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Vocal performance major finds voice at WSU

Vocal performance major finds voice at WSU

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

With a double major in vocal performance and anthropology and a minor in global studies, Celena Hansen jokingly acknowledged that she has no free time. Born in small-town Ohio, Hansen said her mother’s personality contributed to her initial interest in performance. “My mother is terribly shy,”...

Booze News: Last call until fall

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

May 4, 2018


Filed under Mint

One of the horrible realities and drawbacks of good times is that at some point, they will end. The lights in the club switch off. The bartender yells out “last call.” The cocktail server brings the check to the table. The last hour before it’s time to round your herd of drunk friends together...

Fine arts student makes WSU home

Fine arts student makes WSU home

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Mint

After spending the past few years overseas, incredibly far from where she grew up, Sohyun Hong will be graduating from WSU and returning to her home country, South Korea, with a degree in fine arts. Hong, 24, said she started developing a passion for fine arts at a young age, when her father bought...

Letter from the Mint editor: Goodbye to being an Evergreen editor

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Mint

This may sound extreme, but I was not sold on attending WSU until I walked into the Evergreen newsroom on my first campus tour in March 2015. Little did I know that over three years later, I would be sitting in my corner of the newsroom typing my farewell letter to leadership in this office. While...

Professor discusses relationship between weed, music

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Mint

All the cool cats and fine felines were doing it — Louis Armstrong was smoking the jazz cabbage, Dizzy Gillespie puffed the pipe, and even Benny Goodman’s drummer Gene Krupa got busted with Mary Jane. Despite its heavy influence on jazz culture, it doesn’t define the culture. Marijuana has a...

Movies to watch (and to avoid) while stoned

BRYCE CHAPMAN, Evergreen columnist

April 19, 2018


Filed under Mint

For everybody who is excited to partake in the trending national holiday 4/20, I know what you are thinking: “What is a great movie to watch while high?” It’s a tough question. But have no fear — I have taken the liberty of naming the five best, and three worst, stoner movies of all time. The...

Weedstock 2018 to raise awareness of cannabis laws

Weedstock 2018 to raise awareness of cannabis laws

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint, Showcase

Dax Taylor sat in the Colfax Courthouse on Jan. 3, 2013, the year after recreational marijuana use became legal in Washington for people older than 21. Much to his relief, as the judge entered the room he said, “If you’re here for under an ounce of marijuana, you need to get up and walk out, I’ve...

Billie Eilish, Playboi Carti to headline Springfest

Billie Eilish, Playboi Carti to headline Springfest

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint

If finals week approaching feels stressful, the upcoming Springfest may provide a much-needed break from all of the studying that can wait until dead week. The Student Entertainment Board will host the annual event this weekend. Alex Gummere, SEB director of special events, said they began organizing...

Hemp Fest promotes medical cannabis in Idaho

Hemp Fest promotes medical cannabis in Idaho

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint, Showcase

Even when up against a major challenge, like organizing a statewide political movement, Moscow Hemp Fest organizer and self-proclaimed hippie Arlene Falcon trusts that she can rely on like-minded people to support her. Falcon, who is originally from New York City, opened her Moscow store, Tye Dye...

Getting high for the first time? Glassphemy has options

Getting high for the first time? Glassphemy has options

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Mint

Glassphemy manager Felix Alatorre walks over to a display case near the door of the head shop. He pulls out an oil rig that looks like a cactus. Adorned with Native American symbolism, it costs between $4,000 and $5,000. “It’s like buying a piece of artwork,” he says. For a college students’...

Get baked by using cannabutter in your desserts

Get baked by using cannabutter in your desserts

TEVA MAYER, Evergreen managing editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Mint

My love for baking arrived about the same time I first put a joint to my lips. It was only a matter of time spent perfecting both the art of pastry crafting and smoke blowing before I figured out a way to unite the two. Cannabutter is an ideal way to work weed into your baked goods, whether that’s...

Students struggle to study for finals due to lack of knowledge

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

April 19, 2018


Filed under Mint

The semester is winding down, and that means students are gearing up for final projects and tests. Moreover, it means professors and university staff are realizing they have a mere three weeks to cram in every last event and lecture point. This problem arises at the ends of both semesters, but more...

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