The Daily Evergreen

Newbie’s guide to puppy-handling

Newbie’s guide to puppy-handling

HALLE LONG, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Taking a new pet into your home for the first time can be daunting, but the resources available for new dog owners are numerous. Carly Borba, adoptions manager of the Whitman County Humane Society and recent WSU graduate, oversees adoptions at the local animal shelter. Borba said she recommends those...

Civic Engagement hosts Connect Fest for Cougs

Civic Engagement hosts Connect Fest for Cougs

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life

The Center for Civic Engagement showcased student opportunities on the Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall on Wednesday, hoping to encourage students to venture into their community. To share some of these opportunities with students, the CCE set up Connect Fest. Over 50 registered student organizations...

Yarn Underground weaves knitting community

Yarn Underground weaves knitting community

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life

Moscow is home to many local businesses but few can claim to have the same eight-year tenure The Yarn Underground, LLC has. Shelley Stone has owned and managed her yarn store since it first opened in a basement. She said in that time she had to learn a lot. “You know, I majored in recreation...

Washington Squirrel University: Typing aerobics

Washington Squirrel University: Typing aerobics

NICK SANDIFER, Evergreen cartoonist

September 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Washington Squirrel University

‘I’m so much stronger than I thought I was’

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Wellness

A race that includes swimming for a long distance, immediately jumping onto a bike while still dripping wet and trying to get your legs to work again during a run can put huge amounts of stress on the body. The Palouse Sprint Triathlon welcomed many first-time triathletes and seasoned racers alike to tr...

Affinity Farm invites locals for community tour

Affinity Farm invites locals for community tour

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Wellness

Russell Poe and Kelly Kingsland usually hired help to assist with Affinity Farm, their one-acre farm they created 17 years ago. They opted to work alone this year. Poe and Kingsland annually invite community members to come to the farm for a tour of what a small-business farm looks like and how it oper...

Moscow Mountain Madness connects runners of all roads

Moscow Mountain Madness connects runners of all roads

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Runners enjoyed one of the Palouse Road Runners’ four major annual races, Moscow Mountain Madness on Sunday morning. The race on Moscow Mountain started in 1978 and this year’s race included three options: 50K, 13.1 miles or 5 miles. For Moscow Mountain Madness, co-director Ron Horton said the...

Sprint Triathlon runs through Moscow

Sprint Triathlon runs through Moscow

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


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

The Palouse Sprint Triathlon allowed anyone on the Palouse to participate in an attainable race through Moscow on Saturday. Participants started with a 500 yard swim at the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center, followed by a 15K bike ride through Moscow and a 5K run back to the finish line at the Aquatic Center. “It’s...

Triathlon encourages cooperation before competition

Triathlon encourages cooperation before competition

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Showcase

With only a few more sunny days in the year, Moscow has started preparations for the annual Palouse Youth Triathlon on Saturday. Kellisa Owens, recreation supervisor for youth activities at the City of Moscow, said she took it upon herself to make some adjustments to the course this year. “I...

Rebooting Butch’s Baking Club

Rebooting Butch’s Baking Club

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

With a new school year, new members and a new adviser, many would agree Butch’s Baking Club has changed significantly since the obstacles it faced in its pilot year. Club President Amy Baer-Peckham said her favorite time in the club was one week ago during the first meeting of this year. “Seeing...

Washington Squirrel University: Prep for game day

Washington Squirrel University: Prep for game day

NICK SANDIFER, Evergreen cartoonist

September 7, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Washington Squirrel University

Book corporation voiced by Cougs, for Cougs

Book corporation voiced by Cougs, for Cougs

HALLE LONG, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Involvement, Life

Many students complain about the price of textbooks, but one student-run organization works to make textbooks as economically affordable as they can. Victory Jones, undergraduate student director of the Student Book Corporation (SBC), said she works to educate people on what the SBC does and stands...

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