The Daily Evergreen

Take time to focus on self-care

By making small changes, like taking a moment to relax and drink a comforting beverage or investing in an oil diffuser 
to help you concentrate, you can make a large impact on your school performance or just increase your overall happiness.

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2017

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

Adam Koerner talks about the new plant-based grab-and-go options Friday.

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2017

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 is a way to escape reality and take your mind off stressors. It can be beneficial in curing a mental illness, like depression.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2017

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

College is a prime-time to soak in all the knowledge you can, so become the 
teacher’s pet, and maybe they will save your grade when nothing else can.

JENNIFER LADWIG, Evergreen mint editor

August 23, 2017

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...

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