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Students and their dads can reach new heights through UREC

Alex Madison Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2013


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Reaching new heights starts with the first rung.Standing 72 feet tall, the high and low elements ropes course at the University Recreation Center is open to students and their dads for the Dad’s Weekend Challenge on Oct 12.“This challenge course should be on every students’ bucket list while th...

Transforming into a Spartan

Lance Lijewski Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2013


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This is Sparta! Well, actually this is Pullman, but that's no excuse for not training like a Spartan.The Student Recreation Center will celebrate Dad’s Weekend with a special Spartan Training Demo in the weight room Friday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m.“Spartan training is a three month that actually started ...

Get dynamic with Dad; TRX ups the intensity

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2013


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A workout fit for a Navy SEAL must be suitable not only for patrons of WSU’s University Recreation Center (UREC), but also for their parents.Joanne Greene, director of University Recreation Programs, chose to feature resistance training workout TRX as one of this year’s Dad’s Weekend activities at...

Bringing voices together

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

October 11, 2013


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Wearing Renaissance garb and performing seasonal songs, 18-member ensemble, The Madrigals, will take the stage in Bryan Hall this weekend for the School of Music’s 28th annual Vocal Extravaganza.The concert will feature five vocal ensembles: the Madrigal Chamber Singers, the University Singers, the WSU...

Class proves yoga isn’t just for women

Lance Lijewski Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2013


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Forget about crunching abs. Forget about lifting weights. Forget about running, hiking, wrestling, or boxing. The Student Recreation Center has something else in mind for families to bond over Saturday morning.Bro-ga, an intense yoga workout targeted toward male students and their dads, will take over the SRC wit...

Winning over hearts in Beasley

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2013


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Heart will take the stage at Beasley Coliseum tonight for Dad’s Weekend.The band was formed by two sisters, Ann and Nancy Wilson, and has been making music for 35 years, said Beasley Coliseum director Leo Udy.“They got their start in Seattle...and had some number one singles back in the 80s and...

Bringing the South to Southside

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2013


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Twelve fearless competitors will face the wrath of the ghost pepper this evening at Southside Café’s second annual Southern Discomfort Hot Wing Challenge. The challenge originated from the mind of Southside cook Wil Blanchard, who said he got the idea in part from the show Man v. Food. “I saw him do...

Five weeks in ‘Ordinary Time’

Catherine Kruse Evergreen Performing Arts reporter

October 10, 2013


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Over the course of just five weeks, three actresses rehearsed a script, learned their lines and developed their characters.The play, "Ordinary Time," was written by Sandra Hosking, a University of Idaho student pursuing a master's in fine arts. It opened Oct. 3 and will run another four nights.Per U o...

Spotlighting Cougs

Lance Lijewski Evergreen SEB reporter

October 10, 2013


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Koalas with chlamydia, women in their underwear and a heavy metal interpretive dancer presented themselves to students, staff and faculty alike yesterday afternoon in the CUB Lair.The second round of Coug Spotlight included fifteen performances in total.“I was very satisfied with the diversity and the ...

900 pieces of art

900 pieces of art

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2013


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The City of Moscow and the Moscow Arts Commission invite artists to test themselves by creating 30 works of art in 30 days. DJ Scallorn, City of Moscow arts assistant, said 30 artists will participate in the event and the resulting 900 works will be sold at the Third Street Gallery for $30 each. Dan...

Stitching friendships

Stitching friendships

Alex Madison Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2013


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Charlotte Worthy, Patchin’ People of Pullman president, said with every stitch a little bit of the soul is put into a quilt."There is no better way to share your love than by giving a quilt," she said.Quilters from across the state filled the Palouse Ridge Golf Club’s Banyans pavilion room over the ...

Ensembles’ sounds echo forests

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

October 3, 2013


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Some may think musicians on campus are all music majors, but both the WSU Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble prove this is not true.Danh Pham, director of bands at WSU, said while the Symphonic Wind Ensemble is an audition-based group, both bands are open to non-music majors.The groups will per...

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