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Club aims to help students find their tribe

Club aims to help students find their tribe

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2019

Finding a place on campus to help Pullman feel like home can be difficult. The Aerial Dance Society is working to help students feel more comfortable on campus by providing a familiar space to connect with new people. Danielle Keerbs, ADS president, searched for a connection to her hometown when...

Ska band performs in Moscow for the first time

Ska band performs in Moscow for the first time

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2019

Tuesday night in Moscow, the patrons of John’s Alley Tavern listened to Space Monkey Mafia, a ska band from the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Ska is music that has a strong offbeat rhythm with a large emphasis on brass and electric guitar. “We all have our own personal relationship...

French films educate about culture

French films educate about culture

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2019

On Main Street, Moscow last Tuesday evening, the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre showed the movie “Au revoir là-haut” (“See You Up There”) as the second event of the 10th annual Palouse French Film Festival. “You can’t learn a language separate from the culture,” said Sarah Nelson,...

‘Sleep is a necessity, it’s not a luxury’

‘Sleep is a necessity, it’s not a luxury’

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2019

For many college students, sleep deprivation is almost a given. Over 70 percent average less than the recommended 8 hours, and the CDC reports that one in three adults do not get adequate sleep. The phenomenon has inspired countless  T-shirts, mugs and even interior decorating making jokes about caffeine dependence. But to Kristine Petterson, a cer...

Student Recreation Center dives into autumn

Student Recreation Center dives into autumn

NICOLETTE GOODCHILD, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2019

The WSU Student Recreation Center helped students dive into autumn with a big splash at the 'Aqua Patch Event' on Wednesday as the SRC helped Pullman residents experience a new way to pick and carve pumpkins for Halloween. Jared Lindorfer, coordinator of Aquatics and Safety Education, started this...

French Film Festival brings cultural diversity

French Film Festival brings cultural diversity

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2019

Love movies? Interested in French culture? The WSU School of Languages, Cultures and Race will host the Palouse French Film Festival at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow. The Kenworthy is showing four French films including “Les Innocents" (The Innocents). It follows how...

Haunted Palouse hosts reflect on last 18 years

Haunted Palouse hosts reflect on last 18 years

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

After 18 years of dedicating their time to serving their community through a haunted attraction, Janet Barstow and Paula Echanove will run Haunted Palouse for their last time. Nicole Flansburg and Alexa Becket-Bonner, Palouse residents and longtime volunteers, will take over starting next year, Ech...

Peace Prize created by elementary

Peace Prize created by elementary

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

Six students from Sunnyside Elementary School created a peace prize to recognize students who foster positive changes in their school and community. Mary Krumpl, Sunnyside Elementary School special education teacher, said this peace prize project began as an assignment she had for her special education...

Society hosts dance night in Moscow for all ages

Society hosts dance night in Moscow for all ages

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

The Palouse Folklore Society welcomes anyone interested in learning contra dance to join their community dance on Saturday, including beginners and enthusiasts. “It’s not too difficult,” Tim Daulton, Palouse Folklore Society dance coordinator, said. “Anyone can pick it up.” Contra, a...

Yoga classes offered in many languages

Yoga classes offered in many languages

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2019

Yoga instructors at WSU are offering classes in different languages to form a connection with Cougars from different countries and backgrounds. “I think that yoga moves people all around the world,” said Maria Serenella Previto, a clinical associate professor of Italian and Spanish, “And inviting...

A Wasteful Life: Should WSU fund sustainability

A Wasteful Life: Should WSU fund sustainability

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2019

Writer's Note: This article has been updated to clarify some of Bradley Jaeckel's comments about WSU funding.  Some researchers at WSU say the future of agriculture can be found in the soft mud of the 30-acre organic student farm, a little-known donation from alumni that serves as the main research...

WSU UREC hosts ‘AquaPatch’ for fall festivities

WSU UREC hosts ‘AquaPatch’ for fall festivities

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2019

You‘ve heard of bobbing for apples, but have you heard of diving for pumpkins? Just imagine a pool full of pumpkins and people diving in to get them. A few tables in the corner full of supplies for those same students to carve and decorate their catch. At the WSU Student Recreation Center this odd...

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