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Summertime jams: A playlist for the sunshine

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

June 4, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

With the sun coming out and warming up Pullman, outdoor activities are on the rise. A nice soundtrack can make all the difference in your summer fun, whether you are grilling at the barbeque or lounging in the sun.  This playlist begins fittingly with “Intro” by M83, as the prolonged buildup of the...

A Million Ways to die and one of them is boredom

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen columnist

June 4, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

There are a million ways to die in the west. Unfortunately boredom is one, and the casualties are audience members across the globe.It’s been five days since Seth MacFarlane’s Western genre parody “A Million Ways to Die in the West” was released in theaters nationally. It’s also been five da...

Hundred Waters flows between genres

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

May 28, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

As the lines between genres become increasingly blurred, it's often hard to place a band in today's music atmosphere. But with the release of Hundred Waters' album “The Moon Rang Like A Bell,” one can describe the band only as beautiful.The Gainesville, Florida quartet released its second full-leng...

Take a hike: Sights to see in eastern Washington

Take a hike: Sights to see in eastern Washington

ALEXANDRA GRAFF | Evergreen columnist

May 28, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Driving to Pullman from the west side of the state, it might be hard to recognize how beautiful the nature of this region can be. But with its rolling hills, fields of green and many bodies of water, eastern Washington offers a number of destinations that demand to be seen – especially during the summer.H...

Virginity not a big deal

SARAH HARTMAN | Evergreen columnist

May 28, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Why is virginity such a big deal?It’s funny that something which lasts less than five minutes can draw so much attention and so many opinions pertaining to who, what, where, when and why our first time should be.After talking to some of my friends still in high school, I remembered how important a...

Wolverine slashes through days of past X-Men flops

Wolverine slashes through days of past X-Men flops

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen columnist

May 28, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

While mankind fears and destroys mutants on screen, it seems we can't stop loving them in our own realm. “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is this summer’s most promising superhuman action epic.Be warned: spoilers lie ahead.Though fraught with issues of continuity, veteran X-Men director Bryan Singer...

Godzilla reboot pays tribute to original

Godzilla reboot pays tribute to original

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen columnist

May 21, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Roland Emmerich’s 1998 blasphemous Godzilla adaption can finally be forgotten. Last Thursday’s release of the Gareth Edwards reboot marks the best appearance of the gargantuan reptile since the original 1954 horror classic.While online reviews show mixed feelings regarding plot development and mo...

Avoid the scare, be prepared

SARAH HARTMAN | Evergreen columnist

May 21, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

It takes just two agonizing minutes, while pacing back and forth after peeing on a stick, to picture your life as a mother: sleepless nights, dirty diapers, and constant crying – not just the baby’s. Let’s be real, ladies. At some point many of us have thought we were pregnant, and in those pan...

Palouse gets fresh with farmers markets

Palouse gets fresh with farmers markets

BRIDGET OSBORNE | Evergreen reporter

May 21, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Long-standing summer traditions in Pullman and Moscow provide the opportunity to support local farmers, artists, craftspeople, and musicians.Since it was established in 1977, the farmers market in Moscow has offered a variety of locally sourced products, from meat, produce and baked goods to nursery...

Sasquatch! survival guide: Do the festival weekend right

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

May 21, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

The Sasquatch! music festival can be a magical three days, but without the right preparations it can be a stressful weekend. So, if you're one of the many people who will flock to the Gorge on Friday, take a second to read these tips from a seasoned festival-goer. And don’t forget to check the festiva...

Lykke Li flaunts typical breakup songs with new album

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Heartbreak is a feeling no one wants to endure, but Lykke Li's third album “I Never Learn” is a soundtrack for the most doleful souls. Though it's lyrically and musically a new direction for Li, the album as a whole falls flat.The success of Li's previous albums “Youth Novels” and “Wounded ...

Out of sight, out of mind no longer an excuse

Out of sight, out of mind no longer an excuse

SARAH HARTMAN | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Long-distance relationships can be daunting. As the school year draws to a close, couples might become anxious about making their relationships work through the summer. I call this summertime sadness.Forty percent of all long-distance relationships fail, according to the Statistics Brain Research Inst...

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