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Melody memories: music strikes a chord in our subconscious

Melody memories: music strikes a chord in our subconscious

MELISSA ESSIG | Evergreen music columnist

April 9, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

I can easily recall the first concert I went to. I was in elementary school and extremely excited to be sitting up in the balcony with my best friend and our moms, watching Point of Grace perform on stage. A few years later my dad took me to a show in Seattle to see my favorite boy bands (and, no, it...

House of Lies soundtrack breathes life into series

Melissa Essig and Lance Lijewski | Evergreen music columnist and Life section editor

April 7, 2014


Filed under Columns

Music isn’t just a bunch of random noises blended together to make more noise. Music is a living, breathing being. A soundtrack is similar; it’s a body of music with the songs each functioning as individual limbs.This is the vision Chris Douridas has with Capitol Records’ recent album release ...

What Shakespeare forgot

What Shakespeare forgot

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen theater columnist

April 7, 2014


Filed under Columns

William Shakespeare’s timeless tale “Hamlet” takes a raunchy turn for the best this weekend with Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” at Jones Theatre in Daggy Hall. The show opened this last weekend, April 4, and I was given the opportunity to watch it twice.Having read...

Lost in the Dream

Lost in the Dream

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

April 4, 2014


Filed under Columns

If Bob Dylan were to record an album in space it would sound a whole lot like The War on Drugs’ third release, “Lost in the Dream.”With a massive amount of synth, static and a steady chug-like rhythm, “Under the Pressure” opens and sums up the whole album. At roughly 9 minutes, this track wil...

Seven simple rules

Seven simple rules

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

April 3, 2014


Filed under Columns

Growing up, Dr. Seuss served as a mentor for all my life’s problems. By age 10, he had prepared me for the worst. I knew what to do in the event that I was served discolored breakfast foods, discovered strange objects in my pocket, and encountered a strangely dressed cat not once, but twice.Among a...

Scones prove durable, tasty gifts for mom and students

Scones prove durable, tasty gifts for mom and students

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

April 2, 2014


Filed under Columns

Soon comes Mom’s Weekend at WSU, and with it the chance to thank your mom for giving you the gift of life. Sure, you could have tried to get here on your own, but chances are good you would have mucked it up and turned out as a leaf or a bug.So how to adequately thank her? Homemade scones seem ap...

A teacher, a survivor

A teacher, a survivor

Lance Lijewski | Evergreen life editor

April 1, 2014


Filed under Columns

When Jacinta Malone was 17 years old, she had no idea she would soon get married, give birth to seven sons, move 2,000 miles away from home and undergo the removal of a life-threatening blood clot from her brain. To make matters more extreme, she had no idea it would all happen in less than a decade...

Rockin’ with Mom

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

April 1, 2014


Filed under Columns

We all have so much love in our hearts for the wonderful woman we call mom. So much love, our campus dedicates an entire weekend to show just how much we appreciate them.To go along with Mom’s Weekend, I’ve created a playlist of songs devoted to you and your mom. With girl power ballads, classic j...

Roll into Spring

Roll into Spring

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

March 28, 2014


Filed under Columns

All the signs of spring are in effect. The sun seems to bounce up over the horizon. Birds trill jaunty scales at each other. Bewildered students stagger around campus in confusion at the sudden turn of reasonable weather.So shake off the winter wobbles with a pile of spring rolls stuffed with crunchy ...

Numbers hold no value when factoring sexual history

Abby Student | Evergreen relationship and sex columnist

March 27, 2014


Filed under Columns

On my drive back to the west side for spring break last week, I had a conversation that reminded me just how polar-opposite two people from the same planet can be.As my passenger, a devout Christian, began to open up and expand on his religious views, the sex columnist in me saw a chance to discuss huma...

Taste of Treefort teases intimate music festival in Boise

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

March 14, 2014


Filed under Columns

Sexy and sultry Grandma Kelsey walked onto the stage. Standing alone with only an electric guitar and sweaty hair, the 20-something musician sang with the most beautiful, folky, and lullaby voice Wednesday night.  Hosted by the University of Idaho, Taste of Treefort gave us a sneak peek into next we...

Tongue in cheek critique

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

March 13, 2014


Filed under Columns

There are more than 7 trillion nerves in the human body. Couples of Pullman, you have somehow managed to get on every single one of mine.My fresh-off-the-bench single status has given me a unique perspective on both couples and singles alike. Although a month ago I was caught in a thick romantic haze,...

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