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ASWSU approves ‘Lauren’s Promise’

ASWSU approves ‘Lauren’s Promise’

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

November 6, 2019

The ASWSU Senate passed a resolution calling for all university syllabi to include “Lauren’s Promise” starting next semester. The promise was written by Jill McCluskey and includes information for how students can report sexual assault, domestic violence or stalking, and resources that are av...

ASWSU senators discuss campus projects

ASWSU senators discuss campus projects

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2019

A Tyrannosaurus rex, Mickey Mouse and a witch sat in on the ASWSU senate meeting last night. The senators wore Halloween costumes and heard updates from several members of university executives on the Division of Student Affairs. They discussed projects such as the university’s Culture and Heritage...

Students address decision to not retry Hargraves

Students address decision to not retry Hargraves

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office and ASWSU addressed the prosecutor’s decision to not retry Jerry Daniel Hargraves for first-degree custodial sexual misconduct. Hargraves, former Pullman police sergeant, was tried for first-degree custodial sexual misconduct following an incident involving...

Biannual political debate ends in handshake

Biannual political debate ends in handshake

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2019

The Young Democrats at WSU, The WSU GOP and the Young Americans for Liberty at WSU debated amongst each other last night and ended the public forum with a handshake between all members. ASWSU Issues and Forums held its fall debate in Todd Hall last night, inviting audience members to ask the three...

Senate discusses ongoing WSU police investigation

Senate discusses ongoing WSU police investigation

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2019

ASWSU discussed the ongoing investigation WSU Police is conducting regarding the disparity in arrest rates among black students during last night’s senate meeting. ASWSU vice president Jhordin Prescott said she is working with Administrative Sergeant Dawn Daniels to restructure and improve the process...

ASWSU calls for Pac-12 to stand with ASUU

ASWSU calls for Pac-12 to stand with ASUU

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2019

The ASWSU Senate passed a resolution Wednesday night in response to the University of Utah filing a motion to dismiss the $56 million lawsuit filed in June by Lauren McCluskey’s parents, Jill and Matt McCluskey, WSU professors. It calls for accountability from the University of Utah for failing to pr...

ASWSU urges Prosecutor to retry case

ASWSU urges Prosecutor to retry case

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen Reporter

October 1, 2019

ASWSU issued a press release Monday on Twitter calling for the Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office to retry former Pullman Police Sgt. Dan Hargraves, who was charged with first-degree custodial sexual misconduct. The charges followed an incident which occurred in April 2018 involving a female WSU st...

ASWSU approves funding for ‘Bangladesh Night’ event

ASWSU approves funding for ‘Bangladesh Night’ event

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2019

The ASWSU Senate is partially funding an event to represent the Bangladesh community and connect it to the WSU population. The senate approved funding of $3,200 to the Association for Bangladeshi Students and Scholars (ABSS) for its Bangladesh Night 2019. The event will be on Oct. 5 in the CUB Senior...

ASWSU addresses abortion demonstration

ASWSU addresses abortion demonstration

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 18, 2019

The ASWSU President addressed the abortion demonstration that happened Monday and Tuesday during the ASWSU senate meeting on Wednesday. President Quinton Berkompas testified to the senate and discussed university administration and ASWSU’s motivation to not inform students the demonstration was...

Over $1 million from S&A Fees were not allocated to students this school year

Over $1 million from S&A Fees were not allocated to students this school year

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

WSU students did not receive nearly $1.1 million earmarked for student use this year because WSU scholarships waive Services and Activities Fees before tuition. Students were not able to allocate this money to fund services from groups like ASWSU, GPSA and the CUB. ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas...

Senate approves its first pieces of legislation

Senate approves its first pieces of legislation

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2019

The ASWSU senate approved its first two bills of the legislative year to modify the responsibilities of delegates and executive officers during last night’s senate meeting. The first bill modifies the freshman delegate duties and their compensation. Freshman delegates will now hold one office hour...

ASWSU discusses upcoming resolutions

ASWSU discusses upcoming resolutions

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2019

Several ASWSU senators presented their ideas for upcoming resolutions during last night’s senate meeting. Monica Chavez, an uncertified senator, said she’d like to implement locks requiring identification card swipes on every floor in WSU residence halls. Older buildings on the south side of...

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