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Staying classy on a budget: Dough-verload

Much of this process will require patience, since the bread will take 15 to 20 hours to rise. Stay classy, Pullman.

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 26, 2018

This is a bread that anyone can make. It requires minimal effort and no prior baking experience. When finished, the loaf should have a hard exterior and a fluffy interior. Like most breads, it is best served warm after taking it out of the oven. It is important to use fresh herbs in order to have the...

Free your qi: Elements connect to body

Different organs are associated with a specific element, which is why practitioners of Chinese medicine focus on them.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 26, 2018

In Chinese medicine, your personality can say a lot about your health. In fact, there’s little separation between behavior and body function in this tradition.             There are five elements in Chinese medicine — fire, earth, metal, water and wood — and each one connects to a personali...

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

The key to a good gnocchi is in the texture, which can be achieved by frying it in a skillet for about three minutes.

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018

The key to good gnocchi is having the correct texture. Make sure you do not add too much flour but don’t stress about the rest of it. It is fairly simple to make. I would say potato gnocchi is the perfect breakup dinner or a lovely way to impress that special person on your first date. One or the other. Serving...

Cook your food, raw veganism is too hard

Long, pictured above, had trouble coming up with recipes that would satisfy her complicated diet. While veganism comes with multiple health benefits, raw veganism is more strict about excluding any cooked food.

HALLE LONG, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018

“Are you crazy?” I got this sentiment more than once when I told my friends I was trying a raw vegan diet, and if I’m being honest, I also thought this more than once during my week of raw veganism. Curious as to what the hype was about and interested in how my body would react, I experimented...

Free your qi: Finding root cause for bad energy

Even bad posture can cause tension in the body, which Chinese medicine would describe as a structural block.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018

Have you ever wondered what qi — pronounced like ‘chi’ — really is? Qi is a central concept in traditional Chinese medicine. According to this philosophy, qi is one of many types of energy. When this energy is depleted, overactive or somehow unbalanced in parts of the body, it causes ailments. So,...

Taking down patriarchy one unshaven leg at a time

Women shaved their legs as an alternative to stockings but the practice is outdated and sexist.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018

Ladies, you haven’t lived until you’ve felt the warm summer breeze through your luscious leg hair. Men won’t tell you how great it is but I will: it’s fantastic. “I don’t even know when I shaved my legs the last time, but I have that type of mentality,” said Carol Salusso, a professor...

Quick ways to add flavor to cheap meals

Even macaroni and cheese can be made healthy with replacements like nutritional yeast, hemp seeds and creative use of fruits.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018

On a tight schedule and tight budget, students make a lot of simple meals on the go. If sandwiches, pasta and microwavable food are staples of your diet, you might be wondering how you could quickly — and cheaply — enhance your meals. Energized mac and cheese What can you do to add some swee...

Doable health habits most students can afford

While organic fruits and vegetables can break the bank, there are other options to explore when trying to add veggies to a daily meal.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2018

We’ve all heard that living a healthy lifestyle saves you money in the end. “Investing in your health today will prevent medical expenses tomorrow,” say chimer-inners. But is that practical? How can you invest in yourself when it feels like you have no time and even less money? Answer: Do what you can ...

Cracking down on great coconut oil debate, sort of

Coconut oil is a popular health trend used among celebrities and beauty gurus, but the high concentration of unsaturated fats has sparked a nutritional controversy.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2018

Coconut oil is fantastic. It’s a superfood full of fatty acids that can promote fat loss, better brain function and longer life, according to heathline.com. The healthy saturated fats in coconut oil decrease the chance of heart attack and other cholesterol-related illnesses, according to the Huffington...

Avoid midterm stress by setting good habits this week

College students are notorious for struggling with taking care of themselves, but meditating and establishing a routine can help.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

August 22, 2018

Physical and mental health take maintenance, and too often college students wait for an emergency to take care of themselves. All of us need exercise, rest and medical attention to stay happy and healthy — before we start to suffer. People say prevention is the best form of medicine. If you’re...

Letter from the Life editor: Giving voice to community

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

August 22, 2018

I was probably in second grade when I discovered my love of writing. I grew up with the fictional worlds brought to me in the Harry Potter novels — which I still reread on a regular basis — in addition to The Hunger Games trilogy. As I grew up, I became more fascinated instead with stories from...

How to survive life as a broke college student

Canned food and ramen noodles can become staples of a college student’s diet, but learning how to budget your money responsibly can take the stress out of worrying about where your next meal is coming from.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

August 10, 2018

If any experience slaps you with the full force of a reality check, it’s handling college finances. Here in Pullman, the number of student-friendly discounts and secondhand shopping options make saving money much easier, but it’s still common to struggle with keeping money in your bank account....

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