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

A love triangle focused around three men in Texas? What more could I ask for?

Book review: ‘Take Down’ hits some of the marks

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

You caught me. I am a huge sucker for romance books. It was how I spent a good portion of quarantine last year. I read a few books that centered around my interests and laughed and cried and judged...

Coelho’s novel was published in 1988, but it is still ahead of the times. His story gives readers a new perspective on life and one’s “Personal Legend.”

‘The Alchemist’ catalyst for anyone’s personal growth

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist October 4, 2021

Paulo Coelho’s novel, “The Alchemist,” is a tale of adventure. It is motivational, eye-opening and cherished by endless people of all different ages and beliefs. More specifically, this widely-known...

Characters in this novel show the suffering of being in love with your abuser and the strength of being a survivor.

BookTok review: ‘It Ends with Us’ powerfully illustrates anguish of abuse

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 30, 2021

Like everyone else, I am mindlessly scrolling through TikTok any chance I get. There, I happened to stumble across a book recommendation for a novel by Colleen Hoover.  If you have been on Book...

Characters in this novel reveal how life continues on as we work through our struggles.

‘Turtles All the Way Down’ beautifully depicts anxiety, OCD

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

John Green’s young adult novel, “Turtles All the Way Down,” is a refreshing contemporary piece filled with powerful quotes that disclose the raw and painful reality of living with a mental illness. The...

One of the more tame scenes of American Gods features Shadow, Mr. Wednesday, a talking bison and the World Tree from Norse mythology.

‘American Gods’ is mind bender with twists, turns

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist September 16, 2021

I will be the first one to admit I haven’t been the best about reading new books during the pandemic. I tend to get trapped watching TikToks or binging something on Netflix. With things opening up...

Poverty rates and annual deaths from natural disasters have decreased, creating a higher quality of life for all people.

Book review: ‘Factfulness’ inspires new hope

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist September 9, 2021

Does anyone else get instantly depressed when they hear negative news? Do you feel as though the world is not getting any better? As students in particular, do you ever feel like there is no hope for the...

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