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Motherly love in the night sky

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under Life

Twinkle, twinkle, little stars, telling stories from afar.This weekend, Sky Mothers will be the university planetarium's second-to-last show in a series of presentations featuring extraterrestrial legends. Saturday’s show is themed for Mom’s Weekend.“It’s a narrated, guided tour of mostly myth...

Project Pullman

Project Pullman

Bridget Osborne | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under Life

Fashionable Cougs from across the globe will join forces this evening for the apparel merchandising, design and textiles department’s 31st Annual Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show.The show, titled “Pulse,” will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Beasley Coliseum and present collections created by junior and seni...

ATVP and sorority host a tasting for a cause

Sheltyn Rose | Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under Life

Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse and Alpha Chi Omega are combating sexual assault with wine.The two organizations will host a fundraiser “Champagne Tea” event at Brelsford Visitor Center today as part of the university's Mom’s Weekend schedule.This Visitor Center will be converted into ...

Chocolate becomes flavor of Pullman in Decadence event

By staff reports

April 10, 2014


Filed under Life

The Pullman Chamber of Commerce will give free chocolate to all passers-by today as it hosts Pullman’s Chocolate Decadence – Spring Edition.From 4 to 7 p.m., free chocolate treats will be offered by businesses to visitors who stop by. New spring merchandise and food samples such as cupcakes, fondue ...

More than Bright Eyes

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

April 10, 2014


Filed under Columns

When I heard that Conor Oberst was releasing a solo album this year, I thought to myself, “SHUT UP.”OK, let’s be real. I screamed and jumped up and down like a 5-year-old. There are few things in life that I am extremely dramatic about, and music is definitely one of them. When I was 15 my boyfr...

Dam damage cancels Native American exhibit

From staff reports

April 10, 2014


Filed under Life

A crack in the Wanapum Dam has changed the plan for students and their mothers this weekend. An educational and interactive display titled "The Wanapum Native American Discovery Unit" was pulled from the Mom’s Weekend schedule of events online.Diane Curewitz, a WSU representative working with the Wanapum...

A stitch in time

A stitch in time

CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2014


Filed under Events, Life

Quilt lovers from across the Palouse will convene this weekend at the Latah County Fairgrounds to share ideas, stories and adventures in quilting.The “Cut to the Chase” Quilt Show is an annual event coordinated by the Palouse Patchers, a group comprised mostly of women who gather monthly in Moscow.The grou...

Melody memories: music strikes a chord in our subconscious

Melody memories: music strikes a chord in our subconscious

MELISSA ESSIG | Evergreen music columnist

April 9, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

I can easily recall the first concert I went to. I was in elementary school and extremely excited to be sitting up in the balcony with my best friend and our moms, watching Point of Grace perform on stage. A few years later my dad took me to a show in Seattle to see my favorite boy bands (and, no, it...

Strauss in the House

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2014


Filed under Life

After being left drunk on a park bench in a bat suit, the mischievous Falke decides to exact revenge through an elaborate Viennese ball in Johann Strauss’ operetta “Die Fledermaus.”The story tells the tales of two friends, Dr. Falke and Gabriel von Eisenstein, who go to a party where Falke become...

Timeless garments decorate hall of library atrium

Timeless garments decorate hall of library atrium

By staff reports

April 8, 2014


Filed under Life

The Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles department is giving the Terrell Library Atrium a lesson in comfortable fashion.This week’s Sumptuous Silk exhibit displays nearly a dozen silk garments from various periods of the 21st Century. Early-depression era pieces share space with outfits from ...

House of Lies soundtrack breathes life into series

Melissa Essig and Lance Lijewski | Evergreen music columnist and Life section editor

April 7, 2014


Filed under Columns

Music isn’t just a bunch of random noises blended together to make more noise. Music is a living, breathing being. A soundtrack is similar; it’s a body of music with the songs each functioning as individual limbs.This is the vision Chris Douridas has with Capitol Records’ recent album release ...

What Shakespeare forgot

What Shakespeare forgot

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen theater columnist

April 7, 2014


Filed under Columns

William Shakespeare’s timeless tale “Hamlet” takes a raunchy turn for the best this weekend with Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” at Jones Theatre in Daggy Hall. The show opened this last weekend, April 4, and I was given the opportunity to watch it twice.Having read...

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