The Daily Evergreen

Sunniva shakes what her mama gave her

Sunniva shakes what her mama gave her

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

As Sunniva Huffman took the stage as the least-experienced belly dancer in a pizza restaurant in Kirkland, she was very nervous. She had never performed to live music and was unsure of how the crowd would react to her performance. Now, Huffman teaches others how to belly dance in downtown Pullman. “So...

Female gamers sometimes face sexism online

Female gamers sometimes face sexism online

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Mint

The need for diversity is often advertised on the social radar, but some factions of our culture remain represented primarily by a single demographic. Both console and computer gaming fall into this trap, where men generally dominate professional and casual play. Despite the surface appearance, however,...

Letter from the Mint editor: Cats fulfill my soul, ruin my furniture

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Mint

Ah, yes. The time has finally come to show my true colors. I now get to bombard you with my love for feline companions, or masters, as I lovingly refer to them. For background purposes, you should know that I currently have three cats: a 12-year-old female Calico (Camry), a 4-year-old, 18-pound domestic...

Adventures Abroad: Germans are greener, cleaner than Americans

Adventures Abroad: Germans are greener, cleaner than Americans

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen columnist

January 18, 2018


Filed under Mint

As I am typing this sentence, I am looking outside the window from my room and am reminded of the several cultural differences that exist between America and Germany. I see an organized and clean cobblestone street, which is surrounded by cottage-style homes with solar panels on their sharply pointed...

‘Blade Runner 2049’ perfectly represents societal imperfections

‘Blade Runner 2049’ perfectly represents societal imperfections

MORGAN LESTER, Evergreen columnist

January 18, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint

To graciously shorten something much longer, “Blade Runner 2049” is visually impressive, and paints an interesting narrative infused with some expansion on the moral conflicts of its predecessor. It may very well have a legacy as far reaching as the original, though it too has its flaws. In the...

Music professor reflects on career, offers advice

Music professor reflects on career, offers advice

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Mint

WSU School of Music professor Dave Snider’s eccentric style influences the instruction of his music: jazz bass, jazz combo, jazz history and history of rock and roll courses. While his profile picture on the School of Music page may reflect a tame bassist, he’s a firm believer in the phrase “party...

Students thinking out-of-the-box with attire

Students thinking out-of-the-box with attire

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

January 18, 2018


Filed under Mint

Students around WSU are starting a new fashion trend that relies on both courage and innovation. By thinking outside the box, Cougars of all ages have created a new form of diversity — in the way they dress. Freshman Amina Sullivan realized from day one that she could finally dress in a unique way...

Five book suggestions that are as somber as the weather

MORGAN LESTER, Evergreen columnist

January 11, 2018


Filed under Mint

January has officially swung in, bringing with it rain, snow and cold. Thus, many of you are going to be stuck inside this winter and will need a source of entertainment, something you can enjoy while huddled in a mountain of blankets with a mug of cocoa cradled in your hands. For your reading pleasure,...

Letter from the Mint editor: The out-of-state student struggle

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Mint

Well, howdy. I am excited to debut as the Mint editor this semester and take over the Evergreen’s sassy place. My name is Gabriella Ramos, and I am an out-of-state student from Chicago. I hope you’re ready for a satire-filled semester of bad jokes, because that’s really all I can promise you at...

STAGE president discusses uncertain future

STAGE president discusses uncertain future

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Mint, Top-feature

As STAGE Student Theatre President Aryn Allen looked around the STAGE meeting room Monday, she recognized the potential hardships her organization will face this semester. Much of the immediate future is up in the air, she explained. The elimination of WSU Performing Arts will deeply impact the student...

JUUL Vaporizers: Nicotine alternative hits campus

JUUL Vaporizers: Nicotine alternative hits campus

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen columnist

January 11, 2018


Filed under Mint

Love it or hate it, smoking is in vogue in a whole new way thanks to the JUUL. In June 2015, PAX Labs introduced the JUUL vaporizer, which has recently picked up popularity on campus. PAX Labs sells five main flavors, but they occasionally release limited edition flavors, like “Cool Cucumber,”...

‘Mountaintop’ humanizes Civil Rights leader

‘Mountaintop’ humanizes Civil Rights leader

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint

WSU Performing Arts has paired with the WSU Office of Equity and Diversity for its production of “The Mountaintop,” in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. “The Mountaintop” is an internationally renowned play written by Katori Hall, named after a quote from King’s famous “I...

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