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Food truck owners to travel south

Food truck owners to travel south

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Lifestyle, Top-feature

Three years ago, Vanessa Ward decided to take a risk, quit her day job and invest in a food truck to serve her soul food. She said her husband Brian Ward’s passionate career in music inspired her from the time they started dating 25 years ago, but she didn’t dive into a satisfying career for herself...

Gashora Girls

Gashora Girls

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen Reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Top-feature

Eight years ago, a 15-year-old Linda Umwali first stepped foot in the Gashora Girls Academy in Kigali, Rwanda. Today, Umwali is one of four women attending WSU who hails from that same school. Since arriving at the university, the students from Rwanda have built a community of their own. In a little...

Orientation for Spanish speakers

Orientation for Spanish speakers

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Groups at WSU will hold the 12th annual La Bienvenida orientation this weekend on campus. The event is geared toward parents of first-generation students who are not knowledgeable about universities. The Office of Multicultural Student Services, Undocumented Initiatives, College Assistance Migrant...

WSU grad receives Society of American Military Engineers award

WSU grad receives Society of American Military Engineers award

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature

A 2019 WSU graduate and second lieutenant in the Air Force received a Society of American Military Engineers Award of Merit. Austin Corbin, a former Air Force ROTC cadet at WSU, is one of 16 recipients nationwide. “I’m proud I got the award especially knowing there’s a ton of bright engineers...

Working for you: meet the new Editor in Chief

Working for you: meet the new Editor in Chief

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen editor-in-chief

May 9, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top-feature

What kind of articles would make you pick up a newspaper? That question is simple, and yet there are countless and equally valid possibilities. Some readers are attracted to breaking news and crime reports, while others are more interested in features or finding out about what band will play over...

Spring fair will help fund planting plots for food bank

Spring fair will help fund planting plots for food bank

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The Pullman Community Gardens will host its annual spring fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Koppel Farms in Pullman. Barbara Merchant, chair of the mowing committee, said the event will have live music, a solo act and vendors. “The Pups and Cups will be selling their wonderful coffee a...

GIESORC holds gender affirming healthcare symposium

GIESORC holds gender affirming healthcare symposium

GABRIEL BRAVO, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center held its first Gender Affirming Healthcare Symposium on Monday. The six-hour-long event focused on mental health and medical needs for transgender and non-binary individuals, and had a panel of student speakers. The symp...

Inslee expected to sign marijuana misdemeanor forgiveness bill

Inslee expected to sign marijuana misdemeanor forgiveness bill

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Politics, Top-feature

Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign Senate Bill 5605, which would allow Washington citizens to apply to have marijuana-related misdemeanor convictions removed from their criminal record. “Doing marijuana is now legal and the fact that 68,000-plus convictions are on the record for things that a...

Bomb scare reports in Pullman and Moscow

Bomb scare reports in Pullman and Moscow

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Safety, Top-feature

Three possible bombs in the Pullman and Moscow area were reported to local police within the last two weeks. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said a pedestrian called police around 8 a.m. Sunday and reported seeing a suspicious device at City Playfield park. “There’s a series of three field...

‘No worries’ attitude, hard work helped senior graduate on time

‘No worries’ attitude, hard work helped senior graduate on time

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Commencement, Special Editions, Top-feature

After graduating from a high school that no longer exists, creative writing major Morgan Hostettler looks forward to having a diploma that will last. “Transience” seems to be a theme in Hostettler’s life. He’s changed places and majors enough times to make a grocery list of each. Born in the...

Senior uses past leadership positions to prepare for future

Senior uses past leadership positions to prepare for future

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Commencement, News, Special Editions, Top-feature

Rhea Gonzaga, senior political science major, has held several leadership positions throughout her career at WSU. She said she loves programming and providing opportunities for people to come together. Two years ago, Rhea said, she helped put on the Pacific Northwest Collegiate Leadership Conference,...

Business senior pursues teaching position in underserved area

Business senior pursues teaching position in underserved area

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Commencement, Special Editions, Top-feature

A Carson College of Business student awaits graduation at WSU so she can begin a new life in South Carolina. Hailey Modin, senior business entrepreneurship major, said she will move to Charlotte, North Carolina to work as a member for the Teach For America Corporation. Hailey said the corporation...

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