The Daily Evergreen

Maintaining fresh, safe sex in the new semester

Abby Student Evergreen sex columnist

January 16, 2014


Filed under Columns

As we dive into 2014 with new ideas, plans and goals for ourselves, I urge you to reflect on 2013. I’m talking about the good, the bad, and the sexy.Unlike eating healthier, going to the gym, or being more organized, I have developed some New Year’s resolutions that require nearly no physical ef...

Witness the fantastic

Witness the fantastic

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2014


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When a traditional love story has unorthodox twists, a story of fake rape, abduction, and lust ensues. All these can be found in the world’s longest-running production, “The Fantasticks.”The Nebraska Theatre Caravan will go on tour with their steampunk-themed adaption of “The Fantasticks,” which origi...

Bad Christmas Gifts

Maxwell Reister Evergreen columnist

January 14, 2014


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Your fingers tear through the wrapping paper like the claws of an eviscerating cougar. Sugarplum dreams of a smartwatch or a Flutterbye Fairy dance through your mind. But the sugarplums become boiled cabbage as you uncover “The Land Before Time XI” VHS or a jar of boiled cabbage. Undesirable gifts ...

New year, new semester demands a new lifestyle

Catherine Kruse Evergreen Columnist

January 14, 2014


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The New Year triggers a flood of ideas in our minds, but the one common concept that’s become a theme for the holiday is the idea of a New Year’s resolution.Some of the more popular resolutions involve weight loss, improving a career and shooting for a romantic relationship. The coming of a new ye...

Spring back into shape with UREC

Lance Lijewski Evergreen Reporter

January 14, 2014


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It’s Demo Week at the Student Recreation Center and Cougars across campus have four more days of free opportunities to train like a Spartan, strut some winter gear and dance up a sweat in Zumba classes.Urec is hosting classes that introduce students, staff, and alumni to the variety of fitness options ...

Cast off knitting

Catherine Kruse Evergreen Columnist

December 9, 2013


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All around campus girls are wearing knitted headbands with floral decorations meant to be fashionable and keep their ears warm. These knitted pieces make a suitable gift for any occasion and make for a great way to keep warm walking to classes.Knitting and crocheting have been around for years. The pr...

Pageant pleases naughty and nice

Catherine Kruse Evergreen Reporter

December 9, 2013


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“Shazam!” called the Angel of the Lord. “Unto thee a child is born and his name is Jesus! Go see Jesus! Go on! Shoo!”Hearing these words, one would think that Pullman Civic Theatre put on some sort of Nativity Story parody.In fact, the play within a play is titled “The Best Christmas Pageant...

Traditional eggnog hits hard

Maxwell Reister Evergreen food columnist

December 9, 2013


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We cherish some odd holiday foods. Seasonal delights include miniature canes of sugary toothpaste, indestructible cakes of fruits and nuts, and spiced frothy egg slime. Eggnog is a weird name for a weird drink containing some weird flecks of history and a lot of eggs.The name ‘eggnog’ emerges from the 170...

Community band brings holiday cheer

Hannah Lambert Evergreen Reporter

December 6, 2013


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A local band will spread some holiday cheer in the form of carols, costumes and an appearance by Santa Claus.The Community Band of the Palouse will play a holiday concert Dec. 10 at the Gladish Community and Cultural Center.The band, which has been around for nearly four decades, features community ...

Holiday Leftovers

Holiday Leftovers

Maxwell Reister Evergreen Columnist

December 6, 2013


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The word ‘leftover’ is lacking. It fails to convey the beauty of changing surplus into sustenance, the delight of scoring fully-prepared meals for free, the thrilling challenge of MacGyver-ing your aunt’s weird pudding into an enjoyable dish. Perhaps we will need to invent a new word to accurately de...

Paint in numbers

Hannah Lambert Evergreen Reporter

December 5, 2013


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Thirty artists. Thirty works. Thirty days.The second annual 30-30-30 event, hosted by the Third Street Gallery in Moscow, commissions 30 local artists to create 30 pieces in 30 days.The gallery will display the resulting 900 works for a limited time Dec. 5 and Dec. 6. Each will be sold for $30.Arts As...

Ugly Sweaters

Lance Lijewski Evergreen Fashion columnist

December 5, 2013


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Christmas sweaters are no longer a joke. Sure, everyone has a friend or relative who always considered them cool, but now they're a staple of winter fashion.The ripple effects of a hipster-supported, Macklemore-inspired thrift-shopping cultural movement has made the impossible possible – gaudy is bland and ugly i...

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