The Daily Evergreen

Valhalla hosts Winefest

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

Valhalla will host its 20th annual Winefest on Saturday, giving Cougs and their moms a place to enjoy wine tasting this weekend. After receiving a custom-etched glass and a rose for mothers, attendees will make their way downstairs, where wines from across the Pacific Northwest and the world — as...

Samoan ‘happy festival’ celebrates family, culture

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

The Mitamitaga O Samoa club will be hosting its 6th annual Fiafia Festival celebrating Samoan culture. Eric Ah Fua, chair of the event, said the festival is dedicated to moms and will feature performances, games, prizes and authentic Samoan food prepared by the club. In addition to watching the dance...

Sports bring mother, daughter closer

Sports bring mother, daughter closer

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

Junior middle blocker and opposite Claire Martin is an essential part of the WSU volleyball team, but growing up she split her focus between two courts. Martin was a standout player in high school basketball, lettering four times in the sport at Bellarmine Preparatory School in Tacoma. She also racked...

Sanctuary Yoga to host competition, new vendors

Sanctuary Yoga to host competition, new vendors

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

Sanctuary Yoga, a Pullman yoga studio, has been offering weekends of events ever since they opened in 2014. This year will be the studio’s fifth year of Mom’s Weekend events, and there are more things planned than ever. The main events will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “The purpose of this...

Bug scientists scare, teach through cult classic films

Bug scientists scare, teach through cult classic films

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

Since 1976, WSU entomology professor Steve Sheppard has spent one day each year watching movies about — you guessed it — bugs. The genre of insect horror is diverse, with monsters as laughably sensational as others are terrifying. Sheppard has seen many — some campy Sci-Fi exaggerations, and...

WSU Press opens doors for Mom’s Weekend book sale

RAMONA KOHLER, Evergreen columnist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

WSU Press, which focuses on publishing titles close to home and bringing histories and culture from the Pacific Northwest, is hosting the Mom’s Weekend Spring Book Sale on Friday and Saturday. This exciting event is being organized by Kerry Darnall, who is in charge of order fulfillment and editing ...

Mother, daughter build bond through swimming

Mother, daughter build bond through swimming

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Sports

Freshman Taylor McCoy has a number of ties that led her down a path to WSU. Taylor was a state champion swimmer at Pullman High School and swam for a club team owned by WSU swimming Head Coach Tom Jager. But her most unique connection to WSU is her mother Anne McCoy, who has worked for the athletic...

Creating coffee mugs, memories with Mom

Creating coffee mugs, memories with Mom

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

Pups  &  Cups Dog Cafe will host a Cup Decorating Extravaganza on Saturday, where students and their moms can create something concrete to take home from the Palouse. The event costs $25 and owner CJ Robert said this purchases a 16-ounce coffee cup, a chocolate-covered spoon and a pack of Thomas...

WSU Library to hold Edible Book Festival, judge participant creations

WSU Library to hold Edible Book Festival, judge participant creations

ZARA CRUDEN, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

One Mom's Weekend event is sure to appeal to both the mind and the stomach — the third annual Edible Book Festival. These festivals are held all over the world, and a WSU librarian brought the fair to Pullman. Holly Luetkenhaus said she was inspired by the events she had seen at other universities. An...

Brett Eldredge headlines Mom’s Weekend

Brett Eldredge headlines Mom’s Weekend

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Showcase

The stage is pitch black as technicians frantically move the opening act’s gear off stage and replace it with the equipment of the show’s star, Brett Eldredge, while a crowd of students and their mothers wait anxiously to hear the headlining act of the 2018 WSU Mom’s Weekend. That is just a...

Take mom to authentic Hawaiian Luaua, fundraiser

Take mom to authentic Hawaiian Luaua, fundraiser

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen columnist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

With Mom’s Weekend coming up, a lot of people are working hard to make sure this year will be memorable. The WSU Hui Hau’oli ‘O Hawai’i Club is no exception. The club will be putting on its 33rd Annual Mom’s Weekend Luau on Saturday at the Student Recreation Center, courts six and seven. The...

Hospitality students host Winefest for moms

Hospitality students host Winefest for moms

AUDREY HUDDLESTON, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

WSU’s Hospitality Business Management Organization is hosting the 34th annual Winefest to promote Washington wineries and students in the viticulture major. Organization adviser Jenni Sandstrom said eight to 10 wineries will pour their current wines for attendees to taste. They can try a few samples,...