The Daily Evergreen

OPINION: Pumpkins are fall’s ideal treat

There's a reason pumpkins are the ideal fall treat — they're delicious.

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2020

I went to get groceries, caving into my monthslong desire to eat something pumpkin-flavored, only to find Walmart and Safeway were out of pumpkin puree. So, my roommate bought me a pie pumpkin, and we pureed it ourselves. While I like pumpkin things year-round and will make pumpkin bread if I can...

OPINION: Fall is the best season

Fall's cozy atmosphere and changing weather make it a solid candidate for the best season.

MADELINE GREER, Evergreen columnist

October 6, 2020

Temperatures are finally starting to cool down, and the days are becoming shorter and shorter. Leaves are changing color and falling off the trees, and pumpkin-spice-flavored products are back on the shelf. Fall has officially begun. There are only four seasons throughout the year, and fall is the bes...

Ask Emma: What are some COVID-safe date ideas?

If you're worried COVID-19 is putting a damper on your love life, Emma has some date ideas you can do around the Palouse.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

October 5, 2020

Dear Emma, I recently started dating this girl who I really like. I want to take her on some fun dates, but I’m worried about COVID-19 and being safe while we’re out. Normally, I would do something like bowling with a group of friends or taking a drive to a fun picnic spot, but I’m not sure ...

OPINION: Halloween’s best movies

With fall just around the corner, it's time to get in a spooky mood with a couple Halloween classics.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

September 23, 2020

With summer turning to fall, the idea of staying inside all day and watching movies becomes increasingly enticing. Halloween and horror movies start creeping into theaters around this time of the year. Ranging from kid-friendly to intense and gory, they are almost always fun to watch. The latest scary...

OPINION: Pumpkin spice has gone too far

The ubiquitous pumpkin spice seems to be everywhere during fall — but it might be time for it to go. From pastries to lattes to Frappuccinos, all things pumpkin-flavored have grown stale and passe.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist

September 17, 2020

Fall is upon us. Along with the leaves turning brown, Halloween season and the beginning of school comes one more player — pumpkin spice lattes. I have never understood the hype behind pumpkin spice lattes until this fall. I drank my first PSL (pumpkin spice latte) before my first day of class, an...

Ask Emma: I don’t know what to expect if I start school in the fall

As high school seniors graduate this spring and decide whether to attend WSU in the fall, a lot of unknowns are still up in the air. Emma advises seniors to keep tabs on the latest updates from the university.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

June 8, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m going to be a freshman at WSU in the fall and I’m worried about what classes are going to be like. I was already nervous to transition from high school to college, but that was before everything happened with the pandemic. My parents suggested I take a gap year. I would rather ...

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