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Virginity not a big deal

SARAH HARTMAN | Evergreen columnist

May 28, 2014

Why is virginity such a big deal?It’s funny that something which lasts less than five minutes can draw so much attention and so many opinions pertaining to who, what, where, when and why our first time should be.After talking to some of my friends still in high school, I remembered how important a...

Wolverine slashes through days of past X-Men flops

Wolverine slashes through days of past X-Men flops

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen columnist

May 28, 2014

While mankind fears and destroys mutants on screen, it seems we can't stop loving them in our own realm. “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is this summer’s most promising superhuman action epic.Be warned: spoilers lie ahead.Though fraught with issues of continuity, veteran X-Men director Bryan Singer...

Avoid the scare, be prepared

SARAH HARTMAN | Evergreen columnist

May 21, 2014

It takes just two agonizing minutes, while pacing back and forth after peeing on a stick, to picture your life as a mother: sleepless nights, dirty diapers, and constant crying – not just the baby’s. Let’s be real, ladies. At some point many of us have thought we were pregnant, and in those pan...

Palouse gets fresh with farmers markets

Palouse gets fresh with farmers markets

BRIDGET OSBORNE | Evergreen reporter

May 21, 2014

Long-standing summer traditions in Pullman and Moscow provide the opportunity to support local farmers, artists, craftspeople, and musicians.Since it was established in 1977, the farmers market in Moscow has offered a variety of locally sourced products, from meat, produce and baked goods to nursery...

Sasquatch! survival guide: Do the festival weekend right

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

May 21, 2014

The Sasquatch! music festival can be a magical three days, but without the right preparations it can be a stressful weekend. So, if you're one of the many people who will flock to the Gorge on Friday, take a second to read these tips from a seasoned festival-goer. And don’t forget to check the festiva...

Godzilla reboot pays tribute to original

Godzilla reboot pays tribute to original

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen columnist

May 21, 2014

Roland Emmerich’s 1998 blasphemous Godzilla adaption can finally be forgotten. Last Thursday’s release of the Gareth Edwards reboot marks the best appearance of the gargantuan reptile since the original 1954 horror classic.While online reviews show mixed feelings regarding plot development and mo...

Lykke Li flaunts typical breakup songs with new album

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014

Heartbreak is a feeling no one wants to endure, but Lykke Li's third album “I Never Learn” is a soundtrack for the most doleful souls. Though it's lyrically and musically a new direction for Li, the album as a whole falls flat.The success of Li's previous albums “Youth Novels” and “Wounded ...

Out of sight, out of mind no longer an excuse

Out of sight, out of mind no longer an excuse

SARAH HARTMAN | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014

Long-distance relationships can be daunting. As the school year draws to a close, couples might become anxious about making their relationships work through the summer. I call this summertime sadness.Forty percent of all long-distance relationships fail, according to the Statistics Brain Research Inst...

Green means go for local artists in Moscow

ANNE MCCASLIN | Evergreen reporter

May 14, 2014

When sitting at a traffic light it’s easy to miss the large, drab metal boxes on the side of the street. Moscow, Pullman’s hipster sister-city has a solution to give them a facelift.The city of Moscow has recently teamed up with the Moscow Arts Commission and created a public call for artists in the...

Spidey senses numb after not-so-amazing sequel

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014

There is nothing more amazing about “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” than the absurdity of its villains, soundtrack and execution. Theaters should sell Ibuprofen at their concessions stands for such migraine-inducing films.This time around, each element the first film had right is improved and each elemen...

Family, teammates reflect on WSU alumna Kathleen Higgins

BRIDGET OSBORNE | Evergreen reporter

May 14, 2014

Whether she was building a church in West Africa or assisting handicapped adults in Grant County, WSU alumna Kathleen Higgins lent a helping hand as both a teammate and a friend.Higgins, 24, died May 5 in Boise, Idaho. She graduated in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in wom...

Zac Efron and Seth Rogen make “Neighbors” great

Lance Lijewski | Evergreen Life editor

May 5, 2014

Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne and Dave Franco have managed to achieve the impossible. They have helped craft the most hysterical, raunchy, disgusting and engaging film from a poorly scripted frat-house comedy.“Neighbors,” Universal Pictures’ latest R-rated comedy giant, was pre-screened las...

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