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Chefs and vendors boost their lentil creativity

Chefs and vendors boost their lentil creativity

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen mint editor
August 11, 2017
Filed under Mint

As lentil production increases considerably in and outside the Palouse region, so has the level of creativity from chefs and lentil-lovers alike. They get the chance to show off at Pullman’s annual two-day Lentil Festival. Jessie Hunter, director of domestic marketing of the USA Dry Pea and Lentil...

Find your community, build your resume

Find your community, build your resume

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen columnist
August 11, 2017
Filed under Mint

A new place full of unfamiliar faces is scary, but the best way to find yourself a home is to build one yourself. Last year as a freshman, I remember feeling overwhelmed by all the strange people I met during Week of Welcome. I have never met so many people who wanted to give me a different opportunity. As...

Schulz family gets a new corgi

Schulz family gets a new corgi

July 29, 2017
Filed under Mint, Showcase, Videos

WSU First Lady Noel Schulz describes the relationship between their first corgi, Cayenne, and their new corgi, Joule. Noel and her husband, President Kirk Schulz, who are both engineers, named the dog after the unit of energy. Cayenne wasn't home and therefore was not available for comment. Song credit:...

Palouse community hosts annual music festival

Palouse community hosts annual music festival

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen mint editor
July 19, 2017
Filed under Mint, Uncategorized

What started as solely a bluegrass festival turned into the Palouse Music Festival with new genres and different styles of music every year, ranging from Americana to rhythm and blues. Paul Smith, musician and Palouse Arts Council member, helped take over the arts council with his wife as the festival...

Karaoke bar merges cultures

Karaoke bar merges cultures

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen mint editor
July 19, 2017
Filed under Mint

Many people cringe at the thought of singing in front of crowds of unfamiliar faces, but the owners of Star Sing Karaoke understand people may be intimidated at first, which is why they designed their business with private rooms. With 12 sound-proof rooms and four room sizes, customers can choose...

Theater puts on a peachy-keen summer play

Theater puts on a peachy-keen summer play

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter
July 12, 2017
Filed under Mint

Pullman Civic Theatre (PCT) opened its summer production of “James and the Giant Peach” on Friday. The play, based on Roald Dahl’s children’s novel, follows the story of a boy named James (Reed Newell) after he is gifted a bag of magic crystals that set him on a grand adventure. Direc...

Students recognize change through art

Students recognize change through art

LATISHA JENSEN, Evergreen mint editor
July 12, 2017
Filed under Mint

As a way to serve the community, express class-gained knowledge and promote consciousness, one professor dedicates her time to facilitating murals created by youth and now, WSU students. The most recent mural displayed at the CUB is titled “CHANGE.” Krystal Roig-Palmer, instructor and third-year d...

Downtown frame shop closes

Downtown frame shop closes

Rachel Sun, Evergreen reporter
July 10, 2017
Filed under Mint

After nearly 13 years, Pullman’s Framing It Up will close its doors. Owner Leslie O’Dell said that despite looking forward to retiring, she will miss her customers. Standing in her Main Street shop Thursday afternoon, O’Dell recounted fond memories of the community members who frequented he...

Born into music: Local musician shares his story

Born into music: Local musician shares his story

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter
July 5, 2017
Filed under Mint

Name, age: David Ward, 19 Started playing music: 16 years ago Occupation: Composer/musician. Drummer for local band Landrace during the summer, sophomore Jazz major at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance during the school year. What got you started playing mus...

Sunnyside park hosts holiday celebration with live music

Sunnyside park hosts holiday celebration with live music

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter
June 28, 2017
Filed under Mint

Pullman’s Fourth of July Celebration at Sunnyside Park has been a community tradition for over 40 years. From the fireworks show, to the old-fashioned barbecued food, to the live entertainment, this celebration is completely funded by the community. Britnee Packwood, events coordinator for the...

Modernizing an old brewery

Modernizing an old brewery

CHRIS ARNESON, Evergreen reporter
June 28, 2017
Filed under Mint

Moscow Brewing Company, a family-run business, kicked off the season with a grand reopening celebration June 17. “We started the process in March or April of last year, finally wrapped things up in January and did a soft opening in the end of March,” lead brewer Andy Severson said. As o...

The community’s search for Waldo begins

The community’s search for Waldo begins

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter
June 28, 2017
Filed under Mint

Cracking open one of those giant books and searching the busy pages for the man in the red and white stripes was a memorable experience for many children. Candlewick Press celebrates the book series through the “Where’s Waldo” search every year. All over the country, bookstores in big c...