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Give gifts without breaking the bank

Give gifts without breaking the bank

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

With the holidays approaching quickly, it can be difficult to buy gifts for loved ones with a college student’s budget. Ideally, most people want to give something the recipient will appreciate and use or display. With mom, dad, siblings, fellow classmates and significant others to think about,...

Thrift stores: ‘This is my sixth time I’ll be retiring’

Thrift stores: ‘This is my sixth time I’ll be retiring’

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

Name: Brian MacArthur Occupation: Store manager at Palouse Treasures Thrift Store Tell me about what it’s like working here. “It’s fun. I’ve been working in thrift stores for about 15 years. You get all the neat merchandise that comes in. It’s just fun to sell back all the fun things w...

Art Among the Trees helps fund local roof project

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

A community celebration, featuring local artwork and photography paired with decorated Christmas trees, will help fund The Center, a community space in Colfax. The Art Among the Trees open house will announce the winner of this year’s Festival of Trees and host a raffle for a movie-themed tree decorated...

Non-profit hires, supports locals

Non-profit hires, supports locals

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Life, Showcase

The HOPE Center of Moscow serves as a place of employment for those who have been out of the work force for an extended period of time. For DeDe McReynolds, HOPE Center service coordinator, providing a stable environment for people in need is just as important as running an affordable thrift store,...

Santa engages with children, elves hand out early gifts

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

Children can visit Santa Claus for breakfast and receive an early present from one of his elves. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will visit each family throughout breakfast, while guests can color pictures and write their letter to Santa, according to the Moscow Chamber of Commerce website. Santa will also...

Inland Oasis organization celebrates holidays with Drag Bingo

Inland Oasis organization celebrates holidays with Drag Bingo

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 10, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

Bingo lovers and casual players alike can enjoy bingo with a show while winning prizes donated by local businesses. Drag Bingo: A Sweet Holiday Edition will feature a cast of drag performers and a game of bingo to support Inland Oasis, a volunteer-based organization for the LGBTQ community, according...

Volunteering: Learning about the community

Volunteering: Learning about the community

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

Name: Kassi L. Rolin Position: WSU graduate, student engagement coordinator at the Center for Civic Engagement Could you give me an overview of what CCE does? “We are an on-campus resource for students, and we also work extensively with the local community and communities at a distance to g...

Chefs keep up on trending recipes

Chefs keep up on trending recipes

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

The aroma of spices and veggies filled the air as campus chefs sautéed freshly chopped ingredients in the Northside Dining Hall test kitchen. In one day, they tested three recipes: green chickpea curry, a Greek salad with lemon tahini sauce and smashed green chickpea avocado salad. Green chickpeas...

Sensitive Santa provides security for children

Sensitive Santa provides security for children

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

Sensitive Santa is an event during which children with special needs can visit Santa without the commotion of the typical visitation atmosphere. Jason Radtke, who will impersonate Santa this year, said he and his wife have a child on the autism spectrum, and they saw this event as important. “Every k...

Picking produce for those in need

Picking produce for those in need

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

Backyard Harvest has gathered over 300,000 pounds of food within a span of 10 years and provided it to Palouse families in need. The organization’s volunteers pick and bring fresh, local fruits and vegetables to those who need it, Executive Director Misty Amarena said. “We love working with...

Club builds self-navigating sub

Club builds self-navigating sub

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

The WSU RoboSub Club tested their submarine, a two-year-old project they named Cobalt, at Gibb Pool on Saturday. President Daylan Kelting said scheduling tests was one of the largest challenges of the past years. When he became president, he sought to make tests more frequent, but more accessible...

Redesigning cars helps members with class

Redesigning cars helps members with class

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Involvement, Life

The WSU Formula SAE Racing club competes every summer in Michigan against 120 schools around the world. SAE International, previously known as Society of Automotive Engineers, developed the first Formula SAE student competition in 1981. It is an engineering design competition where teams create a...