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The COVID-19 vaccination mandate for hospitals resulted in many outraged
medical professionals. Where should the line be drawn regarding personal liberty and public
health?

COVID-19 vaccination more important than personal liberty

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 27, 2021

Editor’s note: All names have been changed for the sources’ protection. In early August, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a mandate that requires healthcare workers and many others to be fully vaccinated...

In this album without explicit lyrics, the artist screams for a different life.

Album review: ‘Sunbather’ by Deafheaven

COLE QUINN, Evergreen photo editor September 23, 2021

Back when I wrote my series “The Search for the Greatest” last year, I had to cut some albums after overestimating how many weeks of the term were left. One of the albums I cut, unfortunately,...

Plants are the best medicine

Plants are the best medicine

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2021

Plants — my slight obsession. I could cry over receiving a new plant. Seeing all those leafy green hands reaching for me makes me feel basically like a mom with a new baby. I am a stereotypical plant...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said in a virtual town hall Tuesday afternoon that WSU requested $10 million from the state legislature to fund salary increases for faculty and staff.

Faculty COVID-19 testing limited by resources, administrators say

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 22, 2021

WSU officials announced that a national supply chain issue caused limited access to faculty COVID-19 testing. WSU could ramp up testing overnight if not for this shortage, said WSU President Kirk Schulz....

WSU Head Coach Nick Rolovich walks to the sideline as a fan holds a sign at him Sept. 4 at Martin Stadium in Pullman.

Hot seat gets hotter

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor September 9, 2021

After an off-season filled with off-the-field distractions, the Cougars walked into Martin Stadium in front of a packed student section. A night that should have been full of celebrations ended with heartbreak...

Lisa Gloss, WSU Graduate School dean, speaks to GPSA senators about the school and its programs.

GPSA hosts first official senate meeting for school year

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor August 31, 2021

WSU's Graduate and Professional Student Association held its first official senate meeting for the 2021-22 school year on Aug. 30 in the Compton Union Building.  As the representative body for...

People infected with the delta variant are more likely to spread the virus because there are more viral particles present in their nose and mouth. The variant is a mutation of previous strains.

Science Explained: Why is the Delta variant so contagious?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor August 26, 2021

The Delta variant has been dominating headlines recently. We keep hearing that it is “more contagious” than previous strains — but what exactly does that mean? The answer lies in the viral strain’s...

COVID-19 vaccine shows hypocrisy of Left

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist August 23, 2021

*Editor's note: One interviewee will remain anonymous to avoid any blowback. Due to extenuating circumstances, the original visual was removed. In recent years, the Black Lives Matter movement has brought...

Gov. Jay Inslee said he is not concerned about a mass exodus of education employees refusing to get vaccinated and advised that anyone with concerns about the vaccine should consult their doctor.

COVID-19 mandates return to Washington state

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen reporter August 20, 2021

In a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced all Washington K-12 and higher education employees are required to get vaccinated, in addition to reinstating an indoor mask mandate for all Washingtonians. All...

WSUs priority should be ensuring students get their degree and have a safe campus experience no matter what happens this academic year by providing them adequate guidance and support.

International students’ choice to be vaccinated should not impact education

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist August 19, 2021

Between trying to acquire a full vaccination status and exercising and defending their right not to be vaccinated, for WSU’s international students, the return to in-person classes is beyond stressful.  WSU’s...

WSU Football Coach Nick Rolovich attends Pac-12 Media Day virtually.

WSU head coach addresses decision to remain unvaccinated during Pac-12 Media Day

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor July 28, 2021

With Pac-12 Media Day in the books, WSU head football coach Nick Rolovich’s statements to the media regarding his vaccination status was the highlight for Cougar fans. The head coach faced more questions...

Around 90 percent of people on campus need to get vaccinated to achieve some type of herd immunity.

Delta variant poses threat to fall semester

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2021

The newly discovered COVID-19 Delta variant is one of students’ biggest threats as the fall semester approaches.  WSU is taking precautions for another potential outbreak of the virus, with unvaccinated...

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