The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

You are still part of the Coug community even after graduation.

Ask Life: How to stay connected with alma mater after graduating?

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2024

Dear Life Section, I am finally graduating this week and am excited to enter the next phase of life. However, I am wondering what resources are available for alumni and how to access them. I also...

Packing can prove to be a difficult chore, but you can avoid stress by using large storage bins, trash bags for hanging nicer clothes and donating any unnecessary clothes or appliances.

Ask Life: When to start packing to move?

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor April 23, 2024

Dear Life Section, I am about to move out of my place and am not renewing my lease. When do you suggest I start packing, and do I take everything with me? Sincerely, Unsure Mover   Dear...

A view from Kamiak Butte, a hike nearby Pullman.

Ask Life: What to experience before leaving Pullman?

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor April 16, 2024

Dear Life Section, As sad as it is, I need to consider that I am leaving Pullman in just a few weeks. I want to take advantage of my time here, but I do not know what to do. Do you have any suggestions? Sincerely, Last-Minute...

Take inspiration from the colors, variations and cycles of nature.

Ask Life: How can I find creative inspiration?

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter April 11, 2024

Dear Life Section, I have been trying to strike some new ideas for the past couple of weeks. Whether writing, painting or doing a creative class project, I find my mind going blank, and it makes me...

Try choosing one color scheme for your room and decorating accordingly.

Ask Life: How to decorate room after moving to Pullman?

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter April 2, 2024

Dear Life Section, I recently moved into a new apartment close to campus. I want to arrange all of my belongings and decorate the room to make it look liveable. Can you help me figure all of this...

You can make plans to go Easter egg hunting with loved ones.

Ask Life: Plans to make for Easter?

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor March 26, 2024

Dear Life Section, I always celebrated Easter with my family, and now I am not sure what to do this year. Do you have any suggestions? Sincerely, Holiday Planner   Dear Holiday Planner, One...

WSU student eating and doing school work at the Compton Union Building.

Ask Life: How to return to the swing of things after break?

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor March 19, 2024

Dear Life Section, I just got back from my spring break trip, and now I do not know how to get back into my normal routine. Do you have any tips on how to stay motivated for the last stretch of the...

It is possible to eat healthy while you are still in college.

Ask Life: How to maintain a healthy diet while in college?

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor March 5, 2024

Dear Life Section, I want to start eating healthy meals, but I do not know where to start or how to do it within my budget. Do you have any suggestions? Sincerely, Beginning Health Guru   Dear...

Felix Roman (second to the left) and his intramural 6v6 volleyball team.

Ask Life: How can I join a sport in college?

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor February 27, 2024

Dear Life Section, I want to stay active and play a sport during my time in college, but I don’t know where to start and am intimidated to join a team. Do you have any suggestions on what I should...

Penny, Anna Adams pet cat, as a kitten.

Ask Life: How do I take care of a pet in college?

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor February 20, 2024

Dear Life Section, I am a college student and would love to have a pet — preferably a dog or cat — for companionship during my time here. However, I am worried I may not be qualified to take care...

There are research opportunities for undergraduate students in many fields.

Ask Life: How to get undergraduate research experience?

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter February 6, 2024

Dear Life Section, I am a STEM undergraduate and I want to get some research experience to start my career. However, I do not know if the professors who work in labs take in undergraduate students to...

The dark and cold winter season can make you lose motivation.

Ask Life: How to deal with seasonal depression?

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor January 30, 2024

Dear Life Section, I am trying to stay on top of classes and my social life, but this weather makes me feel unmotivated, lazy and sad. Do you have any tips for turning that around? Sincerely, Unmotivated...

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