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Sound installation Ambiente432 returns to WSU art museum

Sound installation Ambiente432 returns to WSU art museum

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2020

This week, an experimental motion-activated sound exhibit opened to the public again. In 2016, the museum commissioned a German-born artist who has received a MacArthur “Genius” award, an honorary doctorate in musical arts from the California Institute of the Arts and a Guggenheim Memorial Fe...

SEB shows movies as part of MLK Program

SEB shows movies as part of MLK Program

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2020

As part of the Martin Luther King Program, the WSU Student Entertainment Board will be showing three films from now through the end of January that display and represent Martin Luther King Jr.’s values. Devin Mendenhall, arts and programs coordinator for SEB, said the films were decided between ...

Study finds Instagram allows reserved individuals to express themselves

Study finds Instagram allows reserved individuals to express themselves

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2020

Instagram could provide young adults with more real-life relationships, according to one WSU study. Researchers in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication recently published an article which found that young adults who are more reserved in face-to-face communication are more likely to express...

Whitman County Unemployment: How living in different counties can affect state unemployment rate

Whitman County Unemployment: How living in different counties can affect state unemployment rate

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2020

About 4.1 percent of Whitman County residents are unemployed as of Dec. 27, according to the Employment Security Department’s monthly unemployment report. That amounts to 1,028 residents. Whitman County Commissioner Michael Largent said both unemployment and the jobs in the county tend to be stabl...

RealiTea one year later

RealiTea one year later

EURUS THACH, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2020

Walking into RealiTea, it’s common to see students gathered, hanging out or studying with friends. Candy Zhong, the general manager of RealiTea, said she wants her customers to enjoy their time and have a good memory of the restaurant.     When RealiTea first opened, managing stock was challenging, Zhon...

Cougars return to challenge No. 8 Oregon

Cougars return to challenge No. 8 Oregon

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 15, 2020

The men’s basketball team returns to the Palouse to take on No. 8 University of Oregon at 6 p.m. Thursday at Beasley Coliseum. WSU (10-7, 1-3) comes off two straight Pac-12 losses for the first time this season to the California Golden Bears and the Stanford Cardinal. Stanford’s victory posted...

Council approves town-gown memorandum

Council approves town-gown memorandum

BENJAMIN WHITE, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2020

The Pullman City Council heard from Tom Handy, Downtown Pullman Association president, who asked the council to vote to have the mayor sign a memorandum approving support for town-gown.  While this doesn’t specify an amount of funding, it does say the city will work with the other partners, wh...

Behind the Press: Meet your makers

Behind the Press: Meet your makers

EDITORIAL STAFF, Evergreen staff

January 15, 2020

Sydney Brown- Editor-in-Chief In August 2017, a freshman version of myself wandered into the dim basement of Murrow Hall, lured by the promise of free cookies at an open house. I had no intention of writing for the school newspaper. I'd been editor-in-chief of my high school paper and decided it w...

Pullman needs to address underemployment

Pullman needs to address underemployment

GUS WATERS, Evergreen columnist

January 15, 2020

With the continued fall of unemployment rates in the United States, now more than ever we must examine overlooked issues facing our economy, like underemployment. We need to expand studies into underemployment and continue the programs in Washington state that are combatting it. According to Merriam-Webster,...

OPINION: What we can expect from Rolovich

OPINION: What we can expect from Rolovich

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

January 15, 2020

With the recent hiring of former University of Hawaii head football coach, there are a lot of questions surrounding the WSU football team. There is uncertainty whenever a team hires a new coach, and the Cougars are no different. It is still possible to look ahead and try to figure out what to expect...

OPINION: Leach’s departure: good or bad for the program?

OPINION: Leach’s departure: good or bad for the program?

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

January 14, 2020

Mike Leach taking the job as the Mississippi State head coach was a big, unforeseen blow to the football team and entire university. Mike Leach gave WSU eight great years, including the best season in Cougar football history, and his presence will be missed in Pullman both on and off the field. While...

Guide: How to kick your new year’s resolutions in the butt

Guide: How to kick your new year’s resolutions in the butt

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2020

With the new year comes resolutions, and with resolutions come inevitable failure, disappointment and forgetting until next year. In fact, according to U.S. News and World Report, around 80 percent of people fail their new year’s resolution. Making grand goals to stick to for an entire year is impossible witho...

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