The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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

Demetre and Lindsey Makratzakis.

‘I can’t imagine being with someone that didn’t go to WSU’

ANGEL IKUEZE, Evergreen reporter February 9, 2023

Demetre and Lindsey Makratzakis met in 2016 while they were undergraduates at WSU. Six years later, they got engaged. The couple said they met on Tinder. Lindsey said her roommate had put her onto the...

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...

Some insight into kissing, and why we do it.

Why do we kiss?

SHAKIRA GONZALEZ-LUNA, Evergreen columnist February 8, 2023

Why do we kiss? There are different perspectives behind our reasoning for kissing. The history of kissing is also very diverse, from being an instinct from breastfeeding to having to do with chimpanzees’...

My heart on Valentine’s Day, brimming with self-love!!

OPINION: I! Love! Valentine’s! Day!

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2022

Originally, the iconic day of love was not meant for what it is today. During the 14th century, Valentine's Day was more of a “mating season” than it was about celebrating you or your partner's love,...

Who would not enjoy a romance novel with a good mix of the fake-dating and
opposites-attract tropes alongside a bit of geeky pizazz?

BookTok Review: ‘The Love Hypothesis’ encapsulates challenges people face in academia

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist February 8, 2022

In her debut novel “The Love Hypothesis,” Ali Hazelwood took BookTok by storm, garnering thousands of book recommendations from avid readers within mere months of its publication in September. I...

Digging Deep captures the essence of a true relationship, with all the awkward moments included.

Book review: ‘Digging Deep’ by Jay Hogan

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 11, 2021

In my search to find representation in books, I came across Jay Hogan's "Digging Deep."  Given that it is a female author writing about a relationship between two gay men in a dual narrative format,...

A love triangle focused around three men in Texas? What more could I ask for?

Book review: ‘Take Down’ hits some of the marks

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 21, 2021

You caught me. I am a huge sucker for romance books. It was how I spent a good portion of quarantine last year. I read a few books that centered around my interests and laughed and cried and judged...

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