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ASWSU member works to prevent assault

ASWSU member works to prevent assault

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

Catherine Dunn, a senior political science major, is ASWSU’s Director of Health and Safety. Dunn’s passion for working to prevent violence, especially against women, shows through her involvement in ASWSU. “One thing that surprised me about this position was how often people reach out to...

Bar hosts Nat King Cole birthday bash

Bar hosts Nat King Cole birthday bash

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle

On Nat King Cole’s 100th birthday, Rico’s Pub celebrated in his memory with a 1920s prohibition-style night. Cole was born just before the beginning of prohibition and became a jazz pianist and popular vocalist in the 1950s. On Saturday night, Pullman faculty, students and locals came to join...

Mechanic shop aims to be transparent, fair local option

Mechanic shop aims to be transparent, fair local option

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life

The owner of a small auto shop in Pullman prioritizes honesty. College Cabs Owner Rob Borden also owns Auto Repair at The Hive LLC, a company he said he started in October 2017 when College Cabs needed maintenance. “We wanted an affordable place for our cabs to get maintenance done on the rigs,”...

Sandwich shop offers cozy atmosphere

Sandwich shop offers cozy atmosphere

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life

Heros N Sports has been a staple of the Pullman community for 19 years this month, said the shop owner. When owner Jonathon McCabe first opened the shop with Jacqueline McCabe, Heros N Sports featured sports cards. While the shop is more focused on food now, there are still about 650,000 cards in...

Pub to host Roaring 20s jazz night

Pub to host Roaring 20s jazz night

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life

This weekend, Rico’s Pub will host people in 1920s wear and serve prohibition-era drinks. Starting at 9 p.m. tomorrow, “A Night of Nat King Cole” will celebrate Nat King Cole’s 100th birthday and Jazz Appreciation Month. Rico's Owner Tawny Szumlas said the idea for the celebration sparked...

Zumba classes combine cultural influences

Zumba classes combine cultural influences

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature, Wellness

For many Cougs, Zumba is an athletic expression of culture and a way to relieve stress. “We embrace culture in Zumba rather than trying to make everything P.C., we welcome all forms of culture,” University Recreation Zumba instructor Sarah Dossey said. “We welcome people to give us suggestions...

Anthropologist doubles as yoga teacher

Anthropologist doubles as yoga teacher

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Life, Lifestyle, Top-feature, Wellness

Yoga and anthropology instructor Tiffany Alvarez made her office on campus unique. She adorned the light-filled room with various yoga-inspired posters and trinkets. Alvarez first experienced the philosophy and physical practice of yoga during her time studying abroad in Bengaluru, India, which is...

Kitchen carries on Mexican tradition

Kitchen carries on Mexican tradition

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

La Casa Lopez is a family-owned, family-friendly restaurant. Mitchell Lopez is one of three owners, along with his mother Irma and father Felix. He said the restaurant opened in 1994, but the three of them didn't co-own it until 2002. Lopez said the family of six came up from Guadalajara, Mexico...

Dancers perform Indian dance tonight for charity

Dancers perform Indian dance tonight for charity

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Community, Life, Top-feature

Raji Soundararajan’s dance students have been practicing with dedication for months, and on Friday they will showcase their skills. The Sudiksha Center for Classical Arts of India’s annual charity fundraiser is an event Soundararajan said she and her students look forward to all year. This year...

Traditional Jewish band plays tomorrow

Traditional Jewish band plays tomorrow

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Community, Life, Top-feature

The Palouse is littered with community bands performing folk music, rock and roll covers and more. However only one band performs traditional Jewish klezmer and Ladino music: Gefilte Trout. They will hold their last concert of the academic year at One World Cafe this weekend. Carla Chandler, Gefilte...

Student launches WSU cooking club

Student launches WSU cooking club

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Community, Life, Wellness

Gianna Chen, a junior strategic communication major, was born and raised in California, where her love of food flourished. Chen’s passion drove her to start a chapter of Spoon University at WSU. The small-town girl describes herself as someone always behind the scenes. “It’s something I grew...

Try knitting for your mental health

Try knitting for your mental health

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

March 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Life, Wellness

On March 3, I learned to knit. I bought some cheap knitting needles, a skein of blue yarn and spent an hour struggling with my first row. I didn’t suddenly age 40 years nor decide I wanted to follow in my grandmother’s footsteps. I wanted to treat my depression. I was inspired to pick up the...

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