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Letter to freshmen: Welcome to your new home

SAVANNAH ROGERS, ASWSU President

August 9, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To my Cougar Family, it is with great honor that I say, welcome home! Welcome home to the Palouse, to Pullman, to what we call the Promised Land. You are a part of something special and you make this community what it is. Regardless of where you come from, what you are studying, your past or your...

Letter to freshmen: An international welcome

GLENN JOHNSON, Pullman mayor

August 9, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Welcome to Pullman and Washington State University. And for those of you who already call Pullman home, welcome back!  In a just a few weeks that “welcome” will be expressed in many languages in addition to English! As you entered Pullman along Davis Way, you saw construction underway where a...

Student Rec Center provides a break from stress

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

August 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

College demands levels of performance from students that contribute to feelings commonly equated with collectivism. When your work is evaluated based on criteria developed for where you should be rather than effort, you’ll inevitably wind up feeling inadequate at times. As a political science pre-law...

Reader Reactions | Lisa Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ads

Reader Reactions | Lisa Brown removes WSU logo from campaign ads

July 18, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Clara Oliver: “But it’s OK for Leach to say the stuff he says. Interesting.” Noreen Ryan: “Clearly some people don’t understand branding, trademarks and copyrights. You can’t use the logo without permission.” Daniel Stuart Hoffman: “The university should enforce that consistently...

Football can look toward rugby for safety

Football can look toward rugby for safety

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen opinion editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The condition of football players has been under contention for years, but not in terms of physical fitness. Instead, the problem lies with the abundance of concussions and the long-term effects that come with them. In 2016 alone, concussion injuries increased by 58 percent, according to ESPN.com....

New affordable housing could be a disaster for Pullman market

New affordable housing could be a disaster for Pullman market

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

July 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Confirmation of plans for the new affordable housing project in Pullman, promoted by the Community Action Center, has had many relishing in its potential. “Our goal at CAC is to help every Whitman County resident improve their ability to be in stable housing and to increase long-term self-sufficiency,”...

Candidates looking to ineffective policies

Candidates looking to ineffective policies

SAAD NABIL ALI, Evergreen columnist

July 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

With local elections just a stone’s throw away, candidate and former state Sen. Lisa Brown has made a huge splash as the only Democrat to run for the 5th Congressional District seat against incumbent Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers and others for the primary. Brown highlighted sentiments concerning...

Satire: Best advice for Fourth of July fun

Satire: Best advice for Fourth of July fun

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

July 2, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

This Fourth of July we want to give you the best tips for making your celebration the ultimate success. Be sure to hydrate. Ensure you are as drunk as possible. That way you can’t feel the burn of a sparkler the day after and you’ll have an edgy, American-fueled hangover. Enhance your experience. Smoke ...

Reader Reactions | Rally for immigrant rights in Pullman

Reader Reactions | Rally for immigrant rights in Pullman

July 2, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Ras Tanvir: “Legal does not mean moral. Slavery was legal, internment was legal and segregation was legal. The thing about legality is that laws can be changed.” Liz Marston: “Seeking asylum isn’t illegal. You can’t apply for asylum until you arrive. The majority of the immigrants being ...

Letter to the Editor | Dear President Schulz

June 27, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I was disappointed to read, in Timothy Egan’s column in the New York Times on 23 June 2018, that the head football coach at Washington State University, Mike Leach, “tweeted out a video of a 2014 speech by Barack Obama that was altered to make him sound like a one-world-government tyrant.” I sincerely...

Letter to the Editor | Trust issues

June 27, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I am embarrassed to call myself a “Cougar.” Coach Mike Leach has a right to his opinion but he does not have the right to doctor the words of our respected former President, Barack Obama, so that they seem to say just the opposite of what was said. As a representative of the university he must be...

Develop the habit of self-care this summer

Develop the habit of self-care this summer

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen opinion editor

June 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When I was a zookeeper, my biggest issue was the inability to take care of myself. I was falling apart outside of the zoo. I ate terribly, I dressed lazily and I binged Netflix more than I shopped for groceries. I was a mess. But then it started to creep into my work and my health was greatly affected....

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