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Dyeing my leg hair to prove that beauty changes

Dyeing my leg hair to prove that beauty changes

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

October 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

I stopped shaving my legs mid-August as a test to see how long I could get it to grow, how many odd looks I would get and to experience the warm summer breeze through my luxurious leg locks. I wrote about the history of the double standard and was told beauty standards were a way of life I should...

Energetic medicine combines holistic techniques

Energetic medicine combines holistic techniques

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life, Wellness

SAM’s Apothecary in downtown Pullman is, essentially, a folk pharmacy. Owner Kraig Brown sells his products for their unearthly qualities. He believes in energetic healing powers in crystals, essential oils and people. Once a full-time EMT, Brown said he is a healer at heart. His apothecary doubles...

Staying classy on a budget: Dough-verload

Staying classy on a budget: Dough-verload

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

This is a bread that anyone can make. It requires minimal effort and no prior baking experience. When finished, the loaf should have a hard exterior and a fluffy interior. Like most breads, it is best served warm after taking it out of the oven. It is important to use fresh herbs in order to have the...

Free your qi: Elements connect to body

Free your qi: Elements connect to body

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Features, Life, Wellness

In Chinese medicine, your personality can say a lot about your health. In fact, there’s little separation between behavior and body function in this tradition.             There are five elements in Chinese medicine — fire, earth, metal, water and wood — and each one connects to a personali...

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 4, 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 4, 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 28, 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 28, 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 21, 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...

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