The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

As we are coming back from spring break, we have the option to ditch our masks in dorms, dining halls and classes. However, is it all as great as it seems?

OPINION: New mask guidance has some flaws

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor March 24, 2022

When I walked out of my room on Monday morning without a mask on, it felt strange. Part of me felt like someone was going to remind me to put one on, and part of me felt like I should have had one with...

Are colleges in this region ready for the end of mask mandates? Onlt time will tell.

OPINION: Saying goodbye to an old friend – my face mask

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist March 10, 2022

Are you sick and tired of hearing about COVID-19 in the news? Well, you are not alone. But here I am writing about it anyway.  The day we never thought would come is here. The mask mandate will...

Masked students study in the Compton Union Building on Feb. 22.

OPINION: Should WSU keep mask mandate on campus?

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor February 24, 2022

My least favorite part about COVID-19 restrictions has not been quarantine, school closures or physical distancing. Rather, it has been the mask mandates. While quarantine was certainly detrimental...

Cheery signs and a loose mask policy are not sufficient if we want to actually beat the COVID-19 pandemic at WSU.

OPINION: Dorm residents – quarantine yourself

FALLON LYTWYN, Evergreen web editor February 8, 2022

Editor's note: some names have been changed to protect identity I had to learn the hard way to truly understand Housing and Residence Life's hypocrisy.  After getting COVID-19 recently myself,...

An online environment limits opportunities to get out and socialize, making it more important than ever to prioritize your mental health.

OPINION: Online education harmful to students’ mental health

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist January 13, 2022

After over a year of online education, students were finally thrilled to be back roaming around campus last fall. However, with the recent surge of the new COVID-19 omicron variant, going back to school...

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