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Laptop use should be encouraged in classes

Laptop use should be encouraged in classes

LORIELL LOUANGAMATH, Evergreen columnist

January 10, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

In order to be successful, students need laptops at their convenience to know they are able to interact with the content they’re learning through the best possible means. Many WSU professors unfortunately do not share this view. I plan to go into the tech field and in order to do that you have...

The government shutdown harms federal employees most of all

The government shutdown harms federal employees most of all

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

January 10, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Of the three shutdowns which have occurred over the past ten years, none are as egregious as the one our nation is in today. One such case occurred under President Barack Obama in 2013 due to conflicts regarding the national debt ceiling. The shutdown lasted sixteen days, the Office of Management...

Letter from the editor: Going for trial and error

Letter from the editor: Going for trial and error

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen opinion editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

When I came to the Evergreen, I had no idea what I was supposed to do. Coming into college, in fact, I had no idea how I would spend my time here. Even as I write this letter, I haven’t the slightest idea of how to continue it on past this paragraph. Yet you’re still reading this small spiel...

Juul needs to take responsibility for harmful products

Juul needs to take responsibility for harmful products

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist

January 9, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top-feature

The idea of getting most of the benefits of smoking without the pesky carcinogens and chemicals found in tar appeals to many. This simple idea is the primary driving force behind the meteoric rise in popularity of Juul and other pod-system products. Juul is one of many products that became successful...

Letter from the editor: I am your servant

Letter from the editor: I am your servant

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen editor-in-chief

January 8, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top-feature

My new job as editor-in-chief of The Daily Evergreen is to be in your service. I don’t mean I’m going to be your housekeeper or assistant, but journalism is entirely about serving the readers. That is my main goal as the new EIC this semester. When I began my career at the Evergreen in fall...

Creating better insurance policies for small businesses

Creating better insurance policies for small businesses

AMAR JOSHI, Evergreen columnist

January 8, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Our healthcare system is archaic and inefficient when compared to the rest of the developed world. Costs are exorbitant for medication and procedures, and the government leaves too much of the power with insurance companies. With the Affordable Care Act, some of the problems of small businesses...

Everyone should take mental health seriously

Everyone should take mental health seriously

LORIELL LOUANGAMATH, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Mental health on college campuses is sometimes overlooked, so we need to bring more awareness to this topic to reassure all students that WSU cares about their mental state. Students often deal with the pressure of adult issues while trying to stay on top of school and other organizations or communi...

Stop the vaping epidemic

Stop the vaping epidemic

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The vaping epidemic has spread from adult smokers looking for an alternative to cigarettes all the way down to middle schoolers trying to fit in. Nicotine addiction cannot persist, having already entrenched us in a public health crisis. While a multitude of factors created this situation, the amount...

WSU should expand curriculum to account for future economics

WSU should expand curriculum to account for future economics

KADE RUSSOM, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Do you ever see those ads on the side of your screen, enticing you to click on them with their promises of making you thousands of dollars a day from home? While nine times out of 10 that’s a pyramid scheme — and the other time will see your advertising information stolen — the idea isn’t...

Rediscovering passion for photos, new purpose as journalist

Rediscovering passion for photos, new purpose as journalist

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen photographer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Before I started working at The Daily Evergreen I was losing interest in photography. It was not something I was willing to put effort into anymore. I stopped caring because I had not yet learned how to be a photojournalist. I later grew to love photography because I saw how passionately other Evergreeners...

A bittersweet goodbye

A bittersweet goodbye

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

As I struggle to decide how to start this letter, I am sitting in a place that has been such a crucial part of my time at WSU. The Daily Evergreen newsroom is a place I have come to almost every day since October of my junior year. To know something that has been a part of my life for over a year i...

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