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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...

House show energizes crowd with local acts

House show energizes crowd with local acts

ZACH GOFF and MAGGIE QUINLAN

April 22, 2019


Filed under Community, Life, Top-feature

About 100 people attended KZUU’s first official house show Saturday. The event was alcohol- and drug-free but had a party atmosphere, as many KZUU members are close friends, and the intimate space brought the crowd and band literally closer together. Headliner North Paw included bass, guitar,...

KZUU to host house show tomorrow

KZUU to host house show tomorrow

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

Student-run radio station KZUU will fill a local house with music Saturday night as part of an event that will include four bands from the area. The house show will be the first of its kind. “Friends of KZUU” held house shows in the past, but this will be the first one hosted by the radio station...

Music instructor couple balance careers, family

Music instructor couple balance careers, family

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Denise and Dave Snider came together through music. They’ve been married for 33 years, and now their mutual passion has placed them in the same WSU department. “We’ve had a great time together actually. We’ve loved almost every minute of it,” said Denise, adviser and instructor for the school...

Art exhibit features sketches pieced together

Art exhibit features sketches pieced together

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Lynne Haagensen, retired University of Idaho professor emeritus, used a photocopy machine to combine and enhance her sketches for her exhibit “Wondering” at the Dahmen Barn throughout the month of April. “I started using photocopy as an art-making medium and it led me lots of places and eventually...

Pathway to memorialize Kelly Ward

Pathway to memorialize Kelly Ward

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Community, Life

After her passing in 2018, Kelly Ward, a professor and celebrated member of the Washington State University community, will be commemorated with the creation of the Kelly Ward Memorial Pathway. According to a post by the WSU Association for Faculty Women, The WSU administration has set aside a locat...

Nonprofit holds art auction to support nature

Nonprofit holds art auction to support nature

SARINA SHARPE, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Community, Life, Top-feature

The Phoenix Conservancy hosted the annual Artists of the Palouse Benefit on Saturday in the form of a silent auction. The event showcased local artwork and drew awareness to the importance of conserving the environment. Ben Stone, manager of the event, said the combination of science and art is crucial...

Graduate student DJ starts studio

Graduate student DJ starts studio

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

When Zachary Cartwright first bought a turntable six years ago, he thought of it as more of a hobby. Now he’s beginning the process of opening a studio in Pullman. Cartwright, who also goes by DJ Grape Vinyl, came to Pullman in 2013 for graduate school studying food science with a focus in wine....

Marketing student runs skateboard company

Marketing student runs skateboard company

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

“Yew” is a word people use in action sports to express excitement and celebration when someone lands a trick. For Noah Moncrieff, a junior at WSU, this word is his business. He said it perfectly captures his passion for skateboarding, and it is the word he chose to name his very own skateboard...

Faculty recognize designer for originality

Faculty recognize designer for originality

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

One fashion student used his family’s hardship as motivation to make an impact with his college career. Outstanding Junior Designer Sovann Robinson is pursuing three majors and pulling regular all-nighters for his projects. “If we have a semester-long project, I always grind my ass off,”...

Alumna magazine editor to give talk tomorrow

Alumna magazine editor to give talk tomorrow

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Community, Life, Top-feature

Annette Benedetti, magazine editor, freelance writer and photographer from Oregon, will speak at WSU tomorrow to inspire young writers, she said. Benedetti will discuss how to survive as a freelance writer and editor, especially in the digital publishing world, according to the press release. Her...

Study finds 20 minutes in nature reduces stress

Study finds 20 minutes in nature reduces stress

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2019


Filed under Columns, Community, Life, Showcase, Wellness

While it is often talked about in various health programs, infomercials and New Year’s Eve resolutions, research shows going out into nature can actually help your health and mental well-being. In a study published in Frontiers in Psychology called “Urban Nature Experiences Reduce Stress in the ...

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