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A Wasteful Life: Palouse locals advocate for no-plastic life

A Wasteful Life: Palouse locals advocate for no-plastic life

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2019

Alice Ma has used the same eating utensils since 2011.  The WSU dietitian unsheaths a bamboo fork, a spoon, a pair of chopsticks and a knife from the red-and-white vinyl case. It’s the color of her alma mater, the University of Utah, where she first found her passion for sustainable living and ...

Memorial reflects on the world after 9/11, its effects

Memorial reflects on the world after 9/11, its effects

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2019

An Idaho-based organization held a 9/11 Moving Tribute on Sept. 7. This Wednesday marks the 18th anniversary of 9/11, where 2,977 people were killed, and more than 6,000 injured, including 412 emergency workers. With this tragic event, one message has been spread for years: “Never Forget.” Mission43...

WSU helps students be healthy on campus

WSU helps students be healthy on campus

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2019

College students don't exactly have a reputation for eating healthy, but now may be the best time for young adults to consider the lasting impact of their health decisions. That's the philosophy of Alice Ma, a registered dietitian for WSU’s Dining Services. “It’s hard to think when we’re young...

Life editor helps with roommate drama

Life editor helps with roommate drama

ZACH GOFF, Life editor

August 28, 2019

Roommates can be either be the best thing ever or a yearlong nightmare. Regardless, boundaries are essential to maintaining sanity throughout the year. As a former RA, I’ve heard and seen some roommate horror stories. Clean up after yourself The most annoying thing is coming home after a lon...

School of Music introduces new policy

School of Music introduces new policy

ABBY DARR, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2019

The WSU School of Music is implementing a policy change to provide livestreaming of all ensemble, solo and faculty recital performances. Staff and students anticipate the change will let students engage with the musical programs offered through the music school. This is something potential new audiences...

Emotional support animals: What you need to know before moving in

Emotional support animals: What you need to know before moving in

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2019

The support and love animals provide us is not only comforting — for some people, it’s curing. Many people rely on emotional support animals (ESAs) to help with mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress and more. That’s why it can be beneficial to bring your ESA to...

Journalist goes zero waste

Journalist goes zero waste

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

August 18, 2019

If you go to the Compton Union Building for food, you probably get a paper box. Employees unwrap plastic bags of food and once you pay, you get a paper receipt, or it’s thrown in the trash. You grab a plastic fork, maybe a plastic knife, get your paper cup and finish it off with a plastic lid and straw....

Welcome to Life!

Welcome to Life!

ZACHARY GOFF, Evergreen life editor

August 18, 2019

Welcome back Evergreeners! It’s that time of year again. The time to avoid buying your books until it’s absolutely necessary and the impending sleepless nights are upon us. With this new school year comes a new staff for The Daily Evergreen. As it is only polite, let me introduce myself: my...

An expert’s guide to life in Pullman

An expert’s guide to life in Pullman

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 11, 2019

Pullman is one of those great college towns that require some creative thinking in order to make the most of what’s here. If you’re new here, and especially if you’re like me and have more familiarity with a city, it can be hard to see what’s so special about this tiny quintessential university...

Students should vote for artists at Springfest for more enjoyable experience

Students should vote for artists at Springfest for more enjoyable experience

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen columnist

April 23, 2019

With another year of Springfest having come and gone, students are left divided on how the concert went. If you have a strong opinion about it, you should vote. “It’s important for [Student Entertainment Board] in general to appeal to the widest range of students,” said Director of Special Events...

Study finds 20 minutes in nature reduces stress

Study finds 20 minutes in nature reduces stress

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen columnist

April 9, 2019

While it is often talked about in various health programs, infomercials and New Year’s Eve resolutions, research shows going out into nature can actually help your health and mental well-being. In a study published in Frontiers in Psychology called “Urban Nature Experiences Reduce Stress in the ...

Try knitting for your mental health

Try knitting for your mental health

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

March 26, 2019

On March 3, I learned to knit. I bought some cheap knitting needles, a skein of blue yarn and spent an hour struggling with my first row. I didn’t suddenly age 40 years nor decide I wanted to follow in my grandmother’s footsteps. I wanted to treat my depression. I was inspired to pick up the...

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