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Orton spooks for the local food bank

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013

This weekend, Orton Hall will be transformed into a hospital gone wrong complete with bloody scrubs, crazed lab experiments and blood-stained floors.A tradition since the early 1990s, this Halloween haunted hall is led by the residence hall leaders.“As a hall government, we try to make a fun environm...

A haunted tradition is upheld in the town of Palouse

Maxwell Reister Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013

For 12 years, The Haunted Palouse has scared teenagers, high school students and even those too-cool-too-be-scared college students.Community members meet each year to consider the scariest options for this Palouse tradition.The Haunted Palouse consists of two haunted houses and a haunted hay ride. Ea...

“Ticket to Ride” comes back to Pullman

From Staff Reports

October 22, 2013

Warren Miller’s "Ticket to Ride" will be featured in the CUB Auditorium tonight and tomorrow at 7 p.m.Tickets to the event are $5 for students who present their Cougar Cards and $10 for the general public.The event promises more than just a film for ski enthusiasts, said Taylor Wright, Student Entertainment Boa...

Hanford victim tells her tale

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 22, 2013

A love for words led one WSU alumna on an unconventional path from civil engineering to Washington State Poet Laureate.Kathleen Flenniken will share memories of her journey and read from her recent work "Plume" at the opening of this year’s Visiting Writer Series Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Museum of Art.“Her c...

Sharing German culture

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2013

Lebkuchenherz and apfelsaftschorle will be on the menu at this week’s International Coffee Hour.The Office of International Programs is hosting its Coffee Hour this Friday in celebration of German culture, including Oktoberfest.While Oktoberfest is most famous for beer, the making of lebkuchenherz, or...

Magnolias and actors blossom at Pullman High School

Catherine Kruse Evergreen Theater reporter

October 18, 2013

In a small theater tucked away in Pullman High School (PHS), there’s a group of young actors and actresses who created a show for the Pullman community.Under the direction of Drama Coach Beth Davidson, these students will tell the story of “Steel Magnolias.”“I don’t do anything fluffy or c...

M*A*S*H takes to the stage

Maxwell Reister Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2013

The sign post shows the way to Toledo, Seoul, Tokyo, Honolulu, and the latrine. Even though the Korean War has passed, the Pullman Civic Theatre production of “M*A*S*H” brings up issues looked at with current warfare.“War is war,” Director Penelope Gonzales said. “When I see current military...

Bassoonist preps for her culminating project

From Staff Reports

October 17, 2013

As a culminating requirement for their degree, seniors majoring in music education must complete a half recital. Sonja Larson, a bassoon player, will complete her recital this Friday. “My recital is kind of the culmination of everything we’ve been learning in terms of performing,” Larson said. ...

Annual festival showcases playwrights

Catherine Kruse Evergreen Theater reporter

October 17, 2013

Stories of comedic tragedies, warring friends and a bartender with a malicious plan will pan out during a series of one-act shows.STAGE Student Theater is a group of actors and actresses best known for their Stage One performances.Stage One is a drama festival in which the club’s members will put on a...

Rolling to the finals

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 17, 2013

A whistle sounds, and off skates a team of fiery-eyed women donning short skirts, fishnets and punk rock T-shirts. The Rolling Hills Derby Dames will turn circles on Beasley Coliseum's concrete floor Oct. 19 for their final bout of the season. “When the crowd roars, you feel like a rock star,” D...

Collaborating to share Native American culture

Collaborating to share Native American culture

From Staff Reports

October 17, 2013

The Prichard Art Gallery will feature "Comic Art Indigène," a major exhibit of Native American comic art.Roger Rowley, the gallery's director, said there is a long tradition of narrative art in Native American culture."The idea that you’re using a set of images to tell a story, even a set of images with...

Rocking the month of October

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2013

On the corner of Northeast Kamiaken and Olsen Street rests downtown Pullman’s Atom Heart Music, a place to find instruments, CDs, books and musical knowledge.“We have had 8-year-olds to a woman in her 60s come for lessons,” said employee Gabrielle Schilling. “While acoustic guitars are our mo...

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