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Complete guide for the 2019 GPSA Senate election

Complete guide for the 2019 GPSA Senate election

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under GPSA, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The listed graduate students at WSU will fight for a seat on the GPSA Senate. Graduate and professional students can now vote online through 5 p.m. Friday. Susan Williams, GPSA director of Internal Affairs, provided all the information, including personal statements. Some statements have been edi...

GPSA presidential ticket presents plans

GPSA presidential ticket presents plans

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under GPSA, News, Top-feature

The only presidential and vice presidential GPSA ticket presented their plans for the future in a meeting Monday night. GPSA senator and presidential election polls opened Monday at 7 p.m. They will close on Friday at 5 p.m. Graduate and professional students can vote at https://studentvote.wsu.e...

GPSA passes transit fee increase after ASWSU

GPSA passes transit fee increase after ASWSU

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2019


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

GPSA approved a 5 percent increase in student transit fees to promote alternative transportation options for students. GIESORC also presented on promoting inclusivity at WSU. Transit fee increase Other than walking and driving, the transit fee encourages students to use public transportation. Th...

GPSA lobbies for health care, financial support

GPSA lobbies for health care, financial support

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under GPSA, News, WSU Pullman campus

GPSA senators brought awareness to resource limitations and lobbied for more financial support regarding graduate and professional students at the annual Coug Day at the Capitol in Olympia, Washington. Andrew Gillreath-Brown, a graduate research assistant in WSU’s Department of Anthropology, said...

Pullman 2040 wants to make community changes

Pullman 2040 wants to make community changes

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019


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

Francis Benjamin, the co-chair of the Pullman 2040 committee, talked about its efforts to change and improve the Pullman community at the GPSA meeting Monday night. He said the committee had looked at people’s feedback about what they wanted for Pullman, which included a small community that was...

Campus leaders lobby for more mental health services

Campus leaders lobby for more mental health services

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Administration, GPSA, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

As the Washington State Legislature continues its session this month, GPSA has been lobbying for certain issues affecting students such as mental health. GPSA is lobbying to raise awareness about student’s needs regarding mental health services, said Josh Munroe, GPSA vice president of legislativ...

GPSA discusses possible fees for lobbying group

GPSA discusses possible fees for lobbying group

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 8, 2019


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

GPSA senators discussed potentially splitting the membership fee for the Washington Student Association with ASWSU for this year at Monday night’s meeting. The Washington Student Association is a lobbying group made up of Washington state universities, such as WSU. The association includes the ...

GPSA considers alternative options for UREC fees

GPSA considers alternative options for UREC fees

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 27, 2018


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

A proposal to let graduate students use the Chinook Student Center, budget cuts and grants were discussed at Monday night’s GPSA meeting. Student Recreation Center and Chinook access GPSA is considering a proposal to allow graduate students to pay $157 for access to their choice of the Student R...

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 23, 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 9, 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...

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