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Not all that glitters is platinum or gold

By Sam Martinez | Evergreen Music Columnist

February 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

Online streaming success in the music industry can now earn artists the coveted Gold or Platinum status for singles and albums. The way consumers listen to music has changed in recent years, but is this an appropriate adjustment to how we measure quality music?The Recording Industry Association of America ...

The craic with Catherine

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2016


Filed under Columns

Contrary to the stereotypical American belief, the Irish are not all about potatoes.The food experience when abroad is always interesting. I know people who go to foreign countries on vacation and packed snacks or only ever went to McDonald’s when they could find one. Where’s the fun in that? On...

Industry loses a star

By Daniel Anderson | Evergreen food columnist

February 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

In a world comprised of shining stars, few shimmered as bright as Switzerland chef Benoit Violier. But stars do not glow forever, and it seems restaurant stars are burning out daily.Benoit Violier was the head chef of the critically acclaimed Restaurant de l’Hotel de Ville in Lausanne, Switzerland....

This just in: professors are people too

Jennifer Ladwig | Evergreen Relationship Columnist

February 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

College students (myself included) have a nasty habit of not making the most of the classes we take. We have a habit of not going to class and falling asleep in our seats when we do. Or we’re texting and browsing the Internet while the big shots up front do the talking.When you skip out on or check ou...

A riff to remember

Sam Martinez | Evergreen columnist

February 1, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

Writing, for me, as well as music is not a task, but a way of life and an identity. I hope to connect with the music lovers who may read this, and to do that you need to know more than just my name and face.As far back as I can remember, my first real exposure to music was with the rock ‘n’ roll of my...

The craic with Catherine: Clubs abound abroad

The craic with Catherine: Clubs abound abroad

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

You know you’re in Archery Club when you get bruises in strange places on one arm.Every day is a new learning experience and I keep discovering the smallest differences between the National University of Ireland (NUIG) and WSU. This includes but is certainly not limited to the clubs offered at the s...

A college quintessential

A college quintessential

DANIEL ANDERSON | Evergreen food columnist

January 27, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

By Daniel AndersonEvergreen Food ColumnistWhen I decided to write a column honoring National Cheese Lovers’ Day I knew I wanted to write about mac and cheese. But I wasn’t sure about how to make the national holiday personal.I thought all night about how to put more of my personality into mac and ...

Acquaintances and Anxiety

Acquaintances and Anxiety

JEN LADWIG | Evergreen columnist

January 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

On the first day of class, after weeks of minimal brain use, most sympathetic professors review the syllabus. Some less-understanding professors jump right into content. And then there are some professors that hang on to the tried-and-tired high school tradition of forcing students to introduce themselv...

Student life in Ireland: Tea time and weekday parties

CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen columnist

January 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

ever in my life did I think I would have to share a café couch with a pigeon.Since last week was a trial period for me to sit in on classes, this week I finally got to try out my finalized schedule. So far, things seem to be fitting well and I’m not regretting any class choices.Good thing, too. M...

Ireland: worth the ire

Ireland: worth the ire

CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen columnist

January 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

If you think Pullman winters are wet and windy, try living in Ireland. What it lacks in ice, it makes up for in wind and rain.This semester, I decided to study abroad in Galway, Ireland, at the local campus for the National University of Ireland (NUIG). In this column I will share the different experie...

Fast food feng shui

DANIEL ANDERSON | Evergreen food columnist

January 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life

I want you to close your eyes and picture the inside and outside of a McDonald’s restaurant…Ok, I’m sorry I made you do that, but it gets better if you stick with me. McDonald’s is in the process of bringing some heavy overhaul to their brand - and no, I am not talking about a new burger ite...

Facing insecurities head-on

Facing insecurities head-on

ALISA SMITH | Evergreen health and beauty columnist

December 14, 2015


Filed under Columns, Life

Atrip to the doctor is a nerve-wracking situation for a lot of adults; it is usually a result of illness or injury. But for others, a trip to the doctor could mean the difference between loving yourself and living in insecurity.A few weeks ago, I read an article from Cosmopolitan magazine, which talked...

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