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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU to eliminate vaccine mandate for employees, contractors, and volunteers in most settings

WSU to eliminate vaccine mandate for employees, contractors, and volunteers in most settings

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 24, 2022

WSU is set to eliminate the Covid-19 vaccine mandate for employees, contractors and volunteers, according to WSU Insider.  The lifting of the mandate is coupled with Governor Jay Inslee’s announcement...

Cheery signs and a loose mask policy are not sufficient if we want to actually beat the COVID-19 pandemic at WSU.

OPINION: Dorm residents – quarantine yourself

FALLON LYTWYN, Evergreen web editor February 8, 2022

Editor's note: some names have been changed to protect identity I had to learn the hard way to truly understand Housing and Residence Life's hypocrisy.  After getting COVID-19 recently myself,...

Students living on campus who test positive for COVID-19 are sequestered in McEachern Hall for quarantine.

WSU houses COVID-19-positive students in McEachern Hall

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter January 17, 2022

McEachern Hall is continuing to house students who have contracted COVID-19. If a student contracts COVID-19, there are processes in place to keep the WSU community safe.  First, there are a variety...

WSU administration announced at Wednesdays town hall meeting that in-person classes and university functions will continue for spring semester.

WSU classes to remain in-person

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor January 6, 2022

WSU officials announced classes will remain in-person this semester at a Wednesday town hall meeting.  Phil Weiler, vice president of marketing and communications, said the high vaccination rates...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said the Athletics budget is expected to be balanced next summer during a GPSA meeting Monday night.

Schulz answers GPSA’s questions about COVID-19 policies

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Multimedia editor December 1, 2021

President Kirk Schulz addressed the GPSA Senate and answered questions from senators during a Monday night meeting. COVID-19 Jocelyn McKinnon-Crowley, senator for the Edward R. Murrow College of...

Butch T. Cougar interacts with some fans at Martin Stadium Sept. 4 in Pullman.

WSU to require proof of vaccination for football games

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter September 7, 2021

Today, WSU Athletics announced a new COVID-19 policy requiring everyone over 12 years old to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of a game. The new policy goes into...

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...

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 20, 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...

Danielle Ivory, New York Times reporter, said the project tracked COVID-19 data on spreadsheets, maps and charts, including case numbers, mortality rates, vaccine eligibility and more.

WSU professor, Pullmanite recognized for contributions to Pulitzer Prize winning project

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER June 22, 2021

A COVID-19 case tracking project from The New York Times involving contributions from a WSU professor and Pullman native was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service earlier this month. Danielle...

COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted, state reopening

COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted, state reopening

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter June 22, 2021

Pullman is preparing to lift almost all COVID-19 related restrictions after Gov. Jay Inslee announced the state’s reopening on June 30. All restaurants and businesses will be allowed to operate at...

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