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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 24, 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 10, 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 27, 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...

Letter from the Life editor: quit being fake, assert your humanity

Letter from the Life editor: quit being fake, assert your humanity

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

March 25, 2019

Last night, I went to a formal for a sorority, which I can best describe as an elaborate mating ritual with a low return rate, like prom. Besides dancing, the most fun and wonderful part of formal in my opinion is getting together with other women to talk about how successfully we modified our bodies. After...

Letter from the Life editor: Enjoy burnt landscape by Snake River this spring

Letter from the Life editor: Enjoy burnt landscape by Snake River this spring

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

March 22, 2019

Before work today, I squeezed in a trip to the Snake River with my three dogs. Our little adventure made me want to write about beauty in nature's messiness. But I didn’t have time to sit down and type before work, so I thought about what I’d write and recorded myself talking on the drive home,...

Letter from the Life editor: Appreciating the humanity of journalism

Letter from the Life editor: Appreciating the humanity of journalism

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

March 18, 2019

Over spring break I had the opportunity to get back to interviewing and writing. I haven’t had the time to report while I’ve been running this section. I couldn’t have been happier. I can barely believe this job exists. I’m studying psychology because I wanted to become a therapist. I think c...

Address your pains with chiropractic care

Address your pains with chiropractic care

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen columnist

March 6, 2019

Students should take advantage of chiropractic services to help ease body pain. Shane Carnahan, owner and chiropractor for Carnahan Chiropractic, has run his Pullman general practice for 12 years, and for the last two he’s incorporated nutrition into it. Carnahan said the main issues people have...

WSU Canadian ice climb trip challenges students

WSU Canadian ice climb trip challenges students

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

March 4, 2019

The first time I noticed my fear of heights, I was helping my dad put up Christmas lights around our house. We walked along the roof, and as I leaned over the two-story edge, I felt my knees shake and my stomach drop. A wave of anxiety came over me, and I refused to hang the lights over that section...

Coffee shop to host Harry Potter party

Coffee shop to host Harry Potter party

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2019

Pups and Cups Cafe will hold its third annual Tri-Wizard Tournament tomorrow, and owners welcome all to “Slyther-in” to the event. The Harry Potter-themed event will feature a costume contest, trivia and house-made “butterbeer.” Steven Mislosky, general manager of Pups and Cups Cafe, will...

Prep for midterms with hippie self-care staples

Prep for midterms with hippie self-care staples

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen columnist

February 27, 2019

As midterms roll in, it is important to stay relaxed and take time for yourself. Kraig “Sam” Brown, owner of SAM’s Apothecary, offered helpful tips on how to unwind while in the middle of the overwhelming exam days. “Any form of energy work is great to help relax,” Brown said. “Whether...

Makeup works to express, not deceive

Makeup works to express, not deceive

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columist

February 22, 2019

Makeup offers a creative outlet for millions around the globe, and thousands around campus. Some wear mascara and concealer to feel more awake. Others spend time painting their eyelids brilliant shades as a form of self-care. “I love full glam. It’s fun and if I look good, I’ll feel good,”...

Locals say Pullman acts as hippie haven

Locals say Pullman acts as hippie haven

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2019

Stereotypes paint Washington as liberal on the west side and conservative on the east side. Pullman seems to defy this expectation of the eastern side of the mountains. Some prominent community members let their hippie side run free. They show their passion for the spiritual and natural approach to...

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