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Faculty brings Weight Watchers to campus

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Life, Wellness

WSU wants to offer its faculty, staff and students as many options to stay healthy in ways that work for them. One wellness program that helps Cougs lose weight and stay healthy is the Weight Watchers at Work group. The WSU-Pullman branch of this group was started last September and meets on campus...

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Recreation, Showcase, Sports, Wellness

Joy Zornes, her family and the small town of Oakesdale, Washington, have had to deal with the loss of Joy’s closest friend and brother Peter for the past 12 and a half years. To honor him, Joy, her mother Kathy and father Tom have worked as a family to put on the Peter Zornes Memorial Golf Tournament. The...

Encouraging community to stay active during summer

Encouraging community to stay active during summer

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Wellness

Pullman Parks and Recreation offers several opportunities each year for residents to get the experience of running a marathon without having to take months for preparation. Residents are invited to participate in the Walk/Run a Marathon in which they track their progression over the entire month of...

Finding an efficient way to treat blindness

Finding an efficient way to treat blindness

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Life, News, Research, Showcase, Wellness

An assistant professor and a doctorate student at WSU have helped develop a prototype in an effort to make treatment for the two leading causes of blindness in the U.S. less expensive and more effective. Kuen-Ren Chen is the professor and Maher Amer is the doctorate student. Both are aiming to combat...

Homemade beauty items offer solutions

Homemade beauty items offer solutions

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase, Wellness

Billie Coleman had difficulty finding natural products that worked for her acne-prone skin and textured hair. During her research to find solutions that would work for her, the Colfax native found the benefits of natural oil-based recipes. After she was unable to find an affordable option, she decided t...

Crystals can offer spiritual relief

Crystals can offer spiritual relief

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Stones like rose quartz or black onyx are often not recognized as healing stones. SAM’s Apothecary owner Kraig Brown said “healing crystal” is just a fun name given to rocks or minerals. All healing stones have different physical qualities, energies and appearance, Brown said. “They can...

Sound can provide emotional healing

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

It was only recently that sound, as a form of physical healing, made its way into the holistic medicine field. Linda Kingsbury, owner of Moscow’s Spirit Herbs, said sound healing is a broad topic. It can refer to any noise that brings a sense of contentment, like hearing someone saying your name...

Signs, plans for if relationship becomes toxic

Signs, plans for if relationship becomes toxic

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

April 18, 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...

Center wants to help survivors, victims find peace

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

In 1980, survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse finally received a resource center that didn’t require driving several hours to find help. Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse provides those who’ve been impacted by violence or assault with a confidential resource to help them cope with...

Volunteering may be best kept secret to mental health

Volunteering may be best kept secret to mental health

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Most people engage with their community for the sole purpose of offering something back to it, but there is some evidence to suggest this engagement can be a reciprocal process for the volunteer as well. For Kassi Rolin, the student engagement coordinator at the Center for Civic Engagement, the CCE...

Rugged Race caters to fitness trends

Rugged Race caters to fitness trends

BRANDON BJELKE, Evergreen contributor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

As students prepare their final push toward the end of the semester, Pullman community members will gather at WSU to climb walls, flip tires and carry cinder blocks at the third annual Rugged Coug Race. The race, hosted by University Recreation, features a course roughly three miles in length and...

Spring allergies land in Pullman

Spring allergies land in Pullman

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Despite this week’s snowfall, spring officially sprung on March 20. The season can be an exciting time for some people. The weather gets warmer, summer plans and graduation creep closer and flowers and plants of all colors are blooming. However, for other people, the blooming season in Pullman can c...

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