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Letter from the editor: A journey born from a rival

Letter from the editor: A journey born from a rival

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion

After over three months of grinding through the summer with a limited staff as Editor-in-Chief, I’m ready to put out a paper five days a week while being a full-time college student. But my journey to this position didn’t seem possible nearly three years ago when I had zero interest in going into...

Letter from the editor: ‘That they might be better citizens’

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As I end my term as the Evergreen’s news editor, there’s one last thing I feel I need to address. Now more than ever, news media in the country are under the microscope. Distrust in the news has never been higher in this nation. However, it is important for people to support their local newspapers...

Letter to freshmen: Help us keep you safe

GARY JENKINS, Pullman Police Chief

August 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Wellness

On behalf of the Pullman Police Department, I wish to welcome new and returning WSU students to Pullman! My staff and I are committed to the safety of everyone in our community and we will do whatever we can to provide a safe environment for those living and learning in Pullman. We ask all WSU students...

Letter to freshmen: The start of your journey

KIRK SCHULZ, WSU president

August 10, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Welcome to campus for the beginning of one of the most rewarding and enjoyable years of your life! The next few years promise a wide range of exciting experiences for you as a member of our dynamic campus community. To get your WSU journey off to a rousing start, I encourage you to participate in...

Letter from the editor: find your voice

HANAH GOETZ, Opinion editor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Most of you who are entering WSU are those who are ready to tackle classes and get your degree while having fun on the side. It’s the image we are given for all college experiences — classes, lots of coffee, late nights, an abundance of sweatpants, grueling finals and parties. Here are things...

Letter to freshmen: Welcome to your new home

SAVANNAH ROGERS, ASWSU President

August 10, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To my Cougar Family, it is with great honor that I say, welcome home! Welcome home to the Palouse, to Pullman, to what we call the Promised Land. You are a part of something special and you make this community what it is. Regardless of where you come from, what you are studying, your past or your...

Letter to freshmen: An international welcome

GLENN JOHNSON, Pullman mayor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Welcome to Pullman and Washington State University. And for those of you who already call Pullman home, welcome back!  In a just a few weeks that “welcome” will be expressed in many languages in addition to English! As you entered Pullman along Davis Way, you saw construction underway where a...

Student Rec Center provides a break from stress

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

August 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

College demands levels of performance from students that contribute to feelings commonly equated with collectivism. When your work is evaluated based on criteria developed for where you should be rather than effort, you’ll inevitably wind up feeling inadequate at times. As a political science pre-law...

Reader Reactions | Lisa Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ads

Reader Reactions | Lisa Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ads

July 19, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Clara Oliver: “But it’s OK for Leach to say the stuff he says. Interesting.” Noreen Ryan: “Clearly some people don’t understand branding, trademarks and copyrights. You can’t use the logo without permission.” Daniel Stuart Hoffman: “The university should enforce that consistently...

Football can look toward rugby for safety

Football can look toward rugby for safety

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen opinion editor

July 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The condition of football players has been under contention for years, but not in terms of physical fitness. Instead, the problem lies with the abundance of concussions and the long-term effects that come with them. In 2016 alone, concussion injuries increased by 58 percent, according to ESPN.com....

New affordable housing could be a disaster for Pullman market

New affordable housing could be a disaster for Pullman market

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

July 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Confirmation of plans for the new affordable housing project in Pullman, promoted by the Community Action Center, has had many relishing in its potential. “Our goal at CAC is to help every Whitman County resident improve their ability to be in stable housing and to increase long-term self-sufficiency,”...

Candidates looking to ineffective policies

Candidates looking to ineffective policies

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

July 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With local elections just a stone’s throw away, candidate and former state Sen. Lisa Brown has made a huge splash as the only Democrat to run for the 5th Congressional District seat against incumbent Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers and others for the primary. Brown highlighted sentiments concerning...

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