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Marketing student runs skateboard company

Marketing student runs skateboard company

VONNAI PHAIR, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

“Yew” is a word people use in action sports to express excitement and celebration when someone lands a trick. For Noah Moncrieff, a junior at WSU, this word is his business. He said it perfectly captures his passion for skateboarding, and it is the word he chose to name his very own skateboard...

Jim Gaffigan will entertain with situational humor

Jim Gaffigan will entertain with situational humor

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen mint editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Special Editions, Top-feature

Award-winning comedian Jim Gaffigan will perform Saturday at Beasley Coliseum as part of his “Quality Time” tour. This performance will be one of the largest events on campus during Mom’s Weekend, with an expected attendance of about 7,000 people. Gaffigan is known for situational humor that...

Plant science building to be finished next summer

Plant science building to be finished next summer

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Construction of the new plant science building, within the V. Lane Rawlins Research and Education Complex, is now expected to be constructed in May 2020 after a six-month delay and $7 million budget cut, said project manager Jason Baerlocher. The project was originally under a $66 million budget a...

Ferdinand’s showcases famous flavor in time for Mom’s Weekend

Ferdinand’s showcases famous flavor in time for Mom’s Weekend

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Special Editions, Top-feature

Ferdinand’s brought out its seasonal flavor, Lemon Chiffon, just in time for Mom’s Weekend. “We bring back Lemon Chiffon because moms love Lemon Chiffon,” Ferdinand’s Food Supervisor Eric Needham said. “It is a tradition now to have it out the Monday before Mom’s Weekend.” He said...

Dancers put on cabaret show for moms

Dancers put on cabaret show for moms

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Special Editions, Top-feature

The Aerial Dance Society will combat the stigma around pole dancing through strength, agility and artistic ability this weekend at its second annual Mom’s Weekend Cabaret Night. “There’s a lot of stigma behind pole — we have people call us names and people who ask us to show our breasts,”...

‘Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness’

‘Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, News, Sports, Top-feature

In just over a month, the 3 FOR 3 Burpee Challenge has raised about $10,000 for the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation. The campaign was started by a group of six WSU sport management students with the goal of raising mental health awareness and destigmatizing the illness. All people have to do is record...

Researchers study effects of alcohol concentration in wine

Researchers study effects of alcohol concentration in wine

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

Research done by scientists at WSU suggests that a wine's alcohol concentration may play a larger role than other properties of the wine in determining its taste, aroma and mouthfeel. Jim Harbertson, an associate professor of enology, said the study involved producing wines of different alcohol concentra...

Faculty recognize designer for originality

Faculty recognize designer for originality

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, Life, Top-feature

One fashion student used his family’s hardship as motivation to make an impact with his college career. Outstanding Junior Designer Sovann Robinson is pursuing three majors and pulling regular all-nighters for his projects. “If we have a semester-long project, I always grind my ass off,”...

Students exhibit designs in annual fashion show

Students exhibit designs in annual fashion show

TRINITY PIERCE, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Special Editions, Top-feature

The 36th annual Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show will premiere at 6 p.m. Friday in Beasley Coliseum. Tickets bought in advance cost $15, while tickets bought at the door cost $20. There will also be a beer and wine garden hosted from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. before the show. The theme for this year's fashion...

Contestants create edible literary creations

Contestants create edible literary creations

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, Special Editions, Top-feature

WSU Libraries will be hosting its fourth annual Edible Book Festival at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Terrell Library Atrium as part of Mom’s Weekend. According to WSU Libraries’ Edible Book Festival webpage, entries must follow two criteria: They must be made from edible materials and relate in som...

ASWSU discusses graduation regalia costs, opens conversation about cultural appropriation

ASWSU discusses graduation regalia costs, opens conversation about cultural appropriation

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under ASWSU, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU Senate passed its last pieces of legislation for this spring semester, which included resolutions that address the cost of graduation regalia and support for increased cultural awareness in the Greek community. Senator Rachel Kenitzer authored a resolution that called for reduced regalia...

WSU students will advocate for climate change policies in Olympia

WSU students will advocate for climate change policies in Olympia

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Top-feature

Students and environmental activist organizations will come together to lobby and rally for climate change legislation today. Jessica Hart is a WSU junior sports science major and a fellow in the Washington branch of Our Climate. She said the event will feature youth in the Seattle area who come together...

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