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Schools normally hold competitions to raise money. Due to COVID-19 there were no competitions, and the libraries are relying more on donations this year.

Whitman County Library District kicks off National Library Week with penny drive

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2021

The Whitman County Rural Library System is holding a penny drive as part of National Library Week. National Library Week is April 4-10, but the Whitman County Library will run their fundraiser through...

New kinesiology program director wants to inspire undergraduates to pursue research

New kinesiology program director wants to inspire undergraduates to pursue research

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2021

Robert Catena wants to improve upon the current kinesiology program at WSU by applying the university for a doctorate-level program. Catena, director of the kinesiology graduate program, was hired at...

Visitors have reported hearing ghosts. Guests say they see them in windows.

Perkins House undergoes restoration

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2021

The Perkins House in Colfax was built in the 1870s, making it the oldest building in Whitman County. Today, the house operates as a museum and is undergoing a restoration to its foundation. Whitman...

WSU has placed in the competition over the last several years. This is a testament to the strength of the program.

WSU Construction Management team takes first in national competition

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2021

The WSU construction management student team brought home the first place trophy in the Associated Schools of Construction competition in February.  The ASC competition is the largest construction...

We have to ‘dust ourselves off’ and get back in the game

We have to ‘dust ourselves off’ and get back in the game

ANNIE HAGER, Reporter April 1, 2021

Former WSU football player Richard Sheron decided to close the door on football and open his own practice in dentistry. On a scholarship for WSU in 1963, Sheron said he played football for four years...

Financial officer Jeremey Johnson wants to create a welcoming environment and is interested in partnering with students.

Pullman brewhouse to promote inclusivity

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2021

Speaking Bird Brewhouse will open this fall in downtown Pullman with the mission of collaboration and inclusion within the community. Co-owner and co-founder Sean Owens is currently attending the UC...

Roots editor Jenae Laxson became a couch potato with the body composition to match during quarantine.

Leditor: Gym is therapeutic, worthwhile commitment

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor March 30, 2021

There are many reasons why people go to the gym. You are likely to hear a plethora of answers if you were to ask different people, but for me, it is one big, sweaty therapy session.  When the COVID-19...

Wadsworth plans to keep his farm small to promote efficiency and the health of the grasslands.

Sunshine Creek Farm owner prioritizes land, his animals

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor March 30, 2021

Farmer Michael Wadsworth and his family have lived on Sunshine Creek Farm for the past 10 years and raised grass-fed cattle for personal use until 2019.  When Wadsworth first got started, he wanted...

Prenguber cannot think of a better song for WSU and he hopes

A song to inspire future WSU generations

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen Roots editor March 18, 2021

The Andy Grammer Song, "Back Home" has become synonomous with the WSU community. It has been played at football games at the end of the first quarter since 2015.  Anyone who has attended a football...

Katelyn Babbitt says the most exciting thing about having an Etsy shop is the customers enjoying the products.

WSU alumna opens Etsy shop to fill time during lockdown

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter March 11, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, people were left with extra time on their hands to pick up old hobbies. Katelyn Babbitt, owner of MadeByKBab Etsy shop, took on making tie-dye shirts for herself and...

The couple dated for six months before they got engaged. They have a son who is a WSU freshman this year.

WSU couple’s favorite spot on campus was library basement

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter March 9, 2021

As we start heading into the months of warmer weather, one couple talks about their days when the weather was about to turn colder.  WSU alumni Emmylou and Aaron Newell met at a friend’s apartment...

When the shop first opened there were not many stores downtown.

Pullman hidden gem features designer gowns, unique items

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter March 9, 2021

Everyone has clothes they haven't worn for months just sitting around in their house, collecting dust. Lily Bee’s is a consignment store that buys any item of clothing so the clutter at home can be cleared.  Lily...

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