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WSU researchers are using computational epidemiology to model the spread of COVID-19.

Researchers use math, computers to model spread of COVID-19

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter June 8, 2020

Eric Lofgren and other researchers in his lab at WSU are using computational epidemiology — a combination of computer simulations and complex mathematics — to model the spread of diseases, like COVID-19,...

Dissmore's employee Gabriella Aragon said she goes through aisles and packages groceries for customers using grocery delivery.

Grocery assembler finds positivity during hard times

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter April 23, 2020

Gabriella Aragon began her job at Dissmore’s as a florist, arranging gift baskets and colorful bunches of flowers. When the store began offering free grocery delivery to adjust to the anxiety of shopping...

A sign outside the Pullman Islamic Center after COVID-19 pushed Gov. Jay Inslee to order residents to stay home.

Local churches, mosque adjust to ‘new reality’ of COVID-19

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2020

When Gov. Jay Inslee issued the executive order to stay home, it left religious leaders questioning how they would conduct their day-to-day services. “I think all of the churches feel the ache...

Governor Jay Inslee announced a stay at home order for Washington citizens on March 23.

Stay-Home order may last longer than May 4, Inslee says

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2020

Though the spread of COVID-19 is declining in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee said in a speech Tuesday night that officials do not know what the process of lifting restrictions will look like yet. There...

It is easy to still not get the correct information about COVID-19, but it is still important to keep social distancing.

OPINION: Don’t relax social distancing rules

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist April 20, 2020

As I write this, I’m thinking about my initial reaction to the coronavirus. I remember thinking, desensitized as a kid by frenzies over new pandemics that ended up fizzling out, that this was not going...

Students who stayed in Pullman are not still there to have the standard college experience. They stayed because of money and jobs.

OPINION: Don’t judge students coming back to Pullman

DANIELLE DENNEHY, Evergreen Columnist April 15, 2020

Across the board, it is just a Coug thing to consider Pullman home. We post pictures throughout every break reminiscing on the times we miss on the Palouse. Always finding our way back home has never...

Closing the Greek houses at WSU was a smart choice, but the people living in them should have had a say as well.

OPINION: Closing Greek row was good

ANTHONY TORCHIA, Evergreen Columnist April 13, 2020

The commitment of WSU to distance-learning methods and virtual classes for the remainder of the semester prompted a gradual exodus of students from Pullman. This was a voluntary choice for students who...

While the first couple days back home might be fun, it is important to realize you are not at WSU anymore.

OPINION: Make the best of social distancing

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...

Gov. Inslee extends stay-at-home order until May

Gov. Inslee extends stay-at-home order until May

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter April 2, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee extended the emergency stay-at-home order until May 4, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Washington. The order will last until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 4, according to...

Matthew Sutherland, vice president of legislative affairs, said his hope is for GPSA to donate money to Dissmore's to help graduate students pay for groceries.

GPSA prepares for future with COVID-19 implications

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen GPSA reporter March 31, 2020

The WSU Graduate School dean addressed questions from GPSA senators about operations affected by Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order.  Dean Lisa Gloss said the graduate...

Teenage female tests positive for COVID-19

Teenage female tests positive for COVID-19

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter March 26, 2020

A female in her teens tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday morning. She is the third confirmed case in Whitman County, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Health...

Governor Jay Inslee announced a stay at home order for Washington citizens on March 23.

Washington defines ‘essential workforce’ for stay-at-home order

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter March 25, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a stay-at-home order on Monday for all Washington residents in response to a growing number of COVID-19 cases statewide. Among those exempt from the order are members of the...

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