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New website allows students to get involved

New website allows students to get involved

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 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 11, 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 28, 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 10, 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 27, 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 18, 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 10, 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 3, 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...

Grad students showcase research

Grad students showcase research

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

Apples may still harbor bacteria following a standard wash, but a WSU graduate student is looking into cleaner ways to package fruit. Ewa Pietrysiak, who presented her studies at the Academic Showcase and GPSA Research Expo on Thursday, stood in front of a poster with magnified images of listeria...

GPSA considers transit fee

GPSA considers transit fee

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News

Representatives from WSU Transportation Services discussed a proposal for a 5 percent student transit fee increase at the GPSA meeting Monday. John Shaheen, director of Transportation Services, said if the proposal is not approved, the current transit service levels will be maintained. However, without...

Grads oppose PROSPER Act in DC

Grads oppose PROSPER Act in DC

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News

A group of WSU graduate and professional students traveled to Washington, D.C. over spring break to lobby against a bill that could limit available loans and affect loan repayment plans. Members from the Graduate and Professional Student Association attended a national summit to advocate against the...

Grad students pass Student Media fee

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News

Graduate and Professional Students passed a $5 fee, joining their undergraduate counterparts in financially supporting the Office of Student Media, which houses The Daily Evergreen, the Chinook yearbook and the Visitors Magazine. According to the GPSA election results, about 52 percent of the graduate...

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