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The Harvill's found out they were both from the Tri-Cities. It took Jill longer to decide if she wanted to be something more.

WSU alumni got engaged on Valentine’s Day

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter February 25, 2021

As the month of love comes to an end, WSU alumni reminisce on their days as Cougs when they met their significant others. WSU alumnus Jill Harvill said she met her husband, Steve Harvill, in an American...

At one point I thought about giving up and making peace with the disease. Luckily, that was not in the cards.

Roots editor finds remission from Lyme

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen Roots editor February 25, 2021

Chronic illness is a buzzword often used to describe a medical condition that is undiagnosed and could be a life-long condition with no cure. This is the definition someone would find if they searched...

Kanoa and her dad bonded over both of them being Cougs. Dale attended his first Dad's weekend in 2019.

Pullman feels like coming back home for WSU alum, his daughter

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter February 25, 2021

One WSU alum did not want his newly born daughter to see him as a pizza delivery driver. At age 30, Dale Braunger enrolled in courses at WSU in 2003 to study history then graduated from the University...

Smith will compete for the title of Mrs. Washington America in August 2021.

Local woman wins Mrs. Colfax, completes EMT training

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter February 23, 2021

Lorien Smith will represent Whitman County in the Mrs. Washington Pageant as Mrs. Colfax. The pageant will be held in person again this year after a successful and socially distanced in-person experience...

Getting over an ex is difficult. Journaling, talking to someone and practicing mindfulness can help ease the pain of a break-up.

Ask Emma: I need help getting over my ex

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen advice columnist February 23, 2021

Dear Emma, I dated this person on and off for four years, and I just found out they are dating someone else. Needless to say, I am distraught. Sure, we were “off” at the time they started dating...

Butch surprised a few unsuspecting Husky alumni at Kophs' wedding

Former editor fosters family of WSU Cougars

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter February 18, 2021

Michele Kophs’ husband knew he married into a Coug family when Butch made a special appearance at their wedding. Gary Petersen, a 1965 Coug alum and Michele’s father, planned the whole event. He...

Graduating criminal justice major is sad she does not get to walk. But is looking forward to continue at WSU to pursue her master's degree in criminal justice.

Senior excited for master’s program

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter February 18, 2021

Graduation for WSU students will look different for the third semester, and WSU students still have strong emotions about it. Keilah Shaw, senior criminal justice major, said it is extremely difficult...

Wells became interested in space during his early high school years. He took a class in high school through the Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars Program.

Undergraduate student proposes new solution to lunar dust

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter February 16, 2021

When Ian Wells, sophomore mechanical engineering major, interviewed to join the WSU HYPER Lab in October 2019, he did not expect to be working on a project for NASA the next summer.  Wells had an...

The Schotzkos love sharing the flavors of their childhood with the Pullman community.

Miss Huddy’s Barbecue named for owner’s daughter

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter February 16, 2021

Pullman locals and WSU alums Molly and Tim Schotzko share a passion for central-Texas style barbecue. They hope to bring the joy of conversation and great food to the community with their food truck, Miss...

Lapin had no idea where he would end up after graduation. WSU offered him an associate professor position in 2007 and has lived in Pullman ever since.

WSU professor integrates Russian history, mathematics into lessons

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter February 11, 2021

Sergey Lapin’s math teacher had it out for him. While he did not know why, this motivated him to prove her wrong.  When the other students in his high school math class were scoring A's, he would...

Zeppoz is not open due as determined by the current phase of the re-opening plan. Owner hopes Phase 3 will bring an end to the pandemic.

Local bowling alley’s name inspired by an attention seeking dog

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter February 11, 2021

Before 2000, Pullman and Moscow did not have a family-oriented bowling alley. A group of bowlers decided to change that and went on to build a new business named Zeppoz.  Zeppoz became an idea when...

Keeping a level head is very important. Even if you and your employer have conflicting personalities.

Ask Emma: I need a better working relationship with my boss

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen advice columnist February 11, 2021

Dear Emma, I don’t get along with my boss. It makes doing my job really difficult. I try to be professional around them, but it is really hard sometimes. I feel like I am constantly walking on eggshells.  Do...

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