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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

Is Valentine’s Day just a gigantic marketing scam created by greeting card companies to make money? Or is it a holiday actually worth celebrating?

OPINION: Valentine’s Day – day of love, or corporate scheme?

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2022

Valentine’s Day is a day that is supposed to celebrate love and appreciation.  However, this day of love seems to be one of the most disputed holidays in America. People cannot agree whether...

With the holiday season looming, it is time to focus on why we are truly buying gifts for our friends and families.

Give gifts out of love, not obligation

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor December 6, 2021

Gifts are meant to be a way to show love and appreciation for others. Christmas has partially ruined that. Growing up, I have learned a lot of negative things about Christmas and its tradition of gift...

Christmas gifts lie on shelves in The Bookie on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021.

Holiday gift ideas for Coug families

Anna Michalson , Evergreen reporter December 3, 2021

Unsure what to get your Coug-loving family for the holidays this year? We’ve all been there; gift shopping is hard enough without the added stress of finals week.  Well have no fear. You can...

The 63rd annual Pancake Breakfast and Music Fest is the perfect way to support your community while enjoying a meal.

Kick off the holidays Kiwanis style

Mikayla Finnerty, Staff Reporter and Social Media Consultant December 3, 2021

The Kiwanis Club of Pullman will host its 63rd annual Pancake Breakfast and Music Fest on Dec.4 at the Gladish Community and Cultural Center. The festival to kick off the season's festivities will run...

The 1916 Washington State College football team in Pullman, Washington, from th Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections department of WSU Libraries.

Preserving history: Holiday edition

Justin Washington , Evergreen research editor December 3, 2021

Community members with historical photos of holidays past can help preserve that history for generations to come by contributing to the Whitman County Digital Collections. From 1-4 p.m on Dec. 9, employees...

A simple gift can be the best one. Dont be afraid to gift your friends something small or tasty.

Holiday gifting on a college budget

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor December 2, 2021

It is that time of year again where people give and receive gifts per the tradition of the holiday season. Gifts are joyous for many people all around. It is a wonderful feeling to appreciate and feel...

Jacob Ward plays a clarinet solo during movement four of Alice Poteracke’s masters composition recital, “The Humanity Project.”

WSU School of Music getting into holiday spirit

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer November 30, 2021

WSU’s School of Music is hosting its holiday celebration concert at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bryan Hall Theatre. Audience members will hear from WSU's Concert Choir, World Music Ensemble, Crimson...

Panelists Mark OEnglish, Sylvia Bullock and Amir Gilmore discuss the history of holidays at WSU and how to celebrate them in a respectful and culturally sensitive manner.

CCE hosts history of holidays discussion panel

Nick Gibson, Evergreen roots editor September 16, 2021

On Sept. 14, the Center for Civic Engagement held their first Public Square event of the school year, “Holidays at WSU: Thanksgiving to Juneteenth.”  The Public Square initiative is an ongoing...

In terms of the most popular holidays, the results of this poll may shock you.

OPINION: Ranking the worst popular holidays

GRACE LAPIERRE December 8, 2020

Out of all the popular, highly commercialized holidays in the U.S., I would say Halloween has always been my favorite. I like Thanksgiving because of the food. New Years' was my lowest-ranked holiday as...

Christmas music just keeps creeping up on us — and it just doesn’t seem right.

OPINION: Don’t play Christmas music until after Thanksgiving

MADELINE GREER November 12, 2020

During the last few months of the year, many people refer to this time as the holiday season. We celebrate the spookiness of Halloween, eat a feast at Thanksgiving, and rejoice with the season of giving...

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