The Daily Evergreen

Fire department hosts first masquerade dance event

Tickets for the masquerade ball are $60, which includes dinner and the silent auction.

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

Grab your glass slippers, it’s time for a ball. Whitman County Fire District #12 is holding its first-ever masquerade ball Saturday at the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratory Event Center. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $60. Emergency Medical Services Chief Mirenda Stenbakken headed...

U of I hosted alternatives to Halloween parties

Patty Cady, owner of Puzzle IQ, discusses the goals of her company and how they help clients host escape room events, on Thursday at the Idaho Student Union Building in Moscow, ID.

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

University of Idaho students had another option for celebrating Halloween this year. Vandal Entertainment and Puzzle IQ company hosted “Escape the ISUB,” and provided a low-risk environment for students to solve puzzles on Halloween at the University of Idaho campus. This is the first year of “Escape...

5K helps attendees find their inner superhero

Everyone who participated in the Wonder Woman College Campus 5K run recieved a medal and could purchase other themed items Saturday morning at the Outdoor Recreation Center.

NICOLETTE GOODCHILD, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

Runners dressed as Wonder Woman gathered Saturday morning on the WSU campus for the Wonder Woman College 5K run. The event was open to WSU students, staff and members of the Pullman community. The run had music, a variety of Wonder Woman themed merchandise and Insomnia Cookies for attendees. “I’ve...

Students ‘Hack-A-House’ for affordable living

Graduate students Jake Monroe, Cole Coddington, Ezekiel Nelson and Gabriel Hernandez, celabrate after winnning the Hack-A-House competition on Friday evening at Carpenter Hall. They designed a way for farmers to build housing underneath their fields.

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

As more people struggle to find affordable housing, one group of students had an idea: they designed an underground housing model as a solution to the affordable housing crisis. The WSU branch of the program had around 25 teams, or about 90 students, competing for a grand prize of $2500 and a trip...

Polls for pet photo contest close Saturday

Head groomer Alix Shackelford discusses the salon's Halloween pet photo contest while giving a hair cut to TJ, a shih tzu Pomeranian, on Wednesday at Amber's Grooming Salon.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

Amber’s Grooming Salon is getting in the Halloween spirit this week with its 7th annual Halloween pet photo contest.   Participants have until Friday at 11 a.m. to submit their Halloween or fall-themed photos online. Each entry will then be posted on the Facebook event page, where people have unti...

Hack A House event to lower cost of living

“We are hoping students can help find solutions not only when they are professionals but also when they are in school,” Ryan Smith, WSU School of Design and Construction, said.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2019

Students have the chance to find real solutions for housing and even win some cash at the first WSU Hack A House competition this weekend. The event focuses on affordable housing in the Pacific Northwest. Ryan Smith, WSU School of Design and Construction director, said the Hack A House competition...

Club helps bring students together with food

Quesadilla club president Margaret Lipinsky discusses how she and her friends decided to start the club to help people make friends and find a less stressful environment on Tuesday afternoon at the CUB.

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

It was 10 freshmen, in the Olympia dorm lounge, with the … quesadilla? During the Week of Welcome festivities this year, this group of students got together for some food and games when founder and Quesadilla Club President Margaret Lipinsky and Secretary Walker Brooks got the idea to turn their friendly...

Fall Fest provides a space to de-stress

Katerin Gomez, host of Native American Student Mentoring Program, shares her excitement for the Fall Fest on Monday morning in the Lighty Cafe. “The Fall Festival is just a time where mentors and mentees come together after midterms, she said.

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

The Multicultural Student Mentorship Program is giving students a chance to unwind with their second annual Fall Fest. Event promoter Katerin Gomez is a mentor for the Native American Student Center. “The Fall Fest is just a time where mentors and mentees come together after midterms,” Gomez said. ...

Legal adults welcome at themed nights for Halloween

Rico’s Pub, Stubblefields and Etsi Bravo plan to host Halloween-themed events in the week leading up to Halloween.

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2019

Looking for a Halloween outing in the Pullman bar scene? Here are some local events and specials celebrating All Hallows’ Eve. Rico’s Pub on Main Street will host its own Halloween party, in which adults, kids and dogs are invited. Attendees must be over 21 years old after 8 p.m. The local ba...

Animals of the Night unite

Katherine Wishon, public relations officer of the Raptor Club, holds Kotori, the Western Screech Owl during the Animals of the Night event on Friday at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute Nature Center in Moscow.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2019

Families and community members donned costumes in the dark of Friday evening for Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute’s 12th annual Animals of the Night. The outreach event is put on to educate people about various nocturnal creatures, specifically ones native to Washington and Idaho.  Part...

Studio provides place for creativity, artistic experimentation with family members

Julia Branen, 16, captures the attention of many attendees with her beautiful paint work,. She claims that she draws in her free time but rarely plays with paint on Saturday morning, at the Moscow Wild at Art.

RACHEL KOCH, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2019

The occasional hairdryer whirred over wet paint as children and parents worked on painting canvases together Saturday afternoon at Wild at Art. The families were there for the business's Kids, Cocoa & Canvas event, hosted by co-owners Donald Stanziano and Joan Hofmann. The event was Halloween-...

Cougar History: library celebrates Butch’s birthday

University Archivist Mark O’English discusses how he highlights
the Mascot’s anniversary to reconnect people to Butch’s
origin on Friday morning at the Holland/Terrell Library.

CAROLYNN CLAREY, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2019

Since its founding in 1890, WSU has changed and evolved with each class. But perhaps one of the most notable and everlasting changes happened in 1919 when a cougar became the school’s official mascot. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Butch T. Cougar, University Archivist Mark O’English set ...

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