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Life at Sea: Asian elephants take a bath

Life at Sea: Asian elephants take a bath

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase

I never thought one day I would run my hands along the rough, wrinkly skin of an elephant. While in Myanmar we visited the Green Hill Valley Elephant Sanctuary just outside of Kalaw. The owners of Green Hill Valley strongly believe in an ethical environment when it comes to their elephants. The sanctuary...

Life at Sea: Seven teams compete for first place

Life at Sea: Seven teams compete for first place

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Each student aboard the MV World Odyssey, another name for the MS Deutschland, is assigned to a sea based on their cabin numbers. Each voyage the ship hosts the Sea Olympics, a full day of competitive events that range from tug of war to a rap battle. The seas that make up our ship’s population are...

Binge on chocolate, cure Valentine’s blues

Binge on chocolate, cure Valentine’s blues

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen columnist

February 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

Being single on Valentine’s Day can feel like walking around with a bull’s-eye on your back. Even grocery stores seem to mock you, with at least one aisle dedicated to Valentine’s Day since New Year’s. But if you can look past the unfriendly reminders of your loneliness, you may find a potential...

Life at Sea: Meet Shuyin, local Chinese merchant

Life at Sea: Meet Shuyin, local Chinese merchant

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

February 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Our tour guide prepared us for the local farmers who would hike along with us in hopes we would buy some of the souvenirs they were selling at the Great Wall. These people make a living off of tourism and I figured I’d buy a thing or two. Once we stepped off the bus we heard someone shouting, “Panda...

Life at Sea: Americans face cultural differences

Life at Sea: Americans face cultural differences

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

All public transit in Japan is meant to be silent. You get in quietly, sit down quietly, wait quietly, get up quietly and leave quietly. That is just the way it is done in Japan, especially when it is rush hour in the subways and hundreds of individuals pack into these tin tubes like sardines. If...

Life at Sea: Learning to love lightning on stormy ocean

Life at Sea: Learning to love lightning on stormy ocean

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Good evening voyagers. This is your captain speaking. I would like to inform you that we will be seeing swells larger than we have ever experienced. But do not be alarmed. You are always safe. Remember, one hand for yourself, and one for the ship.” Lovely. I remember watching shows about deep sea...

Life at Sea: Navigating friendships while on a real ship

Life at Sea: Navigating friendships while on a real ship

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

January 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Living aboard a ship for four months can prove quite a jarring experience when compared to life on land. Semester at Sea, the study abroad program run by Colorado State University, is currently ferrying over five hundred students around the world on the 575-foot-long MV World Odyssey, also known as the...

Gender inequality in sports broadcasting apparent to viewers

Gender inequality in sports broadcasting apparent to viewers

DANIEL PARAMO, Evergreen columnist

October 5, 2017


Filed under Columns, Columns, Sports, Women's

As modern American society has begun to accept and give more attention to female professional and college athletes, there is still an unacceptable amount of stigma for the other side of athletics: the media. While this is not exclusive to sports, the media is strongly dominated by men. Women are extremely...

Take time to focus on self-care

Take time to focus on self-care

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

We’re always told it’s important to take care of ourselves when we go off to college — to remember to eat right, get plenty of sleep and sometimes take a little time for ourselves. But lately I’ve been wondering where to even begin. I think the most important thing about taking care of yourself...

Building routines can improve temperament

Building routines can improve temperament

MELANIE RITTIERODT, Evergreen columnist

August 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Life

Time management in college, and in life, is crucial. No one wants to be late, tired on the job or just plain old crabby, and it is especially hard to maintain a structured schedule right after summer vacation. After late nights of partying, hanging out or binge-watching Netflix, mornings can be a...

A senior sendoff for Cougar grads

CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen life editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Columns, Life

Thousands of seniors are in my shoes: finishing their degree and approaching graduation. Once we cross that stage, thousands of doors open for us.Now for the big question: which one do we take?My fellow Cougar seniors, don’t be afraid. Sorry for the cliché, but we are crossing that bridge between one c...

Cougars, prepare: finals are coming

Cougars, prepare: finals are coming

MARIAH INMAN, CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, AILA IKUSE, LATISHA JENSEN, KATIE KRUSE, and NINA WILLIS

May 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Life

It’s here, Cougars: the dreaded Finals Week, where everyone is high on caffeine and deprived of sleep. But never fear, for The Daily Evergreen life staff is here to offer some tips and moral support for the coming exams. Chloe Grundmeier Evergreen reporter At the end of the semester, everyone is ...

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