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World-champion pianist to perform at WSU

BY KATHERINE LIPP | Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2014

World-renowned, award-winning pianist Spencer Myer will fill Bryan Hall Theatre with his own captivating take on classical piano.At a conference for the Music Teachers National Association in Chicago earlier this year, MTNA collegiate chapter president Esther Hayter said she got the chance to see Myer p...

A hidden gem: Bucer’s offers more than coffee

BY KATHERINE LIPP | Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2014

Coming from someone brand new to WSU, finding culture in the Palouse might at first seem impossible. Small towns can be quaint in their own right, but students still look for where the action happens, where they can spend a Friday night sipping coffee or beer and listening to the local music.Fortunat...

Loud and proud; student percussionist takes the stage

From staff reports

September 19, 2014

While most people listen to music all day, senior music performance major Mike Troianello creates it.Troianello will showcase his abilities as a percussionist at his recital at 4:10 p.m. today in Kimbrough Concert Hall.Apart from the required time commitment and skill, performance majors also have to ...

Food for thought presents ‘Fed Up’

BY CELESTINA HENDRICKSON | Evergreen food reporter

September 17, 2014

Apart from two giant M&Ms that say “FU” on the documentary poster for “Fed Up,” a quote declares congress considers pizza a vegetable.The Moscow Food Co-op will present the September documentary selection “Fed Up” for its Food for Thought Film Series. The film will show at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the ...

Switching viewpoints; A WWII story

Switching viewpoints; A WWII story

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2014

In a war-torn Europe, it may seem unbelievable that the stories of a blind French girl and an orphaned German boy could connect over something like a radio.Author Anthony Doerr shows how in his novel “All the Light We Cannot See.” Set during World War II, the story switches viewpoints to tell the i...

Political cartoonist hopes to draw in a crowd

Political cartoonist hopes to draw in a crowd

BY HOLLY LANE | Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2014

In a media world where it’s important to be unbiased, one man’s job description is to be just the opposite.“My job description is to provoke debate,” said Milt Priggee.Priggee , a nationally-syndicated political cartoon artist, will visit Pullman Thursday to give his presentation, “Political Cartooning...

Seeing through the veil of bias against Muslims

Seeing through the veil of bias against Muslims

BY SARAH CARDENAS | Evergreen fashion columnist

September 17, 2014

When a Westerner encounters a veiled Muslim in public, some common assumptions held toward the headdress is that it is a symbol of oppression and inequality. Out of my love and respect for foreign cultures, I decided to take a second look at its history to uncover the reasons it sustains such negative con...

Story spans campus

By Addy Forte | Evergreen fine arts reporter

September 17, 2014

Although World War II had just ended, the battle for acceptance had just begun. Roger Shimomura paints a comic book-like representation of his experiences as a Japanese-American living in a country that once labeled him the enemy.The Museum of Art ExhibitShimomura will be on campus Thursday to give a lec...

A man and his piano; faculty performace brings on the blues

A man and his piano; faculty performace brings on the blues

From staff reports

September 15, 2014

One WSU jazz instructor may not be where he is today if it weren't for an accident he suffered as a teenager.After playing piano for 10 years, WSU jazz piano and jazz history instructor Brian Ward broke his wrist rollerblading at the age of 15. It was then he began to focus on the genre that would even...

There and back again; Fine arts faculty shows photography

There and back again; Fine arts faculty shows photography

BY HANNAH RAY LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2014

WSU photography professor Dennis DeHart is an artist, a teacher and a traveler. Just this year, he traversed the U.S., visited China, and gave a lecture in France. Now, a selection of his photographs resides in a small gallery in Los Angeles.DeHart’s work is currently being shown in the inaugural ...

Ladies can lift too

BY BROOKELYNN GRADITI | Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2014

University Recreation is promoting a more inclusive environment for women in an effort to help women gain confidence in the weight room.Programs such as Women on Weights and Women’s Only CrossFit are offered at UREC in order to educate and encourage women to add weightlifting to their workout regim...

‘Catfish’ creator visits campus

From staff reports

September 15, 2014

He’s made a life of fishing for things that aren’t as they seem, and now Nev Schulman will travel to Pullman to help students protect themselves from the depths of the social interweb and beyond.The creator of MTV’s “Catfish” will present his perspective on social media, sexuality, and rel...

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