The Daily Evergreen

Sports clinic teaches athletic skills to moms

Sports clinic teaches athletic skills to moms

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Special Editions

The WSU football team is putting on a women's football clinic from 4:30–8:30 p.m. today for moms and Cougs alike. Pre-registration for the event is required to attend. The clinic provides an opportunity to talk and learn about football, meet current players and coaching staff and have a taste of...

Contestants create edible literary creations

Contestants create edible literary creations

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Special Editions, Top-feature

WSU Libraries will be hosting its fourth annual Edible Book Festival at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Terrell Library Atrium as part of Mom’s Weekend. According to WSU Libraries’ Edible Book Festival webpage, entries must follow two criteria: They must be made from edible materials and relate in som...

Students exhibit designs in annual fashion show

Students exhibit designs in annual fashion show

TRINITY PIERCE, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Special Editions, Top-feature

The 36th annual Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show will premiere at 6 p.m. Friday in Beasley Coliseum. Tickets bought in advance cost $15, while tickets bought at the door cost $20. There will also be a beer and wine garden hosted from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. before the show. The theme for this year's fashion...

Fiafia festival will celebrate Samoan culture

Fiafia festival will celebrate Samoan culture

MILA WIDMAYER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Special Editions

WSU Mitamitaga O Samoa (MOS) is hosting its 7th annual Fiafia Festival on Sunday at noon in the CUB Senior Ballroom 220. Their event will last four hours and will feature food, fun and dances from a multitude of the Pacific Islands. “Fiafia is Samoan for ‘happy,’ so it’s a play on words f...

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...

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