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Horticulture Club members can earn scholarships towards their tuition by participating in club activities.

Horticulture Club provides opportunities for work experience

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 16, 2021

WSU’s Horticulture Club was founded at the same time as the university in 1890 and has been a growing club since then.  The club meets once a week and gives students opportunities to get work experience...

Izzy Burns, pictured here, said her grandfather and mother would play music for her during her recovery period after surgery.

Moscow High School graduate’s music career takes off


A Moscow High School graduate from the class of 2021 was inspired to begin her music career after growing up with health problems.  Singer-songwriter Izzy Burns found her love for composing and...

Plant biologists Andrew McCubbin and Sian Ritchie, pictured here, moved to Pullman in 2001. They are both faculty in WSU’s School of Biological Sciences.

From Penn State to Pullman, plant biology is root for WSU professors

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 9, 2021

Plant biology was the factor that lured two WSU faculty members all the way from across the pond to Pullman, with a stop in between. Andrew McCubbin, associate professor in WSU's School of Biological...

Palouse Pathways includes a group of students called Palouse Pathway Scholars.

Palouse Pathways provides foundational plan for life after high school

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 2, 2021

Palouse Pathways is a non-profit organization established in 2013 that helps high school students prepare for life after graduation. The organization is based in Moscow, and everyone involved is a volunteer,...

Castaneda may not be pursuing a council seat at this time, but he still hopes to be involved in his community.

WSU graduate hopes to create new opportunities for hometown

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter May 26, 2021

WSU alumni Eduardo Castaneda cast his name into the running for council in Quincy, Washington, but withdrew from the race in the best interests of the town.  Castaneda said there are seven...

Lee gained the courage to pursue her passion after being diagnosed with cancer.

Intrigue owner brings unique vendors to region

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist May 26, 2021

Intrigue owner Carrie Lee fulfilled a lifelong dream of opening and operating her own store.   The store is located in Moscow, Idaho on Main Street and offers merchandise from around the world....

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Heim worked to bring in people from fields psychology majors often went into. This provides students with career paths they could take after graduation.

WSU adviser molds advising experience to students

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter May 19, 2021

Chioma Heim started working in the WSU Department of Psychology when she moved back to Pullman in 2016.  Heim, academic adviser and academic coordinator, was five years old when she moved to Pullman....

The company focuses on selling sustainable products and they only work with farmers who pay above market wage. They also sell the HuskeeCup and Kuppo.

Pullman locals found sustainable coffee company in Asia

ANNIE HAGER April 29, 2021

Urban Dwellers Coffee is a family-owned business that was founded in Asia in 2016. The roastery is based in Springfield, Missouri where half of the company is run from, said founder and owner Jacob...

Brown loves capturing couples that are in love because they look at each other like their worlds revolve around each other.

Photographer captures ‘tangible’ love

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2021

As spring commencement creeps closer, seniors have been out and about taking their graduation photos.  Liv Brown is a wife, mom and photographer based in Spokane, Washington.  Brown...

This couple bought a house in Pullman as an investment because they thought the hotels would be booked for WSU football games.

Couple buys house in Pullman to attend football games

ANNIE HAGER April 27, 2021

Living in a college town with contagious energy from students makes it hard to feel old.  WSU alumni David Schneider said Pullman is a paradise for 18- to 22-year-olds.  When he went to...

The team moved to a new barn during the pandemic and it was a good time to make the transition. It gave them easy access to the wheat fields.

Equestrianship teaches real-life skills and discipline

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor April 22, 2021

The WSU equestrian team successfully and safely competed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The equestrian team started back in the 1980s but “kind of faded away,” said Emma Spencer, member and fourth-year...

Fisher was part of same sorority as grandmother, attended an event called Royal Flush at Martin Stadium; Pietila retired on five acres in Whitman County

Western graduate keeps ties to Pullman, WSU

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2021

Whitman County creates a home-like community, with multiple generations of Cougs filing in and out throughout the years. Retired school administrator Jeff Pietila, is a part of a family full of Cougs.“My...

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