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Sigma Iota dials it down for Brewfest 2019

Sigma Iota dials it down for Brewfest 2019

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2019

Hospitality students will host Brewfest 2019 for WSU Dad’s Weekend 5-7 p.m. on Friday at the Chinook Student Center, Room 150. Tickets cost $45 on the Brewfest website and $55 at the door. The event will allow people 21-plus only. Proceeds will go to Golden Rule Charity, a hospitality charity me...

Sorority hosts talent event with mix of art styles

Sorority hosts talent event with mix of art styles

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

Members of the Xi Psi chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. hosted their second annual African Violet Talent Showcase at 6 p.m. on Friday in the CUB Jr. Ballroom. Senior Renaye Tolbert, member of the planning committee, said the showcase was started to replace “Shades of Black,” a talent...

A universal language: Student group hosts India Night

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

To a crowd in kurtas, saris, lehenga and churidar, India Night 2019 began with a lighting of the lamps to commemorate the first night of Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights that began on the same night of Oct. 27. After, the advisers and members stood for both the Indian and U.S. national anthems....

Girls just want to have fun at Pullman High School’s ‘Emma’

Girls just want to have fun at Pullman High School’s ‘Emma’

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Pullman High School’s drama club, under director Andrew Mielke, will be performing “Emma: A Pop Musical” starting Friday and running through Nov. 16. The musical is a modern retelling of “Emma,” Jane Austen’s classic novel about a young self-proclaimed matchmaker, senior Lilienne Shore...

Orchestra festival to train, recruit high school musicians

Orchestra festival to train, recruit high school musicians

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

From staff reports Guest conductors and a renowned viola soloist will share their knowledge with orchestra players from high schools in Washington during the WSU Orchestra Festival this Friday. Starting at 8 a.m., students who play instruments will play in a workshop-style session. Viola soloist Mitsuru ...

Advocacy group accepts entries for baking fundraiser

Advocacy group accepts entries for baking fundraiser

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

The holidays are a time for giving, and a local business plans to use gingerbread houses for that reason this season. Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse will hold its seventh annual Home for the Holidays gingerbread fundraiser this December. The event includes a no-host bar, snacks and music,...

‘There goes my childhood:’ Rocky Horror edition

‘There goes my childhood:’ Rocky Horror edition

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2019

Just after midnight Saturday, I had to pretend to orgasm as Rapunzel from Disney’s “Tangled.” Into a microphone. While dressed as a slutty forest spirit. In front of the mostly full, 330-seat Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow. It was the 11:59 p.m. showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture...

Fast costume fashion raises concerns over environmental impact

MADDY BEAN, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

With Halloween just around the corner, it seems like the time to finish browsing those Spirit Halloween stores for the newest, flashiest costume. Or maybe this year, it is better – or spookier – to shop at the nearest thrift store instead, as the environmental impacts of cheap Halloween costumes...

WSU professor will read your fortune at Haunted Palouse

WSU professor will read your fortune at Haunted Palouse

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2019

There’s more to WSU English instructor Leslie Sena than meets the eye — and Sena might say the same thing about you. For the past four years, Sena has volunteered as a fortune teller at Haunted Palouse, where she reads tarot cards for eventgoers, she said. “[My students] know that I do stuff...

Director of ‘Nightfall’ wants to give Poe his happy ending

Director of ‘Nightfall’ wants to give Poe his happy ending

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2019

Actors at the Pullman Civic Theatre will perform Eric Coble’s play “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe” starting Friday. The play is comprised of four of Poe’s most popular stories, “The Raven,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Pit and the Pendulum” and “The Tell-Tale Heart,”...

Symphony to hold first concert of year tomorrow

Symphony to hold first concert of year tomorrow

MADDY BEAN, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2019

The WSU Symphony Orchestra will perform several favorite orchestral pieces including a tuba concerto performed by master’s student Duncan Titus on Thursday. Titus, who is in the second year of getting his Master of Arts in music performance, will be playing his first solo of this scale, he said. “It’s...

Student carries family music tradition

Student carries family music tradition

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2019

Music has been the beating heart of Meg Tolley’s life since she was young. Meg Tolley, a master’s student at WSU, will perform tomorrow with the WSU Symphony Orchestra. Post-graduation life lies not too far in front, and her journey has been long in the making. Her mother, Susan Tolley, was...

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