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Undocumented students voice concern over lack of federal aid during pandemic

Linda Vargas, Undocumented Inititatives ambassador and sophomore environmental science major, said the DACA renewal fund brings the cost down to $250.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2020

When the United States government announced that undocumented immigrants would not be receiving any stimulus checks, it caused worry among community members, including many WSU students. Linda Vargas, sophomore environmental science major, said undocumented immigrants should receive these checks s...

Scholars discuss voting politics in a pandemic

Scholars discuss voting politics in a pandemic

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2020

Political scientists discussed the politics of voting in a pandemic and possible voter suppression during a Thomas S. Foley Institute online forum Thursday. Cornell Clayton, WSU Foley Institute director, said recent Wisconsin elections presented both technical and political challenges posed by the ...

ASWSU Senate confirms new associate justice

ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas said he formed a hazing policy review committee.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2020

The ASWSU Election Board chair will be moving to the Judicial Board as an associate justice next semester. “I had a great experience as the Election Board chair but my passion really does lie with the Judicial Board,” Election Board Chair Sarah Gorrell said. The ASWSU Senate confirmed Gorrell int...

WSU provides ‘one-stop-shop’ for students to pick up food

Food donations to the WSU Office for Access and Opportunity food pantry wait to be packaged for students.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2020

Food pantries across WSU Pullman pooled their resources to provide one place for students to pick up food and hygiene supplies. Anna Schilter, principal assistant to the Dean of Students, said the Office of the Dean of Students has given out 42 bags of food to students since March 25. “Our food ...

WADDL tests pets for COVID-19

WADDL tests pets for COVID-19

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2020

The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory began testing pet animals early April to determine if pets have COVID-19.  “This will give us a clearer picture of this disease’s interaction with pet animals,” said Charlie Powell, public information officer for WSU’s College of Ve...

GPSA contributes to safety project, student grocery program

Matthew Sutherland, vice president of legislative affairs, said the campus-wide safety project will include a blue light crosswalk and blue light station.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen GPSA reporter

April 14, 2020

GPSA senators approved $10,000 to go toward a campus-wide safety project, as well as $5,000 for a student grocery-subsidy program on Monday night.  Matthew Sutherland, vice president of legislative affairs, said the safety project will include a blue light crosswalk at the intersection of NE Col...

Strategic plan revised after receiving community feedback

ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas said he formed a hazing policy review committee.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2020

The second draft of the 2020-2025 WSU system strategic plan includes new revisions based on feedback received from the WSU community. The revisions include eliminating “coded” language and focusing on the importance of dialogue between different communities.  ASWSU President Quinton Be...

Second virtual town hall covers COVID-19 updates

WSU President Kirk Schulz said he believes the university will return to face-to-face instruction in the fall.

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2020

WSU officials discussed topics ranging from WSU employment, student aid and resources, academic deadlines and student living during a virtual town hall on Friday. University faculty discussed changes to policies, where to find resources and what to expect for the future. They reviewed internal and e...

Students plan virtual 5K for Lauren McCluskey Foundation

WSU sports management students planned a virtual 5k race using the MapMyRun app.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2020

Ten WSU sports management seniors planned a virtual 5K race to raise money for the Lauren McCluskey Foundation,  Between April 4 and 11, individuals who download the MapMyRun app can participate from any location by walking or running five kilometers, said Desiree Stinger, a member of the project...

Panelists address misinformation amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Porismita Borah, Associate Professor in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communications,  said misinformation can be counteracted by checking multiple sources for information.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2020

Communication experts from WSU and the University of Washington answered questions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and misinformation via a live stream on Thursday night. “The stakes are very high and misinformation is always corrosive, sometimes dangerous,” said Mike Caulfield, Blended an...

Schulz takes pay cut, updates Faculty Senate on provost search

WSU President Kirk Schulz said he is taking a five percent pay cut starting May 2020 until July 2021.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2020

The Division of Student Affairs is expecting to return $12-14 million to students requesting partial refunds for housing and dining fees. “This is a significant impact and just keep in mind, this is only six or seven weeks of our residence halls,” WSU President Kirk Schulz said. Schulz deli...

Children’s Center continues to teach online

Sage, a toddler who attends WSU's Children Center, is listening to his teacher Jonnie read a book over Zoom.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2020

When the kids in Michael Chapman’s class at the WSU Children’s Center were told they would no longer be meeting in person anymore, they all had one question. What was going to happen to their pet rat Maxine? Chapman, Children’s Center assistant director, said he answered their concerns by having Maxi...

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