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Club aims to help students find their tribe

Club aims to help students find their tribe

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2019

Finding a place on campus to help Pullman feel like home can be difficult. The Aerial Dance Society is working to help students feel more comfortable on campus by providing a familiar space to connect with new people. Danielle Keerbs, ADS president, searched for a connection to her hometown when...

Ska band performs in Moscow for the first time

Ska band performs in Moscow for the first time

BRUCE MULMAT, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2019

Tuesday night in Moscow, the patrons of John’s Alley Tavern listened to Space Monkey Mafia, a ska band from the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Ska is music that has a strong offbeat rhythm with a large emphasis on brass and electric guitar. “We all have our own personal relationship...

Student Recreation Center dives into autumn

Student Recreation Center dives into autumn

NICOLETTE GOODCHILD, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2019

The WSU Student Recreation Center helped students dive into autumn with a big splash at the 'Aqua Patch Event' on Wednesday as the SRC helped Pullman residents experience a new way to pick and carve pumpkins for Halloween. Jared Lindorfer, coordinator of Aquatics and Safety Education, started this...

Haunted Palouse hosts reflect on last 18 years

Haunted Palouse hosts reflect on last 18 years

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

After 18 years of dedicating their time to serving their community through a haunted attraction, Janet Barstow and Paula Echanove will run Haunted Palouse for their last time. Nicole Flansburg and Alexa Becket-Bonner, Palouse residents and longtime volunteers, will take over starting next year, Ech...

Society hosts dance night in Moscow for all ages

Society hosts dance night in Moscow for all ages

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

The Palouse Folklore Society welcomes anyone interested in learning contra dance to join their community dance on Saturday, including beginners and enthusiasts. “It’s not too difficult,” Tim Daulton, Palouse Folklore Society dance coordinator, said. “Anyone can pick it up.” Contra, a...

A Wasteful Life: Should WSU fund sustainability

A Wasteful Life: Should WSU fund sustainability

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2019

Writer's Note: This article has been updated to clarify some of Bradley Jaeckel's comments about WSU funding.  Some researchers at WSU say the future of agriculture can be found in the soft mud of the 30-acre organic student farm, a little-known donation from alumni that serves as the main research...

Agriculture club hosts fifth Harvest Festival

Agriculture club hosts fifth Harvest Festival

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2019

The Organic Agriculture Club is working to give fall enthusiasts an event to celebrate the festive season. The club began focusing its efforts at the beginning of the semester at the Eggert Family Organic Farm as they set up the fifth annual Harvest Festival, said Club President Katie Doonan. The...

‘Cookie Monster’ earns hundreds of dollars

‘Cookie Monster’ earns hundreds of dollars

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2019

Claire McEwen, 11, is a Girl Scout with a reputation. After selling over 5,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies since 2015, her troop members nicknamed her “The Cookie Monster.” Claire, who first joined the Girl Scouts 6 years ago, likes the nickname, she said. “I love a lot of Girl Scout cookies,...

Judges come to Pullman to encourage participation

Judges come to Pullman to encourage participation

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2019

The first-ever Cougar Dance Competition will be hosted by three professionals from across the country. The judges will then host their own dance classes for Pullman residents to participate in. The Student Entertainment Board and University Recreation partnered to host the competition for dancers...

Journalism professor leads by example

Journalism professor leads by example

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

September 26, 2019

Ben Shors keeps his passion for teaching and reporting alive through his experiences at WSU. He co-directed a documentary and is currently the chair of the WSU Department of Journalism and Media Production.  Recently he co-directed "The Blackfeet Flood," which is about one of the worst natural disasters...

Dog park has annual festival

Dog park has annual festival

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 26, 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...

Students discuss sexual assault prevention

Students discuss sexual assault prevention

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 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...

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