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Card readings can provide context, comfort

Card readings can provide context, comfort

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

For some people, the word “tarot” can conjure up images of witchy women, crystal balls or demonic power. But tarot readers on the Palouse are far from Satanic. They just want to help. “I get a lot of people thinking tarot is the same as a Ouija board, or they’re like ‘Aren’t you talking...

Staying classy on a budget: Gettin’ saucy

Staying classy on a budget: Gettin’ saucy

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

October 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

Sharing a good tomato sauce is the best way to make up after a fight or show how much you care for someone. You have to be thoughtful when making the sauce. It takes time and love. To get the most depth in your flavor, buy your tomatoes at your local farmers market. You are looking for the largest, most...

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...

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...

How to handle college relationships, from university couples

How to handle college relationships, from university couples

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

To some, a committed relationship can draw up powerful imagery of what they have seen on television or heard on the radio, but what makes a relationship reach those truly special heights? WSU student “D.C.,” who chose to remain anonymous while talking about her three-month long-distance relationship,...

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Wellness

The key to good gnocchi is having the correct texture. Make sure you do not add too much flour but don’t stress about the rest of it. It is fairly simple to make. I would say potato gnocchi is the perfect breakup dinner or a lovely way to impress that special person on your first date. One or the other. Serving...

Cook your food, raw veganism is too hard

Cook your food, raw veganism is too hard

HALLE LONG, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

“Are you crazy?” I got this sentiment more than once when I told my friends I was trying a raw vegan diet, and if I’m being honest, I also thought this more than once during my week of raw veganism. Curious as to what the hype was about and interested in how my body would react, I experimented...

Free your qi: Finding root cause for bad energy

Free your qi: Finding root cause for bad energy

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

Have you ever wondered what qi — pronounced like ‘chi’ — really is? Qi is a central concept in traditional Chinese medicine. According to this philosophy, qi is one of many types of energy. When this energy is depleted, overactive or somehow unbalanced in parts of the body, it causes ailments. So,...

‘I’m so much stronger than I thought I was’

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Wellness

A race that includes swimming for a long distance, immediately jumping onto a bike while still dripping wet and trying to get your legs to work again during a run can put huge amounts of stress on the body. The Palouse Sprint Triathlon welcomed many first-time triathletes and seasoned racers alike to tr...

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