The Swing Devils of the Palouse spiced up their weekly swing dance sessions the Thursday before Halloween. Last Thursday, approximately 82 people attended the annual Swing Devils Halloween Dance night at the Moose Lodge, many of whom sported costumes. The night began with a beginners’ introductory lesson at 8 p.m., followed by social swing dancing […]
Mountain Man Music is a recording studio for musicians in Moscow that brings the Los Angeles studio experience on the Palouse. Mountain Man Music (MMM) was started and owned by UI alumnus, musician and producer Jess Fuller — otherwise known as Fuller. Owning a studio like MMM was a childhood dream for Fuller, who wanted […]
Wednesday nights at the Moose Lodge are usually filled with music and country swing dancing, but this Wednesday there will be a little bit more. Washington State University College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) is partnering with Palouse Country Swing Night to host “Swing Dance for Hunger” at 9 p.m. Wednesday in […]
As Semisonic’s “Closing Time” filled the top floor of the Moose Lodge, dancers slowly drifted back to the center of the room for the last song at Swing Devils of the Palouse’s Newbie Night. A large crowd stuck around until the end, rock-stepping and inside-turning like a scene from a 1940s dance hall.
Welcome back, Vandals. It’s August, which means the small streets of Moscow are ooded with new and returning Vandals ready to take on another year. With every new school year comes another opportunity to get involved, both on campus and in Moscow. There are plenty of opportunities just waiting to be taken by students. Syllabus […]
A team of Washington State University graduates are bringing the eastern wind of modern tea to Moscow. Bubble tea originated in Taiwan and has become popular in China in the last fifteen years. PoPo means ‘bubble’ in Chinese said Kevin Chen, one of the shop owners. Two years ago, Chen and three other Washington […]
The dancer leaned to the side and slowly arched her arm away, fingers fixed in an ancient symbol. She smiled at her audience and stomped to the growing intensity of the music. She was one of many dancers who performed at India Night 2017 in the Bruce Pitman Center Saturday evening.
Humanities of the Palouse hosted an event at the Moscow City Hall Sunday about Idaho’s dark history and how it relates to contemporary issues. Latah County Historic Society Executive director Dulce Kersting spoke as a guest speaker.
Howard Hughes, a legendary filmmaker, also acts as the name for a little rental store in downtown Moscow — a shop that has been on the Palouse for about 30 years. The business faces an ownership transition now. An investor event is set for 6 p.m. Friday in the Breakfast Club. The gathering is to […]
Eight weeks And that’s it. No more college. — Claire Spring break It didn’t really feel like much of a break, which is a bummer, seeing as it was the last break I will have for a very, very long time. — Erin Fitbit fan club I have joined it and I have no regrets. […]
Three seats remained empty at a town hall meeting Thursday — the seats for Sen. Jim Risch, Sen. Mike Crapo and Rep. Raul Labrador. Event coordinators handed out posters to locals with “agree” or “disagree.” Despite the absence of Idaho politicians, citizens were given a chance to speak about recent issues developing nationally and locally.
A group of women gathered together in a candlelit restaurant, women who were once simply acquaintances and neighbors a few months ago. They held one another, laughed and cried with one another. The sound of clinking wine glasses filled the room as they congratulated each other on a finished performance and the creation of a […]
History’s repeated silence was disrupted by the rallying cries in East City Park Saturday as protesters stood by their immigrant community members. Palouse ProActive nonprofit hosted the rally, “Beyond the Ban: Stand with Immigrants” to oppose President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning the immigrants of seven countries from entering the U.S.
The Pacific Northwest is a land rich with natural recourses and adventure. The area is arguably home to the best recreation opportunities available. One of the most pervasive and important recourses that the PNW has are the pacific salmonids, one of the most controversial and conflict-ridden recourses that we manage today. These charismatic, anadromous fish, […]
Kellyanne Conway, a counselor for President Donald Trump, stole headlines Sunday when she used the term “alternative facts” to describe inaccuracies from a White House press conference during the weekend. Although the information in question dealt with an inconsequential topic — the crowd size at Trump’s inauguration — many found Conway’s comments to be alarming. […]
Election years are always rough. Especially after such a divine and nasty cycle, all Americans deserve a better year — regardless of who they voted for. It was a tough year, 2016. Even as the clock ran out on the year, two celebrity deaths and foreign policy drama between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald […]
In the cold winter months on the Palouse, there is a struggle to find fun physical activities nearby. The Palouse Ice Rink in Moscow offers a solution to this issue. “I don’t think most people realize what a fantastic asset this is to the community,” said peewee hockey coach Mark Mumford. He said it provides […]
New York businessman Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th president of the United States Tuesday night, and not everyone on the Palouse was happy about it. Within hours, protests broke out across the nation against the president-elect and his policies. Saturday, residents of Moscow and Pullman joined together and raised their voices in […]
The holidays are known as a time for giving and selfless action. The University of Idaho’s Center for Volunteerism and Social Action is hosting its 16th annual Make a Difference Day from 9 a.m-12 p.m. Nov. 5. “Make a Difference Day is a lot about just doing those big projects for community partners who might […]
The Palouse Choral Society is bringing Broadway to northern Idaho with their first concert of the season. The concert is based around the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, the famous composers of the ’40s and ’50s who produced musicals such as “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music.” The concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. […]
Controversy broke out at the beginning of the semester when it was revealed that the University of Idaho campus veterinarian authorized the euthanasia of seven cats on campus. Thousands of members of the Moscow community and others signed a petition to stop this practice. Instead, people wanted the stray animals to be taken to a […]
In August 2015, smoke pollution hovered over the city of Moscow for several weeks as surrounding fires continued to burn throughout the Northwest. Forest fires were periodically buring in the surrounding states of Oregon, Montana and Washington, and the smoke carried over to the Palouse. This created a hazardous atmosphere at the beginning of the […]
A one-to-two hour commitment on a Saturday morning can go a long way to reducing hunger on the Palouse, said Palouse Cares Board of Directors President Rick Minard. “The more doors we can knock on, the more people will open their doors and give us food,” Minard said. Palouse Cares will hold its 10th food […]
Before Julie Latrell took on the job of improving the Toys for Tots program on the Palouse as part of her master”s program, participation in the area was minimal. In 2013, the results for the program shattered previous records, said Julie”s husband Edwin Latrell. “We collected 350 toys and 2,500 plus dollars in that 72-hour […]