The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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

During a pandemic, there is a lot of uncertainty. This leads to a lack of trust in a vaccine because people may have questions about how the vaccine was created or think it might be dangerous.

Good doctor-patient relationships increase vaccination rates during pandemics

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2021

People who talk with their doctors during a pandemic are more likely to get vaccinated, according to researchers from WSU and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Researchers analyzed people’s responses...

Zeppoz is not open due as determined by the current phase of the re-opening plan. Owner hopes Phase 3 will bring an end to the pandemic.

Local bowling alley’s name inspired by an attention seeking dog

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter February 11, 2021

Before 2000, Pullman and Moscow did not have a family-oriented bowling alley. A group of bowlers decided to change that and went on to build a new business named Zeppoz.  Zeppoz became an idea when...

Assistant professor at the Murrow College says most of our world exists on Twitter

People’s lives begin to look like social media during COVID-19 pandemic

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter February 4, 2021

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, social media usage increased substantially and it is now more important than ever to protect yourself from misinformation.  Yan Su, doctoral candidate...

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2021

Students are returning from winter break this year with more mental health issues than normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Aurora Brinkman, clinical psychology graduate student, said she...

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...

The effect of coronavirus on dogs is more nuanced than it appears.

Guest column: COVID-19 column needs reassessment

CHARLIE POWELL, Guest columnist October 28, 2020

The Oct. 22 Daily Evergreen opinion piece written by Jacqueline Maldonado-Hernandez titled “Protect dogs from COVID-19” contained an emotional risk assessment and errors that need correction. In...

Dogs detecting coronavirus puts them at risk, and we have to consider whether that’s acceptable.

OPINION: Protect dogs from COVID-19

JACQUELINE MALDONADO-HERNANDEZ October 22, 2020

Dogs are now being used at Helsinki Airport to detect COVID-19 on arriving passengers, but they might be more at risk than we think. Elian Peltier, a writer for The New York Times, wrote that the dogs...

Testing and vaccinating for the coronavirus is proving significantly more difficult than we thought.

OPINION: Coronavirus control is a lot harder than we think

DIANA RIOS October 7, 2020

An era of misinformation has led to the rejection of science and verifiable information, although this has proven to have visible cause and effect by the transmission of what we know as the coronavirus. March...

WSU, formerly known as Washington State College, did not allow townspeople to visit campus during the 1918 pandemic. Cases slowed in the winter but spiked in the fall.

100 years later: Another pandemic hits

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 1, 2020

People alive today have become familiar with widespread mask usage, self-quarantines and the politicization of a public health crisis.  Just over 100 years ago, conditions were eerily similar, said...

Mental health issues are some of the lesser-known side effects of a stressful worldwide pandemic.

OPINION: Coronavirus pandemic is affecting mental health

MACKENNA ROWE September 24, 2020

As of June, around 40.9 percent of people in the U.S. are reporting at least one mental or behavioral health condition since the start of the pandemic. Scientists and researchers are working tirelessly...

Its tempting to cast blame on one group, but students and admin are both equally responsible for the COVID-19 problems in Pullman.

OPINION: Students, admin are both to blame for COVID spike

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor September 17, 2020

As COVID-19 cases rise dramatically in the Pullman, people are beginning to point fingers, and many are choosing sides. In most people’s minds, it’s either the students or the administration who should...

The students of today will be the doctors of tomorrow; but do we need more of them?

OPINION: More freshmen in medical school

MACKENNA ROWE August 25, 2020

Since the 1918 influenza pandemic, health workers have been preparing for the next one to hit. It's still a hotly debated question as to whether having more people join the medical field would make a difference...

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