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WSU Museum of Art showcases faculty artist retrospective

Bramble 2011

BY HANNAH LAMBERT | Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2014

One of ceramicist Ann Christenson’s T-shirts proudly depicts a child breaking a pot with a baseball bat and the words “I hate ceramics.”“I’m always having problems (with my work),” Christenson said. She added, “We love it, but we hate it. It’s such a tough master.”Christenson began...

RTOP presents final performances for “The Music Man”

RTOP presents final performances for

BY CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen theatre reporter

August 22, 2014

A swindler and a local librarian aren’t exactly a picture-perfect couple, but try telling that to Marian and Harold from “The Music Man.” Portrayed by real-life couple Bethany and Paul Hanes, these unlikely lovers portray both the deep and comedic sides of a love story.Upbeat music from River ...

Lentils go loose on the Palouse

BY SHELTYN ROSE| Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2014

Since 6 a.m. today, the lead chef of WSU Dining Services, Brian Guthmiller, has been creating more than 320 gallons of not-so-secret ingredient chili in honor of the National Lentil Festival.In addition to the lentils, various vegetables, spices and seasonings, the recipe also calls for a twist: Mexica...

WSU gamers smash for fun, competition pays

ANDREW BRADDOCK | Evergreen reporter

July 23, 2014

It’s dark in the room where 13 projection TVs sit flickering on plastic folding tables. Newer flat-screen models lie dormant along the walls so as not to distract from the cartoon combat that has attracted a crowd from across Washington and Idaho.Among those 60-odd gaming enthusiasts are four members o...

Family, teammates reflect on WSU alumna Kathleen Higgins

BRIDGET OSBORNE | Evergreen reporter

May 14, 2014

Whether she was building a church in West Africa or assisting handicapped adults in Grant County, WSU alumna Kathleen Higgins lent a helping hand as both a teammate and a friend.Higgins, 24, died May 5 in Boise, Idaho. She graduated in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in wom...

Destined to lead the Cougar Marching Band

Don Hower reviews a marching band formation.

Hannah Ray Lambert Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2013

“It was always music,” Donald Hower said. Director of Athletic Bands Hower said he knew he wanted to enter music from the start.“I didn’t have that problem like some students have where they’re not sure what they want to do with their lives," he said.Despite knowing this, Hower said he never susp...

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...

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...

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...

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