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How to eat healthy on a budget

How to eat healthy on a budget

CAROLYNN CLAREY and RACHEL SUN

January 16, 2020

An apple a day keeps a doctor away, but for a college student, that apple may break the bank. Healthy food is expensive and for those living on a limited income, it isn’t always an option. Boxed and fast foods have become the norm for college students that are in need for fast, affordable meals. While...

Guide: How to kick your new year’s resolutions in the butt

Guide: How to kick your new year’s resolutions in the butt

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2020

With the new year comes resolutions, and with resolutions come inevitable failure, disappointment and forgetting until next year. In fact, according to U.S. News and World Report, around 80 percent of people fail their new year’s resolution. Making grand goals to stick to for an entire year is impossible witho...

Get your sh*t done: How to make the most of week one

Get your sh*t done: How to make the most of week one

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2020

Kickstart your semester It can be overwhelming to think about last semester’s grades, but there are steps students can take to make it easier. Here are some of the tips from academic advisers on how to make the most of your first week. Resources Colette Casavant, academic coordinator for the Agri...

While you’re down there, check for lumps

While you’re down there, check for lumps

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2019

“Men don’t take care of themselves. They’re taught ‘stuff it down, zip it up, shut up, rub some dirt on it and go,’” said Julius ‘Juice’ Rock, graduate assistant in University Recreation, personal trainer and weight room staff manager. “Let men have that place where they can open up...

A Wasteful Life: Rethinking Sustainability

A Wasteful Life: Rethinking Sustainability

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

KOOSKIA, ID — Irene Finehout dug through a plastic crate, her fuzzy green hat shielding her from a slight drizzle. In the parking lot of this small town’s volunteer EMT center off the highway, Finehout pulled a handful of shiny apples from the crates and pointed to tiny holes that had formed on their...

Wellness Wednesday: S.A.D. is coming

Wellness Wednesday: S.A.D. is coming

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

The winter season is rapidly approaching and here in the Pacific Northwest, that means a significant decrease in the number of daylight hours. Some students and community members may be at risk for experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. “Basically, Seasonal Affective Disorder is major...

Club helps prepare students for life after college

Club helps prepare students for life after college

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2019

The Cougar Battalion, a Registered Student Organization, gives its members the opportunity to experience what the Army can offer them while learning leadership and survival skills. The Army ROTC program is a four-year pre-professional internship to gain a commission as a 2nd Lt. in the United States...

‘Sleep is a necessity, it’s not a luxury’

‘Sleep is a necessity, it’s not a luxury’

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2019

For many college students, sleep deprivation is almost a given. Over 70 percent average less than the recommended 8 hours, and the CDC reports that one in three adults do not get adequate sleep. The phenomenon has inspired countless  T-shirts, mugs and even interior decorating making jokes about caffeine dependence. But to Kristine Petterson, a cer...

Yoga classes offered in many languages

Yoga classes offered in many languages

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2019

Yoga instructors at WSU are offering classes in different languages to form a connection with Cougars from different countries and backgrounds. “I think that yoga moves people all around the world,” said Maria Serenella Previto, a clinical associate professor of Italian and Spanish, “And inviting...

A Wasteful Life: Should WSU fund sustainability

A Wasteful Life: Should WSU fund sustainability

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2019

Writer's Note: This article has been updated to clarify some of Bradley Jaeckel's comments about WSU funding.  Some researchers at WSU say the future of agriculture can be found in the soft mud of the 30-acre organic student farm, a little-known donation from alumni that serves as the main research...

A Wasteful Life: Palouse locals advocate for no-plastic life

A Wasteful Life: Palouse locals advocate for no-plastic life

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2019

Alice Ma has used the same eating utensils since 2011.  The WSU dietitian unsheaths a bamboo fork, a spoon, a pair of chopsticks and a knife from the red-and-white vinyl case. It’s the color of her alma mater, the University of Utah, where she first found her passion for sustainable living and ...

Emotional support animals: What you need to know before moving in

Emotional support animals: What you need to know before moving in

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2019

The support and love animals provide us is not only comforting — for some people, it’s curing. Many people rely on emotional support animals (ESAs) to help with mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress and more. That’s why it can be beneficial to bring your ESA to...

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