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Administration must take corruption more seriously

IAN NORLAND, Guest columnist

April 4, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Recently WSU Human Resource Services reached out to employees with their 2018 Employee Engagement Survey. At the end of the survey, they invited employees to address any issues not already probed by the survey itself. I started writing the paragraphs below on my time here at WSU to date and thought...

Reader reactions | Treat freshman like students, not customers

April 3, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to a column calling for better conditions in dorms and an end to the monopoly of housing for first year students. The columnist argues that the costs for dorms are extremely high, especially compared to the typically nicer housing off campus, and takes advantage of incoming students. Charlie Plamond...

Kids should know what they’re protesting

Kids should know what they’re protesting

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

There is such a strength in having a voice. We often underestimate the importance of our voices and how we use them. More and more, people are finding reasons to use their voices to support causes close to their hearts. However, we need to be careful how we lend them to others. Students all over...

Reader Reactions | Satellite Campuses to design mascots

April 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Readers react to sister campuses creating their own mascot. Butch, who is commonly seen as WSU’s mascot, is actually only the mascot for WSU Athletics. Not only do Vancouver, Tri-Cities, Everett, Spokane and Global Campus have to design their own mascot, but the Graduate and Professional Students Associations...

WSU Insider, WSU News merger solves some problems, ignores others

WSU Insider, WSU News merger solves some problems, ignores others

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Wednesday, two major university news outlets merged in an effort to streamline information for all WSU campuses. WSU Insider, a program launched in January, replaced WSU News’ website and daily newsletter. By making an effort to adopt new methods of sharing information with staff and students,...

Students speak out on abortion rights

Students speak out on abortion rights

NICOLE MANZIONE and KEATON ASPELL

March 29, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Women should embrace unique role as mothers, not imitate masculinity By Nicole Manzione A couple years ago I would have considered myself a feminist, but now it doesn’t seem like I’m welcome. This is because the modern feminist movement is incompatible with being a “pro-life” Catholic woman. ...

The Daily Evergreen’s State of the University Address

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

March 29, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

After an hour and a half of talking and answering questions at his State of the University address Tuesday, WSU President Kirk Schulz said surprisingly little. While it would be unfair to expect him to lay out every detail of his plans to address WSU’s financial crisis or ongoing struggles with student...

Men should take control of future with new male birth control

Men should take control of future with new male birth control

ALAINA BEAULAURIER, Evergreen columnist

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A recent study from the University of Washington found that a male birth control pill is safe for daily use. It works as a sperm blocker, using hormones to lower sperm count to a safe level that ensures their partner will not become pregnant. The most recent clinical trial finished positively with...

Social justice needs a diversity of tactics

Social justice needs a diversity of tactics

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen columnist

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

I fail at rallies. I am also a feminist, which makes this issue rather difficult. I’m not good at standing there and screaming, despite being able to do that at a football game. I feel silly. I feel like I’m not being heard like I should. I am an introvert — I have a bubble that no one should...

Don’t vote if you’re uninformed

Don’t vote if you’re uninformed

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen columnist

March 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

With the ASWSU elections completed earlier this month, students all over campus were given a chance to come forward and give their opinion in the form of a vote. There was a large variety of candidates and policies on the ballot, and everyone had a chance to weigh in. However, with so many issues...

Treat freshman like students, not customers

Treat freshman like students, not customers

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

March 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The cost of a residence hall room at WSU is one of the single most overpriced items someone could pay for in Washington. Living in Goldsworthy Hall, or any of the “cheaper” residence halls, costs $1400 per month, while the most expensive on-campus apartments are listed at $636 per month. In...

Reader Reactions | Wanderlust, studying abroad should not just be for wealthy

March 22, 2018


Filed under Guest Commentaries, Opinion

Readers react to a column calling for more accessibility when it comes to traveling, either independently or through study abroad programs. While many college students are passionate about traveling, they are either drowning in debt or trying to afford rent and groceries. Scholarships are offered for...

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