The Daily Evergreen

OPINION: Keep DACA in place

DACA recipients are the backbone of this country and the survival of the bill ensures their continued residency.

CLAIRE PADILLA, Evergreen columnist

July 8, 2020

In mid-June 2020, President Donald Trump moved to end the DACA program and its protection over undocumented immigrants. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Trump is unable to end the program because he did not go about the correct way of revoking it. Diana Rivera, DACA recipient and sophomore digital...

OPINION: Touchless payment is the way of the future

Touchless and mobile payments minimize risk of viral transmission for the customer and the business.

ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist

July 1, 2020

More businesses need to use mobile payment systems. Mobile payment, or touchless payment as it is sometimes called, has become one of the most convenient methods of transaction. In an age where technology rules over everything, there is no reason why this hasn’t been (or shouldn’t be) widely implemented...

WSU researchers test environmental samples for coronavirus genetic material

Humans and other animals shed coronavirus particles when they are infected. These particles are spread throughout the shedder's environment.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

June 22, 2020

Testing environmental samples for pieces of RNA, the single-stranded genetic material of coronaviruses, may help WSU researchers determine how long the virus can persist outside a host.  Researchers will collect samples of wastewater, soil and stormwater from both urban and rural areas in Washington and ...

Book delivery service suspended

Joanna Bailey, director of Neill Public Library, says the library stopped the service to comply with Gov. Jay Inslee's order.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

March 28, 2020

The Neill Public Library has halted all onsite operations, as well as the home book delivery service due to Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay at home order. Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, said Pullman community members with library cards still have access to more than 100,000 books and movie...

Introduction to studying abroad

“Not all classrooms are with four walls. Studying abroad would be one of the greatest experiences you’d ever make in your life.”

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

For all the Cougs thinking about studying abroad, the upcoming week off could be the perfect time to make a travel plan.  Global learning advisor Jake Babb said the first step for students thinking about studying abroad is to attend a Global Cougs 101 session.  Various programs are on...

Beating the risks of spring break celebration

Beating the risks of spring break celebration


March 12, 2020

White sandy beaches, free laundry service and all-you-can-eat home cooking. These delights and more might await WSU students as they prepare for a week of solace and excitement during spring break. But the chance at fun and relaxation is only half the journey. First, students have to get to where...

WSU campus transition to online classes following spring break

WSU campus transition to online classes following spring break


March 11, 2020

All five campuses on the WSU system will be transitioning face-to-face classes to online following spring break because of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to an announcement on the WSU COVID-19 website.  Phil Weiler, vice president for university marketing and communications, said universit...

No confirmed COVID-19 cases in Whitman County

No confirmed COVID-19 cases in Whitman County

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

March 10, 2020

11:58 a.m., March 11 Update: There are still no confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:58 a.m., Wednesday. The Whitman County Public Health Department has not confirmed any cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the county. Troy Henderson, director of Whitman County Public Health, said it is likel...

SATIRE: The dead walk

COVID-19 totally isn't the start of the zombie apocalypse we hope ...

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist

March 9, 2020

Does the recent coronavirus outbreak have anything to do with the mysterious surge of violent crimes in the Whitman County area that some claim is the result of a “zombie infection”? No, is the resounding answer from the state’s health officials. “There’s no such thing as a zombie ou...

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