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Plasma center urges donations

Plasma center urges donations

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

Pullman’s plasma center hopes for more college students to donate. Currently, the Pullman Green Cross America Plasma Center gets 50 to 70 percent of its donations from students at the University of Idaho and WSU, said Christopher Pham, plasma center marketing specialist. Pham encouraged healthy...

Young girl spent years learning to raise animals

Young girl spent years learning to raise animals

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

Name, age, school: Hazel Rheingans, 13, student at Logos School Tell me about what you’re doing. “With the beef project, I have a heifer and a steer. You clip them to make the valuable parts look bigger, and the head you clip so it makes the rest of them look bigger. You clip the tail to make...

Organic farm feeds community and teaches students

Organic farm feeds community and teaches students

AILA IKUSE, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

Just a mile down Wilson Road lies the Eggert Family Organic Farm, a WSU-owned, certified organic farm. The farm is a place to grow organic produce for the community and teach students how to run a farm. The farm started when the organic agriculture major developed and was a full-fledged farm by 2004,...

The science behind the brain

The science behind the brain

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Life, Showcase

The Neuroscience Club members share a passion over their growing major and help each other succeed in challenging courses, while connecting the community with science. The club had their first meeting on Aug. 31. President Lindsay Cannon, a senior double majoring in neuroscience and French, outlined...

Stress-relief advice from two seniors: Go outside

Stress-relief advice from two seniors: Go outside

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

Name, year, major: Melissa Flores, senior, double major in international business and marketing Kaitlyn Fiscus, senior, international business Do you know each other because you have the same major? K: “We’re actually from the same hometown, but we didn’t know each other. We came here and ...

Newly-formed club opens up the dance floor

Newly-formed club opens up the dance floor

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

The semester-old Latin Dance Club hopes to increase the number of members involved. Club President Mostafa Ahmadzadeh said the club formed last fall but was put into action mid-spring semester. The creators of the club met in the Beginning Latin Dance class offered by the UREC. They soon learned...

Just a boy and his dog

Just a boy and his dog

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

Name, age: Petr Paulson, 13, mother Suzy Scott and Golden Retriever Misha, one-and-a-half years old I saw you were riding around on your bike with Misha. Are you training him? P: “As a service animal. That’s my whole goal, for him to pull me to school on this and be with me.” How old was...

Lions Club: A volunteer for decades

Lions Club: A volunteer for decades

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

Name: Bill Widman, retired lineman Tell me a little about what you’re doing. “This is the Rosalia Lions Club, and we’ve been serving ice cream here since 1992. This is our 25th year.” How long have you been doing this? “About 20 years. They turned it over to an organization, and we hap...

Q & A: Bumble Rumble Roller Derby: One grad student and her community on skates

Q & A: Bumble Rumble Roller Derby: One grad student and her community on skates

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

Name, age: Rachel Olsen aka “Rumble Bee,” 31 Occupation: Ph.D. student at WSU studying bumblebees How did you get into roller derby? “I was looking for an activity outside of school, and I had a friend who played and she recruited me. It’s the best decision I’ve ever made in my life....

Global Learning Center offers a variety of resources

Global Learning Center offers a variety of resources

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

The advisers explained the positive outcomes of the Global Learning Center such as enhancing your resume, enriching your worldview and finding one’s identity. Anjie Bertramson, senior global learning adviser, aims to give students a step up from peers when applying for jobs. Studying abroad,...

Coffee, art, people and school: ‘The Jill of all trades’

Coffee, art, people and school: ‘The Jill of all trades’

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

Name, age: Anna VanderMeer, 24 Occupation: Master’s student in engineering with focus in water resources, barista at Thomas Hammer It’s the first Sunday of the semester: What are your plans for the day? “I’ll be working here for most of the morning, which is honestly the highlight of my...

Palouse Pride Festival aims to keep LGBTQ community visible

Palouse Pride Festival aims to keep LGBTQ community visible

BRANDON PARKINSON, Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

The Palouse Pride Festival made its debut 23 years ago, and this year is coming back just in time for students to participate. Aquasha DeLusty, platinum sponsor for Inland Oasis and festival host, on top of being a drag queen, explained the importance of the festival and what it means to them. “[It’s]...