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Fine arts faculty artist represented WSU abroad

BY HANNAH LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

August 26, 2014

When WSU professor Io Palmer received her letter of acceptance from the Dakar Biennale in Senegal, she thought it was a fluke. The letter was written in French, which she knew just well enough to make out that she had been accepted. However, when she took it to a friend fluent in the language, she real...

Looking ahead at RTOP’s season

Looking ahead at RTOP’s season

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen theatre reporter

August 26, 2014

The Regional Theatre of the Palouse (RTOP) has a history of providing classic and contemporary plays for the entertainment of the public, from “Les Misérables” last spring to their recent production of “The Music Man.”Located in downtown Pullman, the theater plans four shows for each performan...

WSU Museum of Art showcases faculty artist retrospective

WSU Museum of Art showcases faculty artist retrospective

BY HANNAH LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2014

One of ceramicist Ann Christenson’s T-shirts proudly depicts a child breaking a pot with a baseball bat and the words “I hate ceramics.”“I’m always having problems (with my work),” Christenson said. She added, “We love it, but we hate it. It’s such a tough master.”Christenson began...

Take advantage of September weather outdoors

Take advantage of September weather outdoors

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen columnist

August 25, 2014

If your residence hall is already beginning to feel cramped, it’s about time you look outside. Luckily for you, there’s a wide variety of outdoor destinations to keep you active during your time on the Palouse.One of the closest to the WSU campus is the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail, which begins near the parkin...

UREC starts semester with Demo Week

BY Staff Reports

August 25, 2014

WSU University Recreation is kicking off the new school year by offering free fitness classes for a week as well as a new online way for students to find the class that’s best for them.Starting Monday through Aug. 31, UREC will be opening all gyms and pools for a week of classes at no cost for students w...

Starting a club doesn’t have to be a headache

JONATHAN CARRIGAN | Evergreen columnist

August 25, 2014

At the beginning of last year, I started competing in small “Super Smash Bros.” tournaments on campus. After a few tournaments, I joined the committee to help run the events. However, after I joined we decided we needed to broaden our horizons. We needed to become a Registered Student Organization...

Students present their stories in Las Memorias show

By CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen theatre reporter

August 22, 2014

There are many different sides to people. For Leilani Pruneda, Warden High School senior, her message to the world is “We are all equal.”“Never be afraid to show your potential,” she said.Her message and the story behind it showcased at the Las Memorias performances here at WSU this week. Accom...

Lentils go loose on the Palouse

BY SHELTYN ROSE| Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2014

Since 6 a.m. today, the lead chef of WSU Dining Services, Brian Guthmiller, has been creating more than 320 gallons of not-so-secret ingredient chili in honor of the National Lentil Festival.In addition to the lentils, various vegetables, spices and seasonings, the recipe also calls for a twist: Mexica...

RTOP presents final performances for “The Music Man”

RTOP presents final performances for “The Music Man”

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen theatre reporter

August 22, 2014

A swindler and a local librarian aren’t exactly a picture-perfect couple, but try telling that to Marian and Harold from “The Music Man.” Portrayed by real-life couple Bethany and Paul Hanes, these unlikely lovers portray both the deep and comedic sides of a love story.Upbeat music from River ...

Spin the color wheel straight into fall fashion

Spin the color wheel straight into fall fashion

BY SARAH CARDENAS | Evergreen columnist

August 22, 2014

The pillows of autumn leaves, the smell of apple pie, and the soft caress of a chilly breeze at night inspired me to think of some key pieces to help transition our wardrobes to the upcoming fall.One of the must-haves of this season is definitely an over-sized knit sweater. Its dimensions make for a ...

Hit and miss: Music shows at festival are not all amazing

BY ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

August 22, 2014

The National Lentil Festival returns to Pullman for the 26th time this weekend and along with the city's favorite legume are 12 musical acts from country bands to “American Idol” winners. Some of these acts are worth your time, but others aren't at all.Headlining the second day of the festival is ...

Back to the books; the porn reader

Back to the books; the porn reader

BY ABBY STUDENT | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

August 22, 2014

As we settle into our class and extracurricular routine for the semester, I urge you to obey your professors' instruction and read like a fiend. Hit the books harder than ever before, or at the very least, harder than you did last year.While I'm sure you've already visited The Bookie and subsequently...

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