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Latah County libraries provides summer reading, virtual performances

Latah County residents can participate in virtual performances, as well as check out summer reading titles chosen by library staff.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

June 8, 2020

Residents of Latah County can get their fill of reading, crafts and virtual performances this summer through the Latah County Library District. LCLD is offering a Neighborhood Reads program with the theme, “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” inspired by Mr. Rogers, LCLD Outreach Special...

10 classic films to watch this week

Catch up with some of the top 10 classics this week.

ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist

June 5, 2020

If you’re finding yourself feeling down by the news recently, movies are just what you need. Sometimes you just need to sit down and immerse yourself in a great, classic film. Across all streaming platforms, there are a variety of culturally significant films that are considered some of the best eve...

Mint Book Club: June

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ZACH GOFF, Evergreen columnist

June 5, 2020

For this month’s book club, I wanted to lean into what has been happening politically. June is the month of LGBTQ+ pride, but right now there are people protesting in the streets for their right to feel prideful of the color of their skin, and I think that should be celebrated this month as well. So,...

In Your Words: Speechless

Rose Maria Robles, Pullman resident and high school student, holds a

CLAIRE PADILLA, Evegreen columnist

June 5, 2020

*In Your Words is a series highlighting students’ personal stories. You can submit your piece to with the subject line “In Your Words.” A group of about 30 protesters were holding signs and wearing masks at Cougar Plaza in downtown Pullman. It happened in the afternoon on...

Quarantine Cooking: African Doughnuts

Don't tell anyone, but you don't have to share these.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor

June 5, 2020

I was raised on Cameroonian food as much as American, but I was also one of those kids who would order chicken nuggets at an Italian restaurant even though I was 14, so it’s taken me a while to actually be an adult. I’ve always loved African doughnuts, though. Sweet, easy to make, and I have yet to...

Quarantine Cooking: Mini Apple Galettes

A better way to keep the doctor away.

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen columnist

May 29, 2020

My best friend just got back from almost two years of living in Norway, so we decided to get together and try this apple galette recipe from Williams-Sonoma. This recipe is a bit complicated, mostly because there’s a lot I feel should be changed. I want to point out we only had salted butter,...

ArtFest cancellation a loss for Pullman artists

A street musician duo takes part in the 2016 Pullman ArtWalk, which has been renamed ArtFest, by performing live music downtown.

ZACH GOFF, Evergreen reporter

May 29, 2020

This year's annual ArtFest was canceled due to Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order. The event was scheduled to take place at Neill Public Library and give artists from various mediums and backgrounds a space to showcase their work for the community. Jeri Harris, Pullman Arts Commission chairperson,...

Flying during a pandemic

Plane crashes may not be the biggest fear with air travel at this point in time.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

May 29, 2020

I’m walking into the Anchorage airport, and Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart” is playing over the PA system. It’s a surreal soundtrack for a surreal time. Coronavirus has forced airports and airlines around the world to cut back on flights, institute more rigid screening measures...

OPINION: Satire: Protect our billionaires from coronavirus

Celebrities, as the smartest and brightest of our society, need all the help we can give them.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

May 27, 2020

As Jeff Bezos crosses that holy border from billionaire to trillionaire, hundreds of thousands of Americans are out of work. As Chrissy Teigen complains about artisan cookware, laid-off workers are wondering where their next meal will come from. As Nancy Pelosi greasily shuffles hedge funds around, small...

‘We have two basic needs — to consume and to create’

One of the many pieces in Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art's collection.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

May 22, 2020

As Debby Stinson examined a tall painting in her home, she said she enjoyed watching the textures closely. The light reflected on the painting as she moved around it, and she could remember what it was like to watch the artist create it.  Viewing art in this way can be “visceral,” she said. Stinson...

10 movies to help you feel good

The right movies to put you in the right mood.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen columnist

May 22, 2020

I don’t know about you, but I am starting to feel what I have officially titled “stream fatigue.” No, I’m sure I’m not the first to mention this phenomenon, but I have actually been lucky enough to find some of the hidden gems across Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other popular services that...

Music camps move online to reach students

Students of Oboe Camp 2019 pose for a group photo.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor

May 22, 2020

For the past three years, the WSU School of Music’s horn and oboe camps have provided middle and high school students with an environment to meet other students and practice their craft. However, with COVID-19, that environment is moving online. The horn and oboe camps are a week-long excursion for students f...

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