The Daily Evergreen

Dyeing my leg hair to prove that beauty changes

Turns out, purple leg hair doesn't bother many people.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

October 3, 2018

I stopped shaving my legs mid-August as a test to see how long I could get it to grow, how many odd looks I would get and to experience the warm summer breeze through my luxurious leg locks. I wrote about the history of the double standard and was told beauty standards were a way of life I should...

Energetic medicine combines holistic techniques

“Some practitioners will feel energy, some people will see it, some people will hear it,” said Kraig Brown, owner of SAM’s Apothecary. Brown said he feels a certain “fuzziness” when around areas of tension on others’ bodies.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 26, 2018

SAM’s Apothecary in downtown Pullman is, essentially, a folk pharmacy. Owner Kraig Brown sells his products for their unearthly qualities. He believes in energetic healing powers in crystals, essential oils and people. Once a full-time EMT, Brown said he is a healer at heart. His apothecary doubles...

Staying classy on a budget: Dough-verload

Much of this process will require patience, since the bread will take 15 to 20 hours to rise. Stay classy, Pullman.

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 26, 2018

This is a bread that anyone can make. It requires minimal effort and no prior baking experience. When finished, the loaf should have a hard exterior and a fluffy interior. Like most breads, it is best served warm after taking it out of the oven. It is important to use fresh herbs in order to have the...

Free your qi: Elements connect to body

Different organs are associated with a specific element, which is why practitioners of Chinese medicine focus on them.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 26, 2018

In Chinese medicine, your personality can say a lot about your health. In fact, there’s little separation between behavior and body function in this tradition.             There are five elements in Chinese medicine — fire, earth, metal, water and wood — and each one connects to a personali...

How to handle college relationships, from university couples

WSU freshmen Austin Pomeroy, left, and Angela Guadamuz enjoy an evening out on the grass. Relationships in college offer many positives but can also pose barriers.

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

September 26, 2018

To some, a committed relationship can draw up powerful imagery of what they have seen on television or heard on the radio, but what makes a relationship reach those truly special heights? WSU student “D.C.,” who chose to remain anonymous while talking about her three-month long-distance relationship,...

Staying classy on a college budget: Potato Gnocchi

The key to a good gnocchi is in the texture, which can be achieved by frying it in a skillet for about three minutes.

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018

The key to good gnocchi is having the correct texture. Make sure you do not add too much flour but don’t stress about the rest of it. It is fairly simple to make. I would say potato gnocchi is the perfect breakup dinner or a lovely way to impress that special person on your first date. One or the other. Serving...

Cook your food, raw veganism is too hard

Long, pictured above, had trouble coming up with recipes that would satisfy her complicated diet. While veganism comes with multiple health benefits, raw veganism is more strict about excluding any cooked food.

HALLE LONG, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018

“Are you crazy?” I got this sentiment more than once when I told my friends I was trying a raw vegan diet, and if I’m being honest, I also thought this more than once during my week of raw veganism. Curious as to what the hype was about and interested in how my body would react, I experimented...

Free your qi: Finding root cause for bad energy

Even bad posture can cause tension in the body, which Chinese medicine would describe as a structural block.

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2018

Have you ever wondered what qi — pronounced like ‘chi’ — really is? Qi is a central concept in traditional Chinese medicine. According to this philosophy, qi is one of many types of energy. When this energy is depleted, overactive or somehow unbalanced in parts of the body, it causes ailments. So,...

‘I’m so much stronger than I thought I was’

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018

A race that includes swimming for a long distance, immediately jumping onto a bike while still dripping wet and trying to get your legs to work again during a run can put huge amounts of stress on the body. The Palouse Sprint Triathlon welcomed many first-time triathletes and seasoned racers alike to tr...

Affinity Farm invites locals for community tour

Kelly Kingsland, left, and Russell Poe, co-owners of Affinity Farm, share their experiences about running a small farm during a tour Monday
evening. They only use organic methods to grow produce for their customers and said they strive to work with minimal outside input.

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018

Russell Poe and Kelly Kingsland usually hired help to assist with Affinity Farm, their one-acre farm they created 17 years ago. They opted to work alone this year. Poe and Kingsland annually invite community members to come to the farm for a tour of what a small-business farm looks like and how it oper...

Sprint Triathlon runs through Moscow

Brian Hannibal, from left, Elliott Sher and Tiffany Portue, all students at the University of Idaho and members of the Vandal Cycling Club, celebrate their win Saturday morning at the Palouse Sprint Triathlon in Moscow.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018

The Palouse Sprint Triathlon allowed anyone on the Palouse to participate in an attainable race through Moscow on Saturday. Participants started with a 500 yard swim at the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center, followed by a 15K bike ride through Moscow and a 5K run back to the finish line at the Aquatic Center. “It’s...

Taking down patriarchy one unshaven leg at a time

Women shaved their legs as an alternative to stockings but the practice is outdated and sexist.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2018

Ladies, you haven’t lived until you’ve felt the warm summer breeze through your luscious leg hair. Men won’t tell you how great it is but I will: it’s fantastic. “I don’t even know when I shaved my legs the last time, but I have that type of mentality,” said Carol Salusso, a professor...

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