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 By Editorial Roundtable    Opinion    November 15, 2012

Pot legalization leaves questions unanswered

Leave it to a progressive state like Washington to do something that bucks the system. Last week voters passed a referendum granting same-sex marriages, becoming one of three states to do so by popular vote. Not to be out done, but less heralded at...

 By Editorial Roundtable    Opinion    November 1, 2012

So just what have the debates accomplished?

After a month where tens of millions of citizens have watched a series of debates, what has been accomplished in the race for president? These events were presented in a number of different formats and designed to shed new light on the candidates’...

 By Editorial Roundtable    Opinion    October 26, 2012

Charters may push public schools to reform the hard way

There’s a lot of uncertainty surrounding I-1240, the initiative on next month’s ballot to create public charter schools in Washington. For those living in the world of public K-12—and there are a lot of them in our community—it could signal...

 By Editorial Roundtable    Opinion    October 18, 2012

EWU’s Gateway Project is a positive change for Cheney

With an electric Homecoming atmosphere in Cheney flowing from both Cheney High School and Eastern Washington University, October could someday be even more exciting with the addition of the Gateway Project at Roos Field. The EWU homecoming parade,...

 By Editorial Roundtable    Opinion    October 11, 2012

Birth control, or lack thereof, affects everyone regardless of beliefs

The results of a study conducted 2008-2010 and released last Thursday concluded that free birth control led to lower rates of abortion and teen births among low-income women in St. Louis, Mo. The project tracked more than 9,000 women, many of them...