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Everything about this new semester feels sweet: the weather, the in-person classes and even walking up the hills toward campus.

Letter from the editor: A sweet return to campus

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor August 26, 2021

After a slow summer spent in Pullman, I am enchanted by the liveliness of our little college town this week. Walking across campus, I recognize the top third of old friends’ faces and am overwhelmed...

In Phase 3, indoor social gatherings cannot include more than 10 people. Outdoor gatherings cannot exceed over 50 people.

WSU to require proof of vaccination, exemption before fall semester

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

WSU students are required to submit proof of vaccination or request exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine to the university before the fall semester in order to attend in-person classes and activities on...

The Evergreen Opinion editor reminisces on the highs and lows of 2020.

Letter from the Editor: We’re finally closing out this semester

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor December 10, 2020

When I first started working for the Evergreen, I was a fresh-faced first year with a spring in my step and a song in my heart. The world was my oyster, by golly, and I was going to milk it for every pearl...

Madison Ruther, WSU junior kinesiology major, said although fitness classes shifted to an online format, University Recreation instructors took advantage of the chance to learn new workouts.

Fitness instructors reflect on remote classes

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor December 7, 2020

As fall comes to a close, WSU fitness instructors reflect on ways they made the most of teaching online classes amid COVID-19 regulations. The majority of this year was spent learning how to thrive...

WSUs new e-sports team will replace in-person sports this semester.

OPINION: Satire: E-sports replace WSU football

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor August 25, 2020

With the recent cancellation of all WSU sports for the semester, the Coug community will be significantly different from past years. No longer will Martin Stadium be filled with cheers or, as was the...

WSUs distance learning requires a whole new set of skills and equipment.

OPINION: Stock up on gear for online classes

SARAH DANIELS August 17, 2020

Online education is not for everyone, nor is everyone adequately prepared for it. It’s a different beast, there’s a lot more accountability and — unsurprisingly — a lot more gear involved. I...

Even though WSUs learning format has changed, were still a community that needs to support one another.

OPINION: Support your fellow Cougs

ADAM HUREAU August 17, 2020

Fall is almost here, and it will definitely be different than anything we’ve faced before. With the recent move to distance delivery for most classes, many students may be frustrated, anxious or upset....

Letter from the Editor: In moments of great stress

Letter from the Editor: ‘In moments of great stress’

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor August 17, 2020

When I was a kid, my dad had a saying that I only found out later he cribbed from George Costanza’s father: “Serenity now!” He’d pull this one out intermittently and in moments of great stress,...

The pandemic has forced many college students to reconsider their options, like whether or not to take a gap year.

OPINION: Freshmen have to make a choice this semester

ADAM HUREAU July 22, 2020

There is no question that this fall is going to look different. Classes, football games and even parties will all have changed. This might leave freshman uncertain as to whether or not they should come...

Prohibiting gatherings of more than 50 people, limiting room occupancy, and designating flow for foot-traffic are among safety procedures WSU plans to implement in the fall.

WSU announces updates to fall instruction

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen deputy news editor June 10, 2020

Instructors in fall 2020 will use a HyFlex model, which is a combination of in-person and distance content delivery, according to a COVID-19 update emailed to the WSU community from WSU President Kirk...

We need to find solutions to allow every student have access to online classes.

OPINION: Access to online classes is not equal

CLAIRE PADILLA June 10, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to push classes online, students are forced to make hard decisions regarding their education. The divide between people with internet access and those without is becoming more apparent....

Students and staff alike need to put their safety ahead of everything else when making decisions about the fall semester.

OPINION: WSU should prioritize student safety this fall

ADAM HUREAU June 3, 2020

There has been a lot of uncertainty recently about whether or not WSU will open up again in the fall. President Kirk Schulz has already made it clear that he wishes to move back to face-to-face instruction...

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