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Freshmen face training through WSU Housing

Freshmen face training through WSU Housing

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

January 25, 2018


Filed under Housing Guide, Mint

While WSU Housing offers all the benefits students should expect, the organization has other advantages Cougs may not know about. Exercise, anger management therapy and forensic investigation are all part of an extensive training program Housing hosts for first-year students. Housing Director of Outreach...

Designing through emotion

Designing through emotion

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Housing Guide

Color schemes based on desired emotions can make decorating much easier. Concepts students use to create building designs can also be used to decorate an apartment or house. Ashtyn Perlatti, a junior interior design student, said interior designers aren’t taught how to pick out pillows, throws and...

Indoor plants can have health benefits

Indoor plants can have health benefits

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Housing Guide

Bringing nature indoors through house plants and natural light can have an assortment of benefits, from increasing productivity to creating a calmer environment. Graduate interior design student Sharla Thiesen focuses on designing and researching nature-filled medical facilities, said biophilia —...

How to thrive in dorms

How to thrive in dorms

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

January 25, 2018


Filed under Housing Guide

Living in a residence hall can provide many opportunities for students who know how to take advantage of them. Many halls on campus have themes or focuses that are tailored to certain interests and supplement student involvement in the university. Being conscious of these and other unique benefits can...

On-campus housing essentials

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Housing Guide

Moving in and out of student housing can be stressful, but residential education directors say there are ways to make the transition to new living spaces easier. Nhi Tran, RED of Orton and McEachern Halls, said it is important for people to make rooms move-in ready before they leave. “The biggest...

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