The Daily Evergreen

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...

Palouse fair will work to raise mental health awareness

Palouse fair will work to raise mental health awareness

MARCUS STEPHEN COX and MEGHANN FERGUSON

April 4, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

After Palouse community member Lynn Kramer lost a child to suicide, she decided to pursue a way to address mental health problems in the area. Her organization, iBelieve of the Palouse, is partnering with WSU’s Palouse Mental Health Team to offer a Mental Health Resources Fair. The team aims...

Tattoos: How to make informed decision

Tattoos: How to make informed decision

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Getting a tattoo spontaneously — or drunkenly — may seem like a good idea at the time. However, there are some things to think through before committing. Braden Hourigan, manager of Liberty Tattoo in Seattle, said that when getting a tattoo, it’s important the customer be clear with the artist...

Tea can energize, detox body without caffeine

Tea can energize, detox body without caffeine

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen columnist

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

After writing about the potential health benefits of coffee, I decided to look into the potential benefits — or disadvantages — of tea. Unlike coffee, tea doesn’t seem to have as many negative perceptions attached to it; we tend to think of the possible health benefits. Linda Kingsbury, owner...

Stratton Cutting Garden offers spring floral recommendations

Stratton Cutting Garden offers spring floral recommendations

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

For those wishing to get their early flower fix this spring, one Pullman business that will be flower-filled is Stratton Cutting Garden. Jane Stratton, who owns the garden, said daffodils and tulips usually start blooming first. She predicts these flowers will begin to fill her garden at the end of...

Moscow beer yoga classes offer new fitness experience

Moscow beer yoga classes offer new fitness experience

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Beer yoga has many names. Some call it “boga” or “stretch and brew.” But for the owner of the Moscow Brewing Company, Andy Severson, beer yoga is for gathering outside of normal brewing hours to attend an easygoing yoga class. While Severson may eventually include beer drinking in the actual class, ...

Aromatherapy grows in popularity, uses

Aromatherapy grows in popularity, uses

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

The recent popularity of essential oils has landed a wide variety on the shelves of many common drug stores, but it’s important to read up before using aromatic products. Most are made of plant material, though citrus oils use the cold-pressed rind of fruit. This material is first heated, a process...

Decaf coffee contains more benefits

Decaf coffee contains more benefits

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

As many students may have noticed from the long line at the SPARK’s Starbucks, coffee seems to be a popular staple of the average person’s routine. Aside from the locations accepting Cougar Cash, RDA, cash and cards, its convenient location makes it easy for students to fuel their love for coffee....

Barre class hosted at Etsi Bravo

MARCUS STEPHEN COX, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Tomorrow evening, Etsi Bravo and Sanctuary Yoga will team up to host an evening of exercise as Barre at the Bar takes over the downtown area. Barre at the Bar will be taught by longtime fitness instructor Jamie Hunter of Sanctuary Yoga.  Hunter began her career as an exercise instructor in the late...

Pet’s mental health may impact owners

Pet’s mental health may impact owners

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Life, Showcase, Wellness

Dogs get sick with many of the same illnesses that affect people, including mental disorders. A pet’s illness can then cause chaos in an owner’s life. Phyllis Erdman, professor of counseling psychology, was a former chairperson of the American Psychological Association’s Human-Animal Interaction...

Food addiction not recognized as disorder

Food addiction not recognized as disorder

MARCUS STEPHEN COX, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Food addiction has become an increasingly common concern in recent years, but there is still no clear consensus that the condition is a real phenomenon. While some studies have shown that certain foods create some of the same neurological responses as hard drugs, there is no concrete evidence that they...

UREC to consider free parking year-round

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

A tweet from student Allison Osborne on Friday afternoon read “Sooo how many [retweets] to get free parking at the [Student Recreation Center] forever?” ASWSU President Jordan Frost used his own Twitter account to reply that “2,000 [retweets] would send a pretty big message to the UREC committee!” At...

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