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Co-op teaches art, helps parents gain new skills

Co-op teaches art, helps parents gain new skills

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2019

For 15 years the Moscow Food Co-op has hosted family-friendly activities for a group called Co-op Kids. This week’s featured activity was creating a cosmic suncatcher. Cosmic suncatchers are discs placed in front of a window, these ones being made of glue and food dye, to show colored sunlight within...

Raptor club helps birds of prey take flight

Raptor club helps birds of prey take flight

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2019

The Raptor Club has presented its birds of prey all over campus, most recently at the football game on Sept. 7, and it has sent them soaring into public view via social media. “The fact that you can go out and learn how to present with these birds that you sometimes go your entire life without see­ing...

Buy Local encourages community to participate

Buy Local encourages community to participate

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2019

Eat Local Month, a collaborative nationwide program with hopes to involve more of the community in purchasing food from nearby farms, began this September, but buying local can be a year-round venture. Buy Local Moscow, University of Idaho Extension, the Moscow Food Cooperative, the Palouse-Clearwater...

Volunteer firefighter training heats up

Volunteer firefighter training heats up

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2019

The Pullman Fire Department held a practice physical test Saturday morning for candidates interested in the Reserve Firefighter Program. “I’m really interested in the medical side of EMS and fire because it’s 80 percent of what firefighters do,” said Finley Harrison, freshman biology major...

Memorial reflects on the world after 9/11, its effects

Memorial reflects on the world after 9/11, its effects

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2019

An Idaho-based organization held a 9/11 Moving Tribute on Sept. 7. This Wednesday marks the 18th anniversary of 9/11, where 2,977 people were killed, and more than 6,000 injured, including 412 emergency workers. With this tragic event, one message has been spread for years: “Never Forget.” Mission43...

County festival comes to town

County festival comes to town

RACHEL KOCK, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2019

As the warm summer weather of the region starts to decline, the community celebrates the sunshine with the Palouse Empire Fair. This annual event, which acts as the Whitman County fair, brings people from across the Palouse to enjoy the entertainment and strong sense of community. “It’s a ...

Artist provides colorful prints for winter

Artist provides colorful prints for winter

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2019

Polly Apfelbaum sparked her passion for art at a young age and has since created hundreds of pieces using several types of mediums. Her prints, created from woodblock printing, are now on display at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Primarily known for her installation work, Apfelbaum makes the...

Coffee shop introduces inclusive game night

Coffee shop introduces inclusive game night

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2019

Pups & Cups Cafe, Pullman's local pet-friendly coffee shop, hosted its first-ever LGBTQ+ game night on Thursday, and it was filled with fun and games. Pups & Cups regularly hosts game nights on Wednesdays from 5-8 p.m., with the exception being last Thursday. Game nights usually have averaged...

Traveling exhibit arrives in Pullman

Traveling exhibit arrives in Pullman

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2019

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired U.S. residents to partake in social activism more than 50 years ago. A new exhibit celebrates his legacy for fall semester at the WSU Museum of Anthropology. The poster series from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture takes visitors...

‘Cougar Country is a Pullman icon’

‘Cougar Country is a Pullman icon’

JACKEE SMITH, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2019

The new Cougar Country Drive-In will not open for the first Saturday football game of the season on Aug. 31, as originally anticipated, according to the burger shop’s new owner. “We would [rather customers] came and had an awesome experience rather than come and it be a complete failure,” said...

Local authors come together to advise young writers

Local authors come together to advise young writers

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2019

The quaint, bustling interior of BookPeople of Moscow, nestled between the sweet-smelling cafes and throngs of people perusing the historic district’s Saturday market, is a hotspot for writers on the Palouse. On Saturday, BookPeople co-hosted a book signing with Khaliela Wright, the president of...

GPSA welcomes graduate students back with bbq

GPSA welcomes graduate students back with bbq

ZACH GOFF, Life editor

August 25, 2019

Hundreds of graduate students across campus flock to the smells of a barbecue emanating from the roof of the atrium Friday afternoon. The event has a beautiful run, and hundreds of graduate students leave with a free meal and a great way to connect with their peers. “It really is a chance for graduate...

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