The Daily Evergreen

All that jazz

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2014


Filed under Life

In a diverse community of student music organizations, VoJazz stands out with its smooth medleys and swinging scats.VoJazz performs a wide variety of both modern and traditional jazz selections ranging from swing to Latin styles and ballads. This collection of music is emotional and inspiring, sophomore bass...

Celtic punk, party ballads rock St. Patty’s Day playlist

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

March 12, 2014


Filed under Columns

Bagpipes, little green men with red beards, parades and a beautiful babe on your arm sounds like a pot of gold sitting at the end of a rainbow. But, what will really bring the luck of the Irish upon you is my St. Patrick’s Day playlist.For a day to celebrate life, be festive and drink, I have strung...

Jones gets lucky with Irish music

Jones gets lucky with Irish music

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

March 11, 2014


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A banjo, a fiddle and a tin whistle will accompany Caladh Nua (pronounced “cahl-ah noo-ah”), a traditional Irish band, tomorrow evening as Jones Theatre embraces a rich soundtrack rooted in Irish heritage.Four years ago, five musicians in southwest Ireland who were passionate about the music of their homeland came together ...

Beef, beer, and ‘Bounty’ prove St. Patty’s Day meal essentials

Beef, beer, and ‘Bounty’ prove St. Patty’s Day meal essentials

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

March 11, 2014


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The best rainbows don’t lead to a pot of grubby, inedible gold. They end with a pot full of corned beef.Even though it’s not historically Irish, this delicious, salt-cured beef dish is a traditional meal for St. Patrick’s Day.Although there was a large amount of cattle raised in Ireland, beef w...

Wrestlers take the mat

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen Reporter

March 10, 2014


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During the fall of 2012, WSU junior Brett Johnson and three of his friends started WSU’s Wrestling Club through the support of the University Recreation Board.Driven by a love for the sport and the desire to experience it at a college level, the group shaped itself as a competitive team, Johnson said...

(3.14)les of fun

(3.14)les of fun

From Staff Reports

March 10, 2014


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Trampolines, a psychological mystery film and a lot of pie will be provided by the Department of Mathematics this week in celebration of Pi Day, March 14.Not only will the infinite decimal be celebrated, but the Math Learning Center will be raising awareness of its tutoring opportunities for student...

Kenworthy provides taste of Chines culture through film

From Staff Reports

March 10, 2014


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The University of Idaho Confucius Institute is hosting a Chinese film viewing at Kenworthy Theater tonight at 7 p.m. Forever Enthralled, the featured film, is about a famous opera singer in China named Mei Lanfang.“This movie combines another unique art of Chinese culture, which is the Beijing opera,” said S...

Making music together: the Community Band of the Palouse

Sheltyn Rose | Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2014


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In the midst of a fast-paced era of downloadable music, the Community Band of the Palouse has been practicing a classical way to relax and unwind.For the last 40 years, anyone with a musical background and an instrument has been encouraged to join. This spring, musicians between the ages of 18 to 94 meet ...

Prepping for the road

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2014


Filed under Columns

Someone not famous enough to have their name remembered once said, “It’s all about the journey, not the destination.” Clearly, this person never took a 19-hour car ride from Southern Washington to Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.With a lot of my family in California, I found myself taking part in at least...

Food for the mood

Food for the mood

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Aphrodisiacs are like condiments: they don’t work on their own. A bowl of ketchup won’t pass for tomato soup and gulping chocolate-coated oysters with chili and truffle crumbles will not guarantee a romantic evening. But food does have some interesting connections to human sexuality, and careful attent...

Colfax exhibit breathes fresh air into paintings

Catherine Kruse | Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2014


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Hilly landscapes, blossoming flowers, an alleyway, and a Studebaker truck have toured the Palouse through art for Moscow’s Palouse Plein Air competition.Plein air is a French term that means “in the open air,” and refers to a method in which artists sit outside and paint what’s right in front ...

Safety tips for Spring Break

Hannah Ray Lambert | Evergreen columnist

March 7, 2014


Filed under Columns

Spring break is still a week away, but many students are already planning for the vacation. Whether you’re traveling to an exotic, sunny location or just going on a road trip with some friends, it’s important to stay safe so you come back to school with only good memories.No matter where you’re ...

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