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Cougs struggle to stand on icy streets

If you’ve ever walked the streets of Pullman during the winter you can relate to this video that’s catching the attention of Cougs all over the internet. A WSU student captured his classmates slipping and falling on the same corner along Greek row over the weekend with his cell phone.


Pullman is so notoriously slick, that several areas on campus have heated sidewalks to combat the ice. The student said that almost everyone who fell was laughing and make the best of it. Watching it, you can’t help but laugh with them, even though you feel for their bruised egos and backsides. Enjoy Cougs!

Glowing rocks captivate WSU visitors

Glowing rocks captivate WSU visitors

From WSU News:

The small hand and nose prints left on the viewing glass at Washington State University’s fluorescent rock exhibit speak volumes about its dazzling impact on young visitors.

 

Why 2013 was actually the Year of the Cat

Why 2013 was actually the Year of the Cat

From WSU News:


The Chinese Year of the Snake ended in 2013, but judging by all the tail swishing it shaped up to be the Year of the Cat.

 

Consider what took place:

Illusionist attempts to break Houdini's record

Illusionist attempts to break Houdini's record

Illusionist Jay Owenhouse will attempt to become the fastest person to escape from a straightjacket while hanging upside down - a record of 90 seconds was set by Harry Houdini nearly one hundred years ago.

The event is happening at River Park Square on Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 p.m.

Mr. Owenhouse will bring his complete show to the INB Performing Arts Center on Saturday, September 28 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Official News Release from Jay Owenhouse:

Even though Harry Houdini died 87 years ago! He still holds the World Record for the Fastest Escape  From A Straight Jacket While Hanging Upside Down! The Record-90 Seconds!

Saturday 9/21 River Square Mall at 2:00pm-World Renown Illusionist and Escape Artist- Jay Owenhouse  will attempt for the first time to break Harry Houdini’s Record of  90 Seconds –With A little added motivation!

It's Called -The Jaws Of Death.. 1200lbs. Of Steel and Razor Sharp Teeth! The 10 inch razor sharp teeth inside the jaws are strategically positioned to puncture every Vital Organ in the Human Body! 

World's largest grill returns to Spokane Valley

World's largest grill returns to Spokane Valley

This weekend, crowds at Valleyfest can check out The Big Taste Grill - an enormous touring grill that cooks 750 brats in an hour.

On Saturday, September 21, the grill will be in action from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The following day, Sunday, September 22, you can check out The Big Taste grill from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Valleyfest is held at Mirabeau Parkway in the Spokane Valley

Spokane-Style Beer is Federally Approved

Spokane-Style Beer is Federally Approved

No-Li Brewhouse has been crafting beer in the Northwest since 1993. Their branding pays homage to their love of Spokane and the region. Now, No-Li has put Spokane on the map as a major force in the world of craft brews. Earlier this week No-Li announced that they have gotten federal approval for a new style of craft beer. Spokane-Style.

 

What makes a beer Spokane-Style? Well, first off it must be brewed and packaged in Spokane. But the origin of the beer goes beyond that. To be classified as Spokane-Style all the ingredients must come from within 300 miles of the city. Naturally, all of No-Li beers fall under the category of Spokane-Style.

 

No-Li attributes its close to home ingredients for driving its demand in other areas of the country. Whole Foods carries it in Washington D.C. and the largest liquor stores in Colorado have started selling the brand as well. No-Li is on tap both at Safeco Field and Century Link Field in Seattle.

 

Art vending machines coming to WSU campus

Art vending machines coming to WSU campus

 

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013, is the unveiling of a long-term installation of an Art-O-Mat in the Compton Union Building Gallery on the WSU Pullman campus.

Art-O-Mat machines are retired cigarette vending machines that have been converted to vend art. The WSU Art-o-mat will be the first of its kind in the Inland Northwest, and the second in Washington State.

Art-o-mats can be found all over the country in major museums, universities, galleries, community centers, as well as coffee shops.