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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

During family weekend, a maximum of 250 people can attend the Pacific Islanders Club event.

ASWSU: Students present plans for Pacific Islanders Club event

ALEXANDRIA BUCK, Evergreen reporter September 30, 2022

Students spoke to ASWSU about the Pacific Islanders Club's upcoming event during Family Weekend. The event will be like a luau, where four different groups are able to perform, said Marc Armas, senior...

Newly confirmed ASWSU members discuss the need for change on campus, Sept. 21.

ASWSU confirms three new members

ALEXANDRIA BUCK, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2022

ASWSU confirmed three new members during its meeting Wednesday night. Collin Bannister, freshman philosophy major, stood in front of ASWSU convincing them to pick him for the new director of Legislative...

Ainsley Carpenter, undeclared freshman, was sworn in as an uncertified senator, and Beatrice Anne Obaob, undeclared freshman, was later confirmed as an administrative assistant. 

New ASWSU members share commitment to diversity, inclusivity

SHANA HUANG, Evergreen reporter September 15, 2022

ASWSU confirmed two new members to the senate and administration respectively in a meeting Wednesday night.  Ainsley Carpenter, undeclared freshman, took to the podium and was later sworn in as an...

VIBES seeks to gain more attendance at its annual conference with new proposal.

ASWSU approves motion sending VIBES students to Seattle-Tacoma

ALEXANDRIA BUCK, Evergreen reporter September 8, 2022

Savannah Baker, Visionaries Inspiring Black Empowered Students co-chair, presented a motion to ASWSU during its Wednesday night meeting, requesting that WSU students be able to fly Seattle-Tacoma and inspire...

ASWSU hears updates from Executive staff, passes several bills

ASWSU hears updates from Executive staff, passes several bills

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2022

ASWSU Executive Assistant Lauren Moffat spoke to the 51st Senate at their Wednesday night meeting about some of the things she accomplished during her time on the Executive team.  This semester, Moffat...

Political science major Jelani Christopher was instrumental in establishing the Cougar Food Pantry during his time on the ASWSU Senate.

Former ASWSU Senator joins Teach for America

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

Jelani Christopher has been learning the ins and outs of student government at WSU, with hopes to eventually influence widespread change in the U.S. government.  Christopher, senior political science...

New ASWSU Senate meets for first time 

New ASWSU Senate meets for first time 

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2022

*Editor's note: this story has been udpated to remove inaccurate information about Palouse Ridge Golf Course's water usage.  The 52nd ASWSU Senate met for the first time following the 51st Senate meeting...

Besides several members of Sherry’s fraternity who abstained from the vote, every other senator voted in favor of starting the impeachment process for both individuals.  

‘This is the ASWSU way: don’t solve the problem, just send someone out to publicly lie about it’

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2022

ASWSU Senators moved to begin the impeachment process for Ben Sherry, ASWSU director of university affairs, and Jessica Sheets, ASWSU director of inclusion, diversity, and veteran affairs, for creating...

Patrick said the comments and allegations made do not represent what ASWSU stands for and who they are as a group.

ASWSU President Brian Patrick addresses recent allegations

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2022

ASWSU President Brian Patrick said he is sincere in his apologies regarding the recent allegations made by All-Campus Senator Nikolai Sublett. The allegations were made several weeks ago at the end...

Cleofa Vargas was recently elected as the Carson College of Business Senator.

Number of ASWSU Senate candidates at record low

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2022

This March’s ASWSU Senate elections had a record-low number of candidates, with only six people running for office. This is considered a low number for ASWSU Senate races, said ASWSU Pro Tempore Katie...

The Services and Activities Fee committee voted to increase the fee to make up for declining tuition rates and increased inflation.

Services and Activities Fee Committee votes to increase fee to $559

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 11, 2022

Members of the Services and Activities Fee Committee voted to increase the fee from $540 to $559, hoping this 3.5% increase will offset declining enrollment rates and rising inflation. The Board of...

ASWSU Senator Jacob Martinez speaks during an ASWSU meeting, April 6, in the Compton Union Building.

ASWSU Senate makes statement about alleged homophobic comments 

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2022

The ASWSU Senate made a statement at their Wednesday night meeting regarding the recent allegations of homophobic comments made by the executive staff.  The Senate has requested that more serious...

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