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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

From September 2020-21, Pullman PD responded to 67 suicide-related reports, three of which resulted in death. WSU PD expereienced fewer reports than Pullman PD because of a lack of students on campus.

Pullman PD responds to bulk of suicide-related reports

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

From Sept. 1, 2020, to Sept. 1, 2021, Pullman Police Department received 67 reports relating to suicide. Jake Opgenorth, Pullman PD Operations Cmdr., said three reports relating to suicide resulted...

 “Open heart, mind and sole” is the main theme of the event and everyone is welcome to attend. Last year’s event was canceled due to COVID-19.

Second annual mental health 5K to be held virtually

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor April 8, 2021

The Latah Alliance on Mental Illness is hosting the second annual walk for mental illness May 1-8.  The first walk was held in person in 2019 and was a huge success, said event coordinator Jensen Southwick....

Pullman PD considered creating the officer wellness app for the past few years but could not fund the project until recently.

Pullman PD launches officer wellness app

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor April 7, 2021

The Pullman Police Department partnered with the company Cordico to develop a new officer wellness app, which launched at the end of last month. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the department’s...

Hailey Basaraba and Anna Engle, registered nurses at Pullman Regional Hospital, said one of the greatest struggles they have faced is keeping up with the changing protocols within the medical community. 

PRH nurses reflect on pandemic

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it a difficult year for everyone, but healthcare workers like those at Pullman Regional Hospital have endured extreme levels of stress. Now that the end is in sight, many...

“When its in the middle of the week, we still have so much homework to do,” said Lesley Arceo, first-year nutrition and exercise physiology major. “So were just going to be using it for work anyway.”

Mental health days not same as spring break

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor March 18, 2021

Two WSU students discussed the importance of having spring break to take time off from school, after WSU administrators decided to separate spring break to multiple break days. “I’m working from...

“The reality is nothing ever happens according to the book,” said Residence Life director Brandon Brackett. “There’s a little bit of improvisation, but the starting framework is there for us to identify and then connect [residents] with bigger resources on campus.”

Residence Life staff reflect on mental health training

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter March 11, 2021

Mental health training prepared resident advisers and residence life staff to deal with hard situations involving students. Former Regents RA Hailey Chamberlain said RA training happens over a two-week...

“Were all susceptible to struggling,” Cunningham Chilton said. “This isnt something that should have stigma attached to it.” 

‘Bearing witness to other people’s suffering can take its toll’

LOREN NEGRON and TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER February 25, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story is part of the news section’s Mental Health Series and contains themes of suicide and other mental health issues. If you need help, please contact the National Suicide...

The Mental Health Series will cover a wide range of subjects, including features on community members mental health experiences.

Letter from the Editors: Mental Health Series launches this week

LOREN NEGRON and ABBY DAVIS February 16, 2021

The pandemic has affected everyone differently. It drastically changed our lives, from finances and relationships to employment. Isolation and distance learning are new challenges students must deal with.  We...

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