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Birth center offers alternative pregnancy care

Birth center offers alternative pregnancy care

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle, Top-feature, Wellness

Last year, a midwife, a naturopathic doctor and an acupuncturist came together to open The Nest Birth and Wellness Center in a small white house by the Old European. ViviAnne Fischer, a licensed midwife for three years and one of the owners, said she has been in awe of pregnant women since childhood....

Massage maneuvers to use for yourself, friends

Massage maneuvers to use for yourself, friends

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Now that sylly week is over, the real work begins. As your workload increases, you’ll need to step up your relaxation regimen too. Local massage therapists know how to get it done. Aletha Lassiter, massage therapist and owner of Yogatopia at 246 E Main St., talked about the most common problems...

Prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder

Prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder

TATIANA MEAOLE, Evergreen columnist

January 9, 2019


Filed under Columns, Life, Top-feature, Wellness

With frosty school days ahead, depression and anxiety are definitely the last things anyone wants to start the semester with. Seasonal Affective Disorder or, as most recall it, the “winter blues” could impact you. If you know SAD, then this is for you. “As [some people] get into the winter...

Palouse Juice celebrates one year

Palouse Juice celebrates one year

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase, Top-feature, Wellness

Palouse Juice celebrated their one year anniversary on Tuesday and encouraged each customer to enter raffles and win various prizes. The shop gave all proceeds they earned during the event directly to a local non-profit that specializes in environmental hazards. Toni and Zach Salerno-Baird are husband...

Yoga studio to provide free Iyengar-style classes

Yoga studio to provide free Iyengar-style classes

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase, Wellness

The Moscow Yoga Center will provide a free yoga session every Saturday at the beginning of each month, starting Saturday at 11 a.m. As the semester begins, many students might hope to make time in their schedule to become more flexible and centered. Jeri Hudak, the owner of the Moscow Yoga Center,...

Don’t ruin your first week back with a headache

Don’t ruin your first week back with a headache

TATIANA MEAOLE, Evergreen columnist

January 9, 2019


Filed under Columns, Life, Lifestyle, Top-feature, Wellness

There is no better way to celebrate the start of the semester than suffering through a hangover on syllabus week. If you woke up this morning with last night’s great decisions still weighing on you, then I can assure you, there is a chance you are not going to make it through this week with your...

Prepare for this season, Cougs: winter is coming

Prepare for this season, Cougs: winter is coming

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Wellness

Seeing the snow fall on the field during Apple Cup means the cold is here to stay. Preparing for the change in weather can be hard, so how should you prepare? According to the WSU website, 22% of WSU students are out-of-state and international students, meaning some of us aren’t ready for the Eastern...

Staying classy on a college budget: Hummin’ hummus

Staying classy on a college budget: Hummin’ hummus

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Top-feature, Wellness

Life can sometimes feel redundant but I try to break out of the norm by experimenting with different varieties of hummus. My personal favorite to make at home is a roasted red pepper blend. As long as you have all the ingredients, it is pretty hard to go wrong. Be careful not to burn your hands when...

Reflections of a gay man on World AIDS Day

Reflections of a gay man on World AIDS Day

KEVIN DIEMERT, Evergreen columnist

November 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

A year ago today I walked into Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California, a place I loved to visit often. It just so happened to be in the days leading up to World AIDS Day. Hanging between the columns in the nave were original panels from the AIDS memorial quilt first laid on the national mall 30...

Wet socks might cure your cold this flu season

Wet socks might cure your cold this flu season

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

November 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

If you get a cold this winter your doctor can’t treat, you might turn to natural remedies from local naturopaths and herbalists, like sleeping in cold wet socks. Kathleen Ojeda, co-owner of the Nest Birth & Wellness Center in Pullman, said the fundamental differences between naturopathic and...

Decking your halls: college-style

Decking your halls: college-style

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

November 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

Thanksgiving has come and gone, so it’s finally acceptable for those of us who start to celebrate Christmas at the very beginning of November to bring out the stockings, lights and Christmas trees. It’s quite difficult, however, to get into the holiday spirit on a budget in a tiny college apartment,...

Make your friends, family smile with $15 or less

Make your friends, family smile with $15 or less

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

November 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life, Showcase, Wellness

For the most part, we college students aren’t exactly rollin’ in cash. But since snow has already fallen and the giving spirit strikes hot this time of year, there’s a lot you can do with a $10. “I love getting expensive gifts,” freshman zoology major Briana Surfus said. “But those aren’t...

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