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Dining hall chefs widen selections to better accommodate dietary needs

Dining hall chefs widen selections to better accommodate dietary needs

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Life, Wellness

WSU’s Dining Services has recently added to and changed the foods available at dining halls in response to student feedback. Dining Services has created two new customizable food stations. At Northside Cafe, there is now Presto Pizza, a pizza station that allows students to choose from a variety...

CANCELLED: Speaker to talk on the importance of safety awareness

CANCELLED: Speaker to talk on the importance of safety awareness

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Life, Wellness

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled. A safety advocate will present at WSU this week, sharing his story about how accidents can happen to anyone, and to help them avoid his own mistakes. After being electrified by a 200-amp, 12,500-volt power line in a life-altering accident in 1992, Gary No...

Adjusting to small-town culture

Adjusting to small-town culture

SYNDEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Moving away from home is one of the most exciting and terrifying aspects of growing older and attending college. For those packing away their big-city lives and replacing them with a small-town culture, this can be even more difficult. Being raised in a big city means being accustomed to certain...

Daily Grind expands vegan menu

Daily Grind expands vegan menu

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

American eating norms find themselves challenged as veganism and vegetarianism grow in both popular appeal and variety. The Daily Grind quickly caught on to the growth of vegans in Pullman, employee of the coffee bar Jessica Lane said. She said she was enthusiastic about the different selections when...

Research aims to prove animals relieve stress

Research aims to prove animals relieve stress

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Life, Wellness

While many people can attest to the comfort their animal companions bring, science may finally prove their ability to relieve stress. The Pets for Promotion of Academic Life Skills (Pet PALS) research study information session provided information for potential participants in the study. Led by...

Conscious eating on the Palouse

Conscious eating on the Palouse

AILA IKUSE, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Life, Wellness

When students line up at Subway for a quick bite to eat and watch as the toppings are piled on, some are starting to wonder where their food is coming from and how it got there. Samantha Noll, assistant professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs, describes conscious consumerism...

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...

A healthy alternative to fast food

A healthy alternative to fast food

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2017


Filed under Life, Wellness

WSU Dining Services now offers a new form of grab-and-go snacks called Bites, which are available at all the espresso bars and markets on campus. Adam Koerner, assistant director of culinary operations, said the previous options for quick meals and snacks had a longer shelf life than Dining Services...

Reading acts as a form of therapy

Reading acts as a form of therapy

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2017


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

The newest frontier of therapy for mental illness comes in the form of reading books. For bibliophiles like Julie Kmec, professor of sociology, this seems like a no-brainer. “Students are stressed out because there are so many demands on them,” she said. “Demands of their time, demands of...

Take advantage of our best resource: professors

Take advantage of our best resource: professors

JENNIFER LADWIG, Evergreen mint editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Perhaps I’m biased, but freshmen in my classes might be the most annoying thing. And I wouldn’t be surprised if many professors agreed with me. So this is a friendly reminder to all you new Cougs out there who are still in your high school habits. Or, any of you older Cougs who never learned how...