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Get involved to make college transition smoother

Get involved to make college transition smoother

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

August 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life

Transitioning from home life to college isn’t easy. Having to make new friends, living on your own and starting fresh can be challenging. Getting involved on campus is a great way to combat these issues and can provide students with support systems. As a freshman, I decided not to initially join...

Where to get a meal that tastes like home in Pullman

Where to get a meal that tastes like home in Pullman

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen columnist

August 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Community, Life

Moving away for college means you’re taken away from your mom’s home-cooked meals, your freezer stocked full of frozen delights and your favorite hometown restaurants. Being launched into a new place doesn’t help either — you don’t know the trendy spots and the diamonds in the rough. Dorm...

Festival brings community, WSU together

Festival brings community, WSU together

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Top-feature

Pullman has celebrated community and agriculture the weekend before classes start at WSU since 1989 through the National Lentil Festival. Britnee Packwood, director of the festival, said this kind of event is a “way to share the identity of an area.” “A lot of people think we just grow wheat,...

Faculty brings Weight Watchers to campus

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Life, Wellness

WSU wants to offer its faculty, staff and students as many options to stay healthy in ways that work for them. One wellness program that helps Cougs lose weight and stay healthy is the Weight Watchers at Work group. The WSU-Pullman branch of this group was started last September and meets on campus...

Community building supply celebrates 60th anniversary

Community building supply celebrates 60th anniversary

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Showcase

Moscow and Pullman Building Supply has thrived and grown on the Palouse for decades and will be celebrating its 60th anniversary this weekend. The business started as a “tiny, Podunk store in Moscow,” in 1958, said Tyler Garrett, vice president of operations and the Pullman general manager. Garrett’s...

Series brings baseball, business to Pullman

Series brings baseball, business to Pullman

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The crack of the bat can be heard echoing beneath the brilliant pink Palouse sunsets on any given night, as the current generation of players add their names to the 126-year-old legacy of baseball at WSU. The Palouse Summer Series has given kids the opportunity to compete at college venues like Bailey-Brayton...

Reaney Park brings live music outdoors

Reaney Park brings live music outdoors

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Photo of the Week, Showcase

Pullman Parks and Recreation began its summer concert series Wednesday night in an effort to provide the community with an opportunity for family fun and local arts. Recreation Superintendent Kurt Dahmen said he enjoys providing the community with this tradition every year to help families get out...

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Recreation, Showcase, Sports, Wellness

Joy Zornes, her family and the small town of Oakesdale, Washington, have had to deal with the loss of Joy’s closest friend and brother Peter for the past 12 and a half years. To honor him, Joy, her mother Kathy and father Tom have worked as a family to put on the Peter Zornes Memorial Golf Tournament. The...

Sculptor offers handmade ceramics to Palouse

Sculptor offers handmade ceramics to Palouse

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life

Artwork comes in many forms and can be made out of common household items, and local potter Kassie Smith enjoys providing people on the Palouse with these original, handcrafted pieces of art. Smith formally trained in ceramic sculpture and received a master’s degree in fine arts from University...

Researchers combat costly parasitic worm

Researchers combat costly parasitic worm

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

July 3, 2018


Filed under Life, News, Research, Showcase

A pair of researchers at WSU are working on a natural-based solution to confront a microscopic pest affecting agriculture across the Northwest. This pest is a parasitic worm called a root-knot nematode. It can fit on the tip of a pencil and can’t be seen with the naked eye, but Cynthia Gleason,...

Vendor brings bread from home to table

Vendor brings bread from home to table

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life

Eric Sorensen is a science writer who wants to provide the Palouse with artisan bread through his business Clumsy Crow Baking. Sorensen has baked bread since his college days, but his love exploded when he visited The Bread Lab at the WSU-Mount Vernon Research Center while reporting on the products...

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