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Don’t camp in spooky houses, malevolent spirits will kick you out

The exterior of the abandoned Hamilton House on Saturday in Colfax, Washington, looms in the darkness before Evergreen employees entered. With the intention to stay until the witching hour, the on-scene clairvoyant attempted to ask why the spirits are inhabiting the house. However, the spirits became agitated and the group was driven out of the house.
ZACH GOFF, Evergreen columnist October 30, 2018

The Halloween season started early for Johanna Matthynssens, a junior environmental major at WSU, when she and Mia Giglio, local clairvoyant, hosted a seance at one of Giglio’s favorite abandoned houses...

Letter from the Life editor: 10 Halloween movies you have to see

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor October 30, 2018

Halloween parties aren’t for everyone. Sometimes there’s nothing better than spending the holiday shoveling handfuls of candy into your mouth while nearly sh-tting yourself over horror movies. This...

Halloween dance provides night of varied art styles

HALLE LONG, Evergreen reporter October 30, 2018

The Palouse Dance Society hosted its Halloween Ball Tuesday night at the 1912 Center in Moscow and offered people the opportunity to enjoy a spooky night filled with costumes, music and dance. Though the...

Festive accessories dress up last minute costume ideas

Dark lips and intense eyes add a sense of confusion, making this look an easy way to spook your friends.
CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist October 30, 2018

The scariest part of Halloween is finding the perfect last-minute costume. But have no fear. With a bit of creativity and a few key pieces, anyone can put together something perfect for that last-minute...

Staying classy on a budget: Fettucine days

Fettucine goes well with pesto, tomato sauce or almost any Italian seasoning.
LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist October 23, 2018

Real, fresh pasta is noticeably better than the dried stuff, and flattening out your dough with a rolling pin is very doable, it just takes a little more commitment and sweat. I made pasta by hand for...

Party guide to help prepare for Halloweekend

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter October 23, 2018

Halloween is just around the corner, and while college students are too old to go trick-or-treating, many capture the holiday spirit by going out and partying during WSU’s Halloweek. Liz Copeland...

Local Wiccans take advantage of Hunter’s Moon

Most witches and their covens focus less on casting spells and more on spending time to worship the natural world.
MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist October 23, 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...

Dealing with chronic pain in college

“At the peak of the pain, I feel as if someone is smashing a hammer along my skull and eye socket from the inside out.”
CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist October 16, 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...

Water fasting: Popular solution that won’t work

Water fasting seems like a proud way to defeat food
addiction, but feelings of accomplishment can’t give the body basic nutrients or fill an empty stomach
RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen columnist October 9, 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...

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

Top: Your ingredients may vary depending on your dish, whether it be pasta, pizza, sandwiches, etc.
Bottom: The pesto’s texture and color will vary, but it’s important to take your time when adding ingredients.
LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist October 9, 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...

Card readings can provide context, comfort

The cards, part of the Major Arcana in a tarot deck, can give people perspective on their lives, Linda Kingsbury of Spirit Herbs said.
MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter October 2, 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...

Staying classy on a budget: Gettin’ saucy

Buying large, ripe tomatoes from your local farmers market will help add a richer flavor to the homemade tomato sauce.
LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist October 2, 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...

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