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Services and Activities fee reduced by $25

The $25 cut is not permanent and students will be charged $279 in future semesters.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

October 26, 2020

Services and Activities Fee Committee members decided to reduce the S&A fee from $279 to $254 for spring 2021. The committee met Oct. 20 and 22 to deliberate on student feedback regarding the fees. Students who responded to a request for feedback said they did not want to pay for recreation or...

Services and Activities fee committee to decide allocation reductions, receive student feedback

Services and Activities Fee committee members heard presentations from on-campus groups on Sept. 13 and 15.

JAYCE CARRAL and EMMA LEDBETTER

October 20, 2020

Services and Activities Fee Committee members will decide if on-campus groups will receive a reduction in their allocations for the 2020-2021 fiscal year because of overall budget cuts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ASWSU and GPSA are collecting student comments about S&A fees on social media. These comments ...

Flu shots available to Pullman community

Flu shots are available from now until October.

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2020

WSU Cougar Health Services and Pullman Regional Hospital are offering flu shots to the community to minimize the chances of spreading another respiratory illness like the flu during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Students can get flu shots from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday until Nov. 6 at the Elson S. ...

OPINION: Coronavirus pandemic is affecting mental health

Mental health issues are some of the lesser-known side effects of a stressful worldwide pandemic.

MACKENNA ROWE, Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2020

As of June, around 40.9 percent of people in the U.S. are reporting at least one mental or behavioral health condition since the start of the pandemic. Scientists and researchers are working tirelessly to figure out how all sides of this pandemic have effects on citizens and their mental health. ...

WSU officials emphasize importance of being tested in COVID-19 town hall

WSU President Kirk Schulz said WSU wants to try different measures to address violations of COVID-19 guidelines in a town hall.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2020

WSU established a portal for students to report on events and activities that do not follow COVID-19 guidelines, according to administrative officials during the virtual town hall on Thursday evening.  Jill Creighton, WSU dean of students and associate vice president of student affairs, said WSU...

Local clinics offer telemedicine to patients

Pullman Regional Hospital's primary care clinic, which includes Pullman family medicine and Palouse pediatrics behavioral health, are offering telemedicine services due to COVID-19.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2020

Palouse River Counseling, Pullman Regional Hospital and WSU’s Cougar Health Services offer telemedicine services due to COVID-19.  Megan Guido, Pullman Regional Hospital chief marketing and community relations officer, said telemedicine is utilized through video or telephone where patients can...

CAPS psychologists offer telemental health services for students

Counseling and Psychological Services psychologists are using Zoom and phone calls to speak to patients. One licensed psychologist suggests people should form a routine to help them become productive.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2020

The Counseling and Psychological Services under Cougar Health Services is offering telemental, or remote, health resources to WSU students who are still in Washington state. Loren Brown, associate director at Counseling and Psychological Services, said CAPS can help those who are currently out of state to c...

S&A fee committee expects decrease in revenue

ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas said the student fee will not increase because of financial uncertainty due to COVID-19.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2020

Services and Activities Fee Committee members decided during a 10-hour meeting April 3 to make budget cuts that would allow the S&A fee to stay at $558 for the 2020-2021 school year.  Quinton Berkompas, ASWSU president and S&A committee chair, said the committee members did not feel comf...

WSU campus transition to online classes following spring break

WSU campus transition to online classes following spring break

EMMA LEDBETTER and JAYCE CARRAL

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...

COVID-19 TOWN HALL

Interim Provost Bryan Slinker speaks at a town hall regarding coronavirus on Tuesday afternoon in the Food Science and Human Nutrition building. He says officials are still deciding whether to hold online classes.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 11, 2020

WSU administrators held a town hall meeting to address the possibility of transitioning to online classes and ways to address race-based harassment stemming from COVID-19 on Tuesday. Bonnie de Vries, medical director of Health and Wellness Services, said there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19...

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