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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

There are always opportunities to party, but rarely opportunities to truly focus on relaxation.

OPINION: Spring break was not restful

ANNABELLE PEPIN, Evergreen columnist March 31, 2022

Spring break: a time to relax, spend time with family, catch up on sleep.  Unless that is, you are a part of the vast majority of WSU students who spent their time on the warm beaches...

While some students are wary about the changes to the mask mandate, others are happy to not be wearing masks in class anymore.

WSU students express thoughts on mask mandate changes

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter March 28, 2022

Although WSU has now repealed most of its mask mandates, some students have decided to keep wearing their masks indoors. Julia Nally, sophomore elementary education major, said she did not think it...

Another safety concern to take into account for spring break is sickness. According to Student Affairs, everyone should continue to self-monitor for COVID-19.

WSU encourages students to make smart decisions during break

HUIHUI DAI March 11, 2022

With Spring Break coming soon, WSU’s Division of Student Affairs is providing safety tips and support to students so they can stay safe. Cougar Health Services, WSU's Women*s Center, Cougar Food Pantry...

Multiple shuttles to airports throughout the palouse are available for students to access.

Airport shuttles available for spring break

LIAM CONNORS, Evergreen reporter February 28, 2022

Multiple shuttle options are available for students who plan to leave Pullman for spring break. For students in need of a ride to an airport, there is a free shuttle to Lewiston Nez Perce County...

Overnight parking is restricted from 2-9 a.m. on some streets on College Hill.

College Hill parking to be restricted during breaks

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 15, 2021

The Pullman Police Department will limit parking during fall, winter and spring breaks on parts of College Hill to make road maintenance easier during poor weather conditions. It is difficult for Pullman...

“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...

College students are really going through that (not) “Summertime sadness” this semester.

LETTER: Spring breakers turn spring broken

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor March 18, 2021

WSU has worked long and hard to keep us all healthy and happy for a year now. We’ve seen the cute signs on the president’s lawn and the play-on-words captions posted on the mirrors in the Chinook and...

ASWSU President Curtis Cohen said he wants to ensure academic break days are legitimate rest days.

ASWSU partners with GPSA to help Pullman restaurants

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter November 5, 2020

ASWSU President Curtis Cohen met with ASWSU senators to discuss WSU’s plan to replace spring break with academic break days without homework during Wednesday night’s meeting. Cohen said he and ASWSU...

Research that impacts Native American tribes should be approved by the respective tribes, said Ken Lokensgard, assistant director of the Center for Native American Research and Collaboration.

GPSA Senators discuss effects of canceled spring break, possible in-person classes

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 27, 2020

GPSA senators discussed the effects not having a spring break will have on graduate students during Monday night’s meeting. Samantha Edgerton, doctoral student in history, said her group of GPSA members...

WSU announced last week that there would be no traditional spring break this year. The announcement experienced mixed reactions across social media, with some approving of the decision and others criticizing the administration’s lack of communication with students.

Students react to spring break cancelation

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter October 22, 2020

WSU’s decision to modify the schedule for spring semester has left many students feeling displeased with university officials. “I push 18 credits a semester," said Christian Shaffer, senior double...

Spring break is a time to relax and unwind — students need that.

OPINION: Bring back spring break for WSU students

MADELINE GREER October 22, 2020

WSU recently announced its plans to cancel spring break for spring 2021. They decided to add three days off during the semester and start the semester a week later than originally scheduled. These days...

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