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The students have made their choices: A letter from the editor

BY MICHELLE FREDRICKSON | Evergreen editor-in-chief

March 6, 2015


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

Welcome to the Student Choice Awards, and thank you for voting.For the last several months, we at The Daily Evergreen have been working on a project to reflect the best things Pullman has to offer, according to students. We have been happy to work with ASWSU on this project to expand the Student Choice Awards ...

SMASHCLUB rocks the stage: Best local band

From staff reports

March 6, 2015


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

The musical group SMASHCLUB has won the Student Choice Awards for best local band.The group is composed of three members, James Campbell, a senior music composition major at WSU, Kevin Herriman, a sophomore psychology major at WSU and Todd Maegerle, a student at the University of Washington.SMASHCLU...

Listen to the doctor(s): Best doctor

From staff reports

March 6, 2015


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

Best Of DoctorsWhenever students ask if he’s back by some form of cruel and unusual torture, Pullman’s favorite doctor gets to say no. Dr. Edward Smith, M.D. at Pullman Family Medicine, was voted by WSU students as the best doctor in town.“Students always assume I’m here as a punishment or ...

Spring is coming, time to hike: best hiking

Spring is coming, time to hike: best hiking

From staff reports

March 6, 2015


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

The Palouse region is known for its rolling hills and wheat fields stretching as far as the eye can see. Amidst all of this relative flatness is something a little different. What looks like an island of rock jutting out from the rest of the hills of the Palouse. That island of rock is Kamiak Butte, whi...

The last course: best place to get dessert

From staff reports

March 6, 2015


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For the last three years, Sweet Mutiny has served the public as the go-to place when locals are itching to satisfy their sweet tooth needs.Manager and Head Baker Rachel Schad said the shop has really become the central spot for students and families. In the evenings, lots of students come in with their...

An American staple: Best burger

From staff reports

March 6, 2015


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

Since 1974, Cougar Country’s burgers have satisfied the stomachs of many with original recipes, in house preparation and burgers that take up half the plate. It's no surprise the diner on Grande Avenue took the spot for best burger in town.Longtime employee and manager Brian Power said the American ...

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

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

From staff reports

March 6, 2015


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

“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


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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


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

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


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

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


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

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

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

DUSTIN VANDEHOEF | Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2015


Filed under Best Of The Palouse

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...

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