The Daily Evergreen

Students’ hip-hop band fuses genres

Students’ hip-hop band fuses genres

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019

Lounging in red leather chairs in Kimbrough Hall’s music studio, rapper and WSU senior Matthew Donald, and trombonist and WSU music major Gabriella Aragon listened through unedited tracks for their band’s upcoming EP. At the end of their original song “Soul Cry,” a wall of sound dropped out...

Food truck owners to travel south

Food truck owners to travel south

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

Three years ago, Vanessa Ward decided to take a risk, quit her day job and invest in a food truck to serve her soul food. She said her husband Brian Ward’s passionate career in music inspired her from the time they started dating 25 years ago, but she didn’t dive into a satisfying career for herself...

Pop cover band to play at downtown bar, grill

Pop cover band to play at downtown bar, grill

TATIANA MEAOLE, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

Though students might think Pullman summers are boring, there are lots of opportunities to see live music performances. “Summertimes in Pullman are awesome,” said Tawney Szumlas, owner of Rico’s. Rico’s Pub will host Paradox, six-piece, multi-genre, cover band who formed in Moscow, Idaho. Paradox...

Kitchen offers authentic Chinese dishes

Kitchen offers authentic Chinese dishes

NATALIE NEWCOMB, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

On the corner of Grand Ave. and Stadium Way sits the Emerald Chinese Restaurant, run by the Kuang family. Yu Kuang is the second generation owner of the restaurant and he graduated from WSU with a degree in Hospitality Business Management. The menu contains a mix of different foods from across...

Dogs at Renaissance Fair love life

Dogs at Renaissance Fair love life

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019

Moscow’s annual Renaissance Fair brought artisans and vendors from across the region to East City Park and also drew in dogs and their families. While humans investigated candles made out of river rocks, hammocks and handmade jewelry, canine visitors explored smells from food vendors and other roaming...

Pullman festival to connect local artists to community

Pullman festival to connect local artists to community

SAM SCHMITKE, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019

The Pullman Arts Commission will host the annual Pullman Art Fest from May 16-18. Brady Boone, farmer and metal artist, is a member of the Pullman Arts Commission. Boone said for the first time last year, organizers blocked off Olsen Street and the Neill Public Library parking lot for the event in...

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...

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