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Shelter stays afloat after funding loss

Shelter stays afloat after funding loss

JONATHAN VILLANUEVA, Evergreen reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

One of the few transitional housing facilities in Moscow, Sojourner’s Alliance, remains operational despite losing their federal funding and temporarily closing last year. Executive director of the shelter, Steve Bonnar, said one of the major populations that they have seen over the years are recovering...

Modernizing traditional cooking

Modernizing traditional cooking

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

The WSU Native Center hosted a traditional foods workshop where students and other members of the community met to sample and learn about locally-sourced Native foods. Emma Noyes, the Native outreach coordinator for the health sciences campus in Spokane, presented information on identifying, harvesting...

WSU student ‘lived life fully’

WSU student ‘lived life fully’

KATIE SHADLER, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The sun was setting over the Lewis Alumni Centre in a bright orange and pink glow as family, friends and dogs gathered to honor the life of WSU student Shannon Prendergast. A slideshow flashed pictures of Shannon throughout her life, from swimming to playing with puppies to hanging with friends and...

New baking club attracts many

New baking club attracts many

MARCO MCCRAY, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Involvement, Life, Showcase

This fall semester, Butch’s Baking Club was established on campus, and is centered on socializing with peers and making baked goods. The club meets at 6 p.m. every first and third Thursday of each month in the Northside Residence Hall lobby kitchen. The idea for the club was conceptualized during...

‘The houses serve a different purpose’

‘The houses serve a different purpose’

GABRIELLA RAMOS, Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The original wood flooring of the Talmadge Anderson Heritage House creaks as Maria de Jesus Dixon enters the living room Tuesday afternoon. Dixon’s office, like many others in the Office of Equity and Diversity, is housed in the historic structure situated in the heart of Greek Row. Dixon manages...

No. 16 WSU upsets No. 5 USC

No. 16 WSU upsets No. 5 USC

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

No. 16 WSU (5-0, 2-0) pulled off the upset victory over No. 5 University of Southern California (4-1, 2-1) in front of a sellout crowd at Martin Stadium on Friday night. The 30-27 victory marks the Cougars’ first regular season defeat of a top-five team in 25 years. The 33,773 fans at the game screamed...

History on display at Spot Shop

History on display at Spot Shop

MARIAH INMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

Spot Shop owners Mike and Debbie Brindamour have enjoyed owning and operating their business for 38 years in Pullman because of the loyal and caring community. “We’ve had customers in this town for years,” Debbie said. “As long as we’ve been here.” Mike said they decided to buy the...

Wicks aspires to turn dreams into reality

Wicks aspires to turn dreams into reality

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

Redshirt senior running back Gerard Wicks hopes to eventually play for a franchise in the NFL, not unheard of from athletes in college football.  But air-raid offensive schemes can undoubtedly hinder the production of backs like Wicks who hope to be drafted. Head Coach Mike Leach is well...

Animal and plant research makes way for airport expansion

Animal and plant research makes way for airport expansion

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A group of bighorn sheep stare out of their enclosures through chain-link fencing at the WSU animal research facilities on Terre View Drive, on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. At the facility, bighorns are hand-reared by scientists to ensure they are free of diseases that could affect the studies they...

Hockey club president committed despite shortcomings

Hockey club president committed despite shortcomings

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Club Sports, Features, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Dedication. A word that requires sacrifice. John “JD” Dunn IV knows this word quite well. He drives to Lewiston each Wednesday just to put on his hockey skates and play the game he loves. Dunn is not only a player, but reaps the responsibility of being president of the WSU hockey club. He...

Keys to success from Afroman

Keys to success from Afroman

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen columnist

September 28, 2017


Filed under Mint, Showcase

When I think back to my high school career, I can clearly remember watching “those kids,” the edgy teens who would skip class to smoke weed.  They always came to class late, reeking of cheap weed and Axe body spray, singing Afroman’s “Because I Got High” or “Crazy Rap.” Last Friday,...

ASWSU appoints three freshman delegates

ASWSU appoints three freshman delegates

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Nine arrived, but only three left with the title of ASWSU freshman delegate. The ASWSU Senate chose three new students to fill vacant positions for freshman class representatives. Each freshman stood at the lectern and made their case to the Senate. Many touched on leadership experiences from high...

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