The Daily Evergreen

OPINION: Dealing with your first apartment

Students living off campus will have to deal with a whole new set of housing issues like landlords, rent and utilities.

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

October 6, 2020

My mother’s first apartment with my father was nicknamed “the rat hole.” She told me about the train tracks nearby that made the building shake, the puke-yellow plastic table they owned and several other features that made the place an ‘ideal’ residence. With apartments, first doesn’t...

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 24, 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 apartment early on and got it.  However, now that I do not actually need to be there in person,...

OPINION: WSU needs to provide more housing assistance to students

WSU needs to offer more assistance and help to students who were kicked off campus because of COVID-19.

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

July 22, 2020

Like it or not, WSU has decided to offer as many in-person courses as possible. WSU administration consistently, and I believe truthfully, claims that students’ lives are a priority. However, there are certainly some eyebrow-raising reactions that make it seem like maybe WSU wasn’t prepared to deal...

Housing market slows during usual peak time of sales

In Whitman County, buyers can now visit potential homes one-on-one with a realtor rather than looking at pictures online.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2020

With COVID-19 impacting many aspects of life, people are still buying houses and signing apartment leases. The housing market slowed down because of the shutdown. This is typically the busiest time of year to sell a house, said Michael Gordon, owner and broker at Summit Realty Northwest. “The...

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