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Ask Emma: I need tips to break up the monotony

With COVID-19 limiting options for social interaction, Emma gives tips on how to keep away boredom. Some activities include going on daily walks and having a fall photoshoot.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

September 28, 2020

Dear Emma, My days are all starting to run together. I am so bored, I can’t even express it.  I go to classes. I eat. I sleep. I repeat. I need something to break up the monotony. Any tips (other than Netflix or procrastinating my classwork)? Thanks, Blasé Dear Blasé, Great ...

How to support farmers market vendors

When you shop at local farmers markets, you could have access to fresher food. You also have the chance to support vendors, like Omache Farms and Smoot's Flavor Farm.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen columnist

September 14, 2020

People should keep their purchases local and learn where food comes from as local farmers markets on the Palouse continue running weekly through October. The Pullman Farmers Market occurs from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoons at the WSU Visitor’s Center while the Moscow Farmers Market occurs...

Letter from the Editor: The art of reinvention

Letter from the Editor: The art of reinvention

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen ROOTS editor

August 17, 2020

As WSU students log into their first Zoom meetings of the semester, I hope they take this unusual time to grow. Growth can take many formats, whether it’s picking up a new hobby or finally listening to that one podcast you’ve been putting on the backburner. If you haven’t met me yet, I’m Madysen...

Ask Emma: What if I can’t pass my online classes?

Ask Emma suggests creating an accountability system and utilizing the Access Center to be more successful in online courses.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

July 20, 2020

Dear Emma, I am terrible at online classes. Last spring was by far my worst semester grade-wise, and I don’t think I can pass another semester not being completely in-person. I’ve already heard from several of my professors and none of my classes look like they will have a face-to-face compon...

Use online marketplaces to supplement your summer income

If your summer internship or job was canceled due to COVID-19, you could make some extra cash with these tips from an Evergreen columnist.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen columnist

June 29, 2020

The internet has become a place for people worldwide to purchase clothing, jewelry and other specialty items ⁠— especially in recent months due to COVID-19. Here are some ways you can take advantage of this new market and make a few bucks from home. Sell your old clothes There are several app...

Guide: Being an activist from home

There are several online campaigns and petitions you can sign, all of which you can do from a mobile device.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen columnist

June 15, 2020

With the current social and political climate, many people want to use their voice to make a social impact. However, with the threat of COVID-19 still present, it might be hard for some people to go outside. Here are some things you can do from your computer.  Register to vote Voting is one of the best ways...

Guide: Where to hit the trails this summer

The Palouse area has a variety of trails and destinations ranging from Kamiak Butte to Moscow Mountain.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

June 8, 2020

As we get closer to the peak of summer weather, spend some time outdoors and on local hiking trails. Here are some of the best ones — in my humble opinion, of course.  Kamiak Butte County Park Located about 30 minutes from Pullman, Kamiak Butte includes both steep hills and flat meadows that sa...

Ask Emma: How do I cure summer boredom?

Times like this may leave you feeling like there's nothing to do, but Emma has some ideas to occupy your time.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

May 26, 2020

Dear Emma, I’ve been at home for a couple months now. Spring semester is done and I’m not taking summer classes. I am running out of things to do, other than watching Netflix. Any tips to cure boredom or make me feel productive? Sincerely, “Cabin Fever” Dear Cabin Fever, Who k...

Politics need more education, less sensation

Politics need more education, less sensation

RACHEL LENTZ, Evergreen columnist

July 18, 2019

The polarization of politics in the U.S. has led to a highly inflammatory and discord-filled climate. New ways of consuming media make politics a powder keg. We need to put down the matches and learn how to navigate and disassemble this environment. The incendiary nature of political discussion in the U.S. is in ...

Reader Reactions: Students condemn sexist fraternity post

January 10, 2018

Readers react to an article about a screenshot of a private Facebook post shared on social media. The screenshot depicted a message about a Theta Xi date dash and contained sexist remarks, referencing women as “hoes” and “bitches,” as well as comments about the weight of some sorority members....

Administration must follow through on promises

 Alejandra Martinez, chair for WSU Queer People of Color and Allies and co-chair of MEChA, explains her hope this year for the WSU administration to work with those who are marginalized and to make WSU a more inclusive place Monday afternoon in the CUB.

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

January 10, 2018

Following the August sit-in at the Lighty Student Services building, protesters demanded more support and resources for multicultural and minority students. Despite responding to the list of demands with the intention of working with students, WSU administrators have yet to truly make good on their promises...

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