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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Do not let the stigma associated with mental health deter you from getting the help you need

OPINION: Do not overlook therapy and medication

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist January 11, 2022

Editors note: Trigger warning, this column mentions topics of mental health and suicide. The topic of mental health is a very personal one for me and many others in our WSU community. Every student...

Surprisingly, in a society where love is at the forefront of socializing, we are ridiculed for feeling incomplete without it.

Love your loneliness

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 29, 2021

I am 19 and have never dated. Cue the violins. A friend told me a couple weeks ago that romance is a social construct. I would say that is mostly true. After all, we do not necessarily need romantic...

Sudent eating and working on school work at the CUB.

Eating alone should be fulfilling

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 11, 2021

I walked into one of my favorite local restaurants a few weeks back. Whenever I go out to eat, I always beg my roommate or a friend to come along. But that night, no one was available to accompany me. Never...

College can feel like a confusing mess of twists and turns. Upperclassmen are the best people to turn to when you need guidance through every kind of issue.

Seniors are your best guides

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor November 8, 2021

Upperclassmen can tell you that your first years at WSU will be some of your most formative. The boundaries we set, relationships we build and habits we create for ourselves all affect the rest of...

We are now in a position where life can somewhat resume as we once knew it. However, some are not ready for the return.

Ill effects of illness

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 8, 2021

I want to preface my words by saying I am not an anti-masker, anti-vaxxer or a COVID-19 denier. The pandemic is still going on, and until it reaches endemic levels, it is important to keep safety in mind. On...

Rory sits on a windowsill on Nov. 2, 2021.

Pets are better than therapy

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist November 3, 2021

Having a pet in college always seemed like a strange idea to me. How is it possible to be a full-time student with a puppy or kitten?  I understand why it is worth all the time it takes to raise...

International students desperate for help

International students desperate for help

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist October 20, 2021

A 2018 survey published by the journal Nature of over 2,200 graduate students across numerous countries, institutions and fields of study shows that “graduate students are over six times more likely...

WSU students order food from Freshens on Oct. 11 in Pullman.

What are we leaving behind?

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist October 17, 2021

Have you noticed every summer in Washington is the hottest summer yet? Even in Pullman, we see 100-degree weather. This phenomenon is unusual and ultimately linked to climate change. In the past hundred...

Digital distractions are certainly not uncommon. They can be harmful to your study or work habits.

Technology: A tool for procrastination

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist October 13, 2021

Have you ever had a day where you wake up, do your morning routine, have a wholesome breakfast, get that energy on for conquering your to-do list and then end up scrolling through your phone or laptop...

Healthy variety is spice of life

Healthy variety is spice of life

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 13, 2021

I started my weight loss journey in August of last year, and I attribute most of my progress to switching to better eating. Adding more plants to my diet, eating more fiber, harshly limiting my sugars...

Freshman Norah Dacy enjoys dorm life, but on-campus living can take a toll on others mental health.

Dorm residents’ access to mental health resources dismal

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor September 26, 2021

Living in residence halls can be a positive experience for so many people. Residence halls have helped bring together lifelong best friends; dorm living can foster community and overall enhance your college...

LGBTQ youth and young adults deserve to have access to medical care that supports their identity.

LGBTQ youth resources flourishing across Palouse

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor September 1, 2021

WSU Pullman has numerous resources for students in the LGBTQ community. The Women*s Center is a major organization on campus that works toward the goal of inclusivity and uplifting marginalized voices...

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