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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

After a three year hiatus, the Palouse Cult Film Revival is back in Moscow. Organizers say the event is a vital part of the local art scene.

Cold cocktails and cult classics

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer January 27, 2022

Eric Billings’s passion for sharing cult classic films may have started over drinks with friends, but his Palouse Cult Film Revival now aims to serve the community – one “awesomely bad” film at...

WSU alum Ashley Vailea opened her boutique Vrilla at the end of last year. Although it is an online shop, she held a pop-up event in Neil’s Coffee and Ice Cream on Dec. 18, 2021.

A passion for fashion

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor January 27, 2022

Vrilla Boutique is the love child of WSU alumna Ashley Vailea’s passion for the fashion industry, and lifelong dream of owning her own business.  Vailea said she’s always loved sharing what...

Xyanthe Neider earned her doctorate from WSU in 2009 and then went on to teach at the school for nearly 10 years. She now serves as the director for teaching and learning at Whatcom Community College.

MLK Program to host anti-racism trainings

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2022

The WSU MLK Program will be hosting a virtual anti-racism workshop at 11 a.m. on Friday, the first in a three-part series. The workshop will be led by anti-racist consultant Xyanthe Neider, who...

Owner Crystal Gayles (left) shows participants how to use the Kangaroo bounce shoes as they warm up for their bounce fitness class on January 22, 2022,  at SBS Fitness Studio and Juice Bar.

Bounce into a ‘juicy’ new workout

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 27, 2022

Crystal Gayles has always wanted to open up her own fitness studio. Gayles said her dream started 10 years ago, well before her daughter was born. But while juggling motherhood, business investments...

Phillip J. Roundtree was the featured speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Community Breakfast. Roundtree discussed his personal relationship with MLK as well as the importance of access to mental health care for communities of color.

‘Black Mental Health Matters’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer January 20, 2022

“Community is what helps sustain us, energetically, as we confront systems of oppression,” guest speaker Phillip J. Roundtree said.   On Saturday Jan. 15, the Latah County Human Rights Task Force...

Looking for a fun, creative activity to do without breaking the bank? Paint Nights are returning this month to the Endicott and Lacrosse Libraries.

Books and broad strokes

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2022

“Paint Nights” are returning to the Endicott and Lacrosse Libraries this weekend. The Lacrosse Library will host their painting event at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21,while the Endicott Library will...

Winners of the annual Palouse Writers Guild competition will receive giftcards to local bookstores or a cash prize.

Calling all writers

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 19, 2022

The Palouse Writers Guild is now accepting submissions for their third annual writing contest.  Writers of all ages have until Feb. 15 to submit their work for review in either the “first chapter”...

WSU Associate Professor Ken Faunce is presenting at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre on the history of the opioid epidemic.

WSU associate professor presents research on history of opioid epidemic

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 17, 2022

The Latah County Historical Society is hosting a series of presentations based on the Roots of Contemporary Issues class offered at WSU.  Dulce Kersting-Lark, Latah County Historical Society executive...

Sugar Babe Bakery owner Melanie Voorhees founded her business in 2019, providing allergy-friendly baked goods for the residents of Colfax.

Sugar Babe Bakery coming to Pullman

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer January 13, 2022

Sugar Babe Bakery will host its grand opening on Jan. 21 in the space next to the Audian Theatre on Main St.  Sugar Babe Bakery owner Melanie Voorhees said she is enthusiastic about contributing...

Common Language Brewing Company is currently under construction and will open in downtown Spokane on February 14, 2022.

Beer is “Common Language”

ANNIE HAGER January 13, 2022

The Common Language Brewing Company started as a conversation between two friends trying to find a way to give back to the community. The brewery is opening in downtown Spokane this spring, with...

Brian and Ashley MacMillan met in the early 2000s at WSU. They now live in Oregon and have two little Cougs in the family.

From the stage to the altar

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter December 9, 2021

For alumni Brian and Ashley MacMillan, the theater program at WSU was not only a huge part of their college career, but also where their relationship started.  Ashley said she met Brian when she...

The 63rd annual Pancake Breakfast and Music Fest is the perfect way to support your community while enjoying a meal.

Kick off the holidays Kiwanis style

Mikayla Finnerty, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2021

The Kiwanis Club of Pullman will host its 63rd annual Pancake Breakfast and Music Fest on Dec.4 at the Gladish Community and Cultural Center. The festival to kick off the season's festivities will run...

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