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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

With the state of COVID-19 and the winter weather, admin is putting students and faculty at risk.

OPINION: WSU administration puts money over safety of students, staff

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor January 6, 2022

“Amazing job at taking a longer time to introduce the panel of people [than] addressing traveling back to Pullman from the West Side!” “They don’t give a crap about our safety/health and...

Mental health counselor Sabrina Votava gives a flash talk about suicide prevention and learning how to help someone in crisis.

WSU hosts fair promoting safety, health, security 

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor October 19, 2021

The Safety, Health, and Security Fair started its week-long in-person and online events, sharing advice and resources about building a safe and happy life. Each day has a different theme, including...

All-Campus Senator Nikolai Sublett listens to a resolution that would require senators to work on one resolution or two bylaws during an ASWSU meeting Wednesday evening in the Compton Union Building.

ASWSU senators discuss campus safety, sexual assault prevention

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

ASWSU voted Wednesday night to require senators to work on one resolution or two bylaws each semester and discussed campus safety resources.  Pro Tempore Katie Carstens, who authored the change, said...

Free masks will be distributed from 3:30-5:30 p.m. today at the Pioneer Center.

Nonprofit distributing free masks to residents

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter August 25, 2020

Rural Resources, a nonprofit organization, is distributing masks to residents at 3:30 p.m. today at the Pioneer Center at 240 SE Dexter St. Melissa Johnson, Rural Resources lead case manager, said mask...

Jill Creighton, dean of students and associate vice president of student affairs, said all individuals on WSU-owned property are expected to complete the COVID-19 attestation form.

WSU launches new attestation system

HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter August 24, 2020

WSU launched a new website to help route students, faculty and guests to a new form needed to gain entrance to all university buildings and facilities.  All individuals visiting or staying on WSU-owned...

The Bookie will operate at limited hours. The store will be open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and weekends from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Bookie operates on limited hours

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter August 17, 2020

The Bookie is implementing safety measures to protect employees and customers from COVID-19, including sneeze guards and counter service.  Erin Svancara, The Bookie general manager, wrote in an email...

Jason Sampson, assistant director of WSU Environmental Health and Safety, said disinfectant will be placed in every classroom to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

WSU to place disinfectant in classes, common areas during fall

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter July 15, 2020

Disinfectants will be provided to WSU departments for free to prepare for fall.  Jason Sampson, assistant director of WSU Environmental Health and Safety, said each classroom will have two containers...

Jeff Guyett, Community Action Center executive director, said CAC received a $270,000 grant to help pay for motel rooms, which will be used by positive COVID-19 individuals who need to quarantine.

Free quarantine housing available to Pullman, Colfax residents with COVID-19

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief July 10, 2020

As students return this fall, a local nonprofit is working to address the need for quarantine facilities that use funding from the state. Jeff Guyett, Community Action Center executive director, said...

The attestation form is available on MyWSU, and it must be be filled out each time before an employee comes to work even if they are working multiple days in a row.

WSU requires employees to complete daily attestation form

ALANA LACKNER, Evergreen managing editor July 6, 2020

WSU is requiring all employees to complete a COVID-19 Attestation Form before coming into work. The form can be found on MyWSU and has to be filled out each time before an employee comes into work,...

Pullman Transit is limiting the amount of passengers allowed on buses to 10-12. Passengers must also sit only in designated areas.

Pullman Transit releases safety rules to be implemented Monday

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter July 3, 2020

Pullman Transit announced new rules promoting social distancing that will take effect July 6. Buses will be limited to 10 passengers, according to a document listing the new guidelines. In cases where...

The Coug reopened on Tuesday after closing last Thursday. Patrons are required to wear masks and practice social distancing.

The Coug reopens after being closed last Thursday

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter July 1, 2020

The Coug reopened yesterday at 11:30 a.m. after its employees were cleared of COVID-19.  The business closed last Thursday because a customer visited the business and then tested positive for COVID-19.  All...

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