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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Jonah Oh around the time he thought of the Green Day concept. Photo courtesy of Jonah Oh

WSU hosts first “Green Day” carnival

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter April 17, 2024

Jonah Oh, junior criminal justice major and resident advisor, partnered with ASWSU to hold the university’s first ever "Green Day" carnival on April 11. Green Day is a carnival held on campus that...

Jonah Oh, junior criminal justice major, discussing the Green Day mental health festival with the ASWSU senators

ASWSU to host first ever mental health festival

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter March 29, 2024

The ASWSU department of community affairs will be hosting its first ever Green Day mental health festival in April. Jonah Oh, junior criminal justice major said he came up with the idea of Green Day...

WSU defensive backs helmets waiting to be picked up prior to football scrimmage, Aug. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU Athletics investing in mental health resources for student-athletes

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor October 2, 2023

WSU Athletics has invested in mental health counseling for their student-athletes, especially in the last five years. One way they have increased their reach is by hiring professionals in the field from...

A WSU player holds up three fingers in honor of Tyler Hilinski, a former WSU quarterback who died by suicide in January 2018.

Hilinski’s Hope continues through love for Tyler

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor September 28, 2023

Trigger warning: This article contains references to suicide. Tyler Hilinski enrolled to play quarterback at WSU in 2015. He played a significant role in the 2017 season when the Cougs went to the Holiday...

Counseling as well as Cougar Health Services available for student athletes facing mental health challenges

Mental health resources available for student-athletes

GRACE HARVEY, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2023

For WSU student-athletes struggling with mental health, WSU Athletics and Cougar Health Services can provide help. At the moment, “the prevalence of the risk of depression in collegiate student-athletes...

You can try journaling, yoga and more.

Ask Life: Are there alternatives to therapy?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief September 26, 2023

Dear Life Section, I need help with my mental health, but therapy is not an option for me anymore. I have tried time and time again to see a therapist at multiple different places, but it just has not...

There are many resources available for de-stressing your life.

Ask Life: How to manage a busy schedule?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief August 29, 2023

Dear Life Section, I am so busy this semester, and I am not sure how to manage it. I have a full schedule and a part-time job, but I want to maintain a social life alongside that. But, now that it is...

You will not be in college for the rest of your life.

Ask Life: How to cope with college loneliness?

GABRIELLE FELICIANO, Evergreen life editor August 22, 2023

Dear Life Section, I am a WSU sophomore starting the year without a single friend on campus. I tried everything to meet people last year — hanging out with my roommate, talking to classmates, joining...

Some of the biggest concerns students are dealing with when they come to CAPS are usually anxiety and depression.

College students increasingly face mental health concerns, report states

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor April 18, 2023

In the past three years, student mental health has been taking a hit. More than 60% of college students met the criteria for at least one mental health problem during the 2020–21 school year, according...

WRAP is a resource for everyone.

WRAP: A local peer support group for mental illness

ANGEL IKUEZE, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2023

Editor's note: This piece has been updated on April 4, 2023, to include more information about WRAP. Wellness, Recovery, Action, Planning. That is what WRAP, a peer support group for mental illness,...

CAPS provides an after-hours line that allows students to speak to a counselor outside of CAPS business hours

Spring, the time to reflect on mental health

ALISA VOLZ, Evergreen reporter March 23, 2023

College is a stressful period of change so supporting students is of immense importance, said Dr. Jennifer Ellsworth, director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) on the WSU Pullman Campus. Ellsworth...

Mason Bakke doing an interview Feb. 27 on Terrell Mall.

Street talk: How is Your Mental Health This Time In the Semester?

ANNABELLE PEPIN, Evergreen columnist March 2, 2023

Midterms are almost upon us and it feels like the weeks cannot get any longer. The inconsistent weather mixed with the never-ending course load leaves many of our WSU Pullman students discouraged and on...

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