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Etsi Bravo reopens with food options

Etsi Bravo would usually serve food from the Black Cypress before the pandemic. The nightclub is back open with its restaurant license to serve to-go options and alcoholic drinks from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday to Saturday.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2020

Normally, Etsi Bravo is a hot spot for WSU students. It was a place filled with dancing, guest performers and comedy nights. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the nightclub almost completely shut down. Etsi Bravo opened Aug. 28 for customers to order take out food after about six months of bein...

‘She’s kind of a powerhouse’

Samantha Cruz Mendoza is serving as both an ASWSU Legislative Affairs director and president of the Washington Student Association.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

For Samantha Cruz Mendoza, immigration issues hit close to home, and she knew the only way she could attempt to fix a broken system was to pursue her dream of becoming a lawyer.  When Mendoza started at WSU, she said she planned to just focus on her schoolwork, but she became involved with ASWSU as ...

Coug parents react to COVID-19 cases

One parent said her student decided to quarantine before coming back to her Pullman apartment, and her roommates will not participate in social gatherings.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

Before fall began, parents and WSU students had a decision to make: come back to the Pullman campus or stay at home. Due to the rise in confirmed cases in Whitman County, WSU issued a statement warning students they would face disciplinary action if caught gathering in groups with 10 or more people....

New clinic offers subscription rates, confidentiality

Dr. Jones attended medical school at the University of Washington and then came back to the Palouse to practice medicine.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

A medical clinic recently opened in Pullman and with a different approach to healthcare. Dr. Shaleah Jones is a traditional family physician, she said, but she will not be working with insurance companies. By not working with these companies, she is more free to practice medicine the way she wants,...

Student group mentors Latinx students in STEM

SOLES provides Latinx students studying in STEM a place to learn about professional development, as well as a chance to reach out to high school students interested in WSU.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

The Society of Latinx Engineers and Scientists are revamping their club in hopes of providing more mentoring services and other resources for Latinx students who are pursuing STEM degrees. The main focus of the club is to help students be successful in school and obtain degrees. They also help students...

PNW businesses show resiliency

Despite COVID-19 setbacks, businesses in the Pacific Northwest have stayed resilient, according to a survey from the Carson College of Business. The report showed that hospitality businesses took one of the hardest hits.

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

COVID-19 restrictions and safety precautions hit businesses across the Pacific Northwest hard and it’s safe to say that not one business was immune to the lack of customers, especially small businesses. WSU’s Carson College of Business conducted an annual survey with Edelman Intelligence, a global resear...

Rise of Amazon orders keeps postal workers busy

The Pullman USPS saw an influx of mail to deliver once quarantine hit because people are choosing to shop online over in person.

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

Postage has come a long way from its humble beginnings in the country, especially now that Amazon has become so prevalent during quarantine. In downtown Pullman, what once was the historical United States Post Office building stands taller than all except Evolve. Now, the building is used as a brewery,...

Student raises funds for mother’s breast cancer battle

WSU student Darya Maysam hopes their GoFundMe page can help fund her mother's chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2020

The first question that came into Darya Maysam's head when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer was: "How will we pay?" In terms of family, it is just Darya and her mother. As a full-time college student and part-time employee, Darya said she wanted to find a way to help fund her mother’s b...

WSU alumni show support for local businesses online

The owner of College Hill Custom Threads, in collaboration with another WSU alumnus, made a website to help support other small business owners.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2020

While the lively and bustling community of Pullman has continued to thrive in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, many local businesses have faced several hardships. In the past few months, alumni within the Coug community have collaborated with business owners to provide online resources. WSU alumnus...

Ask Emma: How do I study for college exams?

If the first week of classes already have you stressed out, here are some tips Emma suggests. Some habits include reading your syllabuses and not cramming for exams.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

August 31, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m worried about studying for my classes. I’m a freshman and have never had to study for college exams — let alone college exams online. What should I do to be prepared? I don’t want to flunk my first semester, so any study tips are greatly appreciated. Thank you, A+ ...

‘We are still here, we still care’

As part of a virtual Week of Welcome this fall, multicultural groups from across campus met together to provide resources to incoming and current students. Some of the groups include the African American Student Center and STEM support programs.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2020

As students navigate online learning, multicultural student groups and WSU leaders are collaborating to provide the same level of resources to students.  The Office of Multicultural Student Services worked with campus organizations to provide a virtual Week of Welcome through Conexion. Conexion serves...

Whitman County libraries open to public again

Community members used the Whitman County Library as a gathering space, but with COVID-19 restrictions, staff members are getting creative with how to provide books to patrons.

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2020

After months of offering only online resources, the Whitman County libraries announced it will reopen all 14 branches across the county. While the libraries are reopening, the services offered are limited to comply with state guidelines. Services will be limited to curbside pickup, a grab-and-go service and...

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