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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

Other than Santas, Mary Lou Wayne also creates fairy sculptors that are just as quirky.

‘You can get the expression in my sculptures’

SHEILA JOHNSON April 14, 2021

Mary Lou Wayne, sculptor and owner of Characters in Clay in Lewiston, always tells beginning artists to never stop trying. She encourages artists to experiment with different mediums until they find their...

Clover Rinehart loves when shes given artistic liberty. She feels like she can read people and design their piece based on their personality.

Pieces that are passed down generations

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter April 7, 2021

Artist Clover Rinehart of Uniontown, Washington creates art that is not only beautiful, but functional. About 10 years ago, Rinehart started making leather gun holsters specialized for women, by women....

Temple began drawing wildlife and nature when she was a child living on a farm in Illinois.

‘This is my career and my calling’

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter March 31, 2021

As a child, all Catherine Temple wanted to do was create art. Now, she is a career artist who specializes in painting wildlife and pet portraits. Temple said the best part of her job is being able to...

Sewing experience led her to Etsy shop

Sewing experience led her to Etsy shop

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter March 17, 2021

A local Palouse woman took her love for sewing and turned it into beautiful artwork for all of the world to see. Jennifer Whitted uses her many years of sewing experience to craft one-of-a-kind, three-dimensional...

Murray not only designed cribbage board, he also engraves pens for sale on his Etsy shop.

From mechanical engineering to cribbage boards

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter March 4, 2021

One mechanical engineering major is putting his skills and his resources to the test to create some one-of-a-kind WSU themed merch that is not available anywhere else. WSU student Sean Murray has been...

WSU alumna creates art in various mediums inspired by her time in Pullman and the greater Palouse area. Pictured above is Leaf Lady.

Story behind Leaf Lady, Thunderhead

LANNAN RUIZ February 25, 2021

WSU alumna Rebecca Thorgaard paints the Palouse to express her emotions, giving more than just an image. Her painting’s such as "Thunderhead" and "Leaf Lady" express feelings and energy beyond the physical...

Kevin Graybill set to release first album February 19, 2021 on Spotify

From advertising to songwriting

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter February 11, 2021

In 2009, this freshly graduated Coug had no idea where his advertisement degree would take him, and now, just years later he is about to release his first album. WSU alum Kevin Graybill found his passion...

Ryan Hiller started photography in high school and has continued throughout college life.

Business student photographs grads

SHEILA JOHNSON February 4, 2021

Ryan Hiller, junior marketing major and communications minor, first picked up a camera his senior year of high school. Since then, he has taken his skills and started his own company, Hiller’s Photos. When...

The Pullman Collective: local band

The Pullman Collective: local band

LANNAN RUIZ February 4, 2021

Pullman, Washington, is a place filled with the true college experience. The Pullman Collective, a new band on the Palouse, writes about their experiences living in Pullman and going to school at WSU....

“I was really lucky to always have the kind of teachers and people in my life that had the heart of music and the emotional, expressive, and kind side of it be at the center, senior Anna Prykhodko said.

‘I had stability through music’

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

Anna Prykhodko’s parents were reluctant to allow her to begin piano lessons because of the strict nature of the schools in Ukraine. Finally in 3rd grade, she began her music studies at the Mykola Lysenko...

Senior Laura Ballard will have an online art show with Sharalee Chwaliszewski and the WSU Vancouver fine arts department in January.

‘Art has been my passion forever’

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor December 10, 2020

Laura Ballard started her journey to a BA in fine arts 10 years ago in California, and is ending it this semester at WSU Vancouver. Ballard grew up in southern California and has been practicing art...

Senior Joel Roeber has been heavily involved with the local music scene, working with acts like North Paw and NUU WAVE.

Student makes music, defies limitations

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

Almost nothing went as planned for senior Joel Roeber going into this semester, but that hasn’t stopped him from working toward earning his degree. Roeber, who will receive his Bachelor of Music in...

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