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Buckle down Cougs: smoky conditions to continue

Buckle down Cougs: smoky conditions to continue

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen news editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under News, Safety, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The National Weather Service issued an air quality warning for regions including Pullman and the surrounding area. Smoke in Pullman is expected to linger until at least Thursday, with some relief possible over the weekend when temperatures cool and precipitation is more likely. Right now, “there’s...

Arranging natural beauty on Palouse

Arranging natural beauty on Palouse

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen life editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Life, Showcase

The coordinators at University of Idaho Extension, Moscow Food Co-op and Backyard Harvest want to expose more Moscow-Pullman residents to the beauty of the landscape around them. While support for food farmers is clearly high, Iris Mayes, UI Extension Idaho small farms and local food educator, said...

Minshew shines in second scrimmage

Minshew shines in second scrimmage

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

In the second scrimmage of WSU football’s fall camp, we learned perhaps what we already knew: graduate transfer Gardner Minshew II is separating himself as the Cougars starting quarterback. His stats wouldn’t suggest he distanced himself as the starter, but the command he showed with the first...

Distinguished community members receive awards

Distinguished community members receive awards

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

August 20, 2018


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

Since 2003, individuals who have served the Pullman community through promoting goodwill have been honored with a plaque inscribed with their name on the sidewalk around downtown Pullman. Members of the Pullman community gathered around Sam Dial Jewelers on Aug. 18 to honor the 2018 Walk of Fame inductees...

Cougs clinch it in overtime

Cougs clinch it in overtime

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top-feature, Womens

No. 21 WSU soccer (2-0) was nearly held at home by the visiting Grand Canyon University in a tight match, but was finally able to break through in the opening minutes of overtime to win the game 1-0. The Cougs dominated the encounter but were frustrated by a resolute GCU defense throughout regulation...

Politicians parade in Pullman

Politicians parade in Pullman

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 18, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The annual National Lentil Festival in Pullman brought out many current and aspiring government officials and their adherents to meet and speak with members of the community. Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell, congressional candidate Lisa Brown and their supporters walked together during the festival's...

Soccer storms past Redhawks

Soccer storms past Redhawks

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 21 WSU soccer won its first game of the season by defeating Seattle University 3-1 on Friday night in Pullman. The Cougs bolstered their home opener record with the victory, bringing their mark to 23-5-2 in home openers all-time. WSU Head Coach Todd Shulenberger said he wanted to start the...

IFC aims to increase inclusivity, drops GPA requirement

IFC aims to increase inclusivity, drops GPA requirement

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 17, 2018


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

WSU students registering to join a fraternity can no longer be turned away because of their grades. The Interfraternity Council (IFC), used to require all students registering for recruitment to have a 2.9 or a higher Grade Point Average (GPA), now only recommends it in order to “optimize opportunity”...

Some freshman living in triples, RAs sharing rooms

Some freshman living in triples, RAs sharing rooms

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen assistant news editor

August 17, 2018


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

Housing and Residence Life has had to remedy an overflow of housing applications by creating more space in residence halls. Once Housing and Residence Life got word the incoming freshman class would be bigger than anticipated, they came up with a plan to make sure they had enough housing space, Edw...

Soccer kicks off season against Redhawks

Soccer kicks off season against Redhawks

RYAN MOSHER and DANI PARAMO

August 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 21 WSU soccer will start their season this weekend when they face Seattle University and Grand Canyon University in Pullman. It starts Friday with a night game against the Redhawks. Then the Cougs will rest up Saturday before they battle GCU on Sunday. Speaking about the first match against Seattle,...

Rico’s Pub encourages involvement in events

Rico’s Pub encourages involvement in events

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

Between live music, local history and popular dining, Pullman’s oldest bar and grill presents a different activity for every day of the week. A wide range of people favor Rico’s Pub, from professors to graduate students at WSU. Located downtown, with its historic location and tasteful decor, Rico’s...

Dimestore Prophets offer variety of genres

Dimestore Prophets offer variety of genres

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Showcase

What do you get when two musicians invite a complete stranger to a home studio for a recording session? For Ray, John and Eric, you get an instant friendship, and Moses Lake got the Dimestore Prophets. Vocalist, writer and guitarist Ray Glover said he and drummer John Wilson were trying to start...

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