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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Owner Crystal Gayles (left) shows participants how to use the Kangaroo bounce shoes as they warm up for their bounce fitness class on January 22, 2022,  at SBS Fitness Studio and Juice Bar.

Bounce into a ‘juicy’ new workout

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 27, 2022

Crystal Gayles has always wanted to open up her own fitness studio. Gayles said her dream started 10 years ago, well before her daughter was born. But while juggling motherhood, business investments...

Yia Yia Nikkis is currrently constructing their new location on the first floor of the Compton Union Building.

Yia Yia Nikki’s coming to campus

ANNIE HAGER January 21, 2022

The Mediterranean- and Greek-inspired restaurant Yia Yia Nikki’s recently signed a five-year lease to open a new location in the Compton Union Building.  Owner Monir Desouky said they hope to...

Common Language Brewing Company is currently under construction and will open in downtown Spokane on February 14, 2022.

Beer is “Common Language”

ANNIE HAGER January 13, 2022

The Common Language Brewing Company started as a conversation between two friends trying to find a way to give back to the community. The brewery is opening in downtown Spokane this spring, with...

Kees Hoek, Audrey Berry, Brendan Chabot and Devi Johnson enjoy some coffee at Mannys Coffee House on Nov. 11, 2021, in Pullman.

Coffee Corner: A perfect blend of coffee and community

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer November 18, 2021

Editor’s note: This is the final story in a series featuring the multiple coffee shops in downtown Pullman, ahead of an event on Nov. 18, hosted by the Pullman Chamber of  Commerce. All downtown coffee...

Neills Coffee and Ice Cream, located at 230 E Main Street, is a great place to grab a drink or a cone after a long day of classes.

Coffee Corner: Hot coffee and cold scoops

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter November 11, 2021

Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in an ongoing series featuring the multiple coffee shops in downtown Pullman, ahead of an event on Nov. 18, hosted by the Pullman Chamber of  Commerce.  Neill’s...

Pullman residents and WSU students crowd the dance floor at Etsi Bravo’s Halloween event in 2019.

Etsi Bravo set to host biggest party of the year

ANNIE HAGER October 27, 2021

The owners of Etsi Bravo are looking forward to bringing back their annual Halloween party after it was completely shut down amid the pandemic last year.  Owners Cory Preston and his wife, Blake...

The image shows the Coug full of students wearing masks, drinking beers and eating food.

Local business leaders react to students’ return to Pullman

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor August 25, 2021

For the past couple of weeks, WSU students have been pouring into Pullman for the start of the 2021-22 school year. For local business leaders, they are a sight for sore eyes.  “We do have a core...

Event organizer Nadia Daud and her sister created the fundraiser last year with several friends at the height of COVID-19. The goal is to raise $5,000 for the 190 seniors this year.

Pullman High School alumni celebrate seniors 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter April 20, 2021

As Pullman High School seniors gear up to graduate in a couple of months, PHS alumni and community members are donating money to buy gift cards for seniors. Event organizer Nadia Daud and her sister...

Owning Pups & Cups is a dream for CJ Robert. She wants to make the experience customer-centered.

Pups & Cups successfully open new location during COVID-19 pandemic

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter March 15, 2021

Pups & Cups Cafe recently moved into their new location on Main Street after jumping through the hoops of the COVID-19 pandemic.  While they were originally supposed to move into the new...

The cinema will only be open weekends — Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Patrons are expected to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines.

Pullman movie theater reopens today

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter March 5, 2021

Pullman’s Village Centre Cinemas reopens today, almost a year after closing in March due to the pandemic.  The cinema will only be open weekends — Friday, Saturday and Sunday — for now, but...

The students employed at Michelles Closet are all fashion or business majors.

Teacher, National Guard member runs local consignment shop

HANNAH FLORES February 2, 2021

Before opening her consignment shop, Michelle’s Closet, founder Michelle Kelly struggled to find variety at retail outlets on the Palouse.  In 2019, Kelly and her husband opened the shop hoping...

There are nine different scent options for candles, ranging from cucumber water and melon to Christmas hearth.

WSU alumna donates portion of business proceeds to Hilinski’s Hope

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor January 18, 2021

What started as a quarantine project, repurposing Cougar Gold tins into soy-based candles, transformed into a philanthropic passion for one WSU alumna. As of January, Christine Smithberg sold more than...

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