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Students’ hip-hop band fuses genres

Students’ hip-hop band fuses genres

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019

Lounging in red leather chairs in Kimbrough Hall’s music studio, rapper and WSU senior Matthew Donald, and trombonist and WSU music major Gabriella Aragon listened through unedited tracks for their band’s upcoming EP. At the end of their original song “Soul Cry,” a wall of sound dropped out...

Food truck owners to travel south

Food truck owners to travel south

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

Three years ago, Vanessa Ward decided to take a risk, quit her day job and invest in a food truck to serve her soul food. She said her husband Brian Ward’s passionate career in music inspired her from the time they started dating 25 years ago, but she didn’t dive into a satisfying career for herself...

Kitchen offers authentic Chinese dishes

Kitchen offers authentic Chinese dishes

NATALIE NEWCOMB, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

On the corner of Grand Ave. and Stadium Way sits the Emerald Chinese Restaurant, run by the Kuang family. Yu Kuang is the second generation owner of the restaurant and he graduated from WSU with a degree in Hospitality Business Management. The menu contains a mix of different foods from across...

Senior recognized for faith-inspired designs

Senior recognized for faith-inspired designs

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

For Outstanding Senior Designer in the Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles program Maria Wanner, her designs are inspired by her Catholic faith. She said many of her ideas come to her through prayer. “Visually, my designs are nature-inspired, but actually there are levels beneath that because...

Local band wants to expand influence

Local band wants to expand influence

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

Three inspired WSU music students formed local band North Paw a few months ago. The band now includes Joel Roeber, Alex Welch, Joe Ballestrasse, James Carter and Michael Adams. Welch, the drummer and a vocalist in the band, said the sport of boxing and his dog, Poseidon, were the inspirations behind...

Landscape architect pushes his students to serve communities, design for greater good

Landscape architect pushes his students to serve communities, design for greater good

TATIANA MEAOLE, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

Steve Austin, WSU Architecture professor and landscape architect, said he believes we need to hold open discussions on climate change. “As long as we’re not talking about it, we’re not moving forward,” Austin said. Not many professors can say they want to change the world. Austin has been...

Music instructor couple balance careers, family

Music instructor couple balance careers, family

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

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

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

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

“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

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

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...

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