The Daily Evergreen

Ask Emma: I need a better work-life balance

Finding the right balance between school, work and personal time is hard. Emma tackles this topic by suggesting people to intentionally set certain hours to relax and unwind.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

September 17, 2020

Dear Emma,  I'm really struggling to maintain my work-life boundaries, and I’m not really sure the best way to go about fixing that. It's pretty much impossible to take a day off from my job, although I keep trying for some reason. I feel bad when I'm not constantly available and able to respo...

WSU student leads in, out of classroom

Shakirah Muhammad spent two summers interning at the Aurora Veterinary Hospital. This year looked different with COVID-19.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2020

Shakirah Muhammad wrote in her second-grade journal that she wanted to be an “animal helper.” Now, more than 10 years later, she has spent her past two summers at a veterinary hospital working toward her dream. Muhammad said she began working at Aurora Veterinary Hospital two years ago when the...

Local pub celebrates 111 years

Cameron McKinley fixes a drink behind the bar Wednesday evening at Rico's Pub.

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2020

Over the last 111 years, Rico's Public House has survived devastating events, including the largest stock market crash in U.S. history, and now, the Pullman business is facing a pandemic. Tawny Szumlas, owner of Rico’s, said even though businesses are struggling due to COVID-19, Rico’s histor...

How to support farmers market vendors

When you shop at local farmers markets, you could have access to fresher food. You also have the chance to support vendors, like Omache Farms and Smoot's Flavor Farm.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen columnist

September 14, 2020

People should keep their purchases local and learn where food comes from as local farmers markets on the Palouse continue running weekly through October. The Pullman Farmers Market occurs from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoons at the WSU Visitor’s Center while the Moscow Farmers Market occurs...

Colfax consignment shop moves locations

Bully For You, a Colfax-based consignment shop, recently moved locations a couple blocks up the street from the former location.

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2020

Bully for You in Colfax made some big changes these past few months. They moved two blocks north of their old location into a larger building.  “We’re obsessed with old buildings and old towns, and this building is perfect,” said Laura Storm, Bully for You co-owner.  The bigger building mea...

Locals recognized by county sheriff for bravery

Local residents Isabelle Fowler and Jordan Campbell were awarded the Citizen Act of Bravery Award after helping a woman involved in a domestic abuse.

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2020

The Whitman County Sheriff's Office recognized two citizens for taking action that saved a woman who was allegedly attacked by her boyfriend. Isabelle Fowler, 19, said she and her boyfriend, Jordan Campbell, 20, witnessed a car swerving through the road while they were delivering Campbell’s pape...

Pullman businesses enforce mask mandate

Businesses in Pullman must tell customers to wear a mask before entering indoors. Rico's Public House owner said that the pandemic has negatively impacted their number of sales.

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2020

Following Gov. Jay Inslee’s mask mandate, local businesses in Pullman must enforce employees and customers to wear face coverings while indoors. Jacob Barrera, head manager of Tin Tan Tacos, said he has been enforcing the mask mandate and has been giving out disposable gloves for patrons to use w...

A look into Stubblefields’ history

The local Stubblefields closed its doors, but college students, Pullman residents and WSU alumni will remember the bar for its Stubby Tuesdays and Stubby glasses.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

When Stubblefields permanently closed its doors Aug. 29, it ended the 15-year legacy of high-energy parties and tradition. Stubblefields was a bar and club located in Pullman, and it opened in 2005. Its owners had the vision to give students the chance to party safely. DJ Goldfinger, Stubblefields...

Non-profit raises funds for puppy

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

Severus, just like any typical German Shephard puppy, loves to play fetch and tug-of-war. However, due to her condition, she cannot play at the level most puppies her age should, said Lori Ammons, volunteer at Cooper’s Legacy Foundation. “Her body just cannot keep her blood oxygenated," she said...

WSU gains new assistant swimming coach

Kate Moore started swimming competitively before she was in high school. Now, she will begin her second coaching career for the WSU women’s swimming team, although the future for the season is uncertain at the moment.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

The WSU women’s swim team will welcome Kate Moore as the assistant coach after the swim program's funding was cut at her previous institution. Moore coached at her alma mater, East Carolina University, for 10 years before taking the job at WSU. “ECU is essentially where I got my start, so I ...

Etsi Bravo reopens with food options

Etsi Bravo would usually serve food from the Black Cypress before the pandemic. The nightclub is back open with its restaurant license to serve to-go options and alcoholic drinks from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday to Saturday.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

Normally, Etsi Bravo is a hot spot for WSU students. It was a place filled with dancing, guest performers and comedy nights. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the nightclub almost completely shut down. Etsi Bravo opened Aug. 28 for customers to order take out food after about six months of bein...

‘She’s kind of a powerhouse’

Samantha Cruz Mendoza is serving as both an ASWSU Legislative Affairs director and president of the Washington Student Association.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

For Samantha Cruz Mendoza, immigration issues hit close to home, and she knew the only way she could attempt to fix a broken system was to pursue her dream of becoming a lawyer.  When Mendoza started at WSU, she said she planned to just focus on her schoolwork, but she became involved with ASWSU as ...

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