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Next year, try spending Thanksgiving in your own company for a change.

Ask Life: How to spend Thanksgiving alone?

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen columnist November 28, 2023

Dear Life Section, I did not go home for Thanksgiving and was alone in Pullman. Since all my friends went out of town, I did not know what to do here alone to celebrate. Some places on campus reduced...

Eat food, spend time with loved ones or take the time to rest.

Ask Life: How to spend Thanksgiving with friends?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Copy Chief November 14, 2023

Dear Life Section, I’m not going home for Thanksgiving, and I’m not sure what to do! I have a couple of friends who are staying in town, but most people I know are leaving. The friends who are...

In lieu of a main dish, try making a side for your friends.

Ask Life: What to bring to a Friendsgiving potluck?

TAHSSYA AVANT, Evergreen columnist November 9, 2023

Dear Life Section, I need ideas. My friends invited me to a Friendsgiving potluck next week, but I am not sure what to bring. I live in an off-campus apartment with a small, shared kitchen and I do...

Not all horror movies are too scary to watch.

Ask Life: Horror movies for scaredy cats?

PARKER R. SCHAFER, Evergreen columnist October 30, 2023

Dear Life Section, I am in desperate need of help. Many of my friends want to watch scary movies on Halloween, but I am terrified of horror movies. I am not sure what to do, but I cannot sit through...

There are Halloween costume options for even the most unprepared this spooky season.

Ask Life: What to do for Halloween last minute?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Copy Chief October 23, 2023

Dear Life Section, I completely forgot Halloween was coming up this next week, and now I have no plans and no costume. I do not want to miss out on all the fun, but I also do not know what to do...

A tennis player readying themself to hit an incoming ball.

Ask Life: How to improve tennis skills? How does tennis scoring work?

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter October 9, 2023

Dear Life Section, I love tennis. I do not play competitively, so scoring is often confusing. Could you provide some explanations? Also, some advice to up my game would be appreciated. Thanks! Sincerely, Tennis...

Check out local libraries, used bookstores and more.

Ask Life: Where to find cheap books?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Copy Chief October 2, 2023

Dear Life Section, I love to read. Like, all the time. But books are so expensive. I look at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and so many other bookstores, and everything is so expensive. Not only that,...

You can try journaling, yoga and more.

Ask Life: Are there alternatives to therapy?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Copy Chief September 25, 2023

Dear Life Section, I need help with my mental health, but therapy is not an option for me anymore. I have tried time and time again to see a therapist at multiple different places, but it just has not...

There are several gyms around Pullman you can try out.

Ask Life: Where to work out locally?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Copy Chief September 19, 2023

Dear Life Section, I have been meaning to get into going to the gym lately, but I am not entirely sure where to go or what Pullman has to offer. I am not entirely sure what I want to get out of going...

Start your job search with a resume.

Ask Life: How to apply for jobs during senior year?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Copy Chief September 11, 2023

Dear Life Section, I just started my senior year, and I am starting to worry about a job after I graduate. I do not know where to start in my job search, and I do not even think my resume looks that...

Consider plushies, an air freshener or other add-ons.

Ask Life: How to improve my car aesthetically and practically?

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter September 6, 2023

Dear Life Section, How can I spruce up my car, both for my friends and myself? I would like my ride to be more impressive while retaining functionality. Sincerely, Car Fan   Dear Car...

There are many resources available for de-stressing your life.

Ask Life: How to manage a busy schedule?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Copy Chief August 28, 2023

Dear Life Section, I am so busy this semester, and I am not sure how to manage it. I have a full schedule and a part-time job, but I want to maintain a social life alongside that. But, now that it is...

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