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Residents step up to help at-risk community members

Residents step up to help at-risk community members

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2020

As developments with COVID-19 continue across the country, community organizations in Whitman County are stepping up to provide services for those in at-risk populations. Eric Fejeran, United Way of Whitman County director, said the United Way of Whitman County launched a COVID-19 Community Relie...

Organization teaches Nez Perce traditions, environmental activism

Organization teaches Nez Perce traditions, environmental activism

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2020

Since 2015 the nonprofit organization Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment has been dedicated to educating people on the environment, Nez Perce traditions and how to preserve for future generations. Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment works closely with the Nez Perce tribe but they do not work for them. Co-...

Student activist on dreaming big

Student activist on dreaming big

MADDY BEAN, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2020

Being able to find your authentic self is something most people strive for in college. For senior and activist Mariela Frias, she’s had a long time to discover who that is, through all the things she has been involved in at WSU. Frias, a comparative ethnic studies major, was born in Puerto Rico...

Fine Arts student adapts thesis for changing times

Fine Arts student adapts thesis for changing times

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2020

Ashley Quast, known as “Q,” said her art is a balance between whimsy and failed expectation — and her Master of Fine Arts thesis presentation is an example of just that.  Q, who will graduate in May with a Master of Fine Arts from WSU, has been studying here for two years. Since comple...

Folk artist to ‘lumber rock’ Moscow

Folk artist to ‘lumber rock’ Moscow

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

Norman Baker and the Backroads, a Seattle-based folk band, will bring their original music to Moscow on Friday night at John’s Alley. Norman Baker, a singer and songwriter, is no stranger to Moscow. He said he has played several shows at John’s Alley Tavern, but it has been a few years since...

STAGE keeps theater alive

February 10, 2020

Editor's Note:  On Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 The Daily Evergreen published an article about STAGE Student Theare. The director of public relations of STAGE emailed The Daily Evergreen to make us aware of mistakes made in the article. As an editorial staff we would like to apologize to the organization for the ...

Safe Rides provides nighttime transit under new hours

Safe Rides provides nighttime transit under new hours

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2020

Cougar Safe Rides, which offers free transportation for WSU students, faculty and staff, is starting the spring semester with new hours. Beginning this semester, rides are available Thursdays from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The hours of operation previously...

79 horses, 45 years, one man

79 horses, 45 years, one man

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2020

A one-eyed horse neighed in a wooden stall as Orphan Acres president Brent Glover stood on a ladder to change a lightbulb.  Miss Degree ("Miss D" for short) is one of 79 horses Glover takes care of with the help of volunteers at Orphan Acres, a nonprofit horse sanctuary. The smell of manur...

‘Like 5’4” and a complete badass’

‘Like 5’4” and a complete badass’

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2020

In the Physical Education Building, junior and black belt Andrea Barcenas teaches karate, boxing and other forms of self-defense. Barcenas practices Karatedo Doshinkan, which she said pulls the best aspects of other martial arts forms and incorporate it into one. While she also teaches judo, Kyokushin ...

Twirling her way to success

Twirling her way to success

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2020

This most recent football season, baton twirler Selah Johnson stood out in every halftime show. As the only baton twirler for the Cougar Marching Band, Johnson first picked up a baton around thirteen years ago as a child living in Port Angeles, she said. “I grew up in a small town and there wasn’t ...

Bibliophiles, food enthusiasts gather at book clubs

Bibliophiles, food enthusiasts gather at book clubs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2020

If you made it your New Year’s resolution to read more, you’ve come to the right place. Several local book clubs have made it their mission to meet regularly and discuss literature, whether it’s just for fun, about a specific topic or to serve a bigger purpose. Moscow Food Co-op For readers with a p...

Co-op Kids offers crafts, family bonding

Co-op Kids offers crafts, family bonding

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

January 21, 2020

Parents often struggle to keep their children occupied during the winter months, as outdoor time is limited. For parents seeking affordable activities to keep their children busy, the Moscow Food Co-op has a program to keep the community’s kids occupied. The Co-op Kids program meets every Tuesday t...

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