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Exhibits offer outdoor exploration at science center

Although staff members at the Palouse Discovery Science Center already had plans to open outdoor options, the center made it possible on a faster timeline due to COVID-19.
JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter July 19, 2020

Although school is out for summer, children on the Palouse can still expand their curiosities about the outside world through the Palouse Discovery Science Center. The PDSC in Pullman recently opened...

Ask Emma: I don’t know what to do this summer

Even though summer plans may have been cancelled, you can still use this time to try new things.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist May 17, 2020

Dear Emma, I had a job lined up for this summer but now I can’t work because of the COVID-19 pandemic. What should I do? Sincerely, “Bored” Dear Bored, That’s tricky, but fear...

Workouts, wellness during quarantine

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.
HAYDYN WALLENDER, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2020

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...

Easy DIY face mask

Easy DIY face mask
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2020

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing a face mask whenever social distancing may be difficult or impossible — including at the...

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...

Tai-chi, yoga instructor tells her story

Yoga and tai-chi teacher Janet Keeley-Valencia talks about her life, teaching yoga and tai-chi, and the importance of knowing your body.
JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter March 25, 2020

From her house in Pullman, Janet Keeney-Valenza teaches her students yoga, tai-chi and how to appreciate the body. Valenza teaches both yoga and tai-chi. She said yoga and tai-chi are not “no pain...

Wellness Wednesday to focus on migraines, menstruation

Roughly 18 percent of the female population suffers from migraines, said Noel Nicolai, education coordinator for Pullman Regional Hospital.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter March 9, 2020

This month’s Women’s Wellness Wednesday, hosted by Pullman Regional Hospital, will focus on migraines and the menstrual cycle. Neurologist Sarita Said-Said will speak at the event, which is from...

Black communities receive limited communication in healthcare settings

Brianne Posey, Multicultural Student Services Liaison facilitating a workshop highlighting the historical and present day issues faced throughout the black community when communicating with physicians on Wednesday in CUB 420.
ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter February 27, 2020

Visiting a healthcare physician is like getting a new ride. “When you test drive a car and you’re not really feeling it, do you say, ‘Well that’s it, I guess I’ll never drive again’? No,...

Apothecary offers CBD, herbal tea, classes

A wide variety of loose leaf herbal teas including lemon ginger are displayed on a shelf at Sam’s Apothecary at 250 E. Main Street in downtown Pullman.
RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter February 4, 2020

Since 2017, Sam’s Apothecary has provided the local area with a variety of natural products. Owner Sam Brown opened Sam’s Apothecary shortly before Mom’s Weekend that year, he said.  “It...

Amber’s Grooming Salon offers holistic approach to pet care

Amber Wright, owner of Amber's Grooming Salon, holds Jester, a 5-month-old Bedlington Terrier, Monday morning at her salon.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2020

Walk into Amber’s Grooming Salon in the strip mall just off Bishop Boulevard, and customers will find an open waiting area with clean hardwood floors and large armchairs in the corner. Amber Wright,...

How to eat healthy on a budget

Elaily Hernandez-Repreza, a sophomore in criminology and a defense and an athlete on the WSU soccer team, discusses how she saves money by buying mainly white meats, fruits, and vegtables on Monday afternoon at the Northside Market.

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...

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

We know you're already thinking about it, but don't give up yet. Columnist Joel Kemegue has some actual practical advice for achieving your goals.
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...

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