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A summer spent in small town Pullman is not everyone's first choice.

Summer spent in Pullman is not for everyone

GRACE LAPIERRE May 24, 2021

I have only spent one summer living in Pullman. Right now. This summer. Whether or not I will spend most of my time here has yet to be determined. I feel like most people go back to live with family in...

Joanne Greene, University Recreation programming director, said attending the Summer Advantage program puts first-year students ahead of the curve after graduating high school.

Summer Advantage program gives first-year students head start

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter May 17, 2021

Registration for the WSU Summer Advantage program is now open until early June.  Summer Advantage runs from June 28 to July 30 and helps first-year students transition into college, Joanne Greene,...

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UREC is asking for $1.07 million, and the CUB is requesting about $1.47 million to pay staff salaries and benefits.

Student groups request funds for next year

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 8, 2021

Campus organizations presented requests to receive Services and Activities Fee funding with several groups factoring in losses caused by COVID-19. To receive S&A Fee funding, nonacademic student...

Madison Ruther, WSU junior kinesiology major, said although fitness classes shifted to an online format, University Recreation instructors took advantage of the chance to learn new workouts.

Fitness instructors reflect on remote classes

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor December 7, 2020

As fall comes to a close, WSU fitness instructors reflect on ways they made the most of teaching online classes amid COVID-19 regulations. The majority of this year was spent learning how to thrive...

Yoga comes with a whole host of benefits, both mentally and physically.

OPINION: Yoga benefits mental, physical health

MADELINE GREER November 18, 2020

For many college students, there is always a time when we are stressed about an assignment, test or worried about passing a class. My first year of college did not go as expected, and my spring semester...

The $25 cut is not permanent and students will be charged $279 in future semesters.

Services and Activities fee reduced by $25

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 26, 2020

Services and Activities Fee Committee members decided to reduce the S&A fee from $279 to $254 for spring 2021. The committee met Oct. 20 and 22 to deliberate on student feedback regarding the fees. Students...

Services and Activities Fee committee members heard presentations from on-campus groups on Sept. 13 and 15.

Services and Activities fee committee to decide allocation reductions, receive student feedback

JAYCE CARRAL and EMMA LEDBETTER October 20, 2020

Services and Activities Fee Committee members will decide if on-campus groups will receive a reduction in their allocations for the 2020-2021 fiscal year because of overall budget cuts caused by the COVID-19...

Charging fees for services when students aren't even on campus is unfair to Cougs.

OPINION: WSU is overcharging us

SARAH DANIELS September 2, 2020

Earlier this semester, WSU sent students several emails regarding their decisions on keeping, reducing, or getting rid of various school fees this semester. From what I can tell, they kept them all, without...

GPSA senators met virtually for the first time on Monday.

GPSA senators vote in new member, discuss training resources

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor September 1, 2020

GPSA senators met for the first time this fall on Monday night to discuss mandatory fees, mentor training and travel grants.  There are two upcoming Professional Development Initiative events, which...

There's no shortage of things for Cougs to do to stay active and occupied.

OPINION: Stay busy and stay active

JOEY FRANKLIN September 1, 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...

The WSU Outdoor Recreation Rental Shop partially reopened on Monday. Employees are required to wear face masks and rentals are disinfected after every use.

University outdoor recreation shop reopens for Phase 3

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter June 17, 2020

The WSU Outdoor Recreation Rental Shop partially reopened on Monday, following Whitman County’s approval for Phase 3 of reopening.  Donald Schmit, Rental Shop and Coug Bikes coordinator, said they...

WSU's Student Recreation Center on August 2019. University Recreation facilities are planning to open at 50 percent capacity as Whitman County enters Phase 3.

University Recreation plans for Phase 3 reopening

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 12, 2020

Recreational facilities can operate at 50 percent capacity in Phase 3. However, Gov. Jay Inslee has not provided specific requirements for how fitness centers can open safely. WSU's University Recreation...

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