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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

Senators elected Reanne Chilton as GPSA president during a meeting Monday night.

GPSA elects new president

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2021

WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association voted to make Reanne Chilton, vice president and chair of legislative affairs, the new GPSA president during a meeting Monday night. Chilton is...

In-person learning has given student organizations, such as ASWSU and GPSA, the opportunity to hold more events than last year. The ability to host in-person events brought a sense of community that many people felt was lacking during the pandemic. 

GPSA discusses getting students involved

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 15, 2021

WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association discussed different on-campus activities available for students through Student Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement during its meeting...

Lisa Gloss, WSU Graduate School dean, speaks to GPSA senators about the school and its programs.

GPSA hosts first official senate meeting for school year

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor August 31, 2021

WSU's Graduate and Professional Student Association held its first official senate meeting for the 2021-22 school year on Aug. 30 in the Compton Union Building.  As the representative body for...

Graduate students can stop by Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe and pick up an ice cream cone of their choosing 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 7.

Graduate students plan paint night, Ferdinand’s giveaway

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 2, 2021

The GPSA Executive team is ending the semester with several events for graduate and professional students, including a virtual paint night and free ice cream. Students can stop by Ferdinand’s Ice...

Mary Jo Gonzales, WSU vice president of Student Affairs, said there is not much WSU can do in terms of disciplinary measures outside of student conduct interviews, which are confidential.

GPSA discusses continued mitigation of COVID-19

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor March 30, 2021

A university official answered students' questions on timelines for reopening certain campus services and vaccinating the student body during the GPSA Senate meeting Monday evening.  Mary...

Cody Tornow, WSU’s lead international student adviser, said his family struggled to make ends meet at times. While in college, he broke his arm and resorted to getting X-rays from a veterinary clinic to save money.

‘US health care is like a foreign language’

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

Leaders from multiple WSU departments spoke on students’ issues accessing affordable health care during the GPSA Senate meeting Monday evening.  Cody Tornow, WSU’s lead international student adviser,...

Only one department has announced they will halt admissions for fall 2021 so far, said Lisa Gloss, dean of WSUs Graduate School.

Department of Sociology not recruiting graduate students for fall 2021

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor February 12, 2021

The GPSA executive board discussed admissions for WSU graduate degree programs, as well as upcoming Professional Development Initiative events during a meeting Thursday. Rabayet Sadnan, GPSA awards...

Von Walden, professor and Faculty Senate member, said WSU Athletics struggled to pay debts from the football programs stadium and facility upgrades for about a decade.

Faculty senator says WSU needs ‘self-sustaining athletics department’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor February 9, 2021

A Faculty Senate member urged GPSA Senate to contact WSU’s student regent to oppose the proposal diverting $2-3 million annually from unappropriated funds to combat WSU Athletics’ debt crisis during...

Open positions include president, vice president, vice president of legislative affairs, senators and college representatives.

Application opens for GPSA general election

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor February 5, 2021

GPSA executive members discussed recruiting graduate students for the upcoming general election during a meeting Thursday afternoon.  Applications for the election opened Feb. 1 and will close...

Last semester GPSA put on about ten events. They had between 50 and 60 students attend virtual bingo, and around 20 people attend their virtual dinner night.

GPSA Executive Board discusses how to increase student engagement 

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor January 29, 2021

The GPSA Executive Board discussed upcoming events and how to advertise their programs more effectively during a meeting Thursday. Last semester GPSA put on about 10 events. They had between 50 and...

GPSA senators raised concerns about first-generation college students who would miss out on their opportunity to walk at graduation during the pandemic.

GPSA discusses WSU’s path to normality

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor January 26, 2021

A faculty guest speaker addressed concerns about WSU’s system-wide virtual graduation this spring and its plan for fall 2021 during the GPSA Senate meeting Monday evening. WSU issued a memo to faculty...

Samantha Cruz, director of legislative affairs, said she wants to require free menstrual products in residence hall bathrooms.

ASWSU Senators approve new member, resolution

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

ASWSU senators unanimously voted to approve Jack Maloy, junior history major, as an education senator. Maloy said his first goal as senator will be to monitor the arrest rate of Black people in Pullman....

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