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Bad Christmas Gifts

Maxwell Reister Evergreen columnist

January 14, 2014


Filed under Columns

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 ...

Pageant pleases naughty and nice

Catherine Kruse Evergreen Reporter

December 9, 2013


Filed under Columns

“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...

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...

Community band brings holiday cheer

Hannah Lambert Evergreen Reporter

December 6, 2013


Filed under Life

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


Filed under Columns

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


Filed under Life

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


Filed under Columns

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...

Some don’t have a choice when it comes to wanting sex

Some don’t have a choice when it comes to wanting sex

Abby Student Evergreen Relationship columnist

December 3, 2013


Filed under Columns

 After weeks of talking about the sexually active population of our campus, I figured it was time to clear something up. This column is dedicated to the other guys.If you were beginning to feel like you and Mary were the last celibate people on earth, I don’t blame you. Unfortunately, the media, m...

Prepping for the end

Catherine Kruse Evergreen columnist

December 3, 2013


Filed under Columns

 Dead week? Try ‘Scrambling-and-Stressing-For-Finals’ week.Everyone goes through it, from freshmen in high school to seniors in college. Without a doubt, the week of final projects and exams includes some of the most stressful days of a student’s academic life.One of the key components is to avoid p...

Sex should be saved for someone special

Lance Lijewski Evergreen columnist

December 3, 2013


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 Sex is awesome – or so I’ve been told.I’m a 19-year-old college freshman who’s never had sex. Crazy, right?I choose not to have sex because I’m not married.Now, before you write me off as a celibate fanatic or an unappealing Steve Carell type-character, let me share my heart with you.I’...

Destined to lead the Cougar Marching Band

Destined to lead the Cougar Marching Band

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2013


Filed under Features

“It was always music,” Donald Hower said. Director of Athletic Bands Hower said he knew he wanted to enter music from the start.“I didn’t have that problem like some students have where they’re not sure what they want to do with their lives," he said.Despite knowing this, Hower said he never susp...

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