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Flaxseed consumption can improve digestion

This superfood can prevent diseases and can be added to meals or used as an egg replacement in baked goods.

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017

HEALTH: Flaxseeds have a high fiber content and are a great source of Omega 3. Fiber is crucial for smooth digestion and regular bowel movements. Two tablespoon of flax contains about four grams of dietary fiber, according to the Healthy Flax website. This may cause bloating for those who first start ...

Network with professionals at the Career Expo

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017

The Academic Success and Career Center is hosting a Career Expo on Tuesday. The expo at Beasley Coliseum will include career counseling, testing, and for-credit courses; etiquette dinners, resume critiques and mock interviews; and on-campus networking events with prospective employers, according to...

Take precautions to avoid the flu

Washing hands and using hand santizer are good
practices to avoid contracting and spreading illness.

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017

As flu season approaches, people can lower their chances of contracting the illness by taking certain precautions. WSU Health & Wellness Services offers flu shots for students from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting this Friday and continuing every Friday in October, in the Programs and Outreach entrance...

Photo contest for all skill levels to participate

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017

The annual Outdoor Photography Contest and Exhibit, hosted by University Recreation and the Student Entertainment Board, welcomes all amateur photographers to submit outdoor-themed photos. The contest aims to present human- and nature-inspired outdoor recreation, according to the UREC website. The...

Take a break, reduce stress

When one is constantly stressed out and not actively taking breaks to manage stress, the heart is 
negatively impacted. This can lead to more serious problems down the road, so it is important to recognize when to relax or simply take a breather when frustrated, overwhelmed or anxious.

September 27, 2017

Dining hall chefs widen selections to better accommodate dietary needs

The dining halls label all food with the dietary differences to make choosing meals easy.

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017

WSU’s Dining Services has recently added to and changed the foods available at dining halls in response to student feedback. Dining Services has created two new customizable food stations. At Northside Cafe, there is now Presto Pizza, a pizza station that allows students to choose from a variety...

CANCELLED: Speaker to talk on the importance of safety awareness

After a near-death accident, Gary Norland recognized the negative impact on his loved ones during recovery. As a result, he promotes the importance of awareness.

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled. A safety advocate will present at WSU this week, sharing his story about how accidents can happen to anyone, and to help them avoid his own mistakes. After being electrified by a 200-amp, 12,500-volt power line in a life-altering accident in 1992, Gary No...

Adjusting to small-town culture

Adjusting to small-town culture

SYNDEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2017

Moving away from home is one of the most exciting and terrifying aspects of growing older and attending college. For those packing away their big-city lives and replacing them with a small-town culture, this can be even more difficult. Being raised in a big city means being accustomed to certain...

Daily Grind expands vegan menu

Pullman’s Daily Grind coffee shop now offers a variety of healthy vegetarian and vegan meals, snacks and beverages.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2017

American eating norms find themselves challenged as veganism and vegetarianism grow in both popular appeal and variety. The Daily Grind quickly caught on to the growth of vegans in Pullman, employee of the coffee bar Jessica Lane said. She said she was enthusiastic about the different selections when...

Research aims to prove animals relieve stress

WSU researcher Patricia Pendry discusses her research project, Pet for Promotion of Academic Life Skills program (Pet PALS).

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2017

While many people can attest to the comfort their animal companions bring, science may finally prove their ability to relieve stress. The Pets for Promotion of Academic Life Skills (Pet PALS) research study information session provided information for potential participants in the study. Led by...

Conscious eating on the Palouse

Assistant professor Samantha Noll discusses ethics in food production in her Johnson Tower office Friday.

AILA IKUSE, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2017

When students line up at Subway for a quick bite to eat and watch as the toppings are piled on, some are starting to wonder where their food is coming from and how it got there. Samantha Noll, assistant professor in the School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs, describes conscious consumerism...

Take time to focus on self-care

By making small changes, like taking a moment to relax and drink a comforting beverage or investing in an oil diffuser 
to help you concentrate, you can make a large impact on your school performance or just increase your overall happiness.

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2017

We’re always told it’s important to take care of ourselves when we go off to college — to remember to eat right, get plenty of sleep and sometimes take a little time for ourselves. But lately I’ve been wondering where to even begin. I think the most important thing about taking care of yourself...

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