The Daily Evergreen

Adjusting to life without his mom

Adjusting to life without his mom

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

Sophomore pitcher AJ Block comes from an athletic family, but not one with a background in the sport that brought him to WSU. His mom Tanya and his dad Tony both played basketball at University of Utah in the early 1990s, so naturally Tanya expected AJ to follow in their footsteps. “Basketball...

Always at the finish line, there for advice

Always at the finish line, there for advice

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Showcase

It was the end of March in Northern California at the Stanford Invitational, and the weather was perfect for a day of track and field. Redshirt sophomore Paul Ryan crossed the finish line of the men’s 1,500-meter run in second place. Out of breath, he looked to the crowd to see his mother Allison...

‘I wouldn’t have wanted any other mom’

‘I wouldn’t have wanted any other mom’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Mom's Weekend, Sports

A momma’s boy, Drick Bernstine isn’t afraid to admit how much he has relied on his mother, Stephanie, throughout his life. “My mom has always done everything for me, almost to a fault,” Drick said. “To a point where I’ve always been spoiled because [of] her love, care and everything she...

Student group to showcase intimate cabaret styles

BRE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

WSU’s Aerial Dance Society is hosting a Cabaret Night, during which performers will don sparkling outfits and high-heeled stilettos and perform a burlesque-style show featuring different pole and chair dances. Eight dancers will star in 12 performances to showcase their athletic ability and passion...

Fashion Show to represent technology

Fashion Show to represent technology

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

Students incorporate advancement in design into upcoming show

Blindfolded moms will brunch with Guiding Paws’ puppies

Blindfolded moms will brunch with Guiding Paws’ puppies

KATIE GROVES, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Showcase

To raise awareness for and educate about blindness, Guiding Paws of the Palouse is hosting its fourth annual Blindfold Brunch. Guiding Paws of the Palouse is a training club under the organization Guide Dogs for the Blind, and one of more than 400 of its kind on the West Coast alone. Amanda Amore, co...

UREC offers wide range of events

UREC offers wide range of events

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

University Recreation is hosting many events for Mom’s Weekend, including outdoor opportunities like “Mom’s Challenge.” Arturo Gavilanes, challenge program and climbing wall coordinator, said that “Mom’s Challenge” is his favorite event of the whole weekend. He admits his bias as the...

WSU nursing student follows in mother’s footsteps

WSU nursing student follows in mother’s footsteps

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

As Bailey Johnson was starting college, her mother, a nurse, discouraged her from following in her footsteps. “I actually tried to talk Bailey out of going into nursing,” Debra Carr, her mother, said. Carr, 59, said a career spent working long hours with little pay has left her a little jaded,...

Greek chapter holds 5k to fight sexual assault

Greek chapter holds 5k to fight sexual assault

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

Alpha Sigma Phi will host the Mom’s Weekend 5k Walk/Run this year to raise money for an anti-sexual assault non-profit organization. Samuel Oppong, who is responsible for the philanthropy and fundraising of the fraternity, said all of this year’s profits will be donated to the Rape, Abuse and...

Take mom to win money at the bowling alley

Take mom to win money at the bowling alley

HANAH GOETZ, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

If you’re up for a bit of friendly competition — and some awesome cash prize — take mom to have fun with an old time favorite: bowling. The WSU Bowling Club’s annual Mom’s Weekend bowling tournament normally involves teams and the usual set of regulations. This year, however, they’re changing...

Mom’s Weekend Arts and Crafts Fair

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend

Being a mom means loving your children, loving to shop and, most important, loving to shop for your children. With Mom’s Weekend comes the Arts and Crafts Fair, where moms and their children can walk around Beasley Coliseum for hours, finding unique treats and trinkets that help them remember thi...

Greenhouse to showcase rare plants

Greenhouse to showcase rare plants

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Showcase

Trying to make it to all the busy events over Mom’s Weekend can be overwhelming. The staff at the Abelson Greenhouse hope to help relieve students and their moms of some of this stress. Junior Maddy Lucas has worked at the greenhouse for just under a year, and believes this open house can be a sanctuary...

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