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Free your qi: Chinese medicine could offer good excuse to drink

The goal for anyone while practicing qi is to achieve a balance between cold and hot symptoms of certain ailments.
MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist October 2, 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...

Dyeing my leg hair to prove that beauty changes

Turns out, purple leg hair doesn't bother many people.
CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist October 2, 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...

Energetic medicine combines holistic techniques

“Some practitioners will feel energy, some people will see it, some people will hear it,” said Kraig Brown, owner of SAM’s Apothecary. Brown said he feels a certain “fuzziness” when around areas of tension on others’ bodies.
MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist September 25, 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...

Staying classy on a budget: Dough-verload

Much of this process will require patience, since the bread will take 15 to 20 hours to rise. Stay classy, Pullman.
LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist September 25, 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...

Free your qi: Elements connect to body

Different organs are associated with a specific element, which is why practitioners of Chinese medicine focus on them.
MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist September 25, 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...

How to handle college relationships, from university couples

WSU freshmen Austin Pomeroy, left, and Angela Guadamuz enjoy an evening out on the grass. Relationships in college offer many positives but can also pose barriers.
RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter September 25, 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...

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

The key to a good gnocchi is in the texture, which can be achieved by frying it in a skillet for about three minutes.
LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist September 18, 2018

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...

Cook your food, raw veganism is too hard

Long, pictured above, had trouble coming up with recipes that would satisfy her complicated diet. While veganism comes with multiple health benefits, raw veganism is more strict about excluding any cooked food.
HALLE LONG, Evergreen columnist September 18, 2018

“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...

Free your qi: Finding root cause for bad energy

Even bad posture can cause tension in the body, which Chinese medicine would describe as a structural block.
MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist September 18, 2018

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....

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

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter September 11, 2018

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...

Affinity Farm invites locals for community tour

Kelly Kingsland, left, and Russell Poe, co-owners of Affinity Farm, share their experiences about running a small farm during a tour Monday
evening. They only use organic methods to grow produce for their customers and said they strive to work with minimal outside input.
ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter September 11, 2018

Russell Poe and Kelly Kingsland usually hired help to assist with Affinity Farm, their one-acre farm they created 17 years ago. They opted to work alone this year. Poe and Kingsland annually invite community...

Sprint Triathlon runs through Moscow

Brian Hannibal, from left, Elliott Sher and Tiffany Portue, all students at the University of Idaho and members of the Vandal Cycling Club, celebrate their win Saturday morning at the Palouse Sprint Triathlon in Moscow.
CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter September 9, 2018

The Palouse Sprint Triathlon allowed anyone on the Palouse to participate in an attainable race through Moscow on Saturday. Participants started with a 500 yard swim at the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center,...

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