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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

You are never against each other.

Ask Life: What does communication in relationships look like?

ALAINN FITZGERALD, Evergreen reporter April 20, 2023

Editor’s note: The Daily Evergreen has decided to continue the Ask Emma column under a new name: Ask Life. Dear Life Section, I am in the best relationship of my life. So far, I have learned that...

Childhood or adulthood, almost all of us have had fictional crushes.

Why do we fall for fictional characters?

GABRIELLE FELICIANO, Evergreen life editor February 9, 2023

My first crush was a fictional character. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had crushes on real boys as well. But no matter what, I always found myself falling for fictional boys more. I never questioned...

It can be hard to navigate relationships as a young adult, especially when the relationships portrayed in popular media are not always the healthiest.

‘Is It Love, Actually?’

MIKAYLA FINNERTY, Editor-in-chief February 17, 2022

The Latah County Library District and Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse teamed up for a virtual event on Friday on the representation of relationships in popular media. Bailey Gillreath-Brown,...

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...

Surprisingly, in a society where love is at the forefront of socializing, we are ridiculed for feeling incomplete without it.

Love your loneliness

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 29, 2021

I am 19 and have never dated. Cue the violins. A friend told me a couple weeks ago that romance is a social construct. I would say that is mostly true. After all, we do not necessarily need romantic...

Online dating platforms allow users to establish connections with others they would not have met under conventional circumstances.

The sea is not full of catfish

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist October 21, 2021

In this day and age, especially with the pandemic looming over our heads, it is extremely difficult to find potential partners in person. Everyone is too busy to physically go out and meet new people. Thus,...

The internet is dominating communication. But at what cost?

Social media takes ‘social’ out of everything

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 7, 2021

My biggest concern about social media is not how it might affect one’s self-esteem or one’s productivity. Rather, my biggest concern is how social media might alter how we view social interactions. People...

Getting comfortable with silence is important for relationships when it comes to compromise.

Ask Emma: I talk way more than my significant other

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor July 7, 2021

Dear Emma, I recently made it “official” with this person I’ve been dating. Things have been going really well, and I really like them. However, when we spend time together, there are a lot of...

If youve used a dating app, theres a good chance youve been ghosted before. Emma tells readers to respect boundaries and to not make assumptions when you dont get a response back from someone.

Ask Emma: I got ghosted

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 26, 2020

Dear Emma, I got ghosted, and I don’t know what I did wrong. I was talking to this person on an internet dating website, and I felt like the conversation was going really well. I’m not sure what...

Picking up more than just a one night stand: dos and don’ts

Abby Student September 5, 2013

Some romances begin with the “you had me at hello” moment, and then there are those that require a few more words.It’s no secret that pickup lines appeal to our sense of humor, and the resulting...

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