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Learning from social perspectives

Learning from social perspectives

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

The Sociology Club works to think about and discuss community issues from a social perspective, rather than a political or economic one. Club adviser Sarah Whitley said she makes unique perspectives an essential part of the group’s discussion by looking at an issue from all sides and considering...

Fun run raises money for local humane society

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

An annual 5k, paired with Oktoberfest events, raise money to support the Humane Society of the Palouse. The Paw-louse 5k Fun Run Walk starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at the University of Idaho’s Intermodal Transit Center, followed by Oktoberfest at the Latah County Fairgrounds, according to a news release. The...

LEGO author to visit Moscow

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

BookPeople of Moscow will host author Alice Finch to kick off LEGO Big Build at Eureka! Palouse Tinkering and Tutoring Center on Saturday. Seattle-based LEGO artist and author Alice Finch will be signing “LEGO Awesome Ideas” and “365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks,” as a contributing author...

Summit educates on water value

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

Palouse Basin Water Summit looks to educate the community about water consumption in the Palouse area. This year’s theme, “Imagine a Day Without Water,” focuses on the value of water in our daily lives and the impact on life if water was gone, according to a news release. The summit will...

Photography Club hopes to expand on campus

Photography Club hopes to expand on campus

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Involvement, Life

Photography is typically a solo activity, but the Photography Club brings people with these same interests together. Vice President Kyle Tucker said having a community of photographers and a support group on campus is important because it’s easy to get discouraged at times, he said. “You might...

Sign artist’s business expands

Sign artist’s business expands

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Tianna Kendall, the owner and founder of Tianna’s Hand Painted Signs, is a wife and stay-at-home mom with two children and has been making and selling her signs for about a year now. She first came up with the idea during WSU’s last football season. It started out as more of a hobby, and she didn’t...

Swing club offers dances, classes, workshops

Swing club offers dances, classes, workshops

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Community, Life

Dances from the 1920s to 1940s come alive again through the swing revival scene in Moscow. The Swing Devils of the Palouse, Inc. followed the trends of the late 1980s and early 1990s in the revival of swing dance, club member Alex Boughamer said. Established in 1998, the club wanted to take advantage...

PLAYLive nation to host game nights

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Community, Life

PLAYlive Nation in Moscow is hosting two nighttime events in October for people who enjoy video games, board games and card games. Late Night Bash is for people 18 years or older. A second event, the All-Nighter, is for children from 10 to 17 years old. Late Night Bash is meant for college students...

Indoor plants can improve health, well-being

Indoor plants can improve health, well-being

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Life, Wellness

Keeping and tending an indoor plant, or multiple, improves health and indoor air quality. Plants take in carbon dioxide and emit oxygen, which provides better air quality. Fresh air from plants and nature is a necessity for both physical and mental health, according to The Institute of Specialist...

Small steps can reduce water intake

Small steps can reduce water intake

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life, Wellness

Saving water is more than just taking a five-minute shower. In the home, repairing leaking pipes and fixtures such as faucets or toilets can save at least hundreds of gallons of water, according to the State of Washington Department of Ecology website. A leaking toilet can waste 200 gallons of water...

Pumpkins offer more than autumn decoration

Pumpkins offer more than autumn decoration

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Life, Wellness

Uses: Each fall, primarily at the end of September and throughout October, pumpkins are ready for harvest. With that comes pumpkin patches, jack-o’-lanterns, pumpkin pie and pumpkin spice everything. They have a dual-purpose — decoration and meal creation. After scraping out the “guts” o...

Plasma center urges donations

Plasma center urges donations

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

Pullman’s plasma center hopes for more college students to donate. Currently, the Pullman Green Cross America Plasma Center gets 50 to 70 percent of its donations from students at the University of Idaho and WSU, said Christopher Pham, plasma center marketing specialist. Pham encouraged healthy...