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OPINION: Get rid of the nap pods in the Chinook

These nap pods in the Chinook are an eyesore and aren't used.

ANTHONY TORCHIA, Evergreen columnist

March 6, 2020

A common feature of any tour of the Chinook, whether it be during an ALIVE orientation session or a campus visit, is the Nap Zone, which cost WSU around 40,000 dollars. The Nap Zone is located on the lower level of the Chinook, tucked away in a desolate corner. It features several nap pods lined agains...

OPINION: Give Pullman a Trader Joe’s so we can eat better

OPINION: Give Pullman a Trader Joe's so we can eat better

DANIELLE DENNEHY, Evergreen columnist

March 4, 2020

The conversation surrounding low-quality produce and limited accessibility to good groceries is an ongoing concern for students and the Pullman community. The issue of access to good, healthy food at an affordable price point is not a new topic. Our dining halls and on-campus markets strive to provi...

OPINION: Write your own notes to learn more

Many studies show writing notes is a far better method of studying than typing up notes. Therefore students should write their own notes unless they have other conditions. It will help everyone tremendously.

KATIE LANE, Evergreen columnist

March 4, 2020

It may be easier to whip out a laptop and type notes but taking the time to write is ultimately better. Modern universities rely on technology more and more as years continue to pass. It is safe to say that it is impossible to succeed in college without having a laptop or computer of some kind. P...

OPINION: Research before you try a diet

Move over paleo, these diets don't solve the issue of being a healthier person. Instead focus on foods that are healthier and cutting calorie counts to achieve a healthier lifestyle for yourself.

HALEY BRICKWEDEL, Evergreen columnist

March 2, 2020

There are so many options when looking for a new diet plan. There is keto, vegan, intermediate fasting, vegetarian, paleo, detox or juice cleanse and much more to choose from. These diets are trendy and unhealthy. “Fad diets often lead people to believe that there is a one-size-fits-all diet, and ...

OPINION: CUB should be 24hrs

College students stay up into the late hours of the day, so the CUB should stay open too.

ANTHONY TORCHIA, Evergreen columnist

February 28, 2020

The CUB serves as the primary student union building on campus here at WSU. The CUB itself hosts a dynamic range of offices, meeting places, ballrooms, stores and food vendors. However, none of the businesses inside the CUB, as well as the CUB building itself, are open 24 hours. Making this change happ...

OPINION: Respect all spaces

It is important to feel accepted wherever you go, and multicultural spaces offer options for students who may not be comfortable in other places on campus.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen columnist

February 28, 2020

The Multicultural Student Centers are some of my favorite places on campus. If you have time in between or after classes you can go up to any of the centers on the fourth floor of the CUB and study, talk to people, sleep or do whatever you need to do that’s legal in a public space. But besides t...

OPINION: Switch your major and be happier

While people can be scared about switching majors once in school, it is possible and far less dangerous than it is made out to be. Just do the research first.

ANTHONY TORCHIA, Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2020

WSU students know all too well the issues and social stigma involved with the act of changing majors. Many often view changing majors as a risky process that ultimately adds time and money onto an individual’s college education. In reality, changing majors is a simple and common process for students th...

OPINION: UI must change

OPINION: UI must change

KATIE LANE, Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2020

We love our Vandals to the east. They may be our Chick-fil-A supplier, but they are much more complex than that. The University of Idaho is experiencing their own problems financially that we need to be aware of. These budget cuts are something we should be able to sympathize with, considering we ha...

SATIRE: Stealing from WSU is commonplace everywhere

Time to up your game from just nabbing sauces from the dining halls, go line your pockets!

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2020

Several faculty and staff members were caught embezzling money from WSU by claiming hours that were not actually worked, according to Ernie Madoff, the official spokesman for WSU, home of the overpaid administrative vacation. “We have to send the message that misuse of university funds is never OK,” ...

OPINION: UCORE classes a way to get diverse job skills

The issue with UCORE classes isn't the subject matter, it is how students are presented the information. In reality UCORE can provide a lot of skills that will be applicable to future jobs

DAYANA FAIRCHILD, Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2020

Something that is said time and time again from on campus is, “Why the hell do I have to take this class?” Or, “This is a waste of my time.”   Yup, you guessed it, UCORE classes. Everyone takes them, and almost everyone hates them. So why do we take these dreaded classes other than the ...

OPINION: Stuck between a rock and a parking space

Parking fees are one of the many ways students get nickel-and-dimed, but getting rid of it all together doesn't solve anything

GUS WATERS, Evergreen columnist

February 24, 2020

The raise in parking rates and ticket fees are bad for students, but not raising these fees now will do even more damage to students in the long run. Rates on parking permits, tickets and daily and hourly parking are set to increase by anywhere from 50 cents to $100, WSU Transportation Services w...

OPINION: Think before you adopt a pet in Pullman

It is imperative to understand your living situation before you add a pet into an apartment or dorm room when in college

HALEY BRICKWEDEL, Evergreen columnist

February 24, 2020

Dogs live on average 10-13 years, and cats live from 2-16 years. This means they can become a big part of life, the home and family. But the biggest mistake college students are making is adopting an animal when they are not ready. This can lead to pets being neglected and in need of new homes. ...

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