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Center wants to help survivors, victims find peace

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

In 1980, survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse finally received a resource center that didn’t require driving several hours to find help. Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse provides those who’ve been impacted by violence or assault with a confidential resource to help them cope with...

Volunteering may be best kept secret to mental health

Volunteering may be best kept secret to mental health

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

Most people engage with their community for the sole purpose of offering something back to it, but there is some evidence to suggest this engagement can be a reciprocal process for the volunteer as well. For Kassi Rolin, the student engagement coordinator at the Center for Civic Engagement, the CCE...

Rugged Race caters to fitness trends

Rugged Race caters to fitness trends

BRANDON BJELKE, Evergreen contributor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Life, Wellness

As students prepare their final push toward the end of the semester, Pullman community members will gather at WSU to climb walls, flip tires and carry cinder blocks at the third annual Rugged Coug Race. The race, hosted by University Recreation, features a course roughly three miles in length and...

Spring allergies land in Pullman

Spring allergies land in Pullman

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 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 3, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 20, 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 20, 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...

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