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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

GPSA: Cougar Health Services offered to graduate students

GPSA: Cougar Health Services offered to graduate students

ALEXANDRIA BUCK, Evergreen reporter September 13, 2022

At the Graduate and Professional Student Association meeting on Tuesday, students discussed mental health options available for students and their plans to make change in the spring semester. Marie...

COVID-19 test positivity spikes in Whitman County

COVID-19 test positivity spikes in Whitman County

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor August 23, 2022

Whitman County reported 86 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in the past seven days, according to the Whitman County Public Health website.  With a high test positivity rate of 25%, cases may be “significantly...

Monkeypox spreads through prolonged direct contact or large droplets, meaning it is not as transmissible as COVID-19.

Cougar Health Services offers monkeypox resources

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor August 22, 2022

Cougar Health Services now offers monkeypox virus testing, providing results within two to three business days after the test.  The on-campus clinic will help students reduce rashes and the spread...

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

WSU addresses mental, physical health needs on campus

SANDI KOBIESA, Editor-in-chief August 18, 2022

As Cougs return to Pullman, they can use health and wellness services WSU offers if they are struggling with mental health or need to make a doctor's appointment.   Cougar Health Services Cougar...

The five members of the team have worked to gather information and create a campaign for lymphoma awareness using all their public relations knowledge.

Public relations team enters national contest, hopes to make a difference in community

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor March 7, 2022

A team of five public relations students will represent WSU in the 2022 Bateman Case Study Competition and raise awareness for adolescent and young adult lymphoma among WSU students and the community.  The...

ASWSU members look forward to elections, reflect on Capitol event

ASWSU members look forward to elections, reflect on Capitol event

SHEILA JOHNSON February 4, 2022

ASWSU Senators discussed passing the torch to future leaders, a peer-led drug and alcohol committee and mental health resources during their meeting on Wednesday. ASWSU President Brian Patrick is working...

Junior computer science major Cora Hernandez (left) and junior digital technology and culture major Austin Wetzel create watercolor paintings at Cougs for Recovery’s weekly Art Night, Friday, Jan. 28, at the Fine Arts Center.

‘There’s something to be said about knowing you’re not alone’

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor February 3, 2022

Jennifer Madison came to WSU with only a coffee cup, a blanket and an internet connection.  She struggled with homelessness and addiction for a few years before applying to WSU. The day she applied,...

Counseling and Psychological Services began offering Telehealth during the pandemic so students who were not on campus could still access mental health resources.

More students used counseling services in fall compared to pre-pandemic semesters

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor January 19, 2022

Cougar Health Services saw more students last semester than non-pandemics, with mixed reactions about the first in-person classes in a year and a half.  Loren Brown, WSU Counseling and Psychological...

Diego Lopez, ASWSU deputy director of legislative affairs, spoke during the ASWSU Senate meeting Wednesday night about Coug Day at the Capitol.

Coug Day at the Capitol to happen virtually Jan. 24

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter December 9, 2021

Coug Day at the Capitol, an event giving students the opportunity to advocate for needs on campus, will happen virtually on Jan. 24.  Estela Navarro and Diego Lopez, ASWSU deputy directors of legislative...

Multiple factors can contribute to developing a mental health condition, including predispositions and additional stressors.

Experts offer stress management tips leading into finals

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2021

Effective coping strategies can help students manage the stress of school, especially with finals week approaching. This is a crucial time for students, as 75 percent of all lifetime mental health conditions...

Cougar Health Services will continue to handle vaccine exemptions for new requirements in fall 2023.

Cougar Health Services to host COVID-19 booster clinic

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter November 29, 2021

Cougar Health Services will administer COVID-19 booster shots from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the CHS vaccine clinic.  The boosters are available for current WSU students, and appointments are...

Academic coached and advisers create the ASCC workshops. All of the presentations get input from academic advisers while some are reviewed by students.

ASCC hosts live self-help workshops through Zoom

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2021

The Academic Success and Career Center is hosting live workshops mainly through Zoom to help students who need more support. Workshop topics range from self-care to discussing personal brands and why it...

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