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Local Wiccans take advantage of Hunter’s Moon

Local Wiccans take advantage of Hunter’s Moon

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2018

During this spooky week, you’ll notice the full moon’s impressive size and amber glow. October’s Hunter’s Moon has special meaning for local witches. Halloween developed from an old pagan Celtic holiday celebrating the dead, as many people have learned. But the full moon before Hallows’...

Dealing with chronic pain in college

Dealing with chronic pain in college

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

October 17, 2018

College is hard: as a pre-law student taking 18 credits a semester in the hardest part of my college career, I’m always stressed. I have two papers due every week, I support myself as much as I can with my job, I try to keep my friendships and relationships afloat and of course I deal with family...

Water fasting: Popular solution that won’t work

Water fasting: Popular solution that won’t work

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2018

Eating is a necessary part of each of our lives. For some, the food we eat has become a necessary evil as we fight against sugars, carbohydrates and fats. Intermittent fasting has become a popular solution that dispels all the problems associated with food with one simple solution: not eating food...

Staying classy on a budget: Pesto sauce, flavor power move

Staying classy on a budget: Pesto sauce, flavor power move

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2018

Making a pesto is a pushing and pulling of textures. You can make the sauce rough or smooth by how much cheese or oil you add. What you are having the pesto with will change how you want your sauce. If it’s a pizza, I add less cheese — I do not want the flavor to be overwhelming. If I am throwing...

Card readings can provide context, comfort

Card readings can provide context, comfort

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2018

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 3, 2018

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 3, 2018

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 3, 2018

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 26, 2018

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 26, 2018

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 26, 2018

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 26, 2018

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,...

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