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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

Culture editor explores cannabis culture at WSU and in Pullman area.

Leditor: WEED better talk about this week

LANNAN RUIZ April 14, 2022

Hey there, you culture section readers! You may have noticed this week is a special edition! We have granted anonymity privileges for this week as we talk about a touchy subject: Weed/Cannabis. As...

We have a real Ask Emma extravaganza this week for the 50th edition of everyones favorite advice column.

Ask Emma: 50 questions for the 50th edition

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor March 3, 2022

It’s my 50th Ask Emma, which felt like a big, round number worthy of a special edition. This week, I solicited 50 questions from readers, and I will be answering them rapid-fire in no particular order.  Ready,...

Graduate student parents overlooked by university

Graduate student parents overlooked by university

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

Rabia Khan, fifth-year doctoral student in electrical engineering, has changed since she first began her studies at WSU.  “When I started graduate school, I was more passionate than I am...

ADHD is not a choice

ADHD is not a choice

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

Editor's note: Before you suspect that you have ADHD after reading some of the symptoms mentioned below, I urge you to read the DSM-5 diagnosis criteria to avoid misdiagnosing yourself. ADHD is uncommon,...

Characters in this novel reveal how life continues on as we work through our struggles.

Book review: ‘Turtles All the Way Down’ beautifully depicts anxiety, OCD

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

John Green’s young adult novel, “Turtles All the Way Down,” is a refreshing contemporary piece filled with powerful quotes that disclose the raw and painful reality of living with a mental illness. The...

Americas efforts to tackle the stigma of mental health is notable, but not as much as the way men have been left behind in these efforts.

Mental health stigma takes disproportionate toll on men

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

Despite the fact that mental health is more talked about now than ever before, it seems that men are being left behind in this discussion.  We have finally given a name to many of the mental conditions...

‘The Hurt Locker’ reveals American setbacks

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

The movie "The Hurt Locker" came out in 2009. But 12 years later, with the American withdrawal from Afghanistan, the movie’s underlying themes about how the Armed Forces handle post-traumatic stress...

Plants are the best medicine

Plants are the best medicine

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

Plants — my slight obsession. I could cry over receiving a new plant. Seeing all those leafy green hands reaching for me makes me feel basically like a mom with a new baby. I am a stereotypical plant...

We are not defined by mental illness

We are not defined by mental illness

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

I am not my mental illness, nor is anyone else. I think of myself as powerful, kind and grateful. Dealing with my mental health for the past few years has never been easy, but being who I am makes it worth...

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