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Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

Letter to the Editor: Welcome to the Cougar family

CURTIS COHEN and SEAN DOSTER

August 17, 2020

Dear Class of 2024, We couldn’t be happier to welcome you into the Cougar family, even in the middle of challenging times. Coug alumni everywhere will tell you that once you’re a Coug, you will always be a Coug. This fact has not changed even as our beloved Pullman campus has moved online for...

Letter to freshmen: Stay connected despite COVID-19

Letter to freshmen: Stay connected despite COVID-19

BRUCE MULMAT, Guest columnist

August 17, 2020

This will be an interesting semester for Cougs everywhere. Obviously, everyone knows that WSU Zoom 2: Electric Boogaloo will make classes more difficult, and it will make labs almost impossible. To all the STEM majors: I give to you my condolences. The best part of school for me was the people....

OPINION: Fall semester is what you decide to make it

Regardless of circumstance, there are ways to make the best of online learning. This semester still provides some unique opportunities.

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

August 17, 2020

I am a senior this year at WSU, which means not only am I so close to graduating, but I’m so close to all of my collegiate experiences ending and my career beginning. So how do we, as students, navigate this? When things first went online, I was most worried about my career. I want to perform but...

OPINION: Support your fellow Cougs

Even though WSU's learning format has changed, we're still a community that needs to support one another.

ADAM HUREAU, Evergreen columnist

August 17, 2020

Fall is almost here, and it will definitely be different than anything we’ve faced before. With the recent move to distance delivery for most classes, many students may be frustrated, anxious or upset. In these challenging times, we have to remember the importance of supporting those around us and...

University staff prepare for Week of Welcome

Joni Ford, assistant director of new student programs, said WoW’s transition online occurred recently.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2020

Week of Welcome transitioned to a virtual format this year but will feature new events such as an online Fight Song Sing-A-Long and a virtual resource fair. WoW will continue until Aug. 23. Kimberly Holapa, WSU associate vice president for external engagement and strategic initiatives, said WoW is...

OPINION: A radically different freshman experience

As August approaches, WSU's incoming freshmen will face new challenges related to COVID-19.

MACKENNA ROWE, Evergreen columnist

July 15, 2020

In March, schools across the world had to switch formats and completely shut down due to COVID-19. As August approaches, accommodations are still needed to continue with the 2020-2021 school year. Many first-year students had high hopes for the fall and being back in-person at WSU. Though this is...

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