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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The school is currently in a two-year contract with United Healthcare, the graduate student health insurance provider.

GPSA discusses health insurance options, challenges for grad students

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter October 26, 2021

GPSA voted to appoint a new senator and new representative at their meeting Monday evening. Achyut Paudel will serve as the new senator-at-large for the Department of Animal Science. Samantha Edgerton...

Interested individuals can receive a flu shot at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center this Friday.

Flu shots available to students, faculty members

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2021

To help combat flu season, Cougar Health Services is offering Flu Shot Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through the month of October.  Aside from the flu shot, wearing masks and social distancing...

CHS hosts virtual Real Talk Thursdays

CHS hosts virtual Real Talk Thursdays

CALLIE GERBER October 13, 2021

Cougar Health Services is hosting Real Talk Thursdays this semester through Zoom from 1:30-2 p.m. The Oct. 14 Real Talk Thursday’s topic is “let’s take a mid-semester breather,” according to...

Cougar Health Services is hosting Flu Shot Fridays by appointment throughout the month of October.

Cougar Health Services offers flu shots by appointment starting this week

CALLIE GERBER October 1, 2021

Cougar Health Services offers flu shots every Friday through the month of October starting today. Students can make an appointment for a flu shot through the CHS patient portal. Staff and their family...

A student walks past the Cougar Health Services psychological department on the south side of campus.

Cougar Health Services opens availability for first-time appointments

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 13, 2021

Students are seeking help in Pullman for mental health issues as in-person classes resume this school year.  Counseling and Psychological Services at Cougar Health Services received a higher number...

The Lane K. Brown Foundation is a local nonprofit that provides resources for those struggling with suicidal ideation. Volunteers and team members are pictured here at the 2019 National Lentil Festival Parade in downtown Pullman.

Resources available for students struggling with mental health

HANNAH BOUCHER, Evergreen reporter September 9, 2021

Sept. 5- 11 marks National Suicide Prevention Week — a time for discussions that bring awareness to suicide prevention and different resources available to students in need. Regardless of their year...

The eCHECKUP TO GO is mandatory for underage incoming students.

Incoming students must complete eCHECKUP TO GO

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter August 19, 2021

Incoming students are required to participate in the eCHECKUP TO GO online survey asking questions about their substance use.  The survey is a way for incoming students to reflect on their substance...

Incoming freshmen Tara Wallack received one dose of the vaccine before moving to Pullman. Her second dose was organized by the university and administered within ten days of being on campus, she said. 

WSU to aid international students’ vaccination process upon return to campus

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter June 28, 2021

WSU’s International Student and Scholar Services is partnering with Cougar Health Services to ensure international students have easy access to the COVID-19 vaccine and can return to campus safely. Around...

Cougar Health Services is one of the only places on campus still requiring students to wear masks regardless of vaccination status, said Joel Schwartzkopf, WSU CHS executive director. 

WSU updates COVID-19 policies to reflect state reopening

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter June 25, 2021

WSU announced June 15 that daily health attestations are no longer required to access campus facilities. WSU loosened several pandemic policies over the last several weeks pertaining to daily health...

Butchs Den is located on the lower level of the Compton Union Building.

WSU spring COVID-19 testing ends today

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief April 27, 2021

Today is the last day for spring WSU student, faculty and staff COVID-19 testing. Those in need of a test can go to Butch's Den on the lower level of the Compton Union Building from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Students will now have to pay to park at CHS when using services.

OPINION: Loss of Cougar Health Services free parking is disappointing

GRACE LAPIERRE March 11, 2021

A Twitter post from the ASWSU President on March 1 brought my attention to the fact Cougar Health Services will no longer be offering free parking. ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said he thinks the decision...

“Cougar Health Services primarily was not able to support the $40,000 it costs for free parking because of their budget tightening up this year,” said ASWSU President Curtis Cohen.

Parking fee required at Cougar Health Services

KIARA DOYAL March 11, 2021

WSU students are now required to pay for parking at Cougar Health Services, a cost that used to be free. CHS made the decision in December 2020 after the cost of upkeep of its parking lot became too...

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