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Grandma inspires exhibit

Cheskhun's exhibit,

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor

October 22, 2020

Chadchom Cheskhun was inspired to make his thesis project for WSU’s Master of Fine Arts program after thinking about his childhood and his grandmother, realizing he couldn’t recall her face. That inspired Cheskhun to think about the nature of memory and eventually create the project, which was a series...

People of the Palouse: Azzah Sultan

Sultan's first solo exhibit, “Anak Dara,” will open in New York City.

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen Mint editor

September 10, 2020

Azzah Sultan graduated from WSU’s Master in Fine Arts program last semester after completing her thesis project, “Anak Dara,” meaning “young unmarried child.” The name came from a pet name her mother called her as a child, and the exhibit was created through fabrics and spices from...

People of the Palouse: Navin Chettri

Chettri and his group, Cadenza Collective, were among the first local jazz acts in Nepal.

JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

WSU professor Navin Chettri has been interested in music since he was young, as he grew up on classical, folk and western music. Though he got his start playing with his band in a local jazz bar, Chettri has been one of the biggest proponents in the emergence of Nepali Jazz. “Indian classical mu...

Letter From The Editor: Welcome to People of the Palouse

Letter From The Editor: Welcome to People of the Palouse

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen Mint editor

September 10, 2020

If there’s one thing you notice working for The Daily Evergreen, it’s that Joel is a really cool editor, and you probably want to be just like him. Another thing is that you get to talk to and write about insane amount of cool people. Actors, musicians, artists, people from different backgrounds wi...

People of the Palouse: John Rich

2017's Sister Act is one of the many shows John Rich and the Regional Theatre of the Palouse have produced.

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

When John Rich came to visit his college friend Jim Sato in Pullman, he didn’t expect to stay — but he did. Then when he agreed to help out with the local theater scene, he set another ground rule. “When I first got involved, I got talked into it,” Rich said, “and I said, ‘As long as it do...

People of the Palouse: Michelle Cordova

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SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

Nails attached to the shoes of dancers prattled across an encore floor. They spun vibrant embroidered fabric skirts around their ankles, over their heads and back down again, all while they balanced on clog-like heels and hit their steps with a surreal precision.  A then-13-year-old Michelle Cordova had acco...

People of the Palouse: Landscape architecture professor admires Palouse

Jolie B. Kaytes, associate professor of landscape architecture at the WSU School of Design and Construction, says she enjoys the landscapes and climates most closely resembling tropical and balmy places. Kaytes says since she arrived in Pullman, it has transformed her perception and she is growing fonder of the area.

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

Sparsely decorated shelves line the walls of Jolie Kaytes’ office, though the items laid there are no mere trinkets. One such shelf holds a construction level her grandfather used for woodworking projects. Another, a shriveled apple resembling a shrunken head — a memento of Kaytes’ arrival at ...

Welcome to People of the Palouse

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen mint editor

April 18, 2019

Dear Mint reader, Mint reporters are charged with finding hidden gems in our local community. Through an arts and culture lens, we focus on ideas, events and people surrounding Pullman and the WSU campus. This week in Mint, we are featuring a special edition called “People of the Palouse.”...

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