Eric Johnson, a prominent news anchor and WSU alumnus, produces the heartwarming "Eric's Heroes" segments at KOMO-TV, featuring stories of kindness and goodness in the midst of distressing news, along with his enduring connection to Washington State University. » More ...
Beasley Coliseum was completed in 1973 for $8 million. To celebrate its fiftieth year, Washington State Magazine asked readers to share their favorite memories of the iconic event space via email and Facebook.
Wes Morrill Grew up on College Hill in Pullman (I remember) the hill that was there with married student housing, and we would ski down the backside across to the golf course to ski on the old No. 9 hole circa 1953 or so.
Beverly Brantner Retired staff, former parent Summer 1970. Scale model of the upcoming coliseum in the Johnson Hall main entrance atrium … » More …
Eric McElroy is an American pianist and composer who released his debut album, Tongues of Fire, in March 2023 on Somm Recordings. He wrote the songs to accompany poems from modern poets W.S. Merwin, Gregory Leadbetter, Grevel Lindop, Alice Oswald, and Robert Graves. The poems are sung by acclaimed English tenor James Gilchrist and McElroy performs on piano.
McElroy graduated from Washington State University and then continued his postgraduate education in Vienna and Oxford University.
In this episode, Washington State Magazine editor Larry Clark talks with McElroy about the new album, his creative process, poetry, walking, and his influences at WSU and beyond.