The Daily Evergreen

The Mutt Strutt

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

Pullman dogs and owners united Saturday in Reaney Park for games and competition at the sixth annual Mutt Strutt.Hosted by the Whitman County Humane Society and the Pooch Park at Pullman, participants could enter their dogs in a Mutt Strutt, costume competition, various games, and a number of competiti...

East meets West; A Moving Sound dances to WSU

East meets West; A Moving Sound dances to WSU

From staff reports

September 26, 2014


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Asian fusion takes on a new meaning with a musical performance combining the old with the new.“We take traditional instruments and musical ideas that you find in Taiwan, and we create new and original compositions,” composer and performer Scott Prairie said.Based out of Taiwan, A Moving Sound is a musical group...

Sweet honey in the Rock brings a cappella with historical notes

Sweet honey in the Rock brings a cappella with historical notes

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen theater reporter

September 26, 2014


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Take a look through the eyes of musicians as they sing about feelings and the world as they see it.Sweet Honey in the Rock is an a cappella ensemble consisting of African American women. Using contemporary and historical styles from many different genres, the group uses music to express its views of t...

A midday musical break

BY AMBERLYNNE UMAYAM | Evergreen reporter

September 26, 2014


Filed under Events, Features, Life

Students can take a break from studying in the library and listen to live music without leaving their chair.About every other Friday the Terrell Library Atrium has held recitals for students, staff and outside groups to perform for up to an hour starting at noon. The informal concerts in the library atriu...

Research in progress

BY HANNAH RAY LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2014


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The words “lavori in corso,” Italian for “work in progress,” greet anyone who visits Maria DePrano’s office. A friend of DePrano’s in Italy made a tie out of the tape (similar to “caution” tape in America) and later gave it to her because she liked it so much.It’s a fitting phrase fo...

Balance is better

From staff reports

September 24, 2014


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When the missed opportunity to indulge in a V8 appears, WSU dining halls can save students a slap to the forehead and offer a tastier and more balanced option.This week, Hillside, Northside and Southside dining halls are participating in the “Balance is Better” program put on by WSU Dining Servi...

All the stage’s a drum

All the stage’s a drum

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen theater reporter

September 24, 2014


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A touring dance team will turn Beasley Coliseum into its own giant drum.Born from college Greeks and seen across the world, Step Afrika! will come to Pullman with high-energy dance form combining traditional African styles with the contemporary.Step Afrika! is a dance group whose stated mission is to br...

Halloween here early; FreakNight Traveling Circus finds campus

From staff reports

September 24, 2014


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Halloween comes early as the FreakNight Traveling Circus storms Beasley Coliseum.The traveling circus is a pre-party to Northwest Halloween ritual known as FreakNight. Its roots come from the circus’s previous tour, “The Paradiso Journey.” Having enjoyed the show tour, it was decided to do something s...

Fashion students’ designs compete in ITAA

From staff reports

September 22, 2014


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Two WSU students will travel to North Carolina this November as finalists in a national design contest.In the spring of 2014 Carol Salusso, an associate professor in the Apparel Merchandising Design and Textiles Department asked her students to come up with original designs as part of their final project an...

Salmon fishing in the musuem

BY JEN LADWIG | Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2014


Filed under Features, Life

For the last few years, the Museum of Anthropology in College Hall has been little more than empty space. A few exhibits, such as “The People of the Lower Snake River,” have been on display, but the museum was in need of a fresh, new exhibit.The responsibility of creating a new exhibit fell to Shan...

The difference is in the soundboard

From staff reports

September 22, 2014


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A soundboard is the heart of a radio station’s system. Sure, it may be the personality, confidence and passion of the disc jockey that captures the listener’s attention, but even the best hosts don’t get far when no one can hear them.It was senior communication major Matthew Zimmer’s second day...

Plein Air results

From staff reprots

September 22, 2014


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Forrest Dickison was announced first place winner of the Palouse Plein Air competition on Friday. His artwork will be on display alongside all other participants’ and staff award recipients’ work from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Third Street Gallery in Moscow.Patrons can vote...

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