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Fight to the top

Fight to the top

CAITLIN BOCKMEIR| Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2014


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From experts to beginners, rock climbers of all abilities gathered for the 13th Annual Bouldering Competition yesterday.The event, sponsored by the Student Recreation Center, had a turnout of 36 competitors.The competition went from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and was divided into different categories for begi...

Pac-12 Challenge glows

Staff Reports

February 24, 2014


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The Olympics may be over, but the SRC and UREC are providing a way for students to prove their athletic prowess through the Pac-12 Fitness Challenge this week.Alex Schisel, UREC marketing assistant, described the event as an opportunity to encourage and raise awareness of healthy living habits among students...

More than just a scarlet letter

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

February 20, 2014


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I recently received a comment on my last column that made me laugh. After reading my article on anal sex, a 30-something woman discerned that I was "cheap and easy" and actually posted the words, "I am ashamed for your parents," to our online edition.Naturally, her comment rolled off me like water on a d...

Graduates harvest success through food and family in ‘Dryland’

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

February 20, 2014


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When machines that once harvested wheat come crashing together in Lind’s annual Combine Demolition Derby, few would realize that it’s an event that keeps a small town thriving.“Dryland” is a documentary film about the derby that tells the story of farmers in Eastern Washington’s small community of ...

A living exhibit; art evolves through domino effect

Caitlin Bockmeir | Evergreen reporter

February 19, 2014


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An art exhibit called The Ecology of Desire: A Creative Current Exhibit will open Feb. 20 in Moscow, Idaho. The exhibit is a collaboration featuring 20 artists and 21 poets around the Palouse.The idea for this exhibit came from local artists Laurel Macdonald and Georgia Tiffany. Macdonald said she ha...

Nutty for granola

Nutty for granola

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen columnist

February 18, 2014


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People rarely consider what food sounds like.Taste and smell may be the main culinary senses, but don’t underestimate importance of hearing when seeking out a satisfying meal. The bubbling of a pot of stew, the tinkle of ice cubes in a glass, the sizzle of a steak – each of these contributes to your ...

Music melting pot

Caitlin Bockmier | Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2014


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The WSU Symphony Orchestra was selected to attend the Biennial Washington Music Educators Association Conference this weekend in Yakima.“It is a big honor for the group to be selected,” said Gregory W. Yasinitsky, the director of the School of Music.The WMEA is a yearly all-state conference that i...

Better than a lover, music proves stronger than significant other

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

February 14, 2014


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I have never felt about someone the way I feel about music. When I finally do, then I will know that they are special.I have yet to experience knee-buckling, chills running down my spine, take-a-bullet-for-him crazy love. I am turning 22 years old in a month.At this age, I know people who have committe...

Chewing Up Wrigley

Chewing Up Wrigley

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2014


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A well-known bookstore, a local poet, and a poem about a guy who refers to himself in the alternative first person will come together at the Book Awards ceremony on Saturday.Robert Wrigley and his wife live in the Moscow Mountains and are both professors at the University of Idaho. Wrigley’s wife, Ki...

To be or not to be a Coug

To be or not to be a Coug

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2014


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Romeo, a devoted Husky, and Juliet, a loving Cougar, shall overcome a bitter hometown rivalry and find love this eveningCarrying the title “Excerpts from Shakespeare and More,” the dinner theatre of the arts consists of stage read Shakespearean monologues and short scenes. The stage, props and cost...

Considering the taboo, exploring the road less traveled

Considering the taboo, exploring the road less traveled

Abby Student | Evergreen sex columnist

February 13, 2014


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When two roads diverged in a yellow wood, Robert Frost had a choice.He could take one of two paths: the first he described as dilapidated and trodden by many before him, and the other appeared grassy, wanting wear.Like any red-blooded man, Frost chose the latter because its novelty intrigued him. At the ...

Local artists go global

Local artists go global

HANNAH LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

February 12, 2014


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Isaac and Luke Olson only started playing guitar together when Luke graduated from high school a couple of years ago. But now, their song “Sunrise” has made them the 2013 Grand Prize Winners of the Texaco Country Showdown Songwriting Competition.Luke, a junior guitar performance major at WSU, said the...

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