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Ask Emma: I failed a test

No one likes to see an F on a test, paper or assignment. However, Emma has some tips on how to bounce back from a not-so-desirable grade.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist

October 12, 2020

Dear Emma, I just got a test grade back and found out I failed … hard. I’ve never failed a test before, and I don’t know what to do. This kind of feels like the end of the world, or maybe just the cherry on top of 2020.  What do I do? I literally have no idea what to do now. No clue.  Please help, ...

OPINION: How to run a good class

Not all classes are great, but some rise above the rest by engaging students and supporting discussion and debate.

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

September 22, 2020

Every student has probably had a class they loved, and every student has probably had a class they despised. I had classes on both ends of the spectrum and everywhere in-between. However, there are certain things that make a class good. “I prefer classes that have more freedom, especially with in-class...

OPINION: Students need diversity education

More diversity education would help make students more aware of race issues in modern life.

ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist

June 17, 2020

The death of George Floyd has sparked a nationwide conversation about the state of our nation, especially in regards to racial issues and discrimination. More and more people are realizing that problems with racism stem from a lack of education. Many Americans are just not educated enough on other...

OPINION: Access to online classes is not equal

We need to find solutions to allow every student have access to online classes.

CLAIRE PADILLA, Evergreen columnist

June 10, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to push classes online, students are forced to make hard decisions regarding their education. The divide between people with internet access and those without is becoming more apparent. Some students even dropped out because they can’t continue their education. In response...

Professors protect against ‘Zoom bombing’

Gabriel Condon, instructor of classical and jazz guitar, plays a song for his students at the beginning of his Music 120 class September. 2019 morning in Kimbrough 115.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2020

When Gabriel Condon put together a Songwriters Roundtable, he expected the event to be an opportunity for musicians around the WSU campus to share their music. What he did not expect was for his meeting to be the target of Zoom bombing. Condon, instructor of classical and jazz guitar, said within 15 ...

New rules for pass/fail class options

Vice President of Student Affairs Mary Jo Gonzales says the university is working on reimbursement for RDA and all residence and dining halls will remain open.

AMAAN RAHMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2020

Editor's Note: This article has been updated from a previous version, which had stated WSU would not allow pass/fail options. This was clarified in the story using the transcript of the teleconference, but if there's any confusion about the process for applying for a pass/fail please visit the WSU Regist...

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