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OPINION: Electoral stress negatively affects our mental health

Election stress is mentally taxing, but we can work past it moving forward.
MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist November 19, 2020

As the election drew near over the last few weeks, a record number of Americans were doing their due diligence to fill out their ballots. Newscasts were watched, articles were read — all in preparation...

OPINION: Thanksgiving’s best pies

Thanksgiving pies are some of the year’s best, but they’re not all equally good. Here’s some favorites.
GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist November 19, 2020

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful, but it is also a time to eat. For me, pie is one of the best parts about Thanksgiving, especially since my first time having a pumpkin pie was at Thanksgiving a few...

OPINION: Constructive criticism should always stay constructive

Critiques of writing and art are always tough to get right, but it’s important to always be respectful.
HANNA YUZYUK, Evergreen columnist November 19, 2020

If you do not want to be criticized, do not create anything. In different areas of art, such as drawing, music, poetry and writing, authors can face negative opinions about their work. It happens very...

OPINION: Yoga benefits mental, physical health

Yoga comes with a whole host of benefits, both mentally and physically.
MADELINE GREER, Evergreen columnist November 18, 2020

For many college students, there is always a time when we are stressed about an assignment, test or worried about passing a class. My first year of college did not go as expected, and my spring semester...

OPINION: These turkey recipes are sure to please

These turkey recipes are sure to make your Thanksgiving a hit.
GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is coming soon and with turkey often being the star of the show, I was curious as to what the best way to cook a turkey would be. When I asked my mother how we usually cooked our turkey, she...

OPINION: John Mayer’s ‘Continuum’ is a smooth modern classic

John Mayer's album is a classic of mid-2000s singer/songwriter work.
JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist November 18, 2020

Rolling Stone Magazine recently released their new rendition of the “Top 500 Albums of All Time,” and there were no major shake-ups. “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” by the Beatles...

OPINION: Support Native students at WSU

Native and Indigenous people deserve our support and respect.
PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen columnist November 17, 2020

Although it's important to amplify Native voices during Native American Heritage Month, we should hear and support Native American students every day at WSU. Two members from the Native American student...

OPINION: Satire: WSU vet school should try to clone dinosaurs

Dinosaurs should be brought back to life — the WSU Vet School is the perfect group to do it.
JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist November 17, 2020

Many have read Michael Crichton’s smash hit novel, "Jurassic Park," and everybody has seen Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster film adaptation. If you have not, I will catch you up quickly. Eccentric...

OPINION: Don’t play Christmas music until after Thanksgiving

Christmas music just keeps creeping up on us — and it just doesn’t seem right.
MADELINE GREER, Evergreen columnist November 12, 2020

During the last few months of the year, many people refer to this time as the holiday season. We celebrate the spookiness of Halloween, eat a feast at Thanksgiving, and rejoice with the season of giving...

OPINION: Satire: Kanye West wins presidential election

Kanye West has seized the presidency, ushering in a new age of Cool Presidents.
JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor November 12, 2020

In a surprise twist, candidate Kanye West has won the 2020 presidential election. Nevada ballot recounts revealed a surprising number of lost Kanye ballots still waiting to be delivered, and high numbers...

OPINION: Riots over election will not solve anything

Protests and riots will only push Americans farther apart, which is something we cannot afford. Political unity is what America needs, not partisanship.
HANNA YUZYUK, Evergreen columnist November 12, 2020

The 2020 election is different from any other U.S. election I remember. I am not talking about the process; I am talking about the social climate and the many issues that follow this election. I think...

OPINION: Take a mental health day

Taking a mental health day is important for students and professors alike.
PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen columnist November 11, 2020

Mental health and how to take care of yourself has been a highly discussed subject, especially because of the pandemic and quarantine. Many schools have gone virtual because of COVID-19. Although that...

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