The Daily Evergreen

Cougar band lays down the game beat

Cori Uddenberg Evergreen Music reporter

November 22, 2013

Cougar Marching Band member Eric Power said he knows first hand how infectious school spirit is.“(My family and I) had season tickets growing up, and we went to most of the home games," Power, the senior trombone section leader for the band, said. "It was fun watching the marching band, and I grew t...

Alumnus follows his dream

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen reporter

November 21, 2013

By Hannah Ray LambertEvergreen reporterWhen Daniel Taibleson started his own company, he learned almost everything the hard way.In May of 2012, the WSU graduate launched Only the Beat, an online community that provides electronic dance music news and, occasionally, free downloads.Taibleson said he has ...

Pilot’s book flying to shelves

Scott Olsen, author of

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

November 7, 2013

Flying high above the Northern Prairie, professor, author and editor Scott Olsen found a new outlook on life. Olsen depicts this refreshed perspective in his newest book, "Prairie Sky: A Pilot’s Reflections on Flying and the Grace of Altitude." “You get a thousand feet off the ground and the whole w...

Journal reaches out to all talent, not just to a select group

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 24, 2013

The creativity of WSU students is reflected through the pages of the university’s sole literary and arts journal, LandEscapes.“All artists have a kind of raw energy waiting to express what they’re passionate about, and having this journal rewards students for having that energy,” said Kathe...

Rethink where to get ink

Tattoo artist Chris Peltier, carefully inks WSU student Alivia DeGagne at Blood Diamond Ink, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.

Abby Student Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2013

 With blood-red walls, graphic images and needles galore, this October brings more than just haunted houses for Halloween.Owner Chris Peltier of Pullman’s newest tattoo parlor, Blood Diamond Ink, has been tattooing for nearly ten years. He said by the end of the month his team will be complete with two...

Community connections drive art pieces

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen Fine Arts reporter

October 22, 2013

Fine arts students were challenged by their professor to get out of the art department with their latest project.Students in Fine Arts 103, a 3-D design course, created art installations in non-traditional art spaces throughout Pullman.David Herbold, the instructor of the course, said students could c...

WSU alumnus gets a debut gallery feature

A sample of Dan Kiessling’s paintings. 

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen Fine Arts reporter

October 17, 2013

Cougar graduate, traveler and artist Dan Kiessling will have his debut art featured at The Bank Left Gallery. Kiessling, a Pullman native, spent his twenties roving the western part of the country before graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts. He said he had always intended to return to school a...

Changing History

Professor Frank Hill speaks to his teaching assistant in his office, Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 15, 2013

 Adorned with baseball memorabilia, old World War II hats and books stacked to the ceiling, office of history professor Frank Hill is a blast from the past.For more than 26 years, Hill has walked from his home behind Martin Stadium, Monday through Friday, to the WSU campus to perform for his students what...

Ferdinand’s opens doors to dads

Lance Lijewski Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2013

It’s an hour before the weekend’s big game. The weather is cold. Students and their dads are looking for someplace warm, something to do and, more than likely, anything to eat.On-campus provider of cheese and ice cream, Ferdinand’s Ice Creamery, is generally open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday ...

Local grocery owner lives the dream

By Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 8, 2013

Stocking her grocery store shelves with dried fungus and shredded squid, Tak Siegworth lives out her American dream in Pullman.With humble beginnings growing up in the rural town of Udon Thani, Thailand, Siegworth has overcome a life of hardship to get where she is today. She is the owner of Palouse...

Addressing abused women

Sam Munson, graduate assistant for V-Day club, speaks to members at the Center for Health Promotion, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.

Catherine Kruse Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2013

The WSU campus provides an environment for those affected by any form of abuse; V-Day, a club branching from the WSU Health and Wellness Center, helps this environment by campaigning to end the violence.“We get the word out to raise awareness of violence towards women,” club officer Diana Chun said, ...

WSU students name baby giraffe

Alex Madison Evergreen Community reporter

October 3, 2013

By Alex MadisonEvergreen Community reporterAt 8 feet tall, atop four gangly legs, sits the brown-eyed, face of Misawa (me-SAW-wah), the newest baby giraffe at the Seattle Woodland Park Zoo.Born Aug. 6, Misawa got his name from the students of the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. The privilege of nam...

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