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Family, friends of Sam Martinez commemorate his life one year after death

Sam Martinez was a 19-year-old WSU student. He was empathetic and loyal to those he knew.
EMMA LEDBETTER and LOREN NEGRON November 12, 2020

Fall is a difficult season for Jolayne Houtz and Hector Martinez. On Oct. 3, they celebrated their son Sam Martinez’s 20th birthday, and today marks the first anniversary of his death. “Our family...

Records show WSU fraternity engaged in hazing

Alpha Sigma Phi’s new members were told to consume alcohol quickly in a parking lot near NE Terre View then run to Jack in the Box afterward.
LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2020

Records show that WSU's Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity engaged in hazing during a new member activity in March, which led to its loss of recognition. The fraternity’s hazing violation is noted in the...

OPINION: Pop culture depicts drugs too positively

Drugs and alcohol are portrayed in a positive, fun light in pop culture, but that doesn't tell the whole story.
PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen columnist September 7, 2020

In honor of September being National Recovery Month, I decided to investigate today’s depictions of drug use through pop culture, social media, television and the negative effects of it. Ken Faunce,...

Sprang break drankz: Recipes to explore

At home or in Mexico, the hangover from these drinks is the same. Drink responsibly.
BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen columnist March 11, 2020

Aight kiddos spraaaang breaaaak is right around the corner and you bet we will be getting blasted - be it on beaches (SHOUTOUT TO CORONA BEER BAYBEE), in the desert, on a mountain or just sitting around...

The US should lower the drinking age to 18

To promote a healthier view of alcohol consumption, the US should follow Europe’s example of a younger drinking age. 
RUSSELL BEHRMANN | Evergreen columnist November 19, 2015

A proposed ballot initiative in California that would lower the state’s minimum drinking age to 18 has been cleared to collect signatures and could be voted on by April 2016.The initiative, like most...

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