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Taking significance from culture during Halloween

Taking significance from culture during Halloween

TRINITY PIERCE, Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2018


Filed under Mint, Showcase

Halloween has evolved as a day when anyone can be anything, as opposed to the ritual Celtic festival it used to be. However, unlimited creativity can lead to controversial Halloween costumes that raise arguments every year. A recurring subject of discussion is the issue of Halloween costumes and cultural...

ASWSU discusses CUB voting center, budget, RDA

ASWSU discusses CUB voting center, budget, RDA

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase

At the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday night, senators and guest speakers discussed student voting, RDA issues and the ASWSU budget, and approved funding for two student events. Voting center for students ASWSU is sponsoring a voting center that will be held in the CUB over the next two weeks l...

Professor working to prevent animal illness

Professor working to prevent animal illness

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

A professor at WSU is working with universities, national agencies and non-profit organizations to study and find solutions on animal disease issues worldwide. “I’ve been working on this for about 15 years, spending my time looking into these diseases locally and internationally,” said Thomas...

Staying classy on a budget: Fettucine days

Staying classy on a budget: Fettucine days

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life, Showcase, Wellness

Real, fresh pasta is noticeably better than the dried stuff, and flattening out your dough with a rolling pin is very doable, it just takes a little more commitment and sweat. I made pasta by hand for months before finally getting a pasta machine. All you should do is use a little more egg whites and...

Greek houses promote unhealthy conformity

Greek houses promote unhealthy conformity

JULIANNA MAGEE, Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Greek houses are a blight on the safety, humanity and critical thinking skills of college students. It’s a system structured around arbitrary exclusion as well as in-group favoritism and has become a trope of the American college experience. “In the Greek system, some conformity pressures might...

Farmer etches ‘Go Cougs!’ into field

Farmer etches ‘Go Cougs!’ into field

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2018


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

A Pullman farmer and WSU alumnus plowed the phrase “Go Cougs!” on his family farmland for planes to see on Oct. 16. Brady Boone drove his tractor to write the phrase while his father and two of his friends helped him gauge the height and the spacing between each letter. Boone and his friends...

Professor presents history of North Korean denuclearization

Professor presents history of North Korean denuclearization

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Politics, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Yong-Chool Ha, Korea Foundation professor at University of Washington, spoke about the denuclearization of North Korea and the history of its nuclear program Tuesday afternoon in the Foley Speaker’s Room. “North Korea was isolated and comparatively [to South Korea] suffering,” he said. “They...

Is this the real Leach, is this just fantasy football?

Is this the real Leach, is this just fantasy football?

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Football Head Coach Mike Leach’s press conferences always have some interesting stories or ideas about certain topics. Monday’s press conference for Leach was no different, with the most interesting topics being about the Pac-12 North division and fantasy football. The Pac-12 Conference has a...

Roughing the passer rule hurts football

Roughing the passer rule hurts football

GRANT CIUBA, Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The NFL’s newly-implemented rule about roughing the passer makes it almost impossible for anyone to know what might constitute a penalty and it’s making football worse for the players as well as for the fans. While the new NFL rule provides additional language intended to protect quarterbacks,...

GPSA discusses university budget, stipends

GPSA discusses university budget, stipends

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Students discussed the university budget, new stipend proposals and possible changes to graduate students’ access at the Chinook Student Center and University Recreation Center at a Monday night meeting for the GPSA. WSU budget Joan King, newly-retired associate vice president and chief univer...

Athlete of the Week: James Williams

Athlete of the Week: James Williams

SHAWN O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The Evergreen Athlete of the Week is James Williams, who is having a breakout season. The redshirt junior running back leads the team in rushing yards, carries and touchdowns, and is second on the team in receptions. He is a true leader on the field, always finding a way to make an impact in the running...

Businesses raise over $2,000 for Cougar Health Fund

Businesses raise over $2,000 for Cougar Health Fund

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

'Two Weeks of Pullman' allowed businesses to donate a percentage of sales to support mental health, prevent sexual assault

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