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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

Everyone expereinces anxiety a little differently, but the right tools can help you manage it.

Multiple faces of mental breakdowns

MIKAYLA FINNERTY, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2021

From a young age, we are told we are unique and special. But when it comes to mental health and breakdowns, the media has a structured template to what mental breakdowns look like. If each person is different...

Allegra Campagna, pictured left, is a fifth-year student. Kara Brown, pictured right, is a third-year student.

Psychology grad students work in infant temperament lab

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief September 22, 2021

WSU clinical psychology graduate students wear many different hats, as they balance student life, teaching, research and clinical work. Fifth-year student Allegra Campagna said she studies maternal...

WSU Fastpitch Club member Sam Shaffer warms up with her teammates.

Students can find community in the great outdoors

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer September 22, 2021

It is well-known that going outside can do wonders for both your physical and mental well-being. Here at WSU, the Outdoor Recreation Center and several student-led clubs have been connecting students with...

The Lane K. Brown Foundation is a local nonprofit that provides resources for those struggling with suicidal ideation. Volunteers and team members are pictured here at the 2019 National Lentil Festival Parade in downtown Pullman.

Resources available for students struggling with mental health

HANNAH BOUCHER, Evergreen reporter September 8, 2021

Sept. 5- 11 marks National Suicide Prevention Week — a time for discussions that bring awareness to suicide prevention and different resources available to students in need. Regardless of their year...

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2021

Students are returning from winter break this year with more mental health issues than normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Aurora Brinkman, clinical psychology graduate student, said she...

If finals has you stressed, this weeks Ask Emma is made just for you.

Ask Emma: I’m stressed about finals

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor December 7, 2020

Dear Emma, I am super stressed for finals weeks — way more stressed than I normally am for finals. I think it’s a combination of online learning and just existing during a global pandemic. My classes...

As students log into Zoom again this week for classes, Emma sheds light on how to maintain momentum to finish out the semester.

Ask Emma: I lost all my motivation

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor November 30, 2020

Dear Emma, I had a really relaxing Thanksgiving break, but now I don’t have the motivation to do my classwork. I lost all the momentum I had going into the break, so now I’m worried about finishing...

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.

Ask Emma: I failed a test

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 11, 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...

Finding the right balance between school, work and personal time is hard. Emma tackles this topic by suggesting people to intentionally set certain hours to relax and unwind.

Ask Emma: I need a better work-life balance

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 16, 2020

Dear Emma,  I'm really struggling to maintain my work-life boundaries, and I’m not really sure the best way to go about fixing that. It's pretty much impossible to take a day off from my job, although...

Two WSU alumni created the idea for the Mindfulness-Based Emotional and Social Intelligence Certificate, which is offered for honors college students.

‘This will help … people to develop a stronger sense of self’

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter and columnist July 12, 2020

For the WSU Honors College students questioning the meaning of life, the college now offers a certificate program called the Mindfulness-Based Emotional and Social Intelligence Certificate. Honors College...

Exercising at home is different from what some gym rats might be used to. For others, maybe quarantine is a chance to get into fitness. Regardless, here are some tips for self-directed success.

Workouts, wellness during quarantine


Friends, I know this quarantine sucks. We’ve been stuck inside our houses with limited contact to people and the outside world, and who would have thought it was going to be as hard as it is? But...

Mental health care stigma and resources in Pullman

Mental health care stigma and resources in Pullman

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter April 6, 2020

Though changes are occurring, many people still experience stigma connected to mental health issues and attending therapy. “We know from research that there is a stigma toward people with psychological...

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