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No. 5 Ducks come to Pullman

No. 5 Ducks come to Pullman

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball returns home to face two ranked opponents after losing to a pair of conference foes in the Bay Area this past weekend. The Cougars (7-11, 2-5) will face No. 5 Oregon on Friday and then battle No.9 Oregon State on Sunday. WSU met these two teams a few weeks ago. The Cougars...

Motuga turns unintended destination into home

Motuga turns unintended destination into home

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Features, Showcase, Sports, Women's

Freshman forward Ula Motuga had a different route to becoming a Cougar than most of her teammates. From Logan, Australia, Motuga had a long distance to travel to come to WSU. However, Pullman wasn’t the intended destination when Motuga first started thinking about playing college basketball. Head...

“A Simple Favor” receives favorable feedback

“A Simple Favor” receives favorable feedback

TRINITY PIERCE, Evergreen columnist

January 24, 2019


Filed under Mint, Movies, Showcase

Have you ever wondered what “Gone Girl” would have been if it had comedy? Lucky for you, you don’t need to, because the producers of “A Simple Favor” did it for you. Even more surprisingly, it’s actually not that bad. This last weekend, I decided to go with a friend to see “A Simple...

Cougar tennis faces SMU on road Saturday

Cougar tennis faces SMU on road Saturday

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

Far away from snowy Pullman and following the recent victorious trip to the cold climate of Missoula, Montana, the WSU tennis team will travel to a much warmer climate. For the weekend, the Cougars travel to Stanford, California, to serve their next group of opponents in hopes to qualify for this...

FAFSA’s system fails financially independent students

FAFSA’s system fails financially independent students

DEYANIRA TOVAR, Evergreen columnist

January 24, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid has been available now since Oct. 1 and it’s a stressful process for any student waiting for a response on their financial aid package. This system uses a value called your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) to measure, in part, how much financial aid...

Cougars compete in two meets over weekend

Cougars compete in two meets over weekend

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Showcase, Sports, Women's

After a record-breaking performance at home, WSU track and field prepares for their weekend road meets in Seattle, Washington, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. At the WSU Indoor, many athletes finished in the top 10. Junior Emmanuel Wells Jr. set a new school record in the 60-meter dash at 6.69 seconds...

Satire: Mara’s declassified survival guide

Satire: Mara’s declassified survival guide

MARA JOHNSON, Evergreen columnist

January 24, 2019


Filed under Mint, Satire, Showcase

No two people are the same, but some people can be grouped into similar bunches, like grapes or bananas. Hi, I’m Mara, and I’m here to help you figure out all the professors you may encounter along your college journey. The first thing to consider when meeting a new professor is the subject...

Letter from the Mint editor: Never look at creepy dolls

Letter from the Mint editor: Never look at creepy dolls

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen mint editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Letters From the Editor, Mint, Showcase

Last semester, Mint frequently featured letters from the editor, or “lettidors,” written by former Mint section editor Lauren Ellenbecker. Fortunately, I ran into Lauren the other day and was able to ask for advice about crafting the perfect letter for readers. She revealed she sometimes got goo...

Library honors fight song 100-year anniversary

Library honors fight song 100-year anniversary

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A new exhibit at the Holland/Terrell Libraries showcases the origins of the WSU fight song. Phyllis Sayles and Zella Melcher, who were both music majors at Washington State College, wrote the fight song to bring more spirit to campus after ­World War I. “There were lots of letters in the Evergreen decrying the lack of spirit amongst the student body,” University Archivist Mark O’English said. “They got togeth...

Moscow lays plans for food forest in 2020

Moscow lays plans for food forest in 2020

RYAN LUNDBERG, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

Paz Ochoa, a landscape architect with Bernardo Wills Architects, discussed the construction of an edible forest during a public workshop in Moscow’s Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Ochoa gave a presentation to the public on the current draft, beginning with explaining what...

Support stricter gun control in Washington

Support stricter gun control in Washington

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen Columnist

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

I want to take your guns away. No, not the pistol used to defend your home, or the rifle you hunt with, but some simply should not be in civilian hands. The second amendment protects the right to keep and bear arms. But it doesn’t specify which arms are legal to keep. We already have gun control...

Robot helps those with memory impairment

Robot helps those with memory impairment

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s engineering, psychology and computer science departments worked together to develop a robot to help older adults with memory impairment. The robot, also called Robot Activity Support (RAS), is meant to help older adults do daily activities like taking medication, said Bryan Minor, associate...

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