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It’s time to stop putting tailgaters over students

It’s time to stop putting tailgaters over students

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

September 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

While WSU is entrenched in a large deficit, seeking profitable revenue sources should be prioritized. However, some of these sources may need a reevaluation because they make life harder for current students and employees. An example of a profitable event WSU hosts is tailgating before fall football...

Allegations have become political tactics

Allegations have become political tactics

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

September 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the court of public opinion, you are convicted of sexual assault the moment allegations are made public. The current political climate in the U.S. is counterproductive to the cultural progression that has moved toward valuing the credibility of all allegations. Pamela Thoma, associate professor...

Pedestrians, drivers should be more aware of surroundings

Pedestrians, drivers should be more aware of surroundings

KRISTIN BULZOMI, Evergreen columnist

September 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A few weeks ago, I was driving to campus from my apartment when I stopped for a pedestrian crossing the road. Moments later, a car rear-ended me. The driver was distracted for a moment and did not notice I had come to a stop, causing the accident. All it took was looking away from the road for split...

Volunteering in Pullman is important, makes strong students

Volunteering in Pullman is important, makes strong students

ERIC SIMPSON, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Volunteering has always been an important part of every community, big or small. It helps bring people closer together and create new connections that otherwise may not have existed. I urge every student at WSU to go out and volunteer within the Pullman or greater Palouse area for at least one hour....

Losing net neutrality hurts economy

Losing net neutrality hurts economy

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Net neutrality used to oversee internet service providers’ control over the content they allowed users to access, but its repeal has created debate over how much of the internet is free. Under net neutrality, the content of the internet is freely accessible and companies must allow unbiased access...

Safe spaces harm resilience, debate

Safe spaces harm resilience, debate

KENDRICK RICHARDSON, Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

If you need to find a place that won’t discriminate against you for wanting to express your controversial beliefs, allow me to sarcastically refer you to a “safe space.” Within the last several years, individuals with non-traditional identities created these zones around many educational campuses....

WSU should make room for Performing Arts, be well-rounded

WSU should make room for Performing Arts, be well-rounded

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As resounding as the blare of stadium speakers can be and as thrilling and intense as it is being a part of a chanting mass, there isn’t anything that can replace the quiet emotion of theater. In 2018, WSU was projected to have a $30 million annual deficit spending, eating into WSU reserves and...

National ban of hard alcohol in fraternities won’t reduce incidents

National ban of hard alcohol in fraternities won’t reduce incidents

GRANT CIUBA, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Restrictions will result in students concealing drinking events, reduce student, university trustThe new ban on hard alcohol at fraternities nationwide won’t stop students from drinking. It’s college — a lot of students are going to want to drink regardless of any new rule. Recently, the North-American...

Falling victim to self-victimization

Falling victim to self-victimization

KENDRICK RICHARDSON, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Economic inequality, workplace discrimination and various cases of institutional racism are said to be among the worst problems facing American minorities today. However, there is one problem we often refuse to talk about that must be addressed. It’s called self-victimization, and it’s ironically...

Editorial Board: Sources from public records deserve benefit of doubt

Editorial Board: Sources from public records deserve benefit of doubt

EDITORIAL BOARD

September 19, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Dismissing the credibility of anonymous sources obtained from public records without understanding why they are unnamed is ignorant. In the investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against former Assistant Athletic Director Jason Gesser, a number of allega­tions were recovered from public...

Diversity makes us stronger, able to communicate with others

Diversity makes us stronger, able to communicate with others

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Sept. 7, Fox News titular host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight” made headlines for asking his audience “how exactly is diversity our strength?” While many Twitter users quickly labeled Carlson a white nationalist, many left facts out of their arguments and berated with angry emotional responses...

Brett Kavanaugh: a necessary nonpartisan

Brett Kavanaugh: a necessary nonpartisan

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

U.S. Supreme Court has continually grown in power because of flagrant disregard to the limitations of the judiciary. The current climate surrounding Brett Kavanaugh, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge and Supreme Court nominee, suggests that he’s only a controversial figure because of bias on...

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