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Cody Tornow, WSU’s lead international student adviser, said his family struggled to make ends meet at times. While in college, he broke his arm and resorted to getting X-rays from a veterinary clinic to save money.

‘US health care is like a foreign language’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen reporter February 23, 2021

Leaders from multiple WSU departments spoke on students’ issues accessing affordable health care during the GPSA Senate meeting Monday evening.  Cody Tornow, WSU’s lead international student adviser,...

Those with a secure attachment style often have low anxiety and are less likely to avoid their partners during conflict, said Elizabeth McSpadden, research assistant for Cougar Health Services.

Mental health series discusses attachment styles

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen reporter February 19, 2021

WSU students learned how people with different attachment styles respond to isolation caused by the pandemic during a Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services. There are four main...

“People are experiencing a lot of social isolation, which not only impacts dating relationships but impacts individual well-being,” said Jennah Strathausen, Cougar Health Services doctoral psychology intern.

Mental health series discusses dating safely during COVID-19

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter February 12, 2021

WSU students learned about dating safely during a COVID-19 Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services.  There are no clear rules to dating amid a pandemic. It can be a struggle for...

WSU’s COVID-19 respiratory care center is located in Bustad Hall, on the east side of campus.

COVID-19 respiratory center available to WSU students

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter February 4, 2021

Cougar Health Services opened a new respiratory facility to treat WSU students who have more severe COVID-19 symptoms. For students to receive care at the facility, they need to be evaluated via telecommunication...

The student positivity rate was below the five percent positivity mark. Over 4,600 students got tested.

WSU wraps up arrival testing for students

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

All students living, working or otherwise needing to be on campus for spring semester were expected to get a COVID-19 test as they arrived back in Pullman. Beasley Coliseum has been the testing site...

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2021

Students are returning from winter break this year with more mental health issues than normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Aurora Brinkman, clinical psychology graduate student, said she...

WSU will not charge students for COVID-19 testing

WSU will not charge students for COVID-19 testing

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter December 4, 2020

WSU will continue to offer free COVID-19 testing for students at Cougar Health Services and at the National Guard site. Officials decided to bill students’ insurance for tests at CHS earlier this...

ASWSU will recreate the multicultural council, said Jenna Fitzgerald, ASWSU director of diversity and inclusion.

ASWSU Senators announce upcoming projects

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2020

ASWSU senators heard presentations about upcoming projects, including plans for a Students of Color Coalition, which will be formed between ASWSU, several student organizations from WSU and other...

The Washington State Association represents 150,000 students from 15 college campuses, said Zack Turner, WSA executive director.

GPSA senators express importance of mental health for graduate students

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2020

GPSA senators discussed the importance of mental health education and resources available to graduate students during a meeting Monday night. Graduate students believe there is a stigma surrounding...

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

Services and Activities fee reduced by $25

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter October 25, 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...

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

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


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...

Flu shots are available from now until October.

Flu shots available to Pullman community

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter September 29, 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...

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