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Getting comfortable with silence is important for relationships when it comes to compromise.

Ask Emma: I talk way more than my significant other

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief July 7, 2021

Dear Emma, I recently made it “official” with this person I’ve been dating. Things have been going really well, and I really like them. However, when we spend time together, there are a lot of...

Not everyone has the same level of cooking experience, and that is okay.

Back to the basics: air fryer edition

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist July 7, 2021

If you have been following this series the past couple of weeks, you have seen recipes of all shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, as I have been learning how to use my air fryer, I have tried to give...

Popcorn chicken is a quick and easy option for the airfryer.

Quick and easy meals do not mean bad ones

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist June 30, 2021

This summer, I have tried my best to expand my cooking repertoire, trying out new recipes and an air fryer for the first time. But there are days that the last thing on my mind is spending thirty minutes...

Air fryers do not contain necessary warnings for certain foods.

I failed with my air fryer, so you don’t have to

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist June 23, 2021

If you have been following these recipes over the past couple of weeks, then you will know that I am the recent owner of an air fryer and have been trying my luck learning new recipes for it. Beyond learning...

If finals has you stressed, this week's Ask Emma is made just for you.

Ask Emma: I’m stressed about finals

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 7, 2020

Dear Emma, I am super stressed for finals weeks — way more stressed than I normally am for finals. I think it’s a combination of online learning and just existing during a global pandemic. My classes...

As students log into Zoom again this week for classes, Emma sheds light on how to maintain momentum to finish out the semester.

Ask Emma: I lost all my motivation

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 30, 2020

Dear Emma, I had a really relaxing Thanksgiving break, but now I don’t have the motivation to do my classwork. I lost all the momentum I had going into the break, so now I’m worried about finishing...

Living in a residence hall this year is far from the normal college student experience. Emma gives advice to one RA about building community with their residents.

Ask Emma: How do I build community as an RA?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 16, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m an RA on campus, and I’m really struggling to build a sense of community on my floor. I feel like a lot of residents see RAs as the police, and they have trouble trusting us. I really...

If you're thinking about reaching out to someone you've stopped talking to on a dating app, Emma said to think about your reasoning for wanting to reach out.

Ask Emma: I can’t make up my mind

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 9, 2020

Dear Emma, I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago about a text conversation I wanted to escape. I followed your advice and told them directly I wanted to stop texting. At the rate things were going, I...

Emma has advice to those struggling to keep their eyes open during Zoom lectures. It includes staying hydrated and trying to limit your naps to 20 minutes.

Ask Emma: I can’t stay awake

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 2, 2020

Dear Emma, I have a problem. I can’t seem to stay awake during the day. I want to pay attention to my Zoom classes, but I can barely keep my eyes open. Thankfully, I have enough sense to turn my camera...

If you've used a dating app, there's a good chance you've been ghosted before. Emma tells readers to respect boundaries and to not make assumptions when you don't get a response back from someone.

Ask Emma: I got ghosted

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 26, 2020

Dear Emma, I got ghosted, and I don’t know what I did wrong. I was talking to this person on an internet dating website, and I felt like the conversation was going really well. I’m not sure what...

With the multitude of dating apps available nowadays, losing interest in a potential date is common. Emma gives advice on how to let the person down easy.

Ask Emma: How do I stop this text conversation?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 19, 2020

Dear Emma, I recently connected with this person over an internet dating site. At first we hit it off, but then the conversation started going downhill. There’s nothing, in particular, I can identify...

No one likes to see an F on a test, paper or assignment. However, Emma has some tips on how to bounce back from a not-so-desirable grade.

Ask Emma: I failed a test

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 12, 2020

Dear Emma, I just got a test grade back and found out I failed … hard. I’ve never failed a test before, and I don’t know what to do. This kind of feels like the end of the world, or maybe just...

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