The Daily Evergreen

Annual pumpkin drop teaches science for all ages

Physics and Astronomy club members showcase the science behind gravity’s affects to object by droping pumpkins from the 12th floor of the Webster buidling on Saturday morning.

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2019

The 15th Annual Pumpkin Drop hosted by the Physics and Astronomy Club was their biggest outreach event of the year that attracted many attendees of all ages just before Saturday’s football game, the club president said. This year, with the donations from Dissmores and WSU Organic Farm, about 40...

GALLERY: Fashion show celebrates breaking gender roles

Hashtag Adjective, drag queen, dances and sings along to the song “Froot” by Marina and the Diamonds at the Unity Week Fashion & Drag Show on Tuesday at the CUB Senior Ballroom.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2019

Fans of fashion, music and drag came together Tuesday in the CUB Senior Ballroom for a show that challenged ideas of gender and sexual expression through clothing. Unity Week Fashion & Drag Show: United We Are Stronger brought GIESORC members, students from WSU’s Department of Apparel, Mercha...

Dance event puts people into motion

Kyle Doty, Swing Devils of the Palouse Board of directors member, discusses the organization’s Second Friday Swing dance event, which is held every second Friday of the Month. This month the event was hosted at Daily Grind Espresso.

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

Swing dance enthusiasts gathered Friday evening to celebrate their love of dance at the Daily Grind Coffeeshop. Besides the weekly Swing dance at the Moscow Moose Lodge, the Swing Devils of the Palouse also organizes a dance for Pullman dancers on every second Friday of the month. Kyle Doty, Swing...

Masquerade supports fire department

Event attendees look at the silent auction items saturday night at the SEL Event Center. Some of the items included fire themed metal art.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

Firefighters and guests danced the night away at Whitman County Fire District 12’s inaugural Masquerade Ball to benefit community education Saturday night at SEL Event Center. Mirenda Stenbakken, Emergency Medical Services chief, oversaw planning the event. She said the ball was initially planned...

Second Friday Swing kicks the weekend into action

“I love swing dancing in general, but my favorite thing, specifically about Second Friday, is that I don’t have to drive to Moscow for it,” Michael Noel, vie president of the Swing Devils of the Palouse, said. “I live in Pullman, and it gets kind of old sometimes having to drive 20 minutes there and 25 minutes back to go to a dance event.”

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

Swing dancers in Pullman, beware. The second Friday of November is almost here, and so is Swing Devils of the Palouse’s Second Friday Swing event at the Daily Grind. The event begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. This includes a 30-minute East Coast Swing lesson at the beginning. The event is...

Paradox covers music for everyone’s taste

Assistant Registrar Jill Freuden talks about how the band Paradox formed and what some of her favorite gigs are on Tuesday morning in the French Administration Building.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

This Friday and Saturday, local six-piece cover band Paradox will take the stage at Rico’s Public House in downtown Pullman.  Paradox is known for its rock, pop and occasional country and folk covers, said lead singer and WSU political science professor Tom Preston. “We play everything from...

March will honor military service this Friday

ASWSU Student Veterans Committee President Chris Mann speaks about the necessity of helping veterans transition to the college lifestyle Tuesday afternoon in the CUB.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

The ASWSU Student Veterans Committee president says he will incorporate more businesses and local veterans into this year’s Veterans Day Ceremony, which will be Friday morning on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall. WSU SVC President Chris Mann said for the first time the ceremony starts with a comm...

Palouse Ice Rink looks to establish itself

Laura Wold, Moscow resident and manager of the Palouse Ice Rink, talks about the future plans to renovate the ice rink and why it didn’t pan out in the past on Oct. 29 at the Palouse Ice Rink.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

The lack of a permanent building, plumbing and space has not stopped the Palouse Ice Rink from providing a place for people to exercise and build community during the winter months in Moscow. The rink, only three-quarters of a full-size rink, has no indoor plumbing, no running water, no heated locker...

‘Learn to Play D&D’ caters to beginners and experts

Matthew Atwell, assistant director at Chinook Facility Services, shares his experience on how he grew up playing D&D on Monday afternoon at the Chinook.

CAROLYN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Once a month, students can come together to learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons with Chinook Assistant Director Matthew Atwell. He is the sole director, organizer, and teacher for the Learn to Play D&D event. Atwell started the event because he thought other people wanted to learn how. It’s a s...

Polls for pet photo contest close Saturday

Head groomer Alix Shackelford discusses the salon's Halloween pet photo contest while giving a hair cut to TJ, a shih tzu Pomeranian, on Wednesday at Amber's Grooming Salon.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

Amber’s Grooming Salon is getting in the Halloween spirit this week with its 7th annual Halloween pet photo contest.   Participants have until Friday at 11 a.m. to submit their Halloween or fall-themed photos online. Each entry will then be posted on the Facebook event page, where people have unti...

Cougar History: library celebrates Butch’s birthday

University Archivist Mark O’English discusses how he highlights
the Mascot’s anniversary to reconnect people to Butch’s
origin on Friday morning at the Holland/Terrell Library.

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2019

Since its founding in 1890, WSU has changed and evolved with each class. But perhaps one of the most notable and everlasting changes happened in 1919 when a cougar became the school’s official mascot. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Butch T. Cougar, University Archivist Mark O’English set ...

Howl-O-Ween event raises money to save pets

Children interact with shelter dogs at the Howl-O-Ween event Sunday afternoon at the Latah County Fairgrounds and Event Center.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2019

The Humane Society of the Palouse hosted its inaugural Howl-O-Ween fundraiser Sunday afternoon at the Latah County Events Center in Moscow to raise money for life-saving surgeries for animals. Pups of all shapes and sizes turned out to strut their stuff for a canine costume contest. The event also ...

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