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WSU student fights poverty with social media

Despite COVID-19 being on the forefront of concerns, WSU senior Nathalie Aps wanted to raise awareness about ongoing issues like global poverty.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2020

She needed an internship. Nathalie Aps was just starting her search to find a nonprofit in need of help when she stumbled upon The Borgen Project. Aps, senior advertising and criminal justice and criminology double major with a minor in French, is now an advocate intern for the project. Since t...

Nonprofit expands reach to Nez Perce elders

The nonprofit organization, Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment, launched a public service announcement to encourage residents on the Palouse and Nez Perce county to wear a mask when leaving the house.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

October 26, 2020

Morgan Chaffee, Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment board member, spends her time collecting and distributing essential supplies to the elderly communities who need it the most during COVID-19. As the pandemic continues to roar on, board member Julian Matthews and Chaffee realized the elders of the...

When math, poetry intersect

James Owusu Asare attended WSU to study math, but he also continued to write poetry. His collection of poems now exceeds 300.

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2020

Seven-year-old James Owusu Asare sat in his family's home writing lines of poetry — a hobby he has continued to work on. Asare’s father was an English teacher and taught him to read at a very young age, he said. Asare was born and raised in Accra, Ghana. He said Ghanaian culture is family-orientate...

WSU student pursues competitive bodybuilding

Nadya Islas spends about four hours a day in the gym in addition to at-home workouts. She won first place in a national competition after training with her bodybuilding trainer for two years.

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2020

After saving up enough money for a gym membership, WSU student Nadya Islas started training and treating it like her part-time job. Two years later, she won the National Physique Committee Teen Collegiate Masters National show in Orlando, Florida. “I never did sports as a kid,” Islas said. “My parent...

Multicultural mentor gives back to program

Asiamay Diaz, a first-generation college student, became a mentor for the Native American Student Center after her mentor impacted her WSU experience.

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2020

As a child of a military family, moving from base to base around the U.S. was the 'norm' for Asiamay Diaz. She chose to attend WSU to be close to her family, who now lives in Spokane. Diaz is a senior at WSU and a member of the Multicultural Student Mentoring Program. Her father is from El Salva...

Creating community for people with disabilities

WSU senior Mikayla Beckley is vice president of the Disabled Students and Allies Club.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

It all started with a recruitment email from the WSU Access Center looking for students with leadership qualities. Mikayla Beckley responded, and now is the vice president of the Disabled Students and Allies Club. The group focuses on creating an inclusive community for students with disabilities. ...

One Moscow local’s legacy continues

The Berman Creekside Park was the first property easement that the Palouse Land Trust worked on with the help of long-time resident Katrina Berman. She has since passed away, but the residents of Moscow can continue to enjoy the park.

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

Katrina Berman gave Moscow one of the greatest gifts she could — her land. Berman worked with the Palouse Land Trust to establish the Berman Creekside Park in 1996, said PLT executive director Lovina Englund. She wanted to create a park and leave a legacy for her late husband, herself and her daught...

A journey to find home again

The Whitman County Humane Society is treating seven cats for minor burns. The nonprofit received several donations from the community.

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

The Malden fire more than a month ago left several families stranded. However, humans are not the only ones in need of a new home. Eight cats were taken into the Whitman County Humane Society a week after the fire with burns. Seven of the cats have been recovering well, but unfortunately, one cat face...

‘SACNAS embraces the full person’

The WSU chapter of SACNAS formed in 2016 as a way for McNair Scholars to connect. Now, the group is open to all people of color interested in STEM.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2020

WSU senior Diana Baldovinos found a family of people who share similar goals and passions within the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. SACNAS is an organization that aims to create a community for students of color in the STEM field.  “We all fa...

Local farmers market ranks nationally

Both Marcie and Jim Taylor, vendors at the Moscow Farmers Market, witnessed the market win several awards since they started selling more than 30 years ago.

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen photo

October 12, 2020

The Moscow Farmers Market is known for its extensive list of vendors, ranging from local cheeses, pastries, bright floral arrangements and more. This year, the market ranked 11th in being the best farmers market nationwide. Amanda Argona, Moscow community events manager, said the community showed...

‘If you want something, make it happen’

Marcia Steele Hoover gives back to WSU by mentoring current students in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2020

This article has been updated to correct Marcia Steele Hoover's name. Marcia Steele Hoover gained the experience to climb her way to a leadership position for Nike during her time at WSU. “This 360-degree view of business is a differentiator and is what allowed me to land a career at Nike," ...

Cable 8 goes virtual this semester

Cable 8 Productions president Ariel Iacobazzi said the organization began in 1986 as a place for students to produce, direct and act in shows that would run on the local television station.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2020

Virtually shooting and creating TV shows and YouTube videos may seem close to an impossible task. However, Cable 8 Productions is still moving forward this fall.  Cable 8 Productions is the student-run television station at WSU and has been around since 1986. Cable 8 creates a variety of shows tha...

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