The Daily Evergreen

An international Thanksgiving celebration

BY JENNIFER LADWIG | Evergreen reporter

November 21, 2014

The typical Thanksgiving dinner: Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and, most importantly, pumpkin pie.The International Center hosted a pumpkin pie making demo yesterday, allowing international students to make and eat the traditional holiday treat.“The international community doesn’t usually l...

BookPeople alumna returns to read from her latest book

From staff reports

November 21, 2014

Author Christine Pakkala had no desire to write children’s books until she had children of her own.Pakkala said she and her daughter decided to take on a “go green” project in which her daughter would walk to and from school each day. In return, Pakkala said her daughter was upset with always bei...

One last musical chance before break

From staff reports

November 21, 2014

Music majors taking part in the “Student Chamber Music” performance have one last hoop to jump through before they can return home for Thanksgiving Break.Taking place at 4:10 p.m. today in Bryan Hall Theatre, the “Student Chamber Music” concert is made up of a graduate level piano trio, two ...

Flute tunes just in time

From staff reports

November 21, 2014

This afternoon, soothing flute music will help the transition from hectic school life to a period of rest and Thanksgiving.Megan Anderson will give her senior student recital today at 3:10 p.m. in Bryan Hall Theatre.Anderson said she has been preparing for her senior recital since January, learning full...

Good brews Roosting

BY BROOKELYNN GRADITI | Evergreen reporter

November 19, 2014

An array of homemade pastries, the light chatter of customers, and the sweet smell of freshly-brewed coffee fills the air of Pullman’s newest coffee hub.A young local entrepreneur with goals of opening a coffee shop brought her dream to life in Pullman, when Roost Coffee, located in the bottom flo...

Hold your horses; BookPeople welcomes author whose work features the Wild West

BY HOLLY LANE | Evergreen literary reporter

November 19, 2014

This isn’t their first rodeo, but locals never know exactly what to expect when an author visits the Palouse.BookPeople of Moscow will welcome Molly Gloss at 7:30 p.m. today to read from her latest book “Falling from Horses,” and to talk and answer questions about her book.“It’s always fun ...

Two ensembles, one symphonic performance

From staff reports

November 19, 2014

Students often walk a fine line between their obligations to school and extracurricular activities, but they owe it to themselves to dedicate time to their diverse talents, said Danh Pham, director of WSU bands.Students in the WSU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will give a performance at 8 p.m. tomorrow in Bryan ...

Jingling skirts and midriff-baring shirts

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen club reporter

November 17, 2014

The Belly Dance Club may be one of the few places where prancing around like a bird in a black top and 25-yard skirt with your hands above your head would dub everyone the nickname “ostriches.”“We’re just an informal club that enjoys belly dancing,” said club President Krishna Hedger, a junior...

The keys to her future; student piano recital shows at Kimbrough

From staff reports

November 17, 2014

The word ‘pedagogy’ may sound intimidating, but to WSU junior Carlie Berry it's a future career.Pedagogy is an academic word for “the method of teaching,” and Berry's work toward a bachelor's degree in piano performance places an emphasis on that ability.“My passion is teaching,” Berry said...

An artistic reflection in fine arts Gallery 2

An artistic reflection in fine arts Gallery 2

BY ADDY FORTE | Evergreen fine arts reporter

November 17, 2014

After seven years, a WSU alumnus returned to campus to tell a story through glass work.The reflective glass panels question the difference between recorded history and personal history through narrating the travels of Alex Gibson’s friend who disappeared. The WSU campus is the third of seven location...

More than ‘Pretty Faces’

BY JENNIFER LADWIG | Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2014

In an attempt to inspire young women to hit the slopes, the University of Idaho’s ski team will present “Pretty Faces: The Story of a Skier Girl.” In a male-dominated activity, several women have pushed through and are now the inspiration to girl skiers everywhere.“The U of I ski team has hosted m...

Cultural singing compeition comes to a close

BY BROOKELYNN GRADITI | Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2014

Students will shine on stage tonight at the Hong Kong Student Association’s (HKSA) singing competition comes to a finale.HKSA held auditions two weeks ago for its annual singing competition, SingCon. The event will conclude today after eight finalists perform a series of their favorite songs.The HKS...

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