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‘Good Vibrations’ exhibit features international drums

From staff reports

November 30, 2016


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{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="d76d817e-b6ad-11e6-a1ea-534bb0ad66ab"}}WSU’s Anthropology Museum is now holding a new exhibit called “Good Vibrations,” a student-curated display of worldwide percussion instruments and artifacts.The exhibit was created by Jonny Douglas, a WSU Museum of Anthropology...

Local salon reinvents after flooding

ALISA SMITH | Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2016


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{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="b7c29764-abb4-11e6-bae7-cb58e95481a1"}}The sounds of hair dryers blowing, stylists and customers chatting, and music playing greet customers who walk into Fusions Salon and Spa, nearly overpowering the memory of the salon’s last few difficult months.Fusions closed fo...

‘We reveal the champion from within each other’

LATISHA JENSEN | Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2016


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{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="888c364a-a631-11e6-956e-0b0ea74354b3"}}It can be daunting for a woman to walk into a room full of men who are lifting weights heavier than she is.The opportunity to be a part of a community designed to empower women is within reach at WSU, the second university in the...

Local BDSM community promotes safe practice

FORREST HOLT | Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2016


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Chains, chokers, knots, electricity, fire, synthesizers and more can all be tools of recreation, pleasure and affection.When most people think about BDSM communities, movies like “Fifty Shades of Grey” and “Eyes Wide Shut” come to mind. While these kinds of relationships do exist, it is more c...

LGBTQ dating apps provide outlets with accepting audiences

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER | Evergreen social justice reporter

October 28, 2016


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Dating apps have become a normal and easy way to meet new people in today’s technological society.Apps like “Tinder” are helping people all over the country and even the world connect with others they normally would not meet.But many dating apps exclude one demographic: the LGBTQ community.Rather...

Research shows physical activity cannot be externally motivated

LATISHA JENSEN | Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2016


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Many find themselves in this tired cycle: It begins with a burst of enthusiasm, exercising five days a week, ignoring junk food urges, and feeling great; but after a month or so, that enthusiastic energy has diminished, and the cycle begins again.Anne Cox, associate professor for sport and exercise psycholog...

Hearts in Motion offers charity experience to students

ALISA SMITH | Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2016


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{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="a31858ca-890a-11e6-b71b-47728644e14c"}}This experience isn’t about building your career, it’s about service, said Ana María Rodríguez-Vivaldi, associate dean of Student Affairs and Global Education.She is the co-organizer of WSU Hearts in Motion, a faculty-led medi...

VegWSU encourages vegan lifestyles

LATISHA JENSEN | Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2016


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{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="ca8c95f6-86b7-11e6-b24e-8bb0ef85b8f5"}}Imagine a 14-year-old, searching for a job, working in her free time and then challenged to grocery shop, only to find limited resources about the diet and lifestyle she wanted to pursue to better the lives of the animals with wh...

MELA brings international cuisine to campus

MARIAH INMAN | Evergreen reporter

September 2, 2016


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{{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="af56e38a-70bf-11e6-8aed-7b859083f07c"}}Abtesam Khan, also known as Shaheen, is the owner of MELA Bangladeshi Food Co. which strives to give the local community flavorful and healthy food options. “MELA,” meaning festival, was inspired by traditional Bangladeshi food a...

Travelling missionary believes in the power of millennials

Travelling missionary believes in the power of millennials

ELIZABETH SCHMENAUER | Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2016


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It started at Woodstock in 1994. It was the 25th anniversary, and a man by the name of Paul Wislotski from Largo, Florida, knew exactly how to celebrate. Putting up a large canvas, he invited people to join him in decorating and connecting through art.He said he started with paint, but it was messy. T...

Research reveals need for cross-dressing by athletic plus-size women

CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen reporter

August 26, 2016


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The athletic fashion industry needs a wakeup call, or at least a new study says so.A recent study found that plus-size women usually resort to crossdressing in order to find suitable clothing for workout wear. This is due to an inability to find comfortable exercise gear in the women’s section.The study ...

Vintage vinyl store permanently closes its doors

Vintage vinyl store permanently closes its doors

MADISON JACKSON | Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2016


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Walk down Main Street in Pullman and miss the orange letters of Retro Riot’s storefront. Approach the glass windows and see the shelves of vinyl records and posters lining the wall. Now the view is of plain white walls and an empty floor. Brett Borden officially opened Retro Riot in February 201...

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