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Letter from the Life editor: Giving voice to community

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life

I was probably in second grade when I discovered my love of writing. I grew up with the fictional worlds brought to me in the Harry Potter novels — which I still reread on a regular basis — in addition to The Hunger Games trilogy. As I grew up, I became more fascinated instead with stories from...

How to survive life as a broke college student

How to survive life as a broke college student

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

August 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life

If any experience slaps you with the full force of a reality check, it’s handling college finances. Here in Pullman, the number of student-friendly discounts and secondhand shopping options make saving money much easier, but it’s still common to struggle with keeping money in your bank account....

Beauty of Palouse is worth exploring

Beauty of Palouse is worth exploring

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

August 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Involvement, Life

When I first moved to Pullman from the sprawling city of Las Vegas, Nevada, I realized the constant promise of entertainment I’d grown up around was a bit different here. Pullman offers a wide variety of enjoyable activities but it takes some searching to find them. Both Moscow and Pullman host...

Get involved to make college transition smoother

Get involved to make college transition smoother

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

August 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Transitioning from home life to college isn’t easy. Having to make new friends, living on your own and starting fresh can be challenging. Getting involved on campus is a great way to combat these issues and can provide students with support systems. As a freshman, I decided not to initially join...

Where to get a meal that tastes like home in Pullman

Where to get a meal that tastes like home in Pullman

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

August 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life

Moving away for college means you’re taken away from your mom’s home-cooked meals, your freezer stocked full of frozen delights and your favorite hometown restaurants. Being launched into a new place doesn’t help either — you don’t know the trendy spots and the diamonds in the rough. Dorm...

How to take advantage of your summer break from stress

How to take advantage of your summer break from stress

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

May 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life

Summer vacation can be long and brutal. Time away from friends and hours of lounging around the house doing nothing can become tiring. Many students waste their vacation by simply binge-watching several Netflix originals on the couch rather than truly enjoying themselves. To me, summer is more...

Being painted on canvas

Being painted on canvas

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life

The Pullman ArtWalk is a place for local artists to share their talent with the community. For some artists, the finished product isn’t the artwork and the process of creating the piece is. For these artists, it can be difficult to showcase their art just by putting a few of their pieces up on the...

How to overcome stress during finals

How to overcome stress during finals

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

April 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Finals week: the dreaded time of too many exams, saying goodbye to friends and packing up all belongings to store in a garage until the fall. Surviving this week will be a challenge, but you’ll come out of it a better person with better grades if you follow this advice. I, myself, have not just...

Tips on how to organize, pack for upcoming move-out week

Tips on how to organize, pack for upcoming move-out week

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen columnist

April 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Whether you lived in a dorm, apartment, Greek chapter house or a house near campus this past year, the last week of school has unfortunately approached. With the last few days filled with finals and last-minute moments with friends, packing up your living space can sound like a daunting and tedious...

Signs, plans for if relationship becomes toxic

Signs, plans for if relationship becomes toxic

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

April 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

When we think of unhealthy relationships, our minds almost immediately jump to violence or sexual assault. However, unhealthy relationships don’t have to leave any physical marks to be harmful. Vanessa Corwin, a sexual assault advocate at Alternatives to Violence on the Palouse who works with college...

Life at Sea: Trekking with camels

Life at Sea: Trekking with camels

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

April 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

My feet sank into the soft fine sand of the Sahara Desert in Morocco as we stepped off our bus. I heard the low grumble of a massive caravan of camels and saw over a hundred of them sitting in the sand, illuminated by nothing more than the few flashlights the guides use to find their way around. Heavy...

Life at Sea: Poachers will use social media

Life at Sea: Poachers will use social media

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

April 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

I sat in the back of the safari truck, the shutter of my camera endlessly clicking as we stopped to watch the male southern white rhinoceroses in their environment. This was when our guide asked that we not post pictures of the rhinos, mention the name or the location of the game reserve we saw them...

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