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Conservative values historically align with civil rights

Conservative values historically align with civil rights

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Conservatism has always championed civil rights and equal protection under the law. American conservatism has received all sorts of flack following the 2016 U.S. presidential election, leading to many incorrect associations with the ideology. Conservatism is not President Donald Trump, who was affiliated...

Trump chose greed over truth in death of Khashoggi

Trump chose greed over truth in death of Khashoggi

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

If government and media do not support each other, democracy can’t work properly. The issue of media and government should be a straightforward one, but more and more this political climate has led to nothing but confusion. President Donald Trump’s decision to impose minimal sanctions on Saudi...

Greek houses promote unhealthy conformity

Greek houses promote unhealthy conformity

JULIANNA MAGEE, Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Greek houses are a blight on the safety, humanity and critical thinking skills of college students. It’s a system structured around arbitrary exclusion as well as in-group favoritism and has become a trope of the American college experience. “In the Greek system, some conformity pressures might...

Roughing the passer rule hurts football

Roughing the passer rule hurts football

GRANT CIUBA, Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The NFL’s newly-implemented rule about roughing the passer makes it almost impossible for anyone to know what might constitute a penalty and it’s making football worse for the players as well as for the fans. While the new NFL rule provides additional language intended to protect quarterbacks,...

Support growing for Senate republicans

Support growing for Senate republicans

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

October 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Despite the implication of an impending "blue wave" in Congress as a result of partisan smearing, the Senate will likely remain Republican after the midterm election cycle. Twenty-six Democrat and nine Republican seats are up for reelection in November with all 26 Democratic seats held by incumbents...

This isn’t an edible apocalypse

This isn’t an edible apocalypse

KRISTIN BULZOMI, Evergreen columnist

October 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Regulations surrounding marijuana products should be in the hands of their consumers. Instead of shutting down or halting the edible market, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board should still allow the distribution of all edible products and reevaluate any issues with packaging concerns. On...

Get a beneficial Halloween mask to stay healthy

Get a beneficial Halloween mask to stay healthy

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

October 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

There are few experiences more excruciating than suffering through sickness. Through fever, congestion, soreness or a plethora of other perhaps more volatile symptoms, most people living outside of a bubble have had some illness strong enough to incapacitate them for several days. The students and...

Joining WSU political clubs helps restore social civility

Joining WSU political clubs helps restore social civility

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The best way to remedy the lack of civility in political conversations on college campuses is to join clubs that foster constructive dialogue. WSU meets its obligation in facilitating a liberal arts education that exposes and challenges students to new ideas. Our responsibility as students and intellect...

Memes can help people cope

Memes can help people cope

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Twitter is filling faster and faster with relatable, low-hanging memes about depression, mental illness and suicide. Frankly, it’s getting tough to wade through all that garbage just to get to good content. The weird thing is while I can relate to them, I never find them genuinely funny. Thanks...

Abortion rights affect us all

Abortion rights affect us all

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Abortion should be legal and accessible for all women in all circumstances. While technically a growing fetus is not part of a woman’s body, the changes her body endures are and the effects of a woman carrying a baby to term affect everyone. In today’s political climate, abortion is one of the...

Self-awareness alone isn’t as valuable as you think

Self-awareness alone isn’t as valuable as you think

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen colunmist

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Being self-aware doesn’t immediately make you funny and it is rarely positive to be only self-aware. The ability for something to understand that it is conscious is called sentience. So far, we are the only sentient creatures on this planet. That makes us special. It means we can grasp our own thoughts...

Weight Watchers, wellness companies are based on lies

Weight Watchers, wellness companies are based on lies

KRISTIN BULZOMI, Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Weight Watchers rebranded itself in September, as WW and announced it would become a wellness and weight loss company. Besides updating some features and integrating well-known meditation app Headspace, this rebrand does not actually do anything meaningful to change Weight Watchers or fix the program’s...

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