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‘We represent a minority at WSU, and we represent the rainbow’

‘We represent a minority at WSU, and we represent the rainbow’

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 6, 2019

The crowd in the CUB Auditorium erupted into applause when the emcee for the night announced the winner of the first Cougar Dance Competition on Thursday night. Kau`i Marley Samio, WSU freshman, said she did not expect to win first place. “I danced for every group of indigenous people so they won...

Mutts strut their stuff for pet park

Mutts strut their stuff for pet park

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2019

The dogs of Pullman were out in full force Saturday afternoon at Reaney Park for the 11th annual Mutt Strutt. Mutt Strutt, which raised money for Pooch Park, is a dog-friendly festival. Pooch Park is the only off-leash dog park in Whitman County and is managed by the Whitman County Humane Society.  ...

Fraternity hosts first ever Hype Knight

Fraternity hosts first ever Hype Knight

RACHEL LENTZ, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2019

The Ensminger Pavilion pulsed with music and celebration Saturday evening at Omega Delta Phi’s Hype Knight. It was an event to welcome freshmen students and returning students to kick off the school year. The fraternity event was a way for attendees to celebrate Pullman’s community and everything...

Dog park has annual festival

Dog park has annual festival

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

Pooch Park, an off-leash dog park run by the Whitman County Humane Society, is hosting its 11th annual Mutt Strutt Saturday in Reaney Park. The event has a variety of activities for dogs and dog enthusiasts alike to participate in. Some of the festivities include musical chairs, a treat balancing...

Local farmers prepare for winter

Local farmers prepare for winter

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2019

Full-breasted chickens cluck and lambs graze on the drying autumnal grass. The sky darkens with the oncoming night and thick clouds hover overhead. The Fowler family explains how they plan on transitioning their small farm to be able to thrive during the colder months. Ames Fowler, a WSU student ...

Safari Pearl celebrates 31 years in community

Safari Pearl celebrates 31 years in community

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2019

On Saturday in Moscow, Safari Pearl Comics celebrated 31 years of operation with a sidewalk sale. Displays of comics, board games, costumes and more sat on tables outside of the shop with two employees outside. All the items outside were marked 31 percent off in honor of Safari Pearl’s anniversary. Store...

Planetarium hosts evening among the stars

Planetarium hosts evening among the stars

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2019

A dark room full of glittering stars, the Harry Potter theme playing in the background, the hushed whispers of parents talking with their children and then a flash of bright color on the dome; it’s showtime. Families and WSU students alike gathered to watch the musical presentation on the solar...

Students discuss sexual assault prevention

Students discuss sexual assault prevention

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

The Women's Center at the University of Idaho is preparing to host its first Take Back the Night march on Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. starting at the school's women's center in Moscow. The first 100 attendees will receive a free T-shirt, and doors will open at 7 p.m. Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend...

Club hosts autumn pumpkin patch

Club hosts autumn pumpkin patch

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

A student farm at the University of Idaho brings together fans of an upcoming autumn season for a pumpkin patch and fall festival. The Soil Stewards Farm is mostly run by the students, who decide what gets planted, with guidance and facilitation from farm manager Alison Detjens and another UI faculty...

Colfax Library hosts reading fund dinners

Colfax Library hosts reading fund dinners

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

The Colfax Public Library will give families in Whitman County a chance to relax while eating a free meal and discussing books. Starting in October, the library will host a six-week series of free dinners called Prime Time Family Reading, for families who register on the library’s website by Sept...

Students ‘Smash’ each other

Students ‘Smash’ each other

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2019

Smash Bros. at WSU held its regional tournament Saturday at Resonate Church, in which a high schooler won the singles bracket tournament.  The event brought in players from University of Idaho, regular Moscow locals, Pullmanites and even people from the Spokane area to compete in an 11-hour bracket...

Co-op teaches art, helps parents gain new skills

Co-op teaches art, helps parents gain new skills

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2019

For 15 years the Moscow Food Co-op has hosted family-friendly activities for a group called Co-op Kids. This week’s featured activity was creating a cosmic suncatcher. Cosmic suncatchers are discs placed in front of a window, these ones being made of glue and food dye, to show colored sunlight within...

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