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OPINION: Zoom attendance policies need to be reworked

In the world of online classes, Zoom attendance policies have to take into consideration students' lives.

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

September 16, 2020

Some classes have strict attendance policies. Others couldn't care less as long as you do your work, and some are happy on the middle ground — strongly recommending you show up but not penalizing you if you decide not to. With classes being online now, attendance policies feel like they changed...

OPINION: Attendance policies do not serve students

WSU students are grown adults and should be allowed to miss classes if they need to.

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

June 17, 2020

Since I began attending WSU in fall 2016, I’ve changed my degree five times and within each program I've been apart of — business, music, education, social sciences and philosophy – I’ve encountered a recurring theme. I, a paying adult, am policed daily to attend my courses or else I'd face failure...

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