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Alternative music fix provided by Gyros

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

February 4, 2014


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Who doesn’t like live music? For me, live music is my life line. Having just transferred to WSU last semester, I didn’t realize there was actually a music scene in the Palouse.For a year I lived from show to show, literally couch-surfing around different artists’ houses in Seattle. So to those...

An elementary love

Catherine Kruse | The Daily Evergreen

February 3, 2014


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What do Scooby-Doo, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Hello Kitty have in common?Yes, they’re all cartoons. But for many of us, they were some of our favorite Valentine’s Day card themes in elementary school.Valentine’s Day is notorious for taking over the month of February. Originally, the holiday existed to celebrate a s...

Represent the 12th Man

Represent the 12th Man

Catherine Kruse | Daily Evergreen

January 31, 2014


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Blue, green and silver football jerseys have taken over the nation, especially in the Seattle area. No surprise, considering the Seahawks are battling the Broncos at the Super Bowl this weekend.Whether you’re going to the game, watching it on TV, or listening to it on the radio, there’s no excuse for not gearing...

Good body image carries weight in the bedroom

Good body image carries weight in the bedroom

Abby Student | Evergreen relationship columnist

January 30, 2014


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I have never seen my grandmother wear makeup.Sixty-five years ago, my grandfather told her that she didn’t need to wear it because she was already beautiful. Since then, she hasn’t.Naturally, as they began to build their family, her hips widened and her weight fluctuated. My grandfather always reminded her that he would love ...

Failing in the kitchen: the key to culinary success

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food reporter

January 28, 2014


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There is no defeat as bitter as failed cooking. After drooling over beguiling recipe photos, spending precious money on special ingredients, and dedicating time and life-force to creating a meal, something went wrong and you are left with an inedible monster.After shamefully scraping the remains of ...

Be selective when picking a partner

Abby Student | Evergreen Relationship Columnist

January 23, 2014


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I once received a piece of advice that I’ll never forget.During an interview I asked my interviewer whether I should narrow my job search within my field or try several careers in communication.She replied, “Finding out what you don’t want to do is the best way to find your way to what you want. ...

Six steps to six-pack fitness

Hannah Lambert | Evergreen columnist

January 23, 2014


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Between classes, clubs, socializing, and work, nobody has the time or energy to do anything other than flop down on the couch with a jar of Nutella and watch three seasons of a favorite show on Netflix. With January almost over, many who vowed to get fit in 2014 are faced with the realization that they h...

Crêpes keep it creative

Crêpes keep it creative

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

January 23, 2014


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The word ‘crêpes’ is understandably unsettling to any true-blue, red-blooded American. The word sounds creepy and brings to mind French jazz nut jobs. But a plate of these really thin pancakes is practically irresistible to anyone with a functioning stomach.Thinner than a pancake and tastier than...

Embracing the lost art of a handwritten letter

Catherine Kruse Evergreen columnist

January 16, 2014


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In an age of texting, email, Facebook, and FaceTime, that postcard of the White House still manages to sneak into student mailboxes courtesy of the aunt who visited D.C. for a leisure trip.Writing a letter by hand, slapping a stamp on it and sending it through the post office is often mocked as a foreign and an...

Maintaining fresh, safe sex in the new semester

Abby Student Evergreen sex columnist

January 16, 2014


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As we dive into 2014 with new ideas, plans and goals for ourselves, I urge you to reflect on 2013. I’m talking about the good, the bad, and the sexy.Unlike eating healthier, going to the gym, or being more organized, I have developed some New Year’s resolutions that require nearly no physical ef...

Bad Christmas Gifts

Maxwell Reister Evergreen columnist

January 14, 2014


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Your fingers tear through the wrapping paper like the claws of an eviscerating cougar. Sugarplum dreams of a smartwatch or a Flutterbye Fairy dance through your mind. But the sugarplums become boiled cabbage as you uncover “The Land Before Time XI” VHS or a jar of boiled cabbage. Undesirable gifts ...

Traditional eggnog hits hard

Maxwell Reister Evergreen food columnist

December 9, 2013


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We cherish some odd holiday foods. Seasonal delights include miniature canes of sugary toothpaste, indestructible cakes of fruits and nuts, and spiced frothy egg slime. Eggnog is a weird name for a weird drink containing some weird flecks of history and a lot of eggs.The name ‘eggnog’ emerges from the 170...

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