The Daily Evergreen

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...

WSU gamers smash for fun, competition pays

ANDREW BRADDOCK | Evergreen reporter

July 23, 2014


Filed under Features, Life

It’s dark in the room where 13 projection TVs sit flickering on plastic folding tables. Newer flat-screen models lie dormant along the walls so as not to distract from the cartoon combat that has attracted a crowd from across Washington and Idaho.Among those 60-odd gaming enthusiasts are four members o...

Family, teammates reflect on WSU alumna Kathleen Higgins

BRIDGET OSBORNE | Evergreen reporter

May 14, 2014


Filed under Features, Life

Whether she was building a church in West Africa or assisting handicapped adults in Grant County, WSU alumna Kathleen Higgins lent a helping hand as both a teammate and a friend.Higgins, 24, died May 5 in Boise, Idaho. She graduated in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in wom...

Destined to lead the Cougar Marching Band

Destined to lead the Cougar Marching Band

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2013


Filed under Features

“It was always music,” Donald Hower said. Director of Athletic Bands Hower said he knew he wanted to enter music from the start.“I didn’t have that problem like some students have where they’re not sure what they want to do with their lives," he said.Despite knowing this, Hower said he never susp...

Cougar band lays down the game beat

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

November 22, 2013


Filed under Features

Cougar Marching Band member Eric Power said he knows first hand how infectious school spirit is.“(My family and I) had season tickets growing up, and we went to most of the home games," Power, the senior trombone section leader for the band, said. "It was fun watching the marching band, and I grew t...

Alumnus follows his dream

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen reporter

November 21, 2013


Filed under Features

By Hannah Ray LambertEvergreen reporterWhen Daniel Taibleson started his own company, he learned almost everything the hard way.In May of 2012, the WSU graduate launched Only the Beat, an online community that provides electronic dance music news and, occasionally, free downloads.Taibleson said he has ...

Pilot’s book flying to shelves

Pilot’s book flying to shelves

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

November 7, 2013


Filed under Features

Flying high above the Northern Prairie, professor, author and editor Scott Olsen found a new outlook on life. Olsen depicts this refreshed perspective in his newest book, "Prairie Sky: A Pilot’s Reflections on Flying and the Grace of Altitude." “You get a thousand feet off the ground and the whole w...

Journal reaches out to all talent, not just to a select group

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 24, 2013


Filed under Features

The creativity of WSU students is reflected through the pages of the university’s sole literary and arts journal, LandEscapes.“All artists have a kind of raw energy waiting to express what they’re passionate about, and having this journal rewards students for having that energy,” said Kathe...

Community connections drive art pieces

Community connections drive art pieces

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen Fine Arts reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under Features

Fine arts students were challenged by their professor to get out of the art department with their latest project.Students in Fine Arts 103, a 3-D design course, created art installations in non-traditional art spaces throughout Pullman.David Herbold, the instructor of the course, said students could c...

Rethink where to get ink

Rethink where to get ink

Abby Student Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under Features

 With blood-red walls, graphic images and needles galore, this October brings more than just haunted houses for Halloween.Owner Chris Peltier of Pullman’s newest tattoo parlor, Blood Diamond Ink, has been tattooing for nearly ten years. He said by the end of the month his team will be complete with two...

WSU alumnus gets a debut gallery feature

WSU alumnus gets a debut gallery feature

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen Fine Arts reporter

October 17, 2013


Filed under Features

Cougar graduate, traveler and artist Dan Kiessling will have his debut art featured at The Bank Left Gallery. Kiessling, a Pullman native, spent his twenties roving the western part of the country before graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts. He said he had always intended to return to school a...

Changing History

Changing History

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 15, 2013


Filed under Features

 Adorned with baseball memorabilia, old World War II hats and books stacked to the ceiling, office of history professor Frank Hill is a blast from the past.For more than 26 years, Hill has walked from his home behind Martin Stadium, Monday through Friday, to the WSU campus to perform for his students what...

No P.R. No B.S. No Retreat. Watchdogs since 1895
Features