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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The dark and cold winter season can make you lose motivation.

Ask Life: How to deal with seasonal depression?

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor January 30, 2024

Dear Life Section, I am trying to stay on top of classes and my social life, but this weather makes me feel unmotivated, lazy and sad. Do you have any tips for turning that around? Sincerely, Unmotivated...

A WSU player holds up three fingers in honor of Tyler Hilinski, a former WSU quarterback who died by suicide in January 2018.

Hilinski’s Hope continues through love for Tyler

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor September 28, 2023

Trigger warning: This article contains references to suicide. Tyler Hilinski enrolled to play quarterback at WSU in 2015. He played a significant role in the 2017 season when the Cougs went to the Holiday...

You can try journaling, yoga and more.

Ask Life: Are there alternatives to therapy?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief September 26, 2023

Dear Life Section, I need help with my mental health, but therapy is not an option for me anymore. I have tried time and time again to see a therapist at multiple different places, but it just has not...

There are many resources available for de-stressing your life.

Ask Life: How to manage a busy schedule?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief August 29, 2023

Dear Life Section, I am so busy this semester, and I am not sure how to manage it. I have a full schedule and a part-time job, but I want to maintain a social life alongside that. But, now that it is...

You will not be in college for the rest of your life.

Ask Life: How to cope with college loneliness?

GABRIELLE FELICIANO, Evergreen life editor August 22, 2023

Dear Life Section, I am a WSU sophomore starting the year without a single friend on campus. I tried everything to meet people last year — hanging out with my roommate, talking to classmates, joining...

WRAP is a resource for everyone.

WRAP: A local peer support group for mental illness

ANGEL IKUEZE, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2023

Editor's note: This piece has been updated on April 4, 2023, to include more information about WRAP. Wellness, Recovery, Action, Planning. That is what WRAP, a peer support group for mental illness,...

Everyone experiences burnout; you are not alone.

Ask Life: How do I deal with mid-term burnout?

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor March 1, 2023

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen has decided to continue the Ask Emma column under a new name: Ask Life.  Dear Life Section, It’s only mid-way through the semester, but I feel so burnt out...

Sharlisa Davis displays the free gear community members will receive for participating in the Third Annual Mental Health Awareness Walk.

Moscow prepares for annual Mental Health Awareness Walk

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief March 31, 2022

The Latah Alliance on Mental Illness, Latah Recovery Center, Disability Action Center Northwest and 3Forks Bike Shop will host the kickoff to Moscow’s Mental Health Awareness Walk on April 9 from 9:30...

Domestic short-hair Milo comforts sophomore Zahra Keith when she is feeling stressed.

Emotional support animals provide comfort for students living on campus

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor February 7, 2022

Students living on campus may register pets as emotional support animals to help them with their mental health. When a student is able to register for an emotional support animal, the animal is able...

Junior computer science major Cora Hernandez (left) and junior digital technology and culture major Austin Wetzel create watercolor paintings at Cougs for Recovery’s weekly Art Night, Friday, Jan. 28, at the Fine Arts Center.

‘There’s something to be said about knowing you’re not alone’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor February 3, 2022

Jennifer Madison came to WSU with only a coffee cup, a blanket and an internet connection.  She struggled with homelessness and addiction for a few years before applying to WSU. The day she applied,...

Phillip J. Roundtree was the featured speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Community Breakfast. Roundtree discussed his personal relationship with MLK as well as the importance of access to mental health care for communities of color.

‘Black Mental Health Matters’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor January 20, 2022

“Community is what helps sustain us, energetically, as we confront systems of oppression,” guest speaker Phillip J. Roundtree said.   On Saturday Jan. 15, the Latah County Human Rights Task Force...

Everyone expereinces anxiety a little differently, but the right tools can help you manage it.

Multiple faces of mental breakdowns

MIKAYLA FINNERTY, Editor-in-chief September 23, 2021

From a young age, we are told we are unique and special. But when it comes to mental health and breakdowns, the media has a structured template to what mental breakdowns look like. If each person is different...

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