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Grub Truck owner John Fletcher opened his food truck in 2013 with the intent of catering to late-night snackers.

Moscow food truck still serving late-night snackers

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter November 16, 2020

Although downtown Moscow is not filled with college students bar-hopping during the weekend this year, the Grub Truck continues to serve late-night snacks. The food truck on Main Street in Moscow between...

Living in a residence hall this year is far from the normal college student experience. Emma gives advice to one RA about building community with their residents.

Ask Emma: How do I build community as an RA?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 16, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m an RA on campus, and I’m really struggling to build a sense of community on my floor. I feel like a lot of residents see RAs as the police, and they have trouble trusting us. I really...

Mary-Lou Page and Morgan Sidzyik, freshmen at WSU, enter through the front door of Brused Books Wednesday afternoon in downtown Pullman.

Revamping traffic for Pullman businesses

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter November 12, 2020

Amid COVID-19 mandates and restrictions, the Pullman Chamber of Commerce is revamping its Pullman Needs U initiative to increase traffic to local businesses. “This year has been by-laws out the window;...

Three community members worked together to create the new business, Pairings Fine Art & Wine, to serve wines from wineries on the Palouse.

Colfax shop features local wine, art

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter November 12, 2020

A new art and wine gallery, Pairings Fine Art & Wine, will open 5-9 p.m. today in downtown Colfax, just in time for one of the community's biggest Christmas shopping weekend. Co-owner Kimberly Vehart...

Shortly after senior Gerardo Zaragoza transferred to WSU from Pierce College, he became the deputy director of communications for ASWSU.

ASWSU leader forges own path

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter November 12, 2020

When Gerardo Zaragoza transferred to WSU, he found his place within the student community. After moving to Pullman from Pierce College in 2019, Zaragoza became ASWSU deputy director of communications...

Karen Veloz is pursuing a research project inspired by her own lived experiences.

McNair student researches relationship between parents, children

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter November 9, 2020

A cold case in Karen Veloz's family left her wanting answers. Veloz, WSU sophomore biology and criminal justice and criminology double major, became interested in the field of criminology when she...

Claudia Berry, WSU sophomore wildlife ecology and conservation sciences major, learned a variety of skills during her time in the U.S. Army, like time management and topography.

Student veteran becomes leader on campus

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter November 9, 2020

Claudia Berry grew up watching her father serve in two wars for the military. She wanted to follow in his footsteps. At age 16, she signed some paperwork and entered the military by the time she was...

WSU sophomore Michelle Cordova created an ambassador program to help promote her newly formed business and allow other students to share.

Boutique ‘shines light’ on Mexican culture

LANNA RUIZ, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2020

This summer, Michelle Cordova watched hand beaders and Indigenous peoples make intricate cultural accessories as she walked the streets of Mexico City, Mexico. That’s when she had the idea to start her...

WSU sophomore Tanya Rivera knew she wanted to work with children from underrepresented groups since was in high school.

‘Tanya is unstoppable’

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2020

Being from a family of immigrants, Tanya Rivera feels an internal drive to succeed. Rivera, sophomore speech and hearing sciences major, knew she wanted to work with children when she was a sophomore...

WSU alumna Leen Kawas moved to the U.S. to study pharmacology. She started her own biotech company, which is conducting clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease drug treatments.

Creating an Alzheimer’s treatment

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2020

For WSU alumna Leen Kawas, developing a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease means solving a problem that affects many individuals and families — including her own. “My grandmother died from...

About 26 people donated money to the Community Action Center through the fundraiser put on by College Hill Custom Threads.

Owner gives back to local businesses

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2020

It started as a website. Tony Poston, owner of College Hill Custom Threads, said he created a fundraiser to support local businesses during COVID-19, which has raised about $6,000 so far. College...

John Lupinacci, assistant professor in the WSU College of Education, said teaching classes over Zoom hindered making connections with students because several of them do not keep their cameras on.

‘Fight the ills of society’

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter November 2, 2020

John Lupinacci grew up surrounded by teachers who pushed him to learn about social justice and become more involved with his community. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Lupinacci grew up witnessing...

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