The Daily Evergreen

OPINION: Hiking improves mental health

It's important to get out and get exercise, not just for physical health, but for mental health as well.

PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen columnist

October 6, 2020

Since the beginning of quarantine, more people have been experiencing mental health issues like depression and anxiety. I have depression and anxiety, and COVID-19 has definitely worsened both. One way that I try to combat these issues is by walking and hiking. I’ve always loved hiking, and I think...

OPINION: Stay busy and stay active

There's no shortage of things for Cougs to do to stay active and occupied.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

September 1, 2020

The pandemic has put the whole world on lockdown, and states across America have issued stay-at-home mandates. Since the shutdown in March, people have struggled to find activities to entertain themselves while staying home, so staying busy is very important. Chris Dickey, WSU tuba and euphonium instructor,...

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