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Letter from the Life editor: Goodbye to Life, hello to new responsibilities

Sydney Brown, the current life editor, will take on a new role for the spring 2019 semester at The Daily Evergreen

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

December 10, 2018

One year ago, I joined The Daily Evergreen as a Life reporter. Today, I’m conducting interviews as next semester’s managing editor. This marks my last day as the Life editor. When I first started this job, I knew I was in way over my head. I’d only had a semester of reporting experience under...

Start volunteering this holiday season

Volunteers pass out small bowls of lentil chili during the 2018 Lentil Festival on Aug. 17 at Reaney Park in Pullman.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018

During this time of giving, when classes aren’t occupying our minds, students have the opportunity to get involved with volunteer work in our area. Why volunteer? Not only will you rack up good karma and feel great for making use of your time on Earth, you’ll also give yourself an edge with future...

Staying classy on a college budget: Hummin’ hummus

I almost always add toppers to my hummus because they give it life.

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018

Life can sometimes feel redundant but I try to break out of the norm by experimenting with different varieties of hummus. My personal favorite to make at home is a roasted red pepper blend. As long as you have all the ingredients, it is pretty hard to go wrong. Be careful not to burn your hands when...

Student chef teaches his culture, experiences

Student chef Erik Kaufman cooks several Puerto Rican and Caribbean dishes, including arroz con pollo, during his event Thursday afternoon.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

December 7, 2018

Erik Kaufman fed dozens of people authentic Puerto Rican cuisine for free and provided a learning experience for his volunteer kitchen staff – his roommate, a Multicultural Student Services (MSS) faculty member and an Evergreen columnist. Kaufman, a fourth-year electronics major on exchange from...

Coug to Coug: Tips from a graduating senior

Students enjoy free food and browse the tables of resident student organizations during the All Campus Picnic on Aug. 17.

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen columnist

December 7, 2018

My time as a WSU undergrad is coming to an end and while that is hard to believe, I have been reflecting on the memories I’ve made, the things I’ve learned and advice I have for students who still have a ways to go before they can do the same. College is an exciting time full of new experiences,...

Food hall offers fresh concept

The newly-opened Lumberyard Food Hall lights up its outside patio Sunday evening.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

December 3, 2018

Lumberyard Food Hall officially opened this past Thursday in Pullman, but hosted a sneak peek on Thanksgiving Day and two days after. Lumberyard’s website describes it as a multi-cuisine food hall offering “unique, yet complimentary food and beverage establishments.” “It’s rare when you...

Reflections of a gay man on World AIDS Day

“Get tested often and know your status,” says Marcella Flores, associate director of research at amfAR.

KEVIN DIEMERT, Evergreen columnist

November 30, 2018

A year ago today I walked into Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California, a place I loved to visit often. It just so happened to be in the days leading up to World AIDS Day. Hanging between the columns in the nave were original panels from the AIDS memorial quilt first laid on the national mall 30...

Wet socks might cure your cold this flu season

Cold, wet socks encourage your body to spike a fever, and that’s bad news for your cold virus.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

November 28, 2018

If you get a cold this winter your doctor can’t treat, you might turn to natural remedies from local naturopaths and herbalists, like sleeping in cold wet socks. Kathleen Ojeda, co-owner of the Nest Birth & Wellness Center in Pullman, said the fundamental differences between naturopathic and...

Decking your halls: college-style

This columnist spent only $60 to achieve this festive-looking nook for her small apartment, proving that any student can do it.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

November 28, 2018

Thanksgiving has come and gone, so it’s finally acceptable for those of us who start to celebrate Christmas at the very beginning of November to bring out the stockings, lights and Christmas trees. It’s quite difficult, however, to get into the holiday spirit on a budget in a tiny college apartment,...

Make your friends, family smile with $15 or less

Provide an opportunity for your friends to demolish wrapping paper like they have always dreamed of. They can release anger before they express gratitude.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

November 26, 2018

For the most part, we college students aren’t exactly rollin’ in cash. But since snow has already fallen and the giving spirit strikes hot this time of year, there’s a lot you can do with a $10. “I love getting expensive gifts,” freshman zoology major Briana Surfus said. “But those aren’t...

Palouse Juice presents soulful, healing evening

Natalie Greenfield performs an original song for the crowd Friday night at Palouse Juice.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

November 14, 2018

Palouse Juice, a juice bar and restaurant in downtown Moscow, hosted local singer Natalie Greenfield for a “Soulful Evening” of intimate performance on Friday. Warm light from Edison bulbs and tea candles gave the normally bright juice bar a laid-back cafe atmosphere. The shop retired noisy blenders...

Staying classy on a college budget: Guaca-more, please

For this recipe, finding the right ingredients is key to a successful flavor collage in your dip.

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

November 7, 2018

If you’re not a trash human being then you know not to buy premade guacamole. This recipe is how I personally prefer to make guacamole. It might not be the correct way to do it, but it is a way that has brought happiness into the lives of others. I do not consider myself a guac master; rather, I consider...

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