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Gilmore, Silva to lead GPSA

Gilmore, Silva to lead GPSA

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Top-feature

Graduate and Professional students chose Amir Gilmore as GPSA president and David Silva as vice president for the 2018-2019 school year on Thursday night. Gilmore and Silva ran uncontested, winning 436 of the 489 ballots cast for GPSA president and vice president. Gilmore has been a part of GPSA...

ASWSU, GPSA polls open today

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen news editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under ASWSU, GPSA, News, WSU Pullman campus

ASWSU and the Graduate and Professional Students Association are holding president, vice president and Senate elections, as well as sending referendums to voters. Both GPSA and ASWSU voting has opened. Undergraduate students can take part in the ASWSU vote at stations in the CUB or online at studentvote.wsu.edu....

A complete guide to the GPSA Senate election

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News

The Graduate and Professional Student Association will elect new senators this week. Graduate and professional students can vote now through 5 p.m. Thursday. All voting will be online at studentvote.wsu.edu. The following information comes from personal statements the candidates gave to GPSA. Some...

GPSA president, VP, senate candidates debate

GPSA president, VP, senate candidates debate

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The candidates on the sole presidential ticket for the Graduate and Professional Students Association laid out their platform at a debate Monday in Butch’s Den, saying they want to advocate on behalf of their constituents and work together between departments. The candidates are Amir Gilmore for...

GPSA approves Children’s Center funding

GPSA approves Children’s Center funding

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, WSU Pullman campus

Members of the Graduate and Professional Students Association approved the $15,000 budget proposal for the Children’s Center at their regular meeting Monday. GPSA will propose a budget to the S&A Fee Committee, which will later recommend fees and allocations of funds to the Office of the President. Josh...

GPSA weighs funding for child care

GPSA weighs funding for child care

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

February 16, 2018


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

Graduate and professional students will have to decide between increasing funding for the on-campus Children’s Center, or maintaining it and allocating those funds elsewhere. A budget proposal regarding funding for the Children’s Center’s evening child care was announced at the Graduate and...

GPSA puts media fee on ballot

GPSA puts media fee on ballot

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Showcase

A majority of Graduate and Professional Students Association senators voted to put Student Media’s $5 student fee on the ballot for the regular election next month. Gabriella Ramos, Student Media outreach coordinator, said the organization needs the fee to continue printing as a daily newspaper...

Grad students want changes to housing

Grad students want changes to housing

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

February 12, 2018


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

As on-campus housing rent prices increase, some graduate students worry their living conditions are not improving and that price changes will disproportionately affect certain groups. At a Graduate and Professional Students Association meeting in late January, some brought concerns to representatives...

Grad students avoid cuts through backfill

Grad students avoid cuts through backfill

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2018


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

Graduate and professional students were able to delay the impacts of university-wide spending cuts when the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture found alternative funding to backfill their stipend reductions. In September, teaching and research assistants in the college were told their...

GPSA hopes for a louder voice on campus

GPSA hopes for a louder voice on campus

Yasmeen Wafai, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, WSU Pullman campus

Expanding the graduate student organization, improving campus climate and holding a successful research expo are among the GPSA’s plans for the upcoming semester, President Shane Reynolds announced at the group’s first meeting of the semester. “[We’re] really trying to be proactive,” he...

Tax reform bill would disproportionately impact grad students

Tax reform bill would disproportionately impact grad students

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Administration, GPSA, News, Top-feature, Transparency

In an effort to overhaul the tax code, Congressional Republicans have proposed categorizing tuition waivers as taxable income, a provision that would severely impact graduate students. Josh Munroe, Graduate and Professional Student Association’s vice president of Legislative Affairs, has been talking...

Grad students’ stipends reduced

Grad students’ stipends reduced

FORREST HOLT, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Administration, GPSA, GPSA, Local, News, Research, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Hundreds of teaching and research assistants could lose about a sixth of their incomes, raising concerns that reducing stipends could become a standard practice for the university. Early this month, about 350 teaching and research assistants in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture were...

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