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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

When professors test positive for COVID-19 and have to be absent, department heads may choose to move the class to Zoom temporarily or have a temporary instructor.

COVID-19-positive professors manage absences with alternative teaching formats

ELENA ADAIR February 15, 2022

COVID-19-positive instructors have adapted their teaching formats using online resources and guest teachers to fill in the gaps caused by their absence. Any professor that requests time off or is in...

Data was collected in the summer and fall of 2020. Results showed people concerned with their impression of others were likely to hate virtual meetings.

Researcher links public self-consciousness to Zoom fatigue

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor February 10, 2022

A WSU researcher studied the effects of “Zoom fatigue” on 80 U.S. business employees and 350 WSU business college students. The results found highly self-conscious people had worse attitudes towards...

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 18, 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...

Davi Kallman, awareness coordinator and access adviser at the WSU Access Center, said there are several categories of awards recognizing undergraduate, graduate, staff, faculty members and alumna.

Nominations for awards recognizing women close March 19

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter March 14, 2021

The deadline to submit nominations for the WSU Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year Awards is 5 p.m. March 19.  The WSU President's Commission on the Status of Women is in charge of the event....

Students will use a variety of online platforms to present their work to the judges on Zoom.

SURCA student and judge applications open

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief February 1, 2021

Applications for students and judges are now open for the Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities.  The virtual event will take place March 29. Students can compete and win...

Before this change, the recordings were stored for nine months. Now, they are saved for six months to decrease the number of Zoom recordings stored in the WSU cloud.

Zoom recordings will be deleted after six months

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief December 9, 2020

WSU Zoom recordings stored in the cloud will be deleted if they are more than six months old. Prior to this new policy, Zoom recordings were deleted after nine months, said Corey Oglesby, communications...

Zoom classes and online school is still a work in progress.

OPINION: Improving online schooling for next semester

PORTIA SIMMONS December 9, 2020

The coronavirus has changed the regular way of life for most. It has altered the way that students learn. This semester has surely been different, and many people have differing opinions about online school. Some...

The WSU Police and Compliance and Civil Rights were not able to trace the people who Zoom bombed the meeting.

‘I think more could have been done’

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor December 4, 2020

WSU's Black Student Union no longer publicizes its Zoom meeting information after two people who have not been identified made racially offensive comments at a meeting Sept. 15, causing members to feel...

The WSU chapter of SACNAS formed in 2016 as a way for McNair Scholars to connect. Now, the group is open to all people of color interested in STEM.

‘SACNAS embraces the full person’

HANNAH FLORES October 11, 2020

WSU senior Diana Baldovinos found a family of people who share similar goals and passions within the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. SACNAS is an organization...

Jill Creighton, WSU dean of students and associate vice president for student affairs, will host the event.

WSU community standards panel to stream live

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2020

WSU faculty and staff are invited to learn about COVID-19 compliance, academic misconduct and Zoom bombing during the community standards virtual panel 4 p.m. Wednesday.  Jill Creighton, WSU dean of...

Professors and students alike have to deal with the new normal of distanced learning.

OPINION: Cut your professors some slack

JOEY FRANKLIN September 21, 2020

Fall at WSU has been a unique experience with learning and teaching delivered completely online. I have had issues and frustrations over test-taking and going on a wild goose chase to find all my assignments...

Zoom is no longer requiring passcodes and waiting rooms for every meeting.

Zoom to no longer require passcodes for meeting

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2020

Zoom reversed its decision to require passcodes or waiting rooms for every virtual meeting conducted on the platform.  The reversal of required passcodes or waiting rooms is a Zoom decision, not a...

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