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Satire: Drop studying for sugar daddies

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

December 11, 2017


Filed under Mint

With the start of finals week, students are studying and losing way too many valuable hours of sleep. They’re contacting professors to try and raise an 89 percent to a 90, or asking to make up an old assignment. But a handful of students have evolved and have opted for a different approach to their...

Learn from mistakes, end year in sanity

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen columnist

December 11, 2017


Filed under Mint

We all know the commonly heard cliche: “Time flies when you’re having fun.” And when you’re in college, this saying can be relevant as hell. With that being said, here is a general semester reflection so you can see what we survived or were oblivious to. The first day of this school year began...

Mother Yeti awakened by nature

Mother Yeti awakened by nature

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Mint, Showcase

Deep in the cold, arctic tundra that is the Moscow-Pullman area there exists a mythical being that many people are skeptical about: the Mother Yeti. It is a strong, burly creature that thrives off of watching drunken college students roam about in its ever aware, gazing sight. Rumor has it that local...

Booze News: Drunken nerds, holiday parties and real talk

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

December 11, 2017


Filed under Mint

There’s always something mystical about the holiday season. Despite the horrifying expenses and the rum-punch-induced drama that Debbie brought to the party, there’s always a sense of calm in the quiet little winter moments that lets you re-coop and enjoy the month of December. One of those times...

Letter from the Mint editor: So long, partner, it’s been real

JENNIFER LADWIG, Evergreen mint editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Mint

Today marks the end of an era: after three and a half years, my time at The Daily Evergreen has come to an end. Creating the mint section has been such a wonderful challenge, and I am so happy to have had the opportunity to explore my creativity and work with some really wonderful writers. As I...

Local author’s first novel interesting read

MORGAN LESTER, Evergreen columnist

December 11, 2017


Filed under Mint

WSU employee Mark Ready’s novel, “Hedwig and the Battle for Human Destiny,” goes a little something like this: Alexandra van Sweiten is the young wife of Gottfried, and they live together in 18th century Silesia. Together, they are having their first child, a beautiful girl named Hedwig. However,...

New WSU author encourages writers to keep practicing

New WSU author encourages writers to keep practicing

MORGAN LESTER, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Mint

If you ask Mark Ready how he wrote his first book, he’ll tell you it started with an iPad. “My wife got me an iPad,” Ready said, “and on the hour drive up from Clarkston I would just look out the window and dream, and I had an idea for a Christmas story.” A maintenance mechanic for WSU’s...

Satire: Dead Week killed by WSU profs

Satire: Dead Week killed by WSU profs

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

November 30, 2017


Filed under Mint

Optimistic yet naive students across campus are in for a surprise next Monday, as this marks the arrival of the legendary Dead Week. There are myths spread far and wide about this much-anticipated time of the year, but things are not always what they seem. “As Dead Week approaches, it is important...

Letter from the Mint editor: Holding off winter weather

JENNIFER LADWIG, Evergreen mint editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Mint

As I prepare for my fourth fall semester Dead Week, the woes of winters past begin to resurface, bringing back painful memories. It is as though I can still feel the pain of falling on my ass freshman year, walking down a hill with ice that was invisible in the faint yellow street lamp’s halo. Sophomore...

EDM artist San Holo at WSU

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Events, Mint

The Student Entertainment Board presents a performance from EDM artist San Holo, a DJ and music producer from the Netherlands. According to SEB’s website, San Holo’s song “Light” has more than a hundred million streams so far, and his remix of “The Next Episode” be Dr. Dre has nearly two...

Booze News: ’Tis the season for Christmas-y drinks

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

November 30, 2017


Filed under Mint

I am a firm believer that the holiday season does not start until Santa marches his jolly ass down 5th Avenue on Thanksgiving morning. He hath done marchethed. It’s official. The holiday season is now upon us. This means three things: You’re going to start seeing a lot of weird and socially confusing...

Your Dead Week playlist

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen columnist

November 30, 2017


Filed under Mint

In the words of House Stark, “Winter is Coming,” and so are the dreadful Dead Week and Finals Week. One of the best legal ways to push ourselves through the stress is having good music to keep morale and motivation up. Here are some songs to keep you motivated. “Don’t Stop Believing” by Jour...