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Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

The key to good gnocchi is having the correct texture. Make sure you do not add too much flour but don’t stress about the rest of it. It is fairly simple to make. I would say potato gnocchi is the perfect breakup dinner or a lovely way to impress that special person on your first date. One or the other. Serving...

Cook your food, raw veganism is too hard

Cook your food, raw veganism is too hard

HALLE LONG, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

“Are you crazy?” I got this sentiment more than once when I told my friends I was trying a raw vegan diet, and if I’m being honest, I also thought this more than once during my week of raw veganism. Curious as to what the hype was about and interested in how my body would react, I experimented...

Free your qi: Finding root cause for bad energy

Free your qi: Finding root cause for bad energy

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

Have you ever wondered what qi — pronounced like ‘chi’ — really is? Qi is a central concept in traditional Chinese medicine. According to this philosophy, qi is one of many types of energy. When this energy is depleted, overactive or somehow unbalanced in parts of the body, it causes ailments. So,...

Taking down patriarchy one unshaven leg at a time

Taking down patriarchy one unshaven leg at a time

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

Ladies, you haven’t lived until you’ve felt the warm summer breeze through your luscious leg hair. Men won’t tell you how great it is but I will: it’s fantastic. “I don’t even know when I shaved my legs the last time, but I have that type of mentality,” said Carol Salusso, a professor...

Quick ways to add flavor to cheap meals

Quick ways to add flavor to cheap meals

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life, Showcase, Wellness

On a tight schedule and tight budget, students make a lot of simple meals on the go. If sandwiches, pasta and microwavable food are staples of your diet, you might be wondering how you could quickly — and cheaply — enhance your meals. Energized mac and cheese What can you do to add some swee...

Doable health habits most students can afford

Doable health habits most students can afford

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

We’ve all heard that living a healthy lifestyle saves you money in the end. “Investing in your health today will prevent medical expenses tomorrow,” say chimer-inners. But is that practical? How can you invest in yourself when it feels like you have no time and even less money? Answer: Do what you can ...

Cracking down on great coconut oil debate, sort of

Cracking down on great coconut oil debate, sort of

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

Coconut oil is fantastic. It’s a superfood full of fatty acids that can promote fat loss, better brain function and longer life, according to heathline.com. The healthy saturated fats in coconut oil decrease the chance of heart attack and other cholesterol-related illnesses, according to the Huffington...

Avoid midterm stress by setting good habits this week

Avoid midterm stress by setting good habits this week

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

August 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

Physical and mental health take maintenance, and too often college students wait for an emergency to take care of themselves. All of us need exercise, rest and medical attention to stay happy and healthy — before we start to suffer. People say prevention is the best form of medicine. If you’re...

Letter from the Life editor: Giving voice to community

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life

I was probably in second grade when I discovered my love of writing. I grew up with the fictional worlds brought to me in the Harry Potter novels — which I still reread on a regular basis — in addition to The Hunger Games trilogy. As I grew up, I became more fascinated instead with stories from...

How to survive life as a broke college student

How to survive life as a broke college student

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

August 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life

If any experience slaps you with the full force of a reality check, it’s handling college finances. Here in Pullman, the number of student-friendly discounts and secondhand shopping options make saving money much easier, but it’s still common to struggle with keeping money in your bank account....

Beauty of Palouse is worth exploring

Beauty of Palouse is worth exploring

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

August 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Involvement, Life

When I first moved to Pullman from the sprawling city of Las Vegas, Nevada, I realized the constant promise of entertainment I’d grown up around was a bit different here. Pullman offers a wide variety of enjoyable activities but it takes some searching to find them. Both Moscow and Pullman host...

Get involved to make college transition smoother

Get involved to make college transition smoother

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

August 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Transitioning from home life to college isn’t easy. Having to make new friends, living on your own and starting fresh can be challenging. Getting involved on campus is a great way to combat these issues and can provide students with support systems. As a freshman, I decided not to initially join...

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