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Ask Emma: What should I do about my apartment?

Ask Emma gives advice to those who want to live in apartment this year. You can find a place through WSU Free & For Sale pages, as well as Reddit.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist August 23, 2020

Dear Emma, Hello! With all of the troubles going on with WSU announcing the move to online classes, I am struggling quite a bit with my apartment situation. Thinking ahead of time, I applied for an...

Students connect medical history to today’s practice

Thinh Tran reached out to his roommates, friends and professors to create the History of Medicine Club, which he started in fall 2019.
MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor August 23, 2020

Thinh Tran grew up in a family centered around business, but he decided to go a different route. Tran, senior molecular biology major, saw his family practitioner when he was younger and realized that...

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family
CURTIS COHEN and SEAN DOSTER August 16, 2020

Dear Class of 2024, We couldn’t be happier to welcome you into the Cougar family, even in the middle of challenging times. Coug alumni everywhere will tell you that once you’re a Coug, you will...

‘Home to me means being with my sisters’

President Mailari Munoz said she felt like an outcast before joining the Kappa Delta Chi multicultural sorority at WSU.
CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter August 16, 2020

When Mailari Munoz gets a good grade and posts about it on Snapchat, she can expect her sorority sisters to swipe up and send her congratulatory messages. After transferring to WSU when she was 21, Munoz...

OPINION: Stock up on gear for online classes

WSU's distance learning requires a whole new set of skills and equipment.
SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist August 16, 2020

Online education is not for everyone, nor is everyone adequately prepared for it. It’s a different beast, there’s a lot more accountability and — unsurprisingly — a lot more gear involved. I...

OPINION: Fall semester is what you decide to make it

Regardless of circumstance, there are ways to make the best of online learning. This semester still provides some unique opportunities.
SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist August 16, 2020

I am a senior this year at WSU, which means not only am I so close to graduating, but I’m so close to all of my collegiate experiences ending and my career beginning. So how do we, as students, navigate...

Letter to freshmen: A completely new WSU experience

Letter to freshmen: A completely new WSU experience
JAKOB THORINGTON, Guest columnist August 16, 2020

Well, this is certainly a different Week of Welcome experience. Hi, I’m Jakob. I graduated last May, and I am a former Evergreen reporter. Like many of you, I graduated during the middle of our...

OPINION: Support your fellow Cougs

Even though WSU's learning format has changed, we're still a community that needs to support one another.
ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist August 16, 2020

Fall is almost here, and it will definitely be different than anything we’ve faced before. With the recent move to distance delivery for most classes, many students may be frustrated, anxious or upset....

OPINION: Students, staff are changing the future

Cougs all across campus are helping shape WSU's coronavirus response.
MACKENNA ROWE, Evergreen columnist August 16, 2020

COVID-19 has put a damper on the year. Though there are many downsides to the world's situation, there is one topic that is not often considered. Whether it’s wearing masks, social distancing or even...

Letter from the Editor: The art of reinvention

Letter from the Editor: The art of reinvention
MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen ROOTS editor August 16, 2020

As WSU students log into their first Zoom meetings of the semester, I hope they take this unusual time to grow. Growth can take many formats, whether it’s picking up a new hobby or finally listening...

Group celebrates Mexican culture

The Ballet Folklorico de WSU group has previously performed
at Mom’s Weekend, recognition events and graduation.
ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter August 16, 2020

Michelle Cordova decided to lead Ballet Folklorico at WSU with one goal in mind: connecting people to their roots using dance.  Ballet Folklorico is a new WSU club led by Cordova, sophomore landscape...

OPINION: Satire: Frat parties mask up

Whether it's gas masks or chemical suits, WSU students have found a way to keep partying.
JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor August 16, 2020

Hard-bass European club riffs pound through the thin walls of Kappa Kappa Zeta, WSU’s up-and-coming frat house. The smell of spilled beer and cheap cologne is pervasive here, on a Saturday night in August,...

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