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Zumba classes combine cultural influences

Zumba classes combine cultural influences

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Letter from the Life editor: quit being fake, assert your humanity

Letter from the Life editor: quit being fake, assert your humanity

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

March 25, 2019

Last night, I went to a formal for a sorority, which I can best describe as an elaborate mating ritual with a low return rate, like prom. Besides dancing, the most fun and wonderful part of formal in my opinion is getting together with other women to talk about how successfully we modified our bodies. After...

New noodle shop attracts attention

New noodle shop attracts attention

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2019

Orin Ford brought a traditional soup from across the world to Pullman for community members and college students to enjoy with this week's grand opening of his restaurant, O-Ramen. “I don’t want to drive to Seattle to get a good bowl of ramen,” Ford said. “A ramen shop has the potential to...

New coffee shop serves Indian food

New coffee shop serves Indian food

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019

New restaurant Three Forks Bike and Brew now serves Bangladeshi food catered by Mela Bangladeshi Cuisine from 5-7 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. Scott McBeath, owner of Bike and Brew, said Thursdays and Fridays have brought so much attention to his business. He also recommended that those who are...

Volunteer, help habitat tomorrow

Volunteer, help habitat tomorrow

SARINA SHARPE, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2019

The first weekend of spring approaches quickly, and to celebrate its arrival, AmeriCorps and the Palouse Conservation District announced Plant the Palouse, an event that will be held over the course of several Saturdays during springtime. Catherine Belme, an AmeriCorps member involved with the event,...

Letter from the Life editor: Enjoy burnt landscape by Snake River this spring

Letter from the Life editor: Enjoy burnt landscape by Snake River this spring

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen Life editor

March 22, 2019

Before work today, I squeezed in a trip to the Snake River with my three dogs. Our little adventure made me want to write about beauty in nature's messiness. But I didn’t have time to sit down and type before work, so I thought about what I’d write and recorded myself talking on the drive home,...

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