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Downtown Spokane via Macklemore

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Downtown Spokane via Macklemore

By: Emily Beloate In the 1980s and 1990s, there were multiple movies filmed on location in Spokane, the most well-known being Vision Quest with Madonna and Benny and Joon with Johnny Depp. There was a gap in media for a while, and not much filming was done in Spokane. But that changed recently when the…

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Reflecting Back: Travel Journalism

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Reflecting Back: Travel Journalism

By Emily Beloate Audience. Focus. Creativity. The three “holy grails” of travel writing as I’ve discovered this term.  There are many elements of Travel Journalism that are essential to an effective story, but these are the three that I’ve learned the most about over the last few weeks. My three main stories were about Spokane…

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Pullman/Moscow: Palouse Falls

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Pullman/Moscow: Palouse Falls

By Emily Beloate About an hour drive west of Pullman is Palouse Falls, Washington’s official state waterfall. It is a popular destination for locals as well as people visiting the area. Palouse Falls is one of the remnants of the glacier flood path, dating back thousands of years. Palouse Falls is located within Palouse Falls…

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Pullman/Moscow: Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

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Pullman/Moscow: Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

By Emily Beloate Every year in Moscow, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival takes place at the University of Idaho.  Dating back to the 1960s, this event features many students, artists, workshops, and more. The festival always takes place the last weekend of February. This festival has featured many of the industry’s most famous jazz artists,…

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Methods to the Madness: The Spokane Bus System

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Methods to the Madness: The Spokane Bus System

By Emily Beloate When I came to college in Spokane, I got a job as a Disney princess for children’s birthday parties.  It was my dream job. I got to see the look in the eyes of the children when they saw their favorite princess walking up the driveway, and hear their voices as they…

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Pullman/Moscow: Outdoors

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Pullman/Moscow: Outdoors

By: Emily Beloate Pullman and Moscow are full of opportunities for outdoor activities. There are a variety of parks and trails in the area, including Clearwater National Forest, Bill Chipman Palouse Trail, and Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. There are places for hiking, biking, backpacking, skiing, rafting, and more. There are also multiple golf courses…

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Pullman/Moscow: The Palouse Choral Society

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Pullman/Moscow: The Palouse Choral Society

By Emily Beloate The Palouse Choral Society has a performance on February 14th, 2016.  Called “Northern Exposure,”  this concert features choral music written by Northwest Composers. The concert will be held at the University of Idaho’s Haddock Performance Hall at 4 p.m. This will be the society’s third concert of the season. Palouse Choral Society…

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Coffee Sweet Coffee: Pleasant Blends

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Coffee Sweet Coffee: Pleasant Blends

By Emily Beloate What is home? Is it a place? Or is it a feeling? People often live many places in their lives, and that feeling of home moves and changes over the course of a lifetime.  When students go to college, it’s usually their first time away from the place they grew up.  They…

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Pullman/Moscow: College Towns

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Pullman/Moscow: College Towns

By: Emily Beloate Both Pullman, Wash. and Moscow, Idaho are college towns.  Much of these two cities are centered around Washington State University and the University of Idaho. If you are visiting Pullman or Moscow, stop by either of these universities and take a tour of the campus, look at the architecture, go to a…

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Pullman/Moscow: Nightlife

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Pullman/Moscow: Nightlife

By: Emily Beloate Pullman and Moscow are a fifteen minute drive from one another, so much of the nightlife is shared between the two cities.  Places like CJ’s Nightclub, Stubblefields Bar, and My Office Bar & Grill are just a few examples of local locations for nightlife that are often crowded with citizens from both…

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