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Native Programs director says she wants to make WSU home for students

Native Programs director says she wants to make WSU home for students

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

From her office on the bottom floor of Cleveland Hall, and sometimes outside of it, Faith Price oversees Native Programs at WSU, which cover everything from Native American student recruitment and retention, to working with Native American clubs and organizations, to helping students. Price serves...

Student leader made friends, built community in on-campus activism

Student leader made friends, built community in on-campus activism

MINDY MALONE, Evergren reporter

November 13, 2019

Growing up as a military kid, Jazmyne Jackson had to adjust to making friends quickly. “I probably went to about 12 different schools before I came to college, so I had to make new friends all the time,” junior microbiology major Jackson said. “Now when I meet people, it’s easier to connect.” Jazmyne...

Local DJ makes plans for musical expansion

Local DJ makes plans for musical expansion

MADDY BEAN, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

From classical to trap music, graduate student and DJ, Anton Radke, has been stretching his musical muscles since he was a child. Now, he is looking forward to the concerts, gigs and friends he will encounter in the future with his DJ prowess. Radke, who spent his first 14 years in Alaska playing...

Music professor uses unique ability for choral conducting

Music professor uses unique ability for choral conducting

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

Lori Wiest may be a professor of music and director of choral activities, but her interests and involvements extend far beyond the WSU School of Music. Wiest did not start her undergraduate career as a music major, but added it on to her chemistry track at the end of her sophomore year, she said....

A universal language: Student group hosts India Night

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 2019

To a crowd in kurtas, saris, lehenga and churidar, India Night 2019 began with a lighting of the lamps to commemorate the first night of Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights that began on the same night of Oct. 27. After, the advisers and members stood for both the Indian and U.S. national anthems....

Black Student Union president found her voice in activism

Black Student Union president found her voice in activism

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Black Student Union President Makayia Thompson said knowing her priorities is what keeps her on top of her busy schedule — that, and a planner. Thompson’s on-campus involvements are far-reaching. As a senior pre-vet animal sciences major, she said she has been an orientation counselor for two...

Band bends, blends musical genres for fun

Band bends, blends musical genres for fun

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

The musicians of Rice are used to bending the rules. Ryan McKinley, Grant Howard and Carson Garland, natives to the Tri-Cities area, formed their band Rice in 2017. Howard and Garland were already in a band together, playing bass and drums, respectively. They found out Ryan could play guitar, sing...

Hallowed Oak develops indie-rock sound

Hallowed Oak develops indie-rock sound

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

The Bayou looms in the dark, its front porch set with a single chair and light illuminating the window. A large animal skull watches Highway 8 from its post on the wall next to the door, and a tree looms over the dirt-and-grass parking lot on the side of the farmhouse. Winding through the house past...

Professor uses still images to bring water rights to life

Professor uses still images to bring water rights to life

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

During his nine years in Pullman, associate professor of photography Dennis DeHart has focused his attention — and the lens of his camera — on the waters of the Snake and Columbia rivers. DeHart said he considers himself a “lens-based artist” and that he uses his photography to learn about...

WSU professor will read your fortune at Haunted Palouse

WSU professor will read your fortune at Haunted Palouse

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2019

There’s more to WSU English instructor Leslie Sena than meets the eye — and Sena might say the same thing about you. For the past four years, Sena has volunteered as a fortune teller at Haunted Palouse, where she reads tarot cards for eventgoers, she said. “[My students] know that I do stuff...

Music student prepares for senior recital, reflects on time at WSU

Music student prepares for senior recital, reflects on time at WSU

MADDY BEAN, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2019

Alexander Lowe, biology student-turned-music performance major and percussionist, is ready to graduate after four years. This is his last semester here at WSU, and Lowe has major plans to follow his love of music — wherever it takes him. Lowe grew up in the Tri-Cities, Washington, and inherited...

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