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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

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,...

Thanksgiving pies are some of the year’s best, but they’re not all equally good. Here’s some favorites.

OPINION: Thanksgiving’s best pies

GRACE LAPIERRE November 19, 2020

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful, but it is also a time to eat. For me, pie is one of the best parts about Thanksgiving, especially since my first time having a pumpkin pie was at Thanksgiving a few...

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

OPINION: These turkey recipes are sure to please

GRACE LAPIERRE November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is coming soon and with turkey often being the star of the show, I was curious as to what the best way to cook a turkey would be. When I asked my mother how we usually cooked our turkey, she...

Christmas music just keeps creeping up on us — and it just doesn’t seem right.

OPINION: Don’t play Christmas music until after Thanksgiving

MADELINE GREER November 12, 2020

During the last few months of the year, many people refer to this time as the holiday season. We celebrate the spookiness of Halloween, eat a feast at Thanksgiving, and rejoice with the season of giving...

Thanksgiving is a Eurocentric holiday and is full of stereotypes about Indigenous people, said Cornel Pewewardy, professor emeritus of Indigenous nations studies at Portland State University.

Thanksgiving objectifies Indigenous people, guest speaker says

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter November 10, 2020

The commercialization of Thanksgiving is disturbing and the holiday should be decolonized, a Portland State University professor said. People are not taught the truth about Thanksgiving, said Cornel...

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