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Hunting for WSU gear in Pullman: Best place to buy a gift

When it comes to purchasing gifts, WSU students voted Walmart as the best place to shop. The Bookie came in second and Spirit Springs came in third.

From staff reports

March 6, 2015

“Save money, gift better” is the consensus with WSU students who have dubbed Walmart the best place to buy a gift.“We have a variety of everything, so we’re going to have what they’re looking for,” Store Manager Jennifer Bruse said.Walmart has been open at the Pullman location for four years a...

Finding the Nook: Best place to study on campus

From staff reports

March 6, 2015

The Holland Terrell Library has been voted as the best place to study on campus by students. There are several factors that make the library a better study spot than a dorm room or sofa.Most students said while the library is close enough to reach quickly on foot, its quiet halls and maze-like complexity ...

Entrepreneur, leader, mentor: Favorite professor

Entrepreneur, leader, mentor: Favorite professor

By Alysen Boston | Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2015

WSU's entrepreneurship professor Joe Harris is the winner of the favorite professor category in the Student Choice Awards.Harris has been a faculty member at WSU since 1993 when he became a counselor for WSU’s chapter of the Small Business Development Center.At the Pullman campus, Harris teaches E...

The penultimate porcelain throne: Best bathroom

Tyler DeLong | Evergreen columnist

March 6, 2015

The john, the loo, the pinnacle of porcelain poopers, which campus bathroom gets your vote? We checked the polls and the results are in, hold your breath folks.In a close contest that plopped many contenders awry, the 2015 Student Choice Award for Best Bathroom goes to – the CUB!I absolutely had to go...

ASWSU aims to serve the interests of students: best student organization

From staff reports

March 6, 2015

Students at WSU voted ASWSU the best student organization in Pullman.Known as the student governing body and voice of the Cougs, ASWSU has accomplished a lot since the beginning of fall 2014.“It’s exactly what we want to hear as a student organization. We want to be as beneficial as possible to stud...

What makes for a great Friday night: Best place to grab a beer, best happy hour, best bar, and best bartender

Inside Rico's Pub in 2015.

DUSTIN VANDEHOEF | Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2015

Best Place to Grab a Beer:In a town like Pullman, knowing the best places to grab a beer with friends is fundamental to the college experience.The coveted first place went to Pullman's 80-year-old bar, The Coug.“It's an intimate, fun place, and you get to know our bartenders really well,” Manager Lau...

Study Munchies: Best study snack

From staff reports

March 6, 2015

Coffee is a staple in most college students’ diets.We drink coffee in the morning, we drink coffee in the afternoon, we drink coffee in the evening. Then, because of all the coffee we’ve had to drink that day, we can’t sleep. And the next day, we drink coffee to stay awake.This is not an unusu...

Straight from the cows: Best ice cream and cheese

Straight from the cows: Best ice cream and cheese

ADDY FORTE | Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2015

Ferdinand’s Ice Cream offers many favorites, but Tin Lizzy was voted the best. Russ Salvadalena, WSU creamery manager, said a lot of Ferdinand’s ice cream flavors have been around for years and they rarely change them.“It’s sort of a nostalgia thing, when alumni come back to campus they lik...

Porch Light fires up its ovens: Best pizza

From staff reports

March 6, 2015

As a staple late night and party food, pizza places in Pullman have stiff competition.Porch Light Pizza, a recently opened specialty restaurant located downtown won the award for best spot to grab a slice.“We opened last April,” Porch Light Manager George Swanger said. “It’s the owners of Southfork, they ...

Get away in Coeur d’Alene: Best weekend getaway

From staff reports

March 6, 2015

A certain small town has earned a name for itself on the national scale, and offers students the opportunity to leave Pullman for the weekend.Coeur d’Alene has become a popular weekend destination for college students due to its proximity to Pullman and its variety of activities.Lake Coeur d’Alene is t...

Sober? Roller derby, exercise: Best sober activity

Sober? Roller derby, exercise: Best sober activity

From staff reports

March 6, 2015

When it comes to finding sober activities, UREC and Roller Derby top the rest.Roller Derby:Have you ever felt the need to strap on a pair of roller skates and beat the snot out of someone in intense, full-contact, flat-track action? Well, the Rolling Hills Derby Dames, winners of the 2015 Student Ch...

A brand new ‘do, a brand new you: Best hair stylist

From staff reports

March 6, 2015

Not many people can wake up with good hair, but for WSU students, there are people in Pullman to help.Hair by James took first prize for Best Hairstylist. The owner, James Cofer, studied cosmetology in his hometown of Lewiston, Idaho, because he said he was looking for a profession that was creative a...

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