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WSU should help prevent child pornography

WSU should help prevent child pornography

RAMONA KOHLER, Evergreen columnist

April 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Pullman police arrested a WSU employee for uploading child pornography to the internet last Friday. Robert Marshall Long was a research technician in the Institute of Biological Chemistry. His punishment could include up to 10 years in prison and $20,000 in fines, according to the Pullman Police Department...

Letter to the Editor | Column about housing and dining not accurate

Robert Tattershall, Pullman

April 12, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Note: The allegations Tattershall presents in the following letter are being investigated. In response to the inaccurate opinion article in the April 11, 2018 edition of the Evergreen titled “Don’t allow athletics to siphon money from housing, dining,” I’d like to set the record straight. Hous...

Reader Reactions | Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

April 12, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to an article showcasing how the athletics department has contributed to the university’s reserves deficit. The article explains that WSU has spent a significant amount of money on athletics, including a $1 million raise for football Head Coach Mike Leach, but has not necessarily made...

Letter to the editor | Students deserve support in activism

Willie Dickerson, Snohomish

April 12, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Thanks for your editorial supporting high school students’ right to speak up, especially when it involves their safety (“Support students’ decision to speak up” by the Editorial Board, The Daily Evergreen, March 22, 2018). Many seniors can vote because they are often 18, but all students can ...

Solving hate speech requires open discussion

Solving hate speech requires open discussion

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

April 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Hate speech on campus is an issue that should be solved with more speech, not more restrictions. Suppressing unpopular, critical or hateful views is directly opposed to the mission of WSU as an institution that advances knowledge and prepares students for professional life beyond a college campus. WSU,...

Don’t allow athletics to siphon money from housing, dining

Don’t allow athletics to siphon money from housing, dining

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

April 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

EDITOR'S NOTE: Upon publishing this column, the primary source, Robert Tattershall, contacted the editors about misinformation regarding the content and his characterization. The editors are reviewing the recordings of the interview and will take necessary steps to assure the column’s accuracy. If we f...

Consider Trap-Neuter-Return programs to manage feral cats

Consider Trap-Neuter-Return programs to manage feral cats

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s not uncommon for one to see a stray cat wandering the streets of Pullman. A lot of people are happy to see a cat wandering around. They’re generally regarded as nice animals, certainly not anything to be particularly concerned about. One might be hesitant to approach a stray, wary that it...

Let cultures decide ‘appropriation’ themselves

Let cultures decide ‘appropriation’ themselves

ALAINA BEAULAURIER, Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last week, WSU celebrated Islamic Awareness Week with guest speakers, events and support across campus. The Muslim Student Association hosted a variety of functions, ranging from a flower carnival to a movie night. I walked by posters hung all over campus with the featured event “Try on a Scarf...

Media should share stories of victims, not shooters

Media should share stories of victims, not shooters

RAMONA KOHLER, Evergreen columnist

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s only April and there have already been more than a dozen mass shootings this year, according to Gun Violence Archive. More than a dozen times where people’s lives changed drastically within minutes. The media has desensitized society, publicizing the mass shooters as victims when instead, they...

Demand more from your landlords

Demand more from your landlords

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen columnist

April 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s safe to say that college students get crap deals despite all the money we pay. I get it. In a way, many of us are new to independence and we have steep learning curves to go through before we can call ourselves adults. But this does not mean we should live in unsafe environments. We paid...

Deleting Facebook won’t solve anything

Deleting Facebook won’t solve anything

ALAINA BEAULAURIER, Evergreen columnist

April 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

With the hashtag #deletefacebook trending on social media, people around the world are starting to wonder how private their free social media site actually is. Cambridge Analytica, a political data firm, used Facebook user information to aid in President Donald Trump’s run for election. This...

Healthy food should not be a luxury

Healthy food should not be a luxury

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

April 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Food at college dining halls is portrayed as comically bad in movies and TV, but that is not the problem here at WSU. Our dining halls actually produce delicious, nutritious food, but with that comes a hefty price for students. While healthy options are available, the disparity in price between the...

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