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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

People not wearing masks on campus will be asked to show proof of their fully vaccinated status.

Masks, social distancing no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals, WSU says

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 26, 2021

WSU students, employees and visitors will not have to wear masks or practice social distancing on campus if they are fully vaccinated.  People not wearing masks on campus will be asked to show...

Keenan Souve, senior civil engineering major, said while the drive-through is better than nothing, he does not know how likely he is to participate. 

WSU to hold drive-through graduation event 

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen news editor April 12, 2021

After a trying year of virtual learning, WSU Pullman is putting together a drive-through graduation event to celebrate seniors living in Pullman. The event will take place 10 a.m. May 1, said Kim Holapa,...

The WSU Office for Access and Opportunity is offering grab-and-go bags to students, which include some type of protein, grain, fruit and other snacks.

Community Action Center hosts webinar about resources for students

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor February 5, 2021

WSU students are able to attend a webinar at 3:30 p.m. today via Zoom to learn more about various food resources available at the Community Action Center.  The WSU Office for Access and Opportunity...

Stephanie Bray, principal of Franklin Elementary School, said students desks are placed 6 feet apart. Students are required to wear masks at all times.

Second, third graders return to hybrid learning

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor January 21, 2021

Pullman elementary schools welcomed second and third graders back in the classroom via hybrid learning on Tuesday, after kindergarteners and first graders returned to school earlier this month. After...

Students must sanitize the spaces after use and wear a mask at all times while inside the CUB.

CUB expands services by creating more study spaces

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2021

The Compton Union Building expanded its services this spring so students can use individual study spaces throughout the building.  Over 100 individual study spaces are available to students through...

Pullman K-1 students return to school via hybrid model

Pullman K-1 students return to school via hybrid model

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor 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,...

You can still stay connected and interact with your friends while staying safe and controlling the viral spread.

OPINION: Safe ways to socially interact

GRACE LAPIERRE October 7, 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,...

There are many different ways to stay active and involved on campus, even during a pandemic.

OPINION: Get virtually involved on campus


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...

Professors and students alike have to deal with the new normal of distanced learning.

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...

Students and community members breaking COVID-19 social distancing guidelines need to be reprimanded and dealt with by law enforcement.

OPINION: Pullman needs stronger COVID-19 enforcement

JOEY FRANKLIN September 10, 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...

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.

Students reflect on COVID-19 case increase as classes began

HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter September 4, 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...

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.

OPINION: Greek members need to follow their leaders

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor September 3, 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...

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