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President Schulz addresses graduate student questions, concerns

President Schulz addresses graduate student questions, concerns

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Administration, GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

GPSA hosted a Chat and Chew on Tuesday with WSU President Kirk Schulz that gave members the opportunity to ask questions regarding issues such as stipends and political participation. GPSA President Amir Gilmore asked how graduate students can balance graduating on time and making enough money. Schulz...

GPSA recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

GPSA recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under GPSA, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

GPSA passed a resolution to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day and discussed recreation fees at its meeting Monday night. After WSU and the City of Pullman wrote resolutions to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, GPSA decided to do the same, Senator Jeremiah Sataraka said. “Based off of that,...

GPSA discusses university budget, stipends

GPSA discusses university budget, stipends

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Students discussed the university budget, new stipend proposals and possible changes to graduate students’ access at the Chinook Student Center and University Recreation Center at a Monday night meeting for the GPSA. WSU budget Joan King, newly-retired associate vice president and chief univer...

GPSA talks voting, UREC hours, athlete mental health

GPSA talks voting, UREC hours, athlete mental health

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under GPSA, GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

At the GPSA meeting Monday night, members discussed mental health, University Recreation hours and voting at WSU. Guest speaker Kamie Ethridge, head coach of women’s basketball, discussed efforts to improve mental health services for student athletes. Mental health was not an issue that was talked...

New website allows students to get involved

New website allows students to get involved

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, GPSA, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A website created by GPSA, ASWSU and the Division of Student Affairs is now available to students on campus who want to try and get more involved. The goal for the website is to encourage students to approach student groups and start networking early on in their college career. “It empowers students...

Graduate students talk parking proposals

Graduate students talk parking proposals

KIRSI LUNDHAGEN, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

At a GPSA meeting Monday night John Shaheen, director of WSU Transportation Services Services, spoke to the Senate on the strategic goals and decision-making process around transit and parking on the university campus. “A common question we often get is, why do I have to pay for parking, why doesn’t...

GPSA discusses mental health

GPSA discusses mental health

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Despite reductions in Services and Activities Fees, members of GPSA said at their Monday night meeting the organization will not be significantly affected by budget cuts this year. GPSA has less money than it did last year, partly because the study center was redone, Executive Vice President David...

GPSA leaders balance school, advocacy

GPSA leaders balance school, advocacy

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 9, 2018


Filed under Administration, GPSA, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Correction: Josh Munroe's name has been updated to reflect its correct spelling. The new leaders of GPSA — Amir Gilmore, David Silva and Josh Munroe — are performing balancing acts. They are graduate students completing their dissertations, job hunters looking for workplaces after graduation and exec...

Graduate professional student leaders outline agenda

Graduate professional student leaders outline agenda

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News

President-elect Amir Gilmore shared his final words as the vice president of the Graduate and Professional Student Association and bestowed a gavel to Vice President-elect David Silva at the year’s last GPSA Senate meeting on Monday. “It’s a privilege to give this position to David,” Gilmore...

Student leaders inaugurated

Student leaders inaugurated

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU President-elect Savannah Rogers and Vice President-elect Tyler Parchem were officially sworn into office during the 23rd Annual Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction ceremony Tuesday. Rogers said her administration is eager to serve the WSU community by empowering students, increasing...

GPSA talks budget with Schulz

GPSA talks budget with Schulz

DAN DOUCET, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Graduate and professional students questioned university leadership about WSU’s spending on athletics, identity theft and technology when WSU President Kirk Schulz attended GPSA’s regular Senate meeting Monday. Schulz said he is hopeful for the next year because he is starting to become better...

Graduate student workers eligible for better dental coverage

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, WSU Pullman campus

Dental care insurance for graduate student assistantships increased from 80 to 90 percent coverage, which will go into effect fall 2018. Sally Makamson, privacy and student insurance specialist at Health & Wellness Services, said the extra coverage would fund services such as preventive and diagnostic...

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