The Daily Evergreen

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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