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Letter from the Life editor: 10 Halloween movies you have to see

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

October 31, 2018

Halloween parties aren’t for everyone. Sometimes there’s nothing better than spending the holiday shoveling handfuls of candy into your mouth while nearly sh-tting yourself over horror movies. This got me thinking about just how many great Halloween movies are out there. This list includes a mixture,...

Halloween dance provides night of varied art styles

HALLE LONG, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018

The Palouse Dance Society hosted its Halloween Ball Tuesday night at the 1912 Center in Moscow and offered people the opportunity to enjoy a spooky night filled with costumes, music and dance. Though the instructors taught a tango class at the beginning of the event, attendees of all different backgrounds,...

Festive accessories dress up last minute costume ideas

Dark lips and intense eyes add a sense of confusion, making this look an easy way to spook your friends.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

October 31, 2018

The scariest part of Halloween is finding the perfect last-minute costume. But have no fear. With a bit of creativity and a few key pieces, anyone can put together something perfect for that last-minute costume contest or spooky supper. Sunken-in cheeks, overly pale skin and dark or odd colored...

Staying classy on a budget: Fettucine days

Fettucine goes well with pesto, tomato sauce or almost any Italian seasoning.

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2018

Real, fresh pasta is noticeably better than the dried stuff, and flattening out your dough with a rolling pin is very doable, it just takes a little more commitment and sweat. I made pasta by hand for months before finally getting a pasta machine. All you should do is use a little more egg whites and...

Party guide to help prepare for Halloweekend

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018

Halloween is just around the corner, and while college students are too old to go trick-or-treating, many capture the holiday spirit by going out and partying during WSU’s Halloweek. Liz Copeland is a junior and has been a part of her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi, during all of her years at WSU. She...

Local Wiccans take advantage of Hunter’s Moon

Most witches and their covens focus less on casting spells and more on spending time to worship the natural world.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2018

During this spooky week, you’ll notice the full moon’s impressive size and amber glow. October’s Hunter’s Moon has special meaning for local witches. Halloween developed from an old pagan Celtic holiday celebrating the dead, as many people have learned. But the full moon before Hallows’...

Dealing with chronic pain in college

“At the peak of the pain, I feel as if someone is smashing a hammer along my skull and eye socket from the inside out.”

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

October 17, 2018

College is hard: as a pre-law student taking 18 credits a semester in the hardest part of my college career, I’m always stressed. I have two papers due every week, I support myself as much as I can with my job, I try to keep my friendships and relationships afloat and of course I deal with family...

Water fasting: Popular solution that won’t work

Water fasting seems like a proud way to defeat food
addiction, but feelings of accomplishment can’t give the body basic nutrients or fill an empty stomach

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2018

Eating is a necessary part of each of our lives. For some, the food we eat has become a necessary evil as we fight against sugars, carbohydrates and fats. Intermittent fasting has become a popular solution that dispels all the problems associated with food with one simple solution: not eating food...

Staying classy on a budget: Pesto sauce, flavor power move

Top: Your ingredients may vary depending on your dish, whether it be pasta, pizza, sandwiches, etc.
Bottom: The pesto’s texture and color will vary, but it’s important to take your time when adding ingredients.

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2018

Making a pesto is a pushing and pulling of textures. You can make the sauce rough or smooth by how much cheese or oil you add. What you are having the pesto with will change how you want your sauce. If it’s a pizza, I add less cheese — I do not want the flavor to be overwhelming. If I am throwing...

Card readings can provide context, comfort

The cards, part of the Major Arcana in a tarot deck, can give people perspective on their lives, Linda Kingsbury of Spirit Herbs said.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2018

For some people, the word “tarot” can conjure up images of witchy women, crystal balls or demonic power. But tarot readers on the Palouse are far from Satanic. They just want to help. “I get a lot of people thinking tarot is the same as a Ouija board, or they’re like ‘Aren’t you talking...

Staying classy on a budget: Gettin’ saucy

Buying large, ripe tomatoes from your local farmers market will help add a richer flavor to the homemade tomato sauce.

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

October 3, 2018

Sharing a good tomato sauce is the best way to make up after a fight or show how much you care for someone. You have to be thoughtful when making the sauce. It takes time and love. To get the most depth in your flavor, buy your tomatoes at your local farmers market. You are looking for the largest, most...

Free your qi: Chinese medicine could offer good excuse to drink

The goal for anyone while practicing qi is to achieve a balance between cold and hot symptoms of certain ailments.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

October 3, 2018

In traditional Chinese medicine, alcohol isn’t such a bad thing. In fact, it can be a part of treatment for some ailments. So, is it time to bust out the tequila? Chinese medicine practitioners recommend moderation. I recommend a cocktail. You decide. “I’ll never say alcohol is this horrible...

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