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Celtic punk, party ballads rock St. Patty’s Day playlist

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

March 12, 2014


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Bagpipes, little green men with red beards, parades and a beautiful babe on your arm sounds like a pot of gold sitting at the end of a rainbow. But, what will really bring the luck of the Irish upon you is my St. Patrick’s Day playlist.For a day to celebrate life, be festive and drink, I have strung...

Beef, beer, and ‘Bounty’ prove St. Patty’s Day meal essentials

Beef, beer, and ‘Bounty’ prove St. Patty’s Day meal essentials

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

March 11, 2014


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The best rainbows don’t lead to a pot of grubby, inedible gold. They end with a pot full of corned beef.Even though it’s not historically Irish, this delicious, salt-cured beef dish is a traditional meal for St. Patrick’s Day.Although there was a large amount of cattle raised in Ireland, beef w...

Safety tips for Spring Break

Hannah Ray Lambert | Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2014


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Spring break is still a week away, but many students are already planning for the vacation. Whether you’re traveling to an exotic, sunny location or just going on a road trip with some friends, it’s important to stay safe so you come back to school with only good memories.No matter where you’re ...

Power play in the bedroom

Power play in the bedroom

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

March 7, 2014


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In an effort to explore the non-vanilla side of human sexuality, I devoted my week to talking to the kinkiest I could find. After a week of listening, I have come to two conclusions.The first: WSU has some serious closet freaks who, naturally, wish to remain nameless. The second: while some people re...

A new lease on music

A new lease on music

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

March 7, 2014


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Imagine you’re experiencing the best weekend of your life at a music festival.The final band of the festival just left the stage after playing an encore that the crowd would not stop begging for. You walk back to your campsite knowing you have yet to come down from the exhilaration—the thrill—...

Prepping for the road

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2014


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Someone not famous enough to have their name remembered once said, “It’s all about the journey, not the destination.” Clearly, this person never took a 19-hour car ride from Southern Washington to Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.With a lot of my family in California, I found myself taking part in at least...

Food for the mood

Food for the mood

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Aphrodisiacs are like condiments: they don’t work on their own. A bowl of ketchup won’t pass for tomato soup and gulping chocolate-coated oysters with chili and truffle crumbles will not guarantee a romantic evening. But food does have some interesting connections to human sexuality, and careful attent...

Ask Abby

Ask Abby

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

March 6, 2014


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“My girlfriend is constantly on her phone. I know she isn't cheating or talking to someone else on her phone but it would be nice just to have some quality time without her being on her phone. What should I do to get her to put her phone down and just enjoy time with me?”Sincerely,Second to SiriD...

Quiche reigns king

Quiche reigns king

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

March 4, 2014


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And lo, the dark lord spake: I HUNGER FOR A PIE OF BRUTAL DELICIOUSNESS. A fresh batch of minions was fed into the great fires of the under-realm and 20 to 25 minutes later a pie was summoned. After the dark lord’s purple tongue licked the last crispy crumb from his black lips, he decreed it to be th...

Here comes the sun

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

March 3, 2014


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When skies are blue, your skin begins to soak up the sun, warmth radiates from your soul, the windows are down, you are cruising down Pacific Coast Highway, and the ocean mist is at the tips of your fingers. It’s the best spring break scenario, right?Wrong. One thing is missing: the perfect playlist.S...

Bombay Bicycle Club cycles into indie-rock circuit with new album

Bombay Bicycle Club cycles into indie-rock circuit with new album

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

February 28, 2014


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Sometimes I listen to an album and am completely oblivious of everything going on around me. I feel like everything has melted away, I am in some sort of musical nirvana and it’s just me sitting under a tree floating in a bubble in a galaxy with stars surrounding me everywhere I look.Lately, this ...

Broken up, not broken

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

February 27, 2014


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I remember the first time my mother said the words, “Sometimes love isn’t enough.”Five years after my parent’s split, my mother attempted to explain their breakup as best she could, but as a 10-year-old, my dreams had just been crushed.Walt Disney hadn’t prepared me for this.Like any ‘90s kid...

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