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BSU reflects on diverse events, inclusion

BSU reflects on diverse events, inclusion

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase

The Black Student Union kept busy this February due to events celebrating Black History Month for the student body. Other organizations collaborated with the club for some of these events. The Student Entertainment Board and BSU combined their efforts to organize the Hip-Hop Arts Festival on Friday. “Collabs...

Jazz Wires produce electrifying sound

Jazz Wires produce electrifying sound

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Mint

In a small room in Kimbrough Music Building, brass, woodwind, string and percussion instruments warm up as The Jazz Wires begin to rehearse. The Ray Noble standard “Cherokee” blares as fingers fly through the air playing pure jazz. They’re preparing for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and other...

SEB to host Hip-Hop Arts Festival

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Events, Involvement, Life, Mint

WSU's Student Entertainment Board will honor Black History Month today by hosting a Hip-Hop Arts Festival. The festival will showcase the talent of both WSU students and visiting performers. Ali Ruther, director of SEB’s Up All Night Committee, is one of the people in charge of organizing the event....

Washington Squirrel University

NICK SANDIFER, Evergreen cartoonist

February 23, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Washington Squirrel University

Northside Cafe brings Mardi Gras to Pullman

Northside Cafe brings Mardi Gras to Pullman

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life

The dining team at Northside worked for weeks to bring the taste of New Orleans to WSU’s dining halls in time for Mardi Gras. Dining Services Executive Chef Matthew Lasof will make a tribute to his time in New Orleans with Mardi Gras night at Northside Cafe. Following what he considered last...

Women’s Center seeks to help all students

Women’s Center seeks to help all students

CATHERINE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

The Women’s Resource Center, located on the ground floor of Wilson-Short Hall, is a somewhat hidden support here on campus for all WSU students. Program Coordinator Jennifer Murray is originally from Portland, Maine, which is an activist town, she said. Murray’s love and fascination for social...

HerCampus expands to include WSU

HerCampus expands to include WSU

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

The year is 2016. At a Week of Welcome event in the CUB, two freshmen, who became fast friends, partner together to sing “Start of Something New” from the “High School Musical” soundtrack. Little did they know, a year later they would start something new on campus. Now sophomores, international...

Life at Sea: Meet Shuyin, local Chinese merchant

Life at Sea: Meet Shuyin, local Chinese merchant

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

February 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Our tour guide prepared us for the local farmers who would hike along with us in hopes we would buy some of the souvenirs they were selling at the Great Wall. These people make a living off of tourism and I figured I’d buy a thing or two. Once we stepped off the bus we heard someone shouting, “Panda...

Gun Club works to raise awareness, increase education on guns

Gun Club works to raise awareness, increase education on guns

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

WSU’s Gun Club is a group that wants to help raise gun awareness, promote gun safety and debunk common misconceptions about firearms on campus, club Treasurer Logan Pruitt said. Growing up on a farm, Pruitt has been exposed to and influenced by the use of firearms since a very young age, he said. “It’s...

Life at Sea: Americans face cultural differences

Life at Sea: Americans face cultural differences

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

All public transit in Japan is meant to be silent. You get in quietly, sit down quietly, wait quietly, get up quietly and leave quietly. That is just the way it is done in Japan, especially when it is rush hour in the subways and hundreds of individuals pack into these tin tubes like sardines. If...

WSU plays role in growing wine industry

WSU plays role in growing wine industry

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life

According to the Washington State Wine Commission, there were only 19 wineries in 1981. Today over 900 exist across the state. Washington is the second largest premium wine producer in the U.S., with California being the first. Latah Creek Wine Cellars of Spokane, which opened in 1982, is the 35th...

Life at Sea: Learning to love lightning on stormy ocean

Life at Sea: Learning to love lightning on stormy ocean

RYAN PUGH, Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Good evening voyagers. This is your captain speaking. I would like to inform you that we will be seeing swells larger than we have ever experienced. But do not be alarmed. You are always safe. Remember, one hand for yourself, and one for the ship.” Lovely. I remember watching shows about deep sea...

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