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Free your qi: Chinese medicine could offer good excuse to drink

Free your qi: Chinese medicine could offer good excuse to drink

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

October 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

In traditional Chinese medicine, alcohol isn’t such a bad thing. In fact, it can be a part of treatment for some ailments. So, is it time to bust out the tequila? Chinese medicine practitioners recommend moderation. I recommend a cocktail. You decide. “I’ll never say alcohol is this horrible...

Dyeing my leg hair to prove that beauty changes

Dyeing my leg hair to prove that beauty changes

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

October 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

I stopped shaving my legs mid-August as a test to see how long I could get it to grow, how many odd looks I would get and to experience the warm summer breeze through my luxurious leg locks. I wrote about the history of the double standard and was told beauty standards were a way of life I should...

Self-taught Colfax artist uses art as therapy

Self-taught Colfax artist uses art as therapy

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Colfax saw the return of one of its hometown artists Robin Stanard from 1-3 p.m. Saturday with a reception at the Whitman County Library. Stanard had enough space to set up each of his colorful oil paintings around the two large, open rooms. “It’s a pretty nice facility,” Stanard said. “I...

Co-optastic Carnival recruits founding members, raises money

Co-optastic Carnival recruits founding members, raises money

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Photo of the Week, Top-feature

The Pullman Good Food Co-op threw its first fundraising event, the Co-optastic Carnival, on Friday at Pine Street Plaza. The event featured live music, games, a salad competition and the opportunity to become a member of the co-op. Gaining new members is a primary goal for the budding cooperative...

Purpose Roasters opens doors in Colfax to wide community support

Purpose Roasters opens doors in Colfax to wide community support

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

In small towns, change can be met with adversity, but in the case of Purpose Roasters Coffee Shop the community has accepted it with open arms. Married owners Janelle and Travis Harrison have been roasting their own coffee beans for about 30 years. They started with a popcorn popper and slowly extended...

Recycling not always effective

Recycling not always effective

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Photo of the Week, Top-feature

In Pullman, commingled recycling, also known as single-stream or single-sort, is the common man’s game, but it’s definitely not where the money is made. This brings up questions of how important recycling is, what happens when we recycle something and how do we recycle efficiently? Contamination Up until recently, ...

Washington Squirrel University: Mind the acorns

Washington Squirrel University: Mind the acorns

NICK SANDIFER, Evergreen cartoonist

September 27, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Washington Squirrel University

Indian Students’ Association reveals new logo

Indian Students’ Association reveals new logo

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

The Indian Student Association is one of the largest and most diverse international groups on campus with over 150 Indian stu­dents of all different Indian cultures. They unveiled a new logo to better represent themselves through colors and culture. ISA’s IT and Communications Chair Vishnutej Ellur,...

Co-op to host fundraising carnival

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Community, Involvement, Life

The Pullman Good Food Co-op will begin public fundraising to bring the co-op to fruition Friday with its Co-optastic Carnival. This will be the first chance for community members and students to purchase co-op memberships. Co-op Board President Destiny Sternod said she believes any time a community...

Energetic medicine combines holistic techniques

Energetic medicine combines holistic techniques

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life, Wellness

SAM’s Apothecary in downtown Pullman is, essentially, a folk pharmacy. Owner Kraig Brown sells his products for their unearthly qualities. He believes in energetic healing powers in crystals, essential oils and people. Once a full-time EMT, Brown said he is a healer at heart. His apothecary doubles...

Staying classy on a budget: Dough-verload

Staying classy on a budget: Dough-verload

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

This is a bread that anyone can make. It requires minimal effort and no prior baking experience. When finished, the loaf should have a hard exterior and a fluffy interior. Like most breads, it is best served warm after taking it out of the oven. It is important to use fresh herbs in order to have the...

Free your qi: Elements connect to body

Free your qi: Elements connect to body

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Features, Life, Wellness

In Chinese medicine, your personality can say a lot about your health. In fact, there’s little separation between behavior and body function in this tradition.             There are five elements in Chinese medicine — fire, earth, metal, water and wood — and each one connects to a personali...

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