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Lentil Festival brings residents together

Lentil Festival brings residents together

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2019

Pullman residents and WSU students alike gathered this weekend in Reaney Park to celebrate the unlikeliest of legumes: the humble lentil. For people new to the Palouse, the lentil might not stand out as a food worth its own musical line-up, parade and park filled with vendors. Many first-time attendees...

An expert’s guide to life in Pullman

An expert’s guide to life in Pullman

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 12, 2019

Pullman is one of those great college towns that require some creative thinking in order to make the most of what’s here. If you’re new here, and especially if you’re like me and have more familiarity with a city, it can be hard to see what’s so special about this tiny quintessential university...

Get Involved: Your guide to Pullman summer

Get Involved: Your guide to Pullman summer

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

July 18, 2019

Though only a month remains before the fall semester, the Palouse region’s summer is far from over. Events like the Palouse Ridge Music Festival, “Fondo on the Palouse” and performances from local bands will help end the summer on a high note — so get out there. Local music  Local music collective...

Adoption increases in summer months

Adoption increases in summer months

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2019

Though the city’s student population dips every summer, it’s a popular time to adopt in Pullman. June and July 2018 saw some of the highest adoption rates of the year at the Whitman County Humane Society, said Katelyn Snyder, animal care attendant and adoption counselor. This May was a popu...

Smoothie shop relocates to Portland

Smoothie shop relocates to Portland

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

June 6, 2019

Destiny Sternod, owner of Main Street Squeeze, said a typical Friday at her shop was a delight. During her opening routine for the juice and smoothie bar inside the Sanctuary Yoga Studio, one dance class would line up at her counter, full of 3- and 4-year-olds. Wearing tutus, leotards and ballet slippers,...

ArtFest organizers hope to enrich community

ArtFest organizers hope to enrich community

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019

After rebranding the event, Pullman Arts Commission held its first annual ArtFest from Thursday to Saturday. Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library Director, said ArtFest spotlights local artists and talent. “It’s a community event that combines art commerce and community,” she said. Meg...

Students’ hip-hop band fuses genres

Students’ hip-hop band fuses genres

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019

Lounging in red leather chairs in Kimbrough Hall’s music studio, rapper and WSU senior Matthew Donald, and trombonist and WSU music major Gabriella Aragon listened through unedited tracks for their band’s upcoming EP. At the end of their original song “Soul Cry,” a wall of sound dropped out...

Food truck owners to travel south

Food truck owners to travel south

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

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