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Cougar Safe Rides searches for new volunteers

Cougar Safe Rides searches for new volunteers

Sydney Brown, Evergreen life editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

Women’s Transit became a staple of WSU’s transportation system decades ago, but its revival as Cougar Safe Rides poses new challenges and expectations for its program leaders. One of the four program leaders, graduate math major Jarrick Wick, began his role in Women’s Transit during his freshman...

Moscow Food Co-op class teaches healthy eating on budget

Samuel Ruth, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

As a college student or young adult trying to make a living, eating healthy with spending limits may seem hard. Moscow Food Co-op’s class series “Healthy Eating on a Budget” aims to teach people how to eat healthy while not breaking the bank.   Co-op Education and Event Coordinator Max Newland...

WSU alumnus develops therapy model

WSU alumnus develops therapy model

Marco McCray, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

A psychotherapist based out of San Francisco recently developed a method to reduce stress and anxiety in 30 seconds. Phil Boissiere is a father, husband, couple’s therapist, adult ADHD counselor and WSU alumnus. He developed his own mindfulness technique while his daughter was still an infant, Boissiere...

Newest Moscow flower shop achieves couple’s ambition

Newest Moscow flower shop achieves couple’s ambition

Marco McCray, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

New flower shop recently opened in downtown Moscow, fulfilling the lifelong dream of a passionate local couple. Owned and operated by Tony and Heather Niccoli, the Little Shop of Florals, located at 111 2nd Street in Moscow, opened Jan. 1. Heather has worked in several flower shops over the years...

Moscow Food Co-Op celebrates expansion

Moscow Food Co-Op celebrates expansion

Marco McCray, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

The Moscow Food Co-op recently opened their expansion on the University of Idaho campus. The business was founded in 1973, and now has locations at 121 E 5th Street in downtown Moscow as well as the Campus Christian Center at UI. Co-op General Manager Melinda Schab said one of the most unique aspects...

Thrift stores: ‘This is my sixth time I’ll be retiring’

Thrift stores: ‘This is my sixth time I’ll be retiring’

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

Name: Brian MacArthur Occupation: Store manager at Palouse Treasures Thrift Store Tell me about what it’s like working here. “It’s fun. I’ve been working in thrift stores for about 15 years. You get all the neat merchandise that comes in. It’s just fun to sell back all the fun things w...

Non-profit hires, supports locals

Non-profit hires, supports locals

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Life, Showcase

The HOPE Center of Moscow serves as a place of employment for those who have been out of the work force for an extended period of time. For DeDe McReynolds, HOPE Center service coordinator, providing a stable environment for people in need is just as important as running an affordable thrift store,...

Volunteering: Learning about the community

Volunteering: Learning about the community

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

Name: Kassi L. Rolin Position: WSU graduate, student engagement coordinator at the Center for Civic Engagement Could you give me an overview of what CCE does? “We are an on-campus resource for students, and we also work extensively with the local community and communities at a distance to g...

Games bringing community, family together

Games bringing community, family together

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Community, Features, Life

Name, age: Ryan Wilson, 28 Occupation: Palouse Games employee Tell me about yourself. How did you end up working at a game shop? “Board games were very popular in my family. I gravitated to a lot of gaming stores as I grew up. Then I came to the Northwest and went to college at the Universit...

Plasma center urges donations

Plasma center urges donations

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Life, Wellness

Pullman’s plasma center hopes for more college students to donate. Currently, the Pullman Green Cross America Plasma Center gets 50 to 70 percent of its donations from students at the University of Idaho and WSU, said Christopher Pham, plasma center marketing specialist. Pham encouraged healthy...

Young girl spent years learning to raise animals

Young girl spent years learning to raise animals

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Life

Name, age, school: Hazel Rheingans, 13, student at Logos School Tell me about what you’re doing. “With the beef project, I have a heifer and a steer. You clip them to make the valuable parts look bigger, and the head you clip so it makes the rest of them look bigger. You clip the tail to make...

Organic farm feeds community and teaches students

Organic farm feeds community and teaches students

AILA IKUSE, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

Just a mile down Wilson Road lies the Eggert Family Organic Farm, a WSU-owned, certified organic farm. The farm is a place to grow organic produce for the community and teach students how to run a farm. The farm started when the organic agriculture major developed and was a full-fledged farm by 2004,...

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