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French films educate about culture

French films educate about culture

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2019

On Main Street, Moscow last Tuesday evening, the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre showed the movie “Au revoir là-haut” (“See You Up There”) as the second event of the 10th annual Palouse French Film Festival. “You can’t learn a language separate from the culture,” said Sarah Nelson,...

‘Sleep is a necessity, it’s not a luxury’

‘Sleep is a necessity, it’s not a luxury’

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2019

For many college students, sleep deprivation is almost a given. Over 70 percent average less than the recommended 8 hours, and the CDC reports that one in three adults do not get adequate sleep. The phenomenon has inspired countless  T-shirts, mugs and even interior decorating making jokes about caffeine dependence. But to Kristine Petterson, a cer...

Yoga classes offered in many languages

Yoga classes offered in many languages

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2019

Yoga instructors at WSU are offering classes in different languages to form a connection with Cougars from different countries and backgrounds. “I think that yoga moves people all around the world,” said Maria Serenella Previto, a clinical associate professor of Italian and Spanish, “And inviting...

Instructors advocate body positivity

Instructors advocate body positivity

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2019

The women’s studies department has introduced body image-focused material to educate WSU students on how the media plays a role in peoples’ self-perception. “Poor body image adds another layer of stress to your life that’s not necessary,” said Lindsey Carman, WSU women’s studies instructor. College...

Judges come to Pullman to encourage participation

Judges come to Pullman to encourage participation

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2019

The first-ever Cougar Dance Competition will be hosted by three professionals from across the country. The judges will then host their own dance classes for Pullman residents to participate in. The Student Entertainment Board and University Recreation partnered to host the competition for dancers...

Company hopes to bring small towns closer

Company hopes to bring small towns closer

BECKY REICHEL, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2019

Residents gathered Monday to learn about regional marketing, the artisan trail guide and how to help support local artists at the History Happy Hour hosted by Colter’s Creek Winery in Moscow and the Latah County Historical Society. The 2DNW Artisan Trail guide seeks to make connections between small-town...

Local ice cream shop thriving after flooding

Local ice cream shop thriving after flooding

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

On her first visit to Rollys ice cream parlor in downtown Pullman, 11-year-old Claire McEwen knew what she wanted right away. Cookie Monster, she said, is her nickname, so she had to get it when she saw the flavor on the menu. “I love Oreos,” she said, “but sometimes I can be a little monster.” She...

Students’ council hosts Party in the Park

Students’ council hosts Party in the Park

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

Party in the Park will showcase a variety of dishes and entertainment from different cultures for students, families and locals. The event was created by the International Students’ Council to celebrate diverse cultures. “We want to promote other cultures and the diversity of people,” said Adrian...

Local farmers prepare for winter

Local farmers prepare for winter

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

Full-breasted chickens cluck and lambs graze on the drying autumnal grass. The sky darkens with the oncoming night and thick clouds hover overhead. The Fowler family explains how they plan on transitioning their small farm to be able to thrive during the colder months. Ames Fowler, a WSU student ...

Female contraception needs more conversation

Female contraception needs more conversation

REID BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

For many women, college is the first opportunity for true independence in their personal decisions with health and sexual activity. A lot of times, people don’t think about what contraception they will use until the moment comes. “The heat of the moment happens,” said Dr. Megan Guido, family...

WSU researchers trying to recover bee population

WSU researchers trying to recover bee population

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

Bees buzz around the air, crawl on the floor and float from person to person as a group moves between rooms, examining hives and beekeeping equipment. Every wooden board, pipe and tool are marinated in the sweet smell of honey and beeswax. Every beehive is made by WSU researchers at the Lab Animal...

Yoga, meditation allow for reflection

Yoga, meditation allow for reflection

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

On a cold, rainy day such as Tuesday many may struggle to bring themselves to go outside in the gloomy weather. However, the Palouse Advocacy League and local yoga studio Yogatopia teamed up to host Yoga in the Park, a 30-minute yoga class on Tuesday in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day. Despite...

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