The Daily Evergreen

The heart grows fonder

The heart grows fonder

GABRIELLA RAMOS | Evergreen managing editor

April 7, 2017

Mama Peg,Thank you for always being on my team. No matter what conflict arises, you are always there to step up to bat for me. While part of this could be due to the thrill of pissing people off, it’s nice to know that someone always has my back. We are both a little crazy, so it’s a blessing to hav...

Quilting: not just for ‘little old ladies’

Quilting: not just for ‘little old ladies’

CHLOE GRUNDEMEIER | Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2017

Quilting is commonly thought of as something Grandma does to keep her feet warm on those cold winter nights. The craft is almost always considered as a way to pass the time after retiring. Palouse Patchers, a quilting group based in Moscow, has aimed to show how artful of a skill quilting is ...

A real-life angel

A real-life angel

CODY COTTIER | Evergreen editor-in-chief

April 7, 2017

I challenge you to find someone who doesn’t love my mom. Don’t worry, I’ll wait.She is the kindest, most generous and overall best person I know. Over the years I’ve been suspicious that some of my best friends like her more than they like me. One of them regularly admits it.But that’s okay....

AMDT students ‘Elevate’ to the next level

CHLOE GRUNDEMEIER | Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2017

Many different emotions come along with the experience of graduation. That feeling of accomplishment, of being on top of the world and feeling like the sky is the limit, will be captured throughstudent-designed clothing tonight.The Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles (AMDT) Mom’s Weekend F...

So many jokes shared

So many jokes shared

ERIN MULLEN | Evergreen web managing editor

April 7, 2017

When I was a little girl, I could have easily won the award for “most headstrong and passive-aggressive child ever.” My mom was often the one who would have to try to bend my iron will, and on many occasions, she fell victim to my fiery rage.One time, she threw out a stale Nutella sandwich I had m...

WSU third baseman stays grounded through family

TYLER SHUEY | Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2017

Coming from a family of multi-sport athletes, junior third baseman Shane Matheny was never pressured into playing just one game, giving him the opportunity to choose his own athletic path.“[My parents] just let me be what I wanted to be,” Shane said. “My dad is a big golfer, and he golfs right...

My greatest confidant

MADELINE BRAUN | Mint reporter

April 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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 7, 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...

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Moms Weekend 2017