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New ASWSU senators take office

TYLER WATSON | Evergreen reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, News

The 47th ASWSU Senate took the oath of office during Wednesday’s meeting, officially taking over as the 2017-2018 student government legislature.Before the 11 executive cabinet officers, selected by newly elected ASWSU President Jordan Frost, could be confirmed, the new senators themselves had to be ...

Two executive cabinet members denied during Senate confirmation meeting

From staff reports
April 20, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, News

After an eight-and-a-half hour ASWSU Senate meeting, two executive cabinet officer nominees were denied during the Senate confirmation hearings.Mitchell Weholt, current ASWSU director of communication, was the first to be denied.Executive cabinet members need a 2/3 majority vote to be confirmed and ni...

Senate tripled legislation activity since last year

JESSICA ZHOU | Evergreen reporter
April 17, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, Campus, News

The 46th ASWSU Senate tripled its legislative activity from the previous year by solidifying its mission and goals and restructuring the expected responsibilities of each senator.As of last week’s meeting, the Senate has passed 35 resolutions and 57 bills, in comparison to last year’s Senate, which ...

ASWSU passes six bills in four-hour meeting

TYLER WATSON | Evergreen reporter
March 30, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, News

The ASWSU Senate discussed funding for the Hawaiian club and the In It to End It club events for Mom’s weekend.The Hawaiian club delegates, including the Hawaiian club’s Treasurer Jessica Villanueva, asked the ASWSU Senate for $1,633 for their annual Mom’s weekend Luau event. The ASWSU Senate ...

ISC president’s impeachment process begins today

March 29, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, Campus, News

Impeachment proceedings for International Student Council President Kevin Lindquist begin today at 5 p.m. in CUB 204, before the regularly scheduled ASWSU Senate meeting.The ASWSU Judicial Board found Lindquist’s removal of former Programming Officer Leslie Rocha Roman unconstitutional last semester.The Inte...

Student leaders reflect on term

Student leaders reflect on term

JESSICA ZHOU | Evergreen reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, News

The current ASWSU president and vice president will soon relinquish office to their successors, leaving behind a legacy they see as characterized by greater efficiency in student government and improved relationships.“It’s bittersweet leaving all the best and worst things of WSU,” President Taylor Christenson said.T...

Free feminine hygiene products to start in April

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, Campus, News

Starting in April, ASWSU along with the CUB, the Student Recreation Center and the Chinook Student Center, will be offering free feminine hygiene products.Sen. Devon Holze wrote resolution 46-27, which the Senate passed unanimously last night. This resolution called for the executive branch and the Se...

Students choose Frost and Kalt

Students choose Frost and Kalt

CARMEN JARAMILLO | Evergreen reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, News

Jordan Frost and Garrett Kalt won the ASWSU presidential election Wednesday night by more than 1,000 votes, a landslide victory that earned them just under 70 percent of the vote.At about 8:30, an hour and a half after the polls closed, a knock at the door cut through the sounds of laughter at Kalt’...

Anders plans to support new administration

Anders plans to support new administration

DAN DOUCET | Evergreen assistant news editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU presidential and vice-presidential candidates Zachary Anders and Kai Amos gathered in their campaign manager Chris Ryder’s apartment with friends and supporters at about 7 p.m. Wednesday night.Anders said it was a competitive race and either way, he would not be surprised by the outcome.“I kno...

ASWSU candidates attend Black Student Union forum yesterday

JESSICA ZHOU | Evergreen reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, News

The Black Student Union (BSU) hosted both ASWSU tickets to participate in a forum on Tuesday as part of an annual event.The two tickets discussed racism and the culture of violence toward minorities and how the candidates would address these issues on campus if they were elected.In response to a que...

Day one brings high turnout

KAIA JOHNSON and DAN DOUCET | Evergreen reporter and assistant news editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under ASWSU, Campus, News

In the first 14 hours of the ASWSU election, students cast about half the total number of votes cast in the 2016 ASWSU election, the Election Board chair Kourtni Jefson said.In last year’s election, 28 percent of the student body voted over a four-day period. Voting will only last two days this ye...

BSU hosts ASWSU candidate forum

JESSICA ZHOU | Evergreen reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under 2017 ASWSU Election, ASWSU, News

The Black Student Union (BSU) hosted both ASWSU tickets to participate in a forum on Tuesday as part of an annual event .The two tickets discussed issues surrounding racism and the culture of violence toward minorities and how the candidates would address these issues on campus if they were elected.In resp...