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The riptide we call depression

SANDI KOBIESA, Managing editor September 23, 2021

When you’re in a riptide in the ocean, when you try to swim directly against it, it will pull you deeper. When you swim sideways and parallel with the current, you can escape it.  Residential...

The battle against mental illness and eating disorders can be exhausting, but its a fight worth having.

Journey to self-love, self-acceptance

SANDI KOBIESA, Managing editor September 23, 2021

“Oh my gosh, did you lose weight? You look amazing!” Indeed I did lose weight. But not in a healthy way.  Hi, my name is Sandi, and I am a survivor and fighter of an eating disorder caused...

Saving a life can be done in many ways: embracing them, listening to them and reminding them how loved and beautiful they are.

Remember to say ‘I love you’

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 23, 2021

Editor's note: This story was originally published on Spokane FaVS. It took only three words to save a life. “I love you.” September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. As I reflect...

For some, depression might be a short-term occurrence like a bad cough. For others, it’s a chronic battle.

Battling against the monster inside me

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

It’s not as bad as you think. Things will get better if you keep waiting. Maybe things aren’t better because you’re not doing enough. Perhaps nothing can be done to change your situation and you...

Then-redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski looks for a receiver against Boise State on Sept. 9, 2017 in Martin Stadium. Hilinski led WSU to a 47-44 comeback win.

Hilinski’s legacy lives on at WSU

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

Jan. 16, 2018, was the tragic end of a legendary quarterback’s life, but the beginning of a new chapter of his incredible legacy at WSU.  From that day, the awareness for chronic traumatic encephalopathy,...

Engaging in art can cause the artist to lose touch with their own mental health needs.

An innocent addict

SHEILA JOHNSON September 23, 2021

    "Are you aware that the word ‘passion’ means ‘suffering’?” said Victor Hugo, french novelist and poet. I often ask myself when my art form became a passion. When did the thing...

Letter from the editor: Ending the stigma

Letter from the editor: Ending the stigma

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 23, 2021

As I type this brief article, I cannot help but be amazed by the amount of energy and time the Evergreen staff invested into this week’s print edition. Editors spent many hours...

Graduate student parents overlooked by university

Graduate student parents overlooked by university

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

Rabia Khan, fifth-year doctoral student in electrical engineering, has changed since she first began her studies at WSU.  “When I started graduate school, I was more passionate than I am...

ADHD is not a choice

ADHD is not a choice

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

Editor's note: Before you suspect that you have ADHD after reading some of the symptoms mentioned below, I urge you to read the DSM-5 diagnosis criteria to avoid misdiagnosing yourself. ADHD is uncommon,...

Sophia Wilson tackles the importance of support systems.

Necessity of team effort to destroy mental health stigma

SOPHIA WILSON, Public submission September 23, 2021

Whether it be friends, family or peers at school, it is important to have a support system. Mental health support systems allow a group of individuals to provide help and resources to one another in relation...

Jobana Leon enjoys painting photos of people with additions of butterflies and flowers.

Artist paints hard emotions

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

One WSU alumna transformed her anxiety and frustration from the pandemic into breathtaking pieces of art. Jobana Leon, class of 2021 graduate, said she began doing art in middle school, eventually...

There are steps you can take to support your loved one struggling with mental illness.

Ask Emma: How do I help my loved one struggling with depression?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 23, 2021

Dear Emma, My significant other has depression. It was under control for a while, but it seems extra bad lately. I want to help them, but I have no idea what to do. I have never experienced what they...

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