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The university is planning for courses with over 100 students to be online.

Eighty percent of classes to be held in person next fall

VICTORIA GIOMI April 28, 2021

After over a year of distance learning, WSU Pullman is opening its classrooms next fall with hopes of having 80 percent of classes in person.  WSU administration wants the maximum number of in-person...

Students are doing an excellent job upholding state and local COVID-19 guidelines to ensure their safety, said Jim Bruce, Jefferson Elementary School principal. 

School board reviews online activities for students, healthier meals 

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

Pullman Public Schools board discussed new ways to keep students engaged online as they transition to in-person learning and updated meal services during a meeting Wednesday evening.  Students...

Professor speaks to black screens, the reality of online learning.

OPINION: New semester brings opportunities for community growth in classroom

MEGHAN HENRY January 21, 2021

There is much to look forward to in a new semester in Pullman: chilly weather, being reunited with friends, new classes and a fresh start to grades. Even online, there is a reinvigorated sense of drive...

Many community members urged the Pullman School Board to move up the start date for in-person learning for kindergartners and first graders.

‘It’s time to provide an option for all kids who have lost all the life in their eyes’

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen managing editor November 13, 2020

Many parents and teachers expressed their desire for kindergarten through first-grade students to return to in-person instruction sooner than Jan. 4 in a Pullman School Board meeting Thursday. In its...

AVON is being used to meet WSU’s demands for academic videos and video streaming. AVON is more affordable

WSU Libraries implements new video database

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen managing editor November 12, 2020

WSU Libraries is offering students and faculty members a new video database, which contains more than 72,000 videos. ProQuest’s Academic Video Online is licensed through the Orbis Cascade Alliance,...

With online testing, students are facing more and more issues that can be stressful.

OPINION: Dealing with online testing

HANNA YUZYUK September 29, 2020

Being a student forces us to face many different challenges. We need to leave home and our friends. Sometimes, we even need to move to a different country. This learning process is beneficial in all senses...

Professors and students alike have to deal with the

OPINION: Cut your professors some slack

JOEY FRANKLIN September 22, 2020

Fall at WSU has been a unique experience with learning and teaching delivered completely online. I have had issues and frustrations over test-taking and going on a wild goose chase to find all my assignments...

Not all classes are great, but some rise above the rest by engaging students and supporting discussion and debate.

OPINION: How to run a good class

GRACE LAPIERRE September 22, 2020

Every student has probably had a class they loved, and every student has probably had a class they despised. I had classes on both ends of the spectrum and everywhere in-between. However, there are certain...

Wi-Fi issues, resource allocation, lack of electronics — these are all problems affecting rural students with little to no access to the necessities that go along with online school and college courses.

OPINION: Online learning hurts rural students

MACKENNA ROWE September 17, 2020

The world feels like it’s ending. The stress of economics, pandemics and now fires affect most students and families in Washington. These stresses also affect education for students, especially those...

In the world of online classes, Zoom attendance policies have to take into consideration students' lives.

OPINION: Zoom attendance policies need to be reworked

GRACE LAPIERRE September 16, 2020

Some classes have strict attendance policies. Others couldn't care less as long as you do your work, and some are happy on the middle ground — strongly recommending you show up but not penalizing you...

The Zoom bombings began on Sept. 2 and continued onto the next day. The district switched from Zoom to Google Classrooms to prevent future hacks.

District switches platforms after hackings

HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter September 10, 2020

The individuals responsible for recent Zoom bombings have not been caught, leading Pullman Public Schools to switch their online courses to Google Classroom.  Lincoln Middle School experienced five...

Pullman Public Schools begin instruction Aug. 26 via distance delivery. Classes will be synchronous and asynchronous.

Pullman school district to start courses with distance learning

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter August 24, 2020

Pullman Public Schools is moving to a distance-learning format for the start of the school year on Aug. 26, following a recommendation from the Whitman County Public Health Department.  The Whitman...

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