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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...

Grad students showcase research

Grad students showcase research

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 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 26, 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 22, 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...

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...

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