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Painting the colors of the wind

Painting the colors of the wind

BY ADDY FORTE | Evergreen fine arts reporter

September 3, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

Rain or shine, artists will take to the streets in the fifth annual Palouse Plein Air. Using paint outside is the main criteria in this otherwise open-ended competition in which artists are allowed to paint anywhere within a 30 mile radius of Moscow.Plein Air, a French term used to describe painting ...

Changing the tune of tubas

BY KATHERINE LIPP | Evergreen music reporter

September 2, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

To some, the tuba has a bit of an unfair reputation.It’s an instrument that tends to go hand in hand with images of a marching band or musician alternating between two notes, said WSU School of Music professor Chris Dickey.These are exactly the kinds of expectations Dickey seeks to disprove through his ...

Pets away from home

Pets away from home

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen reporter

September 2, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

In a school that specializes in cows and cattle, there’s a club devoted to the furry friends living at home.The Companion Animal Club (CAC) is an organization on campus for those more interested in pets such as dogs and cats rather than agriculture animals. Started four years ago by Samantha Whiteside, ...

Converting cafeteria culture

BY DUSTIN VANDEHOEF | Evergreen reporter

September 2, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

WSU Dining Services christened September the “Month of Nutrition” and will offer several new cafeteria experiences for students to take part in.Starting last week students are now able to find healthier alternative food options alongside old favorites like pizza and hamburgers, as well as a new st...

A cup of culture at ‘Coffee Hour’

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

Food and activities from around the globe come together in the International Center every week to give students the chance to travel the world without leaving campus.Every Friday for one hour, WSU’s International Center hosts Coffee Hour, a meeting that highlights a country, holiday or some other internation...

Barn full of art(isans)

BY ADDY FORTE | Evergreen fine arts reporter

August 29, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

Tucked in between the rolling wheat fields of the Palouse there is an antique barn surrounded by a fence made from wheels. But instead of farm animals, the barn houses several artists’ studios.Artisans at the Dahmen Barn (pronounced like Matt Damon) is a unique combination of gallery, studio, music ven...

SEB brings Hollywood blockbusters to WSU

BY SHELTYN ROSE | Evergreen SEB reporter

August 27, 2014


Filed under Features, Life

The SEB film committee brings headlining movies to the CUB Auditorium every weekend for those who wish to push off homework just two and a half hours closer to Sunday.Titles like “22 Jump Street,” “Lucy,” “The Purge: Anarchy,” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” are scheduled to play throughout the...

Fine arts faculty artist represented WSU abroad

BY HANNAH LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

August 26, 2014


Filed under Features, Life

When WSU professor Io Palmer received her letter of acceptance from the Dakar Biennale in Senegal, she thought it was a fluke. The letter was written in French, which she knew just well enough to make out that she had been accepted. However, when she took it to a friend fluent in the language, she real...

Take advantage of September weather outdoors

Take advantage of September weather outdoors

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen columnist

August 25, 2014


Filed under Features, Life

If your residence hall is already beginning to feel cramped, it’s about time you look outside. Luckily for you, there’s a wide variety of outdoor destinations to keep you active during your time on the Palouse.One of the closest to the WSU campus is the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail, which begins near the parkin...

WSU Museum of Art showcases faculty artist retrospective

WSU Museum of Art showcases faculty artist retrospective

BY HANNAH LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

One of ceramicist Ann Christenson’s T-shirts proudly depicts a child breaking a pot with a baseball bat and the words “I hate ceramics.”“I’m always having problems (with my work),” Christenson said. She added, “We love it, but we hate it. It’s such a tough master.”Christenson began...

RTOP presents final performances for “The Music Man”

RTOP presents final performances for “The Music Man”

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen theatre reporter

August 22, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

A swindler and a local librarian aren’t exactly a picture-perfect couple, but try telling that to Marian and Harold from “The Music Man.” Portrayed by real-life couple Bethany and Paul Hanes, these unlikely lovers portray both the deep and comedic sides of a love story.Upbeat music from River ...

Lentils go loose on the Palouse

BY SHELTYN ROSE| Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

Since 6 a.m. today, the lead chef of WSU Dining Services, Brian Guthmiller, has been creating more than 320 gallons of not-so-secret ingredient chili in honor of the National Lentil Festival.In addition to the lentils, various vegetables, spices and seasonings, the recipe also calls for a twist: Mexica...

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