The Daily Evergreen

Local grocery owner lives the dream

By Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 8, 2013


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Stocking her grocery store shelves with dried fungus and shredded squid, Tak Siegworth lives out her American dream in Pullman.With humble beginnings growing up in the rural town of Udon Thani, Thailand, Siegworth has overcome a life of hardship to get where she is today. She is the owner of Palouse...

Addressing abused women

Addressing abused women

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2013


Filed under Features

The WSU campus provides an environment for those affected by any form of abuse; V-Day, a club branching from the WSU Health and Wellness Center, helps this environment by campaigning to end the violence.“We get the word out to raise awareness of violence towards women,” club officer Diana Chun said, ...

WSU students name baby giraffe

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 3, 2013


Filed under Features

By Alex MadisonEvergreen Community reporterAt 8 feet tall, atop four gangly legs, sits the brown-eyed, face of Misawa (me-SAW-wah), the newest baby giraffe at the Seattle Woodland Park Zoo.Born Aug. 6, Misawa got his name from the students of the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. The privilege of nam...

Nuthouse kicks up comedy

By Catherine Kruse

October 2, 2013


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For those who are acclaimed for their craziness, the Nuthouse Improv Comedy Troupe is the place to entertain the most absurd thoughts that come to mind.Nuthouse is the WSU theater department’s improvisation club for WSU and the place for experienced and first-time actors alike.“Nuthouse is the most f...

Cable 8 offers professional equipment for student use

Cable 8 offers professional equipment for student use

Lance Lijewski

September 26, 2013


Filed under Features

Many dream of being on television, and student-run television station Cable 8 offers that opportunity to everyone on campus.Established in 1986, Cable 8 exists as a creative outlet for communications and broadcast majors. Cable 8 is a unique opportunity not offered at most universities.Ranked high among ...

An artist and her banjo

Hannah Ray Lambert

September 26, 2013


Filed under Events, Features

Erin Inglish fell in love with playing banjo when she left for college."I was still pursuing my dream of becoming a mechanical engineer at that time, so I played a lot of banjo between classes," Inglish said.Now Inglish is preparing to performat The Attic in Moscow. The showwill be put on by the Pal...

Bartering clothes with the help of virtual closets

Alex Madison

September 24, 2013


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 An idea, an unfinished degree and too many old sweaters began the world of virtual bartering."It’s the perfect gem and I’m bringing it to the market place," said Connor Simpson, CEO and founder of Barters Closet.Over the years, Simpson said his closet had become consumed by a substantially large...

A grandfather, clippers and a legacy

A grandfather, clippers and a legacy

By Alex Madison

September 19, 2013


Filed under Features

Senior Nichio Bryant learned to cut hair by watching his grandfather. Now he works as a mobile barber, catering to people throughout Pullman and WSU.His mode of transportation? A bicycle.Bryant said he was bored during a summer session in Pullman when he formed the idea as a way to make some extra mon...

Auditioning for success

By Catherine Kruse

September 17, 2013


Filed under Features

When auditions roll around for a new show at the Regional Theatre of the Palouse (RTOP), aspiring and experienced actors take on the challenge of marketing their skills.“The main thing is if you really, really want to do it, even if you’re not that experienced, if you really have a passion and wi...

Finding passion in a fresh start

Alex Madison

September 13, 2013


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At 35 years old, WSU student Jonathan Matteson was given the opportunity to uncover a hidden talent and dust off an old dream.Jonathan made a leap of faith when he decided to abandon his job in marketing to chase a late-blooming but passionate dream.“I wanted to always be smiling about my career, ...

Kamiak Butte trails offer opportunity for hiking, camping and exploring

Hannah Lambert, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2013


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Located just 10 miles outside of Pullman, Kamiak Butte has been a recognized National Natural Landmark for almost five decades.Tim Myers, director of Whitman County Parks Department, said part of Kamiak’s beauty is that it offers a great look at the nature of the Palouse and that, for this reason, many ...

Performances for the Pullman community

Performances for the Pullman community

Catherine Kruse, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under Features

Renovated from the foundation of Pullman’s history, the Regional Theatre of the Palouse now stands as a playhouse for locals to enjoy live theater.Located in downtown Pullman, the RTOP gathers community members to put on four shows with performances in the summer, winter, fall and spring.A semi-profess...

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