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Festival encourages people to try new things

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2019

People participated in free outdoor activities during the sixth annual Palouse Outdoor Festival on Saturday at Wawawai County Park and Granite Point. Some of the activities included rock climbing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Granite Point is where Pratim Kundu rock climbed for the first...

Children raise over $4,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Children raise over $4,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2019

Shay Connell, 10-year-old, set a goal to raise $200 last year for the Make-A-Wish Foundation by selling snow cones, but instead, raised over $4,300. This year, Shay hopes to donate $5,000 to the foundation. Shay and two other Pullman children sold snow cones and baked goods Wednesday afternoon for...

Theatre welcomes professional actors for ‘Funny Girl’ performance

Theatre welcomes professional actors for ‘Funny Girl’ performance

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2019

“Funny Girl” is an iconic musical based on the life of Fanny Brice and is the newest show hosted by the Regional Theatre of the Palouse. The show closes on Sunday, Aug. 25. Tickets are $20, and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday with a 1:30 p.m. showing on Saturday and Sunday. The...

Interactive history display to travel through Moscow to tell stories of rural life

Interactive history display to travel through Moscow to tell stories of rural life

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 21, 2019

Change in our culture has brought more people to cities, leaving many to think that small towns are dying. Moscow’s local historical society will host a Smithsonian exhibit starting this Friday that hopes to showcase the opposite. “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” is one of several traveling...

School of Music introduces new policy

School of Music introduces new policy

ABBY DARR, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2019

The WSU School of Music is implementing a policy change to provide livestreaming of all ensemble, solo and faculty recital performances. Staff and students anticipate the change will let students engage with the musical programs offered through the music school. This is something potential new audiences...

History professor named new department chair 

History professor named new department chair 

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2019

Recipient of WSU’s Edward R. Meyer Distinguished Professor of History was named chair of the history department. Matthew Sutton, history professor, said he began his three-year term as department chair on Friday. He said Matthew Jockers, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, made the decision...

WSU employee to retire after 34 years of service

WSU employee to retire after 34 years of service

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2019

A WSU employee who grew up in Pullman will retire after working at the university for over 34 years. Deborah Hill, Facilities Service’s plant communications coordinator, will officially retire at the end of the month. “It’s a fancy name for dispatch,” she said. While working, Hill said...

Lentil Festival brings residents together

Lentil Festival brings residents together

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 18, 2019

Pullman residents and WSU students alike gathered this weekend in Reaney Park to celebrate the unlikeliest of legumes: the humble lentil. For people new to the Palouse, the lentil might not stand out as a food worth its own musical line-up, parade and park filled with vendors. Many first-time attendees...

Couple opens home up for rock ‘n’ roll

Couple opens home up for rock ‘n’ roll

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

July 17, 2019

The residents and venue operators at the Bayou swing open their screen door several nights a month to turn their farmhouse into a full-blown concert space. They said it’s not too crazy. They’ve only had to kick a handful of people out. One person tried to cut down one of the swampy trees that...

Nail parlor recovers from flooding

Nail parlor recovers from flooding

NATALIE NEWCOMB, Evergreen reporter

July 10, 2019

Upon entering Kool Nails Design & Spa, one can see a wall of brightly colored nail polish. On the front counter sit many sets of fake nails to display how nails and colors look when finished. The nail technicians greet customers with a smile. Kool Nails recently remodeled and reopened three...

Shop owner reflects on business

Shop owner reflects on business

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen editor-in-chief

July 2, 2019

On an early Friday afternoon, Jon McConville attends to business behind the counter in his small but colorful one-room shop.  One wall is adorned with cowry shells, hairpipe made of bone and horn, brass concho and metal sequins. Opposite to that, rows of glass beads hang from hooks creating a brigh...

Native man found connection in traditional dance

Native man found connection in traditional dance

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

July 2, 2019

Teddy George Sr. danced in circles to traditional drumming and pounded his feet, ankles wrapped in bells, at the 2nd Annual Nez Perce Culture Day last month. He rode his bike from Lapwai, Idaho in his outfit to dance at the powwow. He was one of the older dancers, performing in his middle age. Child...

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