The Daily Evergreen

Letter from the Mint editor: Please don’t break grandma’s heart before turkey is served

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen mint editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Mint

Mashed potato chunks were soaring across the long wooden table, grandma was beating brother with a greasy turkey leg and mom was sobbing over the fact that her family hadn’t touched her rhubarb crisp yet. Luckily I haven’t experienced anything like this in my family, although it seems like the...

Quirks, rumors about buildings on campus

Quirks, rumors about buildings on campus

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

November 15, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

Some of WSU’s most interesting hidden history lies in the architecture on campus. If you toured WSU as a prospective student or during Alive! Orientation, you probably heard some strange stories about the buildings around campus. Every building was designed with a practical use in mind, but the...

Satire: Abandoned students give insight on being alone for holiday

Satire: Abandoned students give insight on being alone for holiday

MARA JOHNSON, Evergreen columnist

November 15, 2018


Filed under Mint

Thanksgiving is a time for enjoying your family and spreading love, but those who stay in Pullman must find ways to make the most of their time away from home. When students or families can’t afford a trip back home for the holidays, young adults are stuck on campus with only friends and other residents...

Booze News: Take a shot when you see Santa, poorly dressed anchors

Booze News: Take a shot when you see Santa, poorly dressed anchors

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

November 15, 2018


Filed under Mint

Something I love about this time of year is the constant feeling of anticipation. You’re preparing for something, but not everybody really knows what. You can anticipate going home and sitting down at a perfectly decorated table with a cornucopia of seasonal food. Inevitably, it is decided that...

Insta-slam face to face social interactions in garbage

Insta-slam face to face social interactions in garbage

MARY GINTHER, Evergreen columnist

November 15, 2018


Filed under Mint

Social media: we all have it and we all use it. Social media has provided the opportunity to be able to instantly connect with each other, businesses and other services. Despite this being an exciting technological advancement, arguments arise regarding whether or not it has a negative effect on younge...

Are romance novels trash or not?

Are romance novels trash or not?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

November 8, 2018


Filed under Mint

Few people know that I started writing a novel when I was in seventh grade. It wasn’t just any novel either; it was the romance novel, to end all romance novels. Ever since I read my first Nicholas Sparks book (“The Longest Ride,” for those who are wondering), I have been obsessed with romance...

People dedicate month to create novels, improve writing

People dedicate month to create novels, improve writing

FRANKIE SY, Evergreen columnist

November 8, 2018


Filed under Mint

November is full of fun activities and spirits, but for writers, they face one of their worst fears: National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo is a month-long writing project that takes place every November. The daunting challenge is to write every day and have a total of 50,000 words,...

SATIRE: Inevitable snowfall is approaching, smokers must take precautions

SATIRE: Inevitable snowfall is approaching, smokers must take precautions

MARA JOHNSON, Evergreen columnist

November 8, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

A cold front is brewing and heading straight for Pullman, the days are getting shorter and the nights are longer. The heat is dying down and the wind is coming in, and students are saying it’s too chilly outside to smoke. Being cold is not fun for anyone, especially when the wind keeps blowing out...

Stepping out of comfort zone leads to release

Stepping out of comfort zone leads to release

TRINITY PIERCE, Evergreen columnist

November 8, 2018


Filed under Mint

Throughout the Palouse Poetry Slam open-mic on Friday snaps echoed, which mingled with the poet’s voice and occasional click of a camera shutter. It created a peaceful and welcoming environment, both for the performer and the audience. With the audience and poetry-readers located in the same space,...

Booze News: Cocktails to warm cockles of people’s hearts

Booze News: Cocktails to warm cockles of people’s hearts

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

November 8, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

In case you haven’t noticed, the nip in the air is starting to bite a little harder. As Pullman’s King of Booze, I think it is a great time to break out some of the finest beverages to warm the cockles of your heart and get you to room temperature in no time. I went to my castle and dug into my...

Chance to hear ‘Back Home’ live

Chance to hear ‘Back Home’ live

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

Andy Grammer, the singer behind the hit Cougar football anthem “Back Home,” will be performing at Beasley Coliseum for Dad’s Weekend on Friday. Grammer is currently on his national The Good Parts Tour and will be making a stop at WSU for a special Cougar concert. Grammer will be performing for...

Get cultured during Dad’s Weekend

Get cultured during Dad’s Weekend

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

Dads and students alike have the opportunity to attend a dinner and cultural show this year for Dad’s Weekend. The Pacific Islanders Club will be hosting its annual Dad’s Weekend Exhibition from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. There will be food and cultural dance performances in the CUB Senior Ballroom. “[Exhibition]...

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