The Daily Evergreen

My greatest confidant

MADELINE BRAUN | Mint reporter

April 6, 2017

Here is how incredible my mother is: Summer Braun let me leave the country, move to a foreign nation, live with a host family she would never meet, and navigate on my own for an entire year studying abroad at 16 years old.If I ever get to be a mother one day, there is no way in hell I will let my kid...

Clinique connects moms and their children

Clinique connects moms and their children

CHLOE GRUNDEMEIER | Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2017

The Clinique counter in The Bookie is offering free makeovers for Mom’s Weekend to help moms and their Cougs learn more about all the different aspects of makeup and skincare.Senior marketing major Rose Dang is a makeup artist at the Clinique counter for the Mom’s Weekend makeovers. She first got...

An inspiration to all

An inspiration to all

RYAN SIEFKES | Evergreen assistant sports editor

April 6, 2017

By putting others before herself, no one has been a bigger inspiration to me than my mother, Julie Siefkes.My mom, a librarian at Creekside Elementary School, has made it her mission to do what she can to better the community.Six years ago, my mom helped start the Angel Program at Issaquah High Schoo...

I’m proud of you, Mom

CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen life editor

April 6, 2017

You’re the crazy lady I tell stories about to my friends. You’re the constant planner and organizer who rarely stays with the same plan for more than a week. You stalked me when I traveled abroad and shared everything I did with everyone in the family. You ask me if I’ve done any job hunting (...

Brian Regan coming to WSU

MARIAH INMAN | Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2017

Brian Regan hopes to bring a chorus of laughter to the parents and students of WSU for a Mom’s Weekend comedy show.Beasley Coliseum Director Leo Udy explained that Regan was the number one pick for the event.“Brian Regan was available, actually we booked him nine months ago,” Udy said. “He...

Five places around town to get tipsy with mom

Five places around town to get tipsy with mom

DENNIS FARRELL | Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2017

For mothers and students with a craving for the fermented juice of vitis vinifera, there will be five wine-tasting events going on during Mom’s Weekend.WinefestThe first event, Winefest, is organized and put on by the Sigma Iota School of Hospitality Business Management Organization.Sigma Iota Presiden...

Missing your company

LUKE HOLLISTER | Evergreen photo editor

April 6, 2017

There were few moments in my life when I did not appreciate you.To say you have had the biggest influence on my life would be an understatement, and I am pretty sure you are the reason I have any manners.During my years in college, I have come to realize how much I miss your company.No, I don’t miss Sultan (sor...

Hawaii Club to host a lu’au for the moms

AILA IKUSE | Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2017

With pounding feet, good food and a unique cultural experience, Hawai’i Club puts on a lu’au for Mom’s Weekend every year. This year’s theme, Ku’u One Haunau, meaning “the sands of my birth,” is woven throughout the lu’au, especially in the song choices.Hawai’i Club is the primary orga...

Our rockstar

SARAH OLSEN | Evergreen news editor

April 6, 2017

You are a rockstar.I am left in awe when I realize what you had to deal with while raising my sisters and I. You single-handedly turned the three of us into who we are today, each a completely different person who required different methods of parenting.I was certainly susceptible to reverse psychology an...

Handcrafted original creations bring families together at fair

Handcrafted original creations bring families together at fair

LATISHA JENSEN | Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2017

A decades-old tradition brings college families and the Pullman community together this weekend in a venue with one-of-a-kind handcrafted creations at the nationally-recognized Arts and Crafts Fair held in Beasley Coliseum.When a crafty family couldn’t find a place that would allow them to sell their...

‘Snarky, kind of rude humor’

LATISHA JENSEN | Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2017

Rude Candle Co. is a new and locally-based company whose owners set no limits on where their business can take them. Their environmentally-friendly soy candles have undergone trial and error since they opened in January this year.Their candles have fun, descriptive labels showing the owners’ sarcas...

The support in my life

The support in my life

BRADY JOHNSON | Evergreen sports editor

April 6, 2017

Thank you for spending a portion of the past 20 years of your life to help provide me with the opportunity to study journalism at WSU and write for this publication.For every article I write, newspaper I edit, or social media post I craft, you're always my biggest fan. Regardless of my thoughts on t...

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Moms Weekend 2017