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‘The Social Network’ for computer science

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2013

Computer science majors may have an answer to the solitude and difficulty of working alone through introductory courses with the use of a new social media tool.A team co-led by associate professor Chris Hundhausen and graduate student Adam Carter has been developing a social media platform targeted...

Ruptured gas line causes leak near Heald Hall

Chad Sokol Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2013

A backhoe struck a gas line Friday morning near Heald and Eastlick Halls causing natural gas to leak into the area.First responders cordoned off the area while maintenance workers assessed the damage.Workers stopped the leak within two and a half hours, and the area was determined “all clear.”Repairs are stil...

Judge rules in the Appleton rape case

Chad Sokol | Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2013

Former WSU professor Andrew Appleton received a prison sentence Monday after he had sexual relations with a teenage relative for more than a year.Appleton, 52, a Moscow resident, is expected to spend between one and five years in prison.The relative who accused him of sexual assault, an 18-year-old girl...

Celebrating those who have been lost

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2013

Sugar skulls, painted faces and parading girls in flamboyant dresses marks a typical day for Dia des los Muertos, translated as the Day of the Dead.However in November, three WSU organizations, La Hermandad de O eMe Te, M.E.Ch.A and Mujeres Unidas, will come together with their own Day of the Dead cele...

Swapping mediums

Swapping mediums

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen Fine Arts reporter

November 1, 2013

Andy Sewell has two longhorn steers in his pasture that he bought, not with money, but by giving the farmer a painting of his land.“I’ve traded art for doctor bills,” Sewell said, laughing and adding, “We artists have to be creative because you don’t always have the money when you need someth...

‘Grease’ cast works together to make production feel authentic

‘Grease’ cast works together to make production feel authentic

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2013

With eight nights of tapping toes, racing cars and dance-offs, The Regional Theatre of the Palouse (RTOP) will show "Grease" beginning next week.Featured as a Broadway show and a movie, "Grease" tells the story of a group of high school teenagers and their trials and errors with love, sex, bullying, ...

Bank Left Gallery draws a crowd

Bank Left Gallery draws a crowd

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen Fine Arts reporter

November 1, 2013

The Bank Left Gallery brings artists to the town of Palouse, putting it on the map as an art community.Bank Left Director Nelson Duran bought the gallery after he received an invitation from the previous owners to participate in a show.“I saw the potential that I could make a living, being an arti...

‘She made a difference in everyone’s lives’

Madison Callan Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2013

"Becca always was a huge dreamer, but she wasn't someone to let them stay dreams," Cheyenne Gaspar, a close friend of Rebecca Harvey, said.As a WSU alumna and a woman with a dynamic personality, Gasper said Rebecca was honest and wore her emotions on her sleeve.On the morning of Oct. 22, Rebecca, 23, di...

International Fashion Show reaches across borders

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

November 1, 2013

In an effort to support cultures and those in need, the International Students Council (ISC) will host the first International Fashion Show on Nov. 5 in the Butch's Den.“It’s our goal to empower international students and integrate the different demographics of students and the community,” said Kate He...

Washington Idaho Symphony keeps it classical

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2013

With a touch of the bow and a flourish of winds, the Washington Idaho Symphony offers students a chance to indulge in professional orchestral music.“I very much believe the symphony enhances quality of life for people living in the Palouse area," said Jeremy Briggs Roberts, music director and cond...

Ku-Ah-Mah expands their circle

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

November 1, 2013

A tradition that has inspired friendship and joy among the Native American community for hundreds of years is now open to all members of the Palouse.The Native American student organization Ku-Ah-Mah will host their annual Round Dance held at the Schweitzer Engineering Event Center on Nov. 2 at 6 p....

WSU therapy dog helps others

Devin Trubey | Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2013

Mia the bassador was diagnosed with lymphoma in February 2012 just before her 10th birthday.The half basset hound and half Labrador is now in remission for the second time and can continue her work as a therapy dog for cancer patients raising money for the WSU Veterinary Oncology Center.Mia has been a ther...

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