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Senior recognized for faith-inspired designs

Senior recognized for faith-inspired designs

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019

For Outstanding Senior Designer in the Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles program Maria Wanner, her designs are inspired by her Catholic faith. She said many of her ideas come to her through prayer. “Visually, my designs are nature-inspired, but actually there are levels beneath that because...

Managing editor captures newsroom

Managing editor captures newsroom

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen managing editor

May 3, 2019

Fingertips clatter against keyboard and light chatter fills the air. Old newspapers — and some memes that have been around for over a decade — line the cream-colored, worn walls of the basement of Murrow Hall. Here, students of a wide range of majors, ambitions and positions produce a daily stude...

Theater to show documentary about Moscow-born religion

Theater to show documentary about Moscow-born religion

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2019

The Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre will host a showing of a documentary that focuses on the history of a Moscow religious movement called Psychiana created by Frank Robinson. Brandon Schrand, author and teacher at WSU, said after the audience watches the movie, which he features in, he will answer...

Class to hold free wine exhibit Wednesday

Class to hold free wine exhibit Wednesday

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

A history course will host a wine-related art exhibit from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday in Terrell Library. Robert McCoy, associate professor in the history department, said the event is open to the public. “It is a graduate course interpreting history through artistic culture,” McCoy said. “The exhibit...

Local band wants to expand influence

Local band wants to expand influence

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019

Three inspired WSU music students formed local band North Paw a few months ago. The band now includes Joel Roeber, Alex Welch, Joe Ballestrasse, James Carter and Michael Adams. Welch, the drummer and a vocalist in the band, said the sport of boxing and his dog, Poseidon, were the inspirations behind...

Local group to hold high tea this weekend

Local group to hold high tea this weekend

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

The Latah County Historical Society will host a tea party Sunday at 2 p.m. in the historic McConnell Mansion, complete with bite-sized delicacies and artisan teas from around the world. Dulce Kersting-Lark, executive director for the Latah County Historical Society, said the group has offered this...

Landscape architect pushes his students to serve communities, design for greater good

Landscape architect pushes his students to serve communities, design for greater good

TATIANA MEAOLE, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019

Steve Austin, WSU Architecture professor and landscape architect, said he believes we need to hold open discussions on climate change. “As long as we’re not talking about it, we’re not moving forward,” Austin said. Not many professors can say they want to change the world. Austin has been...

Students should vote for artists at Springfest for more enjoyable experience

Students should vote for artists at Springfest for more enjoyable experience

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen columnist

April 24, 2019

With another year of Springfest having come and gone, students are left divided on how the concert went. If you have a strong opinion about it, you should vote. “It’s important for [Student Entertainment Board] in general to appeal to the widest range of students,” said Director of Special Events...

Openers battle nerves at Springfest

Openers battle nerves at Springfest

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2019

He had 20 minutes before he would open for T-Pain, and DJ James Salley couldn’t find his headphones. Salley ran up the stairs to the Beasley Coliseum stage, checked the DJ controller and ran back down to alert Springfest’s organizer, SEB Director of Special Events Sarah Sehrt. “They’re...

House show energizes crowd with local acts

House show energizes crowd with local acts

ZACH GOFF and MAGGIE QUINLAN

April 22, 2019

About 100 people attended KZUU’s first official house show Saturday. The event was alcohol- and drug-free but had a party atmosphere, as many KZUU members are close friends, and the intimate space brought the crowd and band literally closer together. Headliner North Paw included bass, guitar,...

KZUU to host house show tomorrow

KZUU to host house show tomorrow

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

Student-run radio station KZUU will fill a local house with music Saturday night as part of an event that will include four bands from the area. The house show will be the first of its kind. “Friends of KZUU” held house shows in the past, but this will be the first one hosted by the radio station...

Music instructor couple balance careers, family

Music instructor couple balance careers, family

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

Denise and Dave Snider came together through music. They’ve been married for 33 years, and now their mutual passion has placed them in the same WSU department. “We’ve had a great time together actually. We’ve loved almost every minute of it,” said Denise, adviser and instructor for the school...

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