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From Penny Wars to bonfires, Friday exudes Cougar pride

Lance Lijewski

September 20, 2013


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Although Homecoming week will draw to a close this weekend, the Student Entertainment Board anticipates ending with a bang.Outside of the CUB building, the Penny Wars and Street Fair will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Greek and Residence Hall teams will race all over campus asking students and facul...

First Down Friday keeps the grown-up celebration hopping

Maxwell Reister

September 20, 2013


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For those few who enjoy beer, Cougar football or both, First Down Friday this evening in downtown Pullman welcomes the community to celebrate Homecoming football weekend.“It’s a bit more adult-oriented than last weekend’s First Down Friday,” said Vicki Leeper, Pullman Chamber of Commerce touri...

Bookstore showcases local authors

Maxwell Reister

September 20, 2013


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The Local Author event Saturday in Moscow will feature ancient cave-dwellers, a soccer board game and the harrowing tale of rowing across the Atlantic Ocean.“It’s always fun to see the authors, and the topics are often surprising,” said Carol Spurling, a co-owner and manager of Bookpeople of Mos...

A grandfather, clippers and a legacy

A grandfather, clippers and a legacy

By Alex Madison

September 19, 2013


Filed under Features

Senior Nichio Bryant learned to cut hair by watching his grandfather. Now he works as a mobile barber, catering to people throughout Pullman and WSU.His mode of transportation? A bicycle.Bryant said he was bored during a summer session in Pullman when he formed the idea as a way to make some extra mon...

College students should keep it in their pants

College students should keep it in their pants

By Abby Student

September 17, 2013


Filed under Columns

While definitions of cheating come in a wide variety, they generally revolve around two main ideas: betrayal and broken trust.Eve blazed the trail when she found herself screwed, apple in hand, in the Garden of Eden. Ever since, mankind has struggled to resist all sorts of temptation, including infid...

Auditioning for success

By Catherine Kruse

September 17, 2013


Filed under Features

When auditions roll around for a new show at the Regional Theatre of the Palouse (RTOP), aspiring and experienced actors take on the challenge of marketing their skills.“The main thing is if you really, really want to do it, even if you’re not that experienced, if you really have a passion and wi...

Potatoes make for perfect fall football game fare

Maxwell Reister

September 13, 2013


Filed under Columns

Football and potatoes are a great matchup. On a chilly fall evening, a baked potato’s steamy warmth provides lots of energy to shout support for the home team.The potato’s portability makes it easy to smuggle into outdoor sporting events, saving the bearer from endless queues and price-gouging ...

Finding passion in a fresh start

Alex Madison

September 13, 2013


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At 35 years old, WSU student Jonathan Matteson was given the opportunity to uncover a hidden talent and dust off an old dream.Jonathan made a leap of faith when he decided to abandon his job in marketing to chase a late-blooming but passionate dream.“I wanted to always be smiling about my career, ...

Transition from college to job is determined now

By Chelsea Keyes

September 10, 2013


Filed under Columns

Having a plan is critical during your college years. It allows you to set out, organize and execute not only your goals, but also your priorities. Note that most students with higher levels of performance have created a plan and have carried it out superbly.Success after college doesn’t come easy. Failin...

Friends without benefits: dealing with friendship post breakup

By Abby Student

September 10, 2013


Filed under Columns

Dear Abby,My boyfriend and I broke up over the summer and he is very interested in staying friends with me. I am all for being friendly acquaintances down the line, but I am not really over him yet and need more time before deciding if we can be friends. How do I keep some space between us without givi...

Picking up more than just a one night stand: dos and don’ts

Abby Student

September 5, 2013


Filed under Columns

Some romances begin with the “you had me at hello” moment, and then there are those that require a few more words.It’s no secret that pickup lines appeal to our sense of humor, and the resulting laughter is what gets the foot in the door for a deeper conversation.Interestingly enough and according t...

The Palouse treasures Palouse Treasures

Maxwell Reister, Evergreen columnist

September 3, 2013


Filed under Columns

Avast, me hearties; though it be landlocked like a mole chained to a tree, Pullman has a treasure trove Captain Hook would give his last hand for.Boasting two decks stuffed to the gills with the flotsam and jetsam of the area, Palouse Treasures is a thrift shop behind Dissmore’s on the north end of t...

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