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Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

Whitman County to remain in Phase 2

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 4, 2021

Whitman County will stay in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan for at least the next two weeks.  All counties in Washington will remain in their current phases as part of a “two...

“People are experiencing a lot of social isolation, which not only impacts dating relationships but impacts individual well-being,” said Jennah Strathausen, Cougar Health Services doctoral psychology intern.

Mental health series discusses dating safely during COVID-19

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter February 12, 2021

WSU students learned about dating safely during a COVID-19 Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services.  There are no clear rules to dating amid a pandemic. It can be a struggle for...

This is a crime of intimidation ... this is the crime of scaring people when theyre at their most vulnerable,” said Dan LeBeau, Whitman County chief deputy prosecutor.

WSU starting quarterback arrested for DUI


Editor’s Note: This is a developing story. The article will be updated as more information is gathered. WSU’s starting football quarterback was suspended after being arrested for allegedly driving...

The student positivity rate was below the five percent positivity mark. Over 4,600 students got tested.

WSU wraps up arrival testing for students

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

All students living, working or otherwise needing to be on campus for spring semester were expected to get a COVID-19 test as they arrived back in Pullman. Beasley Coliseum has been the testing site...

Students will receive test results within 48 hours.

Students required to get tested for COVID-19 upon arrival to campus in spring

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

Students coming to campus in spring will be required to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival at Beasley Coliseum.  “If students are living in a residence hall or on-campus apartment, they will be...

Students taking courses in professional health science careers like medicine, pharmacy and veterinary medicine are excluded from the NRC grade option because of accreditation issues, WSU Provost Elizabeth Chilton said.

University officials describe freshmen move-in protocols

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief December 10, 2020

WSU officials discussed the "No Record, COVID" grade option, arrival testing for students in the spring and vaccine distribution during a COVID-19 town hall on Wednesday. The university adopted a new...

The Federal Emergency Management Agency pays for personnel costs associated with the guard, including salaries, housing and food. WSU covers the cost of processing tests, which is worth about $100 each.

Whitman County, WSU to request for national guard to stay in town

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief December 10, 2020

WSU is working with the Whitman County Public Health Department to file a request for the Army National Guard to remain in Pullman after the semester ends. The request will be submitted to the Washington...

Police officers are doing extra patrols this winter to prevent possible burglaries.

Police warn residents to lock homes before leaving town to prevent break-ins

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

The Pullman Police Department and WSU PD recommend students lock their windows, hide their valuables, and ask a neighbor to collect their mail and shovel their walkway before leaving town. Burglars...

Pullman Domino’s Pizza customers have complained about lack of mask use by employees. Customers not wearing masks are still offered service. An employee alleged that managerial staff knowingly disregards COVID mandates.

Employees allege COVID-19 safety, labor law violations at Pullman Domino’s


Editor's note: Some sources in this story elected to use pseudonyms in order to protect their anonymity and prevent retaliation. These sources are designated by an asterisk (*). Pullman Domino’s Pizza...

ASWSU will recreate the multicultural council, said Jenna Fitzgerald, ASWSU director of diversity and inclusion.

ASWSU Senators announce upcoming projects

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2020

ASWSU senators heard presentations about upcoming projects, including plans for a Students of Color Coalition, which will be formed between ASWSU, several student organizations from WSU and other...

Three students used district-issued computers to look up how to harm themselves. Computer activity is monitored.

Elementary school students struggle with mental health amid pandemic

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief December 3, 2020

Three students at Sunnyside Elementary School recently used district-issued computers to look up how to harm themselves.  The searches occurred in October. Pam Brantner, principal of Sunnyside Elementary...

The Washington State Association represents 150,000 students from 15 college campuses, said Zack Turner, WSA executive director.

GPSA senators express importance of mental health for graduate students

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor December 1, 2020

GPSA senators discussed the importance of mental health education and resources available to graduate students during a meeting Monday night. Graduate students believe there is a stigma surrounding...

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