23, 2020

Following the COVID-19 state outbreak, which recently affected a resident in Whitman County, the editorial board at The Daily Evergreen has decided to switch to a weekly print newspaper while maintaining daily coverage on our website, News will continue to publish stories five ...

OPINION: Public party affiliation was implemented badly

While it is important to have your party affiliation to be public, the way it was implemented was questionable

GUS WATERS, Evergreen columnist

March 23, 2020

Washington State should maintain the public status of voter party affiliation for its presidential primaries because it creates a transparent and competitive political process. Will Casey, communications director of the Washington State Democratic Party, said the 2020 presidential primary in Washington ...

OPINION: Student’s should use the I-Corps to help start businesses

Cougs help cougs, this also occurs in the realm of business as well. The I-Corps allows students to start their businesses now

NICOLAS ARGON, Evergreen columnist

March 23, 2020

Pullman needs more entrepreneurs. Individuals confident in burdening the risk of their venture for the value it creates. The Innovation Corps program is the best way that students with no business background can kickstart their business career. I-Corps is a National Science Foundation program mean...

OPINION: Feel comfortable to share your emotions

Your brain deals with a lot. Just because you're having a bad time doesn't mean you should bottle it up. Talk to your friends and loved ones to live a happier life.

HALEY BRICKWEDEL, Evergreen Columnist

March 13, 2020

Fear, anger, sadness, joy, disgust, surprise and trust are all emotions felt, sometimes daily. Expressing these emotions is easier than pushing them away or down. At the end of the day, the emotions are still there when they are not dealt with. “Emotions are fabulous teachers,” said Isabel Gai...

OPINION: Pullman is not as safe as it seems

Be vigilant, Pullman's low crime rate does not mean this town is completely safe. Understand the social situations you are in and know the risks

DANIELLE DENNEHY, Evergreen columnist

March 13, 2020

I remember looking at the brochure for WSU Pullman in 2018 and reading that it was the third safest college town in America. There was no need to fact check it because I thought I felt it throughout the campus and the town. And yes, Cougs helping Cougs plays a major role in our community safety. But t...

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