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Russian pianist visits University of Idaho

From Staff Reports

October 30, 2013


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Though Moscow's name suggests its Russian origin, a visiting pianist will show off her Russian flare in our neighboring city.Svetlana Nagachevskaya, a Russian pianist and professor at the College of Western Idaho, will perform a guest recital for the University’s Lionel Hampton School of Music.Rajung...

‘Legacies in Time’ provide challenge

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

October 29, 2013


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 Entitled "Legacies in Time," tonight’s performance by the School of Music’s Percussion Ensemble aims to articulate this concept through pieces that rely heavily on timing."The two words are kind of a play on words," said David Jarvis, the coordinator of percussion studies. "The majority of the ...

Running to pay the bills

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


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WSU Women’s Lightweight Crew encourages WSU students and community members to run for their lives.The 4th annual Run for Your Life 5K will take place on Oct. 27 and begins at the Student Recreation Center (SRC).Since 2012, the lightweight crew has organized the Halloween-themed road run as a ...

Halloween-themed run for animals in need

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


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Monsters will soon take over Pullman: zombies, a man with a moose on his head, a ten foot ghoul, and dogs in wheelchairs. Is the city under attack?No, it’s just Pullman Moose Lodge’s annual Halloween fundraiser.This is the second year the lodge has put on the 5K fun run/walk. Proceeds will go to...

Orton spooks for the local food bank

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2013


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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


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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...

Bringing choirs together

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

October 24, 2013


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Taking a break from competition and focusing on technique was School of Music professor Lori Wiest’s inspiration for developing the Choral Festival 21 years ago.“There were so many competitions in the state, but this was to be something unique—noncompetitive and early in the fall,” Wiest said...

“Ticket to Ride” comes back to Pullman

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October 22, 2013


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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