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People should partake in volunteering; it makes our community a better place.

OPINION: Give back to your community 

PORTIA SIMMONS, Evergreen columnist March 31, 2021

My mother says in order to become a better person in life, you have to give back. Volunteering is an easy and effective way to give back to your community. There are many different ways to get involved,...

Bateman competition team reflects on their campaign 

Bateman competition team reflects on their campaign 

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter March 8, 2021

As the 2021 Bateman Case Study Competition comes to a close, a team of WSU students reflects on their campaign that raised awareness about incivility in public discourse and promoted individuals to “be...

The Palouse Ice Rink will move into the former Northwest River Supply Co. building to become a multipurpose space that will be used year-round.

Palouse Ice Rink settles on new location

ELIZA CALLIS, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2020

After almost 15 years in the making, the Palouse Ice Rink owners plan to build a new facility in the former Northwest River Supply building in Moscow with hopes of opening its doors to the public by October...

Maddy Lucas’ interest in house plants led her to establish a shared space for those with a similar interest. Anyone can join the Facebook group.

Plant lovers unite on Facebook

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

The season determines Maddy Lucas' favorite plant. This fall it's the Piper betel, which produces leaves that are used to flavor dishes around the world. Lucas decided to take her passion for plants...

Living in a residence hall this year is far from the normal college student experience. Emma gives advice to one RA about building community with their residents.

Ask Emma: How do I build community as an RA?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 16, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m an RA on campus, and I’m really struggling to build a sense of community on my floor. I feel like a lot of residents see RAs as the police, and they have trouble trusting us. I really...

The nonprofit organization, Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment, launched a public service announcement to encourage residents on the Palouse and Nez Perce county to wear a mask when leaving the house.

Nonprofit expands reach to Nez Perce elders

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter October 26, 2020

Morgan Chaffee, Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment board member, spends her time collecting and distributing essential supplies to the elderly communities who need it the most during COVID-19. As the...

The Leif opened on Oct. 10. Owner Valoree Gregory said she wanted to open a second mercantile to promote business in Colfax.

New Colfax business opens its doors

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter October 22, 2020

The owners of the Colfax Mercantile opened another shop on Oct. 10 to provide space for local vendors, build community and fill storefronts. Co-owner Valoree Gregory said a benefit of opening The Leif...

The Berman Creekside Park was the first property easement that the Palouse Land Trust worked on with the help of long-time resident Katrina Berman. She has since passed away, but the residents of Moscow can continue to enjoy the park.

One Moscow local’s legacy continues

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter October 15, 2020

Katrina Berman gave Moscow one of the greatest gifts she could — her land. Berman worked with the Palouse Land Trust to establish the Berman Creekside Park in 1996, said PLT executive director Lovina...

Marie Dymkoski began her career for the Pullman chamber in 2007. She promotes projects focused on local businesses and housing.

Pullman chamber director leads city to change

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter October 1, 2020

The Pullman Chamber of Commerce became the information center for business resources during the pandemic with Marie Dymkoski at the heart of the operation.  Dymkoski, Pullman Chamber executive director,...

The Pullman USPS saw an influx of mail to deliver once quarantine hit because people are choosing to shop online over in person.

Rise of Amazon orders keeps postal workers busy

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter September 3, 2020

Postage has come a long way from its humble beginnings in the country, especially now that Amazon has become so prevalent during quarantine. In downtown Pullman, what once was the historical United...

The owner of College Hill Custom Threads, in collaboration with another WSU alumnus, made a website to help support other small business owners.

WSU alumni show support for local businesses online

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter August 31, 2020

While the lively and bustling community of Pullman has continued to thrive in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, many local businesses have faced several hardships. In the past few months, alumni within...

As part of a virtual Week of Welcome this fall, multicultural groups from across campus met together to provide resources to incoming and current students. Some of the groups include the African American Student Center and STEM support programs.

‘We are still here, we still care’

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter August 27, 2020

As students navigate online learning, multicultural student groups and WSU leaders are collaborating to provide the same level of resources to students.  The Office of Multicultural Student Services...

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