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Five places around town to get tipsy with mom

There are five wine tasting events taking place on or near campus this weekend, featuring local wines from the Palouse and Eastern Washington.

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...

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...

Hawaii Club to host a lu’au for the moms

AILA IKUSE | Evergreen reporter

April 7, 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...

Cougars take on offensive powerhouse No. 9 Arizona

Sophomore infielder Andres Alvarez throws a runner out against Cal State Northridge on March 25.

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2017

The WSU baseball team (14-12, 1-5) looks to bounce back against No. 9 Arizona (21-7, 5-4) this weekend after getting swept by the California Bears last week, a series in which the WSU pitching staff gave up 28 runs to a statistically poor Bears offense.“It was a disappointing weekend as a whole,” ...

Mom’s Weekend bucket list

WSU architecture student Bonnie James enjoys the sun at Kamiak Butte on Nov. 12.


April 7, 2017

Canoe and kayak tripWhat: Take a weekend canoe and kayak tour along the Snake River. This trip is rated level one and does not require experience. The tour cost includes the kayak rental, transportation and trip facilitators. Food and clothing are not provided. Register online at the Outdoor Recreati...

Eating your words

Berry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Scone, above, won last year’s award for “punniest” entry at the festival.

CATHERINE KRUSE | Evergreen life editor

April 7, 2017

Food and literature share a common power: the ability to play with nostalgia and pull forth memories. The Holland-Terrell Libraries will combine these two forces for their second annual Edible Book Festival. Similar events have been held internationally since 2000 as a celebration of literatur...

Things to do with Mr. Mom

NINA WILLIS | Evergreen columnist

April 7, 2017

Mom’s Weekend is a time to honor the first female role model in your life, the woman who influenced you the most. But what do you do if you don’t have one?Coming from a single-parent household, I anticipated that Mom’s Weekend would bring up some personal awkwardness as classmates ask, “Is your mom ...

Auction to benefit WSU birds of prey club

From staff reports

April 7, 2017

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, yea it’s a bird.The WSU Raptor Club is holding its Mom’s Weekend auction on Saturday to help raise money and awareness for the birds of prey the club looks after.Be on the look out for some ruffled feathers, because the birds will be out for the entire auction.Kimberl...

Clinique connects moms and their children

A member of the Clinique staff at The Bookie demonstrates a makeover on a patron. Clinique offers a mother-daughter makeover during Mom’s Weekend.

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...

Quilting: not just for ‘little old ladies’

WSU design students submitted their own quilts into this year’s Palouse Patchers Quilt Show.

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 ...

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...

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