The Daily Evergreen

Wellness Wednesday: S.A.D. is coming

During winter months depression, sleep issues, and thoughts of suicide spike because of Seasonal Affective Disorder.  “Basically, Seasonal Affective Disorder is major depression, a significant depression that occurs when we start noticing a decrease in daylight,” said Stacy Pettit, private practice counselor.

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...

Palouse Ice Rink looks to establish itself

Laura Wold, Moscow resident and manager of the Palouse Ice Rink, talks about the future plans to renovate the ice rink and why it didn’t pan out in the past on Oct. 29 at the Palouse Ice Rink.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

The lack of a permanent building, plumbing and space has not stopped the Palouse Ice Rink from providing a place for people to exercise and build community during the winter months in Moscow. The rink, only three-quarters of a full-size rink, has no indoor plumbing, no running water, no heated locker...

Club helps bring students together with food

Quesadilla club president Margaret Lipinsky discusses how she and her friends decided to start the club to help people make friends and find a less stressful environment on Tuesday afternoon at the CUB.

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

It was 10 freshmen, in the Olympia dorm lounge, with the … quesadilla? During the Week of Welcome festivities this year, this group of students got together for some food and games when founder and Quesadilla Club President Margaret Lipinsky and Secretary Walker Brooks got the idea to turn their friendly...

Fall Fest provides a space to de-stress

Katerin Gomez, host of Native American Student Mentoring Program, shares her excitement for the Fall Fest on Monday morning in the Lighty Cafe. “The Fall Festival is just a time where mentors and mentees come together after midterms, she said.

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

The Multicultural Student Mentorship Program is giving students a chance to unwind with their second annual Fall Fest. Event promoter Katerin Gomez is a mentor for the Native American Student Center. “The Fall Fest is just a time where mentors and mentees come together after midterms,” Gomez said. ...

Competition winner calls for more diversity

WSU freshman Kau’i Marley Samio describes her experience as a dancer on Monday afternoon on the rooftop of Terrell Library.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2019

Kau`i Marley Samio strives to keep her Tahitian culture alive by sharing it with as many people as possible. She dances for her family, teachers, and heritage. “The dance is a lifestyle,” she said. “Once you learn, you never stop.” Samio recently won first place in the Cougar Dance Competition....

French films educate about culture

“Au revoir la-haunt” (“See You Up There”) played at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre on Oct. 8. It is one of four movies shown for the 2019 Palouse French Film Festival.

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2019

On Main Street, Moscow last Tuesday evening, the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre showed the movie “Au revoir là-haut” (“See You Up There”) as the second event of the 10th annual Palouse French Film Festival. “You can’t learn a language separate from the culture,” said Sarah Nelson,...

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

“I always think, ‘Oh man, if that person who pulled the gun out of their glove compartment on the freeway in LA had just been getting adequate sleep, I doubt that would happen,” said Kristine Petterson.

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 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

“I think that yoga moves people all around the world and inviting to meditate, to relax,” Maria Serenella Previto, a clinical associate professor of Italian and Spanish said.

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 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...

Instructors advocate body positivity

Lindsey Carman, women’s studies professor, speaks about women’s health issues and ways to combat it on
Friday morning at Avery Hall. ”Poor body image adds another layer of stress to your life that’s not necessary.”

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2019

The women’s studies department has introduced body image-focused material to educate WSU students on how the media plays a role in peoples’ self-perception. “Poor body image adds another layer of stress to your life that’s not necessary,” said Lindsey Carman, WSU women’s studies instructor. College...

Judges come to Pullman to encourage participation

Joseph Martin, coordinator for Group Fitness and Instruction at the Chinook, says the purpose of the dance competition is to bring together different dances that each competitor will perform on Thursday evening in the Student Recreation Center Lounge.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2019

The first-ever Cougar Dance Competition will be hosted by three professionals from across the country. The judges will then host their own dance classes for Pullman residents to participate in. The Student Entertainment Board and University Recreation partnered to host the competition for dancers...

Company hopes to bring small towns closer

Dulce L. Kersting-Lark, executive director of the Latah County Historical Society, speaks
at a presentation on local artisans and businesses on Monday night at Colter’s Creek.

BECKY REICHEL, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2019

Residents gathered Monday to learn about regional marketing, the artisan trail guide and how to help support local artists at the History Happy Hour hosted by Colter’s Creek Winery in Moscow and the Latah County Historical Society. The 2DNW Artisan Trail guide seeks to make connections between small-town...

Local ice cream shop thriving after flooding

Freshly made bowl of cookie monster ice cream rolls sits on a table on Tuesday at Rollys.  The technique originated in Thailand, Rollys owner Crystal Gayles said.

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

On her first visit to Rollys ice cream parlor in downtown Pullman, 11-year-old Claire McEwen knew what she wanted right away. Cookie Monster, she said, is her nickname, so she had to get it when she saw the flavor on the menu. “I love Oreos,” she said, “but sometimes I can be a little monster.” She...

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