The Daily Evergreen

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 20, 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 outdoor activities for the community while still abiding by state and local health guidelines.  ...

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 18, 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 not! Plenty of other people are in the same boat as you (including me). My best piece of advice is to d...

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 16, 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 while the rest of the world is closed, you can do things in your own house that are a fun alternative...

Easy DIY face mask

Easy DIY face mask

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 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 grocery store, pharmacy or doctor’s office.  Due to the shortage of personal protective ...

Mental health care stigma and resources in Pullman

Mental health care stigma and resources in Pullman

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 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 disorders or mental illnesses,” said Aurora Brinkman, a graduate student in the clinical ps...

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 26, 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 no gain” and stresses the importance of listening to your body on her students. “I always ...

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 10, 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 5:30-6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Three Forks Bike and Brew in Pullman, said Noel Nicolai, Healthier Com...

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, most people don’t do that. You’re like, ‘OK, let’s try another one,’” said Brianne Po...

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 had been a dream for awhile,” Brown said. “Everything started to fall together in the fall of 2016, ...

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, owner of Amber’s Grooming Salon, said her clean shop is something her customers notice when they...

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.


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

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 of people fail their new year’s resolution. Making grand goals to stick to for an entire year is impossible witho...

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