The Daily Evergreen

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...

Imagine Tomorrow annual competition registration opens

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen life editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Involvement, Life

A sustainability competition challenges students in grades nine through 12 to solve real-world issues, and registration is now open. The 11th annual event, “Imagine Tomorrow,” is for high school students from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana to find solutions that fall under this year’s...

SEB to host a talent show open to all students

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

The Student Entertainment Board will host Coug Spotlight on Thursday. This is an opportunity for students to perform in any way they want, with an open-mic available for students to play instruments, sing, recite poetry, perform a stand-up routine, or any talent a student would like to showcase, according...

Comedian aims to shatter stigmas on hearing loss

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

Award-winning comedian D.J. Demers will perform from 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday in the CUB Auditorium. The event is part of Demers’ Here to Hear Comedy Tour, which he is starting for Disability Awareness Month and which will also be happening at 20 other colleges. Demers will document his tour on his YouTube...

Kenworthy to launch campaign for disabilities

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Community, Life

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre has launched a fundraising campaign to purchase a portable chair lift system in an effort to expand the availability of its stage for disabled citizens. The campaign is a collaboration with the Disability Action Center, partly because October is National Disability...

Network with professionals at the Career Expo

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life, Wellness

The Academic Success and Career Center is hosting a Career Expo on Tuesday. The expo at Beasley Coliseum will include career counseling, testing, and for-credit courses; etiquette dinners, resume critiques and mock interviews; and on-campus networking events with prospective employers, according to...

Take precautions to avoid the flu

Take precautions to avoid the flu

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life, Wellness

As flu season approaches, people can lower their chances of contracting the illness by taking certain precautions. WSU Health & Wellness Services offers flu shots for students from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting this Friday and continuing every Friday in October, in the Programs and Outreach entrance...

Photo contest for all skill levels to participate

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life, Wellness

The annual Outdoor Photography Contest and Exhibit, hosted by University Recreation and the Student Entertainment Board, welcomes all amateur photographers to submit outdoor-themed photos. The contest aims to present human- and nature-inspired outdoor recreation, according to the UREC website. The...

Summer Orientation Counselor application closing soon

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen life editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

Registration to apply for the 2018 summer leadership position as an orientation counselor closes Oct. 8. OC’s must have a strong passion for WSU and be responsible for groups of students or parents over the duration of the summer, according to the WSU Orientation Counselor website, and many past...

Cats come to Sanctuary Yoga

AILA IKUSE, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

The Whitman County Humane Society and Sanctuary Yoga, a local yoga studio, are collaborating for a “Cats to the Mat” event from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. The cats will be joining a 90-minute yoga class and are all adoptable. Sanctuary will also be collecting donations for WCHS, as the class is donation...

New Cougar IV wine-tasting

AILA IKUSE, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

WSU alumni Angela and Kevin Taylor from EFESTE Winery based in Woodinville, Washington, will host a tasting event and presentation at 4 p.m. today in the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center. The tasting goes from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., and showcases their Cougar IV wine. The wine was made to appeal to a large...

Kenworthy hosts educational event

NINA WILLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Life

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, through its “Food for Thought” film series, aims to educate through entertainment. September’s film, titled “Keep the Hives Alive,” focuses on bee-toxic pesticides and the overall decline of pollinating bees. The “Keep the Hives Alive Tour” was...

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