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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Senators elected Reanne Chilton as GPSA president during a meeting Monday night.

GPSA elects new president

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2021

WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association voted to make Reanne Chilton, vice president and chair of legislative affairs, the new GPSA president during a meeting Monday night. Chilton is...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said in a virtual town hall Tuesday afternoon that WSU requested $10 million from the state legislature to fund salary increases for faculty and staff.

Faculty COVID-19 testing limited by resources, administrators say

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 22, 2021

WSU officials announced that a national supply chain issue caused limited access to faculty COVID-19 testing. WSU could ramp up testing overnight if not for this shortage, said WSU President Kirk Schulz....

WSU will discontinue personal and philosophical exemption following FDA approval of any one of the COVID-19 vaccines.

WSU plans to remove personal vaccine exemption following FDA approval

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter August 23, 2021

WSU will remove the personal/philosophical exemption to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine once the vaccine is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Students are now required to be compliant...

Before being hired as WSU’s Pullman Chancellor, Elizabeth Chilton said she had never been to Eastern Washington.

WSU Provost prepares to take on chancellor position

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief August 19, 2021

Come June 2022, Provost Elizabeth Chilton will wear another hat — Pullman Chancellor, a role introduced to help better support the community’s students, faculty members and staff.  Having a Pullman...

The new budget means that athletics will receive $35.6 million in external funding through general university bonds.

Board of Regents approve athletics budget

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor May 8, 2021

During a meeting Friday, the Board of Regents unanimously voted to approve WSU Athletics' revisions to the fiscal year 2021 revised budget, the proposed fiscal year 2022 budget and a proposal...

In Phase 3, indoor social gatherings cannot include more than 10 people. Outdoor gatherings cannot exceed over 50 people.

WSU to require proof of vaccination, exemption before fall semester

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

WSU students are required to submit proof of vaccination or request exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine to the university before the fall semester in order to attend in-person classes and activities on...

The university is planning for courses with over 100 students to be online.

Eighty percent of classes to be held in person next fall

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

After over a year of distance learning, WSU Pullman is opening its classrooms next fall with hopes of having 80 percent of classes in person.  WSU administration wants the maximum number of in-person...

Student Affairs plans to incorporate ASWSU leaders’ suggestions to make resources more accessible, including enhancing click and search engine optimization.

Student Affairs to ‘revamp’ websites, make student resources more available

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

WSU’s Division of Student Affairs plans to make it easier for students to find and access university resources in the upcoming fall semester. Earlier in the month, Student Affairs leaders met with...

Reanne Cunningham Chilton, committee member and doctoral student, said the committee gives students a chance to have a voice and speak up about issues and policies that significantly impact WSU.

WSU office looking for student committee members 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2021

The WSU Office of Compliance and Civil Rights is now accepting applications for next year’s Student Feedback Committee. The committee consists of students across all WSU campuses who review and give...

Students living on the WSU Pullman campus can get a vaccine just by showing their CougarCard to Cougar Health Services, said Jill Creighton, dean of students and associate vice president of Campus Life.

WSU experts address student COVID-19 vaccine concerns 

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 23, 2021

WSU hosted a student Q&A session covering frequent concerns and questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday evening. The session was held via Zoom and featured a panel of experts knowledgeable...

“Anybody coming to campus is still required to attest that they havent been experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, and people still have to wear masks.”

WSU Pullman administrators in talks to appoint chancellor

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2021

Through OneWSU, WSU Pullman is in the process of proposing and appointing a Pullman campus chancellor, the last WSU campus to do so.  ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said appointing a chancellor for...

ASWSU Senator Oluwanifemi Shola-Dare said students should not have to spend a lot of time navigating through different websites or figuring out who to contact to ask their questions.

Resource accessibility to be ‘modernized’

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 20, 2021

Transferring to WSU in August 2019 was a challenge for Oluwanifemi Shola-Dare, senior neuroscience major and ASWSU senator, as she tried to navigate through the university’s set of resources. Finishing...

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