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ASWSU approves technology, S&A fee resolutions

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

With many new careers and industries focused around digital content creation, ASWSU approved a resolution to advocate more professional programs within the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication during their weekly meeting. College of Communication Sen. Harold Hyllseth authored the resolution that sup...

International Student Council elects new leaders

International Student Council elects new leaders

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

The International Student Council elected six new cabinet members that will lead the organization for the rest of the school year. Each applicant made a speech about how they would be the best candidates for their position Wednesday night in the CUB. ISC presidential candidate Ximeng Li ran unopposed...

ASWSU discusses funding, social media

ASWSU discusses funding, social media

TAYLOR CARNESS, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU and guest speakers discussed social media conduct of senators, as well as funding for the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club and the African Friendship Association’s events during their regular Wednesday meeting. During the public testimony of the meeting, Malik Dreher, president of Black Men Making...

‘Our voices will shatter stigmas’

‘Our voices will shatter stigmas’

JESSICA ZHOU, Evergreen assistant news editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

A hand-lettered banner draped below a row of drawings and paintings read: “Sometimes we have to take things in our own hands. Sometimes that is ourselves.” WSU students and community members submitted the gallery of artwork for "Project Fearless," an event aimed at illuminating problems of sexual...

New freshman requirements approved by ASWSU

New freshman requirements approved by ASWSU

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

An amendment to a bill requiring freshman delegates to complete two outreach hours each month was approved during an ASWSU meeting Wednesday. Written by freshman delegate Blake Gurney, the purpose of this amendment is to provide more opportunities for delegates to connect to their constituents. “We...

Resources offered for veterans on campus

Resources offered for veterans on campus

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Mental health for veterans is a legislative and community priority for groups on campus. James Dalton, ASWSU senator and vice president of the Student Veterans Committee, said the primary focus of the committee is to bring to light issues that veterans face and to promote veterans on campus. He said...

ASWSU approves retention counselor resolution

ASWSU approves retention counselor resolution

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

In response to cuts to retention counselors in Multicultural Student Services, ASWSU approved a resolution calling on university administration to hire more faculty from diverse backgrounds. Uncertified Senator Leonard Covarrubias spoke in support of the resolution, and said it was in response to...

Most departments received requested S&A funding

Most departments received requested S&A funding

TAYLOR CARNESS, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News

ASWSU recently released the 2017-2018 Services and Activities fee allocations, showing the distribution of funding to non-academic departments and organizations. S&A fees are a part of payments, outside of tuition, that are charged to all WSU students. This year, fees add up to $548 per full time...

Student Affairs funds three MSS jobs

Student Affairs funds three MSS jobs

JENNIFER FORSMANN, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

The Office of Student Affairs has permanently funded three Multicultural Student Services positions, after announcing they were cutting them from Multicultural Student Services last month. According to a memo sent from Vice President of Student Affairs Mary Jo Gonzales, a second budget review allowed...

ASWSU votes down GPA bill

ASWSU votes down GPA bill

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, WSU Pullman campus

A bill to raise the required grade point average of all current and incoming ASWSU Senate members was voted down during their regular meeting Wednesday. ASWSU Senators discussed raising the grade point average to qualify and continue to be a part of senate from 2.3 to 2.5. A higher GPA would provide...

ASWSU hosts fire and police forums

ASWSU hosts fire and police forums

REBECCA WHITE, Evergreen news editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, Pullman Community

WSU students will have an opportunity to offer their ideas on off-campus winter break parking to the Pullman Police Department during a public forum tomorrow evening. The police department will livestream the meeting, starting at 5 p.m. in Chinook Student Center, Room 150, on its Facebook page. To...

Multicultural programs to face budget cuts

Multicultural programs to face budget cuts

LINH NGUYEN and REBECCA WHITE

October 18, 2017


Filed under ASWSU, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Every seat in the audience and the ASWSU Senate was filled as Vice President of Student Affairs Mary Jo Gonzales explained that like the university, the Office of Student Affairs is facing an unsustainable deficit, a deficit leaders are looking to reduce by cutting from multicultural student programs. Gonzales...