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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

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...

Everyone experiences burnout; you are not alone.

Ask Life: How do I deal with mid-term burnout?

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Managing editor March 1, 2023

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen has decided to continue the Ask Emma column under a new name: Ask Life.  Dear Life Section, It’s only mid-way through the semester, but I feel so burnt out...

Luke Tyler was a freshman and Theta Chi fraternity member.

Fraternity member’s death confirmed as suicide

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor February 20, 2023

Whitman County coroner Annie Pillers confirmed Monday that 19-year-old Luke M. Tyler died from suicide with the cause of death being acute intoxication due to the combined effects of alcohol and bupropion.  Tyler...

Jiemei Lin and her team paint the Racial Healing Wall on a canvas in the CUB Jan. 17, 2023.

Racial Healing Mural halts several passing through CUB

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter January 19, 2023

Nestled in the Compton Union Building lies a beautiful canvas of flowers, animals and human figures. Internationally recognized author, artist and illustrator Jiemei Lin and her team stopped CUB-goers...

Out of state students that are used to different climates are at higher risk of developing symptoms

‘Tis the season to be gloomy

CHLOE EKSTROM, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2023

During the winter months, when the sky darkens and the temperature drops, the lack of sunlight can cause some people to experience negative emotions. This change in mood could be caused by Seasonal Affective...

Director of Transportation Chris Boyan adresses ASWSU Wednesday night.

ASWSU: Students bring financial concerns to director of transportation

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief December 8, 2022

ASWSU argued that parking fines deter students from parking violations, and give updates on the Narcan distribution. Director of academics plans on lobbying for funding for mental health at the last ASWSU...

Newly confirmed ASWSU members discuss the need for change on campus, Sept. 21.

ASWSU confirms three new members

ALEXANDRIA BUCK, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2022

ASWSU confirmed three new members during its meeting Wednesday night. Collin Bannister, freshman philosophy major, stood in front of ASWSU convincing them to pick him for the new director of Legislative...

The platform includes an after-hours crisis line and a community referral network among other resources.

WSU introduces new mental health resource

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor September 1, 2022

The ProtoCall+ platform will be made available to WSU students later this week, featuring four different services for students seeking virtual mental health resources Patience McGinnis, Vancouver director...

Daylon Hicks jumps over the 6-foot-4 bar on Jan. 14 at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: the future life holds

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2022

As the year comes to an end, I really feel this may have been the hardest year yet. Transitioning from online classes back to in-person classes was a weird experience for me because I was used to...

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