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Students speak about high school experience amid pandemic

Classes at Pullman High School began Aug. 31. Students say classes are more populated and teachers are more flexible than last school year.

HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2020

As local COVID-19 numbers continue to rise, students attending high school discuss adapting to online learning, missing social interaction and worrying about the pandemic. Not being able to attend physical classes and socialize with other students is frustrating, Steven Burkett, senior at Pullman ...

Club members raise funds to protect sharks

The WSU Shark Conservation Club organizes shark week
annually. This year, it will take an online format instead.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2020

One wildlife ecology and conservation sciences major had a vision to save sharks. So she did. The WSU Shark Conservation Club was founded in 2018. President Amanda Krieger said the goal for this club is to educate the public about the impact sharks have on the human population. “Sharks are har...

Undergraduate classes move online for fall; letter urges students not to return to campus

Undergraduate classes move online for fall; letter urges students not to return to campus

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

July 23, 2020

The WSU Pullman campus will be offering all undergraduate classes remotely with very few in-person exceptions, according to a letter WSU officials published today. WSU will announce information about graduate classes by Aug. 1.  Delivery options for class schedules will be finalized Aug. 1, said...

Fulbright Academy delays trips abroad to prevent possible COVID-19 infections

The Fulbright Academy has deferred all travel abroad plans for students, staff and faculty due to COVID-19.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

July 8, 2020

The Fulbright Academy has deferred all trips abroad for scholars and members due to COVID-19, which affects the plans of many WSU students and faculty. Erin-Kae Rice, director of external affairs for WSU’s Office of International Programs, said the academy offers students, faculty and staff the chan...

Cougs Rise employee recognized

Cougs Rise employee recognized

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

May 8, 2020

WSU’s Academic Success and Career Center named Noah Sanchez, Cougs Rise communications assistant, as WSU Student Employee of the Year.  Ray Acuña-Luna, Cougs Rise project director, said he nominated Sanchez because he has an intrinsic motivation to do well.  “He's not the kind of person t...

Students describe their experience with federal financial relief

Students describe their experience with federal financial relief

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2020

Some WSU students received a $1,200 stimulus check to provide some financial relief from economic stress caused by COVID-19, however, some students did not get one as they did not meet federal tax requirements. Aria Boyce, a computer science major, said she was not claimed as a dependent on her parents...

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