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Author: Andrea Vogt

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L'Américain en Provence
Winter 2008
A story about an expatriate—and about his wine. Provence is a world away from Bellevue, where Denis Gayte '97 grew up. And French winemaking is another world away from the public relations career he abandoned. So there he was, with his French heritage and a newly minted "young French winemaker" degree—but still referred to (and always affectionately) as l'Américain.
Categories: Agriculture, Alumni
Tags: Wine, France, Provence

The Cougar wears Prada
Winter 2007
FLORENCE, ITALY—She'd perused the vintage vendors on London's Portobello Road and seen the Chanel logo stamped onto the most prestigious silk in the world in Como, Italy.By her first morning in Florence, with its supple leather, luxury textiles,...
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: Apparel design, Fashion

The man who gave away mountains
Fall 2006
One of our first graduates spent a lifetime and fortune amassing land for the enjoyment of others.
Categories: History, Alumni
Tags: Eastern Washington, Conservation, Parks

Establishing a solid foundation
Fall 2006
A laboratory and vineyard in Prosser are where your wine is supposed to begin.
Categories: Agriculture
Tags: Wine

Review :: Writing Pauline: Wisdom from a Long Life
Fall 2006
Gail Stearns's biography, Writing Pauline: Wisdom from a Long Life, is the story of an ordinary eastern Washington woman who came to some extraordinary conclusions in the twilight of a long and often frustrated life. Stearns, director of the Common ...
Categories: Biography
Tags: Women's studies

Conference Brings Plateau Tribes and WSU a Few Steps Closer
Spring 2005
To get here, most elders at Washington State University's conference honoring the Plateau Tribes had to pass by places defined now only by what they used to be.From Oregon and Washington, they drove along the Columbia, past dams where once abundan...
Categories: Cultural studies
Tags: Native Americans

Putting on the Ritz: American management methods meet European hotellerie
Winter 2003
The child of Swiss peasants, no one would have expected Cesar Ritz to become the hotelier of kings. But then, who would have expected WSU to add American business management methods to the fine art of European hotellerie in the town where Ritz got his start?
Categories: Business
Tags: Hotels, Hotel management

The lure
Winter 2003
The stakes are high for universities across the country in competition for students. Washington State University improved its odds with its recreational gem.
Categories: Campus life, Athletics
Tags: Buildings, Enrollment

Tuscan tastes & politics
Fall 2003
What better way could there be to study Italian politics than by eating?
Categories: Political science
Tags: Food, Italy

Sherman Alexie: "It's all good"
Spring 2003
It may look the same today, but as Sherman Alexie walked down the aisle of the Kenworthy Theater in Moscow, Idaho, he realized his last memory of the place was, well, a little bit hazy."I was just recalling with a friend of mine who I went to schoo...
Categories: Visual arts, Alumni
Tags: Native Americans, Film, Movies

Pants that fit...In search of a cure for misfits
Summer 2002
"The more I sewed," says Carol Salusso, "the more I got frustrated with the fact that the patterns didn't fit me." So she began designing her own.
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: Apparel design

“You can't just keep sweeping this stuff under the rug”
Summer 2002
Washington State University’s 15th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration brought hundreds out to Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum in mid-January, despite a blizzard. Those who braved the storm were rewarded with an inspirational progra...
Categories: Law
Tags: Civil rights

Nurses to the Homeless
Spring 2002
Gypsy's camp is evidence of the harsh living conditions faced by a growing number of homeless in Spokane. It also doubles as a classroom, and a lesson in reality, for student nurses.
Categories: Social work, Health sciences
Tags: Charity, Nursing

SR 26 Revealed
Winter 2001
“The task is not so much to see what no one yet has seen, but to think what nobody yet has thought about that which everybody sees.” —Arthur SchopenhauerTHERE ARE LANDSCAPES that move us and landscapes through which we...
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: State Route 26, Highways, Eastern Washington

Hot shot
Winter 2001
“Nothing beats a hot shot crew. You are like the green berets, the special forces of fire. It’s a camaraderie like no other.”WHEN CHRIS BOLZ came looking for summer work nine years ago, the fire boss took one look at the athlet...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Forest fires, Firefighters