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Ask Emma: I got ghosted

If you've used a dating app, there's a good chance you've been ghosted before. Emma tells readers to respect boundaries and to not make assumptions when you don't get a response back from someone.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

October 26, 2020

Dear Emma, I got ghosted, and I don’t know what I did wrong. I was talking to this person on an internet dating website, and I felt like the conversation was going really well. I’m not sure what happened, but they just stopped responding to me all of a sudden. It’s really hard to get to know so...

COLUMN: Allyship in the digital age

Digital allyship is a constant learning process, which can be achieved by being aware of the media you consume and signing petitions.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen columnist

October 19, 2020

The social justice protests over the summer brought allyship and activism to the forefront of conversations on social media. I had several questions about becoming an ally and realized it is not as simple as calling oneself an ally; the same goes for being an activist. People must show up and act...

Ask Emma: How do I stop this text conversation?

With the multitude of dating apps available nowadays, losing interest in a potential date is common. Emma gives advice on how to let the person down easy.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2020

Dear Emma, I recently connected with this person over an internet dating site. At first we hit it off, but then the conversation started going downhill. There’s nothing, in particular, I can identify that is off, but I just don’t want to be talking to this person anymore. Unfortunately, they keep te...

Ask Emma: I failed a test

No one likes to see an F on a test, paper or assignment. However, Emma has some tips on how to bounce back from a not-so-desirable grade.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

October 12, 2020

Dear Emma, I just got a test grade back and found out I failed … hard. I’ve never failed a test before, and I don’t know what to do. This kind of feels like the end of the world, or maybe just the cherry on top of 2020.  What do I do? I literally have no idea what to do now. No clue.  Please help, ...

Ask Emma: I need tips to break up the monotony

With COVID-19 limiting options for social interaction, Emma gives tips on how to keep away boredom. Some activities include going on daily walks and having a fall photoshoot.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

September 28, 2020

Dear Emma, My days are all starting to run together. I am so bored, I can’t even express it.  I go to classes. I eat. I sleep. I repeat. I need something to break up the monotony. Any tips (other than Netflix or procrastinating my classwork)? Thanks, Blasé Dear Blasé, Great ...

Ask Emma: Who do I ask for a letter of recommendation?

If you're thinking about applying for graduate school, it's more than likely that you'll need to ask a professor or mentor to be a reference. Emma gives tips and tricks on how to go about asking for a recommendation letter.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

September 21, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m applying to graduate school this year. I feel like I am a qualified candidate — except for my letters of recommendation. It isn’t that I don’t get along with people or people don’t like me; I just don’t know any professors from college on a personal level. I’m a good stu...

How to support farmers market vendors

When you shop at local farmers markets, you could have access to fresher food. You also have the chance to support vendors, like Omache Farms and Smoot's Flavor Farm.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen columnist

September 14, 2020

People should keep their purchases local and learn where food comes from as local farmers markets on the Palouse continue running weekly through October. The Pullman Farmers Market occurs from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoons at the WSU Visitor’s Center while the Moscow Farmers Market occurs...

Ask Emma: How do I celebrate my birthday during a pandemic?

Before you go out for your birthday, think about other ways you could celebrate safely, like having a small wine night.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

September 10, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m a senior and I’m about to turn 21. I’ve been waiting to celebrate in Pullman for a solid four years. Obviously, we are in the middle of a pandemic, and COVID-19 cases are rising rapidly in Pullman right now. I was planning to celebrate (safely) at Stubblefields, which just clos...

Etsi Bravo reopens with food options

Etsi Bravo would usually serve food from the Black Cypress before the pandemic. The nightclub is back open with its restaurant license to serve to-go options and alcoholic drinks from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday to Saturday.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

Normally, Etsi Bravo is a hot spot for WSU students. It was a place filled with dancing, guest performers and comedy nights. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the nightclub almost completely shut down. Etsi Bravo opened Aug. 28 for customers to order take out food after about six months of bein...

Ask Emma: How do I study for college exams?

If the first week of classes already have you stressed out, here are some tips Emma suggests. Some habits include reading your syllabuses and not cramming for exams.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

August 31, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m worried about studying for my classes. I’m a freshman and have never had to study for college exams — let alone college exams online. What should I do to be prepared? I don’t want to flunk my first semester, so any study tips are greatly appreciated. Thank you, A+ ...

Ask Emma: What should I do about my apartment?

Ask Emma gives advice to those who want to live in apartment this year. You can find a place through WSU Free & For Sale pages, as well as Reddit.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

August 24, 2020

Dear Emma, Hello! With all of the troubles going on with WSU announcing the move to online classes, I am struggling quite a bit with my apartment situation. Thinking ahead of time, I applied for an apartment early on and got it.  However, now that I do not actually need to be there in person,...

Letter from the Editor: The art of reinvention

Letter from the Editor: The art of reinvention

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen ROOTS editor

August 17, 2020

As WSU students log into their first Zoom meetings of the semester, I hope they take this unusual time to grow. Growth can take many formats, whether it’s picking up a new hobby or finally listening to that one podcast you’ve been putting on the backburner. If you haven’t met me yet, I’m Madysen...

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