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Music instructor couple balance careers, family

Music instructor couple balance careers, family

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Denise and Dave Snider came together through music. They’ve been married for 33 years, and now their mutual passion has placed them in the same WSU department. “We’ve had a great time together actually. We’ve loved almost every minute of it,” said Denise, adviser and instructor for the school...

Art exhibit features sketches pieced together

Art exhibit features sketches pieced together

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Lynne Haagensen, retired University of Idaho professor emeritus, used a photocopy machine to combine and enhance her sketches for her exhibit “Wondering” at the Dahmen Barn throughout the month of April. “I started using photocopy as an art-making medium and it led me lots of places and eventually...

Graduate student DJ starts studio

Graduate student DJ starts studio

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

When Zachary Cartwright first bought a turntable six years ago, he thought of it as more of a hobby. Now he’s beginning the process of opening a studio in Pullman. Cartwright, who also goes by DJ Grape Vinyl, came to Pullman in 2013 for graduate school studying food science with a focus in wine....

Marketing student runs skateboard company

Marketing student runs skateboard company

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

“Yew” is a word people use in action sports to express excitement and celebration when someone lands a trick. For Noah Moncrieff, a junior at WSU, this word is his business. He said it perfectly captures his passion for skateboarding, and it is the word he chose to name his very own skateboard...

Faculty recognize designer for originality

Faculty recognize designer for originality

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

One fashion student used his family’s hardship as motivation to make an impact with his college career. Outstanding Junior Designer Sovann Robinson is pursuing three majors and pulling regular all-nighters for his projects. “If we have a semester-long project, I always grind my ass off,”...

Zeppoz bowling alley overhauls late night grill

Zeppoz bowling alley overhauls late night grill

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle, Top-feature

Zeppoz, which houses a restaurant, bowling alley, casino and arcade, renovated its restaurant over the summer. The kitchen is open until 2 a.m., which makes it one of Pullman’s only spots to offer late-night food. The new eating area has a different character that looks more like a stand-alone...

ASWSU member works to prevent assault

ASWSU member works to prevent assault

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

Catherine Dunn, a senior political science major, is ASWSU’s Director of Health and Safety. Dunn’s passion for working to prevent violence, especially against women, shows through her involvement in ASWSU. “One thing that surprised me about this position was how often people reach out to...

Bar hosts Nat King Cole birthday bash

Bar hosts Nat King Cole birthday bash

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle

On Nat King Cole’s 100th birthday, Rico’s Pub celebrated in his memory with a 1920s prohibition-style night. Cole was born just before the beginning of prohibition and became a jazz pianist and popular vocalist in the 1950s. On Saturday night, Pullman faculty, students and locals came to join...

Mechanic shop aims to be transparent, fair local option

Mechanic shop aims to be transparent, fair local option

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life

The owner of a small auto shop in Pullman prioritizes honesty. College Cabs Owner Rob Borden also owns Auto Repair at The Hive LLC, a company he said he started in October 2017 when College Cabs needed maintenance. “We wanted an affordable place for our cabs to get maintenance done on the rigs,”...

Sandwich shop offers cozy atmosphere

Sandwich shop offers cozy atmosphere

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life

Heros N Sports has been a staple of the Pullman community for 19 years this month, said the shop owner. When owner Jonathon McCabe first opened the shop with Jacqueline McCabe, Heros N Sports featured sports cards. While the shop is more focused on food now, there are still about 650,000 cards in...

Pub to host Roaring 20s jazz night

Pub to host Roaring 20s jazz night

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life

This weekend, Rico’s Pub will host people in 1920s wear and serve prohibition-era drinks. Starting at 9 p.m. tomorrow, “A Night of Nat King Cole” will celebrate Nat King Cole’s 100th birthday and Jazz Appreciation Month. Rico's Owner Tawny Szumlas said the idea for the celebration sparked...

Zumba classes combine cultural influences

Zumba classes combine cultural influences

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature, Wellness

For many Cougs, Zumba is an athletic expression of culture and a way to relieve stress. “We embrace culture in Zumba rather than trying to make everything P.C., we welcome all forms of culture,” University Recreation Zumba instructor Sarah Dossey said. “We welcome people to give us suggestions...

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