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Palouse promises outdoor adventure

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen columnist

May 1, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

The weather in Pullman this week would make Olaf sing his frozen heart out. Summer is almost here, school is almost over, and many students are already planning their trips home.However, those who will remain in Pullman may have lost all hope of having any fun this summer. But never fear, the Palouse ...

Suiting up post-grad

Bridget Osborne | Evergreen columnist

May 1, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

After balloons fall and caps fly at this year’s graduation ceremony, many graduates will find it difficult to celebrate. Yes, the tests and essays have finally come to an end, but not all students have a job lined up post-graduation.For those stressing about finding a job, here are a few tips to assist...

Show some respect when shacking up

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship

April 29, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

At 11:45 Sunday morning, a friend of mine texted me saying that his roommate’s one-night stand was still hanging around their house. As a seasoned Pullmanite, I was mortified; anyone in their right mind would’ve been long gone by then.Recognizing that one-night stands aren’t the noblest of endeavo...

Three’s company

Three’s company

Abby Student | Evergreen Sex and Relationship Columnist

April 24, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Everything I need to know, I learned in kindergarten.Unfortunately when I entered the dating world, I broke the first rule: share everything. Not to worry, I'm doing pretty well with the whole "don't hit people" thing.A 2004 ABC News poll revealed 14 percent of American adults admitted to having a thr...

Music is losing its splendor

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music reporter

April 22, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

On a coffee date Saturday, One World Cafe’s music stopped playing all of the sudden. My boyfriend and I felt the need to lower our voices, and I began to look around and notice how quiet the room was. A few minutes later, their playlist started up again and it didn’t feel as awkward to resume ou...

Weeding out inspiration

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

April 18, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

The other night I was woken up at 1 a.m. to screaming. I walked outside of my back door and looked into my neighbor’s back yard. No one was hurt, but they were just really stoked about passing a blunt.As I walked outside of my front door this morning the potent smell of ganja filled my nostrils. It ...

Smoking hot: pot may increase libido

Smoking hot: pot may increase libido

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

April 18, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Chocolate, chili peppers, oysters, red wine, and pot are all scientifically proven to get you hot. While each of these come from the earth, my sesame street upbringing forces me to do right by Big Bird and point out the painfully obvious: "One of these doesn't look quite like the others. One of these...

Songs of redemption

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

April 18, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Currently circulating Facebook, a BuzzFeed article with the top-10 creepiest Easter Bunny pictures has had me thinking about traditions. A picture with the Easter Bunny is a common one for many families but thankfully wasn’t a thing with my parents.I was scared enough as it is to sit on Santa’s lap gro...

Switchfoot tour fades west into Spokane

Lance Lijewski | Evergreen Life editor

April 18, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

While in college in Southern California 18 years ago, three guys decided to start an alternative rock band. Since then they’ve gained two members, released nine full-length albums, and won a Grammy.Switchfoot’s most recent project, a documentary film titled “Fading West,” will soon lead the band from s...

Respect musicians, buy records

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

April 17, 2014


Filed under Columns

It’s that time of year again. Birds are singing, Springfest is right around the corner, and the sun is finally kissing our skin. The only things that can make this season more wonderful are fresh records spinning on the turntable.Well good news, folks. Record Store Day (RSD) is Saturday, and I am here...

While my guitar gently weeps

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

April 14, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

News hit the web two weeks ago that alternative artist Arctic Monkeys believe they have “sold out.” We all hear talk about bands selling out. But what does it really mean to do so?Selling out is risking it all for a little taste of the sweet limelight. From Miley Cyrus and Macklemore to Katy Perry ...

International fun with or without mom

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen columnist

April 11, 2014


Filed under Columns

Now is the time of the year many students look forward to. The semester is almost over, the spring sun is shining, and there are a myriad of events happening to conclude the school year.However, nothing excites a person more than spending time with family.Mom’s Weekend begins today, and people are eager for...

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