The Daily Evergreen

Dinner gives students harsh look at poverty

Dinner gives students harsh look at poverty

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

The International Development Club hosted the Hunger Dinner on Wednesday afternoon at Ensminger Pavilion, where students could show up and get a free meal based on current food insecurity statistics. What the club didn’t advertise was, according to these statistics, more than half of the attendees...

Students work to build more sustainable Pullman

Students work to build more sustainable Pullman

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life

The co-presidents of the Environmental Science Club, a registered student organization at WSU, strive to make going zero waste a more tangible goal on the Palouse. The goal of zero waste is to create as little trash as possible and properly dispose of it, said Jennifer Beyer and Laila Reimanis, co-presidents...

Holiday bazaar hosts town business booths

Holiday bazaar hosts town business booths

HALLE LONG, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

Holiday festivities began Saturday with the sixth annual Mrs. Claus’ Holiday Bazaar held at the Latah County Fair and Event Center. Vendors clad in colorful Christmas sweaters welcomed visitors with a variety of handmade and local wares. Upon entering, patrons were greeted by a booth displaying...

Community feast hopes to teach, safekeep history

Community feast hopes to teach, safekeep history

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

The Latah County Historical Society (LCHS) raised money to help support its educational programs and the preservation of Latah County history through its Harvest Dinner on Sunday. The Harvest Dinner is LCHS’s largest fundraiser and started as a simple potluck for members to get together before the...

Sweet treat event showcases local business

Sweet treat event showcases local business

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Downtown Pullman hosted numerous chocolate lovers as the Pullman Chamber of Commerce put on its seventh annual Chocolate Decadence event Thursday. Participating businesses such as Pups and Cups Cafe, Sam Dial Jewelers and Neill’s Flowers all offered chocolates or other confections during the one-day...

‘Foreigner’ resonates with local cast director

‘Foreigner’ resonates with local cast director

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life

Moscow Community Theatre will close its production of Larry Shue’s “The Foreigner,” a politically relevant comedy in two acts, this weekend. The play was presented in memory of director Aubree Flanery’s father, Kyle C. Woods. Flanery has been involved with theatre for most of her life and...

‘I Voted’ attendees express concerns, praise over midterms

‘I Voted’ attendees express concerns, praise over midterms

KEVIN DIEMERT, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life

The time is 5:30 p.m. on midterm election night at South Fork Public House in Pullman and the party is only just beginning. It’s a knockout turnout for nonpartisan organization Palouse ProActive, whose “I Voted” party drew in the local community to celebrate the first major election since 2016. Scorpion...

Artist fills Fine Arts building with splashes of color

Artist fills Fine Arts building with splashes of color

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

The Fine Arts building hosted a performance with a focus on color and fun by mixed-media artist Shana Moulton and art students this week. Bridgette Costa, behind-the-scenes coordinator of the exhibit, said she chose a performing arts act for the exhibit because WSU only offers one performing arts...

Palouse ProActive hosts election community party

Palouse ProActive hosts election community party

KEVIN DIEMERT, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life

Election Day is Tuesday and now is the time to mail in ballots, which must be postmarked by then in Washington state. Political involvement, awareness and education are the key goals of nonpartisan organization Palouse ProActive, according to its website. The group was founded by a need for accuracy...

Grammer performance highlights Coug spirit

Grammer performance highlights Coug spirit

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

John Splithoff had a secret to share with WSU on Friday night. The young artist’s first ever stadium-sized show was in Beasley Coliseum during Dad’s Weekend 2018. If Splithoff was nervous for such a large performance, he didn’t show it. Though the opener was likely unknown to most of the...

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