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Aaron Fandel did not know where he would fit on the Interfraternity Council, but he knew it was the place he wanted to be. This year he served as president.

IFC president challenged peers to change culture

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

When Aaron Fandel took over the WSU Interfraternity Council president position, he had a long list of issues to address, like alcohol abuse and sexual assault. Fandel began taking on leadership positions...

Ally Carney, senior political science major, finds support from her father to tackle goals outside of her comfort zone.

Senior is far from home, but not quite

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

Growing up in Alaska, one graduating senior had no idea where she would end up, but knew it would be far away from home. Ally Carney, senior political science major and economics minor, came to WSU...

Miranda Gooler, senior advertising major, led potential WSU sorority members through recruitment as a Rho Gamma.

Panhellenic leader welcomes new Greek members

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

As a first-generation student, senior Miranda Gooler found her place within WSU as a member of the Panhellenic Council. Gooler, majoring in advertising with a minor in business and administration,...

WSU senior Nallely Gonzalez-Maravilla used Facebook groups to collect used wedding dresses, which she will revamp for her bridal collection.

From teddy bears to wedding dresses

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter December 7, 2020

One WSU senior needed an idea for her year-long apparel design project and found her inspiration sparked by the realization that her parents were celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary this year. Nallely...

Madison Ruther, WSU junior kinesiology major, said although fitness classes shifted to an online format, University Recreation instructors took advantage of the chance to learn new workouts.

Fitness instructors reflect on remote classes

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter December 7, 2020

As fall comes to a close, WSU fitness instructors reflect on ways they made the most of teaching online classes amid COVID-19 regulations. The majority of this year was spent learning how to thrive...

Kelly Jensen graduated from WSU in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in apparel merchandising. After working in retail for a few years, she decided to start her own clothing brand called Rollick.

WSU alumna will not ‘play by other people’s rules’

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2020

When Kelly Jensen attended Catholic school, free dress day once a month was the make or break moment to show off her personal style.  Although fashion was not always in her career plan, Jensen...

One of Jennifer Siegrist’s clients offered her a place to cut hair. The client just happened to own Chipman & Taylor Chevrolet.

Barber establishes shop in Pullman car dealership

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2020

Coming from Universal Studios, Jennifer Siegrist never imagined she would open a barbershop inside Chipman & Taylor Chevrolet on Bishop Boulevard in Pullman. Siegrist, also known as Jenn the Barber,...

The Palouse Ice Rink will move into the former Northwest River Supply Co. building to become a multipurpose space that will be used year-round.

Palouse Ice Rink settles on new location

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2020

After almost 15 years in the making, the Palouse Ice Rink owners plan to build a new facility in the former Northwest River Supply building in Moscow with hopes of opening its doors to the public by October...

Vi Nguyen, senior majoring in hospitality business management, moved to the U.S. with her family after eleventh grade.

WSU senior aims to create more fair, diverse workplaces

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter November 30, 2020

As Vi Nguyen grew up in Vietnam surrounded by extravagant hotels and resorts, she eventually developed an interest in the hospitality business. Nguyen was born in Da Nang, a city in central Vietnam,...

The Pullman Girl Scouts now meet in waves with the youngest groups meeting completely online because of COVID-19.

Pullman Girl Scouts shift to virtual sales, gatherings

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter November 30, 2020

Although the pandemic posed challenges for the Pullman Girl Scouts, the troop still found a way to deliver crowd favorites, like Thin Mints and Tagalong cookies. Kelli Cooper, troop leader for Girl Scout...

CJ Robert, Pups n' Cups owner, said she loses about 75 to 80 of her business during the holidays when students travel home for break.

When WSU students leave town

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

Small business owners in Pullman experienced a decrease in revenue when fewer WSU students came back to campus in the fall. Now that winter break is fast approaching, shop owners are preparing for...

Maddy Lucas’ interest in house plants led her to establish a shared space for those with a similar interest. Anyone can join the Facebook group.

Plant lovers unite on Facebook

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

The season determines Maddy Lucas' favorite plant. This fall it's the Piper betel, which produces leaves that are used to flavor dishes around the world. Lucas decided to take her passion for plants...

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