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Around 90 percent of people on campus need to get vaccinated to achieve some type of herd immunity.

Delta variant poses threat to fall semester

VICTORIA GIOMI July 21, 2021

The newly discovered COVID-19 Delta variant is one of students’ biggest threats as the fall semester approaches.  WSU is taking precautions for another potential outbreak of the virus, with unvaccinated...

The university has approximately 45,000 HIPAA-compliant Zoom licenses currently in use. 

WSU Zoom accounts, meetings now HIPAA compliant

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter July 19, 2021

All WSU Zoom accounts and meetings are Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliant as of July 16. The university intends to safeguard the privacy of protected health information with...

Vaccinated students are recommended to keep their proof of vaccination available at all times because it may be needed occasionally.

Vaccination exemption applications now available

VICTORIA GIOMI July 9, 2021

Students can now submit their COVID-19 vaccination statuses and apply for exemptions on the Cougar Health Services Patient Portal for the fall semester. All students must submit proof of vaccination...

The Myanmar military launched a coup on Feb. 1 following an election won by Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party. Military officials claim the election results were falsified.

WSU Myanmar students fear for families back home

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter July 7, 2021

Several WSU students from Myanmar have been displaced in Pullman since their nation’s military seized control of the government in February. Sandi Win Thu, plant biology doctoral student and recent...

All classes previously scheduled as a hybrid option are being changed to in person and assigned classrooms as soon as possible.

Classes to be held at 100 percent capacity

VICTORIA GIOMI July 2, 2021

WSU officials announced Wednesday that all classes for the fall semester will be held in person at 100 percent capacity.  WSU officials announced Wednesday that all classes for the fall semester will...

The development team is considering using the retail spaces as a grocery store, fast food restaurant, wine tasting room, and hair and nail salon.

Housing, retail facilities to be built on Terre View Drive

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 28, 2021

Construction on a new apartment complex with several amenities began around a month ago near the WSU water tower on NE Terre View Drive.  WSU leased 18.6 acres of property to CP Sagamore University...

Concession stands will be open, and fans have the option to tailgate.

Martin Stadium to open at full capacity

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 28, 2021

WSU announced Martin Stadium will open at full capacity for the fall football season Wednesday. WSU officials attended several meetings over the last few months with the University of Washington and...

Cougar Health Services is one of the only places on campus still requiring students to wear masks regardless of vaccination status, said Joel Schwartzkopf, WSU CHS executive director. 

WSU updates COVID-19 policies to reflect state reopening

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter June 25, 2021

WSU announced June 15 that daily health attestations are no longer required to access campus facilities. WSU loosened several pandemic policies over the last several weeks pertaining to daily health...

Danielle Ivory, New York Times reporter, said the project tracked COVID-19 data on spreadsheets, maps and charts, including case numbers, mortality rates, vaccine eligibility and more.

WSU professor, Pullmanite recognized for contributions to Pulitzer Prize winning project

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor June 23, 2021

A COVID-19 case tracking project from The New York Times involving contributions from a WSU professor and Pullman native was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service earlier this month. Danielle...

WSU recently announced the transition from Blackboard to Canvas for the fall 2021 semester.

Canvas training to be held virtually Tuesday

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter June 21, 2021

WSU Academic Outreach and Innovation will be hosting an online Canvas training workshop at 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22. WSU recently announced the transition from Blackboard to Canvas...

The professional sales certificate program consists of five classes but usually takes around 2 years to complete.

WSU Pullman to offer professional sales certificate program

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 16, 2021

The WSU Professional Sales Program will expand to Pullman this fall from the Vancouver campus. During the program, students learn sales skills and management, said Ron Pimentel, Professional Sales Program...

The food pantry is currently located in the Lighty Student Services Building, but is set to move to a centralized location in the Compton Union Building over the summer.

Student fee to support new full-time food pantry position

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter June 16, 2021

WSU plans to hire a full-time employee to manage the food pantry on the Pullman campus starting this fall. Revenue generated from the $5 per semester Cougs Against Hunger Student Food Pantry Fee will...

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