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Graduate student masters percussion

Graduate student masters percussion

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

In a hallway lit the by the glow of fluorescent lights, you can almost always see someone in a cramped room housing a single marimba and other percussion equipment. This space is reserved for dedicated marimbists who put in hours of hard work to become great musicians. Graduate student Thulani Mason,...

Junior challenges herself with stand-up

Junior challenges herself with stand-up

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

Hours away from a solo performance in front of a live audience, junior vocal performance major Clare Sullivan had enough reason to appear nervous or tense. However, she was all smiles Monday before her stand-up comedy routine for Women Comics of the Palouse at Etsi Bravo in Pullman. Sullivan, 21,...

Drunken traveler heads to Walla Walla

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

March 22, 2018


Filed under Mint

After a four-week hiatus, Booze News is back, and let me be the first to say, I have missed you beautiful bastards. And what a week to come back! With the sound of drums, guns and bagpipes, St. Patrick’s Day rolled through to signal the end of spring break 2018 here at WSU. It didn’t disappoint,...

10 Strings and a Goat Skin pulls from folk influences

10 Strings and a Goat Skin pulls from folk influences

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen columnist

March 1, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint

The music of Canadian ensemble Ten Strings and a Goat Skin, which will play at WSU tonight, eludes genre labels. Their worldly folk music takes influence from Canadian folk, American folk and French-Canadian music. Besides being nominated for many awards, they recently won the East Coast Music Association’s...

Jazz Wires produce electrifying sound

Jazz Wires produce electrifying sound

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Involvement, Life, Mint

In a small room in Kimbrough Music Building, brass, woodwind, string and percussion instruments warm up as The Jazz Wires begin to rehearse. The Ray Noble standard “Cherokee” blares as fingers fly through the air playing pure jazz. They’re preparing for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and other...

Booze News: Avoid arctic tundra, stay in, get day drunk

CHRIS WEST, Evergreen columnist

February 23, 2018


Filed under Mint

I am almost positive that everyone has, at some point in their life, been given important and life-long advice from a parent or loved one: “A penny saved is a penny earned,” or “Spit that out,” stuff like that. For instance, my father gave me his own piece of advice that I still follow: “A...

WSU performers prepare for Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

WSU performers prepare for Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint, Showcase

If there is one form of music that represents America as a whole, it is jazz. In New Orleans after World War I, great musicians like Jelly Roll Morton, Lil Hardin Armstrong, Sidney Bechet and many more developed jass music, an American art form that would eventually turn into the genre we know today...

Adventures Abroad: Germans are so literal it’s funny

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen columnist

February 23, 2018


Filed under Mint

Idioms are fantastic for presenting wise advice or transferring underlying principles in a culture, but they’re also the perfect tool to make me feel like an idiot, especially in a different country. In English, we have fancy-sounding idioms such as, “Actions speak louder than words,” but we...

SEB to host Hip-Hop Arts Festival

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Events, Involvement, Life, Mint

WSU's Student Entertainment Board will honor Black History Month today by hosting a Hip-Hop Arts Festival. The festival will showcase the talent of both WSU students and visiting performers. Ali Ruther, director of SEB’s Up All Night Committee, is one of the people in charge of organizing the event....

Letter from the Mint editor: Mint is on hiatus

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Mint

As you turn the pages expecting to read your weekly dose of sarcastic college culture, you will notice that the Mint section is not in today’s paper. Unfortunately, over at the Evergreen we’re spread pretty thin. As you may have noticed, I am also running the campaign for the Student Media fee....

Cougs battle for scholarship

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Events, Mint

Round one of the Cougs Got Talent competition, hosted by the Student Entertainment Board’s Spotlight Committee, begins today. CGT will feature singers, dancers, stand-up comics and other acts, who will all be battling for a $1,000 scholarship. Each act will last 10 minutes, Spotlight Committee Director...

Letter from the Mint editor: Took a risk and broke my wrist

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen mint editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Mint

Well, I have some bad news for you all: I broke my wrist. Typing this letter is one of the most time-consuming things I’ve done all week, as I am currently bearing a stupid splint that doubles the size of my thumb and diminishes all of my control over that appendage. I am actually faster at typing...

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