The Daily Evergreen

Kaepernick does not need football

Former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, center, and two teammates kneel during the national anthem in a game against the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 2 at Levi’s Stadium.

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

May 1, 2017

People view him as either a hero or a degradation to heroes.Colin Kaepernick ventured into the blender of sports and politics in August and, much like the few athletes who have gone there before, he did not come away unscathed.In a preseason game on Aug. 14, Kaepernick made a firm decision to refuse to...

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 of its kind, will likely fail due to the provisions of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 198...

The grumpy old party is inaction in practice

The GOP focuses more on complaining and blaming than implementing valid political reform.

TYLER LAFERRIERE | Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2015

I never thought I would live to see it, but a sitting President of the United States actually compared the opposition to a meme.In case you missed it, President Barack Obama at the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership Forum likened the Republican Party politicians to Grumpy Cat.“It does mak...

Cross-generational integration

Incorporating people of various ages in a shared atmosphere is an alternative approach to both education and care for senior citizens.

PHILIP GROSSENBACHER | Evergreen columnist

October 29, 2015

Amazing things happen when you put preschoolers inside a nursing home. Since the release of a video of preschoolers playing with elderly men and women in an “intergenerational learning center,” the idea has gone viral.As adorable as the video is, the topics addressed by filmmaker Evan Briggs are...

Kill or be Killed

Top trophy hunting countries in Africa based on proportion of hunters visiting. Regulating animal populations through trophy hunting is necessary for the well-being of human lives.

Philip Grossenbacher | Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2015

Kill or be killed: that’s the reality for many families in villages in the African country of Botswana in the two years following the illegalization of trophy hunting.Animals such as lions and elephants have been allowed to run rampant, taking their toll on the livelihood of some of the poorest com...

antiques

 Much of the decor Charleen and John Mullen use in their home in Mariposa, California, are items they found at second hand stores, junk shops, yard sales, antique shops or salvaged by John, a contractor.

John Walker | MCT Campus

March 6, 2015

 Much of the decor Charleen and John Mullen use in their home in Mariposa, California, are items they found at second hand stores, junk shops, yard sales, antique shops or salvaged by John, a contractor....

Waiting to say “I do”

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Christina Theel| Evergreen Columnist

January 22, 2015

According to a Pew Research Center (PRC) study last year, the Millennial generation is waiting to say their “I do's” longer than previous generations.Only 26 percent of our generation is married. When they were the age that Millennials are now, 36 percent of Generation X, 48 percent of Baby Boome...

Tracking butterflies with convicts: A WSU research story

Two monarch butterflies feed on a Blazing Star plant at the USDA Forest Service's Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois, Friday, Sept. 1, 2006.

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2014

Max security prisoners located at the Washington State Penitentiary are setting butterflies free this week.David James, Ph.D., is an entomologist at Washington State University, has inmates volunteering to participate in one of his studies.The inmates recently began releasing the butterflies in the or...

Ask Abby

Overuse of cell phones and digital media can cause disconnection and strife between partners in a relationship.

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

March 6, 2014

“My girlfriend is constantly on her phone. I know she isn't cheating or talking to someone else on her phone but it would be nice just to have some quality time without her being on her phone. What should I do to get her to put her phone down and just enjoy time with me?”Sincerely,Second to SiriD...

Flat meals gain dimension with global pancake variety

Bueberry pancakes with homemade granola for a breakfast recipe that would match the wow factor of a fine dining brunch menu.

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

February 25, 2014

When your brain speed is slower than chilled sap, your stack of assigned reading rivals a tree for height and density, and you’re all out of tucker, then it’s time for pancakes.Pancakes are beloved the world round with regional variations available in almost every country and culture.The Spanish m...

Nutty for granola

Basic Granola is a two-in-one recipe: You can serve it with milk for breakfast or sprinkle it over nonfat yogurt for dessert.

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen columnist

February 18, 2014

People rarely consider what food sounds like.Taste and smell may be the main culinary senses, but don’t underestimate importance of hearing when seeking out a satisfying meal. The bubbling of a pot of stew, the tinkle of ice cubes in a glass, the sizzle of a steak – each of these contributes to your ...

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