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Get involved to make college transition smoother

Get involved to make college transition smoother

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

August 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Transitioning from home life to college isn’t easy. Having to make new friends, living on your own and starting fresh can be challenging. Getting involved on campus is a great way to combat these issues and can provide students with support systems. As a freshman, I decided not to initially join...

Festival brings community, WSU together

Festival brings community, WSU together

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

Pullman has celebrated community and agriculture the weekend before classes start at WSU since 1989 through the National Lentil Festival. Britnee Packwood, director of the festival, said this kind of event is a “way to share the identity of an area.” “A lot of people think we just grow wheat,...

Community building supply celebrates 60th anniversary

Community building supply celebrates 60th anniversary

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Moscow and Pullman Building Supply has thrived and grown on the Palouse for decades and will be celebrating its 60th anniversary this weekend. The business started as a “tiny, Podunk store in Moscow,” in 1958, said Tyler Garrett, vice president of operations and the Pullman general manager. Garrett’s...

Series brings baseball, business to Pullman

Series brings baseball, business to Pullman

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The crack of the bat can be heard echoing beneath the brilliant pink Palouse sunsets on any given night, as the current generation of players add their names to the 126-year-old legacy of baseball at WSU. The Palouse Summer Series has given kids the opportunity to compete at college venues like Bailey-Brayton...

Reaney Park brings live music outdoors

Reaney Park brings live music outdoors

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Photo of the Week, Showcase

Pullman Parks and Recreation began its summer concert series Wednesday night in an effort to provide the community with an opportunity for family fun and local arts. Recreation Superintendent Kurt Dahmen said he enjoys providing the community with this tradition every year to help families get out...

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Recreation, Showcase, Sports, Wellness

Joy Zornes, her family and the small town of Oakesdale, Washington, have had to deal with the loss of Joy’s closest friend and brother Peter for the past 12 and a half years. To honor him, Joy, her mother Kathy and father Tom have worked as a family to put on the Peter Zornes Memorial Golf Tournament. The...

Sunnyside hosts annual July Fourth celebration

Sunnyside hosts annual July Fourth celebration

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, News, Pullman Community

The City of Pullman has banded together to celebrate Independence Day for the last 43 years. Several groups around Pullman work together each year to give the town a spectacular Fourth of July experience that is fun for the whole family and for the college students still in town. The Pullman Chamber...

Preparing for an emergency

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center will host a free community safety fair to answer questions and showcase equipment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the fair is a great opportunity for children to meet with first responders outside of an emergency situation. “If...

Encouraging community to stay active during summer

Encouraging community to stay active during summer

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Wellness

Pullman Parks and Recreation offers several opportunities each year for residents to get the experience of running a marathon without having to take months for preparation. Residents are invited to participate in the Walk/Run a Marathon in which they track their progression over the entire month of...

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

Comedian brings laughs to Palouse

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Very rarely are children given the opportunity to watch stand-up comedy, but Matt Baker gives families this chance with the funny stunt shows he performs around the country. “The kids love the visual stuff, all the stunts, and parents love the comedy,” Baker said. “It’s all family friendly...

Locals showcase talent at Moscow Artwalk

Locals showcase talent at Moscow Artwalk

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

The City of Moscow and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce have partnered for years to produce the Moscow Artwalk, a celebration of dozens of different art forms, hundreds of artists and nearly all of the local businesses in Moscow. City of Moscow Arts Director Kathleen Burns loves that the Artwalk brings...

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