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Pullman K-1 students return to school via hybrid model

Pullman K-1 students return to school via hybrid model
ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen reporter January 15, 2021

School board members discussed the COVID-19 protocols for reopening schools, including a wellness screener students must complete, during a Pullman Public Schools meeting Wednesday.  On Jan. 4,...

OPINION: Safe ways to socially interact

You can still stay connected and interact with your friends while staying safe and controlling the viral spread.
GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist October 6, 2020

Some people are feeling increasingly isolated with social distancing in place, but social distancing doesn’t mean social isolation. There are plenty of ways to stay connected without leaving the house,...

OPINION: Get virtually involved on campus

There are many different ways to stay active and involved on campus, even during a pandemic.
JACQUELINE MALDONADO-HERNANDEZ, Evergreen columnist September 29, 2020

Being involved in Pullman during a pandemic can seem to be very limited when it comes to engaging with other students. However, WSU still provides various options and opportunities for our fellow WSU students...

OPINION: Cut your professors some slack

Professors and students alike have to deal with the
JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist September 21, 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...

OPINION: Pullman needs stronger COVID-19 enforcement

Students and community members breaking COVID-19 social distancing guidelines need to be reprimanded and dealt with by law enforcement.
JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist September 9, 2020

Whitman County is a growing COVID-19 hot spot in the United States with 1,659 cases per 100,000 residents. Pullman hosts many of those cases as WSU students slowly returned to school. There are currently...

Students reflect on COVID-19 case increase as classes began

Pullman felt empty this summer, but now students have returned, and the possibility of contracting COVID-19 is higher than it was this summer, said WSU student Caitlin Madden.
HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter September 3, 2020

WSU senior Eleanor Kelley felt relatively safe in Pullman during the summer, but as students returned and a surge of COVID-19 cases were recorded, Kelley's notion of safety was challenged. As COVID-19...

OPINION: Greek members need to follow their leaders

While Greek leaders have been working to ensure COVID-19 safety, it’s up to their constituents to follow through and keep the Palouse safe.
MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist September 2, 2020

It is no secret that Greek life nationally carries a stigma of recklessness. WSU’s Greek community, infamous for its party culture, is no different. During this pandemic, the spotlight has cast on...

OPINION: Students need to follow COVID-19 guidelines

WSU's rate of COVID-19 cases is going up, but only because students aren't obeying social distancing guidelines.
MACKENNA ROWE, Evergreen columnist September 1, 2020

Whitman County has seen a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases as students return to Pullman. The case surge was created by an unexpectedly high number of students moving back — some of whom are not following...

OPINION: Stay busy and stay active

There's no shortage of things for Cougs to do to stay active and occupied.
JOEY FRANKLIN, Evergreen columnist August 31, 2020

The pandemic has put the whole world on lockdown, and states across America have issued stay-at-home mandates. Since the shutdown in March, people have struggled to find activities to entertain themselves...

Gardeners continue to find comfort while tending to plants

People are finding solace from COVID-19 at the Pullman Community Garden at Koppel Farm.
LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2020

Gardeners tended to their various flowers, produce and herbs in a nature preserve near the South Fork Palouse River where they are protected from the sound of nearby roads. The Pullman Community Garden...

OPINION: Keep being social during quarantine

You can still get together and hang out with friends. It just won't be in the same room.
HALEY BRICKWEDEL, Evergreen Columnist April 21, 2020

With everything happening in the world, it can be easy to feel alone. Thank goodness for the internet. Without it there would be too much down time and more of a need for hobbies. The internet is the...

OPINION: Make the best of social distancing

While the first couple days back home might be fun, it is important to realize you are not at WSU anymore.
HALEY BRICKWEDEL, Evergreen Columnist April 3, 2020

Social distancing sucks, everyone wants to be hanging out with friends and going out to lunch. Being stuck at home is no fun, but it is the right thing to do. College students often have two homes, the...

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