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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

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, Life editor 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...

Allegra Campagna, pictured left, is a fifth-year student. Kara Brown, pictured right, is a third-year student.

Psychology grad students work in infant temperament lab

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief September 23, 2021

WSU clinical psychology graduate students wear many different hats, as they balance student life, teaching, research and clinical work. Fifth-year student Allegra Campagna said she studies maternal...

WSU Fastpitch Club member Sam Shaffer warms up with her teammates.

Students can find community in the great outdoors

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor September 23, 2021

It is well-known that going outside can do wonders for both your physical and mental well-being. Here at WSU, the Outdoor Recreation Center and several student-led clubs have been connecting students with...

The Lane K. Brown Foundation is a local nonprofit that provides resources for those struggling with suicidal ideation. Volunteers and team members are pictured here at the 2019 National Lentil Festival Parade in downtown Pullman.

Resources available for students struggling with mental health

HANNAH BOUCHER, Evergreen reporter September 9, 2021

Sept. 5- 11 marks National Suicide Prevention Week — a time for discussions that bring awareness to suicide prevention and different resources available to students in need. Regardless of their year...

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor January 21, 2021

Students are returning from winter break this year with more mental health issues than normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Aurora Brinkman, clinical psychology graduate student, said she...

If finals has you stressed, this weeks Ask Emma is made just for you.

Ask Emma: I’m stressed about finals

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor December 7, 2020

Dear Emma, I am super stressed for finals weeks — way more stressed than I normally am for finals. I think it’s a combination of online learning and just existing during a global pandemic. My classes...

As students log into Zoom again this week for classes, Emma sheds light on how to maintain momentum to finish out the semester.

Ask Emma: I lost all my motivation

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor November 30, 2020

Dear Emma, I had a really relaxing Thanksgiving break, but now I don’t have the motivation to do my classwork. I lost all the momentum I had going into the break, so now I’m worried about finishing...

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