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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

Ryan Booth presents a slideshow and goes over the history of Thanksgiving.

WSU historian tells true story of Thanksgiving

JULIAN CABALLERO November 28, 2023

The real history of Thanksgiving is a longer story than what is normally thought about, WSU historian Ryan Booth said at a Thanksgiving Talk the Native American Women’s Association and Ku-Ah-Mah hosted...

Next year, try spending Thanksgiving in your own company for a change.

Ask Life: How to spend Thanksgiving alone?

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter November 28, 2023

Dear Life Section, I did not go home for Thanksgiving and was alone in Pullman. Since all my friends went out of town, I did not know what to do here alone to celebrate. Some places on campus reduced...

Eat food, spend time with loved ones or take the time to rest.

Ask Life: How to spend Thanksgiving with friends?

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief November 14, 2023

Dear Life Section, I’m not going home for Thanksgiving, and I’m not sure what to do! I have a couple of friends who are staying in town, but most people I know are leaving. The friends who are...

In lieu of a main dish, try making a side for your friends.

Ask Life: What to bring to a Friendsgiving potluck?

TAHSSYA AVANT, Evergreen columnist November 9, 2023

Dear Life Section, I need ideas. My friends invited me to a Friendsgiving potluck next week, but I am not sure what to bring. I live in an off-campus apartment with a small, shared kitchen and I do...

The Cougar Cowgirl has her own traditions for Thanksgivng.

Rodeoing stops for nothing, not even holidays

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor December 1, 2022

Rope, ride, repeat. Thanksgiving is no exception. Usually, my parents and brother and I have a Thanksgiving lunch. My mom makes phenomenal mashed potatoes that I could eat all day long, and apparently...

Emma has advice on how to overcome your post-break slump

Ask Emma: How do I overcome the post-Thanksgiving slump?

ANNIE HAGER December 1, 2022

Editor's Note: Even though Emma Ledbetter has graduated, The Daily Evergreen has decided to continue the Ask Emma segment with a new author in honor of our friend Emma and all the people she has helped. Dear...

Student picks up a Cougar Food Pantry apple, Nov. 9.

As Thanksgiving approaches, donation requests increase

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter November 10, 2022

Thanksgiving vacation is approaching, and organizations like the Cougar Food Pantry are providing free meals for WSU students and Pullman Community members facing food insecurity. Food insecurity refers...

Editor-in-chief Loren Negron is proud of the Evergreen staffs resilience, dedication and investment.

Letter from the editor: Season of gratitude, time for rest

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 18, 2021

In this season of gratitude, my staff and I would like to thank our readers and the WSU and Pullman communities for the support, feedback and encouragement. The pandemic brought about many challenges to...

Palouse Librarys Annual Turkey Leg Fundraiser and fun run will take runners through the heart of downtown Palouse.

Gobbel, gobbel, go faster

Mikayla Finnerty, Editor-in-chief November 18, 2021

At 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, the Palouse Library will host its annual Turkey Leg Fundraiser and fun run in downtown Palouse. There is no need to sign up in advance. To participate, all you need to...

The president started the tradition of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey in 1947.

Counting your blessings through the decades

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist November 18, 2021

When people think of a modern Thanksgiving meal, a few things come to mind. A full turkey is usually the centerpiece of the meal, with sides such as mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole and...

In terms of the most popular holidays, the results of this poll may shock you.

OPINION: Ranking the worst popular holidays

GRACE LAPIERRE December 8, 2020

Out of all the popular, highly commercialized holidays in the U.S., I would say Halloween has always been my favorite. I like Thanksgiving because of the food. New Years' was my lowest-ranked holiday as...

Thanksgiving misses the mark in a lot of ways, especially in terms of food.

OPINION: Satire: Thanksgiving falls flat

JOEY FRANKLIN December 1, 2020

The first Thanksgiving occurred in November 1621. Since then, there have been plenty of iffy traditions that have somehow stuck around for almost 400 years. My biggest qualm with Thanksgiving is stuffing,...

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