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Oct. 30: College of Business fundraiser simulates a night in Italy

By Sue McMurray, College of Business

Trabani-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Forget spaghetti and meatballs. Anyone hungry for the “real deal” Italian cuisine experience will find just that at the Washington State University School of Hospitality Business Management’s annual Taste of Italy on Wednesday, Oct. 30. » More …

Formal building dedication set for new WSU visitor center

PULLMAN, Wash. – A formal dedication of the new visitor center at Washington State University will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at 150 E. Spring St., at the corner of East Main and NE Spring streets. A reception will follow the short program and ribbon cutting.

The 4,000 square-foot, $2.5 million building will serve as the “front door” to the university, functioning as an interpretive center and showcasing WSU’s teaching, research, athletics, student and faculty contributions.

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Karlene Beaumont, director, WSU Events and Outreach, 509-335-1990,
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Oct. 1 – WSU big bands premiere Latin jazz piece, showcase blues

Trumpeter Gabe Braendlein, a member of the WSU Jazz Big Band, will be featured as a soloist in Oct. 1 concert.

PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public band concert of “Mostly Blues” will be performed at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in Kimbrough Hall at Washington State University.

The WSU Big Band II, directed by Alvin Delos Santos, a graduate teaching assistant in the School of Music, will perform the Duke Ellington classic, “C Jam Blues,” » More …

Oct. 1 – WSU Common Reading: Cornell Clayton to discuss civility, democracy

PULLMAN, Wash.— U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) hollers “You Lie!” at President Barack Obama during his health-care speech to Congress. Conservative talk-radio showman Rush Limbaugh labels a caller a “slut” because she advocates insurance coverage for contraceptive care. Occupy Wall Street protesters portray bankers as criminals.  Is American democracy in the midst of an “incivility crisis”? » More …

28th Annual Vocal Extravaganza concert slated for Oct. 11, Dad’s Weekend

Vocal-Extravaganza-650p-2013-DSC_2306PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University School of Music will present the 28th Annual Vocal Extravaganza at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, in Bryan Hall Theatre. A part of the celebration of Dad’s Weekend events, the performance will showcase all of the vocal ensembles in the School of Music.

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