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WSU alumna’s business administers COVID-19 vaccines

Jill Harvey and her team at Prevention NW set up local clinics to administer Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter January 19, 2021

A WSU alumna expanded her business to meet the state’s COVID-19 vaccination needs, administering about 500 doses since December. Jill Harvey graduated from WSU in 2004 with a doctorate in pharmacy....

WSU analyzes fall survey data to plan for spring semester

The main goal of the survey was to find out what barriers students may be having with online learning.
ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor January 19, 2021

WSU sent out a survey in late September asking students about their fall experience to better understand how to help students succeed academically amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  The survey was a...

Students return to campus with more choices for in-person classes

Campus visitors and those living in residence halls or on-campus apartments are required to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival.
MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2021

A WSU professor spent her winter break setting up her lab full of industry-grade sewing machines, colorful fabrics and socially-distant tables. Manal Shaheen, apparel, merchandising, design and textiles...

Whitman County confirms one death, 117 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms one death, 117 new COVID-19 cases
ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor January 9, 2021

One male aged 60-79 years recently died from COVID-19, which brings the county’s total number of deaths to 23. From Jan. 1-8, 117 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s...

Local hospital discusses expansion of taxing district, COVID-19 testing

WSU will collect wastewater samples to detect the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in Pullman.
ALISON PLUNKETT, Evergreen reporter January 9, 2021

The Pullman Regional Hospital Board of Commissioners voted to explore expanding the hospital’s taxing district based on community input and discussed COVID-19 testing methods during their Jan. 6 meeting. Board...

Whitman County had 76 new COVID-19 cases in last week

Whitman County had 76 new COVID-19 cases in last week
LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen news editor January 2, 2021

From Dec. 25-31, 76 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total to 2,784 cases. Of the new cases, three females and four males are aged 0-19 years. Fourteen females...

Whitman County confirms 90 new COVID-19 cases in last week

Whitman County confirms 90 new COVID-19 cases in last week
ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor December 26, 2020

From Dec. 19-24, 90 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total to 2,708 cases. Of the new cases, five females and six males are aged 0-19 years. Sixteen females...

Whitman County had 98 new COVID-19 cases this week

Whitman County had 98 new COVID-19 cases this week
LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen news editor December 18, 2020

From Dec. 12-18, 98 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total to 2,618 cases. Of the new cases, five females and seven males are aged 0-19 years. Nineteen females...

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases
CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor December 11, 2020

Nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total to 2,520 cases. Of the new cases, two females and two males are aged 20-39 years, according to a press release from...

Faculty Senate resists million-dollar commitment to athletics

Faculty Senators have been concerned about WSU paying Pac-12 annual membership fees starting in fiscal year 2022.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter December 11, 2020

WSU Faculty Senators expressed concerns during a meeting Thursday that a proposed $2 million to $3 million commitment to help resolve the Athletics budget deficit could harm academic quality.  Budget...

New Garden Restaurant to reopen soon

The restaurant temporarily closed because of Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandates. It will offer take out when it reopens.
TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter December 11, 2020

The owners of New Garden Restaurant plan to reopen Jan. 1 after being closed since mid-October. The establishment temporarily closed because of Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandates, said Kevin Lam, the restaurant...

Whitman County confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases
CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor December 10, 2020

Fifteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings the county’s running total to 2,511 cases. Of the new cases, one female and one male are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release...

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