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Food truck owners to travel south

Food truck owners to travel south

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle, Top-feature

Three years ago, Vanessa Ward decided to take a risk, quit her day job and invest in a food truck to serve her soul food. She said her husband Brian Ward’s passionate career in music inspired her from the time they started dating 25 years ago, but she didn’t dive into a satisfying career for herself...

Kitchen offers authentic Chinese dishes

Kitchen offers authentic Chinese dishes

NATALIE NEWCOMB, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

On the corner of Grand Ave. and Stadium Way sits the Emerald Chinese Restaurant, run by the Kuang family. Yu Kuang is the second generation owner of the restaurant and he graduated from WSU with a degree in Hospitality Business Management. The menu contains a mix of different foods from across...

Dogs at Renaissance Fair love life

Dogs at Renaissance Fair love life

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Community, Life

Moscow’s annual Renaissance Fair brought artisans and vendors from across the region to East City Park and also drew in dogs and their families. While humans investigated candles made out of river rocks, hammocks and handmade jewelry, canine visitors explored smells from food vendors and other roaming...

Pullman festival to connect local artists to community

Pullman festival to connect local artists to community

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Community, Life

The Pullman Arts Commission will host the annual Pullman Art Fest from May 16-18. Brady Boone, farmer and metal artist, is a member of the Pullman Arts Commission. Boone said for the first time last year, organizers blocked off Olsen Street and the Neill Public Library parking lot for the event in...

Senior recognized for faith-inspired designs

Senior recognized for faith-inspired designs

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

For Outstanding Senior Designer in the Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles program Maria Wanner, her designs are inspired by her Catholic faith. She said many of her ideas come to her through prayer. “Visually, my designs are nature-inspired, but actually there are levels beneath that because...

Theater to show documentary about Moscow-born cult

Theater to show documentary about Moscow-born cult

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Community, Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre will host a showing of a documentary that focuses on the history of a Moscow religious movement called Psychiana created by Frank Robinson. Brandon Schrand, author and teacher at WSU, said after the audience watches the movie, which he features in, he will answer...

Class to hold free wine exhibit Wednesday

Class to hold free wine exhibit Wednesday

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under Community, Life, Top-feature

A history course will host a wine-related art exhibit from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday in Terrell Library. Robert McCoy, associate professor in the history department, said the event is open to the public. “It is a graduate course interpreting history through artistic culture,” McCoy said. “The exhibit...

Local band wants to expand influence

Local band wants to expand influence

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

Three inspired WSU music students formed local band North Paw a few months ago. The band now includes Joel Roeber, Alex Welch, Joe Ballestrasse, James Carter and Michael Adams. Welch, the drummer and a vocalist in the band, said the sport of boxing and his dog, Poseidon, were the inspirations behind...

Local group to hold high tea this weekend

Local group to hold high tea this weekend

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Community, Life, Top-feature

The Latah County Historical Society will host a tea party Sunday at 2 p.m. in the historic McConnell Mansion, complete with bite-sized delicacies and artisan teas from around the world. Dulce Kersting-Lark, executive director for the Latah County Historical Society, said the group has offered this...

Landscape architect pushes his students to serve communities, design for greater good

Landscape architect pushes his students to serve communities, design for greater good

TATIANA MEAOLE, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

Steve Austin, WSU Architecture professor and landscape architect, said he believes we need to hold open discussions on climate change. “As long as we’re not talking about it, we’re not moving forward,” Austin said. Not many professors can say they want to change the world. Austin has been...

Students should vote for artists at Springfest for more enjoyable experience

Students should vote for artists at Springfest for more enjoyable experience

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen columnist

April 24, 2019


Filed under Columns, Community, Life, Top-feature

With another year of Springfest having come and gone, students are left divided on how the concert went. If you have a strong opinion about it, you should vote. “It’s important for [Student Entertainment Board] in general to appeal to the widest range of students,” said Director of Special Events...

Openers battle nerves at Springfest

Openers battle nerves at Springfest

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019


Filed under Community, Life, Top-feature

He had 20 minutes before he would open for T-Pain, and DJ James Salley couldn’t find his headphones. Salley ran up the stairs to the Beasley Coliseum stage, checked the DJ controller and ran back down to alert Springfest’s organizer, SEB Director of Special Events Sarah Sehrt. “They’re...

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